Connecticut Counseling Centers Inc - Waterbury Connecticut

Connecticut Counseling Centers Inc - Waterbury, CT

Connecticut Counseling Centers Inc is treatment facility located at 50 Brookside Road in the 06708 zip code in Waterbury, CT that offers medication-assisted addiction treatment. It accepts court/judicial system clients, adult women and transitional age young adults into its treatment program. Connecticut Counseling Centers Inc provides suboxone prescription, methadone maintenance and buprenorphine maintenance to adults and young adults. Some of the treatment approaches used by Connecticut Counseling Centers Inc consist of matrix Model, motivational interviewing and brief intervention.

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WHO ANSWERS?

Address: 50 Brookside Road, Waterbury, CT 06708

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

Here are the full facility listing details on Connecticut Counseling Centers Inc in Waterbury, CT:

Types of Care at Connecticut Counseling Centers Inc

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

Service Settings at Connecticut Counseling Centers Inc

  • Outpatient treatment
  • Intensive outpatient treatment
  • Outpatient methadone/buprenorphine or naltrexone treatment
  • Regular outpatient treatment

Opioid Medications used in Treatment at Connecticut Counseling Centers Inc

  • Methadone used in Treatment
  • Buprenorphine used in Treatment

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment at Connecticut Counseling Centers Inc

  • Accepts clients using medication assisted treatment for alcohol use disorder but prescribed elsewhere

External Source of Medications Used for Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment at Connecticut Counseling Centers Inc

  • Personal physician/health care provider

Type Of Treatment at Connecticut Counseling Centers Inc

  • buprenorphine maintenance
  • methadone maintenance
  • suboxone prescription

Pharmacotherapies at Connecticut Counseling Centers Inc

  • Methadone
  • Buprenorphine with naloxone (Ex. Suboxone)

Treatment Approaches at Connecticut Counseling Centers Inc

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

FacilityOwnership at Connecticut Counseling Centers Inc

  • a private non-profit organization

License/Certification/Accreditation at Connecticut Counseling Centers Inc

  • State substance abuse agency
  • State department of health
  • State mental health department
  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted at Connecticut Counseling Centers Inc

  • Federal, or any government funding for substance use programs
  • Medicaid
  • Private health insurance
  • Cash or self-payment

Payment Assistance Available at Connecticut Counseling Centers Inc

  • Sliding fee scale

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported at Connecticut Counseling Centers Inc

  • transitional age young adults
  • adult women
  • pregnant/postpartum women
  • adult men
  • court/judicial system clients
  • people with co-occurring substance use and mental disorders

Assessment/Pre-treatment at Connecticut Counseling Centers Inc

  • Comprehensive mental health assessment
  • Comprehensive substance use assessment
  • Outreach to persons in the community

Screening & Testing at Connecticut Counseling Centers Inc

  • Breathalyzer or blood alcohol testing
  • Drug or alcohol urine screening
  • HIV testing
  • Screening for mental disorders
  • Screening for substance use
  • Drug and alcohol oral fluid testing

Transitional Services at Connecticut Counseling Centers Inc

  • Aftercare/continuing care
  • Discharge Planning
  • Naloxone and overdose education
  • Outcome follow-up after discharge

Ancillary Services at Connecticut Counseling Centers Inc

  • case management
  • domestic violence services
  • housing services
  • mental health services
  • recovery coaches
  • self-help groups
  • social skills development
  • transportation assistance
  • mentoring/peer support

Counseling Services and Education at Connecticut Counseling Centers Inc

  • individual counseling
  • group counseling
  • family counseling
  • marital/couples counseling
  • substance use education
  • hepatitis education, counseling and support
  • HIV and AIDS education, support and counseling
  • health education services
  • employment counseling or training

Tobacco/Screening Services at Connecticut Counseling Centers Inc

  • Screening for tobacco use
  • Smoking/tobacco cessation counseling

Facility Smoking Policy at Connecticut Counseling Centers Inc

  • Smoking permitted in designated area

Age Groups Accepted at Connecticut Counseling Centers Inc

  • adults
  • young adults

Gender Accepted at Connecticut Counseling Centers Inc

  • women
  • men

Services for deaf at Connecticut Counseling Centers Inc

  • Services for the deaf and hard of hearing are available

Additional Spoken Languages at Connecticut Counseling Centers Inc

  • Spanish

Phone #: 203-568-7474 x6500

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 Connecticut Counseling Centers Inc. 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 Connecticut Counseling Centers Inc to conduct a thorough assessment before starting someone on methadone.

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