These services currently address clients with addiction to opiates, such as heroin or other narcotic drugs. The programs included in this category are:
This medically driven program offers an alternative response to the needs of the opiate-addicted client. Induction (build-up) on the drug is offered at the outpatient hospital setting and follow-up services are offered as office-based care.
Candidates are generally self-referred to this program but may be referred through various sources. Initial contact should be made with the Counselor on Call (908)722-1232 X2026 for a pre-screening. Some basic information will be taken for a pre-screening and information about the program will be provided. The Medical Director will review the pre-screening form and, if the applicant is accepted, an appointment will be scheduled as soon as possible with a counselor for the full intake. Following the completion of the intake, an appointment will be scheduled with the medical director to begin treatment.