Berkshire Medical Center
Drug Rehab Center in Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Basic information about this treatment center.
Operating since 1875, Berkshire Medical Center has helped struggling addicts with sobriety in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Providing 4+ levels of care and 12+ treatment methods, in their licensed Non-Profit facility, details covered below. Berkshire Medical Center’s location in Massachusetts accepts most private health insurance. They also offer self-pay.
Many opioid and alcohol users see things as bleak. Fortunately, there are many rehab services available, such as Berkshire Medical Center, to help you get on the path to recovery.
License + Accreditation
Conditions and Issues Treated
A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.
Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Opiod Addiction, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse
Getting sober on your own is not only dangerous during the initial detox, it is also more likely to result in a relapse later on. Addiction treatment centers provide a monitored environment where you will get the medical attention you need, as well as the emotional support to overcome drug or alcohol abuse.
Substance Abuse + Addiction Treatment
The inappropriate use of any drug in Pittsfield, MA is substance abuse. This involves alcohol, medications, and illicit drugs. With a combination of physical and psychiatric therapies, drug addiction is successfully treated at Berkshire Medical Center. After Detox is complete, individuals follow-up with treatments treating the root cause of the addiction.
Alcoholism Treatment at Berkshire Medical Center
Alcoholism treatment refers to the management of the severe form of alcohol use disorder. Alcoholism refers to the continuous and compulsive intake of alcohol by an individual despite being aware of its harmful effects. Alcoholism causes emotional disturbances and even withdrawal symptoms when the individual stops its consumption. Some of the warning signs that necessitate Alcoholism treatment include binge drinking and violent behaviors.
Alcoholism treatment can be in a residential program or an outpatient program depending on the severity. Treatment at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield, MA usually involves a combination of options like detox, medications, group therapy, and behavioral therapy. Group therapy organized by support groups like Alcoholics anonymous provides mutual support and advice of peers that helps in making the treatment successful.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment
Opioid addiction is known as a high-risk factor for future heroin addiction. Opioid withdrawal can be extremely uncomfortable and lead the user to continue to use. It is recommended to receive inpatient treatment and a medically supervised detox, Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield, MA offers treatment for opioids.
Levels of Care Offered
Berkshire Medical Center offers a variety of treatment.
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Detox, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Inpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.
Treatment is just the first step to maintaining sobriety. After treatment, aftercare support at Berkshire Medical Center helps the individual adjust to a life without substances. This support may involve a sober living home in or near Pittsfield, MA, career counseling, or educational assistance. This is when a relapse prevention plan begins to take shape.
When a patient checks into Berkshire Medical Center, inpatient care takes place. Patients undergo treatment that requires detoxification and counseling round the clock. While outpatient treatments are available, as the first phase in recovery, inpatient care is suggested. Intensive and thorough rehabilitation sets patients on the road to a drug-free life.
A dual diagnosis is when someone deals with both alcohol and mental or emotional disorder. Emotional trauma, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, depression can be part of dual diagnosis therapy. It must happen simultaneously to get care for these conditions to handle any of them effectively.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual at Berkshire Medical Center.
12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Discharge Planning, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Intervention, Naloxone and overdose education, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, Substance Use Counseling
12-Step Program Facilitation
A 12-Step Program is a common method that is used to treat addiction. This format is used for both drug and alcohol treatment. It is extremely popular and successful for large numbers of people and the staff at Berkshire Medical Center are trained to assist in 12-step management.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Cognitive behavioral therapy, or CBT, focuses on the connection between how someone feels, acts, and thinks. It shows someone how to accept responsibility for their behaviors and actions, while also strengthening a person’s awareness of the circumstances they put themselves into. It can give people attending Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield, MA the strength to realize they were self-destructing, allowing them to finally reach out and get the help they need.
Family Counseling + Therapy
Recovery can be more effective if the entire family’s involved. Family therapy hosted by Berkshire Medical Center brings in the addict’s family to explore genetic factors. It gives loved ones the tools for dealing with addiction and its underlying mental issues. It is a recommended step in helping addicts adapt to sober living.
Group therapy is an important tool in recovery at Berkshire Medical Center. Addiction tends to lead to isolation and feelings of uniqueness. Accountability and friendship that is found in group therapy can be more effective than any single other treatment approach.
Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy (REBT)
Self-defeating thoughts and habits can limit your possible successes. Some examples of this are procrastination, unhealthy eating and angry outbursts. REBT is a method of specific counseling offered by Berkshire Medical Center that replaces negative and self-limiting thoughts.
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