Mental Health -- Substance Use Disorder - Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System
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Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System


Mental Health -- Substance Use Disorder

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Substance Use RRTP (SUD DOM)

Getting Help
The SUD Dom is a 28 day residential treatment program serving Veterans with substance abuse issues (24 hour, 7 day per week structured and supportive residential unit). The program places an emphasis on support for substance abuse problems, psychosocial rehabilitation and adjustment to community living. Services are provided by psychiatrist, psychologist, advanced practice nurse (RN, LPN), dietician, pharmacist, social workers, occupational & recreation therapists.

 Criteria for admission:

 Veterans may self-refer for RRTP substance abuse services or be referred from other programs, both within and outside the VA.

 Eligibility Criteria:

  • Veteran is eligible for VAMC hospital admission.
  • Veteran must not meet criteria for acute psychiatric or medical admission.
  • Veteran requires the structure and support of a residential treatment environment.
  • Veteran is not a significant risk of harm to self or others.
  • Veteran is capable of self-preservation and basic self-care.
  • Veteran has identified treatment and rehabilitation needs, which can be met by the program.
  • Veteran agrees not to use or abuse alcohol or illicit drugs while in the program.  
  • Veteran agrees to take all prescription drugs as prescribed, all controlled prescriptions will be administered by RRTP

 Primary treatment modalities include:

  • Seeking Sefety
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
Contact: (501) 257-2311

Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, Eugene J. Towbin Medical Center, Building 170, 2L

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