Wheeler Clinic Alcohol and Drug Abuse Unit Plainville, CT

91 NW Drive, Plainville, Connecticut 06062

Summary

Basic information about this treatment center.
Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Indiviuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Languages

    English

    Religion / Spirituality
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Hearing-Impaired
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Hearing-Impaired

  • Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary cases commonly treated here.

    Gambling Disorder, Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse


    Substance Abuse + Addiction

    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 Wheeler Clinic Alcohol and Drug Abuse Unit in Plainville.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction

    Opioid addiction treatment facilities like Wheeler Clinic Alcohol and Drug Abuse Unit 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

    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.

    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.

    Intensive Outpatient (IOP)

    Wheeler Clinic Alcohol and Drug Abuse Unit 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 Wheeler Clinic Alcohol and Drug Abuse Unit in Plainville, 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.

    Inpatient Care

    Inpatient treatment for addiction is generally not as scary as it might sound. It is a way to find recovery while being in a supportive and controlled environment. The duration of treatment at Wheeler Clinic Alcohol and Drug Abuse Unit in Plainville can be different based on each individual. Many can leave after 28 days; some may stay a few months, and others may stay six months or longer.

    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 Wheeler Clinic Alcohol and Drug Abuse Unit helps to treat the addiction. This ensures that after treatment is complete, the patient will not fall back on old practices.

    Outpatient

    When remaining at their job in Plainville, or continuing their studies, the individual may live with their family while utilizing Wheeler Clinic Alcohol and Drug Abuse Unit‘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.

    Aftercare/continuing care, Anger management, Brief intervention, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Dialectical behavior therapy, Discharge Planning, Family counseling, Group counseling, Individual counseling, Marital/couples counseling, Motivational interviewing, Naloxone and overdose education, Outcome follow-up after discharge, Relapse prevention, Substance use counseling approach, Substance use education, Trauma-related counseling

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

    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.

    Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

    Dialectical behavioral therapy focuses on eliminating negative thoughts such as suicidal thoughts. It is useful in the treatment of patients with uncontrollable emotions. The term “dialectic” means the integration of opposites. In the substance abuse context, DBT refers to accepting the patient’s addiction.



    Patient Experience

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

    Payment Options Accepted

  • Health Insurance
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
  • Is your insurance accepted?
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    Additional Details

    Deaf / Hard of Hearing, Smoking permitted in designated area

    Last Updated September 30, 2020

    Address Information
    91 NW Drive
    Plainville, Connecticut 06062
    Phone Number
    860-793-3500
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