Wheeler Clinic - Asylum Avenue

Wheeler Clinic - Asylum Avenue

Drug Rehab Center in Hartford, Connecticut

About Facility

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Wheeler Clinic - Asylum Avenue is an Accredited Drug Treatment Facility in Hartford, Connecticut that offers Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opioid Addiction Treatments for those seeking sobriety. The levels of care offered, all with a focus on sobriety, are: Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Outpatient.

Addiction is a disease that affects a person's entire life, and can be treated. Wheeler Clinic - Asylum Avenue understands how hard it is to get sober, but are here to help. Their rehab center has a variety of treatment methods that with the goal to help addicts get clean and stay sober for good. Women and men are welcomed to seek treatment here. Treatment here is offered to all genders, and notably supports LGBTQ+.

Accreditations, licenses, and certifications are all important when selecting a center. JCAHO has Accredited this facility. Medicaid, Medicare, Private Health Insurance, Self-Payment are some of the ways clients can pay for treatment here. Please call our independent experts for insurance acceptance verification information.

Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • Accreditations
    Not Found in SAMHSA
    Not LegitScript Approved
    Not CARF Accredited
    JCAHO Listed
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Multiple Centers
  • Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opioid Addiction

    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.

    Alcoholism Treatment at Wheeler Clinic - Asylum Avenue

    Alcoholism treatment focuses on lessening the thirst for alcohol and working towards the patient’s abstinence. Some individuals in Hartford find it more challenging to reach their goal of sobriety due to a lack of social support. Counseling, coupled with medications, is the core of alcoholism treatment at Wheeler Clinic - Asylum Avenue.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

    Opioid addiction involves addiction to legal or illegal opioids. It may happen very quickly with any opioid use. Sometimes within a matter of days. Opioid addiction is a known as a high-risk factor for future heroin addiction.

    Opioid withdrawal can be extremely uncomfortable and lead the user to continue to use even if they want to quit. Stopping using an opioid requires careful medical observation. Sometimes the withdrawal can persist for many weeks, which can put the user at a high risk for relapse.

    It is recommended to receive inpatient treatment and a medically supervised detox like those offered at Wheeler Clinic - Asylum Avenue in Hartford, CT, CT, to manage the withdrawal process while learning lasting tools to maintain recovery. In some circumstances medications can be used to manage opioid addiction.

    Levels of Care Offered

    Wheeler Clinic - Asylum Avenue offers a variety of treatment.

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

    Dual-Diagnosis

    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.

    Outpatient Program

    Outpatient treatment can be considered the lowest intensity level of addiction treatment in Hartford, CT. It is ideal for early phase addiction or lower intensity addictions. Wheeler Clinic - Asylum Avenue peer group support, 12-step programs, and individual counseling may still be involved.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at Wheeler Clinic - Asylum Avenue.

    Couples Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Experiential Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Nicotine Replacement Therapy, Nutrition Therapy, Trauma Therapy

    Individual Therapy

    Individual therapy aims to identify the core issues that would have led the patient to substance abuse and address the root cause effectively. Patients find the therapist as a person who they can trust. It helps them to open up and discuss personal and sensitive issues, which they may not be comfortable discussing in a group.

    Couples Therapy

    Couples therapy is an approach wherein the patients and their partners are engaged together as a part of the treatment process. When a person becomes a victim of substance abuse, it affects the patient and the people around him, particularly his partner. Their relationship can become strained due to lack of communication, financial issues, loss of trust, lack of intimacy, and physical abuse in more severe cases.

    Couples therapy addresses these issues and tries to rebuild the trust between the partners. The partner’s involvement in the process will result in greater chances of treatment success and sustained recovery.

    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. It helps to repair relationships and improve communication between family members.

    Group Counseling

    Group therapy happens at Wheeler Clinic - Asylum Avenue in a controlled group environment, as opposed to a one-on-one setting. It supports Hartford, CT patients’ recovery by offering a sense of comfort and letting them know that they are not alone. Through shared conversations, patients also learn to develop faith and understanding and gain insight on their addictions.

    Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT)

    Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is a treatment that helps people to quit smoking. NRT reduces the withdrawal symptoms by giving nicotine in low doses. It is safe for most adults, teens and pregnant women should not undergo NRT. Research shows that the use of NRT doubles the chances of quitting smoking.

    Trauma Therapy

    Unresolved trauma is often a key reason why many patients resorted to substance abuse. Trauma therapy refers to treatment wherein specialist therapists help the patients to resolve the trauma that led the patients to substance abuse. The trauma could be physical abuse, sexual abuse, war, natural disasters, divorce, accident, loss of a loved one, etc. Thinking of these traumatic events causes emotional disturbances like anxiety, depression and results in addiction. If trauma is the primary cause of substance abuse, then both issues must be addressed. Otherwise, there is a risk of relapse. Trauma therapy also improves the cognitive functions and provides long term benefits.

    Patient Experience

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    Experiential Therapy at Wheeler Clinic - Asylum Avenue

    Experiential therapy works on the principle that the perception of individuals determines their behavior. It is different from medication and talk therapy and suits those who have difficulty in expressing themselves and interact. Experiential therapy works by using tools and activities to recreate past experiences and encourages the release of suppressed thoughts that were responsible for the negative feelings and drug addiction.

    Role-playing, arts and crafts, music, animal care, rock climbing, etc. are some of the activities used in this therapy. Gradually the individual will experience calmness and love and change their perception positively. Other than drug addiction, Experiential therapy is useful in various behavioral and eating disorders.

    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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    Address Information999 Asylum Avenue
    Hartford, Connecticut 6105 Phone Number(860) 523-9788 Meta DetailsUpdated January 13, 2022
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    Wheeler Clinic - Asylum Avenue Location and Directions
    Location

    999 Asylum Avenue
    Hartford, Connecticut 6105

    Center Type

    Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opioid Addiction

    Ownership

    Wheeler Clinic

    Language
    English
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