Steppingstone Womens Program
Drug Rehab Center in New Bedford, Massachusetts
Basic information about this treatment center.
Steppingstone Womens Program is a Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatment located in New Bedford, Massachusetts.
License + Accreditation
Conditions and Issues Treated
A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.
Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse
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 New Bedford, MA, 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 Steppingstone Womens Program are here to help.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment
Opioid addiction treatment helps people addicted to opioids in Massachusetts curb their drug use. The selection of a treatment setting depends on the severity of the addiction. Mild cases are usually treated in outpatient facilities; severe cases need hospitalization or treatment in a residential facility. Doctors use medicines along with counseling and behavioral therapies to treat the addiction. The treatment includes medication, counseling and therapy. It can also include group counseling, individual counseling and family counseling.
Levels of Care Offered
Steppingstone Womens Program offers a variety of treatment.
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Long Term (>30 Days), Residential, with additional therapies available as listed below.
Aftercare comprises services that help recovering addicts readjust to normal day-to-day Massachusetts activities. It can last a year or even longer. Services include individual and family counseling, medications to reduce cravings, and treatment of psychiatric and other medical conditions. Aftercare support begins once you have completed earlier stages of treatment.
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.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual at Steppingstone Womens Program.
12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), 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, 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 Steppingstone Womens Program in New Bedford, MA 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 New Bedford, MA, 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 Steppingstone Womens Program.
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.
Attending group therapy at Steppingstone Womens Program in New Bedford, MA 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 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 Steppingstone Womens Program in New Bedford, MA move forward with their recovery and begin to take a better hold of their sober future.