John Brooks Recovery Center - Atlantic City New Jersey

John Brooks Recovery Center - Atlantic City, NJ

John Brooks Recovery Center is treatment center located at 1931 Bacharach Boulevard in the 08401 zip code in Atlantic City, NJ that offers medication assisted substance use treatment. It accepts pregnant/postpartum women, people with trauma and lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender LGBT into its treatment program. John Brooks Recovery Center provides naltrexone administration, relapse prevention from naltrexone and suboxone prescription to young adults and adults. Some of the treatment approaches used by John Brooks Recovery Center consist of trauma-related counseling, substance use counseling and relapse prevention.

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

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Address: 1931 Bacharach Boulevard, Atlantic City, NJ 08401

  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. Counseling Services and Education
  18. Medical Services
  19. Tobacco/Screening Services
  20. Facility Smoking Policy
  21. Age Groups Accepted
  22. Gender Accepted
  23. Exclusive Services
  24. Additional Spoken Languages

Here are the full facility listing details on John Brooks Recovery Center in Atlantic City, NJ:

Types of Care at John Brooks Recovery Center

  • Substance use treatment
  • Treatment for co-occurring serious mental health illness/serious emotional disturbance and substance use disorders

Service Settings at John Brooks Recovery Center

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

Opioid Medications used in Treatment at John Brooks Recovery Center

  • Methadone used in Treatment
  • Buprenorphine used in Treatment
  • Naltrexone used in Treatment

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment at John Brooks Recovery Center

  • Does not treat alcohol use disorder

Type Of Treatment at John Brooks Recovery Center

  • suboxone prescription
  • naltrexone administration
  • relapse prevention from naltrexone

Pharmacotherapies at John Brooks Recovery Center

  • Methadone
  • Buprenorphine with naloxone (Ex. Suboxone)
  • Naltrexone (extended-release, injectable naltrexone - Vivitrol)

Treatment Approaches at John Brooks Recovery Center

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

FacilityOwnership at John Brooks Recovery Center

  • a private non-profit organization

License/Certification/Accreditation at John Brooks Recovery Center

  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted at John Brooks Recovery Center

  • Medicaid
  • Cash or self-payment

Payment Assistance Available at John Brooks Recovery Center

  • Payment assistance

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported at John Brooks Recovery Center

  • transitional age young adults
  • adult women
  • pregnant/postpartum women
  • adult men
  • seniors and older adults
  • lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT)
  • veterans
  • military families
  • court/judicial system clients
  • people with co-occurring substance use and mental disorders
  • people with HIV or AIDS
  • sexual abuse victims
  • domestic violence victims
  • people with trauma
  • people with co-occurring substance use and pain

Assessment/Pre-treatment at John Brooks Recovery Center

  • Comprehensive mental health assessment
  • Comprehensive substance use assessment
  • Interim services for clients
  • Outreach to persons in the community

Screening & Testing at John Brooks Recovery Center

  • Breathalyzer or blood alcohol testing
  • 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 John Brooks Recovery Center

  • Aftercare/continuing care
  • Discharge Planning
  • Naloxone and overdose education
  • Outcome follow-up after discharge

Ancillary Services at John Brooks Recovery Center

  • case management
  • domestic violence services
  • early intervention for HIV
  • housing services
  • mental health services
  • self-help groups
  • social skills development
  • transportation assistance
  • professional intervention
  • mentoring/peer support

Counseling Services and Education at John Brooks Recovery Center

  • individual counseling
  • group counseling
  • family counseling
  • substance use education
  • hepatitis education, counseling and support
  • HIV and AIDS education, support and counseling
  • health education services

Medical Services at John Brooks Recovery Center

  • Hepatitis A vaccination
  • Hepatitis B vaccination

Tobacco/Screening Services at John Brooks Recovery Center

  • Screening for tobacco use

Facility Smoking Policy at John Brooks Recovery Center

  • Smoking permitted in designated area

Age Groups Accepted at John Brooks Recovery Center

  • adults
  • young adults

Gender Accepted at John Brooks Recovery Center

  • women
  • men

Exclusive Services at John Brooks Recovery Center

  • Methadone and buprenorphine clients only
  • Specially designed program for DUI/DWI clients
  • Methadone clients only
  • All Clients in Opioid Treatment Program

Additional Spoken Languages at John Brooks Recovery Center

  • Spanish

Phone #: 609-345-2020 x1111

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

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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 John Brooks Recovery Center. 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 John Brooks Recovery Center to conduct a thorough assessment before starting someone on methadone.

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