Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19
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 Central Virginia Comprehensive Treatment Centers to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

In adherence to the social distancing recommendations provided by the CDC, we have implemented strict protocols at our clinic to ensure the safety of our patients and staff.

  • Patients who have active symptoms of illness or a fever of 100 degrees or higher must call ahead to arrange after-hours dosing.
  • The number of people allowed inside the building at any given time is restricted based on county, state, and federal guidelines.
  • The number of people waiting in line is restricted based on county, state, and federal guidelines, and those present must maintain a minimum distance of six feet from one another.
  • To maintain line restrictions, patients are asked to wait in their cars until direction is given.

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

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, on-site visitation is no longer allowed at Central Virginia Comprehensive Treatment Centers.

  • 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 for other services 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.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • 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

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Central Virginia Comprehensive Treatment Centers consists of two leading providers of medically-supervised medication-assisted treatment, Lynchburg Comprehensive Treatment Center and Roanoke Comprehensive Treatment Center.

The medication-assisted treatment we offer on an outpatient basis is delivered to men and women, aged 18 and older, who are battling an addiction to opioids, such as heroin, prescription painkillers, and morphine.

The medication-assisted treatment offered at our centers is individualized to meet the specific needs of each patient. Offered at both our Lynchburg and Roanoke locations, the following medications may be implemented into a patient’s treatment plan:

  • Methadone is a synthetic medication that prevents opioid cravings and prevents the onset of symptoms of withdrawal.
  • Subutex, with buprenorphine as its active ingredient, reduces cravings for opioids and diminishes the symptoms of withdrawal by blocking the effects of opioids within an individual’s brain.

Offered at our Lynchburg location, the following medication is provided in addition to methadone and Subutex:

  • Vivitrol is a medication that is administered via injection. Both non-narcotic and non-addictive, Vivitrol contains naltrexone and is used to treat an opioid addiction and prevent future relapse.

Offered at our Roanoke location, the following medication is provided in addition to methadone and Subutex:

  • Suboxone works to reduce both opioid cravings and withdrawal symptoms. With the active ingredients of naloxone and buprenorphine, Suboxone also causes the onset of withdrawal symptoms should a person attempt to abuse opioids during his or her medication-assisted treatment.

While the implementation of these medications is proven effective in the successful treatment of opioid addictions, at Central Virginia Comprehensive Treatment Centers, we believe that the emotional and psychological component of addiction must be addressed as well in order for true recovery to be achieved. In order to address these components, the following therapeutic interventions are available to patients:

  • Group therapy provides patients with an opportunity to come together with peers to discuss any concerns they are facing and successes they have achieved. These counselor-led sessions are a prime time for patients to gain support and learn from others who have faced similar trials, while also offering their own support to others who need it.
  • Individual therapy is a time for patients to meet one-to-one with a counselor to process through the thoughts and emotions that they experience as they work through their individualized medication-assisted treatment program. This is also a time for patients to process through any setbacks that may arise and to celebrate any and all successes.

By engaging in the thorough care provided by Central Virginia Comprehensive Treatment Centers, individuals are able to overcome their addiction to opioids and realize the bright and happy futures that they deserve.