VA Healthcare Systems of Connecticut Substance Abuse Treatment Program

VA Healthcare Systems of Connecticut Substance Abuse Treatment Program - West Haven, CT

Va Healthcare Systems Of Connecticut Substance Abuse Treatment Program is a detox and addiction treatment facility located at 950 Campbell Avenue, Unit 116-a3 in the 06516 zip code of West Haven, CT. As a detox center, it offers benzodiazepines detox, opioid detox and alcohol detox. The treatment program at Va Healthcare Systems Of Connecticut Substance Abuse Treatment Program includes residential treatment, inpatient detoxification and intensive outpatient treatment. Va Healthcare Systems Of Connecticut Substance Abuse Treatment Program offers treatment to people with trauma and veterans. It accepts women and men into their treatment and detox program.

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Address: 950 Campbell Avenue, Unit 116-A3, West Haven, CT 06516

  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. Payment Assistance Available
  13. Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported
  14. Assessment/Pre-treatment
  15. Screening & Testing
  16. Transitional Services
  17. Ancillary Services
  18. Other Addictions Treatment
  19. Detoxification
  20. Counseling Services and Education
  21. Medical Services
  22. Tobacco/Screening Services
  23. Facility Smoking Policy
  24. Age Groups Accepted
  25. Gender Accepted
  26. Exclusive Services

This is a detailed listing page for VA Healthcare Systems of Connecticut Substance Abuse Treatment Program in West Haven, CT:

Types of Care at Va Healthcare Systems Of Connecticut Substance Abuse Treatment Program

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

Service Settings at Va Healthcare Systems Of Connecticut Substance Abuse Treatment Program

  • hospital inpatient treatment
  • general outpatient treatment
  • residential treatment
  • hospital inpatient detoxification
  • outpatient detoxification
  • intensive outpatient treatment
  • outpatient methadone/suboxone treatment
  • regular outpatient treatment
  • inpatient detoxification
  • short term inpatient treatment

Hospitals at Va Healthcare Systems Of Connecticut Substance Abuse Treatment Program

  • General Hospital (including VA hospital)

Opioid Medications used in Treatment at Va Healthcare Systems Of Connecticut Substance Abuse Treatment Program

  • Methadone used during treatment
  • Buprenorphine used during treatment
  • Naltrexone used during treatment

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment at Va Healthcare Systems Of Connecticut Substance Abuse Treatment Program

  • This facility administers/prescribes medication for alcohol use disorder

Type Of Treatment at Va Healthcare Systems Of Connecticut Substance Abuse Treatment Program

  • buprenorphine detox
  • buprenorphine maintenance
  • methadone detox
  • methadone maintenance
  • relapse prevention from naltrexone

Pharmacotherapies at Va Healthcare Systems Of Connecticut Substance Abuse Treatment Program

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

Treatment Approaches at Va Healthcare Systems Of Connecticut Substance Abuse Treatment Program

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

FacilityOwnership at Va Healthcare Systems Of Connecticut Substance Abuse Treatment Program

  • the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

License/Certification/Accreditation at Va Healthcare Systems Of Connecticut Substance Abuse Treatment Program

  • The Joint Commission

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted at Va Healthcare Systems Of Connecticut Substance Abuse Treatment Program

  • Federal, or any government funding for substance use programs
  • Military insurance
  • Private health insurance
  • Cash or self-payment

Payment Assistance Available at Va Healthcare Systems Of Connecticut Substance Abuse Treatment Program

  • Payment assistance

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported at Va Healthcare Systems Of Connecticut Substance Abuse Treatment Program

  • veterans
  • people with trauma

Assessment/Pre-treatment at Va Healthcare Systems Of Connecticut Substance Abuse Treatment Program

  • Comprehensive mental health assessment
  • Comprehensive substance use assessment

Screening & Testing at Va Healthcare Systems Of Connecticut Substance Abuse Treatment Program

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

Transitional Services at Va Healthcare Systems Of Connecticut Substance Abuse Treatment Program

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

Ancillary Services at Va Healthcare Systems Of Connecticut Substance Abuse Treatment Program

  • case management
  • domestic violence services
  • early intervention for HIV
  • housing services
  • mental health services
  • self-help groups
  • transportation assistance
  • mentoring/peer support

Other Addictions Treatment at Va Healthcare Systems Of Connecticut Substance Abuse Treatment Program

  • Treatment for non-substance use addiction disorder
  • Treatment for gambling disorder

Detoxification at Va Healthcare Systems Of Connecticut Substance Abuse Treatment Program

  • alcohol detox
  • benzodiazepines detox
  • opioid detox

Counseling Services and Education at Va Healthcare Systems Of Connecticut Substance Abuse Treatment Program

  • individual counseling
  • group counseling
  • family counseling
  • marital/couples counseling
  • substance use education
  • hepatitis education, counseling and support
  • HIV and AIDS education, support and counseling
  • health education services

Medical Services at Va Healthcare Systems Of Connecticut Substance Abuse Treatment Program

  • Hepatitis B vaccination

Tobacco/Screening Services at Va Healthcare Systems Of Connecticut Substance Abuse Treatment Program

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

Facility Smoking Policy at Va Healthcare Systems Of Connecticut Substance Abuse Treatment Program

  • Smoking permitted in designated area

Age Groups Accepted at Va Healthcare Systems Of Connecticut Substance Abuse Treatment Program

  • adults
  • young adults

Gender Accepted at Va Healthcare Systems Of Connecticut Substance Abuse Treatment Program

  • women
  • men

Exclusive Services at Va Healthcare Systems Of Connecticut Substance Abuse Treatment Program

  • Serves Veterans only

Phone #: 203-932-5711 x3887

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 VA Healthcare Systems of Connecticut Substance Abuse Treatment Program?

The duration of drug and alcohol detox at a treatment center like VA Healthcare Systems of Connecticut Substance Abuse Treatment Program 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 VA Healthcare Systems of Connecticut Substance Abuse Treatment Program, 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 VA Healthcare Systems of Connecticut Substance Abuse Treatment Program 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: