The Substance Alternative Clinic (SAC) provides a comprehensive treatment program for persons addicted to heroin or other opioids. Methadone medication is provided along with:
Comprehensive medical and nursing care
HIV / AIDS testing and education
Individual and group counseling
Psychiatric evaluation and treatment
Social service assistance
Vocational and rehabilitation counseling
The program strives not only to be an effective medical treatment for heroin or opioid addiction, but also to improve a client’s health, family relationships, self-esteem, and ability to engage in gainful employment or education.
Methadone Treatment Eligibility
To be eligible for methadone maintenance treatment, your addiction history must be consistent with a minimum of one year heroin or opioid addiction. You will be asked to verify this history with proof and/or documentation of past treatment.
Make an Appointment
To contact the clinic and arrange for an appointment, you can call the intake coordinator at 516-572-5801 or the clinic’s administrative office at 516-572-5906.
Cost of Services
The clinic accepts Medicaid and private insurances. Fees are determined on a sliding scale basis that takes into account your income and family size.