Arizona Outpatient Alcohol And Drug Treatment

Created On Wednesday, 22, August 2012
Modified On Tuesday, 09, November 2021

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Within Arizona's largest cities such as Phoenix, Glendale, Tucson, and Scottsdale, the percentage of people using drugs is on the rise, from illegal drugs such as meth and cocaine to legitimate pharmaceuticals such as painkillers and anti-depressants. Facing a rise in addiction, there has been a growth in public funding dedicated to fighting drug addiction. Parts of these programs are the various outpatient centers and clinics that see ex-addicts weekly in order to help them live a drug-free life. The government's outpatient programs offer the following:

Outpatient behavioral treatment encompasses a wide variety of programs for patients who visit a clinic at regular intervals. Most of the programs involve individual or group drug counseling. Some programs also offer other forms of behavioral treatment such as:

Cognitive-behavioral therapy, which seeks to help patients recognize, avoid, and cope with the situations in which they are most likely to abuse drugs. Multidimensional family therapy, which was developed for adolescents with drug abuse problems as well as their families-addresses a range of influences on their drug abuse patterns and is designed to improve overall family functioning. Motivational interviewing, which capitalizes on the readiness of individuals to change their behavior and enter drug treatment. Motivational incentives (contingency management), which use positive reinforcement to encourage abstinence from drugs. Outpatient drug programs can work. One does not need to go in long-term residential treatment. The only question is ''which one should I choose''. This is where we come in. When someone calls us at addicted.org, our goal is to help them find the best treatment according to their situation. Contacting us is free of charge, and we will gladly help.

Is Outpatient Treatment Effective?

Outpatient drug and alcohol treatment can be very effective and will help a patient achieve sobriety. Each outpatient center will provide a different level of care, and this is why it is important that a client finds the right program for their addiction. Addiction assessments can help a patient find the proper treatment for their problems.

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Outpatient Drug Rehabilitation in Arizona

Outpatient drug and alcohol rehabilitation is not always the best solution for addicts who have been abusing drugs for a long time. Within the state of Arizona, there are over 70 distinctive outpatient centers available, which can provide the different methods of treatment to help addicts of all ages and backgrounds. Outpatient centers will typically best support addicts who have not been through other forms of rehabilitation.

Here is a list of the different outpatient rehab programs in Arizona. The list can be incomplete so please do not hesitate to contact one of our treatment specialists at 1-800-304-2219.

LIST OF OUTPATIENT PROGRAMS IN ARIZONA

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Marcel Gemme, DATS

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Marcel Gemme has been helping people struggling with addiction for over 19 years. He first started as an intake counselor for a drug rehabilitation center in 2000. During his 5 years as an intake counselor, he helped many addicts get the treatment they needed. He also dealt with the families and friends of those people; he saw first-hand how much strain addiction puts on a family and how it can tear relationships apart. With drug and alcohol problems constantly on the rise in the United States and Canada, he decided to use the Internet as a way to educate and help many more people in both those countries. This was 15 years ago. Since then, Marcel has built two of the largest websites in the U.S. and Canada which reach and help millions of people each year. He is an author and a leader in the field of drug and alcohol addiction. His main focus is threefold: education, prevention and rehabilitation. To this day, he still strives to be at the forefront of technology in order to help more and more people. He is a Licensed Drug and Alcohol Treatment Specialist graduate with Honours of Stratford Career Institute. Marcel has also received a certificate from Harvard for completing a course entitled The Opioid Crisis in America and a certificate from The University of Adelaide for completing a course entitled AddictionX: Managing Addiction: A Framework for Succesful Treatment.