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Appalachian Community Services - Murphy, NC

Appalachian Community Services

750 U.S. Highway 64 West
Murphy, NC. 28906

ACS is a group of highly trained professionals dedicated to promoting the emotional and physical well being of our community members in a safe and respectful environment. We are committed to providing a wide continuum of services including counseling, consultation, and wellness to our individuals and families. The Adult Recovery Unit (ARU) is a 24-hour residential treatment facility located in Waynesville, North Carolina. The ARU is an alternative to hospitalization for adults in crisis, age 18-64, who have mental health and/or substance use challenges or an intellectual/developmental disability. A versatile treatment team, under the direction of a psychiatrist, provides individuals on the ARU with the following support: Psychiatric evaluation, Medication management,Observation, , Individual and group counseling, Wellness education. Aftercare planning is a priority and begins upon admittance to the ARU to increase the success of a smooth transition and continuation of services following discharge. The average length of stay on the ARU is 5-7 days, but will depend on the identified crisis and the needs of the individual. Special consideration will be given to individuals with IV drug abuse and women who are pregnant with substance abuse issues.

Type of Care offered at Appalachian Community Services in Murphy, North Carolina:

Drug and Alcohol Treatment Services Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Medications for psychiatric disorders

Service Settings offered by Appalachian Community Services in Murphy:

Outpatient Drug Rehab Intensive Outpatient Treatment Regular Outpatient Treatment Computerized Treatment

Types of Treatment Approaches provided by Appalachian Community Services in Murphy, NC.:

Cognitive/behavior Therapy Dialectical Behavior Therapy Anger management Brief intervention approach Contingency management/motivational incentive Motivational interviewing Matrix Model Outreach to persons in the community Rational emotive behavioral therapy Relapse prevention Substance abuse counseling approach Trauma-related counseling 12-step facilitation approach

Payment Types accepted by Appalachian Community Services in Murphy, North Carolina:

Cash or Self-Payment Medicaid Medicare State Financed Health Insurance Plan Other Than Medicaid Private Health Insurance Military Insurance (e.g., Tricare)

Special Programs Offered:

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders Adolescents Adult Women Adult Men Persons Who Have Experienced Trauma Persons Who Have Experienced Sexual Abuse Transitional Age Young Adults Aftercare/continuing care Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing Case management Comprehensive mental health assessment Council on Accreditation Comprehensive substance abuse assessment Drug or alcohol urine screening Discharge Planning Domestic violence services - family or partner Family counseling offered Group counseling offered Individual counseling offered Interim services for clients Marital/couples counseling offered Mental health services Accepts clients on opioid medication Consumer-run (peer-support) services Substance abuse education Screening for mental health disorders Screening for substance abuse Social skills development State substance abuse agency State department of health State mental health department

Exclusive Services:

Dui/Dwi Clients

Age Groups Accepted:

Children/Adolescents Young Adults Adults

Gender Accepted:

Female Male

Language Services:

Services For The Hearing-Impaired Spanish

Smoking Policy:

Smoking Allowed In Designated Area

Facility Operation:

Private Organization

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