John Dempsey Hospital - Outpatient
Drug Rehab Center in Farmington, Connecticut
About John Dempsey Hospital - Outpatient in Connecticut
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John Dempsey Hospital - Outpatient is a drug rehab located in Farmington, CT. It offers outpatient levels of care and treats people suffering from drug addiction, dual diagnosis, and mental health. Dual diagnosis is the term used for someone who has both a mental health disorder and a substance abuse disorder. This rehab is beneficial for someone looking to get sober in Connecticut because it offers outpatient levels of care. This means that someone can receive treatment while still living at home and continuing with their regular daily routine.
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.
Dual-DiagnosisA person who struggles with addiction and a mental health condition suffers from a dual diagnosis. This means that they have two issues that must be treated. Taking care of one or the other is tough, and taking care of both cannot be done alone. A patient who receives dual diagnosis treatment in Connecticut will be given the best chance at becoming sober.
Addiction, Drug Addiction, Dual Diagnosis (Co-Occuring Disorders), Mental Health
Levels of Care Offered
offers a variety of treatment.
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Dual-Diagnosis, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.
“Outpatient treatment is ideal for those who have a lower intensity addiction. It’s also suitable for those with a supportive environment and those on a tight budget.
Outpatient treatment can be considered the lowest intensity level of addiction treatment. It is ideal for early phase addiction or lower intensity addictions. It may involve weekly sessions instead of daily. Peer group support, 12-step programs, and individual counseling may still be used and anti-addiction medication.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual at this Farmington, CT Facility.
No single treatment works for all addicts; therefore, the goal of treatment and therapy should be to find what works best for each individual. Some people requiring addiction treatment may only need a few weeks of inpatient care. Others will require long-term residential care. Tolerance and withdrawal levels vary from person to person and thus affect the intensity of the treatment needed.
If an individualized approach to treatment and therapy is not offered, addicts may fail to reap benefits from their efforts. Professionals must customize plans according to their patient’s needs, limitations, and strengths. The goal of all forms of addiction treatment should be for addicts to find healthy ways to cope with their addiction and its underlying causes.
Couples therapy for drug addiction is a unique form of therapy that allows family members to work through the emotional issues of their loved one’s addiction together. Family members can support each other while learning how to cope with the addiction and encourage healthy changes.
Accordingly, couples therapy for drug addiction is designed for an addict and their significant other or spouse. The two will work with a therapist to learn how the addiction affects themselves and the relationship and how to break the negative patterns of behavior that may have developed.
Drug addiction can destroy a person’s life, as well as their family and friends. The loss of one’s ability to choose how to live and behave often leads the addict into depression, anger, guilt, and many emotional problems.
The therapies usually include siblings, children, and parents who are involved in their daily lives. These sessions are vital because they address past issues that may have hampered an addict’s or alcoholic’s recovery and provide support at a crucial time!
One of the most critical aspects of family therapy is helping addicts’ loved ones see their situation in a new light. It’s also one of the most challenging things a family can do when a loved one struggles with addiction or alcoholism.
Group therapy is held in a safe, controlled setting where patients can feel comfortable sharing their struggles and gaining perspective through shared conversations. It takes place in a group rather than one on one to prevent feelings of isolation or being unique in their situation while creating an environment for addicts at John Dempsey Hospital - Outpatient to develop fellowship, accountability, and support. Group therapy is an important tool in recovery that prevents cravings that prompt a return to active addiction.
This type of therapy involves the use of a variety of therapeutic techniques to help addicts recover from past traumas that might have triggered their substance abuse. During these sessions, therapists will work with the addict to address painful memories and learn how to cope effectively with stressors as they arise.
During these types of sessions, therapists will typically focus on three main goals:
- Identifying and expressing painful emotions associated with past traumas.
- Reducing the effects of stress on an addict’s life by developing more effective coping mechanisms.
- Developing healthy ways of thinking about stressful situations that can help addicts avoid substance abuse issues in the future.
This type of therapy is typically used in conjunction with other types of addiction treatment services. By identifying and dealing with the root cause of addiction, most addicts can overcome their cravings and prevent relapse once they leave rehab.
Many different types of addiction treatment services exist to help addicts safely get sober, but it’s important for recovering individuals to find a therapist or support group that will help them address the root cause of their addiction.
Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy (REBT) is a type of CBT that uses images, thoughts, and behaviors to teach self-help skills to people recovering from addiction. It’s vital because it allows recovering addicts to work through their issues alone while having support available.
REBT is based on the idea that people have many irrational but habitual thought patterns that fuel harmful behaviors and feelings. Learning to identify destructive patterns in oneself can help one replace them with healthier ones.
Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (CBT), Couples Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Dual-Diagnosis, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Intervention, Outpatient Treatment (OP), Residential Long Term (>30 Days), Trauma Therapy
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Farmington, Connecticut 6032 Phone Number(860) 679-6700 Meta DetailsUpdated February 21, 2023
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10 Talcott Notch Road
Farmington, Connecticut 6032
Drug Addiction, Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health
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Farmington, 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.
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