Addiction Treatment In Provincetown, MA
Between 2017 and 2018, more than 22 percent of Provincetown residents received treatment for heroin use. Sixty-four percent requested help for alcohol.
Addiction treatment is designed for your individual needs. The type of treatment you receive should respond to your substance use and treatment history, as well as your family, work, and health needs. Also, the earlier you start treatment, the greater your chances of achieving long-term recovery.
Alcohol And Drug Detox Programs
The first step in stopping drug or alcohol use is a detox program. Detox helps you get past the physical symptoms of withdrawal. Withdrawal symptoms can cause pain and discomfort, and can potentially be dangerous. Detox programs are medically supervised and can include medications that alleviate withdrawal symptoms.
Inpatient Addiction Treatment
Residential or inpatient addiction treatment often starts with 28-day programs where you’ll receive constant care and supervision. Inpatient treatment often provides evidence-based therapies like cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) or dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT). Inpatient treatment can also address co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders.
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Blending a healing environment with a 24-hour community promoting recovery, residential rehab programs are a good choice if you have serious substance use disorders and want to live in a sober environment and focus exclusively on your recovery.
If you’ve finished residential treatment, you can continue your recovery in an outpatient treatment program. During outpatient rehab, you live at home and travel daily or weekly for care.
Outpatient treatment programs combine evidence-based therapy and peer support groups with sober-living activities. Intensive outpatient programs meet for more than nine hours a week. You may also see very intense programs that meet every day referred to as partial hospitalization.
Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) combines FDA-approved medications like naltrexone and buprenorphine with counseling and peer support. It has been proven helpful in treating opioid, alcohol, and tobacco use disorders.
MAT treatment for opioid use disorders can last six months to a year or more. Some studies show that long-term MAT treatment for opioids produce long-lasting recovery.
Aftercare And Alumni Services
Substance use disorders are complex, lifelong conditions. Aftercare and alumni programs can play an important role in maintaining sobriety and a healthy, fulfilling lifestyle. Aftercare services can include individual or group counseling and peer support groups, including 12-step programs.
Length Of Addiction Treatment
There is no “one size fits all” approach to addiction treatment. The length of your treatment is determined by your individual substance use history, treatment history, and other factors, including family and personal needs.
Some treatment length examples include 30-day programs, 60- to 90-day programs, 120-day programs, and programs lasting up to a year or more.
How To Pay For Treatment
Drug and alcohol rehab centers in Massachusetts frequently accept the majority of private insurance plans and direct self-pay. You may find treatment centers that have sliding fee scales or scholarship programs and discounts. MassHealth also has detailed reimbursement policies and will provide funding for every phase of substance use disorder treatment.
Substance Abuse Trends In Provincetown And Barnstable County, Massachusetts
No one from Provincetown died of opioid overdoses in 2017 and 2018, according to the Massachusetts Department of Health.
Other facts from Barnstable County include:
- 444 Barnstable County residents died of opioid overdoses between 2010 and 2018.
- In 2018, 71 people died of opioid overdoses, four more than in 2017.
- Over four percent of people in Barnstable County received Schedule II opioids in the first quarter of 2019.
- More than 21,980 opioid prescriptions were given out during this time.
The Nearest Vertava Health Treatment Center: Swift River
Located four hours west of Provincetown in the Berkshire Mountains, Swift River’s residential rehab program features magnificent natural landscapes, including woods and a river. At Swift River, you’ll experience wilderness challenges and outdoor experiences that can guide self-discovery, healing, and growth.
To determine if Swift River is a good match for you a loved one, reach out to Vertava Health today.