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Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System - Newington, CT    Phone: 860-667-6747

Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System

555 Willard Avenue
Newington, CT. 06111
860-667-6747

The Veterans Administration is America's largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,243 health care facilities, including 172 medical centers and 1,062 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year. VA provides a continuum of forward-looking outpatient, residential, and inpatient mental health services across the country. Points of access to care span VA medical centers, Community Based Outpatient Clinics, Vet Centers, and mobile Vet Centers. VA offers mental health & substance abuse treatments in a variety of settings, including: Short-term, inpatient care; Outpatient care in a psychosocial rehabilitation and recovery centers (PRRC); Regular outpatient care, which may include telemedicine services; Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Programs (RRTP); Primary care; Residential care; and Supported work settings.

Type of Care offered at Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System in Newington, Connecticut:

Drug and Alcohol Rehab Services Buprenorphine Used In Treatment Naltrexone (oral) Vivitrol (injectable Naltrexone) Acamprosate(Campral) Buprenorphine maintenance Disulfiram(Antabuse) Medications for psychiatric disorders

Service Settings offered by Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System in Newington:

Outpatient Programs Outpatient Methadone/Buprenorphine or Vivitrol Intensive Outpatient Treatment Regular Outpatient Treatment General Hospital(including VA hospital)

Types of Treatment Approaches provided by Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System in Newington, CT.:

Cognitive/behavior Therapy Telemedicine Therapy Anger management Brief intervention approach Motivational interviewing Relapse prevention Substance abuse counseling approach Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling Trauma-related counseling 12-step facilitation approach

Payment Types accepted by Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System in Newington, Connecticut:

Private Health Insurance Military Insurance (e.g., Tricare)

Special Programs Offered:

Veterans Persons Who Have Experienced Trauma Aftercare/continuing care Acupuncture Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing Case management Comprehensive mental health assessment Comprehensive substance abuse assessment Drug or alcohol urine screening Discharge Planning Employment counseling or training Family counseling offered Federal, or any government funding for substance abuse programs Group counseling offered HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis HIV testing Housing services Individual counseling offered Interim services for clients The Joint Commission Marital/couples counseling offered Mental health services Nicotine replacement therapy Non-nicotine smoking/tobacco cessation medications Consumer-run (peer-support) services Relapse prevention from naltrxone Substance abuse education Screening for Hepatitis B Screening for Hepatitis C Self-help groups Screening for mental health disorders Screening for substance abuse Social skills development STD testing Screening for tobacco use Transportation assistance Hepatitis education, counseling, or support TB screening Treatment for gambling disorder

Age Groups Accepted:

Young Adults Adults

Gender Accepted:

Female Male

Smoking Policy:

Smoking Not Allowed

Facility Operation:

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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