Addiction Resource Guide

Stonington Institute - Adolescent & Adult Substance Abuse Program

Freestanding Chemical Dependency Rehab

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Self Description:

"An 18 bed detox unit and a 22 residential treatment program for adolescents constitutes the Institute's Inpatient Program.

Treatment Philosophy:

"A motivated client can achieve recovery through education, professional intervention and effective social rehabilitation."

Approach to Dual Diagnosis:

"The Institute maintains a separate dual diagnosis track within its Day Treatment program."

Family Program:

"A combination of individual family therapy and family forum offers each client an effective family focus."

Position on 12 Step Involvement:

"The 12 Step model is fully integrated into the treatment program."

Position on Confrontation:

"There is a no-restraint policy. The program staff members are trained in non-violent physical intervention and verbal de-escalation techniques."

Additional Characteristics:

"The Institute operates a temporary housing program for its Day Treatment clients."


  • Number of Beds: 40
    Detox Available: Yes

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Adolescent Admits: 200
    Total Adult Admits: 1600
    Average Length of Stay 5-10 (DTX); 6 months (REHAB); 15 days (PHP); 10 days (SOP)
    Percent of Women 30%
    Percent under 25 10%
    Percent with College Education: 5%
    Percent Covered by Public Assistance 70%
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification:25%

  • Admissions Procedures:

    Night Admission Available: Yes
    Weekend Admission available: Yes
    Face to Face Interview or exam required before admission: Yes


Facility has separate program for:
  • Adolescents (Ages 12-18)
  • Psychiatric (Dual Diagnosis)

  • Facility has group sessions for:
  • Abuse/Trauma/PTSD
  • Alcohol Addiction
  • Anger Management/Conflict Resolution
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Family
  • Men
  • Pain Management
  • Parenting/Life Skills
  • Relapse
  • Women


    Self-pay Cost per Week: Call for information
    Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: Data Not Supplied
    Medicare Coverage accepted: DNS
    Insurance Coverage verified before admission: DNS
    Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: DNS


    Licensed by: Dept. of Public Health, State of Connecticut
    Type of License: Freestanding Substance Abuse Treatment Center
    Accreditation: JCAHO

    Contact Information:

    Admissions Telephone Number: (860) 535-1010
    General Information: (860) 535-1010
    Address: 75 Swantown Hill Rd.
    North Stonington, CT 06359