Holistic Approach to Alcoholism Treatment Takoma Park MD

There are a number of challenges and fears of a complete treatment for any kind of physical addiction, whether it is alcohol or any other substance abuse. Research at alcoholism treatment centers to find out new and innovative ways for the treatment of alcoholism has given way to holistic methods of treating alcohol dependence.

Washington Adventist Hospital
(301) 891-7600x5600
7600 Carroll Avenue
Takoma Park, MD
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
Language Services
Spanish

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Walter Reed Army Medical Center
(202) 782-3969
MCWR-DCA-CCC
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Andromeda Transcultural Health
(202) 291-4707
1400 Decatur Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Gays and Lesbians
Language Services
Creole, French, German, Portugese, Russian, Spanish

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Family Health Center
(301) 779-2461
3415 Hamilton Street
Hyattsville, MD
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Amharic, Spanish

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Kolmac Clinic
(301) 589-0255
1003 Spring Street
Silver Spring, MD
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Another Way Inc
(301) 434-2622
1363 Holton Lane
Takoma Park, MD
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
French, Spanish

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Bridge Back Program
(202) 829-9199
4800 Arkansas Avenue NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with HIV/AIDS, Pregnant/postpartum women
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Mental Health Clinic
(301) 439-7200
1011 University Boulevard
Silver Spring, MD
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Portugese, Spanish

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Counseling Plus Inc
(301) 565-9001
8561 Fenton Street
Silver Spring, MD
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Korean, Spanish, Vietnamese

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Veterans Affairs Medical Center
(202) 745-8336x7168
50 Irving Street NW 3-C North
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women

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Holistic Approach to Alcoholism Treatment

There are a number of challenges and fears of a complete treatment for any kind of physical addiction, whether it is alcohol or any other substance abuse. Research at alcoholism treatment centers to find out new and innovative ways for the treatment of alcoholism has given way to holistic methods of treating alcohol dependence. These approaches mainly try to understand how the chemical addiction affects the functioning of the mind and the spiritual being of a person in accordance with his body. Holistic treatment of addiction encompasses the use of various kinds of unconventional methods like acupuncture, massage, yoga, nutrition as well as power work out. In some cases even Ayurveda and homeopathy are used to treat chronic cases of alcohol abuse. Holistic approach is to consider the body and the mind as one and to treat the two together.

Ways to Achieve a Holistic Treatment:

In order to avoid the side effects produced by alcohol in the first place and secondly by medication many alcoholism treatment centers are finding it best to approach a holistic method of treatment that will try to stay as natural in its methods as possible. The following are of some of the things that can be done in order to achieve a holistic treatment:

• Find a counselor who specializes in treatment of addiction by a holistic approach and then talk to him about the problems ailing you or your family member or friend. When you find it difficult to find anyone practicing a holistic approach to treatment then you can seek help from non-profit organizations specializing on natural food habits etc to help you out. You can also look in online communities and blogs for your kind of treatment.

• Find out in detail about the process of acupuncture. Ask yourself or your family member if it is feasible to undergo a treatment through this method. You can also go and visit an acupuncture specialist and talk to him regarding your signs of dependence. Acupuncture as a method of treatment is gaining prominence in the East as well as the West. However acupuncture is considered a supplement to the course.

• You can enroll for a Christian rehabilitation program which will be completely faith based. There are many approaches to spirituality. People who are otherwise uncomfortable about a strict religious practice may welcome guidance from some spiritual source in times of their distress in dealing with alcoholism. The purpose here is not the propagation of any one kind of religion but the ...

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