Manage & Recover from Opioid Use Disorder
Prescription drug abuse and opiate addiction can ravage lives and destroy families. Here at AMS of Wisconsin, LLC Onalaska, we offer intensive treatments for opioid use disorder.
Managing long-term addiction and substance abuse takes time and considerable expertise. Our ongoing treatments include not only medication for opiate use disorder but also detoxification, extensive counseling, and behavioral therapy to ensure a holistic approach to substance use disorder treatment.
There are 23.5 million Americans who have a substance use disorder problem. Eighty-four percent do not have access to the substance use disorder treatment they need. Of the 16% that seek treatment, 87% receive those services on an outpatient basis. AMS of Wisconsin, LLC Onalaska is committed to closing this treatment gap in Onalaska, Wisconsin, and the surrounding area. We strive to increase access to quality outpatient substance abuse and related behavioral health treatment during the day and evening hours. To meet this goal, we offer the following Programs and Services.
The choice of medication is based on a mutual decision between the patient and the physician. At AMS of Wisconsin, LLC Onalaska, we offer methadone, suboxone, and Vivitrol to medically assist a patient’s treatment.
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Our Treatment Centers
Screening and Assessment
AMS of Wisconsin, LLC Onalaska will perform screening services on a walk-in basis and comprehensive mental health and substance use evaluations by appointment.
AMS of Wisconsin, LLC Onalaska staff will also perform off-site evaluations (jail, hospital, etc.) in Onalaska, Wisconsin, and the surrounding area with appropriate prior scheduling. Expert testimony based on evaluation is also available with appropriate notice.
Intensive Outpatient Program
Seventy-two (72) hours of intensive group experience focused on the principles of cognitive behavioral therapy and motivational enhancement therapy, didactic (classroom) presentations, psycho-education, life skills training, relapse prevention, and Twelve Step/Mutual Support principles. We also educate and recommend participation in All Addicts Anonymous, SMART Recovery, The Most Excellent Way, and Celebrate Recovery for those individuals who do not wish to participate in 12-step recovery.
Our staff of Licensed/Certified Addictions Professionals has extensive experience treating substance use disorders and co-occurring disorders such as Depression, Anxiety, Chronic Pain, etc. We offer comprehensive solutions for these complex conditions. AMS of Wisconsin, LLC Onalaska staff is also happy to work with your existing medical provider for medical management of your co-occurring disorder so long as the appropriate HIPAA-compliant releases are in place.
Our Intensive Outpatient Addiction Program meets four days a week for 2.25 hours each day (9 hours a week) for eight weeks at our Onalaska location. AMS of Wisconsin, LLC Onalaska provides day and evening treatment sessions to accommodate a wide range of schedules.
The qualified professional staff at AMS of Wisconsin, LLC Onalaska also provide less intensive counseling on an individual, group, and/or family basis. We also include family members in one group per week with the patients as well as one group per week for family members without the patient to ensure that the family’s needs, as well as the patient’s needs, are addressed.
Our family group aids loved ones in setting appropriate boundaries, educating them about substance use disorders and outpatient substance use disorder treatment to encourage family cohesion and develop an overall understanding of the family aspects of addiction.
AMS of Wisconsin, LLC Onalaska is licensed by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services to provide aftercare services. Our aftercare program focuses on cognitive behavioral principles as well as relapse prevention. Prior to admission to the aftercare program, we require the completion of an appropriate primary substance abuse treatment program (within the last 60 days). A completion letter from your previous provider and an aftercare plan must be provided for admission.
External monitoring has been shown to increase positive recovery outcomes by as much as 90%. Our monitoring program utilized state-of-the-art technology to develop an accountability partner relationship for all stages of recovery. We partner with you, your employer, family, or professional organization to ensure recovery compliance, abstinence, and safety. Call us for details.
Urine Drug Screening
AMS of Wisconsin, LLC Onalaska provides no-wait, random, for cause, pre-employment urine drug screening, hair/nail testing, and blood alcohol testing at our Onalaska location. In-house instant screen testing and/or “Chain-of-Custody” test is available without the typical wait.
AMS of Wisconsin, LLC Onalaska provides intervention services based on the Johnson Model, where the participants meet with the interventionist to prepare for the intervention without the knowledge of the addicted person until the actual intervention.
The clinical and administrative staff at Addiction Medical Solutions, LLC has over 50 years of program development, licensing, and safe and drug-free workplace development experience and are available to assist you with licensing accreditation preparation and program development.
AMS of Wisconsin, LLC Onalaska is determined to be a part of the solution to the drug and alcohol problem in our society, and more specifically, Onalaska, Wisconsin area. In an effort to do so, we actively participate in community events and activities to educate both professionals and non-professionals on substance use disorders. With advance preparation, we are able to provide speakers for your event or training. Please call for details!
The medication treats the physiological symptoms of addiction (i.e., withdrawal symptoms and cravings) when taken in a medically approved manner.
Medication allows the patient to engage in counseling to focus on the steps they need to take to begin making behavioral changes associated with recovery.