Suffolk County Department of Health
Drug Rehab Center in Riverhead, New York
Basic information about this treatment center.
Suffolk County Department of Health is a Government Funded Drug Rehabilitation Facility located in Riverhead, NY. Professionally treating a variety of drug and alcohol related issues by utilizing multiple levels of care. Treatment here is covered by most insurances.
Riverhead is a hard-hit city with residents dealing with substance and alcohol abuse. Thankfully, you have several recovery options to help you get back on your feet.
License + Accreditation
Conditions and Issues Treated
A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.
Alcoholism, Opiod Addiction, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse
Getting sober on your own is not only dangerous during the initial detox, it is also more likely to result in a relapse later on. Addiction treatment centers provide a monitored environment where you will get the medical attention you need, as well as the emotional support to overcome drug or alcohol abuse.
Substance Abuse + Addiction Treatment
Rehab centers exist in Riverhead, NY to help individuals bounce back from substance abuse, which is an umbrella term for drug and alcohol addiction. Drug addiction refers to the use of illegal drugs and improper use of prescription drugs. Centers like Suffolk County Department of Health provide individuals a chance to access individual and group therapy that can be monumental for recovery.
Substance abuse includes all problems that stem out from using various psychoactive substances. It is also a diagnostic term used by Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) to define the mental and physical impairment or distress caused by misuse and overuse of certain substances in a period of 12 months.
Alcoholism Treatment at Suffolk County Department of Health
Alcoholism treatment focuses on lessening the thirst for alcohol and working towards the patient’s abstinence. Some individuals in Riverhead find it more challenging to reach their goal of sobriety due to a lack of social support. Counseling, coupled with medications, is the core of alcoholism treatment at Suffolk County Department of Health.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment
Opioid addiction involves addiction to legal or illegal opioids. It may happen very quickly with any opioid use. Sometimes within a matter of days. Opioid addiction is a known as a high-risk factor for future heroin addiction.
Opioid withdrawal can be extremely uncomfortable and lead the user to continue to use even if they want to quit. Stopping using an opioid requires careful medical observation. Sometimes the withdrawal can persist for many weeks, which can put the user at a high risk for relapse.
It is recommended to receive inpatient treatment and a medically supervised detox like those offered at Suffolk County Department of Health in Riverhead, NY, NY, to manage the withdrawal process while learning lasting tools to maintain recovery. In some circumstances medications can be used to manage opioid addiction.
Levels of Care Offered
Suffolk County Department of Health offers a variety of treatment.
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Detox, Drug Rehab, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.
After treatment, addiction treatment can be frightening for newly sober people. Aftercare support provided by Suffolk County Department of Health is designed to give resources and help on a continued basis. It can involve finding housing in and around New York, setting up 12-step meeting groups, continued medical monitoring, and counseling.
Outpatient treatment can be considered the lowest intensity level of addiction treatment in Riverhead, NY. It is ideal for early phase addiction or lower intensity addictions. Suffolk County Department of Health peer group support, 12-step programs, and individual counseling may still be involved.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual at Suffolk County Department of Health.
Aftercare/continuing care, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Discharge Planning, Employment Counseling or Training, Group Therapy, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Intervention, Matrix Model, Naloxone and overdose education, Substance Use Counseling
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a way of addressing concerns through talking. It can be used in individual counseling sessions. Talking through issues with professionals at Suffolk County Department of Health can identify sources of discomfort or unhealthy thoughts. It is a way of learning about yourself and your individual perceptions. CBT is a healthy way of addressing some behaviors which may be bringing unintended consequences in your life.
Group therapy happens at Suffolk County Department of Health in a controlled group environment, as opposed to a one-on-one setting. It supports Riverhead, NY patients’ recovery by offering a sense of comfort and letting them know that they are not alone. Through shared conversations, patients also learn to develop faith and understanding and gain insight on their addictions.
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