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Aurora Psychiatric Hospital

1220 Dewey Avenue, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, 53213
The Dewey Center of Aurora Psychiatric Hospital provides substance abuse treatment programs for those with addiction issues and co-occurring mental health conditions. Individualized treatment options are evidence-based, and include intervention, detoxification, inpatient, outpatient, and partial hospitalization programs, individual, group and family therapy, 12-Step principles, medical management and continuing care.

Facility Highlights

  • Workshops
  • Relapse Prevention Training
  • Support Groups


  • 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.
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

    The focus of cognitive behavioral therapy (also called CBT) is helping people to understand the thoughts and emotions that underlie their addiction with the goal of learning new, healthier and more productive ways to understand and express themselves.

Facility Settings

  • Wilderness

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