April is Alcohol Awareness Month


WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (Mass Appeal) – April is Alcohol Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness about the health and social problems caused by excessive drinking. Cora Chase, Western Mass. Representative for Adcare Hospital, shared more.

117 Park Avenue, #100
West Springfield

To learn more call (413) 209-3124 or visit them online at Adcare.com.

A – Adcare is dedicated to a culture of excellence in customer service
D – Delivering and promoting services in a safe environment
C – Compassionate and professional interactions
A – Active promotion of self-help
R – Respect for patients, families and co-workers as individuals
E – Enhancing staff competence

About Adcare Hospital:
Helping individuals and their families overcome the disease of addiction, “AdCare” stands for Alcohol and Drug Care. For 35 years, AdCare has committed itself to helping individuals and their families cope with addiction one life at a time.

Centrally located in Worcester, Massachusetts, AdCare offers nationally-accredited inpatient treatment at its hospital facility and outpatient services at clinics conveniently located throughout Massachusetts and Rhode Island.


Continuum of Care
AdCare’s broad continuum of care allows patients to receive a greater or lesser intensity of treatment within a single system.

Patient and Family Involved Care
Patient and family involved care increases the likelihood of successful outcomes. Our specialized staffs actively involve the patient, family and significant others in developing an individualized treatment plan throughout the continuum. AdCare offers structured counseling and support groups for families, including a Saturday Family Program for the families of patients participating in treatment, a Family and Friends Support Group, and information about twelve-step, recovery-based support groups for families such as Al-Anon/Ala-Teen.

Quality Care through Performance Improvement and Research
AdCare Hospital demonstrates its commitment to quality care through its team approach to treatment; performance improvement activities; and research that is designed to improve clinical outcomes.

Comprehensive Assessment and Evaluation focuses on evaluating and comprehending the severity of an individual’s alcohol or drug abuse problem as the first step toward developing an individualized and appropriate treatment plan.

Individual, Group and Family Counseling is available for persons struggling with alcohol and drug abuse and its related problems at all stages of addiction and recovery.

Intensive Outpatient Programs – Day or Evening are offered up to six days per week or three evenings per week in three hour sessions. Activities consist of individual and group counseling, focused educational sessions, skills groups and self-help participation. Family involvement in treatment is strongly encouraged.

Day Treatment Program is offered six hours a day, seven days a week in Worcester.

Outpatient Detoxification Program combines alcohol and drug abuse treatment with medical supervision during withdrawal from alcohol and other drug abuse to achieve abstinence, and is offered at our Worcester Clinic.

Specialty Groups are site specific.

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