Publicly-funded recovery programs and services are available at the state level. Here is the name, website, street address and phone number for this state’s department of substance abuse services.
Dept. of Mental Health
1220 Bank Street
Phone: (804) 786-3921
Virginia Office of Substance Abuse Services
The Office of Substance Abuse Services (OSAS) plans, develops, directs, funds and monitors the delivery of comprehensive substance abuse services throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. To ensure the delivery of coordinated services to mutually served populations, OSAS provides liaison services to other state agencies that interact with the public substance abuse treatment services delivery system. OSAS is involved in design, development and implementation of evaluation processes, data reporting standards and measures used to analyze the delivery of public substance abuse treatment services. Monitoring and review of the public substance abuse prevention and treatment services delivery system assures compliance with federal and state standards, regulations and protocols. Click on the links below to learn more about OSAS’ goals and resources more…
Virginia Community Service Boards
A community services board (CSB) is the point of entry into the publicly-funded system of services for mental health, intellectual disability, and substance abuse. CSBs provide pre-admission screening services 24-hours per day, 7 days per week. Click on the name of a CSB in the table below or visit the CSB’s website for more information. The CSB address list is available here.
Drug & Alcohol Rehab Centers in Virginia
Here is a list of providers within this geographic area. They are primarily hospital-based programs. Most hospital-based programs accept Medicare, Medicaid, state-funded and private insurance. In general they do medical detox. Most offer some other level of care, such as Intensive Outpatient (IOP) and /or Partial Hospitalization Programs (PHP). Their staff is very helpful and knowledgeable. If you need help finding a residential program, call us and we can assist you.
Virginia Drug & Alcohol Rehab Centers
Below is a map of the above listed recovery programs.
Click on any arrow to bring up more information about the facility, including reviews which can be found on the detail pop-up screen. For website and other information, click the drop down menu in the upper left corner of the map. To access detailed information; click on the listing for a program. You can also simply click on the “red post marker” to bring up the detail screen.
Reviews and website information can be found on the detail screen. Be sure and use the drop down menu in the upper left-hand corner for more information and quick access
Listed in alphabetical order by city
|Hampton||Riverside Behavioral Health||757-827-1001|
|Virginia Beach||Virginia Beach Psychiatric||757-496-6000|
Levels of Care
There is more than one type of program for substance abuse. The “30 day” inpatient type of a facility is the most intense and suggested for people with chronic addiction problems. Call us for detailed information about the various levels in the “continuum of care”.
There are 4 levels of treatment care. Each provides a different level and type of service.
levels of care:
- Intensive Outpatient ( IOP)
- Partial Day Programs
- Inpatient Residential
Detox & Stabilization
Detoxification from alcohol and any mood altering chemicals is the first phase of treatment. Detox MUST be done under the medical supervision of a licensed MD. Today, there are state-of-the-art medications available to ease and minimize the cravings and effects of withdrawal.
There is a possibility withdrawal may cause a severe reaction, resulting in the “Delirium Tremors” (DTs). If someone does go into the DTs, there is a 30% chance it will be fatal.
Intensive Outpatient Programs
An outpatient facility offers similar services as partial day and inpatient except clients do not stay at the facility overnight. Intensive outpatient (IOP) generally offers 1 hour of treatment 3 days a week. Group therapy includes skills training, relapse prevention, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and motivational enhancement therapy (MET). A qualified addiction specialist, trained in the various therapies, leads the sessions.
The difference between Outpatient and Intensive Outpatient is how many times per week a client is required to attend.
- Individual Psychotherapy
- Group Therapy
- Relapse Prevention
- Lectures and Education
Partial Day Programs
Partial Hospital Programs (PHP), is also known as “day treatment”. It is a more intensive level of care than outpatient. It provides a half day of therapy 5 times per week. Clients do not stay overnight while being provided therapy and care. This level fills the need of some individuals who need daily treatment, but are unable to attend full-time inpatient residential. PHP provides virtually all the same types of therapy as outpatient on a more intense and regular basis.
Residential inpatient programs are a type of therapy where the individual lives in the center and receives rehabilitation over a course of several weeks or months. These live-in facilities specialize in expert care for chemical dependency, alcoholism, as well any underlying psychological problems. Because almost half of all people suffering from substance abuse are also suffering from a co-existing mental health condition, many facilities offer some type of dual therapy that addresses both.
Other Pages of Interest
Find Alcoholics Anonymous – AA Meetings in VA
Find Narcotics Anonymous – NA Meetings in VA