Nassau Alternative Advocacy Program, Inc.

https://www.nassaualternativecounseling.org

Mission Statement: Nassau Alternative Advocacy Program believes that addiction is a progressive chronic brain disease. Our mission is to provide optimum evidence-based, flexible, individualized outpatient treatment services to all who are struggling with addiction, substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health conditions.

151 Herricks Rd
Ste 102
Garden City Park, NY 11040

516-741-3110

Facility Information and Features:

Affiliated
Organization :
Nassau Alternative Advocacy Program
Treatment
Type(s) :
Outpatient Treatment, Intensive Outpatient
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:
Young adults (ages 16-25), Seniors or older adults (age 65+), Adult women (age 18+), Adult men (age 18+), Adolescents (ages 12-18)
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
  • Sex offenders
  • Pregnant/postpartum
  • Physically disabled
  • Parents
  • Managing co-occurring mental and substance use disorders
  • Living with HIV/AIDS
  • LGBTQ
  • Involved in criminal justice system
  • Homeless
  • Charged with DUI/DWI
LGBTQ+ Welcoming:
Staff are trained on LGBTQ-specific needs in treatment
Other Languages Spoken:
Spanish

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, Magellan Health Inc., HealthFirst, Inc., Emblem Health, Anthem, Aetna
Offers Sliding Fee Scale :
Yes

Facility Hours:

Outpatient
Mon: 9:00AM-9:00PM
Tue: 9:00AM-9:00PM
Wed: 9:00AM-9:00PM
Thu: 9:00AM-9:00PM
Fri: 9:00AM-8:00PM
Sat: 9:00AM-2:00PM
Sun: Closed

Data last updated 01/31/2020

Signs of High-Quality Care

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Fast Access to Treatment

  • Offers same day or walk-in appointments

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
    Different Location
    Buprenorphine with naloxone (e.g., Suboxone®, Zubsolv®, Bunavail®, Cassipa®)
    Onsite
    Buprenorphine without naloxone (e.g., Subutex®)
    Onsite
    Buprenorphine injection
    Onsite
    Buprenorphine implant (e.g., Probuphine®)
    Different Location
    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)
    Community Reinforcement Approach (CRA)
    Contingency Management/ Motivational Incentives
    Family Behavior Therapy
    Mindfulness-based Relapse Prevention
    Motivational Enhancement Therapy
    Twelve-Step Facilitation Therapy (TSF)
  • Offers individual counseling

Long-term Treatment and Follow-up

  • Tracks patient progress over time on all 6 critical factors

    Tracks patient progress on:

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

Coordinated Care for Mental and Physical Health

  • Offers mental health care
    Onsite
    Staff include:
    Psychologist (PsD or PhD), Physician other than psychiatrist (MD, DO), Physician Assistant (PA), Peer Recovery Counselor
    Medications offered for mental health
    Yes
  • Offers primary health care
    Onsite
    Staff include:
    Physician Assistant (PA), Physician (MD, DO)
    Offers testing for :
    HIV, Hepatitis C

Additional Services to Support Recovery

  • Offers recovery support services

    This facility offers the following services:

    Assistance with childcare
    Assistance with obtaining social services (e.g., Medicaid, WIC, SSI, SSDI)
    Assistance with transportation to/from treatment
    Domestic violence (e.g., physical, sexual, and/or emotional abuse) services
    Family services (e.g., marriage counseling, parenting training)
    Housing support
    Peer recovery support
    Spiritual support
    Wellness and health promotion (e.g., healthy eating, exercise)

Patient Reviews

Data last updated 01/31/2020

Patient reviews include multiple choice questions and one narrative question. Reviews are published once 20 responses have been submitted for the facility.

Patient Experience

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Patient Feedback

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