ROAD to a Better Life Merrimack, NH

2 Mound Court, Merrimack, New Hampshire 03054

Summary

Basic information about this treatment center.
Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Indiviuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Languages

    English

    Religion / Spirituality
  • Hearing-Impaired
  • Hearing-Impaired

  • Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary cases commonly treated here.

    Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse


    Substance Abuse + Addiction

    Rehab centers exist in Merrimack, NH to help individuals bounce back from substance abuse, which is an umbrella term for drug and alcohol addiction. Drug addiction refers to the use of illegal drugs and improper use of prescription drugs. Centers like ROAD to a Better Life provide individuals a chance to access individual and group therapy that can be monumental for recovery.

    Substance abuse includes all problems that stem out from using various psychoactive substances. It is also a diagnostic term used by Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) to define the mental and physical impairment or distress caused by misuse and overuse of certain substances in a period of 12 months.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction

    Opioid addiction involves addiction to legal or illegal opioids. It may happen very quickly with any opioid use. Sometimes within a matter of days. Opioid addiction is a known as a high-risk factor for future heroin addiction.

    Opioid withdrawal can be extremely uncomfortable and lead the user to continue to use even if they want to quit. Stopping using an opioid requires careful medical observation. Sometimes the withdrawal can persist for many weeks, which can put the user at a high risk for relapse.

    It is recommended to receive inpatient treatment and a medically supervised detox like those offered at ROAD to a Better Life in Merrimack, NH, NH, to manage the withdrawal process while learning lasting tools to maintain recovery. In some circumstances medications can be used to manage opioid addiction.


    Levels of Care Offered

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

    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.

    Aftercare Support

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

    Inpatient Care

    Inpatient rehab is intended to treat severe addictions and co-occurring disorders. The length of stay in New Hampshire varies from four weeks to six months according to the individual needs. Inpatient rehab ensures that the patient stays in a substance-free environment at ROAD to a Better Life.

    Outpatient

    Outpatient treatment can be considered the lowest intensity level of addiction treatment in Merrimack, NH. It is ideal for early phase addiction or lower intensity addictions. ROAD to a Better Life peer group support, 12-step programs, and individual counseling may still be involved.


    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual.

    12-step facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Brief intervention, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Contingency management/motivational incentives, Dialectical behavior therapy, Discharge Planning, Group counseling, Individual counseling, Motivational interviewing, Naloxone and overdose education, Relapse prevention, Substance use counseling approach, Substance use education, Trauma-related counseling

    12-Step Program Facilitation

    Alcoholics Anonymous is responsible for the development of the popular “12 Step Program” Most substance treatment centers, like ROAD to a Better Life, have their own 12 step program designed to help users achieve sobriety. 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.

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

    Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a way of addressing concerns through talking. It can be used in individual counseling sessions. Talking through issues with professionals at ROAD to a Better Life can identify sources of discomfort or unhealthy thoughts. It is a way of learning about yourself and your individual perceptions. CBT is a healthy way of addressing some behaviors which may be bringing unintended consequences in your life.

    Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

    Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is an improved version of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). DBT is a treatment of choice for people suffering from self-harming behaviors characterized by cutting and suicidal thoughts or inclinations.

    This treatment is developed to help individuals recognize their thought patterns, behaviors, and feelings. It has demonstrated its effectiveness for people that are finding it difficult to control their emotions and urges. Conditions such as obsessive-compulsive disorder and borderline personality disorder also benefit from DBT as it imparts individuals stress-management techniques and enhanced self-esteem so they can sustain their sobriety by reducing the impact of triggers and out-of-control emotions.



    Patient Experience

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    Payment Options Accepted

  • Health Insurance
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
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    Additional Details

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    Last Updated September 30, 2020

    Address Information
    2 Mound Court
    Merrimack, New Hampshire 03054
    Phone Number
    603-423-0207
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