Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at CTC Programs to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

In adherence to the social distancing recommendations provided by the CDC, we have implemented strict protocols at our clinic to ensure the safety of our patients and staff.

  • Patients who have active symptoms of illness or a fever of 100 degrees or higher must call ahead to arrange after-hours dosing.
  • The number of people allowed inside the building at any given time is restricted based on county, state, and federal guidelines.
  • The number of people waiting in line is restricted based on county, state, and federal guidelines, and those present must maintain a minimum distance of six feet from one another.
  • To maintain line restrictions, patients are asked to wait in their cars until direction is given.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at CTC Programs.

  • These restrictions have been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.
  • We are in communication with our local health department to receive important community-specific updates.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

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Fitchburg Comprehensive Treatment Center

155 Airport Rd
Fitchburg, MA 01420

Business Hours

Mon-Fri: 5:30am-2:30pm
Sat: 6am-10am
Sun: 6am-12pm

Medicating Hours

Mon-Fri: 5:45am-11:30am
Sat-Sun: 6am-10am

Services We Offer

Methadone Maintenance
Suboxone Maintenance

About Fitchburg Comprehensive Treatment Center in Fitchburg, MA

Fitchburg Comprehensive Treatment Center (CTC) is an outpatient opioid addiction treatment clinic located in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. We offer medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and both individual and group therapies, a proven combination that helps our patients make the lifestyle changes needed to achieve long-term recovery.

Unlike other methadone clinics, we offer more than one medication to lessen opioid cravings and withdrawal symptoms, including methadone and Suboxone. Medications such as methadone help our patients stop using opioids and start functioning at higher levels without producing the euphoric effects of opioids.

By participating in MAT, our patients are much more likely to remain in treatment, and they lower their risk for future relapse. Our goal is to work closely with every patient to help them regain control of their life and future.

Therapies Used in Our Fitchburg Clinic

When you seek care at our Fitchburg methadone clinic, you take part in individual and group therapies in addition to receiving medications such as methadone. Taking part in counseling is an integral part of getting to the root of a person’s opioid use, helping them process past trauma and emotions that may have contributed to their development of an opioid addiction.

Group therapy is a foundational component of the recovery process at Fitchburg Comprehensive Treatment Center. During group sessions, patients can participate in targeted discussions that allow them to hear the diverse perspectives of other participants. They can also connect with others who share their experiences with opioid addiction and build a community that supports them throughout their recovery.

Individual therapy sessions offer our patients the opportunity to discuss any concerns they may not feel comfortable bringing up in group therapy, along with their progress toward their recovery goals. We help our patients gain the tools they need to take an active role in their recovery so that they experience success for years to come.

Individualized Treatment for Opioid Addiction in Fitchburg, MA

At Fitchburg CTC, we offer a more individualized treatment experience than a typical methadone clinic, tailoring every patient’s care to their specific medical history, symptoms, challenges, and strengths. Our multidisciplinary team works closely with each patient to understand how opioid addiction is affecting their mind, body, and life so that we can develop a plan of care that addresses their specific needs.

We collaborate with all our patients on their care, encouraging them to actively participate in their treatment and to take ownership of their recovery. Every person who seeks care at Fitchburg Comprehensive Treatment Center sets the groundwork for continued success.

This place saved my life. Yes it was hard and yes it took time, but you know it's all worth it if you want to change.

– Jen R.