Substance Abuse

Adult Co-Occurring Intensive Outpatient Program for Substance Abuse Treatment and Counseling
540 Litchfield Street
Memorial Building, 2nd Floor
Torrington, CT  06790

Substance Abuse Treatment Program Hours
Adult Co-Occurring Intensive Outpatient Program:
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday- 10am-1pm

Evening Program: Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays Р5:30-8:30pm

The Adult Co-occurring Intensive Outpatient Program at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital’s substance abuse treatment centers provides a confidential, highly structured, intensive intermediate level of care between inpatient and outpatient substance abuse treatment programs for adults. The treatment philosophy of the Co-Occurring Program is to develop individual treatment plans for each member, treating mental health and substance abuse issues simultaneously. The focus of the substance abuse counseling programs is group therapy utilizing a variety of treatment techniques including motivational enhancement, stages of change, drug screening, relapse prevention, and cognitive behavioral therapy. Substance abuse treatment programs operate three times per week for three hours per treatment day.

Goals of Substance Abuse Treatment

The Co-Occurring Intensive Outpatient Programs and its substance abuse counselors assist adults achieve many objectives during treatment which include:

  • Assist to decrease substance abuse and presenting psychiatric, behavioral, and emotional symptoms.
  • Assist substance abuse treatment program members in developing successful coping and stress management skills
  • Provide medication management as warranted
  • Help program members in recognizing and communicating feelings in constructive and recovery focused ways

Adult Co-occurring Intensive Outpatient Program is funded in part by the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services of the State of Connecticut.