Psychological Center - Pegasus House

Psychological Center - Pegasus House

Drug Rehab Center in Lawrence, Massachusetts

About This Massachusetts Facility

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A Lawrence, MA drug & alcohol rehab since 1985, Psychological Center - Pegasus House treats addiction and underlying causes to help patients recover and live a clean and healthy life. Currently offering 2 individualized treatment options, this Non-Profit treatment center will help you or a loved one achieve sobriety. Treatment here is not typically covered by most insurances.

Lawrence is a hard-hit city with residents dealing with substance and alcohol abuse. Thankfully, you have several recovery options to help you get back on your feet.

Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • Accreditations
    Not SAMHSA Listed
    Not Approved
    Not CARF Accredited
    Not Found
  • Additional Languages
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Hearing-Impaired
  • Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    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

    Substance abuse typically leads to addiction, which requires specialized treatment programs at Psychological Center - Pegasus House to address. Many people benefit from inpatient drug rehabilitation, which includes inpatient acute care and residential rehabilitation. Other levels of care include intensive outpatient therapy, individual counseling, and support groups. Family therapy is also an essential part of treatment for substance abuse.

    A combination of treatments is often needed to treat drug abuse issues effectively. In the case of drug abuse, there is no easy answer or one-size-fits-all cure.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment in Lawrence, MA

    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.

    Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse 

    Levels of Care Offered at Psychological Center - Pegasus House

    This Facility offers a variety of treatment.

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

    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.

    After treatment, addiction treatment can be frightening for newly sober people. Aftercare support provided by Psychological Center - Pegasus House is designed to give resources and help on a continued basis. It can involve finding housing in and around Massachusetts, setting up 12-step meeting groups, continued medical monitoring, and counseling.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at Psychological Center - Pegasus House.

    Couples Therapy at Psychological Center - Pegasus House

    Couples therapy aims to rebuild the trust between the partners. Partner’s involvement in the process will result in greater chances of treatment success. Couples therapy addresses financial issues, loss of trust, lack of intimacy, and physical abuse.

    Family Counseling + Therapy

    Family therapy is a set of therapeutic approaches that assumes that the entire family is a system. It utilizes the strengths and resources of the family to help the patient refrain from resorting to substance abuse. The impact of substance abuse is not just on the patient but on the entire family. Family therapy ensures that the patient gets adequate support from the family members after the treatment making the recovery process sustainable

    • Family therapy guides all the members of the family to help the patient.
    • It helps to repair relationships and improve communication between family members.
    • It helps to keep the patient engaged and motivated throughout the treatment.

    Group therapy is an important tool in recovery. Finding a peer group in Lawrence, MA and others who relate to your situation is a fundamental tool for recovery at Psychological Center - Pegasus House. Addiction tends to lead to isolation and feelings of uniqueness. The accountability and friendship that is found in group therapy can be more effective than any single other treatment approach. This is generally introduced early in recovery and is recommended as a lifetime treatment habit.

    Trauma therapy is a way of addressing trauma while in a safe situation in order to heal. This may involve Psychological Center - Pegasus House managing individual or group counseling or both. Other forms of therapy have been proven to assist in healing past traumas.

    Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT) is a variation of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) that helps people understand how maladaptive, negative, and habitual thoughts and feelings lead to bad life choices. REBT is based on the idea that people operate under many irrational but habitual patterns of thought that fuel harmful practices.

    Alcoholics Anonymous is responsible for the development of the popular “12 Step Program”. Most substance treatment centers in Massachusetts have their own 12 step program designed to help users achieve sobriety. Because of this, most treatment plans follow a similar pattern when broken down.

    The first three steps depend on the patient, so they are more specific and situational. The succeeding four steps center on practical issues brought on by substance abuse. Steps 8 and 9 deal with the social and emotional repercussions of addiction, encouraging patients to make amends to people they have wronged. These are followed by two steps revolving around the further exploration and reinforcement of Steps 1 to 9.

    The last step requires an individual to extend a helping hand to people who are still in the early stages of their recovery.

    A mechanism that rewards patients for good actions is Contingency Management (CM). For a clean drug test, patients typically get a reward or benefit. On the other hand, for bad conduct, individuals are generally disciplined. The treatment helps patients to participate in healthy habits and reduce unhealthy behavior. In treating addiction and other difficulties, it is an effective method offered in Massachusetts by Psychological Center - Pegasus House.

    12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (CBT), Contingency management/motivational incentives, Couples Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Discharge Planning, Drug Rehab, Employment Counseling / Training, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, HIV or AIDS education, Intervention, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), Residential Long Term (>30 Days), Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy

    Additional Details

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    Psychological Center - Pegasus House Location and Directions
    Address Information482 Lowell Street
    Lawrence, Massachusetts 01841 Phone Number978-687-4257 Meta DetailsUpdated July 10, 2022
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    Psychological Center - Pegasus House Location and Directions
    Location

    482 Lowell Street
    Lawrence, Massachusetts 01841

    Center Type

    Drug Addiction, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse

    Ownership
    Non-Profit

    Language
    English, Spanish

    Lawrence, Massachusetts Addiction Information

    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.

    The drug addiction problem in Lawrence, Massachusetts is severe. The main drugs abused in Lawrence include heroin, cocaine, and marijuana. Fentanyl was involved in 59% of all overdose deaths in 2016. There were 4,293 drug overdose deaths from 1999 to 2017. There are many different drug treatment options available in Lawrence, Massachusetts. These options include inpatient rehab centers, outpatient rehab centers, and 12-step programs.

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