DUI treatment is completed in 26 hours within 90 days. The DUI treatment is separate from the education program and is specifically designed for a person with a diagnosis of alcohol dependency or abuse. The patient would complete the assessment and an individual treatment plan session, 12 hour education component and an individual session. The final 10 weeks could be one hour session every week with an individual session each 30 days period concluding with treatment plan/after care/ and final discharge planning session.
Maryland State approved classes based on your requirements set by the court. Classes range from 12 to 26 weeks or more if required by your State entity. They are a cost effective way to meet the legal requirements to receive your driver’s license back after a DUI or DWI.
Methadone Maintenance and/or Detoxification
Medication assisted treatment is a highly specialized form of treatment that is only appropriate for those who have failed an abstinence based modality. To qualify you must have a one year history of opiate abuse that can be documented. Patients receive daily medication management by licensed health care professionals, individual counseling and group counseling as part of the treatment model. The frequency of your individual and group sessions is determined by your treatment team.
MAT is not appropriate for those abusing alcohol or benzodiapines secondary to the synergist effect of drug combinations. Persons qualifying for this level of care must coordinate their medication regime with their treatment team to avoid medication combinations that could adversely affect your health.
IOP – Intensive Outpatient
IOP focuses on relapse prevention and motivational approaches. A twelve (12) week program, at 9 hours per week, specializes in treating those with severe addictive behaviors that are not appropriate for a traditional outpatient or medication assisted treatment approach.
One on one sessions designed to meet the needs of person that do not fall into any other level of care that are abusing drugs or at risk of relapse. The frequency and duration of visits is determined by your treatment team.
A variety of groups are available at Serenity Health. These include, but are not limited to:
- Relapse prevention
- Women’s specific issues
- Men’s specific issues
- Motivational approaches – art therapy, yoga, exercise, and self-empowerment.
Substance Abuse Assessment
Substance abuse assessments can be performed for persons requiring an evaluation by a licensed substance abuse professional without ever entering a treatment program. A letter will be provided, with appropriate consent, to your lawyer, employer, court system or any other requesting party, outlining the results of the assessment.
Prenatal Services for Women on Methadone and Buprenorphine
In addition to our regular services, we offer special care to our pregnant clients, in order to ensure a healthy outcome for mother, baby and the entire family.
Each treatment facility has a designated counselor who manages the clinical care of all pregnant clients. Our women are monitored more closely, with individual counseling sessions and random urine screens every 2 weeks. Each facility also holds a monthly prenatal group session, offering education and support.
Pregnant clients are also medically monitored. They are assessed each trimester by the nurse practitioner, care is coordinated with the clients OB care provider and methadone dosing is regulated as needed.
Short Term Detoxification (Opioids Only)*
For patients that are medically stable, a five day medication regime will be provided by licensed healthcare professionals.
- Treatment matching
- Management of withdrawal
- Supportive Care
- Referral to services for further treatment and support
*This level of care requires an extensive medical assessment and may not be appropriate for everyone.
We offer Suboxone Maintenance and Subutex short term detoxification, as well as other medication assisted treatments*. We also offer nurse case management (MD Medicaid Health Home)
*Those approved for use by the FDA.