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Addiction Treatment In Somerville

When seeking addiction treatment, understand that treatment is a highly personal thing. Specialized programs, like gender or age-specific programs or unique therapy options, help cater to your needs for better chances of a positive outcome.

Also, addiction treatment needs to address the underlying mental, medical, and psychological conditions that contribute to your struggle with drugs or alcohol.

Alcohol And Drug Detox Programs In Somerville

In Somerville and the rest of Massachusetts, detox programs are known as Acute Treatment Services, or ATS. These programs are the first step in recovery and provide supervision and support as you go through the withdrawal process.

Since withdrawal causes painful and potentially dangerous side effects, some medications may be administered under close supervision.

Inpatient Addiction Treatment In Somerville

After detox, you’re likely to transition into a residential or inpatient treatment program. These programs provide round-the-clock supervision throughout the duration of treatment.

Long-term residential treatment lasting over 30 days is considered the most effective and may include therapeutic communities, social model homes, recovery homes, or youth specific treatment programs. Short-term programs, like Transitional Support Services, last less than 30 days.

Outpatient Programs In Somerville

Somerville outpatient treatment centers use counseling and behavioral therapy to address the change necessary for recovery. These programs can be a step-down service after inpatient treatment, but if you have a strong home support system, outpatient care may be sufficient.

Medication-Assisted Treatment In Somerville

Delivered under close medical supervision, FDA-approved medications like Suboxone and methadone work alongside behavioral therapy to treat opioid or alcohol use disorders. In Somerville, be prepared to visit a medication-assisted treatment clinic for a daily dose of medication. Therapy sessions will be scheduled and coordinated along with the daily dose.

Aftercare & Alumni Services In Somerville

When a rehab program is complete, ongoing support is essential. Addiction treatment centers that offer aftercare and alumni services help you maintain the healthy habits and thought processes you learned in treatment. These services may include support groups between peers, outpatient counseling, recovery coaching, and other community resources.

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Length Of Addiction Treatment In Somerville

Current research shows the longer you stay in treatment, the more effective your rehab will be. A minimum of 90 days is best for successful treatment, but each person is different. Common treatment lengths in Somerville include:

  • 30-days
  • 90-days
  • 120-days
  • Up to one year or longer

How To Pay For Treatment In Somerville

Many addiction treatment centers accept private insurance, which helps cover the cost of therapy and treatment. Under current health insurance legislation, addiction treatment is generally covered under behavioral health. Some local insurance providers in Somerville include:

  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • CeltiCare Healthplan of Massachusetts, Inc.
  • Tufts Health Plan

When using health insurance, you’ll still need to pay for deductibles and copays. To learn more, reach out to your insurance provider. If you don’t have insurance, Medicaid, grants, payment plans, and fundraising are all options to consider.

Substance Use Trends In Somerville & Middlesex County, Massachusetts

Somerville is located in Middlesex County, and this county is known for a serious battle against opioid addiction. Some facts from Middlesex County include:

  • In 2018, Middlesex County had the highest number of opioid-related deaths in the state.
  • That year, the total number of deaths county-wide was 325.
  • A total of 88,464 Schedule II opioid prescriptions were written in the county between January and March 2019.

This high number of opioid prescriptions combined with the county’s large population attribute to the high number of deaths, but these numbers clearly show the need for comprehensive local treatment.

The Nearest Vertava Health Treatment Center: Swift River

About 120 miles from Somerville in Cummington, Swift River is the closest Vertava Health treatment center.

Here, you can focus on recovery while participating in adventure-based therapies in a beautiful natural setting. The combination of adventure therapy and behavioral therapy delivered in a comfortable residential environment sets the stage for an improved quality of life in recovery.

To learn more about our recovery programs at Swift River, contact Vertava Health today.