ABOUT VETERANS AFFAIRS MEDICAL CENTER LOUISIANA: SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER PROGRAM
Located in Pineville, La., the Veterans Affairs Medical Center of Louisiana offers a wide range of medical services for Veterans. The substance use disorder programs offer intensive outpatient programs, detox, residential treatment, and outpatient treatment to veterans struggling with addiction.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
According to the facility’s website, the substance use disorder programs are designed to address all types of problems related substance use. Substance use is a problem for many veterans, and substance use may harm health, cause mood and behavior problems, hurt relationships, and cause financial problems.
Programming may include screening for alcohol or tobacco use, intensive outpatient treatment, residential care, medically managed detox, and services that are designed to stable clients.
The treatment center also offers, relapse prevention, marriage and family counseling, self-help groups, and drug substitution therapies. Short outpatient counseling typically includes focus on motivation.
It’s not clear what is offered at this location, however, each VA medical center offers at least one specific talk therapy. The center may offer motivational interviewing, and motivational enhancement therapy.
There is currently no information provided by the facility regarding its treatment staff. However, the two individuals surveyed by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing gave four out of five stars for the staff’s level of training and experience.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
There is currently no information provided by the facility regarding its living arrangements and related offerings. But, the two people questioned by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing gave five- and three- out of five stars for accommodations and amenities.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
The one alum surveyed by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing provided a mostly positive review. They gave four out of five stars when asked if they would recommend the Substance Use Disorder Program and four stars for treatment effectiveness.
“Friendly. Too many patients. Feel welcome,” the alum wrote.
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
The loved one polled by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing also provided positive feedback. They gave five out of five stars for treatment effectiveness, four stars when asked if they would recommend the Substance Use Disorder Program, and for the center’s treatment of
“Help many. Appointment hard to get sometimes. Facility helped tremendously,” the loved one wrote.
There is currently no information provided by the facility regarding its cost of treatment. However, the individuals polled by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing gave four- and five- out of five stars when asked if treatment was worth the cost.