HELP Inc Watkins Network - Torrington Connecticut

HELP Inc Watkins Network - Torrington, CT

Help Inc Watkins Network is treatment facility located at 21 Prospect Street, Suite C in the 06790 zip code in Torrington, CT that offers medication-assisted treatment for addiction. It accepts adult women, people with co-occurring substance use and mental disorders and adult men into its treatment program. Help Inc Watkins Network provides buprenorphine maintenance, relapse prevention from naltrexone and naltrexone administration to young adults and adults. Some of the treatment approaches used by Help Inc Watkins Network consist of 12-step facilitation, substance use counseling and anger management.

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

WHO ANSWERS?

Address: 21 Prospect Street, Suite C, Torrington, CT 06790

  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

Here are the full facility listing details on HELP Inc Watkins Network in Torrington, CT:

Types of Care at Help Inc Watkins Network

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

Service Settings at Help Inc Watkins Network

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

Opioid Medications used in Treatment at Help Inc Watkins Network

  • Buprenorphine used in Treatment
  • Naltrexone used in Treatment

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment at Help Inc Watkins Network

  • This facility administers/prescribes medication for alcohol use disorder

Type Of Treatment at Help Inc Watkins Network

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

Pharmacotherapies at Help Inc Watkins Network

  • Acamprosate (Campral)
  • Disulfiram (Antabuse)
  • Buprenorphine with naloxone (Ex. Suboxone)
  • Naltrexone (oral)
  • Naltrexone (extended-release, injectable naltrexone - Vivitrol)
  • Medications for psychiatric disorders
  • Clonidine

Treatment Approaches at Help Inc Watkins Network

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

FacilityOwnership at Help Inc Watkins Network

  • a private non-profit organization

License/Certification/Accreditation at Help Inc Watkins Network

  • State department of health

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted at Help Inc Watkins Network

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

Payment Assistance Available at Help Inc Watkins Network

  • Sliding fee scale

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported at Help Inc Watkins Network

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

Assessment/Pre-treatment at Help Inc Watkins Network

  • Comprehensive mental health assessment
  • Comprehensive substance use assessment
  • Interim services for clients
  • Outreach to persons in the community

Screening & Testing at Help Inc Watkins Network

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

Transitional Services at Help Inc Watkins Network

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

Ancillary Services at Help Inc Watkins Network

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

Other Addictions Treatment at Help Inc Watkins Network

  • Treatment for gambling disorder

Counseling Services and Education at Help Inc Watkins Network

  • individual counseling
  • group counseling
  • family counseling
  • substance use education
  • employment counseling or training

Tobacco/Screening Services at Help Inc Watkins Network

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

Facility Smoking Policy at Help Inc Watkins Network

  • Smoking permitted in designated area

Age Groups Accepted at Help Inc Watkins Network

  • adults
  • young adults

Gender Accepted at Help Inc Watkins Network

  • women
  • men

Phone #: 860-482-7242

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 HELP Inc Watkins Network. 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 HELP Inc Watkins Network to conduct a thorough assessment before starting someone on methadone.

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