Youth Challenge of Connecticut Inc Youth Challenge Mens Home

Youth Challenge of Connecticut Inc Youth Challenge Mens Home - Hartford, CT

Youth Challenge Of Connecticut Inc Youth Challenge Mens Home is a substance abuse treatment center located at 15-17 And 19 May Street in the 06105 zip code in Hartford, CT. The treatment center accepts men. It also provides treatment to individuals with co-occurring substance abuse and pain treatment, active duty military and 18+ young adults. Youth Challenge Of Connecticut Inc Youth Challenge Mens Home offers administration of naltrexone and prevention of relapses from naltrexone. Some of the treatment approaches at Youth Challenge Of Connecticut Inc Youth Challenge Mens Home include counseling for substance abuse, DBT and rational emotive behavioral therapy. It also offers individual counseling services, counseling for families and HIV and AIDS education. In addition, it provides outcome follow-up after discharge, discharge planning and aftercare and continuing care. Youth Challenge Of Connecticut Inc Youth Challenge Mens Home provides long-term rehab, residential long term treatment and 30 day rehab.

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Address: 15-17 and 19 May Street, Hartford, CT 06105

  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. External Source of Medications Used for Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment
  7. Type Of Treatment
  8. Pharmacotherapies
  9. Treatment Approaches
  10. Facility Ownership
  11. License/Certification/Accreditation
  12. Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted
  13. Payment Assistance Available
  14. Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported
  15. Assessment/Pre-treatment
  16. Screening & Testing
  17. Transitional Services
  18. Ancillary Services
  19. Other Addictions Treatment
  20. Counseling Services and Education
  21. Tobacco/Screening Services
  22. Facility Smoking Policy
  23. Age Groups Accepted
  24. Gender Accepted
  25. Additional Spoken Languages

Here are the full facility listing details on Youth Challenge of Connecticut Inc Youth Challenge Mens Home in Hartford, CT:

Types of Care:

  • transitional housing
  • addiction treatment
  • dual diagnosis treatment

Service Settings:

  • long term rehab
  • long-term residential treatment
  • 30 and 60 day rehab programs

Opioid Medications used in Treatment:

  • Buprenorphine treatment
  • Naltrexone

External Opioid Medications Source:

  • Other contracted prescribing entity

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:

  • Other contracted prescribing entity

Type Of Treatment:

  • administration of naltrexone
  • prevention of relapses from naltrexone

Pharmacotherapies:

  • Disulfiram (Antabuse)
  • Buprenorphine with naloxone (Ex. Suboxone)
  • Naltrexone (extended-release, injectable naltrexone - Vivitrol)
  • Medications for psychiatric disorders
  • Medications for HIV treatment

Treatment Approaches:

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

Facility Ownership:

  • a private non-profit organization

License/Certification/Accreditation:

  • State substance abuse agency
  • State department of health
  • State mental health department

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted:

  • Federal, or any government funding for substance use programs
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Cash or self-payment
  • State-financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid

Payment Assistance Available:

  • Payment assistance

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported:

  • transitional-age young adults
  • adult men
  • seniors and older adults
  • LGBT
  • veterans

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:

  • continuing care plus aftercare
  • discharge planning
  • Naloxone and overdose education
  • outcome follow-up after discharge

Ancillary Services:

  • case management
  • early intervention for HIV
  • housing services
  • mental health services
  • self-help groups

Other Addictions Treatment:

  • general addiction disorder treatment
  • treatment for gambling disorder

Counseling Services and Education:

  • individual counseling services
  • group counseling
  • family counseling
  • counseling for couples
  • substance use education

Tobacco/Screening Services:

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

Facility Smoking Policy:

  • Smoking not permitted

Age Groups Accepted:

  • adults
  • young adults

Gender Accepted:

  • men

Additional Spoken Languages:

  • Spanish

Phone #: 860-728-5199

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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 Youth Challenge of Connecticut Inc Youth Challenge Mens Home 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 Youth Challenge of Connecticut Inc Youth Challenge Mens Home?

The decision to start a substance use treatment program at a facility like Youth Challenge of Connecticut Inc Youth Challenge Mens Home 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 Youth Challenge of Connecticut Inc Youth Challenge Mens Home 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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