Patient Handbook

Patient Handbook

This is a handbook to explain the important parts of your treatment program, what you can expect of us, and what we expect of you. Please read this handbook carefully and keep it throughout your treatment. It will be discussed in orientation groups. ..

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Our Mission

Our Mission

To help individuals suffering from the disease of addiction learn how to make better decisions in their lives that will assist them in their path of recovery. ..

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Welcome to Soar

SOAR is an outpatient substance abuse treatment program specializing in methadone treatment for opiate addiction. Methadone maintenance combined with a comprehensive therapy program is the most successful treatment approach for heroin and/or other opiate addiction. Thousands of methadone patie ..

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What to Expect at SOAR

Eligibility to Participate in Treatment In order to be eligible for treatment at SOAR, an applicant must: Be at least 18 years of age Have at least 1 year history of addiction Provide documentation of current physiological dependency Consent in writing to voluntary participation in meth ..

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Medical Requirements

Upon completion of admission procedures, a complete medical profile at SOAR is required. This profile included: medical history, physical examination, blood work, a urine sample and a tuberculosis test. Referral for HIV testing is available upon request. A prenatal care referral will be made for ..

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Methadone

You are being prescribed methadone, a narcotic medication and controlled substance, as a part of your treatment at SOAR. We are providing you with a special booklet called “About Methadone” which should answer a lot of questions and concerns about this medication. Please read the booklet caref ..

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Interactions

If you are taking ANY medications, it is important to your health that you notify the SOAR doctor at the time of your intake and tell your primary counselor. This includes both prescription and over the counter medications. Patients must inform SOAR of any medications that they are prescribed a ..

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Patients

Patients

SOAR values advocating for and protecting the rights of patients and will adhere to all applicable Federal and State Regulations regarding rights of the patients.We do not discriminate in the provision of services on the basis of age, race, creed, sex, ethnicity, color, national origin, marital  ..

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Having Input at SOAR

Having Input at SOAR

SOAR wants feedback and input from you and your family, so in addition to routine communication with your counselor, the staff and program administrators, you can communicate with us in a number of other ways: The Patient Advocacy Team, patient surveys and questionnaires and patient grievances.  ..

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Patient Grievance

It is the policy of SOAR to afford its patients the opportunity to pursue a resolution to any concerns in a structured format that provides fair and equitable due process. It is SOAR policy to review and respond to grievances submitted by both current and prior patients. You will be informed o ..

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