Situated two hours north of Charlotte, North Carolina in the small town of Galax, Virginia, Life Center of Galax is a treatment facility that specializes in the care of clients struggling with an array of alcohol and substance use disorders in addition to individuals with co-occurring disorders. Located near the Blue Ridge Mountains, Galax is a Joint Commission-accredited facility that has been providing treatment for over 40 years. It is part of the Acadia Healthcare network. It offers a body-mind-spirit approach to care that delivers personalized treatment customized to the individual client’s unique needs and goals. For clients either transitioning out of the Galax residential program or another inpatient facility, or individuals in need of treatment while keeping a work or school schedule, Galax offers flexible, comprehensive outpatient programming that integrates an array of therapeutic methods via both individual and group therapy, in addition to the 12-step recovery model.
Treatment and Staff
Clients entering “day support” treatment first undergo a thorough assessment that helps the team design the most effective possible care plan customized around their needs. Individuals are immediately assigned a case manager and sign a sobriety contract with a promise to remain abstinent and fully vested in the program. Clients are responsible for committing to treatment.
Galax offers individualized care that integrates an array of therapies. While 12-step is the cornerstone of the programming, the facility also utilizes evidence-based practices like CBT as well as psychoeducation and exercise.
The multidisciplinary Galax team is comprised of a medical doctor, psychiatrist, a nursing team, licensed counselors and therapists. With both a physician and a psychiatrist on-site, medication management is available for clients in need of dual diagnosis support.
Galax offers six-hour workshops for families on weekends. Clients and their families learn about the disease of addiction, codependency, boundaries, communication and how to properly support one another.
A strong aftercare program is an integral component to the success of a long-term sustainable recovery. At Galax, every clients works with a case manager to plan their own aftercare. While referrals can be made to a sober living facility, individuals are encouraged to continue engaging in outpatient individual and group therapy, a 12-step support group and family counseling.
Located in the small town of Galax, Virginia, Life Center of Galax offers both residential treatment and comprehensive outpatient programming. It’s a solid mix of both evidence-based practices and the 12 steps. There is also an extensive family program. In addition, clients are able to plan out their aftercare with a case manager. For clients seeking a long-running treatment facility with plenty of therapy options and an experienced team, Life Center of Galax is a safe bet.
Life Center of Galax Location
112 Painter St
Galax, VA 24333
Life Center of Galax Outpatient Cost
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