Suffolk County Department of Health Service OTP - Hauppauge New York

Suffolk County Department of Health Service OTP - Hauppauge, NY

Suffolk County Department Of Health Service Otp is treatment center located at 200 Wireless Boulevard in the 11788 zip code in Hauppauge, NY that offers medication assisted treatment for addiction. Suffolk County Department Of Health Service Otp provides methadone detox and methadone maintenance to adults and young adults. Some of the treatment approaches used by Suffolk County Department Of Health Service Otp consist of cognitive behavioral therapy, relapse prevention and substance use counseling. Suffolk County Department Of Health Service Otp also offers detox services and offers opioid detox.

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

WHO ANSWERS?

Address: 200 Wireless Boulevard, Hauppauge, NY 11788

  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. Assessment/Pre-treatment
  13. Screening & Testing
  14. Transitional Services
  15. Ancillary Services
  16. Detoxification
  17. Counseling Services and Education
  18. Medical Services
  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 Suffolk County Department of Health Service OTP in Hauppauge, NY:

Types of Care at Suffolk County Department Of Health Service Otp

  • Detoxification
  • Substance use treatment

Service Settings at Suffolk County Department Of Health Service Otp

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

Opioid Medications used in Treatment at Suffolk County Department Of Health Service Otp

  • Methadone used in Treatment

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment at Suffolk County Department Of Health Service Otp

  • Does not treat alcohol use disorder

Type Of Treatment at Suffolk County Department Of Health Service Otp

  • methadone detox
  • methadone maintenance

Pharmacotherapies at Suffolk County Department Of Health Service Otp

  • Methadone
  • Medications for psychiatric disorders

Treatment Approaches at Suffolk County Department Of Health Service Otp

  • brief intervention
  • cognitive behavioral therapy
  • motivational interviewing
  • relapse prevention
  • substance use counseling

FacilityOwnership at Suffolk County Department Of Health Service Otp

  • the local government

License/Certification/Accreditation at Suffolk County Department Of Health Service Otp

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

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted at Suffolk County Department Of Health Service Otp

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

Payment Assistance Available at Suffolk County Department Of Health Service Otp

  • Sliding fee scale

Assessment/Pre-treatment at Suffolk County Department Of Health Service Otp

  • Comprehensive mental health assessment
  • Comprehensive substance use assessment

Screening & Testing at Suffolk County Department Of Health Service Otp

  • 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 Suffolk County Department Of Health Service Otp

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

Ancillary Services at Suffolk County Department Of Health Service Otp

  • case management
  • mental health services
  • transportation assistance

Detoxification at Suffolk County Department Of Health Service Otp

  • opioid detox

Counseling Services and Education at Suffolk County Department Of Health Service Otp

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

Medical Services at Suffolk County Department Of Health Service Otp

  • Hepatitis A vaccination
  • Hepatitis B vaccination

Tobacco/Screening Services at Suffolk County Department Of Health Service Otp

  • Screening for tobacco use
  • Smoking/tobacco cessation counseling

Facility Smoking Policy at Suffolk County Department Of Health Service Otp

  • Smoking permitted in designated area

Age Groups Accepted at Suffolk County Department Of Health Service Otp

  • adults
  • young adults

Gender Accepted at Suffolk County Department Of Health Service Otp

  • women
  • men

Exclusive Services at Suffolk County Department Of Health Service Otp

  • Methadone clients only
  • All Clients in Opioid Treatment Program

Additional Spoken Languages at Suffolk County Department Of Health Service Otp

  • Spanish

Phone #: 631-853-7373

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 Suffolk County Department of Health Service OTP. 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 Suffolk County Department of Health Service OTP to conduct a thorough assessment before starting someone on methadone.

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