Spectrum Health Systems - Outpatient Pittsfield, MA

42 Summer St, Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01201

Summary

Basic information about this treatment center.

Spectrum Health Systems - Outpatient is an accredited Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatment located in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.

License + Accreditation

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Treatment For

A detailed list of the primary cases commonly treated here.

Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Gambling Disorder, Internet Use Disorder, Opiod Addiction, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse


Substance Abuse + Addiction

Using both legal medications and illegal substances in order to maintain an addiction is substance abuse. Illegal substances can become addictive after a single use. If you are obtaining legal medications illegally, you may be suffering from substance abuse. Fortunately facilities like Spectrum Health Systems - Outpatient in Pittsfield, MA are here to help.

Alcoholism

Going through alcoholism treatment is a unique process. Alcohol literally changes the way the brain thinks over time. It teaches the brain that in order to survive, the brain requires alcohol. When you opt to stop drinking, your body will revolt. Being in an alcoholism treatment center like Spectrum Health Systems - Outpatient in Pittsfield, MA helps you slowly wean down the amount of alcohol you consume and retrain your brain to function on its own.

Opioid + Opiate Addiction

Opioid addiction treatment facilities in Massachusetts, like Spectrum Health Systems - Outpatient cover both illegal and prescription opioids abuse. Most plans include detoxification and subsequent medications to ease the process. Behavioral therapies and counseling are also necessary to resolve the root cause of addiction.


Levels of Care Offered

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

Drug & Alcohol Detoxification

Drug and alcohol addiction often takes a heavy toll on one’s body. Over time, a physical dependence can develop, meaning the body physiologically needs the substance to function. Detox is the process of removing drugs and/or alcohol from the body, a process that can be lethal if mismanaged. Medical detox is done by licensed medical professionals who monitor vital signs and keep you safe, healthy, and as comfortable as possible as you go through detox and withdrawal.

Aftercare Support

Treatment for substance abuse does not cease after an individual successfully completes a detox or rehabilitation program. A vital follow-up treatment service is aftercare support provided to individuals at Spectrum Health Systems - Outpatient in Massachusetts after they attain initial sobriety. Aftercare support often takes the following forms: 12-Step Programs, Outpatient Treatment Programs, and Support Groups. The most effective aftercare programs are tailored to meet an individual’s specific needs and circumstances.

Dual-Diagnosis

When someone in Massachusetts struggles with both addiction and mental or emotional illness, this is considered a dual diagnosis. Dual diagnosis treatment can include emotional trauma, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, depression. Getting treatment for these issues must occur at the same time to treat either of them effectively.

Intervention

Intervention services are designed to help loved ones of an individual suffering from alcohol or drug addiction. They aim to help the individual realize that their behavior is causing damage, and external help is crucial to handle their problem efficiently.

Outpatient

An Outpatient Rehab Program is a part-time drug rehab program for treating individuals in Pittsfield, MA with mild addiction or mild-to-moderate drug withdrawal symptoms. It generally requires about 10 to 12 hours every week. Doctors can administer on-the-spot medication to ease withdrawal symptoms such as anxiety, increased heart rate, and even depression. Groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) can be used as a part of outpatient treatment to help maintain sobriety.


Therapies & Programs

The methods used to care for each individual.

Aftercare/continuing care, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Dialectical behavior therapy, Discharge Planning, Employment counseling or training, Family counseling, Family Therapy, Group counseling, Group Therapy, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Individual counseling, Marital/couples counseling, Naloxone and overdose education, Outcome follow-up after discharge, Substance use education, Trauma Therapy, Trauma-related counseling, Vocational training or educational support (for example, high school coursework, GED preparation, etc.)??

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a type of psychotherapy that focuses on the underlying thoughts and behaviors that caused the problem of addiction in the first place and may cause a relapse. Negative feelings are common in substance abuse disorders, and if not recognized, they can cause co-occurring disorders.

CBT involves strategies that help to change the thinking and behavioral pattern by cognitive restructuring. In simple terms, it helps to remove negative thoughts and provides long-term benefits. Also, CBT promotes self-awareness, self-control, and healthy ways to respond to negative thoughts. It can be administered as a mono-therapy as well as a part of combination therapy.

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) helps those who attend Spectrum Health Systems - Outpatient understand how their feelings, beliefs, and thoughts affect their behaviors. DBT is particularly useful for people with self-harming behaviors, as well as those with substance abuse disorders. DBT teaches people how to tolerate distress, regulate their emotions, and how to become mindful.



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
    42 Summer St
    Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01201
    Phone Number
    413-442-0402
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