Affiliates for Consultation and Psychotherapy

Affiliates for Consultation and Psychotherapy - New Haven, CT

Affiliates For Consultation And Psychotherapy is a substance abuse treatment center located at 389 Orange Street, Floor 2 in the 06511 zip code in New Haven, CT. The treatment center accepts men and women. Some of the treatment approaches at Affiliates For Consultation And Psychotherapy include anger management therapy, motivational incentives and relapse prevention treatment. It also offers counseling for individuals, health education services and counseling for families. In addition, it provides aftercare and continuing care and discharge planning. Affiliates For Consultation And Psychotherapy provides regular outpatient treatment and outpatient rehab.

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Address: 389 Orange Street, Floor 2, New Haven, CT 06511

  1. Types of Care
  2. Service Settings
  3. External Opioid Medications Source
  4. Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment
  5. External Source of Medications Used for Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment
  6. Treatment Approaches
  7. Facility Ownership
  8. Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted
  9. Assessment/Pre-treatment
  10. Screening & Testing
  11. Transitional Services
  12. Ancillary Services
  13. Other Addictions Treatment
  14. Counseling Services and Education
  15. Tobacco/Screening Services
  16. Facility Smoking Policy
  17. Age Groups Accepted
  18. Gender Accepted

Here are the full facility listing details on Affiliates for Consultation and Psychotherapy in New Haven, CT:

Types of Care:

  • addiction treatment
  • treatment for both mental health and substance abuse

Service Settings:

  • outpatient rehab
  • regular outpatient treatment

External Opioid Medications Source:

  • Personal physician/health care provider

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment:

  • Accepts clients using medication assisted treatment for alcohol use disorder but prescribed elsewhere

External Source of Medications Used for Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment:

  • Personal physician/health care provider

Treatment Approaches:

  • anger management therapy
  • brief intervention
  • cognitive behavioral therapy
  • motivational incentives
  • rational emotive behavioral therapy

Facility Ownership:

  • a private non-profit organization

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted:

  • IHS/Tribal/Urban (ITU) funds
  • Medicare
  • Military insurance
  • Private health insurance including Avmed and Emblem Health
  • Cash

Assessment/Pre-treatment:

  • Comprehensive mental health assessment
  • Comprehensive substance use assessment
  • Interim services for clients

Screening & Testing:

  • Screening for mental disorders
  • Screening for substance use

Transitional Services:

  • aftercare and continuing care
  • discharge planning

Ancillary Services:

  • case management
  • domestic violence services
  • housing services
  • mental health services
  • social skills development

Other Addictions Treatment:

  • general addiction disorder treatment
  • treatment for gambling disorder
  • treatment for internet use disorder

Counseling Services and Education:

  • individual counseling
  • family counseling
  • marital/couples counseling
  • substance use education
  • health education services

Tobacco/Screening Services:

  • Screening for tobacco use
  • Smoking/tobacco cessation counseling

Facility Smoking Policy:

  • Smoking not permitted

Age Groups Accepted:

  • children under 18

Gender Accepted:

  • women
  • men

Phone #: 203-562-4235

Call (888) 644-6099 to get 24/7 help with treatment.

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What is substance abuse treatment?

Substance abuse treatment refers to a range of therapeutic interventions and programs designed to help individuals who are struggling with the misuse or addiction to drugs or alcohol. The goal of substance abuse treatment at a facility like Affiliates for Consultation and Psychotherapy is to assist individuals in overcoming their substance-related challenges, achieving and maintaining sobriety, and improving their overall well-being.

Substance abuse treatment can take various forms, including:

  1. Detoxification (Detox): This is often the first step in treatment, involving the process of safely managing withdrawal symptoms when a person stops using a substance. Medical supervision may be necessary to ensure the individual's safety and comfort.

  2. Behavioral Therapies: These therapies help individuals understand the reasons behind their substance use, develop coping strategies, and learn healthier ways of managing stress and emotions. Examples include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Motivational Interviewing.

  3. Individual Counseling: One-on-one sessions with a trained therapist or counselor to address personal issues related to substance use and to set and work towards specific recovery goals.

  4. Group Therapy: Participating in therapy sessions with a group of individuals facing similar challenges, providing a supportive and empathetic environment for sharing experiences and learning from others.

  5. Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT): In some cases, medications may be used to help manage withdrawal symptoms, reduce cravings, and support long-term recovery. This is often combined with counseling and behavioral therapy.

  6. Residential or Inpatient Treatment: This involves staying in a treatment facility for a specified period, usually ranging from a few weeks to several months. It offers intensive, structured care and support.

  7. Outpatient Treatment: Individuals receive treatment while living at home or in a supportive environment. Outpatient programs vary in intensity, allowing for flexibility in maintaining daily responsibilities.

  8. Support Groups: These are informal gatherings where individuals in recovery can share their experiences, receive encouragement, and gain insights from others who have faced similar challenges. Examples include Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA).

  9. Aftercare and Continuing Support: Recovery is an ongoing process, and many individuals benefit from ongoing support after completing formal treatment. Aftercare plans may include ongoing therapy, support groups, and relapse prevention strategies.

Effective substance abuse treatment is tailored to the individual's needs and may involve a combination of these approaches. The aim is not only to help individuals stop using substances but also to address the underlying issues that may have contributed to their substance abuse in the first place. Successful treatment often requires a comprehensive and holistic approach that takes into account physical, psychological, and social factors.

When should you start a substance use treatment program at Affiliates for Consultation and Psychotherapy?

The decision to start a substance use treatment program at a facility like Affiliates for Consultation and Psychotherapy should ideally be made as soon as an individual recognizes that they have a problem with substance abuse or addiction. However, the timing can vary based on individual circumstances and the severity of the substance use disorder. Here are some guidelines to consider:

  1. Recognition of a Problem: If you or someone you know is experiencing negative consequences due to substance use (such as health issues, relationship problems, legal troubles, or impaired daily functioning), it's important to acknowledge that there may be a problem that requires treatment.

  2. Readiness for Change: Individuals need to be mentally and emotionally prepared for treatment. They should feel motivated and willing to make changes in their life. This readiness can vary, and it's important not to force someone into treatment if they are not willing or motivated.

  3. Safety Concerns: If substance use is posing an immediate danger to the individual's health or safety, such as severe withdrawal symptoms or overdose risk, seeking treatment promptly is crucial.

  4. Health and Well-Being: If substance use is affecting physical and mental health, it's advisable to seek treatment sooner rather than later. Early intervention can help prevent further deterioration of health.

  5. Family and Social Support: If loved ones or family members express concern about an individual's substance use and encourage them to seek treatment, it may be a sign that intervention is necessary.

  6. Legal or Employment Issues: Legal troubles or problems at work due to substance use can indicate a need for treatment, especially if these issues are escalating.

  7. Impact on Relationships: If substance use is straining relationships with friends, family members, or partners, seeking treatment can help address these issues and improve interpersonal connections.

  8. Failed Attempts to Quit: If an individual has tried to quit or cut back on substance use on their own and has been unsuccessful, it may be time to consider professional treatment.

It's important to note that there is no one-size-fits-all answer for when to start a substance use treatment program at Affiliates for Consultation and Psychotherapy or another treatment center. Each person's situation is unique, and the decision should be based on a combination of factors, including the individual's physical and mental health, support system, motivation for change, and overall well-being.

Call (888) 644-6099 to get 24/7 help with treatment.

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