The Top-Rated Dual Diagnosis Treatment Centers in Connecticut

There are 153 dual diagnosis treatment centers in Connecticut. Our editors selected the 17 top facilities based on reviews, accreditations, and how effectively they treat addiction and co-occurring mental disorders.

IN THIS GUIDE

  • Recovery Services of Connecticut, Perception Programs, Hartford Health, and 14 other treatment centers. (View All)
  • Each treatment center in our list has: (a) The Gold Seal of Approval from the Joint Commission for addiction services, (b) Composite online review score of 3/5 stars or better, (c) Robust programs that effectively treat dual diagnosis disorders.

Top Dual Diagnosis Treatment Centers

Recovery Services of Connecticut

Recovery Services of Connecticut in Bridgeport, CT

203-421-6242  |    Visit Website

71 Bradley Road, Suite 6, Madison, Connecticut 06443

Personalized treatment plans might include some combination of individual and group therapy, relapse prevention, family therapy, and education. Group counseling services might include relapse prevention, 12-step, and relationship and communication skills building.

What They Treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and anxiety and depression.

Levels of Care: IOP, PHP

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: A
Accreditations: Joint Commission

Perception Programs

Perception Programs in Norwich, CT

860-450-7122  |    Visit Website

54 North Street, Willimantic, Connecticut 06226

Treatment includes individual, group, and family therapy along with medication assistance, as well as some combination of art therapy, auricular acupuncture, meditation, mindfulness, trauma therapy, movement therapy, and animal therapy depending on the clients’ needs, goals, and interests.

What They Treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and anxiety, depression, and PTSD.

Levels of Care: IOP

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: A
Accreditations: Joint Commission
Editorial Note: All of the services they offer are bilingual.

Hartford Health Rushford

877-577-3233  |    Visit Website

883 Paddock Avenue, Meriden, Connecticut 06450

Residential treatment at Rushford includes gender-specific programs, individual counseling, group therapy, family involvement and 12-step meetings. They also offer clients medication management and a variety of holistic treatment options including yoga, art therapy, mindfulness, meditation and nutrition counseling and management.

What They Treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, PTSD and eating disorders. They also offer services for psychiatric and eating disorders only.

Levels of Care: Detox, Inpatient Treatment, IOP

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: A
Accreditations: Joint Commission Gold Seal
Editorial Note: They provide both substance abuse and mental health services for adults and teens.

High Watch Recovery Center

High Watch Recovery in Connecticut

860-927-3772  |    Visit Website

62 Carter Road, Kent, Connecticut 06757

Treatment at High Watch Recovery is highly customized to each client’s specific needs. Options can include individual and group therapies, and 12-step programs. They also offer equine therapy, groups for empowering women, and relationship groups.

What They Treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder.

Levels of Care: Inpatient Treatment, IOP, Sober living

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: A
Accreditations: Joint Commission Gold Seal & NAATP Accreditation
Editorial Note: High Watch Recovery has a special program for clients ages 50 and up.

Progressive Institute

Progressive Institute in Bridgeport, CT

203-816-6424  |    Visit Website

2 Trap Falls Road, Suite 120, Shelton, Connecticut 06484

Therapy is going to include CBT, DBT, cognitive processing therapy, and motivational interviewing. Individual and group therapies are central to outpatient treatment at Progressive Institute, and therapists focus on 8 elements of wellness: emotional, environmental, financial, intellectual, occupational, physical, social, and spiritual.

What They Treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and anxiety, depression, PTSD, and trauma.

Levels of Care: IOP, OP

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: B
Accreditations: Joint Commission

Wheeler Clinic

Wheeler Clinic in Hartford CT

888-793-3500  |    Visit Website

43-49 Woodland Street, Hartford, Connecticut 06105

Treatment might include evaluations, medication management, individual and family therapy, acupuncture, chiropractic care, pain management, yoga, and mindfulness. Wheeler Clinic also offers a variety of healthcare services and nutrition and physical fitness services in order to promote overall wellness and positive lifestyle choices.

What They Treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and anxiety, depression, and trauma. They offer psychiatric-only treatment as well.

Levels of Care: OP, IOP

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: B
Accreditations: Joint Commission

Newport Academy

203-884-8652  |    Visit Website

64 Double Hill Road, Bethlehem, CT 06751

Clients will receive a combination of individual, group and family therapy, nutrition counseling, DBT, body image groups, medication management, acceptance and commitment therapy, CBT, EMDR, yoga, equine assisted learning, fitness activities, horticulture, experiential learning, music, martial arts, culinary arts, community service, art, mindfulness, motivational interviewing, education and more.

What They Treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and depression, anxiety, trauma and eating disorders. They also provide psychiatric only services as well as eating disorders only.

Levels of Care: Inpatient Treatment, IOP

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: B
Accreditations: Joint Commission Gold Seal
Editorial Note: They offer separate residential programs for boys and girls.

Hartford Behavioral Health

Hartford Behavioral Health in Hartford, CT

860-548-0101  |    Visit Website

2550 Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut 06120

HBH helps to treat substance abuse and possible co-occurring mental health conditions through psychotherapy, psychiatric evaluations, medication monitoring, individual and family or couples counseling, and more depending on what each specific client needs.

What They Treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and anxiety, depression, and trauma.

Levels of Care: OP

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: C
Accreditations: Joint Commission

Silverhill Hospital

SIlverhill Hospital in Connecticut

1-866-542-4455  |    Visit Website

208 Valley Road, New Canaan, Connecticut 06840

Along with CBT and DBT, Silverhill Hospital utilizes a combination of acceptance and commitment therapy, cognitive remediation, electroconvulsive therapy, motivational interviewing, nutrition counseling, skills training, acupuncture, acupressure, craniosacral massage, massage, mat pilates, mindfulness meditation, tai chi and yoga. Other options can include art therapy, drumming, writing, and journaling.

What They Treat: Dual Diagnosis Substance Abuse and anxiety disorders, mood disorders, personality disorders, and psychotic disorders. They also provide psychiatric only services.

Levels of Care: Inpatient Treatment, IOP

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: C
Accreditations: Joint Commission Gold Seal

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Children’s Center of Hamden

The Children's Center of Hamden in Bridgeport, CT

203-248-2116  |    Visit Website

1400 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, Connecticut 06517

Outpatient treatment involves individual therapy sessions, family therapy, and medication management. They also offer SMART Recovery meetings as an adjunct support. Treatment plans are going to be highly individualized based on what specific needs and goals need to be met.

What They Treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and anxiety and depression.

Levels of Care: OP

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: C
Accreditations: Joint Commission
Editorial Note: Services are provided to boys and girls ages 3 to 18.

Retreat Behavioral Health

855-859-8808  |    Visit Website

915 Ella T. Grasso Boulevard, New Haven, Connecticut 06519

Holistic options available to clients through Retreat Behavioral Health are yoga, culinary art, equine-assisted therapy, massage therapy, gardening, art therapy, music therapy, mindfulness meditation, games or puzzles and other recreational activities.

What They Treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and PTSD, depression, personality disorders, bipolar disorder, and anxiety.

Levels of Care: Inpatient Treatment, IOP

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: C
Accreditations: Joint Commission Gold Seal

Blue Sky Behavioral Health

Blue Sky Behavioral Health in Bridgeport CT

888-822-7348  |    Visit Website

52 Federal Road, Suite 2A, Danbury, Connecticut 06810

Addiction treatment through Blue Sky Behavioral Health is going to include motivational interviewing, harm reduction, 12-step programs, exposure-response therapy, DBT, CBT, rational emotive behavior therapy, seeking safety therapy, recovery-oriented therapy, expressive therapy, and trauma therapy.

What They Treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, personality disorders, depression, PTSD, and trauma. They also provide psychiatric-only services.

Levels of Care: PHP, IOP, OP

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: C
Accreditations: CARF
Editorial Note: Blue Sky offers therapeutic independent living services.

Stonington Institute

Stonington Institute in Norwich, Connecticut

800-832-1022  |    Visit Website

75 Swantown Hill Road, North Stonington, Connecticut 06359

Along with individual, group, and family therapy, Stonington Institute offers cognitive processing therapy, EMDR, art therapy, martial arts, yoga, nutrition, music therapy, and experiential learning opportunities like vocational education and spirituality. Some clients may choose to participate in anger management and other psychoeducation groups, relapse prevention, nutrition counseling, trigger management, or 12-Step work.

What They Treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and anxiety and depression.

Levels of Care: Inpatient Detox, PHP, IOP, Sober Living

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: C
Accreditations: Joint Commission

BHcare Shoreline

BHcare Shoreline in Bridgeport, CT

203-800-7177  |    Visit Website

14 Sycamore Way, Branford, Connecticut 06405

Outpatient substance abuse and co-occurring mental illness services are going to include individual and group therapy and medication management. They also offer dialectical behavior therapy skills training and symptom management. Other options are going to be available on an as needs basis, depending on the needs and goals of each client.

What They Treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and anxiety and depression.

Levels of Care: IOP

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: C
Accreditations: Joint Commission

Waterbury Hospital

Waterbury Hospital Hartford CT

203-573-6500  |    Visit Website

88 Grandview Avenue, Waterbury, Connecticut 06708

Clients will be able to choose from a list of treatment options including specialized group therapies, DBT, coping skills, emotion regulation, medication management, individual, family, and couples therapy, and symptom management. Other therapies might be available depending on the client’s needs.

What They Treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and anxiety and depression.

Levels of Care: PHP, IOP, OP

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: D
Accreditations: Joint Commission

Community Mental Health Affiliates

Community Mental Health Affiliates in Hartford, CT

860-348-2310  |    Visit Website

233 Main Street, New Britain, Connecticut 06051

Treatment is going to vary on a case-by-case basis depending on what each client needs. Each person with substance abuse and possible co-occurring mental health conditions is going to require a specific treatment plan, so this will be designed during the evaluation and assessment process. Some might include medication assistance and gender-specific group therapy.

What They Treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and depression and anxiety.

Levels of Care: IOP

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: D
Accreditations: Joint Commission
Editorial Note:  All services are bilingual.

Sound Community Services

Sound Community Services in Norwich, CT

860-439-6400   |    Visit Website

113 Salem Turnpike, Norwich, Connecticut 06360

Treatment programs are going to include a combination of individual and group therapy, medication management, skill-building, psychoeducation, and relapse prevention. Other options are going to depend on the specific needs of each client.

What They Treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and anxiety and depression.

Levels of Care: IOP

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: D
Accreditations: CARF

Connecticut Addiction & Mental Health Support

Additional Resources For Finding Help in Connecticut:

Overdose Prevention Resources

Connecticut Crisis Hotlines

Addiction Recovery Support Meetings

  • Alcoholics Anonymous – List of AA meetings in Connecticut.
  • Narcotics Anonymous – The NA Connecticut regional service committee website features a full list of NA meetings in the state.
  • Heroin Anonymous – The Heroin Anonymous World Services site lists meetings in three cities across Connecticut each week.
  • Cocaine Anonymous – List of CA meetings in the state of Connecticut.