SEMCOA - Monarch House

SEMCOA - Monarch House

Drug Rehab Center in New Bedford, Massachusetts

Facility Summary

Basic information about this treatment center.
Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • SAMHSA Listed
  • Additional Languages
  • Smoking Allowed
  • SEMCOA - Monarch House is a Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatment located in New Bedford, Massachusetts.

    License + Accreditation

    samhsa logo SAMHSA Listed

    Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opiod Addiction, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse

    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

    The inappropriate use of any drug in New Bedford, MA is substance abuse. This involves alcohol, medications, and illicit drugs. With a combination of physical and psychiatric therapies, drug addiction is successfully treated at SEMCOA - Monarch House. After Detox is complete, individuals follow-up with treatments treating the root cause of the addiction.

    Alcoholism Treatment at SEMCOA - Monarch House 

    Alcoholism treatment refers to the management of the severe form of alcohol use disorder. Alcoholism refers to the continuous and compulsive intake of alcohol by an individual despite being aware of its harmful effects. Alcoholism causes emotional disturbances and even withdrawal symptoms when the individual stops its consumption. Some of the warning signs that necessitate Alcoholism treatment include binge drinking and violent behaviors.

    Alcoholism treatment can be in a residential program or an outpatient program depending on the severity. Treatment at SEMCOA - Monarch House in New Bedford, MA usually involves a combination of options like detox, medications, group therapy, and behavioral therapy. Group therapy organized by support groups like Alcoholics anonymous provides mutual support and advice of peers that helps in making the treatment successful.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

    Opioid addiction is known as a high-risk factor for future heroin addiction. Opioid withdrawal can be extremely uncomfortable and lead the user to continue to use. It is recommended to receive inpatient treatment and a medically supervised detox, SEMCOA - Monarch House in New Bedford, MA offers treatment for opioids.

    Levels of Care Offered

    SEMCOA - Monarch House offers a variety of treatment.

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Inpatient, Long Term (>30 Days), Residential, Sober-Living / Half-Way, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Aftercare Support

    Treatment is just the first step to maintaining sobriety. After treatment, aftercare support at SEMCOA - Monarch House helps the individual adjust to a life without substances. This support may involve a sober living home in or near New Bedford, MA, career counseling, or educational assistance. This is when a relapse prevention plan begins to take shape.

    Inpatient Care

    When a patient checks into SEMCOA - Monarch House, inpatient care takes place. Patients undergo treatment that requires detoxification and counseling round the clock. While outpatient treatments are available, as the first phase in recovery, inpatient care is suggested. Intensive and thorough rehabilitation sets patients on the road to a drug-free life.

    Dual-Diagnosis

    A dual diagnosis is when someone deals with both alcohol and mental or emotional disorder. Emotional trauma, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, depression can be part of dual diagnosis therapy. It must happen simultaneously to get care for these conditions to handle any of them effectively.

    Residential

    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.

    New Bedford, MA Sober-Living / Half-Way House

    A sober living home in Massachusetts is really like a halfway house, often referred to as an SLH. It is halfway between a rehab center for drugs or alcohol and living at home. Any specific rules and regulations must be followed by residents, such as attending required meetings and structured daily chores.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at SEMCOA - Monarch House.

    12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Contingency management/motivational incentives, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Discharge Planning, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Individual Therapy, Intervention, Life Skills, Nicotine Replacement Therapy, Nutrition Therapy, Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy

    12-Step Program Facilitation

    A 12-Step Program is a common method that is used to treat addiction. This format is used for both drug and alcohol treatment. It is extremely popular and successful for large numbers of people and the staff at SEMCOA - Monarch House are trained to assist in 12-step management.

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    Cognitive behavioral therapy, or CBT, focuses on the connection between how someone feels, acts, and thinks. It shows someone how to accept responsibility for their behaviors and actions, while also strengthening a person’s awareness of the circumstances they put themselves into. It can give people attending SEMCOA - Monarch House in New Bedford, MA the strength to realize they were self-destructing, allowing them to finally reach out and get the help they need.

    Individual Therapy

    Individual therapy involves one on one sessions between the patient and the therapist at SEMCOA - Monarch House. Individual therapy provides patients with a safe environment where they can openly discuss their problems with the therapist. The patients find the therapist as a person who they can trust. It helps them to open up and discuss personal and sensitive issues, which they may not be comfortable discussing in a group setting.

    Individual therapy aims to identify the core issues that would have led the patient to substance abuse and address the root cause effectively. The therapist can develop patient-specific customized solutions through individual therapy, which aids speedier recovery.

    Family Counseling + Therapy

    Recovery can be more effective if the entire family’s involved. Family therapy hosted by SEMCOA - Monarch House brings in the addict’s family to explore genetic factors. It gives loved ones the tools for dealing with addiction and its underlying mental issues. It is a recommended step in helping addicts adapt to sober living.

    Group Counseling

    Group therapy is an important tool in recovery at SEMCOA - Monarch House. Addiction tends to lead to isolation and feelings of uniqueness. Accountability and friendship that is found in group therapy can be more effective than any single other treatment approach.

    Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT)

    Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) uses low dose nicotine products to ween smokers away from cigarettes. The products get nicotine into the bloodstream without smoking reducing addiction to the physical habit. It also allows addicts to adjust to lower doses to reduce withdrawal symptoms.

    Trauma Therapy

    Trauma is one of the most common causes of psychological disorders. It’s often found in people with addiction diagnoses. Trauma therapy addresses this by examining the emotions and thoughts people have formed due to past traumas. Traumas are complex but trauma therapy can reduce their ability to contribute to addictive behaviors.

    Contingency Management / Motivational Incentives

    Contingency Management (CM), also known as motivational incentives or prize method, is a behavioral therapy type. It is based on the principle that their consequences influence the behaviors of an individual. So, it promotes the desired behavior by giving rewards while discouraging the unwanted behaviors by withholding the rewards or even by giving punishments. One of the expected desired behavior is the absence of drug in a toxicology screen, and the rewards vary from prize or vouchers, to experiences. CM is used for individuals who need therapy for more than 3 months, and it has the advantage of being implemented by family members.

    Patient Experience

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    Payment Options Accepted

    For specific insurance or payment methods please contact us.
  • Health Insurance
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
  • Additional Details

    Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
    Address Information
    252 County St
    New Bedford, Massachusetts 02740
    Phone Number
    508-992-0800
    Meta Details
    Updated February 22, 2021
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    Location

    252 County St
    New Bedford, Massachusetts 02740

    Center Type

    Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opiod Addiction, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse

    Ownership
    Non-Profit
    Language
    English, Portuguese
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