Saint Marys Healthcare OTP Clinic - Amsterdam New York

Saint Marys Healthcare OTP Clinic - Amsterdam, NY

Saint Marys Healthcare Otp Clinic is treatment facility located at 4988 State Highway 30 in the 12010 zip code in Amsterdam, NY that offers medication-assisted substance use treatment. It accepts adult women, adult men and people with co-occurring substance use and mental disorders into its treatment service. Saint Marys Healthcare Otp Clinic provides methadone detox, relapse prevention from naltrexone and methadone maintenance to young adults and adults. Some of the treatment approaches used by Saint Marys Healthcare Otp Clinic consist of cognitive behavioral therapy, 12-step facilitation and brief intervention. Saint Marys Healthcare Otp Clinic also includes detox programs and offers opioid detox.

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

WHO ANSWERS?

Address: 4988 State Highway 30, Amsterdam, NY 12010

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

Here are the full facility listing details on Saint Marys Healthcare OTP Clinic in Amsterdam, NY:

Types of Care at Saint Marys Healthcare Otp Clinic

  • Detoxification
  • Substance use treatment

Service Settings at Saint Marys Healthcare Otp Clinic

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

Hospitals at Saint Marys Healthcare Otp Clinic

  • General Hospital (including VA hospital)

Opioid Medications used in Treatment at Saint Marys Healthcare Otp Clinic

  • Methadone used in Treatment
  • Naltrexone used in Treatment

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment at Saint Marys Healthcare Otp Clinic

  • This facility administers/prescribes medication for alcohol use disorder

Type Of Treatment at Saint Marys Healthcare Otp Clinic

  • methadone detox
  • methadone maintenance
  • relapse prevention from naltrexone

Pharmacotherapies at Saint Marys Healthcare Otp Clinic

  • Acamprosate (Campral)
  • Disulfiram (Antabuse)
  • Methadone
  • Naltrexone (oral)
  • Naltrexone (extended-release, injectable naltrexone - Vivitrol)
  • Medications for psychiatric disorders
  • Clonidine

Treatment Approaches at Saint Marys Healthcare Otp Clinic

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

FacilityOwnership at Saint Marys Healthcare Otp Clinic

  • a private non-profit organization

License/Certification/Accreditation at Saint Marys Healthcare Otp Clinic

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

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted at Saint Marys Healthcare Otp Clinic

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Private health insurance
  • Cash or self-payment
  • State-financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid

Payment Assistance Available at Saint Marys Healthcare Otp Clinic

  • Payment assistance
  • Sliding fee scale

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported at Saint Marys Healthcare Otp Clinic

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

Assessment/Pre-treatment at Saint Marys Healthcare Otp Clinic

  • Comprehensive substance use assessment

Screening & Testing at Saint Marys Healthcare Otp Clinic

  • Breathalyzer or blood alcohol testing
  • Drug or alcohol urine screening
  • Screening for Hepatitis B
  • Screening for Hepatitis C
  • Screening for mental disorders
  • Screening for substance use
  • STD testing
  • TB screening

Transitional Services at Saint Marys Healthcare Otp Clinic

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

Ancillary Services at Saint Marys Healthcare Otp Clinic

  • housing services
  • self-help groups
  • social skills development
  • mentoring/peer support

Detoxification at Saint Marys Healthcare Otp Clinic

  • opioid detox

Counseling Services and Education at Saint Marys Healthcare Otp Clinic

  • 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 Saint Marys Healthcare Otp Clinic

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

Facility Smoking Policy at Saint Marys Healthcare Otp Clinic

  • Smoking not permitted

Age Groups Accepted at Saint Marys Healthcare Otp Clinic

  • adults
  • young adults

Gender Accepted at Saint Marys Healthcare Otp Clinic

  • women
  • men

Exclusive Services at Saint Marys Healthcare Otp Clinic

  • Methadone clients only
  • All Clients in Opioid Treatment Program

Additional Spoken Languages at Saint Marys Healthcare Otp Clinic

  • Spanish

Phone #: 518-843-4410

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 Marys Healthcare OTP 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 Marys Healthcare OTP Clinic to conduct a thorough assessment before starting someone on methadone.

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