Address: 8555 Taft Street - Merrillville, IN 46410
Phone Number: 219-769-4005
Website: http://www.regionalmentalhealth.org

Addiction Treatment & Rehab Overview

Regional Mental Health Center is a drug & alcohol detox center that provides substance abuse treatment located in Merrillville, IN (Lake County). They also provided treatment for non substance related addiction disorder and gambling addiction disorder.

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


Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Licensing & Certifications

Regional Mental Health Center has the following licenses and/or certifications. Please contact the facility for more information.

  • State Substance Abuse Agency
  • State Department of Health
  • State Mental Health Department
  • Hospital Licensing Authority
  • The Joint Commision

Addiction Treatment Setting

Regional Mental Health Center provides drug and alcohol addiction treatment in the following setting(s):

  • Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment
  • Residential Drug & Alcohol Rehab Center
  • Outpatient Drug & Alcohol Detox
  • PHP / Outpatient Day Treatment
  • Intensive Outpatient Addiction Treatment
  • Regular Outpatient Substance Abuse Addiction Treatment
  • Residentail Drug & Alcohol Detox
  • Short Term Residential Rehab

Drug & Alcohol Detoxification Services Offered

Regional Mental Health Center offers the following drug & alcohol detoxification services at their facility:

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

Type of Opioid Treatment

Regional Mental Health Center offers the following opioid addiction treatm services:

  • Buprenorphine used in Treatment
  • Naltrexone used in Treatment
  • Use methadone/buprenorphine for pain management or emergency dosing

Pharmacotherapies and Medications Used In Rehab

Regional Mental Health Center uses the following pharmacotherapies and medications in their treatment program:

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

Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatment Approaches

Regional Mental Health Center uses the following addiction treatment approaches:

  • Anger Management
  • Brief Intervention
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Substance use counseling approach
  • Trauma-related counseling
  • 12 Step Facilitation

Rehab Counseling and Education

Regional Mental Health Center offers the following counseling and education programs:

  • Individual Counseling
  • Group Counseling
  • Family Counseling
  • Marital/Couples Counseling
  • Substance Abuse Education
  • 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

Regional Mental Health Center offers the following specialty addiction treatment programs:

  • Dual Diagnosis / Co Occuring Disorders Substance Abuse Treatment
  • Addiction Treatment Programs For Persons With HIV/Aids

Addiction Treatment Ancillary Services

Regional Mental Health Center 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
  • Transportation Assistance

Drug Alcohol Rehab Transitional Programs / Services

Regional Mental Health Center 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 Regional Mental Health Center:

  • Federal, or any government funding for substance abuse programs
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Medicaid Accepted
  • Military insurance (e.g., TRICARE)
  • Private Health Insurance
  • State-financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid
  • Sliding fee scale (fee is based on income and other factors)

Addiction Treatment Screening / Pre-Treatment Services

Regional Mental Health Center 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

Regional Mental Health Center 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

Regional Mental Health Center has the following smoking policies/assistance:

  • Smoking not permitted
  • Nicotine Replacement Therapy
  • Screening for tobacco use
  • Smoking/tobacco cessation counseling