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Suboxone® (buprenorphine/naloxone) Program

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How Can I Get Help?

Self-Referral

If you are seeking admission to our Suboxone® (buprenorphine/naloxone) program, you will need to get an assessment first. We are pleased to offer open access for substance use disorder assessments. Come to 10 Mitchell Avenue, Binghamton, NY 13903 for your assessment. You can drop in anytime between the hours of 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Monday through Friday and 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. No appointment is necessary but we do ask that you call 607-762-2901 to pre-register. If you have questions about open access times, please call 607-762-2901. Please bring a picture ID and insurance card.

Our team of licensed social workers and Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselors will meet with you to determine if you have an opioid use disorder and if our program is appropriate for you. If it is not appropriate, we will develop an alternative plan to address your needs.

Transfer from the Medication-Assisted Treatment Program (Methadone Clinic)

Patients prescribed Suboxone® (buprenorphine/naloxone) who demonstrate clinical stability at the Medication-Assisted Treatment program (methadone clinic) are eligible for transfer to the UHS Addiction Medicine Suboxone® (buprenorphine/naloxone) program.

Programming

Patients receive Suboxone® (buprenorphine/naloxone) from our prescribers and, as clinically indicated, individual and/or group counseling from licensed social workers and/or Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselors.

Groups

Depending on clinical need, patients in our Suboxone® (buprenorphine/naloxone) program may attend groups in our outpatient program. We are pleased to offer a unique group dedicated to patients prescribed Suboxone® (buprenorphine/naloxone).

Suboxone® (Buprenorphine/Naloxone) Aftercare: This group helps patients prescribed Suboxone® (buprenorphine/naloxone) build an individualized recovery program. Acceptance and commitment therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy are used to address patients' psychosocial problems, enhance stress management skills, and support long-term treatment goals. Special attention is given to patients' feelings about and societal stigma around medication for addiction treatment. This group meets for one hour per week.

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