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COVID-19 Update

We are here to help you during the COVID-19 pandemic. To protect you from infection, our counseling services are now available over the telephone.

CURRENT patients can contact their counselors by calling:

  • Outpatient New Horizons: (607) 762-3288
  • Medication-Assisted Treatment Program (methadone clinic): (607) 762-2800

We continue to offer services for NEW patients. Please call for:

  • Substance use evaluations, group or individual counseling, or inpatient treatment: (607) 762-3288 or (607) 762-2901
  • Medication for an opioid addiction: (607) 762-3918

If you or someone you know would like opioid overdose prevention training and linkage to naloxone (Narcan®), please call (607) 762-2622.  This service is free, over the phone, and open to the public.

We understand that substance use and mental health needs have increased due to COVID-19.  If you are in substance use or mental health crisis, please reach out using the numbers below.  If you are experiencing a mental health, substance use, or medical emergency, please call 911.

UHS Addiction Crisis Line
The Addiction Crisis Line offers free and confidential information, support, and next step advice including linkage to formal evaluation and/or treatment for people seeking help for their substance use. Our line is staffed 24-hours a day by trained nurses, social workers, and licensed drug and alcohol counselors.
24/7 line - (607) 762-2257

UHS Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program (CPEP) Hotline
You can call CPEP any time of the day or night for professional and confidential mental health advice.  The 24-hour crisis service is staffed by highly-trained psychiatric nurses, social workers, and paraprofessionals under the direction of a medical director/psychiatrist. All calls are free and confidential.
24/7 line - (607) 762-2302 or (800) 451-0560


UHS Addiction Medicine

"UHS is committed to improving our community's health and we are proud to offer a full spectrum of services for patients with substance use disorders. To address local needs in the opioid epidemic, we now offer walk-in assessments, rapid access to outpatient programming, and expanded access to medication-assisted treatment. Our staff of highly trained counselors, nurses, and physicians works to provide excellent, accessible, and evidence-based care.” – Dr. Rajesh Davé, UHS Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President of Clinical Integration

Welcome!

The UHS Binghamton substance abuse and addiction medicine department, located in the heart of Broome County, offers expert, evidence-based treatment for people with substance use disorders.

Our highly credentialed staff includes a board-certified addiction medicine physician, registered nurses, Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselors, and licensed social workers. We have the most robust continuum of care in the Southern Tier and are proud to be the region’s largest provider of medication-assisted treatment.

We have been providing substance abuse and addiction medicine services in the Southern Tier for over 50 years. As part of a larger academic medical center, we spread and share knowledge by training providers, residents, medical students, and counseling and social work interns.

We are accredited by the Joint Commission, which sets the highest standards for healthcare in the United States. We serve our patients with an unconditional, positive regard.

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