Southwest Connecticut MH Systems Co Occurring Treatment Unit

Drug Rehab Center in Bridgeport, Connecticut

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Southwest Connecticut MH Systems Co Occurring Treatment Unit is a Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse and Drug Addiction Treatment Facility in Bridgeport, CT. Professionally treating a plethora of drug and addiction related issues by utilizing multiple levels of personalized care. Southwest Connecticut MH Systems Co Occurring Treatment Unit’s Connecticut location accepts most private health insurance.

It can seem like an uphill struggle to battle addiction in Bridgeport, CT. Luckily there are many rehab options, such as Southwest Connecticut MH Systems Co Occurring Treatment Unit, to help you heal.

Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
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  • Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    Opiod 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

    Using both legal medications and illegal substances in order to maintain an addiction is substance abuse. If you are taking more of your prescription, or earlier than the prescribed time interval between doses than is directed you may be abusing that medication. If you are obtaining legal medications illegally in or near Bridgeport, CT, you may be suffering from substance abuse.

    Illegal substances can become addictive after a single use and lead rapidly to substance abuse. The professionals at Southwest Connecticut MH Systems Co Occurring Treatment Unit are here to help.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

    Opioids are a set of drugs prescribed for pain relief. Health care providers prescribe opioids for relief of severe pain after major surgeries and in conditions like cancer. Oxycodone, fentanyl, oxymorphone, hydrocodone, codeine, and morphine are some of the commonly prescribed opioids. They also include illegal drugs of abuse like heroin. Opioid addiction refers to the compulsive seeking of opioids, even when they are not required medically.

    Opioid addiction treatment involves medication-assisted therapy (MAT) in which medicines, counseling, and behavioral therapies are all employed. Opioid addiction treatment is a comprehensive approach at Southwest Connecticut MH Systems Co Occurring Treatment Unit in Bridgeport, CT that boosts the treatment success rate and provides sustained recovery.

    Levels of Care Offered

    Southwest Connecticut MH Systems Co Occurring Treatment Unit 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, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Aftercare Support

    Treatment is just a first step in sustaining sobriety. After rehabilitation, counseling for aftercare helps the person adapt to a life without drugs. A sober living facility in Bridgeport, job therapy, or educational assistance may be included in this service, managed by Southwest Connecticut MH Systems Co Occurring Treatment Unit. This is when a preventive strategy for relapse starts to take shape.

    Dual-Diagnosis

    Mental illness includes conditions such as anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder. It can also happen that mental illness causes drug addiction and vice versa. Southwest Connecticut MH Systems Co Occurring Treatment Unit in Connecticut knows it is vital to diagnose dual diagnosis or co-occurring disorder.

    Outpatient Program

    Outpatient programs are the standard for addiction treatment. About 9 in 10 U.S. adolescents entering addiction treatment enroll in these programs, so you’re not alone in Connecticut. Treatment is delivered in different settings – offices, clinics, and primary care clinics.

    Facilities like Southwest Connecticut MH Systems Co Occurring Treatment Unit offer a variety of services, such as individual and group counseling and family therapy. During the sessions, you work with a team of experts that include: General physicians, Psychiatrists, Social Workers, and Psychologists. The main goals of outpatient recovery programs are to help addicted individuals reduce drug use and addictive behaviors, eventually becoming entirely sober.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at Southwest Connecticut MH Systems Co Occurring Treatment Unit.

    12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Contingency management/motivational incentives, Couples Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Discharge Planning, Employment Counseling or Training, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Intervention, Matrix Model, Naloxone and overdose education, Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy, Vocational Training or Educational Support

    12-Step Program Facilitation

    Entering a 12-step program allows people to accept that they struggle with an addiction on their own terms. It breaks down the process into 12-steps that recovering patients can advance as they feel strong enough to do so. This is common in programs like NA and AA, and gives the patient at Southwest Connecticut MH Systems Co Occurring Treatment Unit in Bridgeport, Connecticut the ability to self-help and move forward towards sobriety without feeling rushed.

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    The relationship between the thoughts, feelings, and actions of a patient is explored by Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). As an alternative to turning to drugs and alcohol in Bridgeport, Connecticut, it helps to create a balanced response to thoughts and feelings. Effective communication between users and those around them is also encouraged. It is an efficient treatment for individuals suffering from all sorts of addictions, professionally provided by Southwest Connecticut MH Systems Co Occurring Treatment Unit.

    Couples Therapy

    One of the most common areas of stress and damage during addiction is in intimate relationships. Addiction involves everyone in a family, not only the addict. Couples therapy can rebuild trust and joy that may have been damaged.

    Family Counseling + Therapy

    When the whole family is involved, healing can be far more successful. Family counseling involves genetic factors to the family of the addict. This offers the means to cope with addiction and its underlying emotional disorders for loved ones. It is a helpful method for addicts in helping to adjust to sober living.

    Group Counseling

    Attending group therapy at Southwest Connecticut MH Systems Co Occurring Treatment Unit in Bridgeport, Connecticut allows those seeking sobriety to realize they are not alone in their battles. This is when a group of people all in different phases of recovery get together and speak about their battles. They talk about their triggers, their successes, their failures, and the things they can do to get on and stay on a sober path. These sessions also teach life skills, communication, healthy habits, and can include alternative types of therapy.

    Trauma Therapy

    Trauma therapy allows people who struggled with a past trauma to face the situation and learn to overcome the situation. Many people who went through trauma early on, struggle with addiction later in life. By addressing the trauma and moving past the issues, it can help someone attending treatment at Southwest Connecticut MH Systems Co Occurring Treatment Unit in Bridgeport, CT move forward with their recovery and begin to take a better hold of their sober future.

    Contingency Management / Motivational Incentives

    Contingency management is a way to help motivate someone to remain substance free. It is a process Southwest Connecticut MH Systems Co Occurring Treatment Unit uses which involves rewarding positive choices and good outcomes. As humans we are wired to recreate experiences that lead to positive feelings.

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    Payment Options Accepted

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

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    Address Information1635 Central Avenue 5th Floor
    Bridgeport, Connecticut 6610 Phone Number203-551-7428 Meta DetailsUpdated July 28, 2021
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    Southwest Connecticut MH Systems Co Occurring Treatment Unit Location and Directions
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    1635 Central Avenue 5th Floor
    Bridgeport, Connecticut 6610

    Center Type

    Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse

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