VA Connecticut Healthcare System - Newington Campus

VA Connecticut Healthcare System - Newington Campus

Drug Rehab Center in Newington, Connecticut

Facility Summary

Basic information about this treatment center.

A Newington, CT drug & alcohol rehab since 1636, VA Connecticut Healthcare System - Newington Campus treats addiction and underlying causes to help patients recover and live a clean and healthy life. Currently offering 4 individualized treatment options, this VA Funded treatment center will help you or a loved one achieve sobriety. This VA Funded location offers treatment that is typically not covered by insurance, alternative payment arrangements are available.

Comprehensive substance abuse and addiction treatment programs in Newington, CT help you or a loved one return to a healthy, productive life.

Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Veterans
  • License + Accreditation

    Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    Gambling Disorder, Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse

    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.

    Substance Abuse + Addiction Treatment

    Substance abuse refers to the intensive and inappropriate use of psychoactive substances. These include illegal drugs, alcohol, and even the excessive use of prescription drugs. Overuse of these substances leads to severe physical or psychological dependence.

    Substance abuse is treatable and the duration of treatment and most successful sobriety can require weeks or months of professional care at VA Connecticut Healthcare System - Newington Campus in Newington.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

    Opioid addiction treatment facilities like VA Connecticut Healthcare System - Newington Campus support people struggling with opioid dependency, which covers illegal and prescription opioids. People often abuse prescription opioids to get high instead of adhering to a medical provider’s directions. Addiction forces people to crave for opioids impulsively without factoring in the dangers these drugs bring to them.

    Most opioid addiction treatment plans include detoxification and subsequent medications to ease the process. However, that’s only the beginning. Behavioral therapies and counseling are also necessary to resolve the root cause of addiction. This overall approach decreases the likelihood of falling off the wagon. In some instances, therapies can be done at home.

    Levels of Care Offered

    VA Connecticut Healthcare System - Newington Campus offers a variety of treatment.

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

    Intensive Outpatient (IOP)

    VA Connecticut Healthcare System - Newington Campus offers an Intensive Outpatient Program is for those who need intensive care but prefer to spend the majority of their time in the comfort of their own home. The rehabilitation services differ in length and intensity. They are customized to meet the needs of the patient.

    Aftercare Support

    Help with aftercare applies to the follow-up care provided after the initial recovery program offered by VA Connecticut Healthcare System - Newington Campus in Newington, CT. The level of support for aftercare plays a vital role in avoiding relapse and in maintaining sobriety. Aftercare support is tailored according to the patient’s needs.

    Dual-Diagnosis

    An underlying cause often brings about addiction. Mental disorders can lie at the center, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or anxiety disorder. As well as the cause of the addiction, a dual diagnosis by VA Connecticut Healthcare System - Newington Campus helps to treat the addiction. This ensures that after treatment is complete, the patient will not fall back on old practices.

    Outpatient Program

    When remaining at their job in Newington, or continuing their studies, the individual may live with their family while utilizing VA Connecticut Healthcare System - Newington Campus‘s outpatient services. Treatment requires counseling the patient at the individual level, in a group setting, about substance addiction, drugs, and therapy sessions.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at VA Connecticut Healthcare System - Newington Campus.

    12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Couples 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, Naloxone and overdose education, Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy, Vocational Training or Educational Support

    12-Step Program Facilitation

    12 Step Program Facilitation (icon)

    Alcoholics Anonymous is the original 12-Step program that established the model that other 12-Step programs, like Narcotics Anonymous, follow. 12-Step programs are support groups that are led and run by members of each group. These groups use the “Big Book,” which contains the 12-Step philosophy of recovery and ongoing abstinence from drugs or alcohol.

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is suitable for patients recovering from an addiction of any kind. This therapy modality strengthens a person’s ability to stay on top of their emotional state. CBT is also suitable for managing co-occurring disorders like depression and bipolar illness. It helps people in Connecticut communicate and express their emotions well.

    Couples Therapy

    Couples therapy reduces the dysfunctional behavior in a relationship that may cause addiction. It can help one or both members of the couple. It targets addiction and it can make for a healthier relationship.

    Family Counseling + Therapy

    Patients who receive generous support from their loved ones have better chances of completing their recovery. Genetics play a role when it comes to addiction, so it’s better to approach the problem as a unit. Family members can help an individual avoid addiction triggers and guide him or her in making lifestyle changes.

    Group Counseling

    Group therapy is a type of counseling at VA Connecticut Healthcare System - Newington Campus in Newington, CT that occurs between a bunch of strangers. The goal of group therapy sessions is to foster hope and a sense of belonging. It also helps to have people who can relate to what you’re going through. Good behaviors can also be contagious.

    Trauma Therapy

    As a means of managing pain that has plagued them in the past, many individuals turn to drugs and alcohol. Assault, negligence, the loss of a loved one, and other unfortunate events may involve trauma. This treatment, offered and administrated by VA Connecticut Healthcare System - Newington Campus in Newington, CT provides individuals the resources to cope with past traumas healthily.

    Patient Experience

    Learn what to expect in regards to setting, amenities, and more.

    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
  • Additional Details

    Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
    Address Information
    555 Willard Avenue Suite 116-A
    Newington, Connecticut 6111
    Phone Number
    860-667-6747
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    Updated March 25, 2021
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    Location
    VA Connecticut Healthcare System - Newington Campus Location and Directions

    555 Willard Avenue Suite 116-A
    Newington, Connecticut 6111

    Center Type

    Gambling Disorder, Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse

    Ownership
    VA Funded
    Language
    English
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