Mount Sinai Beth Israel - Methadone Maintenance Treatment Program in New York, NY

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435 Second Avenue
New York NY 10006

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The methadone maintenance treatment program (MMTP) at Mount Sinai Beth Israel is the largest nonprofit methadone clinic in the United States, operating at more than 18 clinics throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn. Treatment consists of outpatient medication-assisted therapy for individuals struggling with an addiction to opiates.


Treatment begins with a medical exam and an interview conducted at the Addiction Institute at Mount Sinai — Beth Israel, which are used to determine the degree and nature of the chemical dependency, the effects of the dependency on the client's life, and the most appropriate course of treatment. Admissions can be processed as either walk-ins or referrals.

Methadone is available in a variety of programs: as part of an ambulatory (or outpatient) detox program, or as part of a longer-term maintenance program designed to prevent clients from returning to opiate use.

The methadone maintenance program does not appear to involve any counseling, but the program's description does specifically refer to Mount Sinai Beth Israel's other treatment programs, which can be pursued in conjunction with methadone maintenance. These programs include inpatient detox, inpatient rehabilitation, and outpatient programs. The center's counseling is evidence-based and multidisciplinary, and includes individual, group, and family counseling, including gender-specific and Spanish-speaking groups as well as groups on topics such as domestic violence, anger management, LGBT issues, and dual diagnosis.


The interdisciplinary team includes social workers, addiction and substance abuse counselors, physicians, physician assistants, and registered nurses.

REVIEWS has not yet received any reviews from this facility’s alumni, affiliated friends or family members, or staff, however, secondary review sites yielded mixed feedback at the time of this writing: the facility had a one-star rating, a two-star rating, and two five-star ratings spread between CiteHealth and Google.[1] [2] "The staff in this place are racist, they have no people skills and experience, and they are very rude, and disrespectful," one anonymous reviewer wrote on CiteHealth, in the only negative review that came with any accompanying commentary. "Great, same day admission and dosage," B.T. wrote on Google, and on the same site, K.K. added: "My experience on 2F at this location was the best... not one mean or nasty employee..."


According to the facility's website, treatment is covered by most health insurance plans.


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