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TERMS TO KNOW
Aftercare:Services that are provided after formal
treatment has been completed to assist an individual in maintaining
Assessment:The process by which a trained professional
uses evaluation tools to determine the nature and extent of an individual's
Detoxification:The care and treatment of an individual
while he/she recovers from the effects of intoxication or withdrawal. Depending
on the condition of the individual, withdrawal medications may (acute care)or
may not (subacute care) be used during the "detox" process.
Intervention:An interaction carried out by a trained
counselor designed to show the individual the serious nature of his/her behavior
and the effect that this behavior has on others.
Inpatient Treatment:Individuals live in the facility
where they are receiving care.
Outpatient Services:Treatment is provided in a clinic
setting with the individual living in their own home while in treatment.
Triage Crisis Services:Acute care for individuals
experiencing an array of problems associated with substance abuse and mental
Individual, Group and Family Therapy:These types of
therapy are used in a comprehensive program. Individual therapy consists of one
on one sessions between the client and therapist. Group therapy involves several
individuals and one or two group leaders. Family therapy involves the individual
and his/her family and a therapist.
Recovery:The lifelong process of making a successful
adjustment to abstinence from alcohol and other drugs.