Address: 2121 Lake Avenue - Fort Wayne, IN 46805
Phone Number: 260-426-5431
Website: http://www.northernindiana.va.gov

Addiction Treatment & Rehab Overview

VA Northern Indiana Healthcare is a drug & alcohol detox center that provides substance abuse treatment located in Fort Wayne, IN (Allen County).

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


Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Licensing & Certifications

VA Northern Indiana Healthcare has the following licenses and/or certifications. Please contact the facility for more information.

  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities
  • Council on Accreditation
  • The Joint Commision

Addiction Treatment Setting

VA Northern Indiana Healthcare provides drug and alcohol addiction treatment in the following setting(s):

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

Drug & Alcohol Detoxification Services Offered

VA Northern Indiana Healthcare 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

VA Northern Indiana Healthcare 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

VA Northern Indiana Healthcare 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

VA Northern Indiana Healthcare uses the following addiction treatment approaches:

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

Rehab Counseling and Education

VA Northern Indiana Healthcare offers the following counseling and education programs:

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

Specialty Drug & Alcohol Rehab Programs

VA Northern Indiana Healthcare offers the following specialty addiction treatment programs:

  • Veterans Addiction Treatment Program

Addiction Treatment Ancillary Services

VA Northern Indiana Healthcare offers the following ancillary services to go along with their addiction treatment:

  • Case Management Services
  • Housing Services
  • Mental Health Services
  • Consumer-run (peer-support) services / Alumni Programs
  • Social Skills Development
  • Transportation Assistance

Drug Alcohol Rehab Transitional Programs / Services

VA Northern Indiana Healthcare 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 VA Northern Indiana Healthcare:

  • Federal, or any government funding for substance abuse programs
  • Military insurance (e.g., TRICARE)

Addiction Treatment Screening / Pre-Treatment Services

VA Northern Indiana Healthcare 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

VA Northern Indiana Healthcare 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

VA Northern Indiana Healthcare 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