Saint Vincents Medical Center Outpatient Behavioral Health Norwalk, CT

1 Lois Street, Norwalk, Connecticut 06851

Summary

Basic information about this treatment center.


Treatment For

A detailed list of the primary cases commonly treated here.

Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse


Substance Abuse + Addiction

Recovering from any type of substance abuse is a long process, but it is one of the most worthwhile and life changing events any addicted person will ever go through. This is a combination of detoxing the body, rehabilitation, and recovery. There is also therapy, aftercare, and support during the entire process. While substance abuse can take over a person’s life, it is something that can also be overcame by professionals at Saint Vincents Medical Center Outpatient Behavioral Health in Norwalk, CT

Opioid + Opiate Addiction

With so many people struggling with opioid addiction, opioid addiction treatment is more critical than ever before. Patients often take opioids when they face a painful injury. When someone begins taking opioids such as Vicodin or oxycodone differently than how the medications were prescribed, this points to opioid addiction. Stopping these types of medications abruptly is not safe. That is where opioid addiction treatment at Saint Vincents Medical Center Outpatient Behavioral Health in Norwalk, CT comes in. Most opioid addiction treatment facilities start with detox and move to rehabilitation services while providing medical support during the process. Getting over an opioid addiction takes time and determination, but with the right support and resources, those struggling with opioid addiction can recover and move forward with their lives.


Levels of Care Offered

This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Intensive Outpatient, 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.

Intensive Outpatient (IOP)

An intensive outpatient program is a good option for someone in Connecticut with a milder or less severe addiction. An IOP may involve daily meetings at a treatment facility, along with personal counseling and peer meetings. Some IOP programs offer half-day treatment, while others offer full-day programs. Saint Vincents Medical Center Outpatient Behavioral Health‘s IOP is customized per individual.

Aftercare Support

Help with aftercare applies to the follow-up care provided after the initial recovery program offered by Saint Vincents Medical Center Outpatient Behavioral Health in Norwalk, CT. The level of support for aftercare plays a vital role in avoiding relapse and in maintaining sobriety. Aftercare support is tailored according to the patient’s needs.

Dual-Diagnosis

An underlying cause often brings about addiction. Mental disorders can lie at the center, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or anxiety disorder. As well as the cause of the addiction, a dual diagnosis by Saint Vincents Medical Center Outpatient Behavioral Health helps to treat the addiction. This ensures that after treatment is complete, the patient will not fall back on old practices.

Outpatient

Outpatient treatment is treatment that occurs when a patient is not checked into a rehab facility. The patient may show up for therapy sessions, go through detox and engage in other therapies to help them recover. However, they will do so while they live at home in Connecticut. Outpatient therapy provided by Saint Vincents Medical Center Outpatient Behavioral Health is usually recommended as a follow up to inpatient therapy. It helps patients adapt to their normal lives after treatment. In some cases, it can also be an alternative to inpatient treatment. People may choose this route if they are unable to leave their jobs, children or if they don’t have the money for inpatient treatment. However, inpatient treatment is the best way to recover from addiction.


Therapies & Programs

The methods used to care for each individual.

12-step facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger management, Brief intervention, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Discharge Planning, Group counseling, Relapse prevention, Substance use counseling approach, Substance use education, Trauma-related counseling

12-Step Program Facilitation

The 12 step program is the treatment method used by Alcoholics Anonymous, but it can apply to any type of addiction. It outlines the 12 steps addicts should take on the path to recovery. Steps include admitting you have a problem and making the decision to turn your life around. A belief in a higher power and making amends to others are also part of the program.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a way of addressing concerns through talking. Talking through issues can identify sources of discomfort or unhealthy thoughts. CBT is a healthy way Saint Vincents Medical Center Outpatient Behavioral Health addresses some behaviors which may be bringing unintended consequences in a persons life.



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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    Address Information
    1 Lois Street
    Norwalk, Connecticut 06851
    Phone Number
    203-221-8899
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