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The Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) has a wide array of addiction-related resources to assist those dealing with this issue. Residents or family members seeking treatment and services can call 1-800-563-4086, toll-free, 24 hours a day, to connect them or a loved one to an assessment center in their area. Or, visit this website for an assessment center location: DMHAS Walk-in List

DMHAS has established the 24/7 Access Line to facilitate access to treatment for substance use disorders. Individuals from anywhere in Connecticut may call to help with linkage to residential detox  Transportation

Local Providers in the Vernon area:

Rivereast Day Treatment Center : 428 Hartford Turnpike, Vernon, CT 06066 : 860-870-0119 : M-F 8:30am-4:30pm

Services include: Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) for opioid recovery, including either Buprenorphine (Suboxone) or Naltrexone (Revia, Depade, or Vivitrol). Along with prescriptions and monitoring, the MAT program focuses on treating adults 18+ with psychosocial and other core therapies, all provided with the utmost privacy and discretion. There is a “Working Professionals” program, where therapy sessions are offered early mornings or evenings.

Hockanum Valley Community Council, Inc : 27 Naek Road, Suite 4, Vernon, CT 06066 : 860-872-9825 : M-Thr 8am-8pm & Fri 8am-1pm

Services include: HVCC is a state-licensed outpatient mental health and substance abuse clinic, offering a wide range of counseling services and group work. HVCC helps clients experiencing emotional, behavioral, or substance-related disorders through individual, family, and/or group therapy, as well as medication management. HVCC has a Suboxone program for individuals who qualify that are struggling with opiate and prescription drug dependence. Depending on the program, HVCC services adults, adolescents and children (7+).

The Bridge Family Center : 26 Union Street, Suite 2, Vernon-Rockville, CT 06066 : 860-521-8035

Services include: The Bridge offers therapy treatments to address a broad range of concerns for children, teens, adults, couples and families. They focus on issues such as depression, anxiety, grief, divorce, substance abuse, defiance, anger management, self-destructive behaviors, and identity/LGBTQ-related journeys.

Community Health Resources (CHR) : 444 Center Street, Manchester, CT 06040 : 860-646-3888

Services include: CHR has several locations throughout the area. These locations include programs for substance-abusing individuals such as detoxification and stabilization, residential (inpatient) programs, outpatient services including counseling and medication-assisted treatment, and housing support services. For more information about their programs and services, visit their website at the link above or call 1-877-884-3571 to connect with their assessment center.

ROOT Center For Advanced Recovery : 335 Broad Street, Manchester, CT 06040 : 860-643-3210 : M-F 5:30am-1:30pm & Sat 6am-9am

Services include: Outpatient behavioral health care services including medication assisted treatment services (such as methadone maintenance treatment), substance abuse prevention programs, and infectious disease services. ROOT Center treats adults 21+ who are addicted to narcotics through individual, group and family counseling, health services, and rehabilitation services. Pregnant women 18+ and people with more than one diagnosis are also treated.

Eastern Connecticut Health Network (ECHN) : 150 North Main Street, Manchester CT 06040 : 860-533-3434 : M, Tu, Thr 8am-9pm & W 8am- 5pm & 8am-4pm

Services include: ECHN offers two programs to help individuals get started on their road to recovery.  They address mental health symptoms related to depression, anxiety and mood changes often seen when people are dealing with addiction.  They offer medication assisted recovery services as an option for people experiencing opioid addiction and/ or alcohol dependence.

InterCommunity, Inc : 16 Coventry Street, Hartford, CT 06112 : 860-714-3704

Services include: InterCommunity has several locations in the Hartford area that offer a wide range of services to individuals with chemical dependencies, including detoxification, residential treatment, outpatient services, medication assisted treatment, recovery support programs, and recovery housing. View their website or call their main number to find out what programs are best for your needs!

Saint Francis Opioid Treatment Program : 114 Woodland Street, Hartford, CT 06105:  860-714-4000

Services include:  St. Francis provides acute, inpatient child, adolescent and adult psychiatric and substance abuse treatment on four specialty care units.  It includes a 4-bed in-patient psychiatric unit for adult patients 18 yrs+ with substance use disorders, and co-occurring psychiatric and substance use disorders.  Three treatment services are provided: medically managed inpatient detoxification; medical and acute psychiatric stabilization for patients with co-occurring psychiatric and substance use disorders; and chemical dependency rehabilitation services to provide recovery maintenance skills training, and individualized relapse prevention planning for patients requiring this level of ongoing post stabilization structure, and medical supervision to achieve and sustain recovery goals.

Perception Programs, Inc : 54 North Street, Willimantic, CT 06226 : 860-450-0151

Services include: Perception Programs has several locations that offer services from residential services, outpatient behavioral health services, recovery housing, and medication assisted treatment. Outpatient services are provided for individuals 12+, while residential services are providing to individuals 18+. All services are available in Spanish.

United Services Inc. Addiction Recovery Services : 132 Mansfield Avenue, Willimantic, CT 06226:  860-456-2261

Services include:  Promoting physical, social, emotional and spiritual recovery from the effects of various types of addictions and substance abuse including: alcoholism, drug addiction/ substance abuse; dual diagnosis (psychiatric illness couple with addiction), and codependency.  Groups include:  men/women relapse and recovery, psycho-edcational groups around substances, and dual diagnosis recovery.

Johnson Memorial Hospital Chemical Dependency Program : 201 Chestnut Hill Rd, Stafford Springs, CT 06076: 860-684-4251

Services include:  CDP is part of the psychiatric services offered by Johnson Memorial Hospital, treating individuals who have substance abuse disorders, as well as those with co-occurring disorders.  It focuses on education and support of those in early recovery.  CDP treats individuals 18+.  The cost of the program is generally covered by insurance.

Rushford Center INC :  110 National Drive, Glastonbury, CT 06033:  860-657-8910 

Services include:  Programs for 18+ are focused specialized assistance for those needing behavioral health, addiction, or supportive services, catering to the requirements of the busy professional by providing flexible scheduling and discretion.  For adolescents (age 13-17), there is a five-day- a- week after school outpatient program.  It is open to male and female adolescents with mental health or substance use problems.  There is also Medication Assisted Treatment Close to Home (MATCH) for ages 16+.   This program combines group therapy for those addicted to prescription painkillers or heroin with buprenorphine (Suboxone®).

Revised November 2021

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