East Area Support Network

Our goal is to strengthen and connect Syracuse, New York's East Area community by reducing stigma, providing education and support, promoting healthy alternatives, and establishing safe spaces.



Treatment Options

Treatments & Services

What is Medication Assisted Treatment

Methadone

Methadone is a medication used in medication-assisted treatment (MAT) to help people reduce or quit their use of heroin or other opiates.

Suboxone (Buprenorphine)

Buprenorphine is used in medication-assisted treatment (MAT) to help people reduce or quit their use of heroin or other opiates, such as pain relievers like morphine.

Vivtrol (Naltrexone)

Monthly injection to control opiate related cravings and withdrawls.




Resources

Here are some resources in reference to different treatment types:

Depression

This Cognitive Behavioral Therapy website has been evaluation in a scientific trial and found to be effective in relieving depression symptoms if people work through is systematically. This site teaches people to use ways of thinking that will help prevent depression.


Anxiety

Promotes the early diagnosis, treatment and cure of anxiety disorders

Provides information pertaining to a variety of treatments and resources on anxiety. The site also provides questionnaires, links to treatment resources, a message board and lists helpful publications.



Psychosis


Eating Disorders

This site has stories of recovery from eating disorders, information about seeking treatment and additional resources for school professionals and caregivers.


Substance Use Disorders

To locate mental health and addictions treatment facilities in your community, use the “Find a Provider” feature on the National Council’s website.



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