Inspiration Health Addiction Treatment Center (IHAT) is a premier outpatient addiction clinic located in Virginia Beach and offers a range of treatment services that will help you or your family member to break the vicious cycle of alcohol or drug / opioids addiction.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), cigarettes cause one out of every five fatalities in the United States each year. The Inspiration Health Addiction Treatment Center is pleased to provide a smoking cessation program that makes quitting smoking and living a healthier lifestyle simple.
Nicotine addiction, also known as Nicotine Use Disorder, affects the brain’s circuits, resulting in dependency and tolerance. Because nicotine is legal, it is easy to obtain and in sufficient quantities for those suffering from this awful disease. Nicotine-containing goods are harmful not only to the user, but also to others who are in proximity due to second-hand smoke.
Tobacco products can lead to the development of several cancers in those who are addicted to nicotine.
At Inspiration Health Addiction Treatment Center (IHAT), our physicians and medical practitioners utilize medications for Nicotine addiction treatment to control and reduce withdrawal symptoms and cravings in persons suffering from Nicotine Use Disorders, in conjunction with individual and group counseling, care coordination and behavioral therapies, and twelve-step programs like Narcotics Anonymous (NA) to assist persons with their sustained recovery. Individuals who use our Nicotine Replacement Therapy can quit smoking and enjoy happier, healthier lives.
Treatment for Nicotine Use Disorders can be provided in person by our medical practitioners, or appointments can be made via telemedicine.
We make every effort to organize same-day appointments for our Nicotine addicted patients. Nicotine addiction and Nicotine use disorders are specialties of our doctors and counselors.
Our doctors offer a variety of pharmaceutical treatments that they may personalize to each person’s Nicotine Use Disorder in order to help them quit easily and maintain their nicotine-free status.
Counseling is known to be a key component in an individual’s recovery when used in addition to Medication-Assisted Treatment for the treatment of and recovery from Nicotine/Tobacco use disorders. Methods such as Nicotine Replacement Therapy can be combined with other behavioral health therapies to increase chance of long-term recovery. Our licensed professional counselors and other members of the counseling department are trained in substance abuse counseling and mental health counseling. They regularly conduct individual, group, and family therapy sessions. Techniques used by our Behavioral Health and Substance Use Disorder counselors include Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Counseling helps clients address grief and loss, family relationships, anger management, and other underlying conditions that may be hindering recovery. Clients are also taught coping skills and given the necessary tools to identify and avoid triggers that may also be necessary for recovery.
With every effort made to make treatment as convenient as possible for those suffering from addictions of all kinds, it is feasible to see your counselor, care coordinator, and medical practitioner on the same day at the same location when seeking help at IHAT. Clients can come to individual therapy sessions in our inviting office that is a friendly, safe, and secure environment. To address the physical and psychological effects of a substance use disorder, clients will have an individual treatment plan prepared in collaboration with their physicians and counseling staff. Individual counseling sessions can help each client develop coping skills, identify substance use triggers, develop a relapse prevention strategy, and treat co-occurring psychological issues that have made maintaining sobriety nearly impossible. If a client’s schedule makes personal attendance problematic, telehealth allows them to attend individual therapy sessions; nonetheless, personal presence is encouraged whenever possible.
Today, many people suffer from Nicotine Use Disorder (NUD) or Tobacco Use Disorder (TUD), previously known as nicotine dependence. Here at Inspiration Health Addiction Treatment Center, we want our clients to know they are not alone. Our trained counseling staff members organize and chair group counseling sessions throughout the week in our beautiful facilities. Group sessions allow clients the opportunity to hear from other people who are afflicted by NUD or TUD and process new ideas presented by the counselor on how to live healthier lives without the use of harmful substances. The support gained through open communication during group sessions has proved effective not only in the initial stages of recovery but throughout long-term sustained sobriety. Clients are also given the opportunity to join groups and counseling sessions by telehealth if a client’s schedule makes personal attendance difficult, but personal attendance is encouraged when possible.
At Inspiration Health Addiction Treatment Center, we have substance use care coordinators who ensure that necessary services, including mental health services, are available to our clients. Our care coordinators and interdisciplinary team, which includes our medical doctors, make referrals, and connect clients to community resources to meet our clients’ social needs. That includes individual care plans our clients participate in that are developed in conjunction with our doctors, medical professionals, and counselors to meet our clients’ individual needs and track their progress in overcoming Nicotine/Tobacco use disorders.
We understand that our clients have a lot on their plates, whether it’s work, family, education, or legal commitments. Inspiration Health Addiction Treatment Center offers a variety of days and times to schedule your next appointment. What if you can’t make it to the clinic for an in-person appointment? No problem. We offer telehealth appointments that clients can attend anywhere they have access to a smartphone, tablet, or computer. Telehealth is a straightforward procedure. Clients simply supply Inspiration Health Addiction Treatment Center with a valid email address, receive a link, and click on the link to attend the telemedicine appointment on the scheduled date and time. If the client has a camera on their phone, tablet, or computer, they will be able to view and talk with the doctor or licensed professional counselor as if they were in the same room.
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