725 North St, Pittsfield, MA 01201
Basic information about this treatment center.
Berkshire Medical Center is an accredited Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatment located in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.
License + Accreditation
A detailed list of the primary cases commonly treated here.
Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Opiod Addiction, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse
Substance Abuse + Addiction
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 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
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
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.
Drug & Alcohol Detoxification
Drug and alcohol addiction often takes a heavy toll on one’s body. Over time, a physical dependence can develop, meaning the body physiologically needs the substance to function. Detox is the process of removing drugs and/or alcohol from the body, a process that can be lethal if mismanaged. Medical detox is done by licensed medical professionals who monitor vital signs and keep you safe, healthy, and as comfortable as possible as you go through detox and withdrawal.
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.
12-step facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Brief intervention, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Discharge Planning, Family counseling, Group counseling, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Individual counseling, Motivational interviewing, Naloxone and overdose education, Rational emotive behavioral therapy, Relapse prevention, Substance use counseling approach, Substance use education
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 (CBT)
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.
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Address Information725 North St
Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01201