Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to the Coronavirus
As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at West Virginia Comprehensive Treatment Centers to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, on-site visitation is no longer allowed at West Virginia Comprehensive Treatment Centers.

  • This restriction has been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • We are offering visitation through telehealth services so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services are being vetted and may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff has received infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance has been provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are being monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.
  • We are in communication with our local health department to receive important community-specific updates.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

For detailed information on COVID-19, please visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Individual Therapy for Opioid Use Disorder

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Benefits of Individual Therapy

Benefits of Individual Therapy for Opioid Abuse

Those struggling with an addiction to opioids must overcome more than just their physical reliance on substances. They must also confront and deal with the emotional components of addiction. Addiction goes beyond the simple act of consuming a substance, as there are numerous emotional components intertwined into addiction as a whole. By incorporating individual therapy into a patient’s comprehensive treatment plan, he or she is given the opportunity to face the root causes of addiction and gain the skills required to achieve and maintain long-term sobriety.

Individual therapy is a treatment method that allows patients the opportunity to work with a counselor one-on-one in order to work through an addiction to prescription medications, morphine, or heroin. The benefits of individual therapy include, but are not limited to:

  • Recognizing past traumatic events that may have contributed to the abuse of opioids in the first place.
  • Developing new viewpoints in relation to the underlying causes of abuse and addiction.
  • Creating new techniques to cope with stress and negative feelings without the use of opioids.
  • Handling setbacks and/or successes during the course of treatment.
  • Creating plans for how to handle any future situations in which the use of substances may be tempting.
  • Forming personal goals for both the present and the future.

By providing patients with a safe environment in which to understand and process their feelings, behaviors, and emotions, they will be able to gain a deeper understanding of what caused their addiction, as well as how to prepare for a future that does not include the use of opioids and other addictive substances. Individual therapy also allows patients the chance to engage in a therapeutic and safe relationship with a counselor.

Building a Foundation

Building a Foundation for Opioid Abuse Recovery

In addition to the previously mentioned benefits, patients who participate in individual therapy as a part of their treatment process will also experience the following:

  • An increase in self-confidence
  • An improvement in their self-esteem
  • A reduction in stress levels
  • An increased sense of self-awareness

These benefits can help patients build a solid foundation on which to move forward in the recovery process and maintain long-term sobriety.

The dedicated team at West Virginia Comprehensive Treatment Centers believe that individual therapy is an imperative intervention to be incorporated within a comprehensive treatment approach for long-term recovery from an addiction to morphine, heroin, and/or prescription painkillers. Providing patients the space to openly process their emotions within a safe environment allows individuals the chance to progress their turmoil safely and effectively. Our dedicated counselors can also monitor the progression of patients throughout treatment and address any concerns that may arise while a patient is receiving care.

If you or someone you love is struggling with an addiction to opioids, please contact one of the compassionate intake experts at West Virginia Comprehensive Treatment Centers to learn more about individual therapy and the other treatment options available within our medication assisted treatment program.