ROAD to a Better Life

ROAD to a Better Life - Portsmouth, NH

Road To A Better Life is a detox and addiction treatment facility located at 2299 Woodbury Avenue in the 03801 zip code of Portsmouth, NH. As a detox center, it offers opioid detox. The treatment program at Road To A Better Life includes general outpatient treatment, regular outpatient treatment and outpatient detoxification. Road To A Better Life offers treatment to pregnant/postpartum women and people with co-occurring substance use and pain. It accepts women and men into their treatment and detox program.

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Address: 2299 Woodbury Avenue, Portsmouth, NH 03801

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

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Types of Care at Road To A Better Life

  • Detoxification
  • Substance use treatment

Service Settings at Road To A Better Life

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

Opioid Medications used in Treatment at Road To A Better Life

  • Buprenorphine used during treatment
  • Naltrexone used during treatment

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment at Road To A Better Life

  • This facility administers/prescribes medication for alcohol use disorder

Type Of Treatment at Road To A Better Life

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

Pharmacotherapies at Road To A Better Life

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

Treatment Approaches at Road To A Better Life

  • brief intervention
  • motivational interviewing
  • prevention of relapses
  • substance use counseling
  • trauma-related counseling
  • 12 step program

FacilityOwnership at Road To A Better Life

  • a private for-profit organization

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted at Road To A Better Life

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military insurance
  • Private health insurance
  • Cash or self-payment

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported at Road To A Better Life

  • pregnant/postpartum women
  • people with co-occurring substance use and pain

Assessment/Pre-treatment at Road To A Better Life

  • Comprehensive mental health assessment
  • Comprehensive substance use assessment
  • Interim services for clients
  • Outreach to persons in the community

Screening & Testing at Road To A Better Life

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

Transitional Services at Road To A Better Life

  • Aftercare/continuing care
  • Discharge Planning
  • Naloxone and overdose education

Ancillary Services at Road To A Better Life

  • mental health services
  • social skills development
  • mentoring/peer support

Detoxification at Road To A Better Life

  • opioid detox

Counseling Services and Education at Road To A Better Life

  • individual counseling
  • substance use education

Tobacco/Screening Services at Road To A Better Life

  • Nicotine replacement therapy
  • Non-nicotine smoking/tobacco cessation medications
  • Screening for tobacco use
  • Smoking/tobacco cessation counseling

Facility Smoking Policy at Road To A Better Life

  • Smoking not permitted

Age Groups Accepted at Road To A Better Life

  • adults
  • young adults

Gender Accepted at Road To A Better Life

  • women
  • men

Services for deaf at Road To A Better Life

  • Services for the deaf and hard of hearing are available

Phone #: 603-766-8660

Are you or your loved one looking for detox or treatment?
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What is the duration of a typical detox program at ROAD to a Better Life?

The duration of drug and alcohol detox at a treatment center like ROAD to a Better Life 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 ROAD to a Better Life, 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 ROAD to a Better Life 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: