Children's Services of Roxbury
Drug Rehab Center in Boston, Massachusetts
About This Massachusetts Facility
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A Boston, MA drug & alcohol rehab since 1972, Children's Services of Roxbury treats addiction and underlying causes to help patients recover and live a clean and healthy life. Currently offering 3 individualized treatment options, this Non-Profit treatment center will help you or a loved one achieve sobriety. Treatment here is covered by most insurances, more payment details below. Fortunately, self-pay is an option.
Many opioid and alcohol users see things as bleak. Fortunately, there are many rehab services available, such as Children's Services of Roxbury, to help you get on the path to recovery.
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.
Substance Abuse + Addiction Treatment
Substance abuse typically leads to addiction, which requires specialized treatment programs at Children's Services of Roxbury to address. Many people benefit from inpatient drug rehabilitation, which includes inpatient acute care and residential rehabilitation. Other levels of care include intensive outpatient therapy, individual counseling, and support groups. Family therapy is also an essential part of treatment for substance abuse.
A combination of treatments is often needed to treat drug abuse issues effectively. In the case of drug abuse, there is no easy answer or one-size-fits-all cure.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment in Boston, MA
Opioids are a series of medicines that are used for pain relief. Opioid addiction refers to the compulsive pursuit of opioids, even though they are not medically needed. Medication-assisted therapy at Children's Services of Roxbury in Boston, MA requires care in which both medications, medication, and behavioral treatments are used.
Substance use disorder falls under two categories: Alcohol or Drug Abuse and Drug Dependence. An individual suffering from a substance use disorder and mental health disorders is said to have a co-occurring disorder or a dual disorder.
Individuals with substance use disorders and mental health problems are said to suffer from a ‘dual diagnosis’. The most frequently identified mental health issues found in individuals with substance use disorders include anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, and schizoaffective disorder.
Alcohol Abuse, Dual Diagnosis (Co-Occuring Disorders), Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse
Levels of Care Offered at Children's Services of Roxbury
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, Dual-Diagnosis, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.
When remaining at their job in Boston, or continuing their studies, the individual may live with their family while utilizing Children's Services of Roxbury‘s outpatient services. Treatment requires counseling the patient at the individual level, in a group setting, about substance addiction, drugs, and therapy sessions.
Aftercare support involves the support given to a Boston, Massachusetts patient after they complete treatment. It helps them adjust to normal life. It may include setting them up in a halfway house and enrolling them in programs like Narcotics Anonymous (NA) and Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). Children's Services of Roxbury‘s patients may also be provided with career training to help them get back into the job force.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual at Children's Services of Roxbury.
Individual TherapyIndividual professional counseling or individual therapy refers to the one-on-one interaction between a patient and his or her counselor at Children's Services of Roxbury in Boston, Massachusetts. Individual therapy allows for more privacy, one that group interactions can’t provide. It makes it easier for the counselor and the patient to deal with the central issues, which are likely the culprits of substance addiction.
Couples Therapy at Children's Services of Roxbury
Couples therapy aims to rebuild the trust between the partners. Partner’s involvement in the process will result in greater chances of treatment success. Couples therapy addresses financial issues, loss of trust, lack of intimacy, and physical abuse.
Family Counseling + Therapy
Family therapy is a set of therapeutic approaches that assumes that the entire family is a system. It utilizes the strengths and resources of the family to help the patient refrain from resorting to substance abuse. The impact of substance abuse is not just on the patient but on the entire family. Family therapy ensures that the patient gets adequate support from the family members after the treatment making the recovery process sustainable
- Family therapy guides all the members of the family to help the patient.
- It helps to repair relationships and improve communication between family members.
- It helps to keep the patient engaged and motivated throughout the treatment.
Group therapy is an important tool in recovery. Finding a peer group in Boston, MA and others who relate to your situation is a fundamental tool for recovery at Children's Services of Roxbury. Addiction tends to lead to isolation and feelings of uniqueness. The accountability and friendship that is found in group therapy can be more effective than any single other treatment approach. This is generally introduced early in recovery and is recommended as a lifetime treatment habit.
Trauma therapy is a way of addressing trauma while in a safe situation in order to heal. This may involve Children's Services of Roxbury managing individual or group counseling or both. Other forms of therapy have been proven to assist in healing past traumas.
Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT) is a variation of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) that helps people understand how maladaptive, negative, and habitual thoughts and feelings lead to bad life choices. REBT is based on the idea that people operate under many irrational but habitual patterns of thought that fuel harmful practices.
The first three steps depend on the patient, so they are more specific and situational. The succeeding four steps center on practical issues brought on by substance abuse. Steps 8 and 9 deal with the social and emotional repercussions of addiction, encouraging patients to make amends to people they have wronged. These are followed by two steps revolving around the further exploration and reinforcement of Steps 1 to 9.
The last step requires an individual to extend a helping hand to people who are still in the early stages of their 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 help an individual to lead a normal life. Patients often do not take care of themselves, struggle professionally, and withdraw from social interaction due to addiction’s physical and emotional disturbances.
Life skills therapy helps people in Massachusetts improve various personal, professional, and social skills such as cooking healthy meals, maintaining proper hygiene, budgeting, decision-making, time management, regulation of emotions, and effectively resolving interpersonal conflicts.
12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (CBT), Contingency management/motivational incentives, Couples Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Discharge Planning, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Hepatitis Education / Counseling / Support, HIV or AIDS education, Individual Therapy, Intervention, Life Skills, Matrix Model, Motivational Interviewing, Outpatient Treatment (OP), Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), Residential Long Term (>30 Days), Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy
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Boston, Massachusetts 02119 Phone Number(617) 989-1093 Meta DetailsUpdated February 21, 2023
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520 Dudley St
Boston, Massachusetts 02119
Alcoholism, Drug Addiction, Dual Diagnosis, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse
Boston, 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.
Boston has one of the highest rates of opioid abuse in the country. 1 in 10 residents struggles with substance abuse. Between 2013 and 2017, the number of opioid-related deaths in the area increased by 64%. There were over 1,100 overdose deaths in 2016. Detox is the first step in most treatment programs in Boston. This is where the person stops using drugs and allows their body to cleanse itself of toxins.
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