Drug Rehab Center in North Stonington, Connecticut
About This Connecticut Facility
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Stonington Institute has been providing quality addiction treatment since 1943 in Connecticut. Stonington Institute provides professional substance abuse and mental health services to people in need. Stonington Institute’s Connecticut location is Privately Owned and accepts most private health insurance. Additionally, clients can self-pay.
If you're struggling with drug and alcohol addiction in North Stonington, CT, it may seem hopeless. Luckily many rehab options are available to help you get on the road 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
Substance abuse typically leads to addiction, which requires specialized treatment programs at Stonington Institute to address. Many people benefit from inpatient drug rehabilitation, which includes inpatient acute care and residential rehabilitation. Other levels of care include intensive outpatient therapy, individual counseling, and support groups. Family therapy is also an essential part of treatment for substance abuse.
A combination of treatments is often needed to treat drug abuse issues effectively. In the case of drug abuse, there is no easy answer or one-size-fits-all cure.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment in North Stonington, CT
Opioid addiction treatment helps people addicted to opioids in Connecticut 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.
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.
Addiction, ADHD, Alcohol Abuse, Anxiety, Benzodiazapines, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Drug Addiction, Dual Diagnosis (Co-Occuring Disorders), Eating Disorders, Heroin Addiction, Medical Issues, Mental Health, Military, Mood Disorders, Opioid Addiction, Personality Disorders, Prenatal / Pregnancy / Postpartum, Self Esteem, Self-Harming / Suicidal Ideation, Sleep or Insomnia, Social Anxiety, Substance Abuse, Trauma and PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), Weight Loss
Levels of Care Offered at Stonington Institute
This Facility 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, Partial-Hospitalization, Residential, with additional therapies available as listed below.
Detox is the stage of recovery where the drugs or alcohol are entirely removed from your body. There are two different ways to detox, with medications and without. For many drugs and alcohol, the acute phase of detox can be completed in a number of days.
Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)
A partial hospitalization program (PHP) is a short-term form of intensive rehab, usually for those with acute symptoms that are hard to manage but don’t require 24-hour care. PHPs have structured programming (i.e. individual and/or group therapy), and usually meet 3-5 days a week for around 6 hours (i.e. 9am-3m). Some PHPs are residential (patients sleep on site) and some are not, so patients sleep at home. PHPs can last from 1-6 months, and some offer transportation and meals.
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.
After treatment, addiction treatment can be frightening for newly sober people. Aftercare support provided by Stonington Institute is designed to give resources and help on a continued basis. It can involve finding housing in and around Connecticut, setting up 12-step meeting groups, continued medical monitoring, and counseling.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual at Stonington Institute.
Couples Therapy at Stonington Institute
Couples therapy aims to rebuild the trust between the partners. Partner’s involvement in the process will result in greater chances of treatment success. Couples therapy addresses financial issues, loss of trust, lack of intimacy, and physical abuse.
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. The impact of substance abuse is not just on the patient but on the entire family. Family therapy ensures that the patient gets adequate support from the family members after the treatment making the recovery process sustainable
- Family therapy guides all the members of the family to help the patient.
- It helps to repair relationships and improve communication between family members.
- It helps to keep the patient engaged and motivated throughout the treatment.
Group therapy is an important tool in recovery. Finding a peer group in North Stonington, CT and others who relate to your situation is a fundamental tool for recovery at Stonington Institute. Addiction tends to lead to isolation and feelings of uniqueness. The accountability and friendship that is found in group therapy can be more effective than any single other treatment approach. This is generally introduced early in recovery and is recommended as a lifetime treatment habit.
Trauma therapy is a way of addressing trauma while in a safe situation in order to heal. This may involve Stonington Institute managing individual or group counseling or both. Other forms of therapy have been proven to assist in healing past traumas.
Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT) is a variation of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) that helps people understand how maladaptive, negative, and habitual thoughts and feelings lead to bad life choices. REBT is based on the idea that people operate under many irrational but habitual patterns of thought that fuel harmful practices.
The first three steps depend on the patient, so they are more specific and situational. The succeeding four steps center on practical issues brought on by substance abuse. Steps 8 and 9 deal with the social and emotional repercussions of addiction, encouraging patients to make amends to people they have wronged. These are followed by two steps revolving around the further exploration and reinforcement of Steps 1 to 9.
The last step requires an individual to extend a helping hand to people who are still in the early stages of their recovery.
12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (CBT), Community reinforcement plus vouchers, Couples Therapy, Detox, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Discharge Planning, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Employment Counseling / Training, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Intensive Outpatient (IOP), Intervention, Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT), Naloxone and overdose education, Partial-Hospitalization (PHP), Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), Residential Long Term (>30 Days), Residential Short Term (<30 Days), Suboxone Therapy, Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy, Vivitrol
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75 Swantown Hill Road
North Stonington, Connecticut 6359
Alcoholism, Drug Addiction, Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse
North Stonington, Connecticut Addiction Information
Connecticut has a higher rate of substance abuse and addiction than the national average. The state ranks in the top 10 in the country for illicit drug dependence among those ages 18 to 25. In 2010, there were 9,211 people admitted to an alcohol treatment facility for alcohol abuse combined with a secondary drug. Connecticut ranked fifth in the United States of America for the number of fatalities involving drunk driving in 2014.
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