New Bedford Complex
The Women's Addiction Treatment Center (WATC) is a Section 35 treatment facility, which is a staff-secured, but not locked, treatment program for women who have been civilly committed. Services include Detoxification Unit, Clinical Stabilization Services "Tranquility Inn," and Transitional Support Services
Administrative Services staff provides support to High Point's continuum of care.
This Inpatient medical unit provides safe withdrawal from alcohol and other drugs for women. The treatment team is physician-directed with 24-hour nursing care, licensed counselors, and case managers. Treatment includes individual and group counseling, family support and education, and aftercare planning. Clients on methadone maintenance may detox from other addiction drugs while continuing methadone therapy. This Inpatient medical unit provides safe withdrawal from alcohol and other drugs for women.
Clinical Stabilization Services (Tranquility Inn)
Clinical Stabilization Services is a 24-hour rehabilitation program that incorporates individual and group counseling, 12-Step education, and other psycho-education groups, lectures, and opioid overdose prevention workshops focusing on relapse prevention and coping skills. An enhanced treatment plan is developed with active participation from the treatment team and client. Family participation is encouraged. Length of stay is based on clients' clinical needs. Clients reside in Tranquility Inn. They also attend daily in-house commitment (AA/NA) groups.
Transitional Support Services
This transitional program provides substance abuse treatment to women admitted to WATC. The program bridges the gap between detoxification and/or step-down services (Clinical Stabilization Services) and residential rehabilitation (halfway house or sober house placement). It is designed to provide short-term residency, further stabilization after detox, next-step case management, and safe, sober placement.
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