Recovery Unplugged at Harrison House

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5105Q Backlick Rd.
Annandale, VA 22003
8772780243 Visit Website

Paying for Treatment

  • Insurance is Accepted
  • Financing is Available
  • Medicare is not Accepted
  • Medicaid is not Accepted

Treatment Insights

Recovery Unplugged at Harrison House utilizes the natural healing power of music to help patients break down emotional barriers that create and sustain substance abuse. The Recovery Unplugged at Harrison House team is comprised of industry-leading clinical experts and world-class songwriters and musicians. It takes a special collective of professionals to realize the Recovery Unplugged mission of helping patients heal through music, and we are determined to give our patients the most qualified help.

Recovery Unplugged at Harrison House Reviews and Ratings Details

The following is based on a combination of Surveys of Alumni, Staff, Loved Ones, and Reviews and Ratings from around the web.

Reviews at a Glance


Areas of Focus
Client & Family Support Groups

Group therapy is a vital component of addiction recovery treatment, considered as important and effective (sometimes even more so) than individual therapy. Benefits include reducing isolation and loneliness and providing the opportunity to learn from others in recovery. In the addiction setting, group therapy is run by trained professionals who guide participants toward a shared goal of recovery.

Family Program

Research shows that the odds of successful, sustained recovery from addiction are far higher when family members and loved ones are involved in treatment. Drug and alcohol addiction often have genetic roots, whether related to substance abuse, mental illness or both. Family dynamics also play a role and, often, family members are the first to realize a loved one has developed an addiction. Also, it’s important for family members to understand and embrace the lifestyle changes that are required to sustain recovery.

Dual Diagnosis/Co-Occurring Disorders Treatment

These two terms describe a person who is not only addicted to drugs or alcohol, but also has a mental or emotional illness, such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, etc. Facilities that treat patients with dual-diagnosis or co-occurring disorders provide psychiatric treatment in addition to drug and alcohol rehabilitation services.

Individualized Treatment

Some facilities have an addiction treatment protocol that all patients or clients are expected to follow, while others customize or individualize treatment based on a person’s unique needs and circumstances. Factors that may affect treatment decisions include age, lifestyle, medical conditions, type of drug, religious beliefs, etc.

Individual Therapy

This term describes one-on-one therapy, in which a patient and trained counselor, social worker, psychologist or psychiatrist meets privately with a patient to discuss challenges related to lifestyle, work, family and romantic relationships that may have contributed to the development of an addiction.

Residential Treatment

Residential treatment programs provide housing (food and meals) in addition to treatment for substance abuse. Some facilities offer only short-term residential treatment, some offer only long-term treatment and others offer both, ranging from a few days to many months, based on patient needs.

Intensive Outpatient

Patients who undergo intensive outpatient treatment continue to live at home and sometimes go to school or work while participating in a highly structured treatment protocol that is focused on ending substance abuse. Programs vary in terms of how much treatment patients receive, how often and for how long. Some facilities design individualized intensive outpatient treatment programs.

12-Step

The term “12 Step Program” describes a way to recover from addiction that is based on the model developed by Alcoholics Anonymous. Many drug and alcohol treatment centers base their treatment on 12 steps – the first three of which are situational, the next four addressing the practical issues created by the addiction, followed by two steps focused on making amends for hurting others. Steps 10 and 11 involve a deeper examination of the previous steps and the final step is focused on helping others avoid and recover from addiction.

Aftercare Support

Addiction recovery does not end with discharge after completing a rehab program. Facilities that offer aftercare planning and/or support work with patients to ensure sustainable recovery by helping to plan and make arrangements for transitional or sober living, help with housing, vocational counseling, etc.

Key Staff Members
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    Dr. Michael Hryvniak - Medical Director

    Dr. Michael R Hryvniak is a Psychiatry Specialist and has been Medical Director of Harrison House of Virginia for over 18 years. He graduated with honors from Umdnj-new Jersey Medical School in 1984.

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    Mike Fragala - Masters Level Addiction Counselor

    Mr. Fragala is a Masters Level Addiction Counselor with over 27 years of clinical experience in theSubstance Abuse/Mental Health field. He has helped set up and directed Therapeutic Community Operations in Virginia’s State Penitentiary System, and counseled thousands of clients. As two-time past President of the Virginia Association and Drug and Alcohol programs (VADAP), Mr. Fragala served on the Governor’s Council for Substance Abuse Services in the Commonwealth.

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    Kevin Clark - Certified Substance Abuse Counselor

    Kevin Clark is a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor who earned a BA in Psychology from George Mason University. Kevin was also awarded the Dean’s Distinction for Public Service, Superior Contribution from GMU for his volunteer work at the Prince William County Adult Detention Center, which he is still actively involved with. Before returning to Recovery Unplugged at Harrison House, Kevin worked as a Mental Health Counselor II providing housing and mental health services to those in need in Northern Virginia. Kevin is a member of NAADAC, and has been involved with the Recovery community for 11 years.