2 Alcohol and Drug Rehab Centers in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin Alcohol And Drug Rehab Centers

Sturgeon Bay is home to the Door County Maritime Museum. On a peninsula, with Lake Michigan on either side, the city offers plenty of opportunity for water sports and recreation. Unfortunately, Sturgeon Bay also sees a lot of drug trafficking. Two local facilities aim to combat this growing crisis in Door County.

Counseling Associates Of Door County

Counseling Associates of Door County provides outpatient treatment for alcohol and other drug abuse (AODA). This includes group, individual, and family therapy as well as eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR). Counseling Associates also deals with mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, and anger management.

Door County Human Services

Door County Human Services offers an intensive outpatient program (IOP) for addiction. Treatment in this program consists of a relapse prevention group, primary treatment group, and individual, group, and family therapy. It also addresses co-occurring disorders. Door County Human Services places individuals in residential treatment if they need a higher level of care.

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Substance Abuse In Sturgeon Bay And Door County

For a city with only 9,000 residents, Sturgeon Bay had a surprising amount of drug trafficking incidents in 2018. Methamphetamine and opioids are significant issues all over Wisconsin, and Sturgeon Bay is no exception. Cocaine and marijuana were also among the drugs seized by Door County police in 2018.

One of the first drug arrests of the year was in February when 10 people from Sturgeon Bay and Egg Harbor were apprehended for trafficking heroin, marijuana, methamphetamine, and prescription narcotics. Other 2018 Sturgeon Bay cases include:

  • Three people arrested for possession with intent to deliver 40 g of methamphetamine (October)
  • 29 g of methamphetamine found in a man’s vehicle during a traffic stop (September)
  • A woman charged with manufacturing designer drugs, possession of cocaine and LSD, and suspected to be part of a major drug-trafficking ring in Door and Kewaunee Counties (September)
  • Two men arrested for possession with intent to deliver cocaine and marijuana (June)
  • A man with $7,000 worth of fentanyl in his vehicle (March)

Traveling For Treatment

The high rate of drug trafficking in Sturgeon Bay in recent years may lead some people to leave town for treatment. It can be challenging to remain substance-free when living in a place where drugs are readily available. Also, Sturgeon Bay only has outpatient alcohol and drug rehab centers, and traveling for treatment opens the opportunity for someone to receive inpatient care.

A residential treatment program is beneficial for many people because it immerses them in a therapeutic community. It provides constant support and monitoring, which makes it difficult to relapse during treatment. It also allows a person the time and space they need to build a strong foundation in recovery before returning to home life.

Alcohol And Drug Rehab Centers Near Sturgeon Bay

Some individuals prefer to leave their home state for treatment to experience a fresh start away from negative influences. Others would rather stay relatively close to home.

The following alcohol and drug rehab centers are located in Green Bay. Their residential programs remove individuals from their familiar environment but are close enough to Sturgeon Bay to facilitate family involvement in treatment.

Libertas, Green Bay

Libertas in Green Bay has an inpatient addiction treatment program for adolescents ages 11 to 18. This program begins with a biopsychosocial assessment and physical exam that are used to create a unique treatment plan. During treatment, residents participate in individual and group therapy, yoga, art, pet therapy, schooling, addiction education, and regular physical checkups. Libertas also offers a holistic outpatient program for adults at this location.

Jackie Nitschke Center, Green Bay

Jackie Nitschke Center operates on a continuum of care for addiction. Treatment programs are based on the 12 steps and include the development of coping skills, healthy boundaries, and positive relationships. The residential program is 28 days long, the intensive outpatient program (IOP) lasts six weeks, and outpatient care is provided weekly for 16 weeks to those who have completed the IOP.

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