Address: 4801 Linwood Boulevard - Kansas City, MO 64128
Phone Number: 816-861-4700 x53623
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Addiction Treatment & Rehab Overview

Veterans Affairs Medical Center is a drug & alcohol detox center that provides substance abuse treatment located in Kansas City, MO (Jackson County).

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


Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Licensing & Certifications

Veterans Affairs Medical CenterSubstance Abuse Treatment Prog has the following licenses and/or certifications. Please contact the facility for more information.

  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities
  • The Joint Commision

Addiction Treatment Setting

Veterans Affairs Medical Center provides drug and alcohol addiction treatment in the following setting(s):

  • Inpatient Drug & Alcohol Rehabilition in a Hospital Setting
  • Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment
  • Residential Drug & Alcohol Rehab Center
  • Hospital Inpatient Drug & Alcohol Detoxification
  • PHP / Outpatient Day Treatment
  • Intensive Outpatient Addiction Treatment
  • Outpatient Methadone and/or buprenorphine (suboxone) treatment
  • Regular Outpatient Substance Abuse Addiction Treatment
  • Short Term Residential Rehab

Drug & Alcohol Detoxification Services Offered

Veterans Affairs Medical Center offers the following drug & alcohol detoxification services at their facility:

  • Alcohol Detoxification
  • Benzodiazepines Detoxification
  • Methamphetamine Detoxification
  • Opioid Detoxification

Type of Opioid Treatment

Veterans Affairs Medical Center offers the following opioid addiction treatm services:

  • Buprenorphine used in Treatment
  • Naltrexone used in Treatment
  • Accepts clients on opioid medication

Pharmacotherapies and Medications Used In Rehab

Veterans Affairs Medical Center 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

Veterans Affairs Medical Center uses the following addiction treatment approaches:

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

Rehab Counseling and Education

Veterans Affairs Medical Center offers the following counseling and education programs:

  • Individual Counseling
  • Group 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

Veterans Affairs Medical Center offers the following specialty addiction treatment programs:

  • Veterans Addiction Treatment Program
  • Substance Abuse Treatment Specializing In Trauma Patients

Addiction Treatment Ancillary Services

Veterans Affairs Medical Center offers the following ancillary services to go along with their addiction treatment:

  • 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
  • Transportation Assistance

Drug Alcohol Rehab Transitional Programs / Services

Veterans Affairs Medical 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 Veterans Affairs Medical Center:

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

Addiction Treatment Screening / Pre-Treatment Services

Veterans Affairs Medical 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

Veterans Affairs Medical 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

Veterans Affairs Medical Center 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