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Awakenings Counseling Center

Awakenings Counseling Center
is an Opiate Addiction Treatment Center located in Merrillville, IN.

7853 Taft Street
Merrillville, IN , 46410

(219) 791-9083

Primary Focus of the Treatment Center

Dual Diagnosis opiate & Alcohol Addiction Treatment

Type of Treatment

Heroin Treatment Center

Heroin Addiction Treatment without the use of medication

Clients accepted on heroin/methadone/Buprenorphine medication

Addiction Treatment Approaches

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)

Addiction treatment counseling therapy

Trauma-related counseling

Rational emotive behavioral therapy

12-Step based treatment approach

Brief intervention approach

Contingency management/motivational incentive

Motivational interviewing

Counseling for anger management

Martix Model

Treatment Facility Smoking Policy

Smoking is allowed in certain areas

Treatment Service Setting

Outpatient opiate addiction treatment services

PHP (partial hospitalization programs) or outpatient day addiction treatment services

Intensive outpatient (IOP) addiction treatment services

General outpatient addiction treatment services

Treatment Facility Operation

Privately owned


State substance abuse agency

State mental health department

State department of health

Payment & Insurance Policy

Accepts cash or self-payment

Accepts private health insurance plans (call center for specific plans accepted)

Financial Aid & Assistance Availability

Sliding fee scales is available (please call with clinic for specifics)

Special Addiction Treatment Programs

Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) clients


Active duty military

Military families

Clients referred from the court/judicial system

Seniors or older adults


Pregnant/postpartum women

Adult women

Adult men

Persons with HIV or AIDS

Persons who have experienced trauma

Persons who have experienced sexual abuse

Persons who have experienced intimate partner violence, domestic violence

Transitional age young adults

Other Treatment Services

Programs to treat gambling disorders

Programs to treat internet use disorders

Offers individual counseling

Offers group counseling

Offers counseling for families

Offers couples counseling

Continuing care or aftercare

Offers non-substance abuse addiction treatment

Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing

Full substance abuse assessment

Drug and alcohol testing

Aftercare planning

Support for domestic violence cases

Career counseling and employment training

Support and education for HIV

Education for general health issues

Interim services for clients

Mental health services provided

Community outreach

Addiction education

Mental health disorder assessments

Substance buse assessments

Social skills development

Hepatitis education, counseling, or support

Provides case management

Peer support group and services

Ages Accepted

Children and/or Adolescents 17 or younger

Young adults ages 18 to 35

Genders Accepted



Unique Services Offered

Driving under the influence(DUI)/Driving while intoxicated(DWI) clients

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