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Addiction Treatment FAQs

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  • Rapid COVID-19 antigen testing is now available to our clients at each of the Promises facilities.
  • We test all incoming clients at the time of admission.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Treatment FAQs

How long are your treatment programs?

We have varying lengths of stay. The typical length is around 28 days, but it all depends on your diagnostic evaluation results during the admissions process.

What types of substance use disorders do you treat?

We treat all kinds of substance use disorders, including addictions to heroin, alcohol, cocaine, methamphetamines, prescription painkillers, marijuana and hallucinogens.

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Can my family visit me in treatment?

Yes, your family is an integral part of the recovery process. We will work with you and your family with regular family therapy, calls and family weekend events — as clinically approved.

*Please note in-person visitations are currently limited at this time due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Can I work or go to school while in treatment?

This depends on the type of treatment program you choose. With our outpatient programs, you will have the ability to maintain school and work responsibilities while receiving care. Our outpatient program is usually 10 hours a week / three days a week with evening and morning options.

How are the PHP and outpatient programs different??

Partial hospitalization programs (PHP) are a more intensive outpatient option. This type of outpatient treatment meets five days a week for several hours a day.

Is detox painful?

At Promises Brazos Valley, we work diligently to ensure that detox is safe and as comfortable as possible. We are staffed with an experienced team of medical professionals and we administer researched-based medications to help ease any withdrawal symptoms. Our team monitors you 24/7, checks vital signs and attends to any discomfort.

Can I smoke in the Brazos Valley rehab center?

Yes, we have designated areas for smoking.

Where will I live during inpatient treatment?

Our newly modernized campus has comfortable living quarters with cozy furnishings and warm decor. The wings are gender-separate, and each room has two beds and a shared private bath.

What the Brazos Valley rehab center like?

Days at our Brazos Valley rehab center can vary depending on your treatment program. You can expect your days to be full of recovery activities, with evenings typically reserved for support groups and daily reflections. There are plenty of breaks throughout the day, with nutritious meals and some free time. Our addiction treatment programs include a blend of both individual and group therapy, family therapy, support groups and holistic activities such as mindfulness practice and yoga.

Can I exercise during addiction treatment?

Absolutely! Fitness is an important recovery tool. We have an onsite gym and recreation areas for exercise or gentle movement.

What should I pack?

Our recovery staff will provide you full list of suggested items to bring, but some of these items include a photo ID, insurance card, 7-10 day’s worth of clothing, comfortable shoes, and basic toiletries. A journal or sketch pad and your favorite pillow are also good choices when packing. We will go over what items we don’t allow before admissions.

Drug Rehab Cost FAQs

How much does treatment cost?

At Promises Brazos Valley, we believe in creating affordable, accessible care no matter where a person is in their recovery journey. Typically the cost of care varies by the treatment program and the length of stay as well as what insurance will cover. Give us a call today at 888.393.0391 for a complimentary cost breakdown and benefits check.

Do you take insurance?

Yes. We accept most PPO network insurance plans. Our admissions team will work directly with your insurance company to help you obtain the highest coverage possible. We’ll take care of the logistics so you can focus on recovery. Call us at 888.393.0391 for a complimentary benefits check.

What types of insurance do you take?

We work with several insurance plans. Call us to see if we accept your insurance type or fill out our insurance verification form.

Family FAQs

Will I get to see my loved one while they’re in treatment?

*We offer visiting opportunities as clinically appropriate. Your loved one will have to give written permission for visitations and their primary therapist will need to determine when they’re ready for visitors.

*Please note that in-person visitations are currently limited due to COVID-19 restrictions. We still offer calls and virtual family therapy sessions.

How is family involved in treatment?

Promises Brazos Valley offers family therapy when it is clinically appropriate. We have these sessions *in-person or virtually, via a phone call or a secure video service. We also have weekend family events for those who want to learn more about how they can further support their loved one.

*Please note that in-person visitations are currently limited due to COVID-19 restrictions. We still offer calls and virtual family therapy sessions.

What if my loved one won’t go to treatment?

Some clients may not be ready to give up their substance abuse habits, while others desperately want to get their life on track. Many clients gain the internal motivation to get better once they’re immersed in the treatment experience with others who wish to change. If your loved one refuses to attend treatment, call our recovery advisors who can connect you with interventionists and provide tips for encouraging your loved one to get the help they need: 888.393.0391.

Can I send my loved one mail while they’re in treatment?

Absolutely— before your loved one enters Promises Brazos Valley, our admissions team will provide you with the address where you should send mail and a list of items that aren’t acceptable.

After Treatment FAQs

How will Promises Brazos Valley support me after treatment?

At Promises Brazos Valley, we make sure that your feel connected even after residential treatment ends. We can refer you to area therapists, local support groups, sober living houses and provide other tools to help you stay rooted in recovery. We also have outpatient services if you should require additional care without the need for inpatient treatment.

Do you offer aftercare?

Yes. We offer weekly alumni meetings to all clients after they complete care.

What if I relapse after I leave?

Promises Brazos Valley provides reintervention services should you need them. We work on relapse prevention during treatment to help you understand your potential triggers.

Do you have an alumni program?

Yes, our Rooted alumni program offers weekly meetings, monthly gatherings and annual homecoming events to help you stay connected with peers in recovery.

Addiction FAQs

Why is addiction so hard to beat without help?

Addiction is a complex disease that usually requires medical and behavioral help to manage it. When you use substances like drugs and alcohol, your brain chemistry changes over time. Drugs and alcohol begin to impact chemical and nervous system balances. This essentially rewires your brain to rely on a particular substance to function. The brain tries to get you to do whatever you need to get the substances it thinks you need to survive. But, if you stop taking drugs or alcohol you can go into withdrawal as the brain is now dependent on substance abuse.

Why is addiction called a family disease?

When a person uses substances, it’s rarely just impacting them—it is also affecting their family members. It can also be a sign of unhealthy relationship patterns or codependent behaviors. When the family is involved in treatment, it can help repair damaged relationships and educate those involved on how they can support the recovery process in a healthy way.

What does a dual diagnosis mean?

A dual diagnosis is when a person lives with both substance use and mental health disorders. Many people with addictions have psychiatric issues contributing to their drug and alcohol abuse. A dual diagnosis is also known as co-occurring disorders or comorbidity.

Why shouldn’t I detox on my own?

Quitting a substance you’ve abused for a long time difficult, uncomfortable, and in certain instances, deadly. That’s why it’s crucial to undergo detox in a medical setting to ensure you’re as safe and as comfortable as possible during the detox process.

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