Nurse Discussing Medical & Psychiatric Services in Addiction Treatment

Medical & Psychiatric Services

Our wide-range of medical & psychiatric services in addiction treatment help evaluate how drug use 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.

Medical Services in Addiction Treatment

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 damage and formulate a treatment plan to help your body heal as you begin your recovery.

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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.

Doctor/ Nutritionist reviewing a chart with patient across the table.

Nutritional Assessment

One-on-one evaluation to assess the toll substance abuse has taken on your body and address your most imminent nutritional needs.

Pharmocogenic testing instruments for addiction treatment patients.

Pharmacogenic Test

Collection of your genetic information to better understand how medications used as part of your addiction treatment will affect your body.

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Physical Exam

Medical exam to evaluate your general health and determine any degree of physical issue caused by your addiction.

Mountainside treatment center recovery coach giving a drug rehab patient a cup for urine analysis.

Toxicology Screenings

Breathalyzer tests and urine analysis to check for the presence of drugs or alcohol in your body, and help you stay accountable in recovery.

A man with a headache holding his head experiencing detox drug withdrawal symptoms.

Withdrawal Assessment

Evaluation of addiction withdrawal symptoms such as cravings, anxiety, and depression specific to your substance of abuse and history of use.

Psychiatric Services in Addiction Treatment

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 are present, and help you properly manage them.

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Medication Management

Review of all medications to help manage health issues while avoiding drug interactions or complications that hinder recovery.

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Psychiatric Evaluation

Session to determine your mental health needs, including checking for the presence of co-occurring disorders such as anxiety or depression.

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MEDucation

Workshop highlighting the benefits of medications in treating co-occurring disorders as well as proper medication management after discharge.

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Telehealth Services

Designed to make treatment more accessible, Mountainside uses secure HIPAA-compliant video conferencing to help you communicate regularly with a licensed clinician or certified recovery coach, attend virtual group therapy sessions, and participate in peer-to-peer support groups.

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INSURANCE

We work with most private insurance plans, including Aetna, Anthem, BCBS, Beacon, Connecticare, Cigna, Empire BCBS, GEHA, Harvard Pilgrim, NYSHIP, Optum, Oxford, The Empire Plan, UBH, UHC, UMR. To find out if you’re covered for addiction treatment at Mountainside, verify your insurance benefits.