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Gavin Foundation - Gavin House has helped struggling addicts with sobriety, providing 5 levels of care and more than 11 drug treatment methods, as a Non-Profit drug treatment center since 1963 in Boston, MA. This Non-Profit location offers treatment that is typically not covered by insurance, alternative payment arrangements are available. Additionally, clients can self-pay.
Many opioid and alcohol users in Boston, MA see things as bleak. Fortunately, there are many rehab services available, such as Gavin Foundation - Gavin House, to help you get on the path to recovery.
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Conditions and Issues Treated
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Alcoholism, Gambling Disorder, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opiod Addiction, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse
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
The inappropriate use of any drug in Boston, MA is substance abuse. This involves alcohol, medications, and illicit drugs. With a combination of physical and psychiatric therapies, drug addiction is successfully treated at Gavin Foundation - Gavin House. After Detox is complete, individuals follow-up with treatments treating the root cause of the addiction.
Alcoholism Treatment at Gavin Foundation - Gavin House
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 Gavin Foundation - Gavin House in Boston, 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
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, Gavin Foundation - Gavin House in Boston, MA offers treatment for opioids.
Levels of Care Offered
Gavin Foundation - Gavin House offers a variety of treatment.
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Detox, Drug Rehab, Inpatient, Long Term (>30 Days), Residential, Sober-Living / Half-Way, with additional therapies available as listed below.
Treatment is just the first step to maintaining sobriety. After treatment, aftercare support at Gavin Foundation - Gavin House helps the individual adjust to a life without substances. This support may involve a sober living home in or near Boston, MA, career counseling, or educational assistance. This is when a relapse prevention plan begins to take shape.
Inpatient CareWhen a patient checks into Gavin Foundation - Gavin House, inpatient care takes place. Patients undergo treatment that requires detoxification and counseling round the clock. While outpatient treatments are available in
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.
Boston, MA Sober-Living / Half-Way House
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.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual at Gavin Foundation - Gavin House.
12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Contingency management/motivational incentives, Couples Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Discharge Planning, Employment Counseling or Training, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Individual Therapy, Intervention, Life Skills, Motivational Interviewing, Naloxone and overdose education, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy
12-Step Program Facilitation
A 12-Step Program is a common method that is used to treat addiction. This format is used for both drug and alcohol treatment. It is extremely popular and successful for large numbers of people and the staff at Gavin Foundation - Gavin House are trained to assist in 12-step management.
Cognitive Behavioral TherapyCognitive behavioral therapy, or CBT, focuses on the connection between how someone feels, acts, and thinks. It shows someone how to accept responsibility for their behaviors and actions, while also strengthening a person’s awareness of the circumstances they put themselves into. It can give people attending Gavin Foundation - Gavin House in
Individual therapy involves one on one sessions between the patient and the therapist at Gavin Foundation - Gavin House. 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.
Addiction and alcoholism always harm an addict’s relationships with others and none more than relationships with a spouse or partner. Couples therapy is an essential part of restoring trust and good communication to intimate relationships harmed by addiction. Couples therapy by Gavin Foundation - Gavin House helps repair the damage done to these important relationships.
Family Counseling + Therapy
Recovery can be more effective if the entire family’s involved. Family therapy hosted by Gavin Foundation - Gavin House brings in the addict’s family to explore genetic factors. It gives loved ones the tools for dealing with addiction and its underlying mental issues. It is a recommended step in helping addicts adapt to sober living.
Group CounselingGroup therapy is an important tool in recovery. Addiction tends to lead to isolation and feelings of uniqueness. Accountability and friendship that is found in group therapy can be more effective than any single other treatment approach. With Gavin Foundation - Gavin House in Boston, Massachusetts, there’s no reason to go through recovery alone.
Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy (REBT)
Self-defeating thoughts and habits can limit your possible successes. Some examples of this are procrastination, unhealthy eating and angry outbursts. REBT is a method of specific counseling offered by Gavin Foundation - Gavin House that replaces negative and self-limiting thoughts.
Trauma is one of the most common causes of psychological disorders. It’s often found in people with addiction diagnoses. Trauma therapy addresses this by examining the emotions and thoughts people have formed due to past traumas. Traumas are complex but trauma therapy can reduce their ability to contribute to addictive behaviors.
Contingency Management / Motivational Incentives
Contingency Management (CM), also known as motivational incentives or prize method, is a behavioral therapy type. It is based on the principle that their consequences influence the behaviors of an individual. So, it promotes the desired behavior by giving rewards while discouraging the unwanted behaviors by withholding the rewards or even by giving punishments. One of the expected desired behavior is the absence of drug in a toxicology screen, and the rewards vary from prize or vouchers, to experiences. CM is used for individuals who need therapy for more than 3 months, and it has the advantage of being implemented by family members.
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