Catholic Charities - Norwalk
Drug Rehab Center in Norwalk, Connecticut
About Catholic Charities - Norwalk in Connecticut
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Catholic Charities - Norwalk offers a comprehensive addiction treatment program that helps people suffering from alcoholism, opioid addiction, and drug addiction. The program offers both residential and outpatient care, and accepts private health insurance. This rehab center has been helping people get sober for over 100 years, and offers a variety of levels of care to meet the needs of each individual.
Conditions and Issues Treated
A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.
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.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment in Norwalk, CT
With so many people addicted to opioids, we need to help those who want to quit. The cycle begins when opioid addicts take opioids for a painful injury. When someone starts taking their medication differently or in excess, it means they’re addicted and at risk of overdosing.
In , detoxing from these types of treatments is the most effective way to beat this. Most facilities begin with medical assistance and then provide counseling services; rehabilitation follows after successful treatment.
Dual diagnosis refers to someone who has both an addiction and a mental or emotional illness. Dual diagnosis treatment includes therapy for both issues simultaneously, allowing for effective treatment of either.
Sometimes people with addiction disorders also have co-occurring disorders like depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, etc. These require specialized treatment programs that address both drug and alcohol addiction as well as psychiatric illnesses. Some rehabilitation facilities provide patients with co-occurring disorders a program with highly integrated services and a clean, distraction-free environment.
Alcohol Abuse, Dual Diagnosis (Co-Occuring Disorders), Opioid Addiction
Levels of Care Offered
offers a variety of treatment.
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient, Residential, with additional therapies available as listed below.
Intensive Outpatient (IOP)
An intensive outpatient program (IOP) is effective for drug rehab, but it can take six months to several years to complete. It’s the most popular type of drug rehab program in the United States. One example of a successful IOP success story is actor and comedian Chris Rock, sober since 1990.
An IOP allows participants to spend nights at home while attending meetings throughout the day. It’s a good way for drug addicts to make a recovery plan in an outpatient setting while still supporting their loved ones.
Alcohol or drug addiction, or co-occurring disorders, are treated in an outpatient program. The patient must attend therapy and other programs at the facility but can return home each night.
Outpatient treatment allows recovering addicts to live at home while receiving addiction treatment. Outpatients can attend group sessions for a few hours per week. Outpatients may also continue to work full time and study/attend school without interruption if they choose.
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 this Norwalk, CT Facility.
Different people react differently to various treatment options. Some drug rehabilitation centers offer individualized treatment that caters to the specific needs of a drug addict. The best treatment option varies on an individual depending on the type of drug abused, life history, medical condition of the person, social circumstances, and the environment they live in now.
When a person enters drug rehab, they usually have anti-drug associations such as withdrawal symptoms, stress, cravings, etc. The first step of drug rehab is to detoxify the body from any residual substances in it. Drug rehabilitation centers usually employ trained medical professionals to help in this process. Usually, the initial detoxification lasts for five days, where the person is monitored under close supervision.
Couples therapy is a treatment method used to help couples in which at least one member of the couple has a drug addiction. The treatment is designed to help the couple strengthen their relationship to minimize the effects of drug addiction on their lives and promote healthy communication between them.
Couples therapy can be used whether the addicted partner is using drugs or in recovery. It helps the couple create healthy communication and coping skills to minimize the problem-solving abilities of one partner, which can then be directed at solving issues related to their addiction. It also helps couples address problems that may be related to drug addiction. Couples therapy can help couples feel like a team and not feel like their partner is the problem.
Couples therapy is very challenging for both the drug addict and their partner. It requires an intense commitment between the two individuals to participate in the sessions and the homework assigned between sessions.
An additional benefit of couples therapy is that it can help make other types of treatment, such as 12-step programs, more effective.
Family therapy sessions typically involve the addict and their family members. During these sessions, a therapist will work with everyone involved to help them understand addiction and find healthy ways of coping without substance abuse.
Some addicts might feel embarrassed about their substance abuse problems. By encouraging family members to attend these sessions, therapists can show addicts that they’re not alone in dealing with addiction. Therapists can also work with family members to help them understand addiction and learn how to offer support and encouragement to their loved one as they deal with substance abuse issues.
Attending group therapy at Catholic Charities - Norwalk in , is a useful way for those seeking sobriety to realize they aren’t the only one going through it.
This is when a group of people on different recovery phases get together and talk about what they’re going through, their triggers, successes, and failures. This can include alternative types of therapies too! Group therapy may occur on an outpatient or inpatient basis with groups that have no pre-existing relationships outside the session, unlike support groups where everyone already knows each other beforehand.
Trauma therapy is a form of therapy used to help people process and understand past traumas. This can help struggling addicts, as many people turn to drugs or alcohol to mask the pain of their past. Trauma therapy can be done in several ways, such as through visualization, discussion, and writing down thoughts and feelings. The goal is to help the individual understand why they are having problems coping with certain situations and changing how they think and react to things. This is often done in tandem with other therapies to treat the underlying issues associated with addiction.
The idea behind trauma therapy is that while some people can experience traumatic events and not have lasting psychiatric symptoms, many others will. In these cases, memories get hidden from consciousness but continue to influence how the person processes and copes with things in their life. They may avoid situations that resemble what happened or become suddenly angry or irritated to a situation that reminds them of a past event. With the help of a therapist, people can go back over memories and experiences. This helps them understand why they are having problems coping with certain situations and changing how they think and react to things.
The use of Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy for addicts has been shown to have positive and desirable outcomes. It is a form of specific counseling that replaces negative and self-limiting thoughts with positive and productive behaviors. Self-defeating thoughts and habits can limit your possible successes. Some examples of this are procrastination, unhealthy eating, and angry outbursts. You may not be aware that some unhealthy behaviors and thoughts are sabotaging your potential accomplishments.
Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (CBT), Couples Therapy, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Experiential Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Intensive Outpatient (IOP), Outpatient Treatment (OP), Residential Long Term (>30 Days), Sober-Living / Half-Way, Trauma Therapy
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Experiential Therapy at Catholic Charities - Norwalk
Experiential therapy is a type of therapeutic approach that focuses on having patients work through problems, issues, or emotions by engaging directly in some real experience. It occurs face-to-face with a therapist who helps these people to explore their feelings first hand. The hope is that when this happens, the patient will feel driven to turn away from their destructive behavior and instead take up positive behaviors or coping mechanisms. Direct experience methods, role play, psychodrama, interpersonal and social learning are a few different forms of experiential therapy.
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120 East Avenue
Norwalk, Connecticut 6851
Alcoholism, Drug Addiction, Dual Diagnosis, Opioid Addiction
Norwalk, Connecticut Addiction Information
Connecticut has a higher rate of substance abuse and addiction than the national average. The state ranks in the top 10 in the country for illicit drug dependence among those ages 18 to 25. In 2010, there were 9,211 people admitted to an alcohol treatment facility for alcohol abuse combined with a secondary drug. Connecticut ranked fifth in the United States of America for the number of fatalities involving drunk driving in 2014.
Norwalk, Connecticut has been one of the top ten cities for drug overdoses in Connecticut for several years. The majority of residents struggling with addiction in Norwalk are addicted to prescription drugs such as benzodiazepine or oxycodone. 10.8% of Norwalk underage residents misuse prescribed medications and 4.0% of high school students have used marijuana at least once. The drug rehab services available in Norwalk offer outpatient and inpatient rehab programs.
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