Connecticut Valley Hospital Blue Hills Substance Services - Hartford Connecticut

Connecticut Valley Hospital Blue Hills Substance Services - Hartford, CT

Connecticut Valley Hospital Blue Hills Substance Services is treatment center located at 500 Vine Street in the 06112 zip code in Hartford, CT that offers medication-assisted addiction treatment. It accepts people with trauma, adult men and people with co-occurring substance use and mental disorders into its treatment service. Connecticut Valley Hospital Blue Hills Substance Services provides naltrexone administration, suboxone prescription and buprenorphine detox to adults and young adults. Some of the treatment approaches used by Connecticut Valley Hospital Blue Hills Substance Services consist of dialectical behavior therapy, relapse prevention and matrix Model. Connecticut Valley Hospital Blue Hills Substance Services also includes detoxification services and offers alcohol detox, benzodiazepines detoxification and methamphetamines detoxification.

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

WHO ANSWERS?

Address: 500 Vine Street, Hartford, CT 06112

  1. Types of Care
  2. Service Settings
  3. Hospitals
  4. Opioid Medications used in Treatment
  5. Type of 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. Detoxification
  19. Counseling Services and Education
  20. Tobacco/Screening Services
  21. Facility Smoking Policy
  22. Age Groups Accepted
  23. Gender Accepted
  24. Services for deaf
  25. Additional Spoken Languages

Here are the full facility listing details on Connecticut Valley Hospital Blue Hills Substance Services in Hartford, CT:

Types of Care at Connecticut Valley Hospital Blue Hills Substance Services

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

Service Settings at Connecticut Valley Hospital Blue Hills Substance Services

  • Hospital inpatient treatment
  • Hospital inpatient detoxification
  • Hospital inpatient treatment

Hospitals at Connecticut Valley Hospital Blue Hills Substance Services

  • Psychiatric hospital

Opioid Medications used in Treatment at Connecticut Valley Hospital Blue Hills Substance Services

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

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment at Connecticut Valley Hospital Blue Hills Substance Services

  • This facility administers/prescribes medication for alcohol use disorder

Type Of Treatment at Connecticut Valley Hospital Blue Hills Substance Services

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

Pharmacotherapies at Connecticut Valley Hospital Blue Hills Substance Services

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

Treatment Approaches at Connecticut Valley Hospital Blue Hills Substance Services

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

FacilityOwnership at Connecticut Valley Hospital Blue Hills Substance Services

  • the State government

License/Certification/Accreditation at Connecticut Valley Hospital Blue Hills Substance Services

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

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted at Connecticut Valley Hospital Blue Hills Substance Services

  • 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 Connecticut Valley Hospital Blue Hills Substance Services

  • Payment assistance
  • Sliding fee scale

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported at Connecticut Valley Hospital Blue Hills Substance Services

  • adult women
  • adult men
  • people with co-occurring substance use and mental disorders
  • people with trauma

Assessment/Pre-treatment at Connecticut Valley Hospital Blue Hills Substance Services

  • Comprehensive mental health assessment
  • Comprehensive substance use assessment

Screening & Testing at Connecticut Valley Hospital Blue Hills Substance Services

  • Breathalyzer or blood alcohol testing
  • Drug or alcohol urine screening
  • HIV testing
  • Screening for Hepatitis B
  • Screening for Hepatitis C
  • Screening for mental disorders
  • Screening for substance use
  • STD testing
  • TB screening

Transitional Services at Connecticut Valley Hospital Blue Hills Substance Services

  • Aftercare/continuing care
  • Discharge Planning
  • Naloxone and overdose education

Ancillary Services at Connecticut Valley Hospital Blue Hills Substance Services

  • early intervention for HIV
  • housing services
  • mental health services
  • self-help groups
  • social skills development
  • transportation assistance

Detoxification at Connecticut Valley Hospital Blue Hills Substance Services

  • alcohol detox
  • benzodiazepines detoxification
  • methamphetamines detoxification
  • opioid detox

Counseling Services and Education at Connecticut Valley Hospital Blue Hills Substance Services

  • 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 Valley Hospital Blue Hills Substance Services

  • Nicotine replacement therapy
  • Non-nicotine smoking/tobacco cessation medications
  • Screening for tobacco use
  • Smoking/tobacco cessation counseling

Facility Smoking Policy at Connecticut Valley Hospital Blue Hills Substance Services

  • Smoking not permitted

Age Groups Accepted at Connecticut Valley Hospital Blue Hills Substance Services

  • adults
  • young adults

Gender Accepted at Connecticut Valley Hospital Blue Hills Substance Services

  • women
  • men

Services for deaf at Connecticut Valley Hospital Blue Hills Substance Services

  • Services for the deaf and hard of hearing are available

Additional Spoken Languages at Connecticut Valley Hospital Blue Hills Substance Services

  • French
  • Hindi
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Tagalog
  • Spanish

Phone #: 860-293-6400 x401

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 Valley Hospital Blue Hills Substance Services. 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 Valley Hospital Blue Hills Substance Services to conduct a thorough assessment before starting someone on methadone.

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