Substance Abuse

Adult Dual-Diagnosis Intensive Outpatient DAY Program for Substance Abuse Treatment and Counseling

540 Litchfield Street
Memorial Building, 2nd Floor
Torrington, CT  06790
860-496-6380

DAY PROGRAM – Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday- 10am-1pm

Program meets three days a week for three hours a day for a total of nine hours a week.

Day DDIOP  is held Tuesday through  Friday  from 10am—1pm

Participants will attend three of the four program days and can choose which best fit their schedule.

Referrals can be made to the Day DDIOP treatment team:

Brandy Sharack, LCSW at 860-496-6616 OR Judith Peck, LCSW, LADC at 860-496-6532

The program incorporates an integrated treatment approach for adults 18 years and older, who present with both a psychiatric and a substance use disorder.

Program components include:

Medication management:

Medication evaluation and monitoring, as needed by a Psychiatrist or APRN.
Evaluation for Suboxone induction and maintenance

Group Therapy:

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and peer interaction designed to provide support and feedback on recovery skills that are helpful in the treatment of psychiatric and substance use disorders.

Psychoeducation:

Education materials and discussion related to psychiatric disorders and substance use disorders, as well as development of skills to manage presenting symptoms.

Recovery Management/Relapse Prevention:

Includes focus on nutrition, sleep hygiene, the benefit of exercise and other healthy lifestyle changes that would support recovery.

Case Management:

Personalized assistance with coordination of care with community agencies.

Adult Dual Diagnosis Intensive Outpatient EVENING Program for Substance Abuse Treatment & Counseling

540 Litchfield Street
Partial Hospital Building
Torrington, CT  06790
860-496-6252

EVENING PROGRAM – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

The evening adult dual diagnosis intensive outpatient program at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital provides a conveniently scheduled program for adults with co-occurring mental health and addiction disorders. This program is ideal for those individuals who work during the day or attend college, as it provides a confidential, highly structured program for adults in which psychiatric and/or substance dependence symptoms are impeding their ability to function interpersonally and professionally.

The focus of the program is group therapy, utilizing a variety of treatment techniques including integrated treatment for co-occurring, stages of change, relapse prevention, psychotherapy, and cognitive behavioral therapy.

The treatment philosophy of the dual diagnosis program is to develop individual treatment plans for each member treating mental health and substance abuse disorders simultaneously. The effective components of recovery program focuses on best evidence-based practices in care reflecting the interest, value needs and choices of the individuals we serve.

Program highlights

• Comprehensive assessment of clinical needs

• Group therapy addressing relationship between mental health and substance use

• Psychiatric evaluation and medication management

• Case management and discharge planning

Adult Evening Relapse Prevention Outpatient Program

540 Litchfield Street
Partial Hospital Building
Torrington, CT  06790
860-496-6252

EVENING PROGRAM – Wednesdays, 5:30-7:00 p.m.

The CHH evening adult relapse prevention outpatient program teaches people strategies that will maintain the wellness skills they’ve learned while in treatment. This program is conveniently scheduled once a week for a 90 minute session in the evening, providing a structured learning environment where participants are taught strategic planning that focuses on maintaining effective coping skills.

The program is for adults who have both a mental health issue and a substance abuse disorder, more commonly known as co-occurring disorders or dual diagnosis disorder. The treatment philosophy for the relapse prevention program is developed on an individualized basis as it relates to their personalized treatment plan.

The plan is patient focused, specific to the needs of that particular individual. The group focus provides treatment for the dual diagnosis adults as to the stages of change, relapse prevention, psychotherapy, and cognitive behavioral therapy.

Program highlights

• Comprehensive assessment of clinical needs

• Group therapy addressing relationship between

mental health and substance use

• Psychiatric evaluation and medication

management

• Case management and discharge planning

Most insurance accepted, including Medicaid, Medicare, Anthem, Cigna, Connecticare and UBH.

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