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Methadone Maintenance Treatment Program (MMTP)
Methadone Maintenance Treatment Program (MMTP)

Methadone is a rigorously tested medication that is safe and efficacious for treatment of narcotic withdrawal and dependence. Methadone is a legal medication produced by licensed and approved pharmaceutical companies. Under a physician’s supervision, it is administered orally on a daily basis with strict program conditions and guidelines.

The MMTP’s operated by Narco Freedom, Inc., are dedicated to providing comprehensive treatment founded on current, evidence-based treatment practices. Patients receiving care in Narco Freedom programs are provided with individualized care focused on recovery and rehabilitation, abstinence from illicit and problematic drug use, the development of a sober, drug-free lifestyle and the promotion of self-sufficiency and employment.

Narco Freedom, Inc. has served thousands of heroin-addicted individuals. Our highly qualified staff of helpful professionals has seen success after success. Narco Freedom’s Methadone Treatment facilities have received the highest possible ratings by regulatory agencies such as New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS), United States Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), New York State Department of Health, United States Center for Substance Abuse and JCAHO (Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations).

Services:
– Bio-psychosocial assessment
– Individualized treatment planning
– Physical examinations
– Medical services
– Individual counseling and group counseling
– Psychiatric services
– Toxicology testing
– Vocational services
– Case management services, including assistance with entitlements, linkages and referrals, and discharge planning/aftercare services.

Admission Criteria:
All individuals seeking methadone treatment will be afforded an evaluation conducted by a qualified staff member in order to determine if the patient meets admission criteria. The Methadone Maintenance Treatment Program ensures that screening standards, as determined by the New York State Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services, are incorporated in this process.

· Individual must be a United States Citizen
· Individual must be 21 years of age or older
· Individual must be opiate-dependent

Languages Spoken:
English and Spanish at all locations. French at the Van Dyke location in Brooklyn.

Locations:

Bronx:
477-479 Willis Avenue
Bronx, NY 10455
Tel: (718) 292-4649
Fax:(718) 402-5006

Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday 6:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Saturday 6:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Contact: Martha Rodriquez

250 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10451
Tel: (718) 292-4455
Fax: (718) 292-9228

Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Saturday 7:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Contact: Brenda Vazquez

Brooklyn:
561 Court Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231-38255

Program Director: Bell Engram

Tel: 718-802-1111-1725
Fax: 718-802-9013

Hours of Operation:
Closed Saturday

Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Saturday 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Contact: Gerald Bethea

Queens (Long Island City)
37-18 34th Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
Tel: (718) 786-3474
Fax: (718) 786-2116

Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Contact: Joyce Edwards

Accepted Payment (all locations):
– Medicaid

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