What services do your OTPs offer? | Opioid Addiction Treatment Services
- Medical histories, annual physical examinations, and blood chemistry analyses.
- Routine drug testing and medical treatment planning for the abuse of alcohol and non-opioid drugs.
- Diagnosis of and referral to other healthcare matters where applicable.
- Testing, treatment / counseling, and education for TB and HIV/AIDS.
- Health awareness, wellness, and nutrition education.
Social and Human Services
- Assessment and individual treatment planning to address psychosocial, substance abuse, and life needs.
- Crisis intervention, supportive counseling, group and family therapy, drug relapse prevention, cultural and gender sensitive support groups, and life skills training.
- Assistance in accessing applicable entitlements, legal advice, financial support, and stable housing.
- Therapeutic community and twelve-step fellowship approaches in confronting alcoholism and abuse of non-opiate substances.
Mental Health Services
- Assessments to identify mental health problems.
- Coordinating the use of other mental health medications for patients (with the patient’s non-BHG physician).
- Linkages with resources and colleagues in the mental health community.
Educational and Vocational Services
- Diagnostic skills testing, education/equivalency assistance.
- Help with job finding skills, resume preparation, and patient referrals to training and job placement programs.
Assistance for Children and Families
- Family counseling and parenting education.
- Services to children of patients through “Children of Substance Abusers” (COSA) projects.
- Enhancement of healthy pregnancy outcomes for methadone treated patients.
- HIV counseling, prevention, and risk-reduction education.
- Support groups for persons who are HIV-positive.
- Liaison and advocacy with other agencies involved in delivering health, mental health, housing, and legal services to persons with HIV or AIDS.