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Addiction and Behavioral Counseling Services offer Court Ordered OWI programs, group counseling, individual counseling, LGBT program, addiction treatment, relapse prevention, adolescent therapy, anger management, domestic violence, battery, Minor in Possession Program (MIP), Substance Abuse Education, and Intensive Outpatient Program.
ABCS believes that addiction is a disease and that no two people are alike, they create an individualized treatment plan for each client.
Services are provided in English, Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian and Polish.
Group therapy is any therapeutic work that happens in a group (not one-on-one). There are a number of different group therapy modalities, including support groups, experiential therapy, psycho-education, and more. Group therapy involves treatment as well as processing interaction between group members.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a therapy modality that focuses on the relationship between one's thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. It is used to establish and allow for healthy responses to thoughts and feelings (instead of unhealthy responses, like using drugs or alcohol). CBT has been proven effective for recovering addicts of all kinds and is used to strengthen a patient's own self-awareness and ability to self-regulate. CBT allows individuals to monitor their own emotional state, become more adept at communicating with others, and manage stress without needing to engage in substance abuse.
In individual therapy, a patient meets one-on-one with a trained psychologist or counselor. Therapy is a pivotal part of effective substance abuse treatment, as it often covers root causes of addiction, including challenges faced by the patient in their social, family, and work/school life.
Trauma therapy addresses traumatic incidents from a client's past that are likely affecting their present-day experience. Trauma is often one of the primary triggers and potential causes of addiction, and can stem from child sexual abuse, domestic violence, having a parent with a mental illness, losing one or both parents at a young age, teenage or adult sexual assault, or any number of other factors. The purpose of trauma therapy is to allow a patient to process trauma and move through and past it, with the help of trained and compassionate mental health professionals.
The goal of treatment for alcoholism is abstinence. Those with poor social support, poor motivation, or psychiatric disorders tend to relapse within a few years of treatment. For these people, success is measured by longer periods of abstinence, reduced use of alcohol, better health, and improved social functioning. Recovery and Maintenance are usually based on 12 step programs and AA meetings.
Many of those suffering from addiction also suffer from mental or emotional illnesses like bipolar disorder, depression, or anxiety disorders. Substance abuse facilities treating those with a dual diagnosis or co-occurring disorder administer treatment to address the person's mental health issue in addition to drug and alcohol rehabilitation.
A combined mental health and substance abuse facility has the staff and resources available to handle individuals with both mental health and substance abuse issues. It can be challenging to determine where a specific symptom stems from (a mental health issue or an issue related to substance abuse), so mental health and substance abuse professionals are helpful in detangling symptoms and keeping treatment on track.
Opioid treatment programs specialize in supporting those recovering from opioid addiction. They treat those suffering from addiction to illegal opioids like heroin, as well as prescription drugs like oxycodone. They typically combine both physical as well as mental and emotional support to help stop addiction. Physical support often includes medical detox and subsequent medical support (including medication), and mental support includes in-depth therapy to address the underlying causes of addiction.
Do you take insurance? Yes, but not state insurance (i.e HIP, Medicare or Medicaid)
Are you certified by the State of Indiana? Yes
We are a court approved program.
How many classes would I have to take for a court mandated program? Between 5 and 32 groups. We also specialize in out of state cases and interventions.
Are your counselors certified? Yes
Are your counselors licensed? Yes
Do you work with adolescents? Over the age of 17 years old
Substance Abuse Education Program
Group therapy that covers education on substance abuse, the mind, body and consequences of substance abuse. Typically, 5-10 sessions
Risk/Relapse Program designed to address coping skills, abstinence, goal setting, self-esteem, cognitive therapy, developing new habits. Typically, 11-15 sessions
Intensive Outpatient Program
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