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Grand Forks, North Dakota

Altru Hospital

Mental Health
Inpatient and Outpatient Treatment
Grants and Private Insurance accepted

Overview

Altru Hospital is a mental health treatment center for people seeking treatment near Grand Forks County. As part of their treatment modalities for recovery, Altru Hospital provides group counseling during treatment. Altru Hospital is located in Grand Forks, North Dakota, accepting cash or self-payment for treatment.

Altru Hospital at a Glance

Payment Options

  • Cash or self-payment
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • State-financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid
  • Private health insurance

Assessments

  • Screening for tobacco use
  • Comprehensive mental health assessment
  • Comprehensive substance use assessment

Age Groups

  • Seniors or older adults
  • Children/adolescents
  • Young adults
  • Adults
  • Seniors

Ancillary Services

  • Case management service
  • Court-ordered outpatient treatment
  • Family psychoeducation
  • Integrated primary care services
  • Suicide prevention services

Treatment At Altru Hospital

Conditions Treated

Mental health treatment:

Mental health treatment provides a safe and structured environment where individuals can receive professional care and support for their mental health challenges. Within the facility, trained therapists, counselors, and medical staff work together to create personalized treatment plans tailored to each person's needs. Patients might participate in a variety of therapies, including individual counseling, group therapy, and possibly medication management. The goal is to equip individuals with the tools and strategies they need to cope with their conditions and lead fulfilling lives.

Substance use treatment:

Substance use rehabilitation embodies a holistic treatment approach crafted to assist individuals contending with drug or alcohol addiction. This all-encompassing rehabilitation strategy encompasses two crucial components: initially addressing the physical dependency, frequently commencing with detoxification, and subsequently confronting the psychological triggers through a diverse array of therapeutic methods. The overarching objective is to empower individuals to achieve and maintain sobriety while equipping them with essential skills and coping mechanisms for a successful reintegration into society and a life free from substance abuse.

Co-occurring Disorders:

Dual-diagnosis rehabs are usually the appropriate solution to treat co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders. These facilities typically employ medical and behavioral experts who use a range of interventions, together with the right healing environment, for you to achieve and sustain long-term recovery. Treatment usually includes evidence-based therapies (like cognitive behavioral therapy), recovery support meetings, 12-step facilitation, psychoeducation, skills training, and group therapy.

Levels Of Care

Hospital inpatient/24-hour hospital inpatient:

During specific phases of the recovery journey, it becomes crucial to have around-the-clock support. 24-hour clinical care provides a secure setting for individuals to heal from drug or alcohol addiction, with the reassurance that medical detox and other treatments will be administered by skilled professionals.

Outpatient:

Outpatient treatment in a rehab center offers structured therapeutic services for individuals seeking recovery without full-time residential admission. Unlike intensive outpatient programs, which demand more frequent and longer sessions, standard outpatient care provides a more flexible approach, allowing participants to maintain daily activities and responsibilities while undergoing treatment.

Treatment Modalities

Group counseling:

Group Counseling is a therapeutic approach where individuals come together under the guidance of a trained counselor to share experiences, provide mutual support, and gain insights. It fosters a sense of community, promotes understanding through diverse perspectives, and offers personal growth and problem-solving strategies.

Electroconvulsive therapy:

Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) is a medical procedure used in the treatment of severe mental health conditions, such as severe depression, bipolar disorder, and certain types of schizophrenia. During ECT, a carefully controlled electric current is applied to the brain, inducing a controlled seizure. This therapeutic intervention is typically administered under anesthesia and muscle relaxants to minimize discomfort and potential risks. ECT is considered when other treatments, such as medication and psychotherapy, have not been effective or when a rapid and intensive intervention is required. While its exact mechanisms are not fully understood, ECT has shown significant efficacy in relieving symptoms in some individuals, leading to improved mood and overall mental well-being. Healthcare professionals carefully monitor its use to ensure safety and effectiveness for each patient.

Telemedicine/telehealth therapy:

Telehealth Therapy allows individuals to access mental health services remotely via secure video conferencing. This level of care offers qualified therapy from the comfort of one's home, removing geographical barriers and often reducing wait times. Ideal for those with mobility challenges, tight schedules, or those in rural areas, it combines convenience with consistent, high-quality mental health support.

Smoking/vaping/tobacco cessation counseling:

Tobacco cessation counseling is a dialogue with a counselor about your tobacco or vaping habits, examining its place in your daily life to strategize quitting. It offers interventions for individuals keen on quitting, encompassing behavioral guidance and group or one-on-one counseling. These sessions can range from short encounters (under 5 minutes) to in-depth discussions (over 10 minutes) and might require multiple meetings.

Ancillary Services

Additional Services

  • Pharmacotherapies administered during treatment
  • STD testing

Special Programs

  • Clients with co-occurring mental and substance use disorders
  • Children/adolescents with serious emotional disturbance (SED)
  • Persons 18 and older with serious mental illness (SMI)

Contact Information

Altru Hospital
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1200 South Columbia Road, Grand Forks, North Dakota, 58201
Updated September 26, 2023

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