Connecticut Resources

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.

Connection House

– 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.