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Addiction Medicine

Welcome!

The UHS Addiction Medicine Department offers expert, evidence-based treatment for people with substance use disorders living in Broome County and Greater Binghamton, New York.  Our highly credentialed staff includes a board-certified addiction medicine physician, registered nurses, Credentialed Alcohol 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 for addiction treatment. We have been providing addiction medicine services 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.

COVID-19 Update

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

Overdose Prevention

To help reduce the number of overdoses in our community, we prove opioid overdose prevention training and linkage to naloxone (Narcan®) over the telephone.  Anyone can access this free service by calling (607) 762-2622, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Medication for Opioid Addiction

The UHS Addiction Medicine Department is pleased to announce a new call-in Suboxone® (buprenorphine/naloxone) Program.  Please call (607) 762-3288 between the hours of 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. Monday through Friday and 1 p.m. - 3 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday for admission. 

If you are seeking admission to our Medication for Addiction Treatment Program (methadone clinic), please call
(607) 762-2800 Monday through Friday between 6:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. 

Inpatient and Outpatient Treatment

For admission to our outpatient and inpatient treatment programs, please call (607) 762-3288 between the hours of 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. Monday through Friday and 1 p.m. - 3 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. 

"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

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