Midwestern Connecticut Council on Alcoholism Inc/CSC Initiative

Midwestern Connecticut Council on Alcoholism Inc/CSC Initiative - Danbury, CT

Midwestern Connecticut Council On Alcoholism Inc/csc Initiative is a substance abuse treatment center located at 38 Old Ridgebury Road in the 06810 zip code in Danbury, CT. The treatment center accepts men and women. It also provides treatment to domestic violence victims, adult women and adult men. Some of the treatment approaches at Midwestern Connecticut Council On Alcoholism Inc/csc Initiative include REBT, trauma counseling and brief intervention services. It also offers counseling for groups, substance use education and counseling for families. In addition, it provides aftercare and continuing care, discharge planning and outcome follow-up after discharge. Midwestern Connecticut Council On Alcoholism Inc/csc Initiative provides intensive outpatient treatment services, regular outpatient treatment and outpatient rehabilitation.

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Address: 38 Old Ridgebury Road, Danbury, CT 06810

  1. Types of Care
  2. Service Settings
  3. Opioid Medications used in Treatment
  4. External Opioid Medications Source
  5. Type of 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. Other Addictions Treatment
  17. Counseling Services and Education
  18. Tobacco/Screening Services
  19. Facility Smoking Policy
  20. Age Groups Accepted
  21. Gender Accepted
  22. Exclusive Services
  23. Additional Spoken Languages

Here are the full facility listing details on Midwestern Connecticut Council on Alcoholism Inc/CSC Initiative in Danbury, CT:

Types of Care:

  • addiction treatment

Service Settings:

  • outpatient treatment
  • intensive outpatient treatment program
  • regular outpatient treatment

Opioid Medications used in Treatment:

  • Buprenorphine treatment

External Opioid Medications Source:

  • In-network prescribing entity

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment:

  • This facility administers/prescribes medication for alcohol use disorder

Pharmacotherapies:

  • Buprenorphine with naloxone (Ex. Suboxone)
  • Medications for psychiatric disorders

Treatment Approaches:

  • anger management
  • brief intervention services
  • cognitive behavioral therapy
  • DBT
  • motivational interviewing

Facility Ownership:

  • a private non-profit organization

License/Certification/Accreditation:

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

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted:

  • Federal, or any government funding for substance use programs
  • Medicaid
  • Private health insurance including Geisinger and Humana
  • Cash
  • State-financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported:

  • adult women
  • pregnant women
  • adult men
  • LGBT
  • veterans

Assessment/Pre-treatment:

  • 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

Transitional Services:

  • continuing care plus aftercare
  • discharge planning
  • outcome follow-up after discharge

Ancillary Services:

  • case management
  • mental health services
  • self-help groups
  • social skills development

Other Addictions Treatment:

  • gambling disorder treatment

Counseling Services and Education:

  • counseling for individuals
  • counseling for groups
  • counseling for families
  • marital/couples counseling
  • substance use education

Tobacco/Screening Services:

  • Nicotine replacement therapy

Facility Smoking Policy:

  • Smoking permitted in designated area

Age Groups Accepted:

  • adults
  • young adults over 18

Gender Accepted:

  • women
  • men

Exclusive Services:

  • Specially designed program for DUI/DWI clients

Additional Spoken Languages:

  • Hindi
  • Arabic
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Phone #: 203-792-4515 x1211

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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 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?

The decision to start a substance use treatment program 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. 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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