Saratoga Community Health Center

Mission Statement: The mission of Saratoga Community Health Center’s Addiction Medicine Program is to “provide the highest quality care without judgement, in an atmosphere where people struggling with addiction can receive comprehensive, personalized and respectful treatment.

24 Hamilton St
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

518-886-5600

Facility Information and Features:

Affiliated
Organization :
Saratoga Hospital
Accreditation :
The Joint Commission Hospital Accredited Program, The Joint Commission Behavioral Health Care Program, Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program
Treatment
Type(s) :
Outpatient Treatment
Substance Focus:
Opioids (prescription or heroin), Marijuana/hashish, Cocaine/crack, Alcohol
Age-Specific Programming Available:
Adult women (age 18+), Adult men (age 18+)
Special Groups Served: People who are:
  • Survivors of sexual abuse, domestic violence, or other trauma
  • Pregnant/postpartum
  • Managing co-occurring mental and substance use disorders
LGBTQ+ Welcoming:
Staff are trained on LGBTQ-specific needs in treatment, All-gender bathroom(s) available on site
Other Languages Spoken:
Spanish

Insurance and Payment Options:

Payment
Options :
State-financed health insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., TRICARE), Medicare, Medicaid, IHS/Tribal/Urban (ITU) funds, Cash or self-payment
Insurance
Accepted :
Wellcare, UnitedHealth Group, Senior Whole Health of New York, Inc., Renaissance Health Services Corporation, MVP, Metropolitan Group, Magellan Health Inc., Humana, Highmark, Healthplex Group, HealthFirst, Inc., Emblem Health, Elderplan, Inc., CVS Caremark, Cigna, Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP), Anthem, Aetna
Offers Sliding Fee Scale :
Yes

Facility Hours:

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Data last updated 07/06/2020

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)
    Mindfulness-based Relapse Prevention
    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:

    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)
    Medications offered for mental health
    Yes
  • Offers primary health care
    Onsite
    Staff include:
    Registered Nurse (RN), Physician Assistant (PA), Physician (MD, DO), Nurse Practitioner (NP), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
    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)
    Assistance with transportation to/from treatment
    Case management
    Housing support
    Wellness and health promotion (e.g., healthy eating, exercise)

Patient Reviews

Data last updated 01/31/2020

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Patient Experience

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Patient Feedback

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