Addiction Services | Gay and Lesbian
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Whitman-Walker Addiction Services (WWAS) provides outpatient addiction treatment. The program is staffed by addiction treatment professionals and specially- trained volunteers. Group and individual counseling are available to help address the consequences of substance abuse while transitioning to a clean and sober lifestyle. If you have any questions or if you would like to schedule an intake, please call 202.939.7623.
Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) - designed to help persons on drugs and/or alcohol to remain clean and sober. The abstinence based program helps clients learn about addiction as a disease, develop a strong recovery support network, etc.
Outpatient Program (OP) - designed to address substance abuse problems and/or those with co-occurring problems of substance with mental health concerns.
Harm Reduction - 10 week psycho-educational group that helps the client reduce harmful or negative consequences associated with drug and/or alcohol use.
Individual Psychotherapy - one-one-one treatment to address substance abuse.
Provides outpatient recovery therapy and aftercare programs for alcoholism and drug addiction. Can satisfy court-ordered DWI sentences and rehabilitation. Operates a halfway house for gays and lesbians in recovery. Offers co-dependency group for significant others.
For information on AIDS in Spanish call 202-332-2191.
Services accessible to hearing impaired/deaf persons; hours vary.