Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19
As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Fitchburg Comprehensive Treatment Center to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

In adherence to the social distancing recommendations provided by the CDC, we have implemented strict protocols at our clinic to ensure the safety of our patients and staff.

  • Patients who have active symptoms of illness or a fever of 100 degrees or higher must call ahead to arrange after-hours dosing.
  • The number of people allowed inside the building at any given time is restricted based on county, state, and federal guidelines.
  • The number of people waiting in line is restricted based on county, state, and federal guidelines, and those present must maintain a minimum distance of six feet from one another.
  • To maintain line restrictions, patients are asked to wait in their cars until direction is given.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, on-site visitation is no longer allowed at Fitchburg Comprehensive Treatment Center.

  • This restriction has been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services are being vetted and may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff has received infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance has been provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are being monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.
  • We are in communication with our local health department to receive important community-specific updates.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

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Benefits of Individual Therapy

Benefits of Individual Therapy for Opioid Abuse

In order to successfully overcome an addiction to opioids, patients must receive treatment for both the physical and emotional components of their addictive behaviors. Because the reasons why an individual turned to abuse substances in the first place is often embedded deeply in numerous factors, treatment must address these factors in order to help patients progress in recovery. While medication-assisted treatment works to alleviate the physical symptoms of withdrawal, patients must also obtain support for the psychological factors of their addiction. By utilizing individual therapy within a comprehensive plan of treatment, patients are able to experience the following benefits:

  • Addressing past traumatic situations that may have led patients to abuse substances in the first place
  • Creating new perspectives in relation to both the obvious as well as potential underlying causes of one’s addictive behaviors
  • Developing new and healthy techniques for handling stress
  • Handling challenges and/or achievements during the course of treatment in an appropriate manner
  • Forming new ways to avoid or handle situations in which drug use may be available and tempting
  • Generating personal goals for both the present and future

As soon as patients understand the causes behind their addictive behaviors, they will be able to progress towards a future without substance abuse in following the guidance and techniques provided to them by our team of counselors. Individual therapy allows patients to work one-on-one with an experienced counselor in order to appropriately move forward in their treatment.

Additionally, those who take part in individual therapy will experience the following throughout the therapeutic process:

  • An increased level of self-confidence
  • Improved self-esteem
  • Lower levels of stress
  • An increased  sense of self-awareness
Building a Foundation

Building a Foundation for Opioid Abuse Recovery

Fitchburg Comprehensive Treatment Center believes that individual therapy is crucial in the treatment of opioid addiction. When patients are provided with a safe environment in which to openly discuss their behaviors and emotions, they are able to realize substance-free futures. Individual therapy provides patients with the treatment, support, and compassion that are necessary for lasting recovery. These sessions also allow patients to be monitored to ensure that they are progressing properly throughout the course of treatment. Sessions also provide patients with a safe atmosphere in which to address and issues or concerns that may arise during treatment.

Please contact Fitchburg Comprehensive Treatment Center today to learn more about individual therapy as well as the other treatment options that we offer. We are here to assist you or someone you love in breaking free from the dangerous cycle of opioid addiction.