Thomas Murphy Center Intermediate Residential Treatment Program in Willimantic, CT

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(4.3 of 5)
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1491 West Main Street
Willimantic CT 06226

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ABOUT THOMAS MURPHY CENTER INTERMEDIATE RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT PROGRAM

The Thomas Murphy Center Intermediate Residential Treatment Program, located in Willimantic, Conn., is one of three residential treatment programs for substance abuse under the wider nonprofit organization Community Health Resources (CHR). CHR offers a comprehensive array of inpatient and outpatient mental health, substance abuse, and wellness programs for children, adults, and families. In particular, the Thomas Murphy Center offers residential treatment for clients who are ready to start the process of transitioning back into the community. The program focuses on employment and education during the day and substance abuse treatment in the evening.

TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT

The residential treatment program at Thomas Murphy is co-ed, and residents can stay for up to 180 days. The facility provides a structured environment where clients can reside while they continue their recovery and prepare to reintegrate themselves into the community. Individuals from the criminal justice system, on parole, or on probation, as well as clients on methadone maintenance, are also accepted here.

Clients can expect individualized treatment, a structured daily treatment schedule, individual counseling, family counseling, counseling groups, recreational activities, TB testing, self-help support groups, Seeking Safety trauma groups, continuing care planning, and referrals for psychiatric assessment and consultation.

STAFF CREDENTIALS

There is currently no information provided by the facility regarding its treatment staff, however, the one alum surveyed by Rehabs.com at the time of this writing gave the facility four out of five stars for its staff support. The sole staff member gave the facility five stars for both its staff credentials and its respect for protocols surrounding staff training and support, and four stars for its ability to inspire loyalty and create a sense of community among clients.

ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES

Other than the fact that it has 14 beds, there is currently no information provided by the facility regarding its living arrangements and related offerings. The one alum polled by Rehabs.com at the time of this writing gave the treatment center four out of five stars for its accommodations and amenities.

WHAT ALUMNI SAY

Brian, the one alum surveyed by Rehabs.com at the time of this writing, gave the Thomas Murphy Center a positive review. In addition to giving the facility an overall rating of five stars, he told Rehabs.com that he now works there as a counselor — a clear indication that the program was highly successful for him.

WHAT STAFF SAY

The one staffer polled by Rehabs.com at the time of this review also gave the facility mostly postivive feedback, including a rating of four out of five stars for its treatment effectiveness.“Caring, experienced, certified staff,” they wrote. “Could use more outside activities.”

FINANCING

According to CiteHealth, the Thomas Murphy Center accepts state insurance other than Medicaid, military insurance, and Access to Recovery vouchers.

Updated October 2016

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Caring, experienced, certified staff. Could use more outside activities

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Been clean for 8 years and now work as a counselor in same facility

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