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Justice Resource Institute - Behavioral Health

Justice Resource Institute - Behavioral Health

  • Acton, MA
  • Outpatient

Justice Resource Institute - Behavioral Health, located in Acton, Massachusetts, focuses on behavioral health care and mental health services. It stands out for its trauma-focused interventions and comprehensive outpatient services tailored for individuals of all ages, including a unique children’s advocacy center. This facility is adept at addressing mental health needs with a variety of therapeutic options.

  • Specializes in trauma-focused interventions, providing targeted support for those with trauma-related issues.
  • Offers a comprehensive outpatient program that includes mental health assessments to tailor treatment plans effectively.
  • Provides additional holistic therapies such as neurofeedback and yoga, catering to the overall well-being of clients.

Justice Resource Institute - Behavioral Health is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), ensuring high standards of care. The facility accepts most private health insurance, making its services accessible to a wider audience. It emphasizes the dignity of each person through targeted, excellence-driven services.

The center treats a range of issues with a focus on mental health and trauma. Treatment methods include individual, group, and family therapy, utilizing approaches like neurofeedback and yoga. The level of care offered is outpatient, designed to support clients across different stages of their recovery journey.

  • 1 Conditions Treated
  • Insurance Accepted
  • 1 Levels of Care
  • Speaks English
  • 9 Therapies & Programs
  • Multiple Locations
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Conditions and Issues Treated

Levels of Care

This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

Outpatient treatment can be considered the lowest intensity level of addiction treatment in Acton, MA. It is ideal for early phase addiction or lower intensity addictions. Justice Resource Institute - Behavioral Health peer group support, 12-step programs, and individual counseling may still be involved.

Justice Resource Institute - Behavioral Health‘s Therapies & Programs

Individual professional counseling or individual therapy refers to the one-on-one interaction between a patient and his or her counselor. Individual therapy allows for more privacy, one that group interactions can’t provide. Therefore, it becomes easier for a person to unload and become more open to his or her counselor.

Another benefit of individual therapy at Justice Resource Institute - Behavioral Health in Acton, MA is that all sessions aim to speed up a single person’s progress. It makes it easier for the counselor and the patient to deal with the central issues, which are likely the culprits of substance addiction.

Once the roots of the problems are addressed, it becomes less challenging for a recovering patient to maintain sobriety and brush off temptations.

Going through couple’s therapy at Justice Resource Institute - Behavioral Health in Massachusetts allows for both partners to be on the same page regarding addiction recovery. Whether one or both members of the couple struggled with addiction, they can both improve the odds of recovery with couple’s therapy. This teaches how to communicate effectively, avoid relapse triggers, and build a healthy lifestyle to maintain sobriety.

Families are not always as supportive as they could be, but by opting for family therapy, many recovering addicts are able to understand their addiction and get the support they need to get sober. These therapy sessions at Justice Resource Institute - Behavioral Health in Acton, MA involve all members of the family who play a role in the recovering person’s daily life. They work together to overcome past issues, avoid triggers, and remain strong and supportive of each other.

In group therapy, the patient undergoes sessions with other patients dealing with similar problems under the guidance of a trained counselor. The members of the group interact with each other and talk freely about their issues. The recovery of members of the group from the problems that they face gives the patients confidence that they can also overcome their addiction.

Group therapy at Justice Resource Institute - Behavioral Health reduces the feeling of loneliness and improves the coping skills of the patients. Group therapy provides patients with continuous feedback from other members. The group dynamics ensure that members start having some structure and routine in their lives.

Trauma therapy zeroes in on traumatic incidents that a Justice Resource Institute - Behavioral Health patient in Acton, Massachusetts has encountered in the past, recent or not. It’s been widely known that trauma can make an individual resort to alcohol or other substances to mask their troubles. The goal of trauma therapy is to help the patient see beyond the trauma and move forward.

Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a method of individual and/or group counseling that focuses on acceptance and change. DBT can be very effective in developing coping strategies for negative emotions.

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a way of addressing concerns through talking. Talking through issues can identify sources of discomfort or unhealthy thoughts. CBT is a healthy way Justice Resource Institute - Behavioral Health addresses some behaviors which may be bringing unintended consequences in a persons life.

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    • Age
      Adults (20+), Children (0-12), Seniors (65+), Teenagers
    • Modality
      Couples, Family, Group, Individuals

    Justice Resource Institute

    Listed June 20, 2021

    Updated July 25, 2024

    Acton, Massachusetts Addiction and Treatment

    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.

    Alcohol is the most commonly abused substance in Acton, with nearly one-third of residents reporting binge drinking in the past month. 44% of Acton residents who abuse drugs are between the ages of 18 and 25. 37% of accidental deaths were due to drug overdoses. Substance abuse and addiction can lead to crime, violence, homelessness, and overdose deaths. Inpatient and outpatient rehab programs are the two most common types of treatment programs.

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