Midwestern Connecticut Council on Alcoholism Inc/Detoxification Program - Danbury Connecticut

Midwestern Connecticut Council on Alcoholism Inc/Detoxification Program - Danbury, CT

Midwestern Connecticut Council On Alcoholism Inc/detoxification Program is treatment facility located at 38 Old Ridgebury Road in the 06810 zip code in Danbury, CT that offers medication assisted treatment for addiction. It accepts people with co-occurring substance use and mental disorders, adult men and sexual abuse victims into its treatment service. Midwestern Connecticut Council On Alcoholism Inc/detoxification Program provides buprenorphine detox, methadone detox and relapse prevention from naltrexone to adults and young adults. Some of the treatment approaches used by Midwestern Connecticut Council On Alcoholism Inc/detoxification Program consist of motivational interviewing, rational emotive behavioral therapy and matrix Model. Midwestern Connecticut Council On Alcoholism Inc/detoxification Program also includes detox programs and offers alcohol detox, methamphetamines detoxification and opioid detox.

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WHO ANSWERS?

Address: 38 Old Ridgebury Road, Danbury, CT 06810

  1. Types of Care
  2. Service Settings
  3. Opioid Medications used in Treatment
  4. External Opioid Medications Source
  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. Other Addictions Treatment
  19. Detoxification
  20. Counseling Services and Education
  21. Tobacco/Screening Services
  22. Facility Smoking Policy
  23. Age Groups Accepted
  24. Gender Accepted
  25. Exclusive Services
  26. Additional Spoken Languages

Here are the full facility listing details on Midwestern Connecticut Council on Alcoholism Inc/Detoxification Program in Danbury, CT:

Types of Care at Midwestern Connecticut Council On Alcoholism Inc/detoxification Program

  • Detoxification
  • Transitional housing, halfway house, or sober home
  • Substance use treatment

Service Settings at Midwestern Connecticut Council On Alcoholism Inc/detoxification Program

  • Outpatient treatment
  • Residential treatment
  • Intensive outpatient treatment
  • Regular outpatient treatment
  • Residential detoxification
  • Long-term residential treatment
  • Short-term residential treatment

Opioid Medications used in Treatment at Midwestern Connecticut Council On Alcoholism Inc/detoxification Program

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

External Opioid Medications Source at Midwestern Connecticut Council On Alcoholism Inc/detoxification Program

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

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment at Midwestern Connecticut Council On Alcoholism Inc/detoxification Program

  • Does not use medication for alcohol use disorder
  • This facility administers/prescribes medication for alcohol use disorder

Type Of Treatment at Midwestern Connecticut Council On Alcoholism Inc/detoxification Program

  • buprenorphine detox
  • methadone detox
  • relapse prevention from naltrexone

Pharmacotherapies at Midwestern Connecticut Council On Alcoholism Inc/detoxification Program

  • Methadone
  • Buprenorphine without naloxone
  • Naltrexone (oral)
  • Naltrexone (extended-release, injectable naltrexone - Vivitrol)
  • Clonidine

Treatment Approaches at Midwestern Connecticut Council On Alcoholism Inc/detoxification Program

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

FacilityOwnership at Midwestern Connecticut Council On Alcoholism Inc/detoxification Program

  • a private non-profit organization

License/Certification/Accreditation at Midwestern Connecticut Council On Alcoholism Inc/detoxification Program

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

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted at Midwestern Connecticut Council On Alcoholism Inc/detoxification Program

  • Federal, or any government funding for substance use programs
  • Medicaid
  • Private health insurance
  • Cash or self-payment
  • State-financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid

Payment Assistance Available at Midwestern Connecticut Council On Alcoholism Inc/detoxification Program

  • Sliding fee scale

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported at Midwestern Connecticut Council On Alcoholism Inc/detoxification Program

  • transitional age young adults
  • adult women
  • pregnant/postpartum women
  • adult men
  • seniors and older adults
  • lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT)
  • veterans
  • active duty military
  • military families
  • court/judicial system clients
  • people with co-occurring substance use and mental disorders
  • people with HIV or AIDS
  • sexual abuse victims
  • domestic violence victims
  • people with trauma

Assessment/Pre-treatment at Midwestern Connecticut Council On Alcoholism Inc/detoxification Program

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

Screening & Testing at Midwestern Connecticut Council On Alcoholism Inc/detoxification Program

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

Transitional Services at Midwestern Connecticut Council On Alcoholism Inc/detoxification Program

  • Aftercare/continuing care
  • Discharge Planning
  • Outcome follow-up after discharge

Ancillary Services at Midwestern Connecticut Council On Alcoholism Inc/detoxification Program

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

Other Addictions Treatment at Midwestern Connecticut Council On Alcoholism Inc/detoxification Program

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

Detoxification at Midwestern Connecticut Council On Alcoholism Inc/detoxification Program

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

Counseling Services and Education at Midwestern Connecticut Council On Alcoholism Inc/detoxification Program

  • individual counseling
  • group counseling
  • substance use education

Tobacco/Screening Services at Midwestern Connecticut Council On Alcoholism Inc/detoxification Program

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

Facility Smoking Policy at Midwestern Connecticut Council On Alcoholism Inc/detoxification Program

  • Smoking permitted in designated area

Age Groups Accepted at Midwestern Connecticut Council On Alcoholism Inc/detoxification Program

  • adults
  • young adults

Gender Accepted at Midwestern Connecticut Council On Alcoholism Inc/detoxification Program

  • women
  • men

Exclusive Services at Midwestern Connecticut Council On Alcoholism Inc/detoxification Program

  • Methadone and buprenorphine clients only
  • Specially designed program for DUI/DWI clients
  • Methadone clients only
  • All Clients in Opioid Treatment Program

Additional Spoken Languages at Midwestern Connecticut Council On Alcoholism Inc/detoxification Program

  • Spanish

Phone #: 203-792-4515

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 Midwestern Connecticut Council on Alcoholism Inc/Detoxification Program. 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 Midwestern Connecticut Council on Alcoholism Inc/Detoxification Program to conduct a thorough assessment before starting someone on methadone.

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