Opiate Detox Elmont NY

Opiods and opiates are chemicals that affect the body by binding to the opiod receptors in the central nervous system. The most commonly used opiates, which are naturally occurring alkaloids of the opium poppy, are morphine and codeine. Read and find out more info regarding opiod and opiate detox.

North Shore Long Isl Jewish Health Sys
(516) 437-0440
40 Elmont Road
Elmont, NY
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Peninsula Counseling Center
(516) 872-9698
73 South Central Avenue
Valley Stream, NY
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
Spanish

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Mercy Hospital Association
(516) 705-3407
385 Oak Street
Garden City, NY
Hotline
(516) 705-2248
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Creedmoor Addiction Treatment Center
(718) 264-3740
8045 Winchester Boulevard
Queens Village, NY
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Counseling Services of EDNY
(718) 658-0010
163-18 Jamaica Avenue
Jamaica, NY
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, DUI/DWI offenders

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Friends of Bridge Inc
(516) 825-4242
5-11 Pflug Place
Valley Stream, NY
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Community Counseling Services
(516) 328-1717
1200-A Hempstead Turnpike
Franklin Square, NY
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Long Island Jewish Medical Center
(516) 481-2890
600 Hempstead Turnpike
West Hempstead, NY
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Long Island Jewish Medical Center
(718) 470-8940
Littauer Building/First Floor
Glen Oaks, NY
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Oceanside Counseling Center Inc
(516) 766-6283
71 Homecrest Court
Oceanside, NY
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women

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Opiate Detox

Opiod and Opiate Detox

Opiods and opiates are chemicals that affect the body by binding to the opiod receptors in the central nervous system. The most commonly used opiates, which are naturally occurring alkaloids of the opium poppy, are morphine and codeine. Semi-synthetic opiods include heroin and oxycodone (also known by the brand name OxyContin). Methadone, used as a substitute for heroin, is a fully synthetic opiod. Percodan, Percocet, Darvocet, Dilaudid and Vicodin are also considered to be opiates.

Opiod and opiates are chemically similar to naturally occurring endorphins, the “feel good” substance the body produces. These substances may be prescribed medications for pain management, or they may be abused as street drugs. In either scenario, dependence develops quickly and withdrawal symptoms can be severe. Acute withdrawal symptoms can include pain, vomiting, diarrhea and panic attacks. Once the acute symptoms have passed, there may be a period of depression and anxiety that can last for months.

Overdose is a major issue with any opiod or opiate. Since street drugs are often cut, it is impossible to know what dosage you might be taking. That means there is no such thing as a safe dose, especially once you have developed a tolerance that leads to larger dosage.

Where to Find an Opiate Detox Program

While there may be some addictive substances that can be kicked “cold turkey,” opiates are not among them. The withdrawal symptoms can be so severe that a medi...

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