Ambrosia Treatment Center employs evidence-based therapies, innovative medical care, and a comprehensive wellness trauma program. These focus on symptoms of PTSD, among other mental health conditions, in order to help our first responders successfully manage their condition and/or achieve life-long recovery from drugs and alcohol.
Ambrosia Treatment Center is designed to help first responders overcome specific obstacles and increase their ability to manage emotions during stressful situations without turning to self-medication. Our medical team works to customize a care plan tailored to the underlying issues that contribute to substance use disorders. Patients in the program also meet with therapists whose experience is specialized to meet their treatment needs.
Our evidence-based, holistic treatment approach addresses every individual’s physical, neurological, mental, social, emotional, and spiritual well-being. We also utilize a peer-support group model— to help improve our patients’ outcomes by placing patients together who have similar backgrounds. This allows patients to feel more comfortable, resulting in better outcomes.
First Responder Ambrosia Addiction Rehab Levels of CarePersonalized treatment approaches are utilized throughout our continuum of care. That continuum consists of these three levels of care, as defined by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM):
Level 1: Outpatient Services do not require that a patient live on-site at our facility, although designated housing for first responders is available for inpatient care. It permits clients to attend to work and home responsibilities while engaging in group and individual therapies. (Ex: the firefighter above who develops depression might best be served by this option in the earlier stages of his depression.)
Level 2: Intensive Outpatient (IOP) or Partial Hospitalization (PHP) entails significantly more time in group and individual therapies and treatment than do outpatient services, but without the residential requirement.
Level 3: Residential / Inpatient Services are the highest, most intensive level of care for first responders with more severe and co-occurring combined addiction and mental health conditions. Patients are in supervised care 24/7 while receiving a full, intensive day of group and individual therapies. (Ex: the firefighter who waits to get help until he has co-occurring depression and alcoholism will be better served at this level of care.)
Following a program of treatment at one of the above levels of care, Ambrosia clients can also enjoy the many benefits of our Alumni and Aftercare Program, including:
- Our strong alumni support system
- Group meetings like those in Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous
- Individual therapy sessions
Unique Features of Ambrosia– Neuro Treatment and a Peer Community of First Responders
“Specialized treatment for first responders” can mean different things at different facilities. Ambrosia is distinguished by a number of unique features, two of which deserve special mention: neuro treatment and a supportive community of fellow first responders alumni.