The Brien Center - Keenan House
Drug Rehab Center in Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Basic information about this treatment center.
Since 1916, The Brien Center - Keenan House, a Non-Profit treatment facility, has helped struggling addicts with sobriety in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Providing 3 levels of care and 10+ drug treatment methods, individually covered below. Treatment here is typically fully covered by most insurances. They also offer self-pay.
Addiction can seem like a huge obstacle to anyone, fortunately professional help in Pittsfield is readily available at places like The Brien Center - Keenan House.
License + Accreditation
Conditions and Issues Treated
A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.
Opiod 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
Substance abuse is the excessive use of any type of drug. This includes alcohol, medications and illegal drugs. Substance abuse is treated with a combination of physical and mental treatments. The Brien Center - Keenan House patients detox and follow up with therapies that target the underlying cause of the addiction.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment
Opioid addiction is one of Massachusetts‘s most prominent forms of addiction. Drugs, including heroin, oxycontin, and fentanyl, are the most common. To relieve pain, or ease other ailments, they are professionally prescribed, but they are often abused because they and the feelings they give are addictive.
Addiction is treated by detoxifying the body, so the medications’ chemicals are no longer impacting the individual. The Brien Center - Keenan House offers therapies to correct behavior and target the root of the problem are supplemented during and throughout treatment.
Levels of Care Offered
The Brien Center - Keenan House offers a variety of treatment.
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Drug Rehab, Long Term (>30 Days), Residential, with additional therapies available as listed below.
Residential treatment programs are those that offer housing and meals in addition to substance abuse treatment. Rehab facilities that offer residential treatment allow patients to focus solely on recovery, in an environment totally separate from their lives. Some rehab centers specialize in short-term residential treatment (a few days to a week or two), while others solely provide treatment on a long-term basis (several weeks to months). Some offer both, and tailor treatment to the patient’s individual requirements.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual at The Brien Center - Keenan House.
12-Step Facilitation, Contingency management/motivational incentives, Discharge Planning, 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, Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy
12-Step Program Facilitation
The 12-step program is a part of substance abuse treatment offered at The Brien Center - Keenan House. It was initially developed by the founders of Alcoholics anonymous. The program provides the benefit of cognitive restructuring. It refers to the process of change in the negative thoughts that leads to long-term benefits.
Group Therapy is a type of counseling that occurs between a bunch of strangers. These groups are suitable for patients who are not confined in a treatment facility, but group sessions are also common in inpatient rehab programs. Group therapy is led by a trained individual at The Brien Center - Keenan House in Pittsfield, MA and consists of members from different stages of recovery.
The goal of group therapy sessions is to foster hope and a sense of belonging, share information, and learn coping mechanisms. It also helps to have people who can relate to what you’re going through. Good behaviors can also be contagious, and participants can learn from one another.
Unresolved trauma is often a key reason why many patients resorted to substance abuse. Trauma could be physical abuse, sexual abuse, war, natural disasters, divorce, accident, loss of a loved one, etc. If trauma is the primary cause of substance abuse, then both issues must be addressed.
Contingency Management / Motivational Incentives
Some people refer to contingency management, or CM, as motivational incentives. This type of therapy is a reconditioning of the mind and responses of the body. The point of CM is to help the body understand the proper responses to behaviors should be, as well as the effects that come with both problematic and desired behaviors. The more positive choices a person makes, the more incentives they will receive, all managed with sobriety goals by The Brien Center - Keenan House in Pittsfield, MA.
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