Community Health Resources Putnam Center - Putnam Connecticut

Community Health Resources Putnam Center - Putnam, CT

Community Health Resources Putnam Center is treatment center located at 391 Pomfret Street in the 06260 zip code in Putnam, CT that offers medication-assisted treatment for addiction. It accepts adult women, sexual abuse victims and people with trauma into its treatment service. Community Health Resources Putnam Center provides naltrexone administration, suboxone prescription and relapse prevention from naltrexone to adults and young adults. Some of the treatment approaches used by Community Health Resources Putnam Center consist of motivational interviewing, dialectical behavior therapy and substance use counseling.

Call (866) 434-2077 for 24/7 help with treatment.

WHO ANSWERS?

Address: 391 Pomfret Street, Putnam, CT 06260

  1. Types of Care
  2. Service Settings
  3. Opioid Medications used in Treatment
  4. Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment
  5. Type Of Treatment
  6. Pharmacotherapies
  7. Treatment Approaches
  8. FacilityOwnership
  9. License/Certification/Accreditation
  10. Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted
  11. Payment Assistance Available
  12. Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported
  13. Assessment/Pre-treatment
  14. Screening & Testing
  15. Transitional Services
  16. Ancillary Services
  17. Other Addictions Treatment
  18. Counseling Services and Education
  19. Tobacco/Screening Services
  20. Facility Smoking Policy
  21. Age Groups Accepted
  22. Gender Accepted
  23. Additional Spoken Languages

Here are the full facility listing details on Community Health Resources Putnam Center in Putnam, CT:

Types of Care at Community Health Resources Putnam Center

  • Substance use treatment
  • Treatment for co-occurring serious mental health illness/serious emotional disturbance and substance use disorders

Service Settings at Community Health Resources Putnam Center

  • Outpatient treatment
  • Residential treatment
  • Outpatient methadone/buprenorphine or naltrexone treatment
  • Short-term residential treatment

Opioid Medications used in Treatment at Community Health Resources Putnam Center

  • Methadone used in Treatment
  • Buprenorphine used in Treatment
  • Naltrexone used in Treatment

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment at Community Health Resources Putnam Center

  • This facility administers/prescribes medication for alcohol use disorder

Type Of Treatment at Community Health Resources Putnam Center

  • buprenorphine maintenance
  • methadone maintenance
  • suboxone prescription
  • naltrexone administration
  • relapse prevention from naltrexone

Pharmacotherapies at Community Health Resources Putnam Center

  • Methadone
  • Buprenorphine with naloxone (Ex. Suboxone)
  • Buprenorphine without naloxone
  • Naltrexone (oral)
  • Naltrexone (extended-release, injectable naltrexone - Vivitrol)
  • Medications for psychiatric disorders
  • Clonidine

Treatment Approaches at Community Health Resources Putnam Center

  • anger management
  • brief intervention
  • cognitive behavioral therapy
  • contingency management/motivational incentives
  • dialectical behavior therapy
  • motivational interviewing
  • matrix Model
  • rational emotive behavioral therapy
  • relapse prevention
  • substance use counseling
  • trauma-related counseling

FacilityOwnership at Community Health Resources Putnam Center

  • a private non-profit organization

License/Certification/Accreditation at Community Health Resources Putnam Center

  • State substance abuse agency
  • State department of health
  • State mental health department
  • The Joint Commission

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted at Community Health Resources Putnam Center

  • Federal, or any government funding for substance use programs
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military insurance
  • Private health insurance
  • Cash or self-payment
  • State-financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid

Payment Assistance Available at Community Health Resources Putnam Center

  • Sliding fee scale

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported at Community Health Resources Putnam Center

  • adult women
  • pregnant/postpartum women
  • lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT)
  • people with co-occurring substance use and mental disorders
  • sexual abuse victims
  • domestic violence victims
  • people with trauma

Assessment/Pre-treatment at Community Health Resources Putnam Center

  • Comprehensive mental health assessment
  • Comprehensive substance use assessment

Screening & Testing at Community Health Resources Putnam Center

  • Breathalyzer or blood alcohol testing
  • Drug or alcohol urine screening
  • Screening for mental disorders
  • Screening for substance use
  • TB screening

Transitional Services at Community Health Resources Putnam Center

  • Aftercare/continuing care
  • Discharge Planning
  • Outcome follow-up after discharge

Ancillary Services at Community Health Resources Putnam Center

  • case management
  • domestic violence services
  • housing services
  • mental health services
  • social skills development
  • transportation assistance
  • mentoring/peer support

Other Addictions Treatment at Community Health Resources Putnam Center

  • Treatment for non-substance use addiction disorder
  • Treatment for gambling disorder
  • Treatment for internet use disorder

Counseling Services and Education at Community Health Resources Putnam Center

  • individual counseling
  • group counseling
  • family counseling
  • substance use education
  • hepatitis education, counseling and support
  • health education services

Tobacco/Screening Services at Community Health Resources Putnam Center

  • Nicotine replacement therapy
  • Screening for tobacco use
  • Smoking/tobacco cessation counseling

Facility Smoking Policy at Community Health Resources Putnam Center

  • Smoking not permitted

Age Groups Accepted at Community Health Resources Putnam Center

  • adults
  • young adults

Gender Accepted at Community Health Resources Putnam Center

  • women
  • men

Additional Spoken Languages at Community Health Resources Putnam Center

  • Spanish

Phone #: 877-884-3571

Call (866) 434-2077 for 24/7 help with treatment.

WHO ANSWERS?

Is Methadone a safe option for addiction treatment?

Methadone treatment can be a safe and effective option for individuals struggling with opioid addiction, especially when administered under the supervision of a qualified healthcare provider as part of a comprehensive addiction treatment program, such as the one that can be found at Community Health Resources Putnam Center. Methadone is an opioid medication that is used to help manage opioid withdrawal symptoms and cravings, making it easier for individuals to reduce or quit their use of other opioids like heroin or prescription painkillers.

Here are some key points to consider regarding the safety of methadone treatment:

  1. Supervised Administration: Methadone treatment is typically provided through opioid treatment programs (OTPs) or clinics where patients receive a daily dose of methadone under the supervision of healthcare professionals. This helps reduce the risk of misuse and overdose.

  2. Reduces Withdrawal Symptoms: Methadone can alleviate the severe withdrawal symptoms associated with opioids, which can be a significant barrier to recovery. This can enhance the patient's quality of life and make it easier for them to engage in therapy and counseling.

  3. Harm Reduction: Methadone maintenance treatment can be viewed as a harm reduction approach. While it doesn't necessarily lead to immediate abstinence, it reduces the risks associated with illicit opioid use, such as overdose and the transmission of infectious diseases (e.g., HIV and hepatitis).

  4. Individualized Treatment: Methadone treatment should be individualized to meet the unique needs of each patient. The dose is typically adjusted based on the patient's response and progress in treatment.

  5. Legal Regulation: Methadone clinics and providers are subject to strict regulations and oversight by government agencies to ensure safety and appropriate use of the medication.

However, it's important to note that methadone is an opioid itself and can be habit-forming. When taken as prescribed and under medical supervision, the risk of addiction to methadone is relatively low. However, misuse or diversion of methadone can lead to addiction and other negative consequences.

Methadone treatment is not suitable for everyone. Individuals with certain medical conditions or contraindications may not be candidates for methadone treatment. It's essential for addiction treatment centers like Community Health Resources Putnam Center to conduct a thorough assessment before starting someone on methadone.