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Addiction Services


Alliance Health Center offers dual diagnosis treatment in Meridian, MS. We know that addiction is a chronic, progressive and often fatal disease. But we also know it can be identified and treated. Early intervention can prevent the devastating consequences that multiply as the disease progresses. Our partial hospitalization program also offers a lodging component.

Addiction

An addictive disease knows no boundaries. Substances used may include alcohol, amphetamines, cocaine, marijuana, benzodiazepine, opiates or pain medication. Often, medications initially prescribed for chronic pain become addictive. Addiction may also have a co-occurring mental illness.

Addressing the causes

In treating addiction, the staff at Alliance Health Center focuses on the underlying physical, mental and spiritual symptoms.  The key is the personal attention the staff gives each and every patient.

Medical Detoxification

Sometimes, detoxification is the first step in healing and recovery. We offer medical detoxification for individuals that come to Alliance Health Center. The detoxification unit at Alliance Health Center is managed by a psychiatrist. Medications are carefully chosen and monitored to safely detox the patient with the minimal discomfort. Our doctors will use Suboxone but for opiate detox only. The length of stay in this unit varies due to many factors, but most people complete the process within five to seven days. In some cases, the patient may be transferred to a dual diagnosis track for several days to gain insight into this complicated disease in a safe, stable environment.

Pathways

“Pathways” is one part of a continuum of care for those persons who have an acute exacerbation of an addiction and a mental health illness.  Addictions can include a chemical dependency, eating disorder, gambling or some other addictive behavior that interferes with their ability function on a day by day basis.  Services that are provided include detoxing from addictive substances, relapse prevention, psychotherapy, experiential /expressive therapy and activities, and intensive case management.  A primary goal of the program is to support recovery and transition to continued or long term therapy in an appropriate setting.

Pathways offer you individualized services such as:

* Detoxification
* Dual diagnosis
* Group therapy
* Psychoeducation such as

- Relapse prevention
- Coping Skills
- Problems solving
- Non-narcotic Pain Management
- Stress Management
- Supportive Family Education
- Expressive and Experiential Therapy
- Referral to long term treatment
- Discharge Planning


Help is Just a Phone Call Away

We cannot offer diagnosis, counseling or recommendations online, but an Assessment and Referral specialist is available 24 hours/7 days a week at 601.483.6211 or 877.853.3094. If you are currently experiencing an emergency, please dial 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.

If you prefer to contact us via email, please click here to fill out a request information form.

 

Alliance Health Center
5000 Highway 39 North | Meridian, MS 39301
Phone: 601.483.6211 | 877.853.3094