Connecticut offers many different Medicaid, medi-cal, and medicare programs for those that are living in the states. Those that are suffering from addictions find themselves searching for help. With a growing epidemic, it is important that they search for the best help that is accepted.
There is a new statewide campaign that is set to tackle the opioid addiction that can be found throughout the state. This is something that is going to head out and do more outreach than ever before. This settlement is set to help push the addiction forward. With new training that is being added to the medical professional’s path of training, more help is going to be given.
Learn more through the resources that are provided below. These are there to provide help to those that are dealing with addiction and have Medicaid, medicare and medi-cal and require help, not those with private insurance.
– 167 Liberty Street, Middletown, CT 6457
Phone: (860) 343-5512 www.theconnectioninc.org
Hogar Crea Womens Center – 164-166 Bartholomew Avenue, Hartford, CT 6106
Phone: (860) 951-7006
Central Naugatuck Valley Help Inc (Rev Edward Dempsey Drug Serv Program)
900 Watertown Avenue, Waterbury, CT 6708
Phone: (203) 756-8984 www.cnvhelp.org
VA Healthcare Systems of Connecticut (Substance Abuse Treatment Program)
950 Campbell Avenue, Unit 116-A3, West Haven, CT 6516
Phone: (203) 932-5711×3887
Teen Challenge Connecticut
– P.O. Box 9492, New Haven, Connecticut 06534
(203) 789-6172 office / (203) 789-1127 fax rwelch(AT)tcvermont.org http://tcnewhaven.org
TC New England – New Haven accepts Men (18+), including those that are spanish-speaking.
ADMINISTRATION OFFICE / BROCKTON, MASSACHUSETTS – TC New England Regional HQ (Admin Office)
(508) 408-4378 office / (508) 580-4186 fax
The programs are typically 12-18 months and consist of Bible studies, work projects, education (for adolescents), recreation and more. Many aspects of the program differ slightly between centers, such as cost, application processes, and day-to-day activities. HOLISTIC RECOVERY
Although many potential students do not initiate contact with potential programs, during the admissions process, most programs will want to speak directly with the applicant.
Please understand that it is your responsibility to provide transportation to and from Teen Challenge.
Adolescent Teen Challenge programs generally work with teens ages 12-17. Most adult programs work with individuals over the age of 18. There is not usually an upper range age cap in adult programs. The average age in adult Teen Challenge programs is between 25-35.
Each individual Teen Challenge program has its own policy regarding fees, tuition, and refunds. This information should be thoroughly explained, and provided in writing, at the time of admission. In most cases, admission fees are non-refundable. In adolescent programs where finances are more of an issue, refund policies will be provided by the individual Teen Challenge programs.
There are a few Teen Challenge programs that work with the whole family. there are some Teen Challenge programs that are for mothers and their children. Call (417) 581-2181, or visit our Residential page for more details.
Most Teen Challenge programs require that you detox – preferably a medically supervised detox – prior to entering the program
Costs vary from center to center.
Connecticut’s Medicaid Opioid Support in the United States
|Table 1: Medicaid’s Role in Addressing the Opioid Epidemic (as of June 2019)|
|State||Opioid Overdose Death Rate per 100,000 (2017)||Number of Opioid Overdose Deaths (2017)||Medicaid Coverage of MAT Drugs (2018)||IMD Exclusion Waiver for SUD Treatment (2019)|
|Prescription Opioids||Heroin||Synthetic Opioids|
|United States||14.9||14,495||15,482||28,466||M – 41, B – 51,
N – 51
|Alabama||9.0||141||125||198||M, B, N||No|
|Alaska||13.9||47||36||37||M, B, N||Approved|
|Arizona||13.5||349||334||267||M, B, N||Pending|
|California||5.3||973||715||536||M, B, N||Approved|
|Colorado||10.0||254||224||112||M, B, N||No|
|Connecticut||27.7||188||425||686||M, B, N||No|
|Delaware||27.8||64||121||178||M, B, N||Pending|
|District of Columbia||34.7||39||127||182||M, B, N||No|
|Florida||16.3||1,133||707||2,126||M, B, N||No|
|Georgia||9.7||513||263||419||M, B, N||No|
|Hawaii||3.4||33||10||N/A||M, B, N||No|
|Illinois||17.2||494||1,187||1,251||M, B, N||Approved|
|Indiana||18.8||390||327||649||M, B, N||Approved|
|Iowa||6.9||95||61||92||M, B, N||No|
|Maine||29.9||75||76||278||M, B, N||No|
|Maryland||32.2||524||522||1,542||M, B, N||Approved|
|Massachusetts||28.2||254||466||1,649||M, B, N||Approved|
|Michigan||21.2||510||783||1,368||M, B, N||Pending|
|Minnesota||7.8||150||111||184||M, B, N||Pending|
|Mississippi||6.4||89||34||81||M, B, N||No|
|Missouri||16.5||226||299||618||M, B, N||No|
|Montana||3.6||22||N/A||N/A||M, B, N||No|
|Nevada||13.3||239||94||66||M, B, N||No|
|New Hampshire||34.0||51||28||374||M, B, N||Approved|
|New Jersey||22.0||424||1,085||1,376||M, B, N||Approved|
|New Mexico||16.7||144||144||75||M, B, N||Approved|
|New York||16.1||821||1,356||2,238||M, B, N||No|
|North Carolina||19.8||573||537||1,285||M, B, N||Approved|
|North Dakota||4.8||18||N/A||12||B, N||No|
|Ohio||39.2||854||1,000||3,523||M, B, N||Pending|
|Oklahoma||10.2||226||61||102||M, B, N||No|
|Oregon||8.1||124||124||85||M, B, N||No|
|Pennsylvania||21.2||564||819||1,982||M, B, N||Approved|
|Rhode Island||26.9||74||14||201||M, B, N||Approved|
|South Carolina||15.5||312||153||404||B, N||No|
|South Dakota||4.0||14||N/A||14||M, B, N||No|
|Texas||5.1||535||569||348||M, B, N||No|
|Utah||15.5||290||147||92||M, B, N||Approved|
|Vermont||20.0||27||41||77||M, B, N||Approved|
|Virginia||14.8||336||556||829||M, B, N||Approved|
|Washington||9.6||250||306||143||M, B, N||Approved|
|West Virginia||49.6||279||244||618||M, B, N||Approved|
|Wisconsin||16.9||318||414||466||M, B, N||Approved|
|NOTE: Overdose deaths by type of opioid are not mutually exclusive and should not be summed. Synthetic opioid deaths do not include deaths due to methadone. Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) drugs are: methadone (M), buprenorphine (B), and naltrexone (N). Naltrexone includes both oral and injectable. An IMD (Institution for Mental Disease) is an inpatient facility with over 16 beds.|