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Anne Arundel General Treatment Services Inc

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Causes: Mental Health, Substance Abuse Treatment

Mission: To provide alcohol and drug abuse treatment to adolescents and adults.

Programs: Anne arundel general treatment services' outpatient programs consist of the following:ambulatory detoxification program provides an opportunity for individuals to be safely withdrawn from alcohol and other drugs in a non-threatening environment, followed by referral to the next appropriate level of care for ongoing support in recovery. The ambulatory detoxification program operates from 8 a. M. To 6:30 p. M. Monday through friday. Adolescent intensive outpatient program is a 12-week program with three phases requiring specific tasks to be completed prior to movement to the next phase. Sessions are held three times a week, with each session lasting for three hours. Parents attend group sessions monday evenings for family education. Adolescent continuing care program meets once a week for one and one half hours for a minimum of six weeks. This program supports those who have attended an intensive outpatient program and are continuing a recovery program. Adolescent at risk group meets once a week for one hour for five weeks. Adolescents referred to this program have a limited amount of chemical use with no identifiable pattern of use. There is one session specifically held for parents during the five-week program. Adult intensive outpatient program offers patients in this level of care five sessions per week and upon completion of treatment plan goals, the ability to transition to four sessions/three sessions per week until all treatment goals have been met. Adult continuing care meets once per week for one and a half hours with adults participating between three to nine months. This program supports those who have attended an intensive outpatient program and are continuing a recovery program. Traditional outpatient group meets one and a half hours weekly for twelve weeks. Adults referred to this program have experienced some, but few negative consequence of their use or have had a brief relapse. The focus during this program includes education, self-diagnosis, defense mechanisms, development of a sober support network and relapse prevention. Dwi alcohol treatment program is a state certified/mva approved treatment program that meets once a week for 26 weeks. Dwi 12-hour education program is a state certified/mva approved education program that meets two hours weekly for six weeks. Education focuses on identifying drinking patterns, the problems of drinking and driving, and alternatives to being on the highway if you consume alcohol. Mva alcohol and drug education program is a one time, three-hour program required by the state of maryland in order to obtain a maryland driver's license. Toxicology screens: pathways offers walk-in urine drug screens to the public.

anne arundel general treatment services' inpatient program is a 24-hour, seven-day-a-week chemical dependency program for adolescents (ages 13-18) and adults (age 18 and older). Length of stay is based on the individual's clinical need. The major components of treatment for both adults and adolescents are:- medically-supervised detoxification - 24-hour medical/nursing care - group/individual counseling - addiction and recovery education - 12-step group meetings - family therapy/education - spirituality groups - adventure therapy: this is an experiential group therapy that utilizes physical initiatives (tasks) to allow exploration of issues, such as trust, problem solving, self-confidence, interpersonal skills and decision making. A specially trained and certified adventure therapist leads all groups. The goals of this program are to increase self-awareness and behavioral change crucial to the recovery process. Additional components of treatment for adolescents are: - pathways school program: a highly-structured, educational environment that is designed to meet the individual needs of each student. Pathways' intent is to allow the student to fulfill, with minimal interruption, basic school requirements during treatment at pathways, whether or not the individual is enrolled in school. Fully-licensed professionals provide instruction based on the student's home school curriculum. The educational team leader for this program is a masters-level maryland certified special education teacher. - pre-ged testing - age appropriate social and leisure skills partial hospitalization program is offered to patients who are medically stable and can be treated at a lower level of care than inpatient. Program hours are from 8 a. M. To 5 p. M. Daily, which allows patients the opportunity to live at home with their family and/or significant others. The program phases and components are similar to the inpatient program. The program also has a boarder component that allows patients to stay overnight at pathways for a minimal fee.

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