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McCall Center for Behavioral Health - The McCall House

58 High St, Torrington, Connecticut, 06790
The McCall House is a residential drug and alcohol rehab for designed for individuals who have already completed a primary inpatient treatment program. The focus goes beyond relapse prevention to include educational, vocational and job placement assistance to help clients successfully reintegrate back into “real life.” In an effort to help residents secure jobs after treatment, staff members continually develop connections with employers local to the area. The comprehensive program is committed to helping residents develop greater self-confidence and renewed hope in the future.

Facility Highlights

  • Vocational Assistance
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Job Placement Assistance

Specialization

  • Job Placement Assistance

    To help residents develop more productive lives, McCall House staff are developing lasting connections with a number of employers in the Torrington area in order to assist residents locate and maintain better paying jobs.
  • Reintegration

    The mission of McCall House is to help adult men and women in early recovery successfully reintegrate into the community.

Facility Settings

  • Residential Neighborhood

Financial Details

  • Financing Available

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ABOUT MCCALL CENTER FOR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH – THE MCCALL HOUSE

Based in the northwest Connecticut town of Torrington, the McCall Center for Behavioral Health is a private nonprofit agency that offers intervention, prevention, and recovery services for individuals struggling with substance use and co-occurring mental health disorders.

McCall House offers long-term, intermediate residential care with an emphasis on transitioning into living in recovery outside of treatment. Also operated by McCall in Torrington are a short-term residential rehab called Carnes Weeks Center and outpatient programming.

TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT

Treatment at the McCall Center for Behavioral Health McCall House is designed to support individuals who have completed a more intensive treatment program, such as detox or short-term residential rehab. Clients can arrange an appointment for a counselor-led assessment, from which they will collaborate to develop a personalized treatment plan.

The program at McCall House is described on the center’s website as structured, research-based, and nurturing. Residents are introduced to a 12-step program along with other support and relapse prevention resources. Treatment modalities involve individual and group counseling utilizing motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). The facility also offers adventure-based therapeutic activities.

In addition to vocational counseling, McCall House residents benefit from the center’s community collaboration through connections with local employers, healthcare providers, and housing programs. This facility is among the 39 percent of Connecticut’s 210 treatment facilities to provide employment counseling and training.

STAFF CREDENTIALS

McCall Center for Behavioral Health employs a psychiatrist, master’s-level social workers, and certified addictions counselors.

ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES

McCall House is a multi-story home with a large covered porch in a residential neighborhood. According to the facility’s website, residents participate in recreational activity and receive nutritional counseling. Of the four individuals polled by Rehabs.com on accommodations, two gave highly favorable feedback, one moderate, and one low ratings concerning accommodations.

Facility Cleanliness and Upkeep: 3.3/5
Exercise and Leisure Offerings: 3/5

WHAT ALUMNI SAY

The two former clients polled by Rehabs.com provided contrasting feedback for McCall Center for Behavioral Health and McCall House. One awarded four or five out of five stars and one gave one-star ratings for most metrics measured, including family participation, counseling options, the staff’s level of training and experience, and the affordability of treatment. Both alumni agreed on low ratings for holistic offerings. The positive alum cited counselors as a facility strength, describing the staff as encouraging and supportive and the treatment as individualized and thorough.

The agency had an average of 4.4 out of five stars based on eight ratings on Google. Reviews on Google for McCall (none specifying which particular facility) also tended to highlight the staff. One alum wrote that staff was “unjudging in a time when you need understanding.” Another wrote that “the staff is so down-to-earth and make you feel like there is hope!”[1]

Both reviews for McCall Center services on the agency’s official Facebook page (which its staff may monitor) were also overall positive.[2] One highlighted collaboration between staff and clients and one expressed appreciation for gender-specific groups, but disappointment in pharmacy and reception services.

WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY

At the time of this writing, Rehabs.com has received feedback for McCall Center for Behavioral Health from two loved ones. Both gave generally favorable feedback and would recommend the facility to others, with the caveat that one reported having limited familiarity. They rated several aspects of McCall three and five stars, respectively, including family participation, affordability, and the staff’s level of training and experience. Holistic offerings received three and four stars.

WHAT STAFF SAY

The one McCall Center employee polled by Rehabs.com would recommend the facility, citing “quality of care” and “putting a patient’s needs first” as strengths. Three individuals also gave overall positive feedback on Indeed; two staffers described comfortable coworker relationships, suggesting a supportive rehab environment.[3]

FINANCING

McCall Center for Behavioral Health’s McCall House is partially funded by the state of Connecticut. According to the facility’s website, payment plans, discounts, and a sliding fee scale are available to eligible clients**. The center also works with several insurance companies.

[1] GoogleReviews
[2] https://www.facebook.com/pg/mccallcenterct/reviews/
[3] https://www.indeed.com/cmp/Mccall-Foundation/reviews

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