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Addiction Treatment In New Haven, CT

If you live in New Haven, you have access to short-term and long-term residential drug and alcohol rehab programs in the community. Also in New Haven, you’ll find regular and intensive outpatient programs.

Locate other types of treatment, including medication-assisted treatment (MAT) nearby in New Haven County. Other specialized programs and rehab services are available in other parts of Connecticut, Massachusetts, or across the East Coast.

Alcohol And Drug Detox Programs

Detox programs help you to cope with the physical and emotional symptoms of withdrawal. Withdrawal can come with flu-like symptoms, cravings, and depression.

Most detox programs last three to four days or up to a week. Detox should include medical supervision to help you to cope safely with withdrawal from alcohol and/or drugs.

Inpatient Addiction Treatment

You should seek residential or inpatient treatment if you need a 24-hour substance-free environment to begin your recovery. These programs incorporate evidence-based therapy, behavioral treatment, recreational activities that promote sober-living skills.

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Residential rehab programs specialize in treating specific substance use disorders, including opioid use disorders. They can also offer treatment designed for the needs of adolescents, older adults, and people diagnosed with dual mental health and substance use disorders.

Outpatient Treatment

The most intensive form of outpatient treatment is partial hospitalization programs (PHPs). Outpatient programs that meet more often than three days a week may be called intensive outpatient programs (IOP).

Outpatient treatment can be a good choice if you live in a sober environment and are able to continue working while you attend treatment.

Medication-Assisted Treatment

Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) is an evidence-based form of opioid or alcohol use disorder treatment that combines medications like buprenorphine or naltrexone with therapy and peer group support.

MAT programs can last up to six months or longer than six months in the case of opioid use disorders. MAT can also be incorporated into residential treatment.

Aftercare And Alumni Services

Substance use disorders don’t develop quickly. They involve long-term changes in your mind, body, and relationships.

Aftercare and alumni programs can help you to continue to heal. Receiving ongoing counseling or peer group support will continue to reinforce your recovery and health.

Length Of Addiction Treatment

Treatment programs for drug and/or alcohol use should respond to your individual treatment history and your overall health needs.

Within this framework, common program lengths include:

  • 30-day programs
  • 60-day programs
  • 90-day programs
  • 120-day programs

How To Pay For Treatment

If you’re eligible for Medicaid in Connecticut, the program will pay for substance use disorder treatment. The state of Connecticut also provides funding for substance use disorder treatment, including medication-assisted treatment (MAT).

Many rehab programs accept major private insurance plans, and also offer payment plans, financing, or discounts for direct payment.

Substance Use Trends In New Haven And New Haven County, Connecticut

Check out these facts:

  • Over 2,640 people received substance use disorder treatment from the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) in 2018.
  • DMHAS also provided dual diagnosis services for substance use and behavioral health disorders to 757 New Haven residents in 2018.
  • Between January and June 2018, 698 people were admitted to New Haven County emergency rooms for drug overdose treatment.

The Nearest Vertava Health Treatment Center: Swift River

Slightly over two hours due north of New Haven, Swift River’s classic New England farmhouse rehab is set amid 500 acres of wooded land in Massachusetts’ Berkshire Mountains. We offer individualized residential addiction treatment along with compassionate and holistic care.

Swift River’s campus supports year-round wellness activities, including adventure therapy and wilderness experiences. Our program offers a peaceful and supportive environment where you can heal, form lasting bonds, and learn your strengths.

To get started with admissions, contact Vertava Health today.