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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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. ..
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 ..
- Patient Handbook
- Our Mission
- Welcome to Soar
- What to Expect at SOAR
- Medical Requirements
- Having Input at SOAR
- Patient Grievance
- The Steps of the Grievance Process
- In the State of Pennsylvania the following applies
- SOAR Patient Services
- Access to Staff After Hours
- Hours of Operation
- Successful Completion of Treatment
- Abrupt Termination
- Involuntary Termination
- What SOAR Expects of You
- SOAR Rules
- Requesting and Approving Take-Home Status
- Drug Testing
- Payment of fees
- Treatment Agreement
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