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Inpatient Addiction Treatment

Inpatient Program (Detoxification & Rehabilitation)

Inpatient Addiction Treatment often begins with a medically controlled and safe detoxification process—eliminating the substance from the patient's body. A team made up of an attending physician, nurse, and counselor monitors and controls the detoxification process to ensure a safe and complete withdrawal. 

All patients will be referred to follow-up treatment once detox is completed. Some patients may be recommended to continue an Inpatient Treatment Program here or residential treatment in another facility. However, many people will be referred to another level of care, typically Intensive Outpatient Treatment (Program), once they are done detoxing.

The Inpatient Program features a flexible length of stay, rather than a set number of days, to allow for the individualized design of treatment plans for each patient. Once detoxification is complete, the patient care team works together to devise a comprehensive treatment program for each patient. We utilize a holistic approach to maximize each person's life quest for liberty from addiction and the pursuit of wellness. The unit is staffed by experienced around-the-clock nurses who are specially trained in addiction treatment.

Patients staying for our 21- to 28-days of Inpatient Care will be given a psycho-social assessment to determine their individual educational plans to compliment the four major goals of treatment listed above. Educational plans are developed for each patient drawing on as many of the program’s resources as your treatment plan requires.

The Inpatient Program features a series of videos, lectures and specialized education groups about an addictive disease. Understanding the nature of the illness, its cause, progression, and effective management is the focus of counseling and task-centered group work. Each patient will work with the counseling and nursing staff to become knowledgeable about their addictive disease.

Patients will be transitioned to other levels of care based upon these considerations.

During treatment, patients are introduced to the philosophy of Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous. Patients are assisted to understand the proper use of 12-step programs in order to maximize the benefit of these programs in maintaining an active recovery program.

Our commitment emphasizes a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary approach to treatment with a care plan that is tailor-made and customized to meet each patient's specific needs and preferences. All patients receive the highest caliber of medical treatment for any health-related concerns, including therapeutic nutrition supplementation and counseling.

  • Gold Standard, Evidence-based Alcohol Detoxification Nursing Assessment
  • Scientifically-based Art Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Recreational Therapy
  • Meditation Education and Spiritual Care
  • Massage Therapy, Acupuncture, and Binaural Sound Therapy

We are devoted to promoting a full spectrum of addiction treatment services which enhance successful outcomes, including our 21-day Intensive Care Inpatient Program, with the continuation of care through our Intensive Outpatient Programs. Our clinical work is guided by the latest research and evidence-based practices to optimize your recovery and wellness.

Concerned Person's Program

Family members, friends, loved ones and co-workers are all affected by an addicted person's disease. The Families/Concerned Person Program recognizes this fact and provides education and information about addictive diseases and how addiction affects the lives of those who care for the addicted person. The program also encourages families and friends to become involved with AL-ANON and sponsors family discussion forums that focus on the adjustments that come following the patient's discharge and during ongoing recovery.

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    • Phone 703.558.8662
    • Hours  8:00 am - 9:00 pm

      Visitng Hours
      9:00 am - 3:00 pm
    • Medical Director
      Patricia S. Roy, MD

      Clinical Coordinator Michael Bowman, LCSW

1701 N. George Mason Drive | Arlington, VA 22205-3698 | tel 703.558.5000
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