Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to the Coronavirus.
As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Life Center of Galax to keep our patients/clients/guests, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, visitation is no longer allowed at Life Center of Galax.

  • This restriction has been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Alternate methods of communication, including telehealth, are being vetted and may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff has received infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance has been provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are being monitored and utilized.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • Screening protocols have been enhanced.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.
  • We are in communication with our local health department to receive important community-specific updates.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

For detailed information on COVID-19, please visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Co-Occurring Disorders Rehab Program in Virginia

At Life Center of Galax, we help individuals struggling with addiction and co-occurring mental health issues build a strong foundation for long-term recovery.

What Is a Co-Occurring Disorder?

Learn more about co-occurring disorders

Co-occurring disorders refers to mental health issues such as depression or anxiety when they occur alongside substance use disorders. Co-occurring disorders can be effectively treated through our comprehensive services.

Our Co-Occurring Disorders Program

The co-occurring disorders program at Life Center of Galax

Treatment is provided by our multidisciplinary team which includes our ASAM certified addictionologist and board-certified psychiatrist. Co-occurring disorders program participants receive the following services:

  • Mental health evaluation (as needed)
  • Medication management (as needed)
  • Individualized treatment (where both the mental health and substance abuse problems are addressed)
  • Co-occurring disorder specialty groups (where education is provided, roadblocks are identified and coping skills are developed)
  • Personal recovery plans (all patients develop a transition plan with the help of a counselor and the team)

Our commitment to recovery is our passion, as we work with patients to help them face the challenges associated with a co-occurring disorder.

If you are seeking help for substance abuse and a co-occurring disorder, please call one of our admissions counselors at (276) 522-0406. We are here for you 24 hours per day.

Galax's specialty programs allowed me to receive an individualized treatment plan that helped me get back on track.

– Oliver
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