Saint Johns Riverside Hospital Opioid Treatment Program - Yonkers New York

Saint Johns Riverside Hospital Opioid Treatment Program - Yonkers, NY

Saint Johns Riverside Hospital Opioid Treatment Program is treatment center located at 2 Park Avenue in the 10703 zip code in Yonkers, NY that offers medication-assisted addiction treatment. It accepts seniors and older adults, adult women and adult men into its treatment service. Saint Johns Riverside Hospital Opioid Treatment Program provides methadone maintenance to adults and young adults. Some of the treatment approaches used by Saint Johns Riverside Hospital Opioid Treatment Program consist of contingency management/motivational incentives, trauma-related counseling and substance use counseling.

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WHO ANSWERS?

Address: 2 Park Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10703

  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. Payment Assistance Available
  13. Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported
  14. Assessment/Pre-treatment
  15. Screening & Testing
  16. Transitional Services
  17. Ancillary Services
  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
  25. Additional Spoken Languages

Here are the full facility listing details on Saint Johns Riverside Hospital Opioid Treatment Program in Yonkers, NY:

Types of Care at Saint Johns Riverside Hospital Opioid Treatment Program

  • Substance use treatment

Service Settings at Saint Johns Riverside Hospital Opioid Treatment Program

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

Hospitals at Saint Johns Riverside Hospital Opioid Treatment Program

  • General Hospital (including VA hospital)

Opioid Medications used in Treatment at Saint Johns Riverside Hospital Opioid Treatment Program

  • Methadone used in Treatment

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment at Saint Johns Riverside Hospital Opioid Treatment Program

  • Does not treat alcohol use disorder

Type Of Treatment at Saint Johns Riverside Hospital Opioid Treatment Program

  • methadone maintenance

Pharmacotherapies at Saint Johns Riverside Hospital Opioid Treatment Program

  • Methadone

Treatment Approaches at Saint Johns Riverside Hospital Opioid Treatment Program

  • brief intervention
  • cognitive behavioral therapy
  • contingency management/motivational incentives
  • motivational interviewing
  • relapse prevention
  • substance use counseling
  • trauma-related counseling

FacilityOwnership at Saint Johns Riverside Hospital Opioid Treatment Program

  • a private non-profit organization

License/Certification/Accreditation at Saint Johns Riverside Hospital Opioid Treatment Program

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

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted at Saint Johns Riverside Hospital Opioid Treatment Program

  • Medicaid
  • Military insurance
  • Private health insurance
  • Cash or self-payment

Payment Assistance Available at Saint Johns Riverside Hospital Opioid Treatment Program

  • Sliding fee scale

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported at Saint Johns Riverside Hospital Opioid Treatment Program

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

Assessment/Pre-treatment at Saint Johns Riverside Hospital Opioid Treatment Program

  • Comprehensive mental health assessment
  • Comprehensive substance use assessment
  • Outreach to persons in the community

Screening & Testing at Saint Johns Riverside Hospital Opioid Treatment Program

  • 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 Saint Johns Riverside Hospital Opioid Treatment Program

  • Aftercare/continuing care
  • Discharge Planning

Ancillary Services at Saint Johns Riverside Hospital Opioid Treatment Program

  • case management
  • housing services
  • mental health services
  • social skills development

Counseling Services and Education at Saint Johns Riverside Hospital Opioid Treatment Program

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

Tobacco/Screening Services at Saint Johns Riverside Hospital Opioid Treatment Program

  • Screening for tobacco use
  • Smoking/tobacco cessation counseling

Facility Smoking Policy at Saint Johns Riverside Hospital Opioid Treatment Program

  • Smoking not permitted

Age Groups Accepted at Saint Johns Riverside Hospital Opioid Treatment Program

  • adults
  • young adults

Gender Accepted at Saint Johns Riverside Hospital Opioid Treatment Program

  • women
  • men

Exclusive Services at Saint Johns Riverside Hospital Opioid Treatment Program

  • Methadone clients only
  • All Clients in Opioid Treatment Program

Services for deaf at Saint Johns Riverside Hospital Opioid Treatment Program

  • Services for the deaf and hard of hearing are available

Additional Spoken Languages at Saint Johns Riverside Hospital Opioid Treatment Program

  • Spanish

Phone #: 914-964-7310 x7714

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 Saint Johns Riverside Hospital Opioid Treatment Program. 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 Saint Johns Riverside Hospital Opioid Treatment Program to conduct a thorough assessment before starting someone on methadone.

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