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Addiction Treatment In East Meadow, NY

If you live in East Meadow, you have access to inpatient detox and substance use disorder treatment in the hamlet. You can also access outpatient treatment, medication-assisted treatment (MAT), and alumni and aftercare programs nearby in Nassau County.

As you look for treatment options, consider alcohol or drug rehab programs that fit your individual health, substance use history, and treatment needs.

Alcohol And Drug Detox Programs

When you stop using drugs or alcohol, you may experience physical withdrawal symptoms. The symptoms can be painful and are uncomfortable.

Detox programs help you cope with withdrawal symptoms. They may include FDA-approved medication. Detox programs should last three to four days and potentially longer. A detox program also includes medical supervision.

Inpatient Addiction Treatment

Inpatient or residential addiction treatment provides a substance-free environment along with 24-hour support. Residential rehab programs offer evidence-based group and individual therapy. These programs also offer a peaceful and healing environment where you can build lasting skills for recovery.

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Residential treatment programs are staffed with multidisciplinary professionals capable of addressing co-occurring mental health needs. The facility may also incorporate experiences that help establish a healthy lifestyle.

Outpatient Treatment

If your treatment plan suggests that you can remain at home while attending rehab, an outpatient program could be the right choice. Outpatient programs usually meet for two to three hours a day, three days a week. Outpatient programs are effective for people with supportive sober living environments at home.

Medication-Assisted Treatment

Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) uses FDA-approved medications like naltrexone and buprenorphine along with counseling.

A MAT program can last six months to a year. MAT programs can help people with opioid and alcohol use disorders to recover physically and mentally. MAT medications help to reduce cravings and offer you the opportunity to heal from drug or alcohol use.

Aftercare And Alumni Services

After completing substance use disorder treatment, people can still experience relapse. Many people in recovery continue to receive care and support through alumni and aftercare programs.

Look for aftercare programs that offer evidence-based counseling and peer group support.
Alumni and aftercare programs can offer ongoing help to reinforce sober living skills and a lifetime of recovery.

Length Of Addiction Treatment

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) recommends that drug and alcohol treatment be individualized and meet your holistic needs.

Treatment lengths can include:

  • 30 days
  • 60 days
  • 90 days
  • 120 days

How To Pay For Treatment

Private insurance providers must provide substance use disorder treatment, according to the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act. The majority of rehab centers in New York accept payment from private insurance policies. To learn what you policy covers, reach out to your insurance provider.

Substance Use Trends In East Meadow And Nassau County, New York

Nassau County residents experience issues associated with drug and alcohol use.

Some facts collected from Nassau County include:

  • Nassau County’s 2018 rate of 34.3 alcohol or drug-related car accident deaths or injuries per 100,000 was lower than Long Island’s overall average, but higher than New York State.
  • In 2018, 18.3 percent of adults in Nassau County engaged in binge drinking.
  • The Nassau County Health Assessment Report showed that between 2014 and 2017, drug overdoses were the leading cause of death for 18-35 year olds.

The Nearest Vertava Health Treatment Center: Swift River

About three-and-a-half-hours north of East Meadow, Swift River offers a full range of drug and alcohol treatment.

Starting with detox, we also provide short- and long-term residential rehab programs. Our caring and experienced staff offer evidence-based therapy along with experiences that build healthy skills for recovery.

To learn more about Swift River, connect with Vertava Health today.