Northwell Health South Oaks Hospital

Mission Statement: For more than a century, South Oaks Hospital has been dedicated to its mission of providing optimal treatment for individuals suffering from acute psychiatric illness or addiction. A 202-bed facility located on the border of Nassau and Suffolk counties on Long Island, New York, South Oaks is known for delivering exceptional, individualized care in a compassionate, confidential setting.

400 Sunrise Hwy
Amityville, NY 11701

631-608-5028

This facility offers multiple treatment types. Please select the type you are interested in to review information on treatment quality.

Facility Information and Features:

Affiliated
Organization :
South Oaks Hospital
Accreditation :
The Joint Commission Hospital Accredited Program, The Joint Commission Behavioral Health Care Program
Treatment Type :
Outpatient Treatment, Intensive Outpatient, Hospital Inpatient
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, All-gender or gender inclusive living quarters
Other Languages Spoken:
Spanish, Russian, Polish, Creole

Insurance and Payment Options:

Payment
Options :
Private health insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, Cash or self-payment
Insurance
Accepted :
Aetna, Anthem, Cigna, Crystal Run Health Group, Cuatro LLC, Elderplan, Inc., Emblem Health, HealthFirst, Inc., Highmark, Humana, Independent Health Association, Magellan Health Inc., Metropolitan Group, MVP, North Shore LIJ Healthcare Group, Renaissance Health Services Corporation, Security Amer Financial Enterprises, Senior Whole Health of New York, Inc., Touchstone Health HMO, Inc., UnitedHealth Group, Wellcare
Offers Sliding Fee Scale :
Yes

Facility Hours:

Mon: 8:30AM-10:00PM
Tue: 8:30AM-10:00PM
Wed: 8:30AM-10:00PM
Thu: 8:30AM-10:00PM
Fri: 8:30AM-10:00PM
Sat: 8:30AM-4:30PM
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
    Not Offered
    Buprenorphine with naloxone (e.g., Suboxone®, Zubsolv®, Bunavail®, Cassipa®)
    Onsite
    Buprenorphine without naloxone (e.g., Subutex®)
    Onsite
    Buprenorphine injection
    Different Location
    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)
    Contingency Management/ Motivational Incentives
    Family Behavior Therapy
  • 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:
    Social Worker (MSW/DSW), Registered Nurse (RN), Psychiatrist (MD, DO), Nurse Practitioner (NP)
    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:

    Assistance with obtaining social services (e.g., Medicaid, WIC, SSI, SSDI)
    Employment counseling or training
    Family services (e.g., marriage counseling, parenting training).
    Spiritual support
    Wellness and health promotion (e.g., healthy eating, exercise)

Facility Information and Features:

Affiliated
Organization :
South Oaks Hospital
Accreditation :
The Joint Commission Hospital Accredited Program, The Joint Commission Behavioral Health Care Program
Tobacco Policy:
Permitted in designated area(s)
Treatment Type :
Outpatient Treatment, Intensive Outpatient, Hospital Inpatient
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, All-gender or gender inclusive living quarters
Other Languages Spoken:
Spanish, Russian, Polish, Creole

Insurance and Payment Options:

Payment
Options :
Private health insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, Cash or self-payment
Insurance
Accepted :
Aetna, Anthem, Cigna, Crystal Run Health Group, Cuatro LLC, Elderplan, Inc., Emblem Health, HealthFirst, Inc., Highmark, Humana, Independent Health Association, Magellan Health Inc., Metropolitan Group, MVP, North Shore LIJ Healthcare Group, Renaissance Health Services Corporation, Security Amer Financial Enterprises, Senior Whole Health of New York, Inc., Touchstone Health HMO, Inc., UnitedHealth Group, Wellcare
Offers Sliding Fee Scale :
Yes

Facility Hours:

Mon: 12:00AM-12:00PM
Tue: 12:00AM-12:00PM
Wed: 12:00AM-12:00PM
Thu: 12:00AM-12:00PM
Fri: 12:00AM-12:00PM
Sat: 12:00AM-12:00PM
Sun: 12:00AM-12:00PM

Data last updated 01/31/2020

Signs of High-Quality Care

Data last updated

This section indicates whether facilities offer services that align with the Shatterproof National Principles of Care © .

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.
    Keeps a waiting list.

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
    Different Location
    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)
    Contingency Management/ Motivational Incentives
    Family Behavior Therapy
  • 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:
    Social Worker (MSW/DSW), Registered Nurse (RN), Psychologist (PsD or PhD), Psychiatrist (MD, DO), Physician other than psychiatrist (MD, DO), Physician Assistant (PA), Nurse Practitioner (NP), Counselor (Licensed, Master's level)
    Medications offered for mental health
    Yes
  • Offers primary health care
    Different Location
    Offers testing for :
    Tuberculosis, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), Pregnancy, HIV, Hepatitis C, Hepatitis B

Additional Services to Support Recovery

  • Offers recovery support services

    This facility offers the following services:

    Assistance with obtaining social services (e.g., Medicaid, WIC, SSI, SSDI)
    Employment counseling or training
    Family services (e.g., marriage counseling, parenting training).
    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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