Substance Abuse Information and Education Helpline at 800-327-5050 or help-online.com
Inpatient Detoxification Service/Level 4 Medically Managed Intensive Inpatient Treatment is twenty-four hour medically-managed evaluation and treatment for individuals who are experiencing severe withdrawal symptoms and/or acute biomedical complications that require treatment in an acute care hospital setting. Access to Service: Direct access. Referrals are made by contacting the provider directly.
Acute Treatment Service (ATS) is a medically-monitored detoxification service for adults (18+) providing twenty-four hour nursing care under the consultation of a medical director to monitor an individual’s withdrawal from alcohol and/or other drugs and alleviate withdrawal symptoms. Access to Service: Direct access. Referrals can be made by contacting the provider directly.
Clinical Stabilization Service (CSS) provides twenty-four hour clinical stabilization services for adults (18+) leaving detox or needing acute treatment but not meeting criteria for medically necessary Acute Treatment Services (ATS). Services are provided in a non-medical setting that includes observation, support, intensive education and counseling regarding the nature of addiction and its consequences, relapse prevention, outreach to families and significant others, and aftercare planning. Access to Service: Direct access. Referrals can be made by contacting the provider directly.
Transitional Support Service (TSS) is a twenty-four hour structured, supportive, short-term residential service for adults (18+) that provides intensive case management and psychoeducation for individuals who need further stabilization after treatment in an ATS or CSS, or for homeless individuals in publicly-funded shelters who were recently discharged from an ATS or CSS. PLEASE NOTE Access to TSS Service: Referrals will only be accepted from BSAS-funded ATS and CSS programs, and publicly-funded shelters.
Therapeutic Community (TC) is a highly structured therapeutic milieu that emphasizes resident treatment and recovery within the parameters of the program structure. Behavior modification techniques are significantly employed in this setting. Program counselors maintain a considerable role in planning and delivering services to residents.
Recovery Home (RH) is a structured, therapeutic milieu existing in the context of the surrounding community. An objective of treatment is to prepare the resident for eventual integration back into the community.
Social Model Homes (SM) is a therapeutic environment emphasizing engagement with peer counseling, staff, and volunteers who collectively provide an experiential learning process and structured habilitation/rehabilitation service to include the external community in addition to the residential program. For Program or Referral information for Residential Rehabilitation programs, please contact the BSAS Helpline @ 800-327-5050 or help-online.com
Structured Outpatient Addiction Program (SOAP) consists of short-term, clinically intensive, structured, day and/or evening substance use disorder services. These programs are used as a transition service in the continuum of care for: Members being discharged from an Acute Treatment Services (ATS) for Substance Use Disorders Level III.7; Members, including those who are pregnant, who need outpatient services, but would also benefit from more intensive structured outpatient treatment for substance use disorders; and Members being stepped down from Clinical Stabilization Services (CSS) for Substance Use Disorders Level III.5. SOAP Programs are also referred to as Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP), Partial Hospitalization Programs (PHP) and Day Treatment Programs.
Medication Assisted Treatment - treatment for opioid and alcohol use disorders that includes medication (i.e. methadone, buprenorphine and naltrexone) approved by the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for detoxification or maintenance treatment. MAT combines behavioral therapy and medications to treat substance use disorders and may be provided in an opioid treatment program, physician’s office or other health care settings.
Methadone Treatment is the medically monitored administration of methadone to individuals with an opioid addiction, coupled with counseling, in conformance with FDA regulations. Access to Service: Direct referral – Does not need to be evaluated by an ESP.
Buprenorphine (suboxone) is used to help individuals reduce and stop their use of opiates such as pain relievers or heroin. Treatment can be provided in various settings (including a physician’s office, community hospital or health center) in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies. To locate a provider, search: SAMHSA.govor contact the Substance Abuse Information and Education Helpline at 800-327-5050 or help-online.com Access to Service: Direct referral – Does not need to be evaluated by an ESP – Contact provider(s) to ask if accepting new patients and any practice requirements.
Naltrexone (vivitrol) is a medication that is used to treat opioid use disorders and alcohol use disorders. To locate a provider, search: vivitrol.comor contact the Substance Abuse Information and Education Helpline at 800-327-5050 or help-online.com
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