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Catholic Charities

  • Dover, DE
  • Outpatient

Catholic Charities of Delaware offers comprehensive care for individuals struggling with addiction and mental health issues in Dover, DE. Their focus is on providing quality, comprehensive care for individuals looking to break the cycle of addiction. They offer a variety of levels of care ranging from outpatient to intensive outpatient, as well as aftercare support, to help each individual achieve their desired goals.

Catholic Charities is dedicated to providing individualized treatment that meets the unique needs of each patient and offers a variety of treatment methods, including family therapy, group therapy, couples therapy, individual therapy, and life skills. They specialize in the treatment of dual diagnosis (co-occurring disorders), alcohol abuse and opioid addiction. For those with private health insurance, Catholic Charities is able to accept insurance as payment. They will work closely with the patient and their insurance provider to determine the best course of action that fits each individual’s financial situation.

  • 3 Conditions Treated
  • Insurance Accepted
  • 4 Levels of Care
  • 5 Therapies & Programs

Conditions and Issues Treated

Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment at Catholic Charities

Opioids are a set of drugs prescribed for pain relief. Health care providers prescribe opioids for relief of severe pain after major surgeries and in conditions like cancer. Oxycodone, fentanyl, oxymorphone, hydrocodone, codeine, and morphine are some of the commonly prescribed opioids. They also include illegal drugs of abuse like heroin. Opioid addiction refers to the compulsive seeking of opioids, even when they are not required medically.

Opioid addiction treatment involves medication-assisted therapy (MAT) in which medicines, counseling, and behavioral therapies are all employed. Opioid addiction treatment is a comprehensive approach at Catholic Charities in Dover, DE that boosts the treatment success rate and provides sustained recovery.


Mental illness includes conditions such as anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder. It can also happen that mental illness causes drug addiction and vice versa. Catholic Charities in Delaware knows it is vital to diagnose dual diagnosis or co-occurring disorder.

Levels of Care

This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Dual-Diagnosis, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

Intensive outpatient programs (IOP) comprise regular visits to the Delaware facility that provides the therapy. IOP is suitable for patients who have been treated in residential treatment programs. Catholic Charities‘s patients gradually get back to their routine life.

Outpatient programs are the standard for addiction treatment. About 9 in 10 U.S. adolescents entering addiction treatment enroll in these programs, so you’re not alone in Delaware. Treatment is delivered in different settings – offices, clinics, and primary care clinics.

Facilities like Catholic Charities offer a variety of services, such as individual and group counseling and family therapy. During the sessions, you work with a team of experts that include: General physicians, Psychiatrists, Social Workers, and Psychologists. The main goals of outpatient recovery programs are to help addicted individuals reduce drug use and addictive behaviors, eventually becoming entirely sober.

Treatment is just a first step in sustaining sobriety. After rehabilitation, counseling for aftercare helps the person adapt to a life without drugs. A sober living facility in Dover, job therapy, or educational assistance may be included in this service, managed by Catholic Charities. This is when a preventive strategy for relapse starts to take shape.

Therapies & Programs

Therapy plays a major role in addiction recovery. It encourages patients to get to the root of their addiction and learn how to better handle the issues that led to using. Therapy can be conducted in group and one on one settings. In Catholic Charities‘s individual therapy, the patient meets with the therapist in a one on one setting. This allows them to focus on the underlying issues of addiction and come up with solutions to prevent future abuse.

One of the most common areas of stress and damage during addiction is in intimate relationships. Addiction involves everyone in a family, not only the addict. Couples therapy can rebuild trust and joy that may have been damaged.

When the whole family is involved, healing can be far more successful. Family counseling involves genetic factors to the family of the addict. This offers the means to cope with addiction and its underlying emotional disorders for loved ones. It is a helpful method for addicts in helping to adjust to sober living.

Attending group therapy at Catholic Charities in Dover, Delaware allows those seeking sobriety to realize they are not alone in their battles. This is when a group of people all in different phases of recovery get together and speak about their battles. They talk about their triggers, their successes, their failures, and the things they can do to get on and stay on a sober path. These sessions also teach life skills, communication, healthy habits, and can include alternative types of therapy.

Training someone on improved life skills allows for someone recovering from an addiction to feel more capable at taking care of him or herself. The skills taught at Catholic Charities in Dover, DE are daily skills that give a better recovery foundation by simply giving someone the tools they need to survive. They include communicating, time and money management, career guidance, and more.

Payment Options

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  • Health Insurance
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
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    Location & Contact

    Catholic Charities Location and Directions
    2099 South Dupont Highway
    Dover, DE 19901

    Phone Number
    (302) 674-1600

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    Catholic Charities Location and Directions



    • Gender
      Female, Male
    • Age
      Adults (20+), Children (0-12), Seniors (65+), Teenagers
    • Modality
      Couples, Family, Group, Individuals

    Listed December 11, 2022

    Updated June 24, 2024

    Dover, Delaware Addiction and Treatment

    The Delaware substance abuse statistics show that the number of deaths due to drug injury is higher than the national average. Over 16% of all deaths in the state between 2008 and 2017 were caused by drugs and alcohol. The state has been rolling out more services to address addiction in an effort to get help to those who need it.

    From a vibrant arts and entertainment scene to outdoor adventures, Dover offers a well-rounded experience. However, the city faces increasing opioid-related issues, with a 36.4% rise in suspected non-fatal overdoses involving opioids between 2016-2019 and a spike in drug-related crimes.

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