Suffolk County Communities of Solution
Drug & Alcohol Hotline
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"Ability to pay is not a barrier to treatment".
Agencies denoted Non-Profit are required to provide services regardless of ability to pay. All agencies provide a sliding scale.
Treatment Service Descriptions:
Detoxification (Withdrawal and Stabilization Services): withdrawal and stabilization services manage the treatment of alcohol and/or substance withdrawal as well as acute disorders associated with alcohol and/or substance use, resulting in a referral for continued care.
* Medically Managed Detoxification Service (hospital setting): Medically managed withdrawal and stabilization services are designed for patients who are acutely ill from alcohol-related and/or substance-related addictions or dependence, including the need for medical management of persons with severe withdrawal or risk of severe withdrawal symptoms.
* Medically Supervised Withdrawal Services (hospital or other OASAS certified inpatient or outpatient settings): Medically supervised withdrawal services provide treatment to individuals with moderate withdrawal symptoms and non-acute physical or psychiatric complications coupled with situational crisis, or who are unable to abstain with an absence of past withdrawal complications. Medically supervised outpatient withdrawal and stabilization services are appropriate for persons with
above symptoms and have a stable environment.
* Medically Monitored Withdrawal (free-standing community based or additional service of a certified inpatient or residential provider): Medically monitored withdrawal services (crisis centers) provide monitoring of mild withdrawal symptoms and uncomplicated withdrawal. The crisis centers also provide services for those in situational crises at risk for relapse.
* Ancillary Withdrawal Services (inpatient/outpatient): Ancillary withdrawal services are the medical management of mild or moderate symptoms of withdrawal within an OASAS-certified inpatient/outpatient clinic setting who have a protocol for providing ancillary withdrawal services approved by the OASAS Medical Director.
Medication Assisted Treatment: An OASAS-certified outpatient clinic that in addition to the services above is also certified to prescribe and monitor addiction medications including buprenorphine, naltrexone, alcamprosate, disulfiram, and others.
Outpatient Services: OASAS- certified Outpatient Services provide group and individual counseling; education about, orientation to, and opportunity for participation in, relevant and available self help groups; alcohol and substance abuse disease awareness and relapse prevention; HIV and other communicable disease, education, risk assessment, supportive counseling and referral; and family treatment. Additional services include social and health care services, skill development in accessing community services, activity therapies, information and education about nutritional requirements, and vocational and educational evaluation. Intensive Outpatient Services are also available.
Inpatient: An OASAS-certified treatment with 24- hour medical coverage and oversight provided to individuals with significant acute medical, psychiatric and substance use disorders with significant associated risks. Inpatient rehabilitation services provide intensive management of substance dependence symptoms and medical management/monitoring of medical or psychiatric complications to individuals who cannot be effectively served as outpatients and who are not in need of medical detoxification or acute care.
Residential Rehabilitation Service: This is a treatment setting that provides a 24-hour structured program for those with a chronic substance use disorder.
Outpatient Rehabilitation Services: OASAS-certified services designed to assist individuals with chronic medical and psychiatric conditions. These programs provide: social and health care services; skill development in accessing community services; activity therapies; information and education about nutritional requirements; and vocational and educational evaluation. Individuals initially receive these procedures three to five days a week for at least four hours per day.
Opioid Treatment Programs: OASAS-certified sites where methadone or other approved medications such as Suboxone® are administered to treat opioid dependency following one or more medical treatment protocols defined by State regulation. OTPs offer rehabilitative assistance including counseling and educational and vocational rehabilitation.