East New York Clinic OTP - Brooklyn New York

East New York Clinic OTP - Brooklyn, NY

East New York Clinic Otp is treatment center located at 494 Dumont Avenue, 1st Floor in the 11207 zip code in Brooklyn, NY that offers medication-assisted treatment for addiction. It accepts people with co-occurring substance use and mental disorders, adult women and adult men into its treatment service. East New York Clinic Otp provides buprenorphine detox, methadone detox and methadone maintenance to young adults and adults. Some of the treatment approaches used by East New York Clinic Otp consist of dialectical behavior therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy and relapse prevention. East New York Clinic Otp also includes detox programs and offers opioid detox.

Call (866) 434-2077 for 24/7 help with treatment.

WHO ANSWERS?

Address: 494 Dumont Avenue, 1st Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11207

  1. Types of Care
  2. Service Settings
  3. Opioid Medications used in Treatment
  4. Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment
  5. Type Of Treatment
  6. Pharmacotherapies
  7. Treatment Approaches
  8. FacilityOwnership
  9. License/Certification/Accreditation
  10. Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted
  11. Payment Assistance Available
  12. Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported
  13. Assessment/Pre-treatment
  14. Screening & Testing
  15. Transitional Services
  16. Ancillary Services
  17. Detoxification
  18. Counseling Services and Education
  19. Medical Services
  20. Tobacco/Screening Services
  21. Facility Smoking Policy
  22. Age Groups Accepted
  23. Gender Accepted
  24. Exclusive Services
  25. Additional Spoken Languages

Here are the full facility listing details on East New York Clinic OTP in Brooklyn, NY:

Types of Care at East New York Clinic Otp

  • Detoxification
  • Substance use treatment

Service Settings at East New York Clinic Otp

  • Outpatient treatment
  • Outpatient detoxification
  • Outpatient methadone/buprenorphine or naltrexone treatment
  • Regular outpatient treatment

Opioid Medications used in Treatment at East New York Clinic Otp

  • Methadone used in Treatment
  • Buprenorphine used in Treatment

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment at East New York Clinic Otp

  • Does not use medication for alcohol use disorder

Type Of Treatment at East New York Clinic Otp

  • buprenorphine detox
  • buprenorphine maintenance
  • methadone detox
  • methadone maintenance

Pharmacotherapies at East New York Clinic Otp

  • Methadone
  • Buprenorphine with naloxone (Ex. Suboxone)
  • Buprenorphine without naloxone
  • Medications for HIV treatment
  • Medications for Hepatitis C treatment

Treatment Approaches at East New York Clinic Otp

  • anger management
  • brief intervention
  • cognitive behavioral therapy
  • dialectical behavior therapy
  • motivational interviewing
  • relapse prevention
  • substance use counseling
  • trauma-related counseling

FacilityOwnership at East New York Clinic Otp

  • a private non-profit organization

License/Certification/Accreditation at East New York Clinic Otp

  • State substance abuse agency
  • State department of health
  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted at East New York Clinic Otp

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Cash or self-payment

Payment Assistance Available at East New York Clinic Otp

  • Sliding fee scale

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported at East New York Clinic Otp

  • adult women
  • adult men
  • people with co-occurring substance use and mental disorders

Assessment/Pre-treatment at East New York Clinic Otp

  • Comprehensive substance use assessment

Screening & Testing at East New York Clinic Otp

  • Drug or alcohol urine screening
  • HIV testing
  • Screening for Hepatitis B
  • Screening for Hepatitis C
  • Screening for mental disorders
  • Screening for substance use
  • STD testing
  • TB screening
  • Drug and alcohol oral fluid testing

Transitional Services at East New York Clinic Otp

  • Aftercare/continuing care
  • Discharge Planning
  • Naloxone and overdose education

Ancillary Services at East New York Clinic Otp

  • case management
  • early intervention for HIV
  • housing services
  • transportation assistance

Detoxification at East New York Clinic Otp

  • opioid detox

Counseling Services and Education at East New York Clinic Otp

  • individual counseling
  • group counseling
  • family counseling
  • marital/couples counseling
  • substance use education
  • hepatitis education, counseling and support
  • HIV and AIDS education, support and counseling
  • health education services
  • employment counseling or training

Medical Services at East New York Clinic Otp

  • Hepatitis A vaccination
  • Hepatitis B vaccination

Tobacco/Screening Services at East New York Clinic Otp

  • Nicotine replacement therapy
  • Non-nicotine smoking/tobacco cessation medications
  • Screening for tobacco use
  • Smoking/tobacco cessation counseling

Facility Smoking Policy at East New York Clinic Otp

  • Smoking not permitted

Age Groups Accepted at East New York Clinic Otp

  • adults
  • young adults

Gender Accepted at East New York Clinic Otp

  • women
  • men

Exclusive Services at East New York Clinic Otp

  • Methadone and buprenorphine clients only
  • Methadone clients only
  • All Clients in Opioid Treatment Program

Additional Spoken Languages at East New York Clinic Otp

  • Spanish

Phone #: 718-385-4000 x1

Call (866) 434-2077 for 24/7 help with treatment.

WHO ANSWERS?

Is Methadone a safe option for addiction treatment?

Methadone treatment can be a safe and effective option for individuals struggling with opioid addiction, especially when administered under the supervision of a qualified healthcare provider as part of a comprehensive addiction treatment program, such as the one that can be found at East New York Clinic OTP. Methadone is an opioid medication that is used to help manage opioid withdrawal symptoms and cravings, making it easier for individuals to reduce or quit their use of other opioids like heroin or prescription painkillers.

Here are some key points to consider regarding the safety of methadone treatment:

  1. Supervised Administration: Methadone treatment is typically provided through opioid treatment programs (OTPs) or clinics where patients receive a daily dose of methadone under the supervision of healthcare professionals. This helps reduce the risk of misuse and overdose.

  2. Reduces Withdrawal Symptoms: Methadone can alleviate the severe withdrawal symptoms associated with opioids, which can be a significant barrier to recovery. This can enhance the patient's quality of life and make it easier for them to engage in therapy and counseling.

  3. Harm Reduction: Methadone maintenance treatment can be viewed as a harm reduction approach. While it doesn't necessarily lead to immediate abstinence, it reduces the risks associated with illicit opioid use, such as overdose and the transmission of infectious diseases (e.g., HIV and hepatitis).

  4. Individualized Treatment: Methadone treatment should be individualized to meet the unique needs of each patient. The dose is typically adjusted based on the patient's response and progress in treatment.

  5. Legal Regulation: Methadone clinics and providers are subject to strict regulations and oversight by government agencies to ensure safety and appropriate use of the medication.

However, it's important to note that methadone is an opioid itself and can be habit-forming. When taken as prescribed and under medical supervision, the risk of addiction to methadone is relatively low. However, misuse or diversion of methadone can lead to addiction and other negative consequences.

Methadone treatment is not suitable for everyone. Individuals with certain medical conditions or contraindications may not be candidates for methadone treatment. It's essential for addiction treatment centers like East New York Clinic OTP to conduct a thorough assessment before starting someone on methadone.

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