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Groton, Connecticut Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Centers

Groton, CT has nearby treatment options including: 3 medicaid treatment centers, 2 inpatient rehab centers, 2 drug rehabs that take private insurance like Cigna, 0 detox center, 2 outpatient treatment programs.

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Substance Abuse Treatment Centers Serving the Groton, Connecticut Area:

    alcohol treatment program - Stonington Institute CT
    618 Poquonnock Road
    Groton, CT. 06340
    860-439-6000 x6033

    Stonington provides treatment for substance abuse, alcoholism, drug addiction, military program for trauma, PTSD, and co-occurring mental health issues.
    drug rehab program - Connection Inc CT
    542 Long Hill Road
    Groton, CT. 06340

    The agency was formed by social advocates Kchen Coley and Nancy Flanner in 1972 as a community response to the devastation being wrought on families by the problems of abuse, neglect, addiction, and crime. Beginning with our flagship program, Connection House, a halfway house located in Middletown, The Connection has since been a leader in creating effective, community-based treatment programs. We have found that services provided in the community contribute to the well-being of the entire community. We are proud of a long history of innovation. Many of our programs have been the first of their kind in the state. Examples are Liberty Commons, the first supportive housing program in Connecticut; our Center for the Treatment of Problem Sexual Behavior, a nationally-recognized program that promotes public safety by treating sex offenders; and Supportive Housing for Families, an unique program that seeks to reunite children with their parents. We have a strong history of working in true partnership with our primary funding sources - Connecticut's Department of Children and Families, Court Support Services Division, Department of Correction, Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, and others - to develop, test, and implement innovative solutions to complex human problems.

    SE Council on Alc and Drug Dep Inc (SCADD)/New London OutpatientSAMHSA

    alcohol rehab facility - SE Council on Alc and Drug Dep Inc  CT
    1000 Bank Street
    New London, CT. 06320

    SE Council on Alc and Drug Dep Inc is 3.7 miles from Groton, Connecticut

    The Southeastern Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (SCADD) is a private, non-profit agency incorporated in 1966 by a group of recovered professionals who realized the need for an alcoholism service structure. Today SCADD has been in operation for over 43 years and serves more than 3,500 individuals annually. Our mission is to provide a treatment environment rich in cultural diversity where individuals and families are empowered to overcome substance abuse issues, thereby improving their quality of life.

    United Community and Family ServicesSAMHSA

    alcohol rehab facility - United Community and Family Services CT
    351 North Frontage Road
    New London, CT. 06320

    United Community and Family Services is 4.1 miles from Groton, CT

    Over the past 139 years, UCFS has embraced life and faced challenges that were a reflection of the community we serve.

      Commonly Asked Questions about Addiction and Treatment

      Does Medicaid pay for a person to go to a drug rehab?

      Yes, Medicaid, the U.S. government's health insurance program for individuals with low income, does cover substance use disorder services, including drug rehabilitation. However, the specific services covered and the extent of coverage can vary from state to state, as Medicaid is a joint federal and state program.

      Commonly, Medicaid coverage can include services such as:

      Screening and assessment: This helps to determine the level of addiction and the most suitable treatment plan.

      Outpatient counseling: This can include individual therapy, group therapy, and family therapy.

      Inpatient care: This includes residential treatment programs where individuals receive intensive care, usually for severe addictions.

      Medication-assisted treatment: Medications can be used to help manage withdrawal symptoms, reduce cravings, and treat any co-occurring mental health conditions.

      Follow-up care and long-term maintenance: This could include case management services, peer supports, and other recovery services.

      It's important to note that while Medicaid does cover drug rehabilitation services, there might be certain eligibility criteria to meet or pre-authorization requirements. Furthermore, not all treatment centers accept Medicaid, so it's crucial to check with the specific facility about their payment options.

      For the most accurate information, individuals should contact their state's Medicaid office or visit the official Medicaid website.

      What does drug addiction do to a person?

      Drug addiction, also known as Substance Use Disorder (SUD), is a complex condition that affects an individual's brain and behavior, leading to an inability to control the use of drugs despite harmful consequences. Drug addiction can impact a person in various ways, including physical, psychological, social, and emotional aspects of their life. Some of the effects of drug addiction include:

      • Physical health problems: Chronic drug use can lead to numerous health issues, ranging from mild to severe. These may include weakened immune system, cardiovascular problems, liver damage, lung diseases, kidney damage, and increased risk of infectious diseases, such as HIV and Hepatitis C.
      • Mental health issues: Drug addiction often co-occurs with mental health disorders, such as depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder. Substance use can exacerbate existing mental health conditions or lead to the development of new ones.
      • Cognitive impairment: Prolonged drug use can impair cognitive functions, such as memory, attention, decision-making, and problem-solving skills. This can impact an individual's ability to function effectively in daily life and may result in poor academic or work performance.
      • Emotional instability: Drug addiction can lead to emotional instability, mood swings, and increased irritability, which can strain personal relationships and affect overall well-being.
      • Social isolation: Individuals with drug addiction may withdraw from social activities, hobbies, or relationships, leading to isolation and loneliness. They may also prioritize drug-seeking behaviors over other aspects of their life, further damaging social connections.
      • Financial difficulties: The cost of obtaining drugs, combined with reduced work performance or job loss, can lead to financial strain and potentially result in homelessness or dependence on others for support.
      • Legal problems: Drug addiction may increase the likelihood of engaging in illegal activities, such as theft or drug trafficking, to support drug use. This can lead to arrest, incarceration, or other legal consequences.
      • Increased risk of overdose: Chronic drug use increases the risk of accidental overdose, which can result in severe health complications or death.
      • Family and relationship issues: Drug addiction can strain family relationships and lead to instability within the household, as well as negatively impact the emotional and physical well-being of children in the family.

      What are the different ways to pay for addiction treatment?

      "Paying for addiction treatment can be a significant concern for individuals and families seeking help. However, there are various options available to help cover the costs, making it more accessible to those in need. Here are some common ways to pay for addiction treatment:

      • Insurance: Many health insurance plans, including those offered through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or provided by employers, cover addiction treatment services to some extent. Coverage may include detoxification, inpatient or outpatient treatment, counseling, and medication-assisted treatment. It is essential to review your insurance policy or consult with your insurance provider to understand the specifics of your coverage, any copayments, and deductibles that may apply.
      • Medicaid and Medicare: Both Medicaid and Medicare, government-funded health insurance programs, provide coverage for addiction treatment services for eligible individuals. Medicaid coverage varies by state, so it is crucial to check the guidelines and benefits for the state you reside in. Medicare covers addiction treatment under Part A (hospital services), Part B (outpatient care), and Part D (prescription medications).
      • Private pay: Some individuals may choose to pay for addiction treatment services out of pocket, either because they do not have insurance coverage or prefer not to use their insurance for privacy reasons. Many treatment facilities offer sliding scale fees, payment plans, or discounts to make treatment more affordable for private pay clients.
      • State-funded treatment programs: In many states, there are publicly funded addiction treatment programs that offer services to residents at low or no cost. These programs often prioritize individuals with low income, no insurance, or severe addiction issues. Availability and eligibility criteria may vary by state, so it is important to research and contact your state's department of health and human services for more information.
      • Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs): Some employers offer Employee Assistance Programs, which provide confidential support, resources, and referrals for employees dealing with personal issues, including addiction. EAPs may cover the cost of short-term counseling or help connect employees with appropriate addiction treatment services.
      • Scholarships and grants: Some treatment facilities, non-profit organizations, or advocacy groups may offer scholarships or grants to help cover the cost of addiction treatment for individuals in need. These opportunities may be limited and often require an application process, but they can be a valuable source of financial assistance.
      • Crowdfunding and fundraising: Some individuals turn to crowdfunding platforms or organize fundraising events to help cover the costs of addiction treatment. This option allows friends, family, and community members to contribute and support the individual's journey to recovery.
      • Loans: Personal loans or healthcare-specific loans can be used to finance addiction treatment. While taking on debt may not be ideal, it is an option to consider if other funding sources are not available.

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