Inpatient Detoxification Treatment
In the District of Columbia Detoxification Services are provided for low income District residents through the Addiction Prevention Recovery Administration (APRA). In order to receive detoxification treatment, an individual must go through an interview at APRA’s Assessment Center located at:
Interviews are needed to receive detoxification treatment are conducted Monday through Saturday, 7 am to 3 pm. District of Columbia residents without health insurance may be referred to Psychiatric Institute of Washington (PIW) and District of Columbia residents with DC Medical Assistance may be referred to Providence Hospital/Seton House to receive detoxification treatment.
APRA refers residents to CAG that are seeking inpatient or outpatient substance abuse treatment. CAG has programs that serve men, women, and women with children under 12.
This non-profit agency provides a three (3) to six (6) month employment program for individuals with intellectual disabilities who are in recovery from alcohol or drug use and have significant barriers to employment. Thirty (30) days of clean time are required to participate in the program which includes case management, random drug testing, relapse prevention education, career exploration, vocational assessments, job development and placement, and follow-up job site monitoring for up to one year. Referrals accepted from Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA), District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS), and the Department of Disability Services (DDS).
Outpatient substance abuse and counseling services are provided. Groups are held three times a week. Individual sessions are also available. Sliding fee scale or private insurance for pays for walk-in clients not referred by APRA.
Outpatient methadone maintenance and detoxification for opioid addicted adults is provided. Urine surveillance, physical exams, and individual and group counseling are a part of outpatient treatment.
One year spiritually based men’s residential program followed by two years of aftercare. Individual and group counseling, behavior confrontation, vocational training and random drug testing are all part of the program. On-site interviews are required for the admission process.
This program is a 120 day residential treatment program for women preparing them for independent housing. Mandatory parts of the program include: daily AA/NA meetings, random drug testing, job training and placement. To be admitted to the program applicants need to have successfully completed a substance abuse treatment program and have been sober for 30 days.