Spectrum Health Systems - Waltham
Drug Rehab Center in Waltham, Massachusetts
About This Waltham, MA Facility
Learn more about Spectrum Health Systems - Waltham from this summarized breakdown.
Opened in 1979, Spectrum Health Systems - Waltham, a Non-Profit treatment facility, has helped struggling addicts with sobriety, individualized care providing 3+ levels of care and 15 drug treatment options, in Waltham, MA. Treatment here is covered by most insurances, more payment details below. Additionally, clients can self-pay.
Many opioid and alcohol users in Waltham, MA see things as bleak. Fortunately, there are many rehab services available, such as Spectrum Health Systems - Waltham, to help you get on the path to recovery.
Conditions and Issues Treated
A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.
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
Rehab centers exist in Waltham, MA to help individuals bounce back from substance abuse, which is an umbrella term for drug and alcohol addiction. Drug addiction refers to the use of illegal drugs and improper use of prescription drugs. Centers like Spectrum Health Systems - Waltham provide individuals a chance to access individual and group therapy that can be monumental for recovery.
Substance abuse includes all problems that stem out from using various psychoactive substances. It is also a diagnostic term used by Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) to define the mental and physical impairment or distress caused by misuse and overuse of certain substances in a period of 12 months.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment
Opioid addiction involves addiction to legal or illegal opioids. It may happen very quickly with any opioid use. Sometimes within a matter of days. Opioid addiction is a known as a high-risk factor for future heroin addiction.
Opioid withdrawal can be extremely uncomfortable and lead the user to continue to use even if they want to quit. Stopping using an opioid requires careful medical observation. Sometimes the withdrawal can persist for many weeks, which can put the user at a high risk for relapse.
It is recommended to receive inpatient treatment and a medically supervised detox like those offered at Spectrum Health Systems - Waltham in Waltham, MA, MA, to manage the withdrawal process while learning lasting tools to maintain recovery. In some circumstances medications can be used to manage opioid addiction.
Dual-Diagnosis Treatment in Waltham, MA
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 Massachusetts residents. Best treatment combines medication, psychotherapy (talk therapy), support group, and inpatient rehabilitation. Sometimes, complementary therapies – yoga, massage, and acupuncture – may also be used.
Addiction, Anger Management, Chronic Illness, Domestic Abuse, Drug Addiction, Opioid Addiction, Peer Support, Substance Abuse, Trauma and PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)
Levels of Care Offered
Spectrum Health Systems - Waltham offers a variety of treatment.
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Detox, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.
Detoxification is a process that allows the patient to stop using opioids without experiencing severe withdrawal symptoms. This can be necessary for those who have been addicted for a long period of time or who are struggling with chronic pain.
During this process, addicts will receive medication and psychological support from doctors and other medical professionals until they can control their cravings.
Outpatient treatment can be considered the lowest intensity level of addiction treatment in Waltham, MA. It is ideal for early phase addiction or lower intensity addictions. Spectrum Health Systems - Waltham peer group support, 12-step programs, and individual counseling may still be involved.
After treatment, addiction treatment can be frightening for newly sober people. Aftercare support provided by Spectrum Health Systems - Waltham is designed to give resources and help on a continued basis. It can involve finding housing in and around Massachusetts, setting up 12-step meeting groups, continued medical monitoring, and counseling.
Spectrum Health Systems - Waltham‘s Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual.
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 + Treatment
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 therapy happens at Spectrum Health Systems - Waltham in a controlled group environment, as opposed to a one-on-one setting. It supports Waltham, MA 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.
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.
Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) sees a person suffering from substance addiction to have illogical reasoning, counterproductive actions, and does not see things clearly. Due to this, REBT deals with cognition, images, and behavior extensively to rectify the client’s bad habits. REBT pushes an individual to become more reasonable and choose a life without the repercussions of addictions.
Patients at Spectrum Health Systems - Waltham in Waltham, MA learn how to self-soothe by conducting rational self-counseling. REBT provides their patients with the skill sets necessary in handling problems all by themselves, without seeking professional help. The process calls for practice, reiteration, and bolstering the new way of thinking being introduced to the patient.
Contingency management is a way to help motivate someone to remain substance free. It is a process of rewarding positive choices and good outcomes. As humans we are wired to recreate experiences that lead to positive feelings. Through this method incentives are used for completing positive steps towards a sober life. This may be a reward for attending meetings, remaining sober or for employment goals.
12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare, Anger Management, Buprenorphine, Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (CBT), Community reinforcement plus vouchers, Contingency management/motivational incentives, Discharge Planning, Drug Rehab, DUI/DWI Evaluations + Screening + Assessment, Employment Counseling / Training, Experiential Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Hepatitis Education / Counseling / Support, HIV or AIDS education, Individual Therapy, Individualized Treatment, Life Skills, Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT), Methadone, Naloxone and overdose education, Naltrexon, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), Recreational Therapy, Relapse Prevention, Residential Long Term (>30 Days), Suboxone Therapy, Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy, Vivitrol
Learn what to expect with experiential treatments, setting, and amenities.
Experiential Therapy at Spectrum Health Systems - Waltham
Experiential therapy works on the principle that the perception of individuals determines their behavior. It is different from medication and talk therapy and suits those who have difficulty in expressing themselves and interact. Experiential therapy works by using tools and activities to recreate past experiences and encourages the release of suppressed thoughts that were responsible for the negative feelings and drug addiction.
Role-playing, arts and crafts, music, animal care, rock climbing, etc. are some of the activities used in this therapy. Gradually the individual will experience calmness and love and change their perception positively. Other than drug addiction, Experiential therapy is useful in various behavioral and eating disorders.
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Waltham, Massachusetts 02451 Phone Number(781) 290-4970 Meta DetailsUpdated February 21, 2023
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210 Bear Hill Road Suite 203 Ste 203
Waltham, Massachusetts 02451
Drug Addiction, Dual Diagnosis, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse
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Waltham, Massachusetts Addiction Information
Massachusetts has one of the highest rates of drug abuse in the country. More than half a million Massachusetts residents abuse alcohol while more than 1.5 million use illegal drugs each year. This drug and alcohol usage is the cause of over 8% of all deaths in the state. In 2017, Massachusetts ranked in the top 10 of the states with the highest opioid overdose rates.
Waltham, Massachusetts, has a population of 60,000 people. There were 26 deaths due to drug overdose in Waltham in 2017. This is a rate of 43.3 deaths per 100,000 people. Over 1,800 emergency room visits in Waltham related to drug abuse in 2014. This cost the community over 6 million dollars. Most drug rehab programs in Waltham, Massachusetts, offer various services such as individual and group therapy, medication management, and educational classes.
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