Column Health

339 Massachusetts Ave Arlington, Massachusetts 02474

Summary

Basic information about this center.
Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Indiviuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • Languages

    English, Spanish

    Religion / Spirituality

  • Additional Languages
  • Column Health is an accredited Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatment located in Arlington, Massachusetts.

    License + Accreditation

    Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary cases commonly treated here.

    Addiction, Alcohol Use, Alcoholism, Anxiety, Behavioral Issues, Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality, Depression, Dual Diagnosis, Emotional Disturbance, Gambling Disorder, Internet Use Disorder, Medication Management, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opiod Addiction, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse, Substance Use

    Substance Abuse + Addiction

    Substance abuse refers to the intensive and inappropriate use of psychoactive substances. Psychoactive substances are those that affect brain function. These include illegal drugs, alcohol, and even the excessive use of prescription drugs. The overuse of psychoactive substances leads to severe physical or psychological dependence. It also affects the social life and relationships of the affected individual. Substance abuse is treatable.

    The duration of treatment at Column Health in Arlington can require weeks or even months depending on the severity of the condition as there is a risk of relapse. Treatment options include medications, counseling sessions, various types of behavioral therapy, and group therapy in different combinations.

    Alcoholism Treatment at Column Health 

    One of the most prevalent forms of addiction is alcoholism. The standard treatment approach is abstinence to promote non-addictive habits, patients detox, and attend counseling sessions at Column Health. This aims to enhance the wellbeing and mental attitude of the patient.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction

    Addiction to prescription opioid painkillers like oxycodone and hydrocodone, and illicit opioids such as heroin, leads to potentially life-threatening withdrawal symptoms when discontinued. Opioid addiction treatment typically involves an inpatient stay at facilities like Column Health to make sure they get through withdrawal safely. Treatment also includes comprehensive mental health counseling.

    Levels of Care Offered

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

    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.

    Aftercare Support

    Aftercare comprises services that help recovering addicts readjust to normal day-to-day Massachusetts activities. It can last a year or even longer. Services include individual and family counseling, medications to reduce cravings, and treatment of psychiatric and other medical conditions. Aftercare support begins once you have completed earlier stages of treatment.

    Inpatient Care

    Inpatient treatment involves staying in the hospital or facility while treating all facets of addiction or co-occurring illness. This helps to minimize distractions and increase the emphasis on rehabilitation. Typical stays for inpatient rehabilitation in Arlington, MA are about a month long.

    Dual-Diagnosis

    Conditions such as anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder are part of mental illness. This may occur that opioid abuse and vice versa are induced by mental illness. Diagnosing a concurrent diagnosis or co-occurring condition at Column Health is essential to understand the addiction better.

    Outpatient

    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 Arlington, MA. Treatment is delivered in different settings – offices, clinics, and primary care clinics.

    Facilities 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.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual.

    12-step facilitation, Addiction, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger management, Art Therapy, Brief intervention, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Cognitive behavioral therapy, Contingency management/motivational incentives, Continuing Care, Culturally Sensitive, Dialectical (DBT), Dialectical behavior therapy, Discharge Planning, Eclectic, Emotionally Focused, Employment counseling or training, Expressive Arts, Family counseling, Family Therapy, Group counseling, Group Therapy, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Humanistic, Individual counseling, Individual Therapy, Integrative, Marital/couples counseling, Mindfulness-Based (MBCT), Motivational interviewing, Narrative, Person-Centered, Postnatal therapy, Psychological Testing and Evaluation, Rational emotive behavioral therapy, Relapse prevention, Relational, Solution Focused Brief (SFBT), Somatic, Strength-Based, Substance Use, Substance use counseling approach, Substance use education, Trauma Focused, Trauma Therapy, Trauma-related counseling, Yoga Therapy

    12-Step Program Facilitation

    The recovery technique used by Alcoholics Anonymous is the 12 step program, but it can relate to any form of addiction. The 12 steps that addicts must take on the road to recovery are explained. Measures include acknowledging that you have a problem and agreeing to turn around your life. The curriculum, instructed by Column Health, also requires a belief in a greater power and making amends to others.

    12-Step Program Facilitation

    The recovery technique used by Alcoholics Anonymous is the 12 step program, but it can relate to any form of addiction. The 12 steps that addicts must take on the road to recovery are explained. Measures include acknowledging that you have a problem and agreeing to turn around your life. The curriculum, instructed by Column Health, also requires a belief in a greater power and making amends to others.

    12-Step Program Facilitation

    The recovery technique used by Alcoholics Anonymous is the 12 step program, but it can relate to any form of addiction. The 12 steps that addicts must take on the road to recovery are explained. Measures include acknowledging that you have a problem and agreeing to turn around your life. The curriculum, instructed by Column Health, also requires a belief in a greater power and making amends to others.

    Patient Experience

    Learn what to expect in regards to setting, amenities, and more.

    Payment Options Accepted

  • Health Insurance
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
  • Is your insurance accepted?
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    Additional Details

    Last Updated September 30, 2020

    Address Information
    339 Massachusetts Ave
    Arlington, Massachusetts 02474
    Phone Number
    617-539-6780
    Location

    Arlington, MA

    Ownership
    Privately Owned
    Treatment Type

    Addiction, Alcohol Use, Alcoholism, Anxiety, Behavioral Issues, Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality, Depression, Dual Diagnosis, Emotional Disturbance, Gambling Disorder, Internet Use Disorder, Medication Management, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opiod Addiction, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse, Substance Use

    Language
    English, Spanish
    Directions

    339 Massachusetts Ave
    Arlington, Massachusetts 02474

    September 30, 2020

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