Treatments for Addiction Washington DC

Just as there are many kinds of substance abuse, there are many options available to you when deciding among varying treatments for addiction. Which option you choose depends upon several factors, including the drug of choice. Because alcohol, for instance, affects the body differently from cocaine, and heroin differently from methamphetamine, it’s wise to choose a treatment facility that has experience in treating your particular addiction, or even specializes in such treatment.

Gospel Rescue Ministries
(202) 842-1731x218
810 5th Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men

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So Others Might Eat Inc (SOME)
(202) 797-8806x1000
60 O Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Men
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Institute for Behavioral Change
(202) 675-8315
401 H Street NE
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Whitman Walker Clinic/Mental Hlth and
(202) 939-7623
1701 14th Street NW
Washington, DC
Hotline
(202) 797-4444
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Gays and Lesbians, Men, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Addiction Prevention and Recovery
(202) 535-1242
1300 First Street NE
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Clean and Sober Streets
(202) 783-7343
425 2nd Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men, Criminal justice clients

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Latin American Youth Center
(202) 319-2225
1419 Columbia Road NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Gays and Lesbians, Pregnant/postpartum women, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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DOH/Addiction Prevention and Recovery
(202) 698-3773
1905 E Street SE
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with HIV/AIDS, Seniors/older adults, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women

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Howard University Hospital
(202) 865-6611
2041 Georgia Avenue NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Samaritan Inns
(202) 667-8831
2523 14th Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Halfway house

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Treatments for Addiction

You Have Options in Treatments for Addiction

Just as there are many kinds of substance abuse, there are many options available to you when deciding among varying treatments for addiction. Which option you choose depends upon several factors, including the drug of choice. Because alcohol, for instance, affects the body differently from cocaine, and heroin differently from methamphetamine, it’s wise to choose a treatment facility that has experience in treating your particular addiction, or even specializes in such treatment. Use the filters under our “Programs by Drug” heading to find such specialized treatment.

A second decision you’ll need to make is whether you want to follow a strict twelve-step approach, such as that used by Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous, or whether you would prefer another protocol such as holistic treatment. The twelve-step approach is the most common of the various treatments for addiction , and most of the facilities we list offer it, sometimes in combination with other treatment modes. The holistic approach uses such factors as meditation, self-hypnosis, yoga, nutritional counseling, physical fitness and acupuncture. The purpose is to treat the whole person, body and spirit, not just the addiction. You’ll find a filter for holistic treatment and other non-twelve step treatments under our listing of “Special Focus Programs.”

A third decision you’ll need to make is whether you need inpatient or outpatient treatment. If you ar...

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