WellLife Network Outpatient - Wyandanch New York

WellLife Network Outpatient - Wyandanch, NY

Welllife Network Outpatient is treatment facility located at 234 Long Island Avenue in the 11798 zip code in Wyandanch, NY that offers medication-assisted substance abuse treatment. It accepts teenagers, adult women and people with HIV or AIDS into its treatment program. Welllife Network Outpatient provides naltrexone administration, buprenorphine maintenance and suboxone prescription to children and adolescents. Some of the treatment approaches used by Welllife Network Outpatient consist of substance use counseling, brief intervention and relapse prevention.

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

WHO ANSWERS?

Address: 234 Long Island Avenue, Wyandanch, NY 11798

  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. Other Addictions Treatment
  17. Counseling Services and Education
  18. Tobacco/Screening Services
  19. Facility Smoking Policy
  20. Age Groups Accepted
  21. Gender Accepted
  22. Exclusive Services

Here are the full facility listing details on WellLife Network Outpatient in Wyandanch, NY:

Types of Care at Welllife Network Outpatient

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

Service Settings at Welllife Network Outpatient

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

Opioid Medications used in Treatment at Welllife Network Outpatient

  • Buprenorphine used in Treatment
  • Naltrexone used in Treatment

Type of Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment at Welllife Network Outpatient

  • This facility administers/prescribes medication for alcohol use disorder

Type Of Treatment at Welllife Network Outpatient

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

Pharmacotherapies at Welllife Network Outpatient

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

Treatment Approaches at Welllife Network Outpatient

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

FacilityOwnership at Welllife Network Outpatient

  • a private non-profit organization

License/Certification/Accreditation at Welllife Network Outpatient

  • State substance abuse agency

Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted at Welllife Network Outpatient

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

Special Programs/ Population Groups Supported at Welllife Network Outpatient

  • teenagers
  • transitional age young adults
  • adult women
  • pregnant/postpartum women
  • adult men
  • lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT)
  • 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

Assessment/Pre-treatment at Welllife Network Outpatient

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

Screening & Testing at Welllife Network Outpatient

  • 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 Welllife Network Outpatient

  • Aftercare/continuing care
  • Discharge Planning
  • Naloxone and overdose education
  • Outcome follow-up after discharge

Ancillary Services at Welllife Network Outpatient

  • case management
  • domestic violence services
  • housing services
  • mental health services
  • social skills development
  • transportation assistance

Other Addictions Treatment at Welllife Network Outpatient

  • Treatment for non-substance use addiction disorder
  • Treatment for gambling disorder
  • Treatment for internet use disorder

Counseling Services and Education at Welllife Network Outpatient

  • 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 Welllife Network Outpatient

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

Facility Smoking Policy at Welllife Network Outpatient

  • Smoking not permitted

Age Groups Accepted at Welllife Network Outpatient

  • children and adolescents

Gender Accepted at Welllife Network Outpatient

  • women
  • men

Exclusive Services at Welllife Network Outpatient

  • Specially designed program for DUI/DWI clients

Phone #: 631-920-8250

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 WellLife Network Outpatient. 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 WellLife Network Outpatient to conduct a thorough assessment before starting someone on methadone.