Institute for Living - Hartford Hospital
Drug Rehab Center in Hartford, Connecticut
About This Connecticut Facility
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Hartford Hospital's Institute for Living offers inpatient and outpatient levels of care to those suffering from dual diagnosis, eating disorders, and mental health issues. The hospital accepts private health insurance and offers dual-diagnosis treatment for those struggling with addiction and a mental health disorder.
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.
When addiction and psychiatric issues co-occur, the addict’s recovery is more successful when both conditions are treated. A dual diagnosis refers to a condition in which the patient is diagnosed with two health issues: addiction and bipolar disorder. The most common therapies are psychotherapy, behavioral therapy, spiritual counseling, 12-step programs, and medication management.
Dual Diagnosis (Co-Occuring Disorders), Mental Health
Levels of Care Offered at Institute for Living - Hartford Hospital
This Facility offers a variety of treatment.
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Dual-Diagnosis, Inpatient, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.
Inpatient Treatment Program
Inpatient treatment centers offer a safe, secure, and often medically supervised environment for drug or alcohol-addicted individuals. Many of these facilities are equipped to provide detoxification, treatment for co-occurring mental health disorders, and aftercare programs. The patient typically spends 28 to 30 days at the facility and will receive extensive drug counseling.
Hartford, CT Outpatient Program
An outpatient treatment program is set up to help with alcohol or drug addiction or a co-occurring disorder. The patient must attend the facility for their therapy and other programs but can return home each night.
The frequency of mandatory attendance decreases after much of Institute for Living - Hartford Hospital‘s program is complete.
Outpatient treatment is a recovery approach that allows recovering addicts to live at home while getting rehab for addiction
An outpatient can include day treatments which include attending group sessions one hour per week. A person living in an outpatient environment may be allowed the opportunity to work full time if they choose to and continue studies without interruption from drugs/alcohol.
Outpatient treatment is an option for people who want to maintain their careers and families. Outpatients live at home but attend treatment such as individual counseling, group counseling, or twelve-step meetings during the day.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual at Institute for Living - Hartford Hospital.
At Institute for Living - Hartford Hospital , to learn from past mistakes and improve one’s situation, the recovering person meets individually with a therapist. The counselor or therapist will address addiction causes, triggers, mental issues, dual diagnosis, and aftercare plans during this time. This is a very intense and challenging process. Some clients find it easier to open up to someone other than family or friends who understand their struggles with addiction.
Couples therapy sessions are typically used to help couples in recovery from drug addiction work through their issues. These types of sessions can be beneficial for many reasons, including the fact that they add a layer of accountability when both partners in a couple are recovering from addiction.
Therapy can also provide addicts with another effective way to cope with stress and avoid relapse during difficult situations. This type of therapy can help improve communication with their partners, which can strengthen the relationship and prevent future problems that might lead to relapse.
Family Counseling + Therapy
Family therapy is a crucial part of drug treatment and getting sober. It is one of the most effective ways to help addicts stay on the path to long-term sobriety. An addict’s family can play a vital part in helping them to avoid relapse. They can spot the warning signs and help them get back on track.
In group therapy, recovering addicts meet with a therapist and other people in recovery. Some groups are closed, meaning only people who share the same addiction or problem can attend. Others are open to anyone who wants to stop using drugs or drinking alcohol. Group therapy sessions typically focus on one topic each week or month so that recovering addicts can discuss issues they face daily.
Trauma therapy allows people to face and learn from past traumas.
Many people suffer childhood traumas that lead to adult addiction. During treatment at Institute for Living - Hartford Hospital [/type], you can move forward in your recovery and reclaim your sober future! Trauma is a common cause of psychological disorders like Addiction Disorder. It’s common in Addictive Disorders patients because traumatized people have strong emotions or thoughts that lead to addictive behaviors.
Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy (REBT) offers benefits to addicts in a wide range of situations. This type of therapy helps individuals better understand their emotions and how to manage them in a healthy way.
Individuals who have used addiction treatment services have found this type of therapy beneficial in the following ways:
- Helps individuals identify, understand and manage their emotions in a healthier way
- Assists addicts in developing coping skills to help avoid relapse
- Encourages increased tolerance and less judgmental thinking
- REBT combines cognitive and emotive techniques to help individuals overcome harmful, self-defeating behaviors.
Nutrition therapy has been used to help drug addicts for decades. Many early reports on addiction treatment indicate that some patients recovered from the “satisfying power of food”. For years, this phenomenon has been utilized as a treatment modality in eating disorders for adults, adolescents, and children.
Specific nutrients have been identified that influence neurotransmitters associated with reward pathways of the brain. Studies have shown that carbohydrate loading with complex carbohydrates to elevate serotonin levels was effective in treating bulimia nervosa. This approach prompted researchers to explore the use of this type of nutritional intervention in other disorders.
Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (CBT), Couples Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Dual-Diagnosis, Eating Disorder Treatment, Electroconvulsive Therapy, Experiential Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Inpatient Treatment, Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT), Nutrition Therapy, Outpatient Treatment (OP), Residential Long Term (>30 Days), Trauma Therapy
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Experiential Therapy at Institute for Living - Hartford Hospital
Experiential Therapy is a different way of thinking about addiction treatment. It uses physical activities to help work through troubling emotions, memories, and trauma that are sources of psychological issues like addiction.
Experiential Therapy can be an effective option for those who have struggled with past traumas or challenges associated with life decisions such as drug use. The non-traditional approach helps people deal more effectively with these struggles. It also allows them to gain new perspectives on their behavior patterns by recreating experiences in healthy ways rather than continuing old habits that may no longer serve them.
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Hartford, Connecticut 6102 Phone Number(860) 545-7001 Meta DetailsUpdated February 21, 2023
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80 Seymour street
Hartford, Connecticut 6102
Dual Diagnosis, Eating Disorder, Mental Health
Hartford, 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.
Heroin and cocaine are the most commonly abused drugs in Hartford, CT. About 46% of people who have been arrested admit to using illegal drugs. Connecticut was ranked seventh out of the ten worst drug-plagued states in a comparative study. 723 people died of opiate and other illicit drug overdoses in the state. There are various drug treatment options available in Hartford, CT for someone looking to get sober.
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