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Avera Addiction Care Center

Avera Addiction Care Center

If you or a family member struggles with addiction to alcohol, drugs or gambling, count on the professionals at Avera Addiction Care Center at Avera St. Luke’s to help you get the help you need and take steps toward healing and recovery. Call 605-622-5800.

Avera Addiction Care Center at Avera St. Luke’s treats individuals with respect and dignity, and welcomes family members as an integral part of therapy. Avera Addiction Care Center treats addiction related to alcohol, drugs or gambling, as well as the broad scope of problems associated with these illnesses. Our philosophy is based on the 12 steps of Alcoholics, Gamblers, and Narcotics Anonymous. 

Levels of Care

Utilizing the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) criteria, each patient is individually assessed to ensure a proper level of care.  All aspects of treatment (i.e., physical, emotional, social, mental and spiritual) are carefully integrated to encourage and promote healing and recovery. 

Among options are residential day treatment and intensive outpatient/day treatment, which include individual counseling, group therapy, family sessions, education and peer support. Length of stay is individualized, but generally about four weeks in length.

Specialized Services

Among services to help individuals in recovery and their families:

  • Medical detoxification: This is often the first step to recovery. Under expert medical supervision, patients are comfortably and safely withdrawn from alcohol or drugs.
  • Worthmore Family Program: This program is designed to educate family members and help them establish new communication skills and healthier relationships.
  • Relapse: A two-week program for those who are having difficulty maintaining sobriety or abstinence.

Aftercare: Upon discharge from treatment, the addicted person and his/her family continue recovery through an appropriate aftercare program.

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Avera also offers many classes for health care professionals and other opportunities for health care professionals, including programs for pharmacy residency, radiologic technology and emergency medical services.

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Avera is a health ministry rooted in the Gospel. Our mission is to make a positive impact in the lives and health of persons and communities by providing quality services guided by Christian values.

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