North Charles Mental Health & Addiction Services

North Charles Mental Health & Addiction Services

Drug Rehab Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Facility Summary

Basic information about this treatment center.

A Cambridge, MA drug & alcohol rehab since 1971, North Charles Mental Health & Addiction Services treats addiction and underlying causes to help patients recover and live a clean and healthy life. Currently offering 3 individualized treatment options, this Non-Profit treatment center will help you or a loved one achieve sobriety. This Non-Profit location offers treatment that is fully covered by insurance. Clients may also self-pay.

It can seem like an uphill struggle to battle addiction, luckily there are many rehab options, such as North Charles Mental Health & Addiction Services, to help you heal in Cambridge.

Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • SAMHSA Listed
  • License + Accreditation

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    Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse

    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.

    Substance Abuse + Addiction Treatment

    Using both legal medications and illegal substances in order to maintain an addiction is substance abuse. If you are taking more of your prescription, or earlier than the prescribed time interval between doses than is directed you may be abusing that medication. If you are obtaining legal medications illegally in or near Cambridge, MA, you may be suffering from substance abuse.

    Illegal substances can become addictive after a single use and lead rapidly to substance abuse. The professionals at North Charles Mental Health & Addiction Services are here to help.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

    Opioid addiction treatment helps people addicted to opioids in Massachusetts curb their drug use. The selection of a treatment setting depends on the severity of the addiction. Mild cases are usually treated in outpatient facilities; severe cases need hospitalization or treatment in a residential facility. Doctors use medicines along with counseling and behavioral therapies to treat the addiction. The treatment includes medication, counseling and therapy. It can also include group counseling, individual counseling and family counseling.

    Levels of Care Offered

    North Charles Mental Health & Addiction Services offers a variety of treatment.

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

    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.

    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 North Charles Mental Health & Addiction Services is essential to understand the addiction better.

    Outpatient Program

    To assist with alcohol or opioid abuse, or a co-occurring condition, North Charles Mental Health & Addiction Services offers an outpatient treatment program. For their rehabilitation and other services, the Massachusetts patient will go to the treatment center, yet return home every night. After most of the program is completed, the level of mandatory participation reduces.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at North Charles Mental Health & Addiction Services.

    12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Contingency management/motivational incentives, Couples Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Discharge Planning, 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, Intervention, Matrix Model, Naloxone and overdose education, Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy

    12-Step Program Facilitation

    Entering a 12-step program allows people to accept that they struggle with an addiction on their own terms. It breaks down the process into 12-steps that recovering patients can advance as they feel strong enough to do so. This is common in programs like NA and AA, and gives the patient at North Charles Mental Health & Addiction Services in Cambridge, MA the ability to self-help and move forward towards sobriety without feeling rushed.

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    The relationship between the thoughts, feelings, and actions of a patient is explored by Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). As an alternative to turning to drugs and alcohol in Cambridge, MA, it helps to create a balanced response to thoughts and feelings. Effective communication between users and those around them is also encouraged. It is an efficient treatment for individuals suffering from all sorts of addictions, professionally provided by North Charles Mental Health & Addiction Services.

    Couples Therapy

    One of the most common areas of stress and damage during addiction is in intimate relationships. Addiction involves everyone in a family, not only the addict. Couples therapy can rebuild trust and joy that may have been damaged.

    Family Counseling + Therapy

    When the whole family is involved, healing can be far more successful. Family counseling involves genetic factors to the family of the addict. This offers the means to cope with addiction and its underlying emotional disorders for loved ones. It is a helpful method for addicts in helping to adjust to sober living.

    Group Counseling

    Attending group therapy at North Charles Mental Health & Addiction Services in Cambridge, MA allows those seeking sobriety to realize they are not alone in their battles. This is when a group of people all in different phases of recovery get together and speak about their battles. They talk about their triggers, their successes, their failures, and the things they can do to get on and stay on a sober path. These sessions also teach life skills, communication, healthy habits, and can include alternative types of therapy.

    Trauma Therapy

    Trauma therapy allows people who struggled with a past trauma to face the situation and learn to overcome the situation. Many people who went through trauma early on, struggle with addiction later in life. By addressing the trauma and moving past the issues, it can help someone attending treatment at North Charles Mental Health & Addiction Services in Cambridge, MA move forward with their recovery and begin to take a better hold of their sober future.

    Contingency Management / Motivational Incentives

    Contingency management is a way to help motivate someone to remain substance free. It is a process North Charles Mental Health & Addiction Services uses which involves rewarding positive choices and good outcomes. As humans we are wired to recreate experiences that lead to positive feelings.

    Patient Experience

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

    Payment Options Accepted

    For specific insurance or payment methods please contact us.
  • Health Insurance
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
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    Additional Details

    Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
    Address Information
    54 Washburn Avenue
    Cambridge, Massachusetts 02140
    Phone Number
    617-661-5700
    Meta Details
    Updated March 28, 2021
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    Location
    North Charles Mental Health & Addiction Services Location and Directions

    54 Washburn Avenue
    Cambridge, Massachusetts 02140

    Center Type

    Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse

    Ownership
    Non-Profit
    Language
    English
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