Drug Addiction Treatment Centers Keene NH

When you look at a cigarette packet, you are confronted with statistics relative to the main causes of death in this country. Although I cannot vouch for the absolute accuracy of these statistics, they do make interesting reading. Main cause of death is listed as tobacco, second is alcohol. Third main cause vehicular followed by illicit drugs and murder. Given that alcohol could be said to play a part in some of the vehicular deaths and also murder. It lends a fairly considerable weight to the argument.

Phoenix House of New England
Phoenix Academy at Dublin
3 Pierce Road,
Dublin, NH3444
(603) 563-8107x4568
www.phoenixhouse.org

Intake Phone Numbers:
(603) 563-8107x4562

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment, Halfway house

Residency: Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)

Payment Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance

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

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 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 House of New England
Dublin Center/Adult Residential
3 Pierce Road,
Dublin, NH3444
(603) 563-8501
www.phoenixhouse.org/locations/new-hampshire/phoenix-house-dublin-center/

Intake Phone Numbers:
(603) 563-8501x4562

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)

Payment Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid

Payment Assistance: Sliding fee scale (fee is based on income and other factors), Payment assistance (Check with facility for details)

Languages: Spanish

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

Located in a peaceful rural setting at the base of Mt. Monadnock in Dublin, N.H., Phoenix House Dublin Center provides residential substance abuse treatment for adults in a physically and psychologically safe environment. Our goal is to foster a sense of well-being, dignity, and respect for self and others.

Dublin Center serves adults from New Hampshire and Vermont who need residential treatment for substance abuse, including those with co-occurring mental health issues. Length of stay is determined by individual assessment and progress towards clinical goals.

For New Hampshire residents, Phoenix House Dublin Center offers short-term residential care, which may include clinically managed detoxification services, and transitional living services during which clients continue living at our facility while participating in counseling sessions and maintaining a full schedule of work and/or school in the community. Our transitional living program fosters the development of positive social networks, provides continuing recovery support, and prepares clients to leave the treatment program by helping them develop life skills necessary for success.

For clients from Vermont, Phoenix House Dublin Center offers long-term residential treatment ranging from three to six months, depending upon individual needs. Our highly structured environment focuses on resolving addiction issues, building the foundation for a sustainable recovery, and developing a healthy, productive and meaningful lifestyle.

Treatment at Dublin Center combines individual counseling, clinical groups (including evidence-based practices), educational seminars, and recreational activities that challenge clients to understand the nature of their substance abuse and become accustomed to living in recovery. At Dublin Center, clients experience a sense of community and are encouraged to pursue positive goals and values.

Clients participate in the creation of their own individualized treatment plans, which include: individual, group, and family counseling; life-skills training and educational or vocational opportunities; education on substance abuse effects and relapse prevention skills; and participation in Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, and other appropriate self-help groups. The program is supervised 24 hours a day by our professional staff.

Successful, sustained recovery from substance abuse requires family involvement, support, and encouragement. Families, too, need to reverse the damage of drugs and alcohol. Our staff works closely with family members to help them understand the role they play in recovery. We offer a number of individual and group sessions on a variety of topics. Participation in aftercare planning is essential and emphasized throughout treatment.

Admission is not contingent on financial resources. Self-payment options include check, money order, and credit card. For more information, please call us at 603 563 8501.

Phoenix House Dublin Center is accredited by CARF, a nationally recognized standard of excellence.



Phoenix House Dublin Center is funded by the NH Department of Health and Human Services, Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services.

Treatment for Vermont residents is funded by the Vermont Department of Health, Division of Alcohol & Drug Abuse Programs.
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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.

The Reasons Behind Drug Addiction

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The Reasons Behind Drug Addiction

Andrew Mitchell

Friday, September 14, 2007 Life quite often has a way of dealing out lessons at the most opportune time. They may not always be immediately understood or appreciated but, in hindsight we are able to learn from not only our own mistakes and misfortunes but from the mistakes and misfortunes of others.

I have a friend who is at present suffering from acute alcoholism, prescription and illicit drug use and injuries sustained from a serious collision with roadside trees while on a "pub run" to stock up on her poison of choice. Those close to our friend thought and hoped that the fact she had nearly killed herself and her 13 year old daughter while alcohol impaired may provide the "wake up call" she so seriously needs. Maybe make her look at her demons, if not for her own sake then for the sake of her children two of whom are under 10. Unfortunately we have been disappointed at every turn. Not only has she not accepted responsibility for her actions, she denies every facet of her addiction. The denial mechanism is so firmly entrenched at present she denies that she even drinks. This while begging her 16 year old daughter to bring her alcohol whilst she is in hospital. Which, she informs the nurses is Iced Tea.

Where do the life lessons come into this you ask? I too have had a battle with alcohol abuse. I too cranked up the denial machine. Now I get to see it from the other side.

Of all the drugs available in this country both legal and illicit, alcohol must be without a doubt the most insidious and damaging of all. It wrecks individual lives, families, property and not only causes death and injury but continues to be an ongoing drain to the community in both a financial and psychological sense.

When you look at a cigarette packet, you are confronted with statistics relative to the main causes of death in this country. Although I cannot vouch for the absolute accuracy of these statistics, they do make interesting reading. Main cause of death is listed as tobacco, second is alcohol. Third main cause vehicular followed by illicit drugs and murder. Given that alcohol could be said to play a part in some of the vehicular deaths and also murder. It lends a fairly considerable weight to the argument.

Looking at someone descending into the pits of substance abuse is a heartbreaking soul destroying exercise. Given that most alcohol abusers will deny they even have a problem leaves friends and loved ones at their wits end. I have seen and indeed have experienced family and friends desperate to help, resort to almost farcical measures to try and stop the abuser drinking or using. One family member of mine resorted to hiding all alcohol in their car if I was coming to their home. Whilst I applaud the fact that generally close friends and family want to help and by that very fact give cause for hope. Ultimately the buck starts and stops with the abuser.

During the period I was rec...

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