The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is a branch of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Established in 1992 by congress, SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on American's communities.
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The Joint Commission, formerly known as JCAHO, is a nonprofit organization that accredits rehab organizations and programs. Founded in 1951, the Joint Commision's mission is to improve the quality of patient care and demonstrating the quality of patient care.
Joint Commission Accreditation: Yes
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Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) is the use of medications along with counseling and therapy to treat substance abuse. MAT is mainly used to treat opioid addictions (i.e. heroin and/or prescription drugs like OxyContin or Vicodin). Medications like buprenorphine are used in MAT to help normalize brain chemistry, block the effects of alcohol and/or opioids, relieve cravings, and stabilize body functions, making sobriety easier to maintain. All medications used are approved by the FDA, and every MAT program is tailored to the patient’s specific needs.
Methadone maintenance or ORT (Opiate Replacement Therapy) is the use of methadone as a substitute for someone who is addicted to opioids (heroin, OxyContin, codeine, Dilaudid, Percocet and others), helping with the recovery process reducing the cravings for the opioids or used as part of the admittance process to a substance abuse treatment facility that requires complete abstinence.
Buprenorphine (brand name Subutex, among others) is an opioid medication used to treat opioid addiction. Buprenorphine can prevent or significantly reduce withdrawal symptoms, making it easier to get and stay off opioids. Sometimes used alongside naloxone, dosage depends on the severity of each case. Many people stay on buprenorphine long-term, although some gradually reduce the dosage to come off it.
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Outpatient Programs (OP) are for those seeking mental rehab or drug rehab, but who also stay at home every night. The main difference between outpatient treatment (OP) and intensive outpatient treatment (IOP) lies in the amount of hours the patient spends at the facility. Most of the time an outpatient program is designed for someone who has completed an inpatient stay and is looking to continue their growth in recovery. Outpatient is not meant to be the starting point, it is commonly referred to as aftercare.
Medically Assisted Detox:
Drug and alcohol addiction often takes a heavy toll on one's body. Over time, a physical dependence can develop, meaning the body physiologically needs the substance to function. Detox is the process of removing drugs and/or alcohol from the body, a process that can be lethal if mismanaged. Medical detox is done by licensed medical professionals who monitor vital signs and keep you safe, healthy, and as comfortable as possible as you go through detox and withdrawal.
The recovery process is different for every individual, based on their specific needs. The methadone clinics at Beth Israel offer case management services that have been designed to address a full range of needs. Some of these services include: HIV pre- and post-test counseling, specialized services for women, psychiatric consultation and evaluation, assistance with housing applications and referrals, and legal services.
Chemical dependency problems affect the whole family. At MMTP, they offer education and support services to help disrupt the cycle of addiction. Support services including family preservation and reunification, family counseling and parent education and support groups. Additionally, they offer assistance with children’s education, mental and physical health issues, and domestic violence situations. They also address issues concerning child welfare involvement and other legal questions related to your family.
Rather than focusing solely on addiction, holistic treatment facilities treat patients in terms of their whole being. Holistic treatment is about more than just addiction and sobriety – it addresses the person’s life in its entirety, including career, physical, familial, and spiritual aspects.
Opioid rehabs specialize in supporting those recovering from opioid addiction. They treat those suffering from addiction to illegal opioids like heroin, as well as prescription drugs like oxycodone. These centers typically combine both physical as well as mental and emotional support to help stop addiction. Physical support often includes medical detox and subsequent medical support (including medication), and mental support includes in-depth therapy to address the underlying causes of addiction.
Substance rehabs focus on helping individuals recover from substance abuse, including alcohol and drug addiction (both illegal and prescription drugs). They often include the opportunity to engage in both individual as well as group therapy.
Many of those suffering from addiction also suffer from mental or emotional illnesses like schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, or anxiety disorders. Licensed social workers are available in Beth Israel’s MMTP clinics, and can conduct assessments, mental health status evaluations and make referrals to appropriate psychiatric services for patients with mental health issues/concerns. Referral services are also available for other psycho-social issues, such as domestic violence, anger management, parenting, etc.
Group sessions are available to increase a patient’s knowledge about recovery and to strengthen their ability to cope with daily psychosocial stressors. Groups are also available for relapse prevention, dual diagnosis and gender-specific issues. Self-help groups are encouraged.
Research clearly demonstrates that recovery is far more successful and sustainable when loved ones like family members participate in rehab and substance abuse treatment. Genetic factors may be at play when it comes to drug and alcohol addiction, as well as mental health issues. Family dynamics often play a critical role in addiction triggers, and if properly educated, family members can be a strong source of support when it comes to rehabilitation.
Substance abuse counseling services assist patients in understanding addiction and recovery and increasing motivation for recovery. The substance abuse counseling program is committed to providing evidence-based comprehensive treatment services incorporating multidisciplinary modalities, and assisting patients in developing skills that lead to healthy and self-sufficient life styles. Aftercare clinics and counseling are available for ongoing support after the patient has stabilized.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a therapy modality that focuses on the relationship between one's thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. It is used to establish and allow for healthy responses to thoughts and feelings (instead of unhealthy responses, like using drugs or alcohol). CBT has been proven effective for recovering addicts of all kinds, and is used to strengthen a patient's own self-awareness and ability to self-regulate. CBT allows individuals to monitor their own emotional state, become more adept at communicating with others, and manage stress without needing to engage in substance abuse.
Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a clinical approach to helping people with substance abuse issues and other conditions shift behavior in positive ways. It is more goal-oriented than traditional psychotherapy, as MI counselors directly attempt to get clients to consider making behavioral change (rather than wait for them to come to conclusions themselves). Its primary purpose is to resolve ambivalence and help clients become able to make healthy choices freely.
Vocational and educational services are available to any patient enrolled in Beth Israel’s MMTP clinics. These services assist with career exploration, resume and cover letter writing, interviewing techniques, employment search, placement and job retention. To ensure that this assistance is successful, their vocational rehabilitation counselors are available to provide individualized counseling, academic and vocational skills testing, and basic computer proficiency training.
Rehabs near Beth Israel's Methadone Maintenance Treatment Program - Cumberland Clinic:
- Mental Health | Mental Health and Substance Abuse | Opioid Addiction | Alcoholism | Dual Diagnosis | 44-60 Rockwell Place, Brooklyn, NY 11201
- Mental Health | Dual Diagnosis | Mental Health and Substance Abuse | Opioid Addiction | Alcoholism | 25 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217
- Mental Health | Dual Diagnosis | Mental Health and Substance Abuse | 415-417 state street, Brooklyn, NY 11217
- Mental Health | Dual Diagnosis | 460 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217
Rehabs near Beth Israel's Methadone Maintenance Treatment Program - Cumberland Clinic
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