The Shoulder

31214 Coleman Lane
Claim this facility

The Shoulder is a traditional rehab facility located in Spanish Fort, Alabama. The Shoulder specializes in treatment of mental health and substance abuse.

Overview:

edit

The Shoulder believes that each and every one of us is a child of God deserving of hope, care and dignity. The facility is a Christian, non-profit treatment center offering support, education and treatment programs to those struggling with addiction. Addiction is a disease that while not curable, is treatable and manageable. Services are certified by the Alabama Department of Mental Health. The Shoulder offers a unique approach of quality, evidence-based therapy by Masters level counselors and encourage spiritual awakening alongside treatment plans. The shoulders has residential services for adult men. Any IV drug user or individuals who are HIV positive are given first availability on the waiting list.

The primary focus of The Shoulder's residential program is to focus on recovery from drug and alcohol abuse, residents are also required to work as a part of recovery. The Shoulder believes that being a working and contributing member of society helps clients assimilate better and develop a sense of self and purpose. While a client is a resident at The Shoulder, counselors work with him to develop a treatment plan designed to meet his individual needs. The client attends numerous educational and process groups, 12-step meetings, spirituality groups, substance education meetings and individual and family counseling sessions.

Reviews:

edit Write a Review (leave a review)
10/16/2018
Writing this review is a thing that I can do compared to what The Shoulder did for me, they gave me support at every moment of my treatment and didn't let me give up when I was going to. They showed me the path to soberness and let me give my life a new meaning.

Admissions:

edit

Adult Programs

Young Adult Programs

Programs for Men

Bilingual Therapists

Beds Available : 40

Financials:

edit

Self-pay Options

Payment Assistance

Level of Care:

edit

Outpatient:

Outpatient Programs (OP) are for those seeking mental rehab or drug rehab, but who also stay at home every night. The main difference between outpatient treatment (OP) and intensive outpatient treatment (IOP) lies in the amount of hours the patient spends at the facility. Most of the time an outpatient program is designed for someone who has completed an inpatient stay and is looking to continue their growth in recovery. Outpatient is not meant to be the starting point, it is commonly referred to as aftercare.

Inpatient:

Residential treatment programs are those that offer housing and meals in addition to substance abuse treatment. Rehab facilities that offer residential treatment allow patients to focus solely on recovery, in an environment totally separate from their lives. Some rehab centers specialize in short-term residential treatment (a few days to a week or two), while others solely provide treatment on a long-term basis (several weeks to months). Some offer both, and tailor treatment to the patient's individual requirements.

Religious Programs:

Religion used during treatment means a specific religion is used as the basis for care and treatment at a specific rehab facility or support group. Whether that faith is Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, or another religion, it is the central guiding principle behind the care. Counselors, support materials (like books or workbooks), and peers use that faith to support patients in finding their way to recovery. Surrendering to a higher power can be a relief to many patients, and religion can help those in recovery realize they're worthy or love and forgiveness. Connecting with their religion can provide patients a strong foundation for addiction recovery, and inspire comfort, support, and guidance in a deep, meaningful way.

Aftercare Support:

Completing a drug or alcohol rehab program shouldn't spell the end of substance abuse treatment. Aftercare involves making a sustainable plan for recovery, including ongoing support. This can include sober living arrangements like halfway houses, career counseling, and setting a patient up with community programs like Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) or Narcotics Anonymous (NA).

12-Step:

12-step programs are addiction recovery models based on Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). A number of substance abuse programs (including some drug and alcohol rehab centers) use the 12 steps as a basis for treatment. Beginning steps involve admitting powerlessness over the addiction and creating a spiritual basis for recovery. Middle steps including making direct amends to those who've been hurt by the addiction, and the final step is to assist others in addiction recovery in the same way. 12-Step offshoots including Narcotics Anonymous (NA), Cocaine Anonymous (CA), Dual Recovery Anonymous (DRA), Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous (SLAA) and Gamblers Anonymous (GA).

Individualized Treatment:

Certain drug and alcohol rehabs have standard treatment regimes they expect all patients to follow. Others offer individualized treatment, meaning they tailor treatment to a person's specific background and needs. For example, a rehab facility may adjust a treatment program to take into account the type of drug or addiction from which the person suffers, their age, medical condition(s), religious beliefs, or lifestyle.

Holistic Treatment:

Rather than focusing solely on addiction, holistic treatment facilities treat patients in terms of their whole being. Holistic treatment is about more than just addiction and sobriety – it addresses the person’s life in its entirety, including career, physical, familial, and spiritual aspects.

Treatment Focus:

edit

Alcoholism:

The goal of treatment for alcoholism is abstinence. Those with poor social support, poor motivation, or psychiatric disorders tend to relapse within a few years of treatment. For these people, success is measured by longer periods of abstinence, reduced use of alcohol, better health, and improved social functioning. Recovery and Maintenance are usually based on 12 step programs and AA meetings.

Opioid Addiction:

Opioid rehabs specialize in supporting those recovering from opioid addiction. They treat those suffering from addiction to illegal opioids like heroin, as well as prescription drugs like oxycodone. These centers typically combine both physical as well as mental and emotional support to help stop addiction. Physical support often includes medical detox and subsequent medical support (including medication), and mental support includes in-depth therapy to address the underlying causes of addiction.

Mental Health and Substance Abuse:

A combined mental health and substance abuse rehab has the staff and resources available to handle individuals with both mental health and substance abuse issues. It can be challenging to determine where a specific symptom stems from (a mental health issue or an issue related to substance abuse), so mental health and substance abuse professionals are helpful in detangling symptoms and keeping treatment on track.

Therapy Programs:

edit

Group Therapy:

Group therapy is any therapeutic work that happens in a group (not one-on-one). There are a number of different group therapy modalities, including support groups, experiential therapy, psycho-education, and more. Group therapy involves treatment as well as processing interaction between group members.

Family Therapy:

Research clearly demonstrates that recovery is far more successful and sustainable when loved ones like family members participate in rehab and substance abuse treatment. Genetic factors may be at play when it comes to drug and alcohol addiction, as well as mental health issues. Family dynamics often play a critical role in addiction triggers, and if properly educated, family members can be a strong source of support when it comes to rehabilitation.

Individual Therapy:

In individual therapy, a patient meets one-on-one with a trained psychologist or counselor. Therapy is a pivotal part of effective substance abuse treatment, as it often covers root causes of addiction, including challenges faced by the patient in their social, family, and work/school life.

Couples Therapy:

Whether a marriage or other committed relationship, an intimate partnership is one of the most important aspects of a person's life. Drug and alcohol addiction affects both members of a couple in deep and meaningful ways, as does rehab and recovery. Couples therapy and other couples-focused treatment programs are significant parts of exploring triggers of addiction, as well as learning how to build healthy patterns to support ongoing sobriety.

Life Skills:

Life skills trainings involve all the skills a person must have in order to function successfully in the world. These include time management, career guidance, money management, and effective communication. Truly successful addiction recovery is based on the ability to not only live substance-free, but to thrive. Life skills teaches the practical necessities of functioning in society, which sets clients up for success in life, and therefore sobriety.

Amenities:

edit
Private Setting
Residential Setting

Contact:

edit
The Shoulder
Last Updated: 03/21/2019

Rehabs near The Shoulder:

Rehabs near The Shoulder

Opioid Addiction and Recovery

Prescription painkillers are opiate pain medications. An opiate is a synthetic version of an opioid, also known as a narcotic. Rehab supports those who are addicted...

Affordable or Low cost Rehabs

One of the most important parts of the rehabilitation process is your commitment to it -- your determination to receive the care you need. Quality help is available...

Sleeping Pill Addiction

Sleeping pills are sedative-hypnotics prescribed primarily for insomnia. These prescription drugs are non-benzodiazepine barbiturates. Rehab supports those who are ...

Medically Assisted Detox

Medically assisted detox is undergoing the detox process with the supervision of medical professionals, and often with the use of substitute drugs to help ease with...