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Group therapy, one-on-one counseling and medication proved to be the winning combo for one drug rehab clinic.
BEATING THE ODDS
BY TIMOTHY BOLGER
Despite his office being in Suffolk County, which has the highest fatal opiate
overdose rate in New York State, Dr. Simon Zysman and his outpatient clinic
has achieved a high rate of success treating heroin and opioid addicted
patients compared to other facilities statewide.
His secret? His clinic, Smithtown-based Employee Assistance Resources
Services, Inc. (EARS), offers offers a multidisciplinary treatment approach
for patients suffering with mild to moderate heroin and opioid withdrawal
symptoms. Treatment services consist of outpatient services, outpatient
detoxification, an intensive outpatient program, medication-assisted
treatment, as well as individual, group, and family therapy.
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