Saint Mary's Hospital - Outpatient Behavioral Health
Drug Rehab Center in Waterbury, Connecticut
Basic information about this treatment center.
Saint Mary's Hospital - Outpatient Behavioral Health is a Non-Profit Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse Treatment facility in Waterbury, CT. Providing Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient levels of care, and a variety of anciliary services. Treatment here is covered by most insurances, more payment details below.
Many opioid and alcohol users in Waterbury, CT see things as bleak. Fortunately, there are many rehab services available, such as Saint Mary's Hospital - Outpatient Behavioral Health, to help you get on the path to recovery.
License + Accreditation
Conditions and Issues Treated
A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.
Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse
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 is the excessive use of any type of drug. This includes alcohol, medications and illegal drugs. Substance abuse is treated with a combination of physical and mental treatments. Saint Mary's Hospital - Outpatient Behavioral Health patients detox and follow up with therapies that target the underlying cause of the addiction.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment
Opioid addiction is one of Connecticut‘s most prominent forms of addiction. Drugs, including heroin, oxycontin, and fentanyl, are the most common. To relieve pain, or ease other ailments, they are professionally prescribed, but they are often abused because they and the feelings they give are addictive.
Addiction is treated by detoxifying the body, so the medications’ chemicals are no longer impacting the individual. Saint Mary's Hospital - Outpatient Behavioral Health offers therapies to correct behavior and target the root of the problem are supplemented during and throughout treatment.
Levels of Care Offered
Saint Mary's Hospital - Outpatient Behavioral Health offers a variety of treatment.
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.
Intensive Outpatient (IOP)
Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOPs) are treatment programs suitable for people who wish to stay at home while undergoing treatment. IOPs like Saint Mary's Hospital - Outpatient Behavioral Health make it possible for individuals to carry on with their responsibilities at work or school, in or near Waterbury, CT. It’s easy to find an IOP center that offers individualized treatment protocols.
Aftercare support refers to the follow-up care provided after the initial rehab program. The quality of aftercare support plays an important role in preventing relapses and sustains recovery. Aftercare support at Saint Mary's Hospital - Outpatient Behavioral Health is personalized according to the needs of the patient in Connecticut.
In outpatient programs at Saint Mary's Hospital - Outpatient Behavioral Health, the Waterbury resident can live with their family while continuing with their job or studies. Treatment includes educating the patient on drug abuse, medications, and counseling sessions at the individual or group level.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual at Saint Mary's Hospital - Outpatient Behavioral Health.
12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Community reinforcement plus vouchers, Contingency management/motivational incentives, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Discharge Planning, Employment Counseling or Training, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Intervention, Matrix Model, Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy
12-Step Program Facilitation
The 12-step program is a part of substance abuse treatment offered at Saint Mary's Hospital - Outpatient Behavioral Health. It was initially developed by the founders of Alcoholics anonymous. The program provides the benefit of cognitive restructuring. It refers to the process of change in the negative thoughts that leads to long-term benefits.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is an approach and method in psychotherapy. Saint Mary's Hospital - Outpatient Behavioral Health asks people to investigate how their thoughts, including habitual, negative, and inaccurate ways of thinking affect behaviors. CBT is based on the idea that rigid, inflexible ways of thinking cause people to have a limited ability to cope with stress
Family Counseling + Therapy
Addiction is a family disease. Family therapy aims to heal and rebalance unhealthy roles and habits. Healing any family trauma and dysfunctional communications is important, and Saint Mary's Hospital - Outpatient Behavioral Health understands this.
Group Therapy is a type of counseling that occurs between a bunch of strangers. These groups are suitable for patients who are not confined in a treatment facility, but group sessions are also common in inpatient rehab programs. Group therapy is led by a trained individual at Saint Mary's Hospital - Outpatient Behavioral Health in Waterbury, CT and consists of members from different stages of recovery.
The goal of group therapy sessions is to foster hope and a sense of belonging, share information, and learn coping mechanisms. It also helps to have people who can relate to what you’re going through. Good behaviors can also be contagious, and participants can learn from one another.
Unresolved trauma is often a key reason why many patients resorted to substance abuse. Trauma could be physical abuse, sexual abuse, war, natural disasters, divorce, accident, loss of a loved one, etc. If trauma is the primary cause of substance abuse, then both issues must be addressed.
Contingency Management / Motivational Incentives
Some people refer to contingency management, or CM, as motivational incentives. This type of therapy is a reconditioning of the mind and responses of the body. The point of CM is to help the body understand the proper responses to behaviors should be, as well as the effects that come with both problematic and desired behaviors. The more positive choices a person makes, the more incentives they will receive, all managed with sobriety goals by Saint Mary's Hospital - Outpatient Behavioral Health in Waterbury, CT.
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