Root Center for Advanced Recovery Hartford Dispensary/Willimantic Clinic - Willimantic Connecticut

Root Center for Advanced Recovery Hartford Dispensary/Willimantic Clinic - Willimantic, CT

Root Center For Advanced Recovery Hartford Dispensary/willimantic Clinic is treatment facility located at 54-56 Boston Post Road in the 06226 zip code in Willimantic, CT that offers medication-assisted addiction treatment. It accepts people with trauma, adult women and pregnant/postpartum women into its treatment program. Root Center For Advanced Recovery Hartford Dispensary/willimantic Clinic provides methadone maintenance to children and adolescents. Some of the treatment approaches used by Root Center For Advanced Recovery Hartford Dispensary/willimantic Clinic consist of substance use counseling and motivational interviewing.

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

WHO ANSWERS?

Address: 54-56 Boston Post Road, Willimantic, CT 06226

  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. Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported
  12. Assessment/Pre-treatment
  13. Screening & Testing
  14. Transitional Services
  15. Ancillary Services
  16. Counseling Services and Education
  17. Tobacco/Screening Services
  18. Facility Smoking Policy
  19. Age Groups Accepted
  20. Gender Accepted
  21. Additional Spoken Languages

Here are the full facility listing details on Root Center for Advanced Recovery Hartford Dispensary/Willimantic Clinic in Willimantic, CT:

Types of Care at Root Center For Advanced Recovery Hartford Dispensary/willimantic Clinic

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

Service Settings at Root Center For Advanced Recovery Hartford Dispensary/willimantic Clinic

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

Opioid Medications used in Treatment at Root Center For Advanced Recovery Hartford Dispensary/willimantic Clinic

  • Methadone used in Treatment

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment at Root Center For Advanced Recovery Hartford Dispensary/willimantic Clinic

  • Does not use medication for alcohol use disorder

Type Of Treatment at Root Center For Advanced Recovery Hartford Dispensary/willimantic Clinic

  • methadone maintenance

Pharmacotherapies at Root Center For Advanced Recovery Hartford Dispensary/willimantic Clinic

  • Methadone
  • Medications for psychiatric disorders

Treatment Approaches at Root Center For Advanced Recovery Hartford Dispensary/willimantic Clinic

  • motivational interviewing
  • substance use counseling

FacilityOwnership at Root Center For Advanced Recovery Hartford Dispensary/willimantic Clinic

  • a private non-profit organization

License/Certification/Accreditation at Root Center For Advanced Recovery Hartford Dispensary/willimantic Clinic

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

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted at Root Center For Advanced Recovery Hartford Dispensary/willimantic Clinic

  • Medicaid
  • Private health insurance
  • Cash or self-payment

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported at Root Center For Advanced Recovery Hartford Dispensary/willimantic Clinic

  • teenagers
  • adult women
  • pregnant/postpartum women
  • people with co-occurring substance use and mental disorders
  • sexual abuse victims
  • domestic violence victims
  • people with trauma

Assessment/Pre-treatment at Root Center For Advanced Recovery Hartford Dispensary/willimantic Clinic

  • Comprehensive substance use assessment

Screening & Testing at Root Center For Advanced Recovery Hartford Dispensary/willimantic Clinic

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

Transitional Services at Root Center For Advanced Recovery Hartford Dispensary/willimantic Clinic

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

Ancillary Services at Root Center For Advanced Recovery Hartford Dispensary/willimantic Clinic

  • mental health services
  • mentoring/peer support

Counseling Services and Education at Root Center For Advanced Recovery Hartford Dispensary/willimantic Clinic

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

Tobacco/Screening Services at Root Center For Advanced Recovery Hartford Dispensary/willimantic Clinic

  • Screening for tobacco use
  • Smoking/tobacco cessation counseling

Facility Smoking Policy at Root Center For Advanced Recovery Hartford Dispensary/willimantic Clinic

  • Smoking not permitted

Age Groups Accepted at Root Center For Advanced Recovery Hartford Dispensary/willimantic Clinic

  • children and adolescents

Gender Accepted at Root Center For Advanced Recovery Hartford Dispensary/willimantic Clinic

  • women
  • men

Additional Spoken Languages at Root Center For Advanced Recovery Hartford Dispensary/willimantic Clinic

  • Spanish

Phone #: 860-456-7990

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 Root Center for Advanced Recovery Hartford Dispensary/Willimantic Clinic. 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 Root Center for Advanced Recovery Hartford Dispensary/Willimantic Clinic to conduct a thorough assessment before starting someone on methadone.

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