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Inpatient Program
(Detoxification & Rehabilitation)

About the Program

Treatment often begins with a medically controlled and safe detoxification process. 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, once they are done detoxing. Patients staying for our 21 to 28 days of inpatient will be given a psycho-social assessment to determine their individual educational plans to compliment the four major goals of treatment listed below. Educational plans are developed for each patient drawing on as many of the program’s resources as your treatment plan requires.

The goals of the Addiction Treatment Program include:

  • Education: To teach the chronic disease model of addiction to each patient.
  • Self Diagnosis: To help patients understand and accept their addiction.
  • Community Resources: To educate patients about effective methods for treating their chronic disease on an ongoing basis in order to maintain abstinence from alcohol and other mood-altering substances. This will focus largely on the tools of AA and NA.
  • Personal Responsibility: To help patients take personal responsibility for ongoing recovery in order to prevent relapse.

The program features a series of 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. The length of stay in the inpatient program is based on medical need, educational needs, desire for rehabilitation and recommendations by the treatment team and referral sources. 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.

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

Concerned Persons Group

The sessions of the Concerned Persons Group focus on helping individuals, families, and friends to understand the disease of addiction and how it affects everyone. The Group helps to explain how addiction is a family illness that changes everyone who is involved.

The sessions meet every Tuesday from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. All sessions are free.

Alumni

Our alumni association, AHATAA has been around almost since the program's inception. They support all aspects of the program including:

  • Facilitating a group on long-term recovery issues.
  • Hosting a celebration for program graduates and alumni celebrating recovery milestones. A couple of months ago an alumnus came back from Florida to celebrate 27 years in recovery.
  • Holding an annual dinner to celebrate another year in recovery.
  • Hosting quarterly workshops designed to support extended recovery and educate attendees on the sustained recovery.
  • Supporting each other in the recovery process.

Admission & Insurance

Our Intake Coordinator will work with you over the phone to complete a pre-admission assessment, a 15-to-20 minute clinical evaluation of you or your family members addiction history (i.e. pattern of substance use, drug of choice, etc.) and behavioral health issues (i.e. anxiety disorders, depression, bipolar, etc.). We will also collect your insurance and financial information in this initial assessment. Once we quickly verify your insurance benefits we will ensure that your insurance benefits are utilized for treatment.

We accept almost all insurances including Aetna, Blue Cross Federal, Care First, CIGNA, Medicare, Tricare, United Healthcare, etc.

Inpatient Contact Info

Intake Line: 703.558.6755 | Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Recovery & Wellness Unit Line (24/7): 703.558.8662

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Contact Info
  • Intake Line: 703.558.6755
    Monday - Friday
    8:00 am - 3:30 pm
  • Recovery & Wellness Unit Line (24/7): 703.558.8662
  • Visiting Hours:
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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