Substance Use Disorder


Substance Use Disorder

We’re here to help you heal. We offer a range of supports aimed at helping you recover from substance use disorders and reclaim your life. Our counseling, case management, support groups, medication-assisted treatment, and medically supervised detox services can be tailored to meet the needs of anyone struggling with a dependence to substances.  

  • Women’s Programs
    Women with substance use disorders have unique needs--and we have specialized resources designed to meet those needs. Our gender-specific treatment programs include: Modified Intensive Outpatient Program: Women participate in small groups, setting and achieving personal goals in their journey to sobriety and health. Day or Evening Groups: This less-intensive treatment helps women identify the symptoms…
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    Opioid overdoses have claimed many lives, and the Fredericksburg area has not been immune to the escalating opioid epidemic. In an effort to stem the rising tide of deaths, we now offer REVIVE! training. The free training helps individuals learn how to recognize an opioid overdose and how to use naloxone to reverse an overdose.…
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  • Project LINK
    Project LINK aims to provide intervention, prevention, and case management services to pregnant and parenting women--plus those who are of childbearing age--who are impacted by Substance Use Disorders as well as Co-occurring Disorders.
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  • Outpatient
    Recovery from Substance Use Disorder is possible--but it’s not easy. Our outpatient services support you on your journey to wellness. We offer: Individualized treatment Specialized group therapy services Priority treatment for pregnant and parenting women Education about Substance Use Disorders Referrals to community resources
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  • Medication Assisted Treatment
    An opioid epidemic has swept across our nation--killing 1,229 Virginians in 2017. Opioid dependence is intense--and the withdrawal is painful. About 90% of people with opioid use disorder will relapse using behavioral therapy alone. Medication Assisted Treatment greatly increases the chances of successful recovery. To help individuals with opioid use disorder, RACSB launched a Medication…
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  • Drug Treatment Court
    Drug courts help divert non-violent offenders from jail by offering substance abuse treatment over incarceration. The court helps individuals who have been arrested and who have a substance use disorder. The program includes frequent drug testing, substance abuse therapy, and supervision. The Rappahannock Regional Drug Treatment Courts launched in 1998. The program includes an adult…
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  • Detox
    At our Sunshine Lady House for Mental Health Wellness and Recovery, our highly trained staff can provide medication and support designed to ensure the safe withdrawal from alcohol, opioids, and benzodiazepines. We also offer an integrated approach to wellness, combining detox services with counseling, support, and eductation. Individuals must meet the criteria for crisis stabilization…
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    During this time of COVID-19 where physical distancing is encouraged, family, friends, and community members could be the difference in life and death for someone struggling with opioid addiction. When an opioid overdose happens, the quicker the response time the greater the chance of survival.…

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  • Virtual Recovery

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Emergency Services are still available. Please call 540-373-6876 if you or a loved one are experiencing a crisis.

We encourage our community to stay home (whenever possible) and stay safe throughout the COVID-19 outbreak. We now offer most of our outpatient, early intervention, and case management services via telemedicine so you can receive the support you need from the safety of your home.

At this time, we are suspending recruitment for most positions. See our employment portal for more information.

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