Address: 1 Freedom Way (26) - Augusta, GA 30904
Phone Number: 706-733-0188 x2108
Website: http://www.va.gov

Addiction Treatment & Rehab Overview

Charlie Norwood VAMC is a substance abuse treatment provider located in Augusta, GA (Richmond County).

They accept all age groups and treat both men and women.


Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Licensing & Certifications

Charlie Norwood VAMC has the following licenses and/or certifications. Please contact the facility for more information.

  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities
  • The Joint Commision
  • National Committee for Quality Assurance

Addiction Treatment Setting

Charlie Norwood VAMC provides drug and alcohol addiction treatment in the following setting(s):

  • Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment
  • Intensive Outpatient Addiction Treatment
  • Outpatient Methadone and/or buprenorphine (suboxone) treatment
  • Regular Outpatient Substance Abuse Addiction Treatment

Type of Opioid Treatment

Charlie Norwood VAMC offers the following opioid addiction treatm services:

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

Pharmacotherapies and Medications Used In Rehab

Charlie Norwood VAMC uses the following pharmacotherapies and medications in their treatment program:

  • Acamprosate (Campral®)
  • Disulfiram (Antabuse®)
  • Buprenorphine with naloxone (Suboxone®)
  • Naltrexone (oral)
  • Extended-release, injectable Naltrexone (Vivitrol®)
  • Medications for psychiatric disorders

Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatment Approaches

Charlie Norwood VAMC uses the following addiction treatment approaches:

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

Rehab Counseling and Education

Charlie Norwood VAMC 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

Charlie Norwood VAMC offers the following specialty addiction treatment programs:

  • Drug Alcohol Rehab For Women
  • Drug Alcohol Rehab Specifically For Men
  • Veterans Addiction Treatment Program
  • Dual Diagnosis / Co Occuring Disorders Substance Abuse Treatment
  • Treatment For Those Who Have Experienced Sexual Abuse
  • Addiction Treatment For Those Who Have Suffered Domestic Violence
  • Substance Abuse Treatment Specializing In Trauma Patients

Addiction Treatment Ancillary Services

Charlie Norwood VAMC offers the following ancillary services to go along with their addiction treatment:

  • Acupuncture
  • Case Management Services
  • Domestic Violence Services
  • Early Intervention For HIV
  • Housing Services
  • Mental Health Services
  • Consumer-run (peer-support) services / Alumni Programs
  • Self Help Groups
  • Social Skills Development
  • Transportation Assistance

Drug Alcohol Rehab Transitional Programs / Services

Charlie Norwood VAMC 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 Charlie Norwood VAMC:

  • Federal, or any government funding for substance abuse programs
  • Military insurance (e.g., TRICARE)
  • Payment assistance (check with facility for details)

Addiction Treatment Screening / Pre-Treatment Services

Charlie Norwood VAMC 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

Charlie Norwood VAMC 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

Charlie Norwood VAMC 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