STAR Program OP - Franklin Square New York

STAR Program OP - Franklin Square, NY

Star Program Op is treatment center located at 340 Dogwood Avenue, Suite 106 in the 11010 zip code in Franklin Square, NY that offers medication-assisted addiction treatment. It accepts court/judicial system clients, people with co-occurring substance use and mental disorders and people with trauma into its treatment program. Star Program Op provides relapse prevention from naltrexone, naltrexone administration and suboxone prescription to children and adolescents. Some of the treatment approaches used by Star Program Op consist of cognitive behavioral therapy, relapse prevention and anger management.

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

WHO ANSWERS?

Address: 340 Dogwood Avenue, Suite 106, Franklin Square, NY 11010

  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. Other Addictions Treatment
  18. Counseling Services and Education
  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 STAR Program OP in Franklin Square, NY:

Types of Care at Star Program Op

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

Service Settings at Star Program Op

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

Opioid Medications used in Treatment at Star Program Op

  • Buprenorphine used in Treatment
  • Naltrexone used in Treatment

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment at Star Program Op

  • This facility administers/prescribes medication for alcohol use disorder

Type Of Treatment at Star Program Op

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

Pharmacotherapies at Star Program Op

  • 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 Star Program Op

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

FacilityOwnership at Star Program Op

  • a private non-profit organization

License/Certification/Accreditation at Star Program Op

  • State substance abuse agency

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted at Star Program Op

  • Federal, or any government funding for substance use programs
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Private health insurance
  • Cash or self-payment
  • State-financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid

Payment Assistance Available at Star Program Op

  • Payment assistance
  • Sliding fee scale

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported at Star Program Op

  • teenagers
  • transitional age young adults
  • adult women
  • pregnant/postpartum women
  • adult men
  • seniors and older adults
  • lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT)
  • veterans
  • active duty military
  • 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 Star Program Op

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

Screening & Testing at Star Program Op

  • Breathalyzer or blood alcohol testing
  • Drug or alcohol urine screening
  • Screening for mental disorders
  • Screening for substance use
  • Drug and alcohol oral fluid testing

Transitional Services at Star Program Op

  • Aftercare/continuing care
  • Discharge Planning

Ancillary Services at Star Program Op

  • professional intervention

Other Addictions Treatment at Star Program Op

  • Treatment for gambling disorder

Counseling Services and Education at Star Program Op

  • individual counseling
  • group counseling
  • family counseling
  • marital/couples counseling
  • substance use education
  • HIV and AIDS education, support and counseling
  • employment counseling or training
  • vocational training and educational support

Tobacco/Screening Services at Star Program Op

  • Screening for tobacco use
  • Smoking/tobacco cessation counseling

Facility Smoking Policy at Star Program Op

  • Smoking not permitted

Age Groups Accepted at Star Program Op

  • children and adolescents

Gender Accepted at Star Program Op

  • women
  • men

Exclusive Services at Star Program Op

  • Specially designed program for DUI/DWI clients

Additional Spoken Languages at Star Program Op

  • Korean
  • Spanish

Phone #: 516-505-1717

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 STAR Program OP. 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 STAR Program OP to conduct a thorough assessment before starting someone on methadone.