River Valley Services
Drug Rehab Center in Middletown, Connecticut
About River Valley Services in Connecticut
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River Valley Services is a drug rehab in Middletown, Connecticut that treats people suffering from dual diagnosis and mental health. This facility offers dual-diagnosis, inpatient, and outpatient levels of care.
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-Diagnosis Treatment at River Valley Services
Individuals who are addicted to drugs and/or alcohol often have one or more co-occurring mental health disorders. Addressing both the addiction and the mental health problems at facilities like River Valley Services can be very beneficial for these individuals.
Common mental health conditions that often co-occur with addiction include:
- Anxiety Disorders – People with drug and alcohol problems often suffer from anxiety disorders such as panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, social anxiety disorder, and generalized anxiety disorder.
- Depression – One of the most common mental illnesses co-occurring with addiction is major depressive disorder.
- Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) – Many people with drug and alcohol problems also suffer from ADHD.
- Bipolar Disorder – People with bipolar disorder are more likely to suffer from drug and alcohol problems than the general population, and vice versa.
Dual Diagnosis (Co-Occuring Disorders), Mental Health
Levels of Care Offered
River Valley Services 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 recovery offers individual therapy, groups, and family therapy. The length of inpatient addiction treatment depends on the addict and their addiction. Inpatient rehab is a costly drug treatment, costing anywhere from $30k- to $60k. However, insurance often offers help in covering these costs.
Outpatient treatment can be considered the lowest intensity level of addiction treatment in Middletown, CT. It is ideal for early phase addiction or lower intensity addictions. River Valley Services peer group support, 12-step programs, and individual counseling are likely to be involved.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual at this Middletown, CT Facility.
Individual therapy is ideal for addicts who want to focus on themselves. It can also be helpful for those whose withdrawal symptoms are exacerbated by the presence of other people.
Benefits of individual therapy are:
- Access to a personalized treatment plan that focuses on the individual needs of the addict
- More privacy during treatment sessions
- Better personal development through introspection
- Increased self-awareness regarding addictive tendencies in order to avoid relapse
- Greater potential for a long-term recovery plan
- Receiving professional advice and detox assistance from medical staff
Couples therapy is a treatment method used to help couples in which at least one member of the couple has a drug addiction. Couples therapy can be used whether the addicted partner is using drugs or in recovery. An additional benefit of couples therapy is that it can help make other types of treatment, such as 12-step programs, more effective.
Family therapy can help you and your family deal with old issues that may trigger substance abuse. The idea behind family therapy for drug addiction is that you are never fully healed from substance abuse until you’ve healed your relationship with your family, too. To get sober, you need to find a different way to cope with the pain in your life.
This is when a group of people in various stages of recovery meet up and discuss their experiences, triggers, successes, failures, and even alternative therapies! Unlike support groups where everyone already knows each other, group therapy is conducted along side outpatient or inpatient treatment at River Valley Services.
Trauma therapy is a clinical process that helps individuals deal with mental stress often caused by traumatic events. The therapist helps the person identify, understand and work through the problem. This is done with the help of talking about it in group or one-on-one counseling sessions.
Therapists use relaxation, role-playing, art, and music to help the person open up about what is bothering them. Some examples include:
- Talking about the traumatic event and how it affected them.
- Helping those who have PTSD to deal with their nightmares and recurring memories.
- Working with individuals to resolve the issues triggering the stress, whether seeing someone who reminds them of what happened or feeling helpless.
The individual is also encouraged to help others that are struggling with similar problems. This often helps them feel empowered and gives them hope.
Trauma therapy is not for everyone; it is usually reserved for people who have recently experienced a traumatic event and struggle to get over it. It is generally done for children, teenage victims of sexual assault, and war veterans.
The results of Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy treatment are clear. It seeks to help you in the short term rather than being lifelong treatment. Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy addresses the root issue of an individual’s emotional distress. It is proven effective with substance use disorders, which can help break a spiral of negative thinking. A drug rehab center that uses REBT is more likely to be successful. It creates lasting changes in a patient’s behavior, and this can improve your quality of life.
Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (CBT), Couples Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Dual-Diagnosis, Experiential Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Inpatient Treatment, Outpatient Treatment (OP), Residential Long Term (>30 Days), Trauma Therapy
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Experiential Therapy at River Valley Services
Experiential Therapy is a type of therapy that involves activity to recreate situations that may have caused trauma or negative emotions. Experiential therapy at River Valley Services in Middletown, CT can involve acting, props, arts and crafts, animal care or other tools that may be effective. This therapy is done on an individual basis and can help revisit and heal from past traumas. Trust between the therapist and individual is important for success. Experiential therapy can help you more closely become you and move through life positively and authentically.
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Connecticut’s Official Associated Centers
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- West Haven Mental Health Clinic in West Haven, CT
- Connecticut Valley Hospital in Middletown, CT
- Hartford Dispensary - Manchester in Manchester, CT
- Hartford Dispensary - New London in New London, CT
- Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs in Rocky Hill, CT
Learn More About Connecticut’s Official Centers
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Middletown, Connecticut 6457 Phone Number(860) 262-5200 Meta DetailsUpdated February 21, 2023
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351 Silver street
Middletown, Connecticut 6457
Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health
Middletown, 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.
In 2013, there were over 2,000 reported incidents of drug abuse in Middletown, Connecticut. Drug overdose was the direct cause of death for over 800 people in 2014. 837 people abuse alcohol in Middletown, Connecticut. The cost of addiction is also taking a toll on the community as it costs the city millions of dollars. One great way to find the best treatment for anyone is to do some online research.
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