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UCFS Healthcare

UCFS Healthcare

Drug Rehab Center in Jewett City, Connecticut

  • Substance Abuse
  • Opioid Addiction
  • Drug Addiction

United Community and Family Services Healthcare is a non-profit providing affordable medical, behavioral health, and substance abuse treatment services to underserved communities in Connecticut for over 130 years.

About This Jewett City, CT Facility

United Community and Family Services (UCFS) Healthcare in Jewett City, CT, is a non-profit Community Health Center focusing on affordable healthcare services. Serving the insured, underinsured, and uninsured, this center has been a staple in the community for over 130 years, offering a wide range of medical and behavioral health services.

UCFS Healthcare's mission is to eliminate health disparities and improve community well-being. Recognized as a Federally Qualified Health Center and licensed by the state department of health, they have received NCQA Recognition for quality services and a $20,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut.

  • Offers comprehensive outpatient behavioral health services including therapy and medication management.
  • Specializes in treating substance use and co-occurring mental health disorders with various treatment options.
  • Provides telemedicine/telehealth therapy for convenient access to services.
  • Dedicated programs for adolescents, veterans, and clients with HIV or AIDS.

UCFS Healthcare treats substance use and co-occurring mental health disorders, serving diverse demographics such as adolescents, veterans, and individuals with HIV or AIDS.

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

    Substance abuse refers to the intensive and inappropriate use of psychoactive substances. Psychoactive substances are those that affect brain function. These include illegal drugs, alcohol, and even the excessive use of prescription drugs. The overuse of psychoactive substances leads to severe physical or psychological dependence. It also affects the social life and relationships of the affected individual. Substance abuse is treatable.

    The duration of treatment at UCFS Healthcare in Jewett City can require weeks or even months depending on the severity of the condition as there is a risk of relapse. Treatment options include medications, counseling sessions, various types of behavioral therapy, and group therapy in different combinations.

    Addiction to prescription opioid painkillers like oxycodone and hydrocodone, and illicit opioids such as heroin, leads to potentially life-threatening withdrawal symptoms when discontinued. Opioid addiction treatment typically involves an inpatient stay at facilities like UCFS Healthcare to make sure they get through withdrawal safely. Treatment also includes comprehensive mental health counseling.

    Levels of Care Offered

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    To assist with alcohol or opioid abuse, or a co-occurring condition, UCFS Healthcare offers an outpatient treatment program. For their rehabilitation and other services, the Connecticut patient will go to the treatment center, yet return home every night. After most of the program is completed, the level of mandatory participation reduces.

    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 Jewett City, job therapy, or educational assistance may be included in this service, managed by UCFS Healthcare. This is when a preventive strategy for relapse starts to take shape.

    UCFS Healthcare‘s Therapies & Programs

    Recovering from addiction involves recovering relationships as well. One of the most common areas of stress and damage during addiction is in intimate relationships. Couples therapy at UCFS Healthcare can rebuild trust and joy that may have been damaged. Addiction involves everyone in the family, not only the addict.

    Family roles can change in damaging ways that may require professional help to rebalance. Successful intimate relationships can decrease the chances for relapse by ensuring a healthy environment after rehab in Jewett City, CT.

    Addiction and alcoholism affect the entire family. For this reason, family therapy is vital to a person’s recovery from addiction. In contrast to couples counseling, family therapy at UCFS Healthcare may include siblings, children, parents, and other significant people in the recovering person’s life. Family support is one of the most important pillars of recovery.

    In group therapy, the patient undergoes sessions with other patients at UCFS Healthcare who are dealing with similar problems. The members of the group interact with each other and talk freely about their issues at scheduled sessions. Group therapy reduces the feeling of loneliness and improves the coping skills of the patients. You are not alone in Jewett City, Connecticut.

    Many people turn to drugs and alcohol as a way of processing trauma that has affected them in the past. Trauma can include abuse, neglect, the loss of a loved one and other unpleasant incidents. Trauma therapy at UCFS Healthcare helps patients process trauma. It gives them the tools to deal with it in a healthier manner.

    Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) is a type of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy that focuses on eliminating specific negative thoughts such as suicidal thoughts that can potentially lead to an individual inflicting self-harm. It is useful in the treatment of patients exhibiting uncontrollable emotions, intense mood swings, and borderline personality disorders.

    The term “Dialectic” means the integration of opposites. In the substance abuse context, DBT refers to accepting the patient’s addiction and working to change their thoughts and behavior. It improves life skills such as controlling the intense emotions without reacting impulsively, resolving the interpersonal conflicts effectively, and promoting awareness about self and others.

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) examines the relationship between a patient’s thoughts, feelings and behaviors. UCFS Healthcare aims to establish a healthy response to thoughts and feelings as an alternative to turning to drugs and alcohol. It also promotes healthy communication between addicts and those around them. It is and effective therapy for people suffering with all types of addictions.

    Contingency Management (CM), also called motivational incentives, is a type of pure behavioral therapy. It’s based on the idea that behavior is shaped, motivated, or controlled by its outcomes. CM is a clinical application at UCFS Healthcare of operant conditioning, which helps clients eliminate unwanted behaviors by the use of positive and negative reinforcement.

    Payment Options Accepted

    For specific insurance or payment methods please contact us.
  • 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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    UCFS Healthcare Location and Directions
    Address Information70 Main Street
    Jewett City, Connecticut 6351 Phone Number(860) 376-7040 Meta DetailsUpdated June 11, 2024
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    UCFS Healthcare Location and Directions
    Location

    70 Main Street
    Jewett City, CT 6351
    (860) 376-7040

    Ownership
    Non-Profit
    Language
    Chinese (Any), English, Spanish
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    Jewett City, 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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