Connecticut Valley Hospital Addiction Services DivisionClaimed

Connecticut Valley Hospital Addiction Services Division Middletown CT

Eastern Drive
Middletown, CT 06457

Connecticut Valley Hospital Addiction Services Division provides services to individuals requiring an inpatient level of care as a consequence of their dependence on alcohol or other drugs.

Service Setting

  • Hospital Inpatient
  • Hospital Inpatient Detoxification

Payments

  • Cash or Self-pay
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • State Financed Health Insurance Other Than Medicaid
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Military Insurance

Assistance

  • Sliding Fee Scale
  • Payment Assistance (check facility for details)
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Primary Focus

  • Addiction Recovery Treatment
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Services Provided

  • Medical Detox
  • Medication-Assisted Treatment
  • Psychiatric Care
  • Medical Care
  • Group Counseling
  • Individual Counseling
  • Family Therapy
  • Milieu Therapy
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Type of Care

  • Inpatient

About Connecticut Valley Hospital Addiction Services Division

The Detoxification Program has 20 male/female beds, with an average length of stay of approximately 5 days.
There are 3 Rehabilitation Programs. Two male units each with 30 beds and one female unit (STAR Program) with 30 beds.  Rehabilitation services are individualized, but generally do not go beyond 45 days inpatient care.
Special populations served include: pregnant women, HIV positive, deaf and hearing impaired, and individuals with co-occurring psychiatric disorders.

Treatment Options

Treatment services include:

  • Medical Management of withdrawal symptoms (methadone protocol available for opiate detox)
  • Comprehensive psychiatric, medical, and psychosocial assessment
  • Treatment of acute medical/psychiatric problems (including outside referrals, as necessary)
  • Educational groups on addiction/recovery
  • Development of a comprehensive aftercare/discharge plan that is supportive of the next stage of recovery

Other specialty groups and adjunct services include:

  • grief and loss
  • roles and addiction
  • leisure skills/recreation/fitness
  • women’s specialty issues
  • dialectical behavior therapy skills for substance users
  • parenting skills
  • music therapy
  • occupational therapy
  • employment skills
  • GED education/educational tutoring
  • Psycho-educational groups
  • Health education topics
  • 12-step recovery meetings
  • HIV education/testing
  • recreation/fitness groups
  • spiritual and chaplaincy services
  • family education
  • Methadone maintenance

Policies

Clients referred to the Detoxification Program are admitted either as a voluntary admission, or on an involuntary Physician Emergency Certificate.  Clients referred to the Rehabilitation Programs are admitted either through a voluntary admission process, or referred by the courts as a stipulation of probation/parole. Court referrals may be facilitated by the DMHAS Office of Forensic Evaluation Court Liaison Program or Court Support Services Division.
All admissions are preceded by a screening process which involves the collection of demographic and clinical data to determine the appropriate level of care. Clients are screened utilizing the Connecticut Client Placement Criteria.

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