Southwest Connecticut Mental Health System - Bridgeport

Southwest Connecticut Mental Health System - Bridgeport

Drug Rehab Center in Bridgeport, Connecticut

About Facility

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Southwest Connecticut Mental Health System - Bridgeport is a Drug Treatment Center in Bridgeport, Connecticut, specializing in Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health, and Substance Misuse. A few of the levels of care offered here are Dual-Diagnosis, Outpatient.

Southwest Connecticut Mental Health System - Bridgeport offers customized treatment plans that address each person’s unique needs so they can overcome their addictions once and for all. With personalized care from experienced professionals, you have nothing to lose but everything to gain when it comes to living a healthy life without drugs or alcohol. Southwest Connecticut Mental Health System - Bridgeport offers inclusive and accepting mental health and substance abuse recovery programs for members of the LGBTQ+ community.

Medicaid, Medicare are some of the ways clients can pay for treatment here. If you have health insurance, we are not sure this facility will be covered by your policy, contact our admissions experts with any questions about where your insurance will cover treatment.

Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • Accreditations
    Not Found in SAMHSA
    Not LegitScript Approved
    Not CARF Accredited
    JCAHO # Not Found
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing-Impaired
  • Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health

    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.

    Levels of Care Offered

    Southwest Connecticut Mental Health System - Bridgeport offers a variety of treatment.

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Dual-Diagnosis, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Dual-Diagnosis

    People with dual diagnosis have coexisting addiction and a mental disorder. 9.2 million US adults had a co-occurring disorder in 2018, so not just limited to Connecticut residents. Best treatment combines medication, psychotherapy (talk therapy), support group, and inpatient rehabilitation. Sometimes, complementary therapies – yoga, massage, and acupuncture – may also be used.

    Outpatient Program

    Outpatient treatment can be considered the lowest intensity level of addiction treatment in Bridgeport, CT. It is ideal for early phase addiction or lower intensity addictions. Southwest Connecticut Mental Health System - Bridgeport peer group support, 12-step programs, and individual counseling may still be involved.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at Southwest Connecticut Mental Health System - Bridgeport.

    Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Eating Disorder Treatment, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Trauma Therapy

    Individual Therapy

    Individual therapy aims to identify the core issues that would have led the patient to substance abuse and address the root cause effectively. 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.

    Family Counseling + Therapy

    Family therapy is a set of therapeutic approaches that assumes that the entire family is a system. It utilizes the strengths and resources of the family to help the patient refrain from resorting to substance abuse. It helps to repair relationships and improve communication between family members.

    Group Counseling

    Group therapy happens at Southwest Connecticut Mental Health System - Bridgeport in a controlled group environment, as opposed to a one-on-one setting. It supports Bridgeport, CT patients’ recovery by offering a sense of comfort and letting them know that they are not alone. Through shared conversations, patients also learn to develop faith and understanding and gain insight on their addictions.

    Trauma Therapy

    Unresolved trauma is often a key reason why many patients resorted to substance abuse. Trauma therapy refers to treatment wherein specialist therapists help the patients to resolve the trauma that led the patients to substance abuse. The trauma could be physical abuse, sexual abuse, war, natural disasters, divorce, accident, loss of a loved one, etc. Thinking of these traumatic events causes emotional disturbances like anxiety, depression and results in addiction. If trauma is the primary cause of substance abuse, then both issues must be addressed. Otherwise, there is a risk of relapse. Trauma therapy also improves the cognitive functions and provides long term benefits.

    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 Information97 Middle street
    Bridgeport, Connecticut 6604 Phone Number(203) 579-7300 Meta DetailsUpdated January 12, 2022
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    Southwest Connecticut Mental Health System - Bridgeport Location and Directions
    Location

    97 Middle street
    Bridgeport, Connecticut 6604

    Center Type

    Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health

    Ownership

    Language
    English
    Quick Reference
    Helpful reference information for Southwest Connecticut Mental Health System - Bridgeport, a drug treatment center in Connecticut located at: 97 Middle street, Bridgeport, CT, 06604, including phone numbers, official website, and more. Listed briefly is an overview of Levels of Care, Therapies Offered, Issues Treated, and accepted forms of Payment Methods.

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