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SUFFOLK PSYCHOTHERAPY, INC. offers Substance Use Disorder medication assisted treatment that does not require daily attendance. Medication is just one of the treatment components involved in recovering from the negative effect of substance use. Treatment also involved a commitment to attending individual and group counseling sessions, education sessions, and random drug testing.
What is Medication Assisted Treatment?
Medication Assisted Treatment is designed for the treatment of Substance Use Disorders with a minimal disruption to your life. Several medications have been found to be effective in treating addiction to substances. Certain medications can mimic the effects of addictive drugs, which relieves withdrawal symptoms and cravings.
How Does It Work?
After an initial assessment, if appropriate, you will be scheduled to participate in the intake process. This process can take a minimum of three (3) hours. This will be followed by a medical history and lab work. You will then meet with the provider. If you are admitted into the SUD program, your prescription will be e-prescribed to your pharmacy. You will be monitored by the provider for stability on your medication. Once stable on your medication, your office visits for medication monitoring will be decreased.
What Does the Medicine Do?
There is no magical cure for a Substance Use Disorder. Medication is just one tool to help you stop using.
Individual and group counseling are essential treatment components and your participation is expected.