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Addiction Treatment In Massapequa, NY

Massapequa has a community-based counseling rehab center. Nearby communities in Nassau County have detox, residential treatment, and medication-assisted treatment (MAT) programs.
You can locate additional treatment options for your individual needs elsewhere in New York or in the northeastern region.

Alcohol And Drug Detox Programs

Detox helps individuals to overcome the physical symptoms that occur when they stop using alcohol and/or drugs. Physical withdrawal symptoms can be painful, uncomfortable, and potentially dangerous.

Look for detox programs that offer medical supervision. You can receive medication to help ease withdrawal symptoms. Most detox programs take place in a residential setting, but some may be held in outpatient settings in the community.

Inpatient Addiction Treatment

Residential drug and alcohol treatment, also called inpatient treatment, provides a drug- and alcohol-free environment along with holistic care for your body, mind, and spirit.

Residential treatment programs can specialize in serving clients with special needs, including dual diagnoses, pregnant and postpartum mothers, and people with opioid use disorders.

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A residential treatment program should build a sober and supportive community that will give you the opportunity to recover from substance use. You should find a program that offers evidence-based counseling and other experiences that will contribute to long-term recovery. Along with a healing environment, residential rehab centers in Massapequa should provide you with coping skills and help you to heal from substance use.

Inpatient addiction treatment or residential rehab programs provide a substance-free environment along with 24-hour support. Residential rehab programs should offer evidence-based group and individual therapy.

In general, residential treatment programs offer a peaceful and healing environment where you can begin to build lasting sober living skills.

Outpatient Treatment

If you can continue to live at home and work while attending treatment, an outpatient treatment program may meet your needs. Outpatient programs should include evidence-based counseling as well as sober living activities and peer group support.

Some outpatient treatment programs are more intensive than others. The average outpatient program lasts 10 to 12 weeks.

Medication-Assisted Treatment

Using FDA-approved medications, including methadone (Methadose), buprenorphine (Suboxone, Subutex), and naltrexone (Vivitrol), medication-assisted treatment (MAT) has proven to be effective in treating opioid and alcohol use disorders.

MAT combines medications with counseling and peer group support, including 12-step groups. MAT programs can last six months to a year and longer.

Aftercare And Alumni Services

Ongoing group and individual counseling and regular participation with a peer recovery group can help you to maintain a strong recovery for years after you complete a rehab program in Massapequa.

Alumni and aftercare services can be an invaluable part of ongoing recovery and health. Aftercare programs can help you to cope with life’s challenges while staying sober and preventing relapse.

Length Of Addiction Treatment

Your drug and/or alcohol treatment should respond to your holistic health needs including drug and alcohol use disorders.

Some common rehab program lengths are:

  • 30-day programs
  • 60-day programs
  • 90-day programs
  • 120-day programs

The National Institute on Drug Abuse has conducted research that shows that the sooner people start substance use disorder treatment, the better their chances of a long-term recovery.

How To Pay For Treatment

If you are eligible for Medicaid in New York, the program will pay for the majority of drug and alcohol treatment services.

Most New York rehab programs accept payments from major private insurance providers. You can also find programs that offer scholarships, discounts, and sliding fee scales.

Your family or your friends could provide some help to pay for treatment. You can also investigate crowdfunding websites to find the resources that you need to pay.

Substance Use Trends In Massapequa, New York

Some drug use statistics from Massapequa include:

  • Nassau County Executive Laura P. Hearn reported in 2018 that the county had more than 300 opioid overdoses in 2017 and over 200 of them were fatal.
  • In 2018, 18.3 percent of residents age 18 and over in Nassau County had more than five drinks at a time (binge drinking).
  • According to the Nassau County Health Assessment Report, alcohol or drug overdoses were the top cause of death for people age 18 to 35.

The Nearest Vertava Health Treatment Center: Swift River

Swift River provides a full range of drug and alcohol treatment services in a serene, peaceful 500-acre campus in the Berkshire Mountains in Massachusetts. Swift River is about four hours north of Massapequa.

The inpatient rehab program offers outdoor experiences and adventure therapy programs year-round, along with evidence-based counseling and other treatment modalities.

With a holistic approach that builds a caring and empathetic community where you can enter a strong, lasting recovery, Swift River will address your physical, emotional, and behavioral health needs.

You will find a healing atmosphere in unparalleled natural beauty along with substance use disorder treatment offered by caring, experienced staff.