South Middlesex Opportunity Council (SMOC) Behavioral Healthcare
Marlborough, MA. 1752
SMOC's Addiction Services component provides group and individual therapy to adults who are experiencing negative consequences due to addiction. Most often the addiction is to alcohol and/or drugs but can also be to other behaviors such as food, gambling or sex. The goal of addiction services is to assist the individual in understanding the purpose the addiction serves in their life, identify the triggers to their addictive pattern and develop coping skills to assist the individual maintain abstinence, and ultimately, thereby improve their quality of life. Although abstinence is the ultimate goal, therapy services are individualized to meet the person where they are at in terms of their motivation for change. Engagement and the building and maintenance of a therapeutic relationship with the client are given ultimate importance in the delivery of therapeutic services. Therapies Include: Group Therapy Availible, Pre - Contemplation groups, Relapse Prevention Groups, Men's Early Recovery Groups, Women' s Early Recovery Groups, Skills Training Groups, Anger Management, and Individual Therapy - after 3 months of consistent treatment compliance (unless clinically indicated).