Located on 15 acres of countryside, IAFF Center of Excellence is a private campus specializing in PTSD treatment for IAFF members.
About IAFF Center of Excellence
IAFF Center of Excellence is a behavioral health treatment and recovery center that specializes in PTSD for professional fire service members who struggle with trauma, substance use, and addiction. Treatment is evidence-based with a multidisciplinary approach, combining the expertise of doctors, nurses, and clinicians from different disciplines to treat the whole person not just the addiction or co-occurring disorder. They mainly treat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and anxiety. IAFF Center of Excellence has a clinically managed detox, inpatient residential, partial hospitalization (PHP), intensive outpatient (IOP), teletherapy, and aftercare planning. The therapies that are used include individual and group therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), life skills, nutrition class, 12-step facilitation, exposure therapy, pharmaceutical therapy, and experiential therapy. IAFF Center of Excellence offers an in-depth aftercare plan that includes connections to relapse prevention strategies, 12-step support, alumni mentoring program, return to work planning and support, diagnostic check-ins, and local behavioral and physical health care providers. They are accredited by the Joint Commission.
IAFF Center of Excellence is stretched over 15 acres and spread out between 7 buildings. IAFF Center of Excellence clients stay in 1 of 4 station houses each house fitted with comfortable furnishings and designed with a firehouse theme. Clients are housed together based on their shared treatment needs to help build camaraderie and a support system. Clients will have access to walking trails, yoga classes, animal assisted intervention, outdoor volleyball, basketball court, outdoor pool, and a fully equipped fitness center. Clients will also have nutrition coaching and well rounded meals and snacks available.
Who We Treat
People with mild physical and, or intellectual disabilities
13400 Edgemeade Road Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
This addiction can cause a strong desire or impulse to drink. Consistently thinking of or desiring alcohol, ultimately impacting daily life.
Some traumatic events are so disturbing that they cause long-term mental health problems. Those ongoing issues can also be referred to as "trauma."
A combination of scientifically rooted therapies and treatments make up evidence-based care, defined by their measured and proven results.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
What We Treat
Family Follow-up Counseling
Follow-up Sessions (in-person)
Access to Nature
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While costs may vary due to program length and insurance benefits, it typically costs $20,000.
Upper Marlboro, Maryland, United States.
The typical length is 30 days.
Yes, services include detox (on-site with residential).