Addiction Treatment Center Brattleboro VT

An addict may become an addict by first having a physical injury of some sort. The doctor prescribes pain medication, and before long the addict is hooked. Aside from the pain-killing effects of the drug on the physical body, the addict also recieves an emotional/mental relief, which contributes to the addiction.

Phoenix House
Keene Center
106 Roxbury Street,
Keene, NH3431
(603) 358-4041x6400
www.phoenixhouse.org

Intake Phone Numbers:
(603) 358-4041x6475, (603) 358-4041xOPT1

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment, Detoxification, Halfway house

Residency: Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment

Payment Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Private health insurance, Access to Recovery

Payment Assistance: Sliding fee scale (fee is based on income and other factors)

Languages: ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, French

Specializing in Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men

At Phoenix House, a leading nonprofit provider of substance abuse services since 1967, our programs meet the needs of each individual client, and we are known for a willingness to embrace new research-tested treatment methods and practices. Our more than 120 programs in California, Florida, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Texas, Vermont, and Virginia/Metro D.C. lead individuals and families affected by addiction from disruptive to productive lives. We welcome clients from every level of society and address an array of problems. We work with kids at risk, support clients in recovery, and offer a wide range of treatment options for adults and teens, as well as additional services such as vocational training and arts therapy. Our strong networks on Facebook and Twitter extend beyond treatment to support our entire recovery community. Explore this site to learn our perspective and find out how we might help you, your teen, or someone you love—and then please contact us today. - See more at: http://www.phoenixhouse.org/#sthash.EtwZwQIU.dpuf
Phoenix Houses of New England
Brattleboro/Rise Program
435 Western Avenue,
Brattleboro, VT5301
(802) 257-4677x8921
www.phoenixhouse.org

Intake Phone Numbers:
(802) 257-5654

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment, Halfway house

Residency: Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)

Payment Accepted: Self payment

Specializing in Men

At Phoenix House, a leading nonprofit provider of substance abuse services since 1967, our programs meet the needs of each individual client, and we are known for a willingness to embrace new research-tested treatment methods and practices. Our more than 120 programs in California, Florida, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Texas, Vermont, and Virginia/Metro D.C. lead individuals and families affected by addiction from disruptive to productive lives. We welcome clients from every level of society and address an array of problems. We work with kids at risk, support clients in recovery, and offer a wide range of treatment options for adults and teens, as well as additional services such as vocational training and arts therapy. Our strong networks on Facebook and Twitter extend beyond treatment to support our entire recovery community. Explore this site to learn our perspective and find out how we might help you, your teen, or someone you love—and then please contact us today. - See more at: http://www.phoenixhouse.org/#sthash.EtwZwQIU.dpuf
Brattleboro Retreat
Starting Now
Anna Marsh Lane,
Brattleboro, VT05302
(802) 258-3705
www.brattlebororetreat.org

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment, Buprenorphine Services

Residency: Outpatient

Payment Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)

Languages: ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

The Brattleboro Retreat is a not-for-profit, regional specialty mental health and addictions treatment center that was founded in 1834. We provide a full range of diagnostic and treatment services for individuals of all ages and their families. Nationally recognized as a leader in the field, the Brattleboro Retreat offers a high-quality, individualized, comprehensive continuum of care including:
inpatient programs for children, adolescents and adults
partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient services for adults
residential programs for children & adolescents
outpatient treatment for people of all ages.
ServiceNet Inc
Beacon House for Women
53 Beacon Street,
Greenfield, MA1301
(413) 773-1705
www.servicenet.org

Intake Phone Numbers:
(413) 773-4610

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment, Halfway house

Residency: Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)

Payment Accepted: Self payment

Payment Assistance: Payment assistance (Check with facility for details)

Languages: ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

Specializing in Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women

The mission of ServiceNet is to enhance the quality of life of adults, children and families, through the provision of effective and responsive clinical, residential, rehabilitative, recovery and support services.

ServiceNet provides a wide range of human services for people in the Pioneer Valley. Our programs include outpatient behavioral health services; adolescent support programs; early intervention for young children; home health care; rehabilitation and residential programs for those with mental health issues, developmental disabilities, traumatic brain injuries, or addictions; and shelter and housing services for the homeless.

ServiceNet’s dedicated staff includes psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, psychotherapists, social workers, counselors, physical and occupational therapists, and administrative and support staff.

Revenues come from a variety of sources, including local, state, and federal government and private contracts; public and private foundations; insurance reimbursements and client fees; and generous donations by the community. 

ServiceNet has program sites in Hampshire, Franklin, Hampden, Berkshire, and Worcester counties. ServiceNet’s administrative offices are located in Northampton, Massachusetts.
ServiceNet Inc
Beacon House for Men Recovery House
57 Beacon Street,
Greenfield, MA1301
(413) 773-1706
www.servicenet.org

Intake Phone Numbers:
(413) 773-4609

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment, Halfway house

Residency: Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)

Payment Accepted: Self payment

Payment Assistance: Payment assistance (Check with facility for details)

Languages: ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

Specializing in Men

The mission of ServiceNet is to enhance the quality of life of adults, children and families, through the provision of effective and responsive clinical, residential, rehabilitative, recovery and support services.

ServiceNet provides a wide range of human services for people in the Pioneer Valley. Our programs include outpatient behavioral health services; adolescent support programs; early intervention for young children; home health care; rehabilitation and residential programs for those with mental health issues, developmental disabilities, traumatic brain injuries, or addictions; and shelter and housing services for the homeless.

ServiceNet’s dedicated staff includes psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, psychotherapists, social workers, counselors, physical and occupational therapists, and administrative and support staff.

Revenues come from a variety of sources, including local, state, and federal government and private contracts; public and private foundations; insurance reimbursements and client fees; and generous donations by the community. 

ServiceNet has program sites in Hampshire, Franklin, Hampden, Berkshire, and Worcester counties. ServiceNet’s administrative offices are located in Northampton, Massachusetts.

Addiction Begins with Pain

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Addiction Begins with Pain

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Friday, September 14, 2007 Addiction begins with pain, sometimes physical, other times mental or emotional.

Almost all use or abuse of alcohol or drugs is related to escapism- a need to deaden feelings of hurt, sorrow, loss or pain.

An addict may become an addict by first having a physical injury of some sort. The doctor prescribes pain medication, and before long the addict is hooked. Aside from the pain-killing effects of the drug on the physical body, the addict also recieves an emotional/mental relief, which contributes to the addiction.

A person who uses illegal, or street drugs, most often is searching for an escape. Many psychiatrists and therapists now refer to illegal drug use, or alcohol abuse as "self-medicating".

People are searching for a way to feel better, to forget something, or to just escape the difficulties of their lives. The use of drugs may be only a temporary fix, but to an addict, any relief is better than none at all.

In order to really help an addicted person there must be some way to address the underlying source of the self-medicating. Like a medical doctor, the therapist must attempt to find out "what hurts" and why it hurts, before the addiction can be addressed. Likewise the patient must be willing to face the pain of the injury, and experience their sense of loss, grief or sadness, rather than trying again and again to supress it or escape from it.

Recovery from addiction is not about self-control or will power. When an addict begins to use substances they never believe that they can become "addicts." It is the old "It couldn't happen to me" trick, that gets them to start using the drug. Promises of how the drugs "will make you feel good" or "make you feel better" and even "make you feel no pain" are an easy lure for people who feel bad, or are dealing with an intense emotional pain. If the drug actually does help "take a...

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