Caspar - Emergency Service and FirstStep Program

Caspar - Emergency Service and FirstStep Program

Drug Rehab Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts

About This Massachusetts Facility

Learn more about Caspar - Emergency Service and FirstStep Program from this summarized breakdown.

Caspar - Emergency Service and FirstStep Program provides Services to people in need of drug and addiction treatment in and near Cambridge, MA.

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Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • Accreditations
    Not SAMHSA Listed
    Not Approved
    Not CARF Accredited
    Not Found

    Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    Drug Rehabilitation

    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.

    Alcoholism Treatment

    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 Caspar - Emergency Service and FirstStep Program in Cambridge, 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 at Caspar - Emergency Service and FirstStep Program

    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, Caspar - Emergency Service and FirstStep Program in Cambridge, MA offers treatment for opioids.

    Alcoholism, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opioid Addiction 

    Levels of Care Offered at Caspar - Emergency Service and FirstStep Program

    This Facility offers a variety of treatment.

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Residential, Sober-Living / Half-Way, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    A sober living home in Massachusetts is really like a halfway house, often referred to as an SLH. It is halfway between a rehab center for drugs or alcohol and living at home. Any specific rules and regulations must be followed by residents, such as attending required meetings and structured daily chores.

    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.

    Treatment is just the first step to maintaining sobriety. After treatment, aftercare support at Caspar - Emergency Service and FirstStep Program helps the individual adjust to a life without substances. This support may involve a sober living home in or near Cambridge, MA, career counseling, or educational assistance. This is when a relapse prevention plan begins to take shape.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at Caspar - Emergency Service and FirstStep Program.

    Individual Therapy

    Individual therapy involves one on one sessions between the patient and the therapist at Caspar - Emergency Service and FirstStep Program. Individual therapy provides patients with a safe environment where they can openly discuss their problems with the therapist. The patients find the therapist as a person who they can trust. It helps them to open up and discuss personal and sensitive issues, which they may not be comfortable discussing in a group setting.

    Individual therapy aims to identify the core issues that would have led the patient to substance abuse and address the root cause effectively. The therapist can develop patient-specific customized solutions through individual therapy, which aids speedier recovery.

    Rehabilitation is not just limited to bringing an individual out of addiction and achieving sobriety. It is considered complete only when an individual starts leading a normal and balanced life. Life skill therapy focuses on the various skills that helps an individual to lead a normal life. Patients often do not take care of themselves, struggle professionally and withdraw from social interaction due to the physical and emotional disturbances caused by addiction.

    Life skills therapy helps them to improve various personal, professional and social skills such as cooking healthy meals, maintaining proper hygiene, budgeting, decision making, time management, regulation of emotions and resolving the interpersonal conflicts effectively.

    Individual Therapy, Life Skills

    Payment Options Accepted

    For specific insurance or payment methods please contact us.
  • Health Insurance
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
  • Additional Details

    Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
    Caspar - Emergency Service and FirstStep Program Location and Directions
    Address Information240 Albany St
    Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139 Phone Number(617) 661-0600 Meta DetailsUpdated June 21, 2022
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    Caspar - Emergency Service and FirstStep Program Location and Directions
    Location

    240 Albany St
    Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139

    Facility Type

    Alcoholism, Drug Addiction, Dual Diagnosis, Opioid Addiction

    Language
    English
    Quick Reference
    Helpful reference information for Caspar - Emergency Service and FirstStep Program, a drug treatment center in Massachusetts located at: 240 Albany St, Cambridge, MA 02139, including phone numbers, official website, and more. Listed briefly is an overview of Levels of Care, Therapies Offered, Issues Treated, and accepted forms of Payment Methods.

    Cambridge, Massachusetts Addiction Information

    Massachusetts has one of the highest rates of drug abuse in the country. More than half a million Massachusetts residents abuse alcohol while more than 1.5 million use illegal drugs each year. This drug and alcohol usage is the cause of over 8% of all deaths in the state. In 2017, Massachusetts ranked in the top 10 of the states with the highest opioid overdose rates.

    The percentage of people who reported using drugs is significantly higher in Cambridge than in the rest of Massachusetts. 4% of teenagers reported using an illicit drug. About 5.5% of adults aged 18 or older reported using marijuana. The most commonly used drugs in Cambridge are marijuana and heroin. Out of many different types of rehab programs available in Cambridge, the most common type is an outpatient program,

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