Addiction Treatment In Franklin Square, NY
Franklin Square residents can find outreach services, outpatient treatment, and medication-assisted treatment nearby in Nassau County. You can also locate residential treatment, counseling, and detox services on Long Island.
Programs meeting your individual needs can be found throughout New York and other eastern seaboard states, including Massachusetts.
Alcohol And Drug Detox Programs
Detox programs are the first step in recovering from drug and alcohol use disorders. They help you overcome physical symptoms of withdrawal after you stop using substances.
Detox programs include medical supervision and can take place as part of residential treatment or within an outpatient setting. Detox usually lasts three to four days or up to a week.
Inpatient Addiction Treatment
Residential or inpatient treatment programs seek to build a therapeutic community in a safe, supportive, and substance-free environment. Some residential rehab programs specialize in treating patients with dual diagnoses or in helping specific populations, including men, women, pregnant mothers, and adolescents.
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Look for rehab programs that offer evidence-based counseling as well as experiences designed to build confidence and sober-living skills. Residential care offers individualized treatment plans that can help you establish a lasting recovery.
If you have a sober and secure environment to live in while attending treatment, you may be able to choose an outpatient program.
Outpatient programs offer counseling and peer support in the community. Most outpatient programs last 10 to 12 weeks and meet about three times a week. Outpatient treatment can be more or less intensive depending on individual needs.
You may have heard about MAT (medication-assisted treatment) for opioid use disorders. MAT can also be used for alcohol and tobacco use disorders.
MAT programs combine FDA-approved medications with peer group support and counseling. MAT can be used as part of a residential rehab program or as a community-based outpatient program. MAT medications include naltrexone, methadone, and buprenorphine.
Aftercare And Alumni Services
Recovery from drug and alcohol use disorders is an ongoing process. After you formally complete rehab, you can continue to participate in counseling and peer group support.
Receiving aftercare and alumni services can help you cope with life’s ups and downs without returning to substance use. Alumni and aftercare services may include 12-step meetings, recovery coaching, and sober-living programs.
Length Of Addiction Treatment
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) recommends that substance use disorder treatment be individualized.
This may include program length, which ranges between:
- 14 days
- 30 days
- 60 to 90 days
- six months
- one year
How To Pay For Treatment
Nearly all rehab centers in New York accept payment from major private insurance plans. This state strongly enforces the federal law that mandates private insurance companies to pay for addiction treatment in the same proportion as they cover treatment for other health conditions.
If you’re not sure what will be covered, reach out to your insurance provider to learn more about your plan and its coverage for addiction treatment.
Substance Abuse Trends In Franklin Square And Nassau County, New York
190 people were hospitalized for opioid overdoses in Nassau County in 2017, including 79 for heroin and 111 for other opioids.
Other facts from Nassau County include:
- Over 3,100 people in Nassau County received treatment for drug and/or alcohol use, overdoses, or dependency in 2017.
- Emergency services personnel administered more than 600 doses of naloxone to reverse opioid overdoses in 2017.
- Binge drinking affected 18.7 percent of Nassau County residents in 2018.
The Nearest Vertava Health Treatment Center: Swift River
Located on a 500-acre campus in Massachusetts’ Berkshire Mountains, Swift River is a three-and-a-half-hour drive north of Franklin Square.
Our multidisciplinary staff provides evidence-based counseling and experiences designed to encourage a healthy and strong recovery. We provide detox services, short- and long-term residential treatment, and more.
For information on treatment and the admissions process at Swift River, connect with Vertava Health today.