InterCommunity Inc - Hartford Connecticut

InterCommunity Inc - Hartford, CT

Intercommunity Inc is treatment center located at 16 Coventry Street in the 06112 zip code in Hartford, CT that offers medication-assisted substance use treatment. It accepts adult women, active duty military and court/judicial system clients into its treatment service. Intercommunity Inc provides naltrexone administration, suboxone prescription and buprenorphine maintenance to young adults and adults. Some of the treatment approaches used by Intercommunity Inc consist of anger management, matrix Model and relapse prevention.

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

WHO ANSWERS?

Address: 16 Coventry Street, Hartford, CT 06112

  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. Medical Services
  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 in Hartford, CT:

Types of Care at Intercommunity Inc

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

Service Settings at Intercommunity Inc

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

Opioid Medications used in Treatment at Intercommunity Inc

  • Buprenorphine used in Treatment
  • Naltrexone used in Treatment

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment at Intercommunity Inc

  • This facility administers/prescribes medication for alcohol use disorder

Type Of Treatment at Intercommunity Inc

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

Pharmacotherapies at Intercommunity Inc

  • Acamprosate (Campral)
  • Disulfiram (Antabuse)
  • 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
  • Medications for HIV treatment
  • Medications for Hepatitis C treatment
  • Lofexidine
  • Clonidine

Treatment Approaches at Intercommunity Inc

  • 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 Intercommunity Inc

  • a private non-profit organization

License/Certification/Accreditation at Intercommunity Inc

  • State substance abuse agency
  • State department of health
  • State mental health department
  • The Joint Commission
  • National Committee for Quality Assurance

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted at Intercommunity Inc

  • 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

  • Payment assistance
  • Sliding fee scale

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported at Intercommunity Inc

  • adult women
  • adult men
  • veterans
  • active duty military
  • court/judicial system clients
  • people with co-occurring substance use and mental disorders
  • sexual abuse victims
  • domestic violence victims
  • people with trauma

Assessment/Pre-treatment at Intercommunity Inc

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

Screening & Testing at Intercommunity Inc

  • 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
  • Drug and alcohol oral fluid testing

Transitional Services at Intercommunity Inc

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

Ancillary Services at Intercommunity Inc

  • case management
  • domestic violence services
  • early intervention for HIV
  • housing services
  • mental health services
  • recovery coaches
  • social skills development
  • transportation assistance
  • mentoring/peer support

Other Addictions Treatment at Intercommunity Inc

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

Counseling Services and Education at Intercommunity 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
  • vocational training and educational support

Medical Services at Intercommunity Inc

  • Hepatitis A vaccination
  • Hepatitis B vaccination

Tobacco/Screening Services at Intercommunity Inc

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

Facility Smoking Policy at Intercommunity Inc

  • Smoking not permitted

Age Groups Accepted at Intercommunity Inc

  • adults
  • young adults

Gender Accepted at Intercommunity Inc

  • women
  • men

Additional Spoken Languages at Intercommunity Inc

  • 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. 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 to conduct a thorough assessment before starting someone on methadone.

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