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Although attending a weekly support group has its benefits, it may not be the right option for everyone. People who have never been to rehab may need professional treatment before they can begin an outpatient 12-Step program. There are several ways for people in Connecticut to get help, and there are many levels of care available.
DRUG AND ALCOHOL DETOX
Alcohol and drug detox offers treatment for the withdrawal symptoms that often accompany addiction recovery. Some drugs – such as, benzodiazepines, opioids, alcohol and stimulants – may require it before rehab. This is for the individual’s own safety and because of the complications that can arise during recovery.
There are several types of detox programs that are available in Connecticut. They include:
Inpatient rehabilitation programs involve staying in a facility for about 28 days. That timeframe may also include time spent in detox, and many inpatient treatment centers in Connecticut offer these services in-house. This allows for a seamless transition when it is time to move into rehab.
Inpatient treatment is where many people begin the recovery process. It offers a higher level of support, which is just what many people need in recovery.
INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT TREATMENT PROGRAMS
Intensive outpatient programs, or IOPs, provide rehab services to people while they live at home.
Many people in Connecticut enjoy the flexibility of IOPs because clients only come to appointments during the evening hours. They typically run for about 12 weeks and clients may attend 3-5 times per week.
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