MCCA (Midwestern Connecticut Council of Alcoholism) has announced the opening of their newest outpatient addiction treatment facility in New Haven, Connecticut (MCCA is an advertiser on The Mercurial). Treatment for alcohol and drug addiction as well as mental health disorders is offered at the new419 Whalley Avenue location.
Intensive outpatient treatment (IOP) is one of the primary services offered at the New Haven facility for people needing treatment for alcohol and drug addiction. IOP is an excellent option for people who require therapy but are unable put their life on hold and enter into an inpatient program. Research shows counseling and group support is one of the most effective ways to treat addiction. The New Haven facility also offers groups for early intervention, relapse prevention, anger management, as well as treatment for mental health disorders.
Bill Okwuosa brings a wealth of experience and dedication to helping others to his new role as Program Director in New Haven. He previously served as the Executive Director of Open Door and Hope Works in Norwalk, where he oversaw the management of a 98-bed recovery and treatment shelter. During his time in Norwalk, Bill earned a reputation as a true champion in the fight for the underprivileged. Prior to this he was the District Regional Programs Director at the Connection Inc. in New Haven.
“Being one of the pioneers in the treatment field here in New Haven,” Okwuasa said. “I’m elated to be a part of this community. We are invested in bringing hope and help to people who are displaced and struggling with addiction. It’s time to break this epidemic, reunite families and regain our loving community.”
MCCA has earned a solid reputation for offering high-quality, evidenced-based treatment for addiction and has experienced staff who are licensed and certified to treat addiction and co-occurring disorders. During the past year, the organization has served over 6,000 clients.
“We are pleased to be able to extend the same high level of services to clients in this new location,” said Joe Sullivan, President and CEO of MCCA. “MCCA is recognized as one of the highest quality substance abuse treatment providers in the state; we constantly rate at the top in terms of customer satisfaction in multiple categories.”
In addition to New Haven, MCCA offers outpatient treatment in six additional locations: Danbury, Ridgefield, New Milford, Waterbury, Torrington, and Derby. Inpatient treatment and detox are available at MCCA’s main campus in Danbury. Family support services (How to Cope) are offered in Ridgefield and Danbury. Gender-specific long-term residential treatment facilities are located in Kent and Sharon with transitional housing in Danbury.
For more information about MCCA, visit mccaonline.com.