Medication Assisted Treatment Close to Home (MATCH™): Suboxone®

The Program  |  Eligibility  |  Expectations  |  Locations

The right medicine can benefit therapy.

At Rushford, we believe therapy is central to successful addiction recovery. In some cases of addiction, medication management can improve treatment outcomes. That's why we offer patients Medication-Assisted Treatment programs as part of our commitment to providing a full continuum of addiction treatment care.

Sometimes the best course of treatment may include medications that are appropriate and necessary to complement core addiction therapies. Our dedicated and experienced staff is committed to getting you on the right path of recovery.


The Program: Using Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) to Overcome Opiate Dependence and Drug Addiction

Rushford’s continuum of care includes outpatient buprenorphine (Suboxone®) treatment for patients experiencing opiate dependency.

While opiate and prescription drug dependency on medications such as Percocet®, Vicodin®, Oxycontin® and heroin are challenging addictions, advances in the rehabilitation field have found buprenorphine, also known as Suboxone®, when accompanied with the appropriate counseling support to be a proven and effective treatment for addiction to opiates.

Buprenorphine acts as a medical intervention to alleviate the symptoms of opiate and prescription medication withdrawal in order to allow successful recovery.

While buprenorphine is a crucial first step in combating opiate or prescription drug addiction, counseling is an important part of a patient’s recovery plan, which may include one or more of the following:

  • Group Therapy
  • Intensive Outpatient Therapy (IOP)
  • Intensive Residential Services
  • Individual Therapy

Eligibility: Working Together

Recovery can often take a prescribed path. The right medicine can benefit therapy.

At Rushford, we believe therapy is central to successful addiction recovery. In some cases of addiction, medication management can improve treatment outcomes. That’s why we offer patients Medication-Assisted Treatment programs as part of our commitment to providing a full continuum of addiction treatment care.

Sometimes the best course of treatment may include medications that are appropriate and necessary to complement core addiction therapies. Our dedicated and experienced staff is committed to getting you on the right path to recovery.

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Expectations: Keep opioid recovery on track.

Medication-Assisted Treatment for opioid recovery helps reduce addictive cravings and allows patients to remain more functional and involved in their families, jobs and communities throughout recovery. The medications prescribed may offer one or more of the following:

  • Lower risk of abuse and dependence
  • Fewer side effects
  • Long duration of action
  • Infrequent dosing, usually once-a-day
  • "Ceiling effect" blocking the ability to get high

The specialized, FDA-approved prescriptions we use in our treatments are carefully administered according to a standardized curriculum of evidence-based treatments that have been shown to give patients the best chance at success.

Where privacy is part of recovery.

We understand that the feeling of utmost privacy is an essential benefit during a delicate time like recovery. So we've designed our Medication-Assisted Treatment programs to maximize privacy. This includes:

  • Filling medications at a pharmacy
  • No need to visit a clinic
  • Small psychosocial therapy groups
  • Separately housed programs to ensure privacy and discretion
  • Accommodating schedules for working professionals

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Service Locations:

  • Avon
    35 Tower Lane
    Avon, CT 06001

  • Cheshire
    680 South Main Street, Suite 204
    Cheshire, CT 06410

  • Glastonbury
    110 National Drive
    Glastonbury, CT 06033
    860.657.8910

  • Meriden
    883 Paddock Avenue
    Meriden, CT 06450
    203.630.5280

  • Middletown
    1250 Silver Street
    Middletown, CT 06457
    860.346.0300

  • Stonehaven
    325 Main Street
    Portland, CT 06480
    860.342.3252

  • Avon

    Comprehensive and discreet addiction recovery services in an outpatient setting for adults 18 and over

  • Cheshire

    Rushford’s Cheshire office offers specialized assistance for adults in need of addiction and supportive services. Programs cater to the busy professional in need of flexible scheduling and the utmost privacy.

  • Glastonbury

    Intensive outpatient substance use and addiction treatment programs for adolescents and adults.

  • Meriden

    Comprehensive behavioral health treatment, substance use and addiction treatment and prevention programs for all ages. Community support services for adults. Latino outreach and services in both Spanish and English.

  • Middletown

    Inpatient and substance us and addiction treatment programs for adult men and women.

  • Portland

    Intermediate residential substance use and addiction treatment programs for adult men and women.

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