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Virginia Beach, VA, addresses its drug and alcohol and other substance abuse problems through the Mental Health Substance Abuse Division (MHSAD) of the Human Services Department. They coordinate the services of those who work with those who suffer from an addiction or dependency and their families, and also with those who are at risk of developing an addiction or dependency, and those with co-occurring mental health disorders. People with addiction problems to any kind of substance can find help through the MHSAD, where they will be signposted to community efforts that collaborate with each other to improve outcomes.
The MHSAD runs a number of specific prevention programs, including:
Virginia Beach also offers crisis response services. Specifically, they offer:
Those who need it will be sent to residential facilities for detox and rehab treatment. The focus in Virginia Beach is strongly on residential treatment, rather than outpatient treatment, because these centers have far better results. The MHSAD supports two specific residential programs:
Various private treatment centers also exist in Virginia Beach, VA. Some of those operate on an outpatient basis, others are residential. What this demonstrates is that there are choices available to those who want to address their substance abuse issue.
Like in many other parts of the country, Virginia Beach is trying to decriminalize drug abuse, seeing it instead as a treatable disease. However, treatment does have to be provided, and this is often court-ordered. The city offers a number of specific correctional services, including:
Focus on Families and Children
It is, by now, well-understood that the younger people are when they are first exposed to drugs and/or alcohol, the more likely they are to develop a dependency. To prevent this, Virginia Beach has put in place a number of educational and intervention programs, including:
The efforts above are strongly focused on prevention and education. However, Virginia Beach understands that some people will not have been reached in time by those efforts, and that they now require more structured rehabilitation instead. Because of this, the MHSAD supports a number of rehab efforts as well, including:
By acting as a coordinating role across the spectrum and continuum of addiction prevention and treatment, Virginia Beach aims to make the greatest difference in the lives of its residents, their families, and the community at large.
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