Address: 1100 Tunnel Road - Asheville, NC 28805
Phone Number: 828-298-7911 x5224
Website: http://vaww.visn6.va.gov/asheville

Addiction Treatment & Rehab Overview

Charles George VAMC/Asheville is a drug & alcohol detox center that provides substance abuse treatment located in Asheville, NC (Buncombe County). They also provided treatment for gambling addiction disorder.

They accept young adults and adults (ages 18 and up) and treat both men and women.


Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Licensing & Certifications

Charles George VAMC/AshevilleSubstance Abuse Treatment Program has the following licenses and/or certifications. Please contact the facility for more information.

  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities
  • Hospital Licensing Authority
  • The Joint Commision

Addiction Treatment Setting

Charles George VAMC/Asheville provides drug and alcohol addiction treatment in the following setting(s):

  • Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment
  • Residential Drug & Alcohol Rehab Center
  • Outpatient Drug & Alcohol Detox
  • Outpatient Methadone and/or buprenorphine (suboxone) treatment
  • Regular Outpatient Substance Abuse Addiction Treatment
  • Residentail Drug & Alcohol Detox
  • Short Term Residential Rehab

Drug & Alcohol Detoxification Services Offered

Charles George VAMC/Asheville offers the following drug & alcohol detoxification services at their facility:

  • Alcohol Detoxification
  • Benzodiazepines Detoxification
  • Cocaine / Crack Detoxification
  • Methamphetamine Detoxification
  • Opioid Detoxification

Type of Opioid Treatment

Charles George VAMC/Asheville offers the following opioid addiction treatm services:

  • Buprenorphine used in Treatment
  • Buprenorphine detoxification
  • Buprenorphine maintenance
  • Buprenorphine maintenance for predetermined time
  • Naltrexone used in Treatment
  • Prescribes/administers buprenorphine

Pharmacotherapies and Medications Used In Rehab

Charles George VAMC/Asheville uses the following pharmacotherapies and medications in their treatment program:

  • Acamprosate (Campral®)
  • Disulfiram (Antabuse®)
  • Buprenorphine with naloxone (Suboxone®)
  • Buprenorphine without naloxone
  • Naltrexone (oral)
  • Extended-release, injectable Naltrexone (Vivitrol®)
  • Medications for psychiatric disorders

Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatment Approaches

Charles George VAMC/Asheville uses the following addiction treatment approaches:

  • Anger Management
  • Brief Intervention
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Contingency management/motivational incentives
  • Dialectical behavior therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Substance use counseling approach
  • Trauma-related counseling
  • 12 Step Facilitation

Rehab Counseling and Education

Charles George VAMC/Asheville offers the following counseling and education programs:

  • Individual Counseling
  • Group Counseling
  • Family Counseling
  • Marital/Couples Counseling
  • Substance Abuse Education
  • Hepatitis Education, counseling, or support
  • HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support
  • Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitus
  • Employment counseling or training

Specialty Drug & Alcohol Rehab Programs

Charles George VAMC/Asheville offers the following specialty addiction treatment programs:

  • Veterans Addiction Treatment Program
  • Active Duty Military Program
  • Substance Abuse Treatment Specializing In Trauma Patients

Addiction Treatment Ancillary Services

Charles George VAMC/Asheville offers the following ancillary services to go along with their addiction treatment:

  • Case Management Services
  • Domestic Violence Services
  • Housing Services
  • Mental Health Services
  • Consumer-run (peer-support) services / Alumni Programs
  • Self Help Groups
  • Social Skills Development

Drug Alcohol Rehab Transitional Programs / Services

Charles George VAMC/Asheville offers the following transitional programs to assist their clients post-treatment:

  • Aftercare / Continuing Care
  • Discharge Planning

Rehab Center Payment Information and Financial Assistance

Below is the information regarding payment accepted and/or funding information for Charles George VAMC/Asheville:

  • Federal, or any government funding for substance abuse programs
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Military insurance (e.g., TRICARE)
  • Private Health Insurance

Addiction Treatment Screening / Pre-Treatment Services

Charles George VAMC/Asheville utilizes the following screening and pre-treatment methods:

  • Comprehensive mental health assessment
  • Comprehensive substance use assessment
  • Interim services for clients
  • Outreach to persons in the community

Health & Substance Screening and Testing Services

Charles George VAMC/Asheville screens and tests for the following substances and/or health conditions:

  • Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing
  • Drug or alcohol urine screening
  • HIV Testing
  • Screening for Hepatitus B
  • Screening for Mental Health Disorders
  • Screening for Substance Use
  • STD Testing
  • TB Screening

Facility Smoking Policies & Cessation Services

Charles George VAMC/Asheville has the following smoking policies/assistance:

  • Smoking permitted in designated area
  • Nicotine Replacement Therapy
  • Non-nicotine smoking/tobacco cessation medications
  • Screening for tobacco use
  • Smoking/tobacco cessation counseling