News & Insights
In a recent survey, it turns out that nearly all of us know someone who is suffering from anxiety and depression or is losing control of their alcohol or drug use. Simply put, the social restrictions placed on us by the coronavirus pandemic have caused many of us to feel we’re spiraling out of control.
Sacred Heart University is proud to announce the expansion of the collegiate recovery program to include integrated recovery coaching with their partner-in-care, Progressive Institute. The services are available in person at the main campus in Fairfield, CT and virtually via telehealth.
In this month’s Progressive Profile, we are pleased to introduce Kerry Lassen, Clinical Director at Progressive Institute. Part of the team since the Fall of 2019 and a licensed clinical social worker, Kerry leads the Progressive staff of therapists dedicated to treating mental health and substance abuse issues.
Overcoming addiction to alcohol or drugs has dramatic effects on relationships, family dynamics, and careers, leaving those in recovery with so many questions surrounding, “Now what?”. Brian Nash, Director of Recovery Coaching at Progressive Institute and over six years alcohol-free, is no exception.
Progressive Institute and Major Carriers Launch Integrated Recovery Coaching Programs to Improve Addiction Treatment Outcomes
To kick off National Recovery Month 2020, Progressive Institute has launched a landmark study to measure how integrated recovery coaching improves outcomes for people diagnosed with alcohol and other Substance Use Disorders (SUD). The Company is also proud to announce in-network partnerships with five of the largest commercial insurance carriers to cover Progressive Integrated Recovery Coaching for over 400,000 fully insured Connecticut residents.
RaeAnn Dombrowski, LCSW and primary therapist at Progressive Institute observes the correlation between chronic pain and mental health. Individuals suffering from chronic pain often experience difficulties with work, social life, and home life, creating stress in one’s life. There is a clear link between chronic stress and chronic pain and understanding this connection allows patients to utilize skills to effectively disrupt the cycle of chronic pain and reduce overall discomfort.
The Progressive Institute is a dual-licensed psychiatric and addiction outpatient treatment facility. Our purpose is to provide compassionate treatment and support for the mental health and substance addiction needs in our community through a unique combination of research-backed treatment modalities, medical informatics and medication-assisted treatment programs.