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Opiate Detox Yonkers 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.

Yonkers Residential Center Inc
(914) 376-7617
100 North Broadway
Yonkers, NY
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents
Language Services
Spanish

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Saint Josephs Hospital
(914) 378-7566
8 Guion Street
Yonkers, NY
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with HIV/AIDS, Seniors/older adults, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Saint Josephs Hospital
(914) 378-7965
Saint Josephs Positive Directions
Yonkers, NY
Hotline
(914) 964-0905
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
Spanish

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Saint Johns Riverside Hospital
(914) 964-8000
2 Park Avenue
Yonkers, NY
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
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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Saint Vincents Hospital MC Alcoholism
(914) 337-6033
92 Yonkers Avenue
Tuckahoe, NY
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Women, Men

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Saint Johns Riverside Hospital
(914) 964-7310
2 Park Avenue
Yonkers, NY
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women
Language Services
Spanish

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Yonkers Residential Center Inc
(914) 965-1751
317 South Broadway
Yonkers, NY
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents
Language Services
Spanish

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Saint Johns Riverside Hosp/Park Care
(914) 964-7527
2 Park Avenue
Yonkers, NY
Hotline
(877) 944-2273
Services Provided
Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with HIV/AIDS, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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VIP Community Services
(718) 405-5131
671 East 231st Street
Bronx, NY
Services Provided
Halfway house

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Riverdale Mental Health Assoc Inc
(718) 796-5300
5676 Riverdale Avenue
Bronx, NY
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
Spanish

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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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