Sioux Falls VAHCS - Sioux Falls South Dakota

Sioux Falls VAHCS - Sioux Falls, SD

Sioux Falls Vahcs is treatment facility located at 2501 West 22nd Street in the 57105 zip code in Sioux Falls, SD that offers medication assisted treatment for addiction. It accepts people with trauma and veterans into its treatment service. Sioux Falls Vahcs provides methadone/buprenorphine for pain management, suboxone prescription and naltrexone administration to adults and young adults. Some of the treatment approaches used by Sioux Falls Vahcs consist of motivational interviewing, relapse prevention and trauma-related counseling. Sioux Falls Vahcs also includes detox programs and offers alcohol detox, opioid detox and benzodiazepines detoxification.

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WHO ANSWERS?

Address: 2501 West 22nd Street, Sioux Falls, SD 57105

  1. Types of Care
  2. Service Settings
  3. Hospitals
  4. Opioid Medications used in Treatment
  5. Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment
  6. Type Of Treatment
  7. Pharmacotherapies
  8. Treatment Approaches
  9. FacilityOwnership
  10. License/Certification/Accreditation
  11. Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted
  12. Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported
  13. Assessment/Pre-treatment
  14. Screening & Testing
  15. Transitional Services
  16. Ancillary Services
  17. Other Addictions Treatment
  18. Detoxification
  19. Counseling Services and Education
  20. Medical Services
  21. Tobacco/Screening Services
  22. Facility Smoking Policy
  23. Age Groups Accepted
  24. Gender Accepted
  25. Exclusive Services
  26. Services for deaf

Here are the full facility listing details on Sioux Falls VAHCS in Sioux Falls, SD:

Types of Care at Sioux Falls Vahcs

  • Detoxification
  • Substance use treatment
  • Treatment for co-occurring serious mental health illness/serious emotional disturbance and substance use disorders

Service Settings at Sioux Falls Vahcs

  • Outpatient treatment
  • Outpatient detoxification
  • Intensive outpatient treatment
  • Outpatient methadone/buprenorphine or naltrexone treatment
  • Regular outpatient treatment

Hospitals at Sioux Falls Vahcs

  • General Hospital (including VA hospital)

Opioid Medications used in Treatment at Sioux Falls Vahcs

  • Buprenorphine used in Treatment
  • Naltrexone used in Treatment

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment at Sioux Falls Vahcs

  • This facility administers/prescribes medication for alcohol use disorder

Type Of Treatment at Sioux Falls Vahcs

  • buprenorphine maintenance
  • suboxone prescription
  • naltrexone administration
  • relapse prevention from naltrexone
  • methadone/buprenorphine for pain management

Pharmacotherapies at Sioux Falls Vahcs

  • Acamprosate (Campral)
  • Disulfiram (Antabuse)
  • Buprenorphine with naloxone (Ex. Suboxone)
  • Buprenorphine without naloxone
  • Buprenorphine (extended-release, injectable, for example, Sublocade)
  • Naltrexone (oral)
  • Naltrexone (extended-release, injectable naltrexone - Vivitrol)
  • Medications for psychiatric disorders
  • Medications for HIV treatment
  • Medications for Hepatitis C treatment
  • Clonidine

Treatment Approaches at Sioux Falls Vahcs

  • anger management
  • brief intervention
  • cognitive behavioral therapy
  • contingency management/motivational incentives
  • motivational interviewing
  • rational emotive behavioral therapy
  • relapse prevention
  • substance use counseling
  • trauma-related counseling
  • 12-step facilitation

FacilityOwnership at Sioux Falls Vahcs

  • the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

License/Certification/Accreditation at Sioux Falls Vahcs

  • The Joint Commission

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted at Sioux Falls Vahcs

  • Federal, or any government funding for substance use programs
  • Military insurance
  • Private health insurance
  • Cash or self-payment

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported at Sioux Falls Vahcs

  • veterans
  • people with trauma

Assessment/Pre-treatment at Sioux Falls Vahcs

  • Comprehensive mental health assessment
  • Comprehensive substance use assessment
  • Interim services for clients
  • Outreach to persons in the community

Screening & Testing at Sioux Falls Vahcs

  • Breathalyzer or blood alcohol testing
  • Drug or alcohol urine screening
  • HIV testing
  • Screening for Hepatitis B
  • Screening for Hepatitis C
  • Screening for mental disorders
  • Screening for substance use
  • STD testing
  • TB screening
  • Testing for metabolic syndrome

Transitional Services at Sioux Falls Vahcs

  • Aftercare/continuing care
  • Discharge Planning
  • Naloxone and overdose education
  • Outcome follow-up after discharge

Ancillary Services at Sioux Falls Vahcs

  • case management
  • domestic violence services
  • early intervention for HIV
  • housing services
  • mental health services
  • self-help groups
  • social skills development
  • transportation assistance
  • professional intervention
  • mentoring/peer support

Other Addictions Treatment at Sioux Falls Vahcs

  • Treatment for non-substance use addiction disorder

Detoxification at Sioux Falls Vahcs

  • alcohol detox
  • benzodiazepines detoxification
  • opioid detox

Counseling Services and Education at Sioux Falls Vahcs

  • individual counseling
  • group counseling
  • family counseling
  • marital/couples counseling
  • substance use education
  • hepatitis education, counseling and support
  • HIV and AIDS education, support and counseling
  • health education services
  • employment counseling or training
  • vocational training and educational support

Medical Services at Sioux Falls Vahcs

  • Hepatitis A vaccination
  • Hepatitis B vaccination

Tobacco/Screening Services at Sioux Falls Vahcs

  • Nicotine replacement therapy
  • Non-nicotine smoking/tobacco cessation medications
  • Screening for tobacco use
  • Smoking/tobacco cessation counseling

Facility Smoking Policy at Sioux Falls Vahcs

  • Smoking not permitted

Age Groups Accepted at Sioux Falls Vahcs

  • adults
  • young adults

Gender Accepted at Sioux Falls Vahcs

  • women
  • men

Exclusive Services at Sioux Falls Vahcs

  • Serves Veterans only

Services for deaf at Sioux Falls Vahcs

  • Services for the deaf and hard of hearing are available

Phone #: 605-336-3230

Call (866) 434-2077 for 24/7 help with treatment.

WHO ANSWERS?

Is Methadone a safe option for addiction treatment?

Methadone treatment can be a safe and effective option for individuals struggling with opioid addiction, especially when administered under the supervision of a qualified healthcare provider as part of a comprehensive addiction treatment program, such as the one that can be found at Sioux Falls VAHCS. Methadone is an opioid medication that is used to help manage opioid withdrawal symptoms and cravings, making it easier for individuals to reduce or quit their use of other opioids like heroin or prescription painkillers.

Here are some key points to consider regarding the safety of methadone treatment:

  1. Supervised Administration: Methadone treatment is typically provided through opioid treatment programs (OTPs) or clinics where patients receive a daily dose of methadone under the supervision of healthcare professionals. This helps reduce the risk of misuse and overdose.

  2. Reduces Withdrawal Symptoms: Methadone can alleviate the severe withdrawal symptoms associated with opioids, which can be a significant barrier to recovery. This can enhance the patient's quality of life and make it easier for them to engage in therapy and counseling.

  3. Harm Reduction: Methadone maintenance treatment can be viewed as a harm reduction approach. While it doesn't necessarily lead to immediate abstinence, it reduces the risks associated with illicit opioid use, such as overdose and the transmission of infectious diseases (e.g., HIV and hepatitis).

  4. Individualized Treatment: Methadone treatment should be individualized to meet the unique needs of each patient. The dose is typically adjusted based on the patient's response and progress in treatment.

  5. Legal Regulation: Methadone clinics and providers are subject to strict regulations and oversight by government agencies to ensure safety and appropriate use of the medication.

However, it's important to note that methadone is an opioid itself and can be habit-forming. When taken as prescribed and under medical supervision, the risk of addiction to methadone is relatively low. However, misuse or diversion of methadone can lead to addiction and other negative consequences.

Methadone treatment is not suitable for everyone. Individuals with certain medical conditions or contraindications may not be candidates for methadone treatment. It's essential for addiction treatment centers like Sioux Falls VAHCS to conduct a thorough assessment before starting someone on methadone.

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