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Admission into any of our programs begins with a brief, no-cost screening that can be completed via telephone to gather demographic, insurance and clinical information needed by the assessment team.
Start the process by calling 800-832-1022 or 860-535-1010, and select option 1.

Physicians and hospitals may fax information/referrals to 860-415-9726.

Admissions to the Starlight Military Substance Abuse Program

Phone: 860-235-5570
Toll-free: 877-313-0988

Program Admission Criteria


The Detox Program at Stonington Institute is designed for individuals over the age of 18 who have a history of heavy and/or prolonged use of alcohol and/or other drugs, and are in need of detoxification in a voluntary, medically-monitored detoxification setting. The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) criteria is used in determining admission to and length of stay in Detox.

Learn more about what to bring to Detox here.

Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) and Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

Adults who have completed or do not meet the criteria for a detox program may admit directly to one of our partial hospitalization or intensive outpatient programs. These day treatment programs are available at our location at 618 Poquonnock Road.

Learn more about our Outpatient Programs here.

Learn more about what to bring to outpatient treatment here.

Accepted Forms of Payment

  • Commercial Insurance/HMO
  • Medicaid
  • Self Pay Arrangements

*Stonington Institute is not a Medicare provider.

Start Your Journey to Recovery

Stonington Institute’s professional staff are here to help. Call 800-832-1022 or 860-535-1010 and select option 1 for a no-cost screening that gathers demographic, insurance and clinical information needed by the assessment team. If you need immediate medical assistance, contact 911 or seek the nearest emergency room.