InterCommunity Inc Detox Center - Hartford Connecticut

InterCommunity Inc Detox Center - Hartford, CT

Intercommunity Inc Detox Center is treatment center located at 500 Blue Hills Avenue, 6th Floor in the 06112 zip code in Hartford, CT that offers medication assisted addiction treatment. It accepts adult men, transitional age young adults and adult women into its treatment program. Intercommunity Inc Detox Center provides methadone detox, buprenorphine maintenance and buprenorphine detox to adults and young adults. Some of the treatment approaches used by Intercommunity Inc Detox Center consist of dialectical behavior therapy, substance use counseling and relapse prevention. Intercommunity Inc Detox Center also includes detoxification services and offers benzodiazepines detoxification, opioid detox and alcohol detox.

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

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Address: 500 Blue Hills Avenue, 6th Floor, Hartford, CT 06112

  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. Detoxification
  19. Counseling Services and Education
  20. Tobacco/Screening Services
  21. Facility Smoking Policy
  22. Age Groups Accepted
  23. Gender Accepted
  24. Additional Spoken Languages

Here are the full facility listing details on InterCommunity Inc Detox Center in Hartford, CT:

Types of Care at Intercommunity Inc Detox Center

  • Detoxification

Service Settings at Intercommunity Inc Detox Center

  • Residential treatment
  • Residential detoxification

Opioid Medications used in Treatment at Intercommunity Inc Detox Center

  • Methadone used in Treatment
  • Buprenorphine used in Treatment

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment at Intercommunity Inc Detox Center

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

External Source of Medications Used for Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment at Intercommunity Inc Detox Center

  • Other contracted prescribing entity
  • Personal physician/health care provider

Type Of Treatment at Intercommunity Inc Detox Center

  • buprenorphine detox
  • buprenorphine maintenance
  • methadone detox
  • methadone maintenance
  • suboxone prescription

Pharmacotherapies at Intercommunity Inc Detox Center

  • Methadone
  • Buprenorphine without naloxone
  • Clonidine

Treatment Approaches at Intercommunity Inc Detox Center

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

FacilityOwnership at Intercommunity Inc Detox Center

  • a private non-profit organization

License/Certification/Accreditation at Intercommunity Inc Detox Center

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

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted at Intercommunity Inc Detox 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 Intercommunity Inc Detox Center

  • Payment assistance

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported at Intercommunity Inc Detox Center

  • transitional age young adults
  • adult women
  • adult men

Assessment/Pre-treatment at Intercommunity Inc Detox Center

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

Screening & Testing at Intercommunity Inc Detox Center

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

Transitional Services at Intercommunity Inc Detox Center

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

Ancillary Services at Intercommunity Inc Detox Center

  • case management
  • mental health services
  • self-help groups
  • social skills development
  • transportation assistance
  • professional intervention

Detoxification at Intercommunity Inc Detox Center

  • alcohol detox
  • benzodiazepines detoxification
  • opioid detox

Counseling Services and Education at Intercommunity Inc Detox Center

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

Tobacco/Screening Services at Intercommunity Inc Detox Center

  • Nicotine replacement therapy
  • Screening for tobacco use

Facility Smoking Policy at Intercommunity Inc Detox Center

  • Smoking not permitted

Age Groups Accepted at Intercommunity Inc Detox Center

  • adults
  • young adults

Gender Accepted at Intercommunity Inc Detox Center

  • women
  • men

Additional Spoken Languages at Intercommunity Inc Detox Center

  • Polish
  • Spanish

Phone #: 860-569-5900

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 InterCommunity Inc Detox 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 InterCommunity Inc Detox Center to conduct a thorough assessment before starting someone on methadone.

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