Town of Smithtown/Horizons Counseling - Smithtown New York

Town of Smithtown/Horizons Counseling - Smithtown, NY

Town Of Smithtown/horizons Counseling is treatment center located at 161 East Main Street in the 11787 zip code in Smithtown, NY that offers medication assisted substance use treatment. It accepts teenagers, adult men and adult women into its treatment program. Town Of Smithtown/horizons Counseling provides suboxone prescription and buprenorphine maintenance to children and adolescents. Some of the treatment approaches used by Town Of Smithtown/horizons Counseling consist of anger management, 12-step facilitation and matrix Model.

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WHO ANSWERS?

Address: 161 East Main Street, Smithtown, NY 11787

  1. Types of Care
  2. Service Settings
  3. Opioid Medications used in Treatment
  4. Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment
  5. External Source of Medications Used for 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. 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

Here are the full facility listing details on Town of Smithtown/Horizons Counseling in Smithtown, NY:

Types of Care at Town Of Smithtown/horizons Counseling

  • Substance use treatment

Service Settings at Town Of Smithtown/horizons Counseling

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

Opioid Medications used in Treatment at Town Of Smithtown/horizons Counseling

  • Buprenorphine used in Treatment

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment at Town Of Smithtown/horizons Counseling

  • Does not use medication for alcohol use disorder
  • Accepts clients using medication assisted treatment for alcohol use disorder but prescribed elsewhere

External Source of Medications Used for Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment at Town Of Smithtown/horizons Counseling

  • Personal physician/health care provider

Type Of Treatment at Town Of Smithtown/horizons Counseling

  • buprenorphine maintenance
  • suboxone prescription

Pharmacotherapies at Town Of Smithtown/horizons Counseling

  • Buprenorphine with naloxone (Ex. Suboxone)
  • Medications for psychiatric disorders

Treatment Approaches at Town Of Smithtown/horizons Counseling

  • anger management
  • brief intervention
  • cognitive behavioral therapy
  • contingency management/motivational incentives
  • motivational interviewing
  • matrix Model
  • relapse prevention
  • substance use counseling
  • 12-step facilitation

FacilityOwnership at Town Of Smithtown/horizons Counseling

  • the local government

License/Certification/Accreditation at Town Of Smithtown/horizons Counseling

  • State substance abuse agency

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted at Town Of Smithtown/horizons Counseling

  • 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 Town Of Smithtown/horizons Counseling

  • Sliding fee scale

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported at Town Of Smithtown/horizons Counseling

  • teenagers
  • transitional age young adults
  • adult women
  • adult men

Assessment/Pre-treatment at Town Of Smithtown/horizons Counseling

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

Screening & Testing at Town Of Smithtown/horizons Counseling

  • 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 Town Of Smithtown/horizons Counseling

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

Other Addictions Treatment at Town Of Smithtown/horizons Counseling

  • Treatment for gambling disorder

Counseling Services and Education at Town Of Smithtown/horizons Counseling

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

Tobacco/Screening Services at Town Of Smithtown/horizons Counseling

  • Screening for tobacco use
  • Smoking/tobacco cessation counseling

Facility Smoking Policy at Town Of Smithtown/horizons Counseling

  • Smoking not permitted

Age Groups Accepted at Town Of Smithtown/horizons Counseling

  • children and adolescents

Gender Accepted at Town Of Smithtown/horizons Counseling

  • women
  • men

Exclusive Services at Town Of Smithtown/horizons Counseling

  • Specially designed program for DUI/DWI clients

Phone #: 631-360-7578

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 Town of Smithtown/Horizons Counseling. 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 Town of Smithtown/Horizons Counseling to conduct a thorough assessment before starting someone on methadone.

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