Methadone Clinic Wantagh, NY

Methadone Clinics in Wantagh, NY

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Southeast Nassau Guidance Center (sng) Drug Abuse Treatment Unit 1

Southeast Nassau Guidance Center sng Drug Abuse Treatment Unit 1 is a methadone clinic in Wantagh, NY situated in Nassau County at 3375 Park Avenue, Suite 2005, 11793 zip code area that also includes suboxone treatment. Southeast Nassau Guidance Center sng Drug Abuse Treatment Unit 1 provides naltrexone administration, suboxone prescription and buprenorphine maintenance. Also, Southeast Nassau Guidance Center sng Drug Abuse Treatment Unit 1 provides mental health services, early intervention for HIV and housing services. Southeast Nassau Guidance Center sng Drug Abuse Treatment Unit 1 provides opioid treatment for young adults and adults.

516-781-1911

Frequently asked questions at a Methadone Clinic in Wantagh, NY:

  • Is methadone treatment in Wantagh effective?

    Methadone treatment is very effective at curbing the desire to use opioids. Methadone acts as an opioid blocker in the brain, which makes quitting drug addiction easier. Methadone is a drug itself and can also possibly be addictive, however quitting without methadone is much harder. Methadone-based treatment in the state of New York can have a success rate of up to 90%.

  • Is medication-assisted treatment approved by the FDA?

    Methadone treatment has been approved by the FDA from 1947 for its original use as an analgesic, and in 1972 was approved for treating opioid addictions. Suboxone, a similar opioid blocker which is a combination of buprenorphine and naloxone that is often used as an alternative to methadone, has been approved by the FDA from 2002 for treating drug addiction.

  • What services can I expect in a methadone clinic in Wantagh?

    A methadone clinic in Wantagh will provide methadone treatment to treat substance abuse. In addition, most clinics in New York include services like mental health therapies, individual, group and family counseling, referral to social services where needed, referral to legal services if necessary, on-site housing if the facility is an inpatient (residential) facility, dual diagnosis treatment, drug detox and other rehab services.

  • How long does methadone treatment last?

    The length of time for methadone treatment will vary based on the individual. For those who have been addicted to drugs for a very long time, quitting will take substantially longer than for individuals who have recently become addicted. In general, a methadone clinic will provide treatment from several weeks to months (for inpatient clinics) in order to completely cure the existing addiction.

  • What kind of substance abuse is treated with methadone?

    Methadone can provide treatment for addiction to prescription opioids, synthetic opioids and illegal opioids that include fentanyl, codeine, cocaine, heroin, OxyContin, Vicodin, morphine, LSD, Kratom and other drugs such as marijuana or synthetic cannabinoids.