Albert O. Nichols House

Mission Statement: The clinical program is founded upon the belief that substance use disorders are highly treatable, and that those persons suffering from its effects are entitled to the best treatment available at the level of least intrusion in their lives. This care should reaffirm the individual’s self worth and inherent human dignity. Thus, the caregivers, the staff, must be caring, compassionate, and professionally competent

201 King St
Herkimer, NY 13350

315-866-3121

Facility Information and Features:

Affiliated
Organization :
Beacon Center
Tobacco Policy:
Permitted in designated area(s)
Treatment
Type(s) :
Residential Treatment
Substance Focus:
PCP/hallucinogens, OTC Medications (e.g., cough syrup), Opioids (prescription or heroin), Methamphetamines and other amphetamines/stimulants, Marijuana/hashish, Inhalants, Cocaine/crack, Benzodiazepines and other tranquilizers, Barbiturates and other sedatives/hypnotics, Alcohol
Age-Specific Programming Available:
Adult men (age 18+)
Special Groups Served: People who are:
  • Working professionals (e.g., lawyers, doctors)
  • Veterans, active duty military, or military family
  • Survivors of sexual abuse, domestic violence, or other trauma
  • Physically disabled
  • Parents
  • Managing co-occurring mental and substance use disorders
  • Living with HIV/AIDS
  • Involved in criminal justice system
  • Homeless
  • Charged with DUI/DWI

Insurance and Payment Options:

Payment
Options :
State-financed health insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Medicaid, Cash or self-payment
Insurance
Accepted :
Wellcare, UnitedHealth Group, MVP, Independent Health Benefits Corp, Independent Health Association, Highmark, HealthNow NY, Inc., Cigna, Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP), Anthem, Aetna
Offers Sliding Fee Scale :
No

Facility Hours:

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Data last updated 01/31/2020

Signs of High-Quality Care

Data last updated

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Fast Access to Treatment

  • Helps patients in other ways if inpatient/residential beds are not available

    This facility:

    Refers the patient to one or more specific treatment facilities outside the organization.
    Offers outpatient services until residential treatment is available.

Personalized Evaluation and Treatment Plan

  • Examines all of the 6 critical factors during the intake process to develop the patient's treatment plan

    Before starting treatment, asks about:

    Recovery and living environment
    Readiness to change
    Potential to relapse
    Mental health
    Intoxication and/or withdrawal potential
    General health

Access to Medications for Opioid or Alcohol Use Disorder

  • Offers FDA-approved medication for opioid use disorder
    Onsite
    Methadone
    Not Offered
    Buprenorphine with naloxone (e.g., Suboxone®, Zubsolv®, Bunavail®, Cassipa®)
    Onsite
    Buprenorphine without naloxone (e.g., Subutex®)
    Onsite
    Buprenorphine injection
    Not Offered
    Buprenorphine implant (e.g., Probuphine®)
    Not Offered
    Oral Naltrexone (e.g., Depade®, Revia®)
    Onsite
    Injectable long-acting Naltrexone (e.g., Vivitrol®)
    Onsite
  • Provides Naloxone (e.g., Narcan, Evzio) onsite to patients at risk for overdose
  • Offers Naloxone training
    For patients, For family/friends of patients
  • Offers FDA-approved medication for alcohol use disorder
    Onsite
    Acamprosate (e.g., Campral®)
    Onsite
    Oral Naltrexone (e.g., Depade®, Revia®)
    Onsite
    Injectable long-acting Naltrexone (e.g., Vivitrol®)
    Onsite
    Disulfiram (e.g., Antabuse®)
    Onsite
  • Offers medication for mental health

Effective Behavioral Therapies for Addiction

  • Offers behavioral therapy that has been shown to help people with addiction

    This facility offers the following therapies:

    Cognitive Behavioral Health Therapy (CBT)
    Contingency Management/ Motivational Incentives
    Family Behavior Therapy
    Matrix Model
    Motivational Enhancement Therapy
  • Offers individual counseling

Long-term Treatment and Follow-up

  • Tracks patient progress over time on all 6 critical factors

    Tracks patient progress on:

    General health
    Intoxication and/or withdrawal potential
    Mental health
    Potential to relapse
    Readiness to change
    Recovery and living environment
  • Uses lab tests to track patient progress

Coordinated Care for Mental and Physical Health

  • Offers mental health care
    Different Location
    Medications offered for mental health
    Yes
  • Offers primary health care
    Will Connect Patient with Care

Additional Services to Support Recovery

  • Offers recovery support services

    This facility offers the following services:

    Housing support

Patient Reviews

Data last updated 01/31/2020

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Patient Experience

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Patient Feedback

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