Backus Center for Mental Health

Backus Center for Mental Health - Norwich, CT

Backus Center For Mental Health is a detox and addiction treatment facility located at 326 Washington Street in the 06360 zip code of Norwich, CT. The treatment program at Backus Center For Mental Health includes general outpatient treatment, regular outpatient treatment and intensive outpatient treatment. Backus Center For Mental Health offers treatment to seniors. It accepts women and men into their treatment and detox program.

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Address: 326 Washington Street, Norwich, CT 06360

  1. Types of Care
  2. Service Settings
  3. Hospitals
  4. Opioid Medications used in Treatment
  5. Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment
  6. Type Of Treatment
  7. Pharmacotherapies
  8. Treatment Approaches
  9. FacilityOwnership
  10. License/Certification/Accreditation
  11. Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted
  12. Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported
  13. Assessment/Pre-treatment
  14. Screening & Testing
  15. Transitional Services
  16. Ancillary Services
  17. Counseling Services and Education
  18. Tobacco/Screening Services
  19. Facility Smoking Policy
  20. Age Groups Accepted
  21. Gender Accepted
  22. Services for deaf

This is a detailed listing page for Backus Center for Mental Health in Norwich, CT:

Types of Care at Backus Center For Mental Health

  • Detoxification
  • Substance use treatment
  • Treatment for co-occurring serious mental health illness/serious emotional disturbance and substance use disorders

Service Settings at Backus Center For Mental Health

  • general outpatient treatment
  • outpatient detoxification
  • outpatient day treatment
  • intensive outpatient treatment
  • outpatient methadone/suboxone treatment
  • regular outpatient treatment

Hospitals at Backus Center For Mental Health

  • General Hospital (including VA hospital)

Opioid Medications used in Treatment at Backus Center For Mental Health

  • Buprenorphine used during treatment
  • Naltrexone used during treatment

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment at Backus Center For Mental Health

  • This facility administers/prescribes medication for alcohol use disorder

Type Of Treatment at Backus Center For Mental Health

  • buprenorphine detox
  • buprenorphine maintenance
  • suboxone prescription
  • naltrexone administration
  • relapse prevention from naltrexone

Pharmacotherapies at Backus Center For Mental Health

  • Acamprosate (Campral)
  • Disulfiram (Antabuse)
  • Buprenorphine with naloxone (Ex. Suboxone)
  • Buprenorphine without naloxone
  • Buprenorphine (extended-release, injectable, for example, Sublocade)
  • Naltrexone (oral)
  • Naltrexone (extended-release, injectable naltrexone - Vivitrol)
  • Medications for psychiatric disorders
  • Clonidine

Treatment Approaches at Backus Center For Mental Health

  • anger management
  • brief intervention
  • cognitive behavioral therapy
  • dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)
  • motivational interviewing
  • prevention of relapses
  • substance use counseling
  • trauma-related counseling
  • 12 step program

FacilityOwnership at Backus Center For Mental Health

  • a private non-profit organization

License/Certification/Accreditation at Backus Center For Mental Health

  • State department of health
  • Hospital licensing authority
  • The Joint Commission

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted at Backus Center For Mental Health

  • Federal, or any government funding for substance use programs
  • IHS/Tribal/Urban (ITU) funds
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Private health insurance
  • Cash or self-payment
  • State-financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported at Backus Center For Mental Health

  • seniors

Assessment/Pre-treatment at Backus Center For Mental Health

  • Comprehensive mental health assessment
  • Comprehensive substance use assessment
  • Interim services for clients

Screening & Testing at Backus Center For Mental Health

  • Breathalyzer or blood alcohol testing
  • Drug or alcohol urine screening
  • Screening for mental disorders
  • Screening for substance use

Transitional Services at Backus Center For Mental Health

  • Discharge Planning
  • Naloxone and overdose education

Ancillary Services at Backus Center For Mental Health

  • domestic violence services
  • mental health services
  • self-help groups
  • social skills development

Counseling Services and Education at Backus Center For Mental Health

  • individual counseling
  • group counseling
  • family counseling
  • marital/couples counseling
  • substance use education

Tobacco/Screening Services at Backus Center For Mental Health

  • Screening for tobacco use
  • Smoking/tobacco cessation counseling

Facility Smoking Policy at Backus Center For Mental Health

  • Smoking not permitted

Age Groups Accepted at Backus Center For Mental Health

  • adults
  • young adults

Gender Accepted at Backus Center For Mental Health

  • women
  • men

Services for deaf at Backus Center For Mental Health

  • Services for the deaf and hard of hearing are available

Phone #: 860-823-6321

Are you or your loved one looking for detox or treatment?
Call (855) 615-2269 to get help 24/7.

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What is the duration of a typical detox program at Backus Center for Mental Health?

The duration of drug and alcohol detox at a treatment center like Backus Center for Mental Health can vary widely depending on several factors, including the type and amount of substances used, the individual's overall health, metabolism, and whether they have undergone detox before. Common durations for drug and alcohol detox typically fall within the following general guidelines:

  1. Short-term detox (3-7 days): This is common for substances with shorter half-lives and less severe withdrawal symptoms. For example, detox from short-acting opioids like heroin or prescription painkillers may last around 3 to 7 days.

  2. Moderate-term detox (7-14 days): Some substances, such as benzodiazepines or alcohol, can have longer withdrawal timelines and more severe symptoms. Detox for these substances may take 7 to 14 days or longer in some cases.

  3. Long-term detox (14+ days): Detox from certain substances, such as heavy or long-term alcohol or benzodiazepine use, can extend beyond two weeks. In some cases, it may take several weeks or even months for an individual to stabilize and complete detox safely.

Detox is just the initial step in the recovery process. After detox, individuals often need additional treatment and support, such as therapy, counseling, and rehabilitation programs, to address the underlying issues and prevent relapse.

It's crucial for individuals seeking detox to do so under medical supervision or in a professional treatment facility such as Backus Center for Mental Health, as withdrawal symptoms can be severe and potentially life-threatening. Medical professionals can provide medications and support to manage withdrawal symptoms and ensure the safety and comfort of the individual undergoing detox. The duration of detox can be adjusted based on the individual's progress and response to treatment. Always consult with a healthcare provider or addiction specialist to determine the most appropriate detox plan for your specific situation.

What is the next step of addiction treatment after detox?

After successful detox at Backus Center for Mental Health or another detox center, individuals typically enter the next phases of addiction treatment and recovery. Detox alone is not sufficient for long-term sobriety, as it primarily addresses the physical withdrawal symptoms associated with substance dependence. The subsequent steps in the recovery process may include the following: