UNC Horizons at Wake - Raleigh North Carolina

UNC Horizons at Wake - Raleigh, NC

Unc Horizons At Wake is treatment facility located at 10 Sunnybrook Road, P. o. Box 30 in the 27610 zip code in Raleigh, NC that offers medication-assisted substance abuse treatment. It accepts people with co-occurring substance use and mental disorders, adult women and sexual abuse victims into its treatment service. Unc Horizons At Wake provides naltrexone administration, buprenorphine maintenance and suboxone prescription to adults and young adults. Some of the treatment approaches used by Unc Horizons At Wake consist of anger management, trauma-related counseling and motivational interviewing.

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

WHO ANSWERS?

Address: 10 Sunnybrook Road, P.O. Box 30, Raleigh, NC 27610

  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. Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported
  12. Assessment/Pre-treatment
  13. Screening & Testing
  14. Transitional Services
  15. Ancillary Services
  16. Counseling Services and Education
  17. Tobacco/Screening Services
  18. Facility Smoking Policy
  19. Age Groups Accepted
  20. Gender Accepted

Here are the full facility listing details on UNC Horizons at Wake in Raleigh, NC:

Types of Care at Unc Horizons At Wake

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

Service Settings at Unc Horizons At Wake

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

Opioid Medications used in Treatment at Unc Horizons At Wake

  • Buprenorphine used in Treatment
  • Naltrexone used in Treatment

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment at Unc Horizons At Wake

  • This facility administers/prescribes medication for alcohol use disorder

Type Of Treatment at Unc Horizons At Wake

  • buprenorphine maintenance
  • suboxone prescription
  • naltrexone administration

Pharmacotherapies at Unc Horizons At Wake

  • Acamprosate (Campral)
  • Disulfiram (Antabuse)
  • Buprenorphine with naloxone (Ex. Suboxone)
  • Buprenorphine without naloxone
  • Naltrexone (oral)
  • Naltrexone (extended-release, injectable naltrexone - Vivitrol)
  • Medications for psychiatric disorders
  • Clonidine

Treatment Approaches at Unc Horizons At Wake

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

FacilityOwnership at Unc Horizons At Wake

  • the State government

License/Certification/Accreditation at Unc Horizons At Wake

  • State substance abuse agency
  • State mental health department
  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted at Unc Horizons At Wake

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

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported at Unc Horizons At Wake

  • adult women
  • pregnant/postpartum women
  • people with co-occurring substance use and mental disorders
  • sexual abuse victims
  • domestic violence victims
  • people with trauma

Assessment/Pre-treatment at Unc Horizons At Wake

  • Comprehensive mental health assessment
  • Comprehensive substance use assessment
  • Interim services for clients
  • Outreach to persons in the community

Screening & Testing at Unc Horizons At Wake

  • Drug or alcohol urine screening
  • Screening for mental disorders
  • Screening for substance use
  • TB screening

Transitional Services at Unc Horizons At Wake

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

Ancillary Services at Unc Horizons At Wake

  • case management
  • domestic violence services
  • housing services
  • mental health services
  • social skills development
  • transportation assistance
  • mentoring/peer support

Counseling Services and Education at Unc Horizons At Wake

  • 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
  • employment counseling or training

Tobacco/Screening Services at Unc Horizons At Wake

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

Facility Smoking Policy at Unc Horizons At Wake

  • Smoking permitted in designated area

Age Groups Accepted at Unc Horizons At Wake

  • adults
  • young adults

Gender Accepted at Unc Horizons At Wake

  • women

Phone #: 919-250-3834

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 UNC Horizons at Wake. 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 UNC Horizons at Wake to conduct a thorough assessment before starting someone on methadone.

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