Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Do we treat adolescents?
No. We do not treat patients under the age of 18.
Are we an inpatient program?
Kolmac is not an inpatient program. Kolmac Integrated Behavioral Health is an intensive outpatient program (IOP) that offers flexible scheduling to fit your personal and professional needs. We offer patients the option of attending group in-person at certain locations or virtually across all states we are licensed in (MD, DC, VA, PA, NJ)
Will it be a problem if my work schedule conflicts with the group times?
No. We offer programs that run in both the day and the evening. It is important for patients to be able to attend regularly, arrives on time, and stay for the entire group. Our experience has been that employers tend to be receptive to a temporary schedule change when we supply a nonspecific medical excuse slip.
What is the program like?
We attempt to make the patient feel safe and secure in group meetings and avoid confrontational or adversarial treatment. The sessions use a cognitive behavioral approach, which looks at the thought process and beliefs underlying the patient’s behavior.
How long is the program and how long do I have to come?
The rehabilitation or intensive outpatient (IOP) phase is between 20 and 30 sessions, which takes approximately 7 to 8 weeks.
Can a person come for detox and not participate in the counseling part of our program?
Kolmac will detox only for most substances, but not opioids from the comfort of your own home. If you have any questions, please take a look at our detox page, www.kolmac.com/detox. Our team is happy to speak with you to discuss what treatment options are right for you.
Does Kolmac treat dual diagnosis (patients with a substance use disorder as well as another behavioral health condition such as depression)?
Yes, as long as the diagnosis is not psychosis. Additional information can be found on the dual diagnosis page.
What is buprenorphine (Suboxone)?
Buprenorphine is a medication used in treating people who are addicted to pain pills or heroin. Additional information can be found on the medications page.
Do you provide buprenorphine (Suboxone) without requiring the patient to participate in the rehab program
If a patient is currently seeing a provider for buprenorphine and is willing to continue buprenorphine, we will induce buprenorphine for the patient.
Do you follow a 12-step model?
Our program is compatible with 12-Step principles, but unlike many other abstinence-based treatment programs we do not make the 12-Step traditions the core of our program. Because of the importance of participation in community recovery support groups for a stable recovery, we expect our patients to make a good-faith effort to participate in one or more of these groups during their time at Kolmac.
CareFirst members, depending on your benefits, typically do not have to pay any out-of-pocket expense for Kolmac services
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