Saint Josephs Hospital/Yonkers Prospect Clinic - Brooklyn New York

Saint Josephs Hospital/Yonkers Prospect Clinic - Brooklyn, NY

Saint Josephs Hospital/yonkers Prospect Clinic is treatment center located at 1480 Prospect Place in the 11213 zip code in Brooklyn, NY that offers medication-assisted substance use treatment. It accepts adult men and adult women into its treatment service. Saint Josephs Hospital/yonkers Prospect Clinic provides methadone maintenance to adults and young adults. Some of the treatment approaches used by Saint Josephs Hospital/yonkers Prospect Clinic consist of relapse prevention, anger management and cognitive behavioral therapy.

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

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Address: 1480 Prospect Place, Brooklyn, NY 11213

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

Here are the full facility listing details on Saint Josephs Hospital/Yonkers Prospect Clinic in Brooklyn, NY:

Types of Care at Saint Josephs Hospital/yonkers Prospect Clinic

  • Substance use treatment

Service Settings at Saint Josephs Hospital/yonkers Prospect Clinic

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

Hospitals at Saint Josephs Hospital/yonkers Prospect Clinic

  • General Hospital (including VA hospital)

Opioid Medications used in Treatment at Saint Josephs Hospital/yonkers Prospect Clinic

  • Methadone used in Treatment

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment at Saint Josephs Hospital/yonkers Prospect Clinic

  • Does not treat alcohol use disorder

Type Of Treatment at Saint Josephs Hospital/yonkers Prospect Clinic

  • methadone maintenance

Pharmacotherapies at Saint Josephs Hospital/yonkers Prospect Clinic

  • Methadone

Treatment Approaches at Saint Josephs Hospital/yonkers Prospect Clinic

  • anger management
  • brief intervention
  • cognitive behavioral therapy
  • motivational interviewing
  • relapse prevention
  • substance use counseling
  • 12-step facilitation

FacilityOwnership at Saint Josephs Hospital/yonkers Prospect Clinic

  • a private non-profit organization

License/Certification/Accreditation at Saint Josephs Hospital/yonkers Prospect Clinic

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

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted at Saint Josephs Hospital/yonkers Prospect Clinic

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

Payment Assistance Available at Saint Josephs Hospital/yonkers Prospect Clinic

  • Sliding fee scale

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported at Saint Josephs Hospital/yonkers Prospect Clinic

  • adult women
  • adult men

Assessment/Pre-treatment at Saint Josephs Hospital/yonkers Prospect Clinic

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

Screening & Testing at Saint Josephs Hospital/yonkers Prospect Clinic

  • 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

Transitional Services at Saint Josephs Hospital/yonkers Prospect Clinic

  • Aftercare/continuing care
  • Discharge Planning
  • Outcome follow-up after discharge

Counseling Services and Education at Saint Josephs Hospital/yonkers Prospect Clinic

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

Tobacco/Screening Services at Saint Josephs Hospital/yonkers Prospect Clinic

  • Screening for tobacco use
  • Smoking/tobacco cessation counseling

Facility Smoking Policy at Saint Josephs Hospital/yonkers Prospect Clinic

  • Smoking not permitted

Age Groups Accepted at Saint Josephs Hospital/yonkers Prospect Clinic

  • adults
  • young adults

Gender Accepted at Saint Josephs Hospital/yonkers Prospect Clinic

  • women
  • men

Exclusive Services at Saint Josephs Hospital/yonkers Prospect Clinic

  • Methadone clients only
  • All Clients in Opioid Treatment Program

Additional Spoken Languages at Saint Josephs Hospital/yonkers Prospect Clinic

  • Spanish

Phone #: 718-953-2302

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 Saint Josephs Hospital/Yonkers Prospect Clinic. 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 Josephs Hospital/Yonkers Prospect Clinic to conduct a thorough assessment before starting someone on methadone.

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