Addiction Medicine

The Addiction Medicine Department at SBH offers comprehensive services and individualized programs to help patients in their fight against chemical and alcohol dependency.This includes fentanyl, heroin, prescription painkillers, cocaine, methaomphetamine, cannabis and others. Our dedicated staff understand the obstacles that patients must overcome to achieve wellness. We provide supportive services in a friendly, respectful environment with the assurance of complete confidentiality.

SBH has a federally licensed Methadone Maintenance Program. We also provide buprenorphine (Suboxone), extended- release naltrexone (Vivitrol), and other pharmacologic interventions to treat cravings and withdrawal symptoms.

Our treatment teams include highly experienced physicians, nurse practitioners, social workers, registered nurses and credentialed drug and alcohol counselors who run groups and provide individual counseling.

Most insurances are accepted. If you don’t have insurance, we can help you get it.

If you or someone you know is struggling with substance abuse of any kind, we can help.

Picture of SBH Addiction Medicine Staff

Outpatient Alcohol and Substance Abuse Department (OPD)

  • Individual and group counseling for both self-referred and court and ACS mandated individuals.
  • Parenting classes
  • Domestic violence counseling
  • Group counseling
  • Smoking cessation program
  • Family group counseling
  • Stress and anger management

Methadone Maintenance Treatment Program (MMTP)

  • Individual counseling
  • Methadone maintenance
  • Vivitrol medication which is a once-a-month medication for treating alcohol dependence and preventing relapse to opioid dependence
  • Monitoring TASC, HRA, Domestic Violence Court, ACS and Bronx Treatment Court referrals
  • Suboxone medication for treatment of Opioid dependence
  • Trauma counseling both individual and group for women who have or are experiencing trauma
  • Workshops on stress relief, fun without drugs and healthy eating

Detox (inpatient)

  • Detox for alcohol and other drugs
  • HIV/AIDS testing and education
  • Alcohol/substance abuse counseling
  • Recreational groups

Suboxone Treatment

We provide a full initial medical and substance use evaluation to develop a treatment program that is tailor made for your needs. The medication is provided on-site, so you don’t need to go to a pharmacy. A full array of individual, group, and psychological counseling services are also available from our highly trained staff of nurses, social workers, and credentialed alcohol and substance abuse counselors (CASACs)

Most Medicaid/Medicare insurance plans are accepted. If you don’t have insurance, we can help you obtain it.

If you need a primary care physician, we will refer you to one of our highly qualified physicians in the SBH Ambulatory Care Center. This will enable you to have regular, personalized medical care, as well as access to our full range of subspecialty and diagnostic services.

Your treatment will be kept fully confidential and cannot be shared without your permission.

Location & Hours

Outpatient Program
SBH Health System
4451 Third Avenue, 2nd Floor
Bronx, NY 10457
Monday–Friday, 8am–4pm
Tuesday, 8am–7pm
Saturday, 8am–12pm

Methadone Maintenance Treatment Program
4535 Third Avenue
Bronx, NY 10457
Monday–Friday, 6:30am
Saturday, 6:30am–12:30pm

Inpatient Detoxification
St. Barnabas Hospital
SBH Health System
4422 Third Avenue, 4th Floor
Bronx, NY 10457


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