Child and Family Guidance Center Norwalk Office

Child and Family Guidance Center Norwalk Office - Norwalk, CT

Child And Family Guidance Center Norwalk Office is a substance abuse treatment center located at 1 Park Street in the 06851 zip code in Norwalk, CT. The treatment center accepts women and men. It also provides treatment to teenagers. Some of the treatment approaches at Child And Family Guidance Center Norwalk Office include counseling for trauma victims, motivational incentives and community reinforcement. It also offers employment counseling services, counseling for individuals and family counseling. In addition, it provides discharge planning and aftercare and continuing care. Child And Family Guidance Center Norwalk Office provides outpatient treatment and regular outpatient treatment.

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WHO ANSWERS?

Address: 1 Park Street, Norwalk, CT 06851

  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. Pharmacotherapies
  7. Treatment Approaches
  8. Facility Ownership
  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. Services for deaf
  22. Additional Spoken Languages

Here are the full facility listing details on Child and Family Guidance Center Norwalk Office in Norwalk, CT:

Types of Care:

  • substance abuse treatment

Service Settings:

  • outpatient treatment
  • 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

Pharmacotherapies:

  • Medications for psychiatric disorders

Treatment Approaches:

  • anger management
  • brief intervention
  • cognitive behavioral therapy
  • motivational incentives
  • community reinforcement

Facility Ownership:

  • a private non-profit organization

License/Certification/Accreditation:

  • State substance abuse agency
  • State department of health

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted:

  • Federal, or any government funding for substance use programs
  • Medicaid
  • Military insurance
  • Private health insurance including Blue Cross Blue Shield and Oxford Health
  • Self-payment

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported:

  • teens

Assessment/Pre-treatment:

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

Screening & Testing:

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

Transitional Services:

  • aftercare and continuing care
  • discharge planning

Ancillary Services:

  • case management
  • social skills development

Counseling Services and Education:

  • individual counseling
  • family counseling
  • employment counseling and training

Tobacco/Screening Services:

  • Screening for tobacco use
  • Smoking/tobacco cessation counseling

Facility Smoking Policy:

  • Smoking permitted in designated area

Age Groups Accepted:

  • adults
  • teens under 18
  • young adults

Gender Accepted:

  • women
  • men

Services for deaf:

  • Services for the deaf and hard of hearing are available

Additional Spoken Languages:

  • Spanish

Phone #: 203-394-6529

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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 Child and Family Guidance Center Norwalk Office 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 Child and Family Guidance Center Norwalk Office?

The decision to start a substance use treatment program at a facility like Child and Family Guidance Center Norwalk Office 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 Child and Family Guidance Center Norwalk Office 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.

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