VA Central Western MA HCS Substance Use Disorders Clinic - Leeds Massachusetts

VA Central Western MA HCS Substance Use Disorders Clinic - Leeds, MA

Va Central Western Ma Hcs Substance Use Disorders Clinic is treatment center located at 421 North Main Street, Building 7 Upper in the 01053 zip code in Leeds, MA that offers medication assisted substance abuse treatment. It accepts veterans, people with co-occurring substance use and mental disorders and adult women into its treatment program. Va Central Western Ma Hcs Substance Use Disorders Clinic provides buprenorphine detox, buprenorphine maintenance and relapse prevention from naltrexone to young adults and adults. Some of the treatment approaches used by Va Central Western Ma Hcs Substance Use Disorders Clinic consist of anger management, 12-step facilitation and cognitive behavioral therapy. Va Central Western Ma Hcs Substance Use Disorders Clinic also offers detoxification programs and offers cocaine detoxification, benzodiazepines detoxification and opioid detox.

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

WHO ANSWERS?

Address: 421 North Main Street, Building 7 Upper, Leeds, MA 01053

  1. Types of Care
  2. Service Settings
  3. Hospitals
  4. Opioid Medications used in Treatment
  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. Medical Services
  22. Tobacco/Screening Services
  23. Facility Smoking Policy
  24. Age Groups Accepted
  25. Gender Accepted
  26. Exclusive Services

Here are the full facility listing details on VA Central Western MA HCS Substance Use Disorders Clinic in Leeds, MA:

Types of Care at Va Central Western Ma Hcs Substance Use Disorders Clinic

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

Service Settings at Va Central Western Ma Hcs Substance Use Disorders Clinic

  • Hospital inpatient treatment
  • Outpatient treatment
  • Residential treatment
  • Hospital inpatient detoxification
  • Hospital inpatient treatment
  • Outpatient detoxification
  • Intensive outpatient treatment
  • Outpatient methadone/buprenorphine or naltrexone treatment
  • Regular outpatient treatment
  • Long-term residential treatment

Hospitals at Va Central Western Ma Hcs Substance Use Disorders Clinic

  • General Hospital (including VA hospital)

Opioid Medications used in Treatment at Va Central Western Ma Hcs Substance Use Disorders Clinic

  • Buprenorphine used in Treatment
  • Naltrexone used in Treatment

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment at Va Central Western Ma Hcs Substance Use Disorders Clinic

  • This facility administers/prescribes medication for alcohol use disorder

Type Of Treatment at Va Central Western Ma Hcs Substance Use Disorders Clinic

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

Pharmacotherapies at Va Central Western Ma Hcs Substance Use Disorders Clinic

  • Acamprosate (Campral)
  • Disulfiram (Antabuse)
  • Buprenorphine with naloxone (Ex. Suboxone)
  • Buprenorphine without naloxone
  • Naltrexone (oral)
  • Naltrexone (extended-release, injectable naltrexone - Vivitrol)
  • Medications for psychiatric disorders
  • Medications for HIV treatment
  • Medications for Hepatitis C treatment
  • Clonidine

Treatment Approaches at Va Central Western Ma Hcs Substance Use Disorders Clinic

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

FacilityOwnership at Va Central Western Ma Hcs Substance Use Disorders Clinic

  • the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

License/Certification/Accreditation at Va Central Western Ma Hcs Substance Use Disorders Clinic

  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities
  • The Joint Commission

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted at Va Central Western Ma Hcs Substance Use Disorders Clinic

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

Payment Assistance Available at Va Central Western Ma Hcs Substance Use Disorders Clinic

  • Payment assistance

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported at Va Central Western Ma Hcs Substance Use Disorders Clinic

  • adult women
  • adult men
  • veterans
  • people with co-occurring substance use and mental disorders
  • sexual abuse victims
  • people with trauma

Assessment/Pre-treatment at Va Central Western Ma Hcs Substance Use Disorders Clinic

  • Comprehensive mental health assessment
  • Comprehensive substance use assessment

Screening & Testing at Va Central Western Ma Hcs Substance Use Disorders Clinic

  • 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

Transitional Services at Va Central Western Ma Hcs Substance Use Disorders Clinic

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

Ancillary Services at Va Central Western Ma Hcs Substance Use Disorders Clinic

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

Other Addictions Treatment at Va Central Western Ma Hcs Substance Use Disorders Clinic

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

Detoxification at Va Central Western Ma Hcs Substance Use Disorders Clinic

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

Counseling Services and Education at Va Central Western Ma Hcs Substance Use Disorders Clinic

  • 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 Va Central Western Ma Hcs Substance Use Disorders Clinic

  • Hepatitis B vaccination

Tobacco/Screening Services at Va Central Western Ma Hcs Substance Use Disorders Clinic

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

Facility Smoking Policy at Va Central Western Ma Hcs Substance Use Disorders Clinic

  • Smoking permitted in designated area

Age Groups Accepted at Va Central Western Ma Hcs Substance Use Disorders Clinic

  • adults
  • young adults

Gender Accepted at Va Central Western Ma Hcs Substance Use Disorders Clinic

  • women
  • men

Exclusive Services at Va Central Western Ma Hcs Substance Use Disorders Clinic

  • Serves Veterans only

Phone #: 413-584-4040 x2600

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 VA Central Western MA HCS Substance Use Disorders 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 VA Central Western MA HCS Substance Use Disorders Clinic to conduct a thorough assessment before starting someone on methadone.