Rutgers/UBHC Specialized Addiction Treatment Services - New Brunswick New Jersey

Rutgers/UBHC Specialized Addiction Treatment Services - New Brunswick, NJ

Rutgers/ubhc Specialized Addiction Treatment Services is treatment center located at 303 George Street, 2nd Floor in the 08901 zip code in New Brunswick, NJ that offers medication-assisted substance abuse treatment. It accepts people with co-occurring substance use and mental disorders, people with trauma and adult women into its treatment program. Rutgers/ubhc Specialized Addiction Treatment Services provides relapse prevention from naltrexone, buprenorphine maintenance and naltrexone administration to adults and young adults. Some of the treatment approaches used by Rutgers/ubhc Specialized Addiction Treatment Services consist of anger management, relapse prevention and substance use counseling.

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

WHO ANSWERS?

Address: 303 George Street, 2nd Floor, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

  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. Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported
  12. Assessment/Pre-treatment
  13. Screening & Testing
  14. Transitional Services
  15. Ancillary Services
  16. Other Addictions Treatment
  17. Counseling Services and Education
  18. Tobacco/Screening Services
  19. Facility Smoking Policy
  20. Age Groups Accepted
  21. Gender Accepted
  22. Services for deaf

Here are the full facility listing details on Rutgers/UBHC Specialized Addiction Treatment Services in New Brunswick, NJ:

Types of Care at Rutgers/ubhc Specialized Addiction Treatment Services

  • Substance use treatment

Service Settings at Rutgers/ubhc Specialized Addiction Treatment Services

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

Opioid Medications used in Treatment at Rutgers/ubhc Specialized Addiction Treatment Services

  • Buprenorphine used in Treatment
  • Naltrexone used in Treatment

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment at Rutgers/ubhc Specialized Addiction Treatment Services

  • This facility administers/prescribes medication for alcohol use disorder

Type Of Treatment at Rutgers/ubhc Specialized Addiction Treatment Services

  • buprenorphine maintenance
  • suboxone prescription
  • naltrexone administration
  • relapse prevention from naltrexone

Pharmacotherapies at Rutgers/ubhc Specialized Addiction Treatment Services

  • Acamprosate (Campral)
  • Disulfiram (Antabuse)
  • Buprenorphine with naloxone (Ex. Suboxone)
  • Buprenorphine without naloxone
  • Naltrexone (oral)
  • Naltrexone (extended-release, injectable naltrexone - Vivitrol)
  • Medications for psychiatric disorders

Treatment Approaches at Rutgers/ubhc Specialized Addiction Treatment Services

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

FacilityOwnership at Rutgers/ubhc Specialized Addiction Treatment Services

  • the State government

License/Certification/Accreditation at Rutgers/ubhc Specialized Addiction Treatment Services

  • State substance abuse agency
  • State mental health department
  • The Joint Commission

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted at Rutgers/ubhc Specialized Addiction Treatment Services

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

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported at Rutgers/ubhc Specialized Addiction Treatment Services

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

Assessment/Pre-treatment at Rutgers/ubhc Specialized Addiction Treatment Services

  • Comprehensive mental health assessment
  • Comprehensive substance use assessment
  • Interim services for clients

Screening & Testing at Rutgers/ubhc Specialized Addiction Treatment Services

  • Drug or alcohol urine screening
  • HIV testing
  • Screening for mental disorders
  • Screening for substance use

Transitional Services at Rutgers/ubhc Specialized Addiction Treatment Services

  • Discharge Planning
  • Naloxone and overdose education

Ancillary Services at Rutgers/ubhc Specialized Addiction Treatment Services

  • case management
  • early intervention for HIV
  • mental health services
  • social skills development
  • professional intervention

Other Addictions Treatment at Rutgers/ubhc Specialized Addiction Treatment Services

  • Treatment for non-substance use addiction disorder

Counseling Services and Education at Rutgers/ubhc Specialized Addiction Treatment Services

  • 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 Rutgers/ubhc Specialized Addiction Treatment Services

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

Facility Smoking Policy at Rutgers/ubhc Specialized Addiction Treatment Services

  • Smoking permitted in designated area

Age Groups Accepted at Rutgers/ubhc Specialized Addiction Treatment Services

  • adults
  • young adults

Gender Accepted at Rutgers/ubhc Specialized Addiction Treatment Services

  • women
  • men

Services for deaf at Rutgers/ubhc Specialized Addiction Treatment Services

  • Services for the deaf and hard of hearing are available

Phone #: 732-235-6800

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 Rutgers/UBHC Specialized Addiction Treatment Services. 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 Rutgers/UBHC Specialized Addiction Treatment Services to conduct a thorough assessment before starting someone on methadone.

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