Wheeler Clinic Inc Hartford Outpatient - Hartford Connecticut

Wheeler Clinic Inc Hartford Outpatient - Hartford, CT

Wheeler Clinic Inc Hartford Outpatient is treatment center located at 43 Woodland Street in the 06105 zip code in Hartford, CT that offers medication-assisted substance abuse treatment. It accepts sexual abuse victims, people with co-occurring substance use and mental disorders and adult women into its treatment service. Wheeler Clinic Inc Hartford Outpatient provides relapse prevention from naltrexone, buprenorphine maintenance and naltrexone administration to adults and young adults. Some of the treatment approaches used by Wheeler Clinic Inc Hartford Outpatient consist of dialectical behavior therapy, brief intervention and relapse prevention.

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

WHO ANSWERS?

Address: 43 Woodland Street, Hartford, CT 06105

  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. Services for deaf
  25. Additional Spoken Languages

Here are the full facility listing details on Wheeler Clinic Inc Hartford Outpatient in Hartford, CT:

Types of Care at Wheeler Clinic Inc Hartford Outpatient

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

Service Settings at Wheeler Clinic Inc Hartford Outpatient

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

Opioid Medications used in Treatment at Wheeler Clinic Inc Hartford Outpatient

  • Buprenorphine used in Treatment
  • Naltrexone used in Treatment

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment at Wheeler Clinic Inc Hartford Outpatient

  • This facility administers/prescribes medication for alcohol use disorder

Type Of Treatment at Wheeler Clinic Inc Hartford Outpatient

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

Pharmacotherapies at Wheeler Clinic Inc Hartford Outpatient

  • 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
  • Lofexidine
  • Clonidine

Treatment Approaches at Wheeler Clinic Inc Hartford Outpatient

  • 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 Wheeler Clinic Inc Hartford Outpatient

  • a private non-profit organization

License/Certification/Accreditation at Wheeler Clinic Inc Hartford Outpatient

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

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted at Wheeler Clinic Inc Hartford Outpatient

  • Federal, or any government funding for substance use programs
  • IHS/Tribal/Urban (ITU) funds
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military insurance
  • Private health insurance
  • Cash or self-payment
  • State-financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid

Payment Assistance Available at Wheeler Clinic Inc Hartford Outpatient

  • Payment assistance
  • Sliding fee scale

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported at Wheeler Clinic Inc Hartford Outpatient

  • adult women
  • adult men
  • court/judicial system clients
  • people with co-occurring substance use and mental disorders
  • sexual abuse victims
  • people with trauma
  • people with co-occurring substance use and pain

Assessment/Pre-treatment at Wheeler Clinic Inc Hartford Outpatient

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

Screening & Testing at Wheeler Clinic Inc Hartford Outpatient

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

Transitional Services at Wheeler Clinic Inc Hartford Outpatient

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

Ancillary Services at Wheeler Clinic Inc Hartford Outpatient

  • housing services
  • mental health services
  • recovery coaches
  • self-help groups
  • transportation assistance
  • mentoring/peer support

Other Addictions Treatment at Wheeler Clinic Inc Hartford Outpatient

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

Counseling Services and Education at Wheeler Clinic Inc Hartford Outpatient

  • individual counseling
  • group counseling
  • family counseling
  • marital/couples counseling
  • substance use education
  • health education services
  • vocational training and educational support

Medical Services at Wheeler Clinic Inc Hartford Outpatient

  • Hepatitis A vaccination
  • Hepatitis B vaccination

Tobacco/Screening Services at Wheeler Clinic Inc Hartford Outpatient

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

Facility Smoking Policy at Wheeler Clinic Inc Hartford Outpatient

  • Smoking not permitted

Age Groups Accepted at Wheeler Clinic Inc Hartford Outpatient

  • adults
  • young adults

Gender Accepted at Wheeler Clinic Inc Hartford Outpatient

  • women
  • men

Services for deaf at Wheeler Clinic Inc Hartford Outpatient

  • Services for the deaf and hard of hearing are available

Additional Spoken Languages at Wheeler Clinic Inc Hartford Outpatient

  • Spanish

Phone #: 860-727-8935

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 Wheeler Clinic Inc Hartford Outpatient. 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 Wheeler Clinic Inc Hartford Outpatient to conduct a thorough assessment before starting someone on methadone.

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