JFK Center for Behavioral Health - Edison New Jersey

JFK Center for Behavioral Health - Edison, NJ

Jfk Center For Behavioral Health is treatment facility located at 65 James Street in the 08820 zip code in Edison, NJ that offers medication-assisted substance use treatment. It accepts court/judicial system clients into its treatment service. Jfk Center For Behavioral Health provides relapse prevention from naltrexone and naltrexone administration to children and adolescents. Some of the treatment approaches used by Jfk Center For Behavioral Health consist of brief intervention, rational emotive behavioral therapy and 12-step facilitation.

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Address: 65 James Street, Edison, NJ 08820

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

Here are the full facility listing details on JFK Center for Behavioral Health in Edison, NJ:

Types of Care at Jfk Center For Behavioral Health

  • Substance use treatment

Service Settings at Jfk Center For Behavioral Health

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

Hospitals at Jfk Center For Behavioral Health

  • General Hospital (including VA hospital)

Opioid Medications used in Treatment at Jfk Center For Behavioral Health

  • Naltrexone used in Treatment

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment at Jfk Center For Behavioral Health

  • This facility administers/prescribes medication for alcohol use disorder

Type Of Treatment at Jfk Center For Behavioral Health

  • naltrexone administration
  • relapse prevention from naltrexone

Pharmacotherapies at Jfk Center For Behavioral Health

  • Acamprosate (Campral)
  • Naltrexone (oral)
  • Medications for psychiatric disorders

Treatment Approaches at Jfk Center For Behavioral Health

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

FacilityOwnership at Jfk Center For Behavioral Health

  • a private non-profit organization

License/Certification/Accreditation at Jfk Center For Behavioral Health

  • State substance abuse agency
  • State department of health
  • State mental health department
  • Hospital licensing authority
  • The Joint Commission

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted at Jfk Center For Behavioral Health

  • Federal, or any government funding for substance use programs
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Private health insurance
  • Cash or self-payment

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported at Jfk Center For Behavioral Health

  • court/judicial system clients

Assessment/Pre-treatment at Jfk Center For Behavioral Health

  • Comprehensive mental health assessment
  • Comprehensive substance use assessment

Screening & Testing at Jfk Center For Behavioral Health

  • 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

Transitional Services at Jfk Center For Behavioral Health

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

Ancillary Services at Jfk Center For Behavioral Health

  • case management
  • domestic violence services
  • early intervention for HIV
  • mental health services

Other Addictions Treatment at Jfk Center For Behavioral Health

  • Treatment for non-substance use addiction disorder

Counseling Services and Education at Jfk Center For Behavioral Health

  • 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

Tobacco/Screening Services at Jfk Center For Behavioral Health

  • Screening for tobacco use
  • Smoking/tobacco cessation counseling

Facility Smoking Policy at Jfk Center For Behavioral Health

  • Smoking not permitted

Age Groups Accepted at Jfk Center For Behavioral Health

  • children and adolescents

Gender Accepted at Jfk Center For Behavioral Health

  • women
  • men

Exclusive Services at Jfk Center For Behavioral Health

  • Specially designed program for DUI/DWI clients

Services for deaf at Jfk Center For Behavioral Health

  • Services for the deaf and hard of hearing are available

Phone #: 732-321-7189

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

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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 JFK Center for Behavioral Health. 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 JFK Center for Behavioral Health to conduct a thorough assessment before starting someone on methadone.

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