Medical and psychiatric offerings are available on an as needed basis.
Medical & Psychiatric Services
Our wide-range of medical and psychiatric services help evaluate how drug addiction and alcoholism has affected your physical and mental health. Through a series of evaluations, medical exams, and continuous monitoring we better understand how addiction has impacted you and are able to determine the best course of action to address your specific recovery needs.
Drugs and alcohol can slow down the normal functioning of vital organs, and in many cases cause long-term damage. Through a series of in-depth tests and evaluations, Mountainside’s team of doctors and nurses will assess the damage and formulate a treatment plan to help your body heal.
HIV and Hepatitis C Tests
Screenings designed to determine if you are currently infected with HIV or Hepatitis C by detecting antibodies in your blood.
One-on-one evaluation to assess the toll substance abuse has taken on your body and address your most imminent nutritional needs.
Collection of your genetic information to better understand how medications used as part of your addiction treatment will affect your body.
Medical exam to evaluate your general health and determine any degree of physical issue caused by your addiction.
Breathalyzer tests and urine analysis to check for the presence of drugs or alcohol in your body, and help you stay accountable in recovery.
Evaluation of addiction withdrawal symptoms such as cravings, anxiety, and depression specific to your substance of abuse and history of use.
To achieve sustainable recovery, any mental health issues present must be treated simultaneously with your addiction. Our psychiatric team will evaluate you, determine whether [co-occurring disorders](https://mountainside.com/offerings/medical-and-psychiatric/co-occurring-disorders) are present, and help you properly manage them.
Review of all medications to help manage health issues while avoiding drug interactions or complications that hinder recovery.
Session to determine your mental health needs, including checking for the presence of co-occurring disorders such as anxiety or depression.
Workshop highlighting the benefits of medications in treating co-occurring disorders as well as proper medication management after discharge.
Board-certified psychiatrists, registered nurses, and knowledgeable healthcare specialists with significant expertise in addiction treatment deliver the highest caliber medical care available.