Methadone Maintenance Treatment Program (MMTP)

Narco Freedom's Methadone programs provide complete biopsychosocial assessments, physical examinations, vocational assessment and referral, urine testing, chemotherapy, individual and group counseling, alcoholism counseling, assistance with entitlements, and case management services. Psychiatric assessments, medications and psychotherapy are available on a short-term crisis intervention basis on site, and long-term psychotherapy and psychiatric chemotherapy are available by referral to Narco Freedom's New Beginnings Community Counseling Services.

Methadone clients have easy access to Narco Freedom's on-site or nearby HIV and general primary medical services, intensive case management for HIV/AIDS patients and their families, and Directly Observed Therapies for TB. Methadone clients are enrolled in any of the social support programs offered by the organization on an as needed basis.

Our highly qualified staff of helping professionals has seen success after success. They are able to translate this knowledge into concrete examples that increase hope and offer encouragement. As patients become more hopeful their compliance with medical and drug treatment protocols, engagement in mental health services, and risk reducing behaviors position them for healthier outcomes and encourage their family members to follow their example.

Narco Freedom has consistently reached out to family members of Methadone clients to help them deal with the problems addiction has caused them. Several Narco Freedom initiatives have been developed to meet these needs. These include mental health services, primary medical care, family counseling in drug free and alcoholism out patient programs and others.

Narco Freedom Methadone Treatment facilities have received the highest possible ratings by regulatory agencies such as the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services, U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, New York State Department of Health, U.S. Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, and all of these services received the highest marks possible during the accreditation process by the Joint Commission. These evaluations confirm that the Comprehensive Methadone Model of Narco Freedom successfully provides quality care that improves the lives of this high risk population.

Program staff includes CASACs, Social Workers, Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Medical Doctors (Internists and Psychiatrists), Nurse Practitioners, HIV Prevention Specialists, Certified Medical Records staff, Credentialed Security Guards, and support personnel. Staff members are culturally and linguistically similar to the clients they serve, for example, sixty-five percent of our staff in the Bronx speak Spanish. A total of 3350 MMTP and 200 KEEP patients attend these programs.

Borough Contact Person and contact information

  • Bronx Martha Rodriguez, 477 Willis Ave. 718-292-4640
  • Brenda Vazquez, 250 Grand Concourse, 718-292-4455
  • Magda Cambrelen, 477 Willis Avenue, 718-585-5555 (KEEP)
  • Brooklyn Gerald Bethea, 132 Van Dyke, 718-802-1111 (MMTP & KEEP)
  • Queens Joyce Edwards, 37-18 34th Street, 718-786-3474


Over 40 years of success

Some people appear to become addicted almost immediately, while others may use for years without apparent consequences. The question is critical for individuals wondering about their own use -- and the families, friends and employers who care about them.

Our Program
  • Early Intervention Counseling
  • Methadone Maintenance Treatment
  • Alcohol & Substance Abuse Treatment for Mothers
  • Support Groups for Patients & Family Members
  • Alcohol Abuse Treatment
  • 12-Step Support Groups

Why Choose Us?



Since its inception, Narco Freedom and its affiliates have cared for thousands of addicts and their families; the current census is over 6,500 patients in treatment for alcohol and other drug addiction, and more than 30,000 patients, family members and community residents served through medical, mental health, case management, and other support programs.

Narco Freedom has extensive experience dealing with government agencies around licensing, rate setting, and compliance with regulations. The program is licensed by the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services and the Department of Health as an Article 28 facility; Article 31 license regulates mental health. The agency meets the requirements for licensing by the United States Drug Enforcement Agency, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Health Care Organizations.

Narco Freedom supports a full complement of service offerings to meet the needs of program participants. For example, Narco Freedom sponsors five methadone maintenance programs and three methadone to abstinence programs across the City. The Narco Freedom Methadone Maintenance Treatment component employs the "wrap around" model of care that increases continuity of care and protects vulnerable clients from "falling through the cracks".

Professional Team

Counseling
  • (718) 585-5204
  • (718) 665-2456
  • (718) 402-5250
CASAC Information
Main Office (9am - 5pm EST)
  • 1 718 292 2240

Location & Directions

401 East 147th Street, Bronx, New York 10455

Services Provided at this Location:

  • Intake Department
BUS: BX 15, 21, 41, 55
TRAIN: #2 & #5 (Third Avenue Stop)


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250 Grand Concourse (138th street) Bronx, New York 10451

Services Provided at this Location:

  • MMTP Grand Concourse

BUS: BX 1, 41
TRAIN: #4 & #5 (138th Street Stop)


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368 East 148th Street, Bronx, New York 10451

Services Provided at this Location:

  • Hope Care Management

BUS: BX 15, 21, 41, 55, 19
TRAIN: #2 & #5 (Third Avenue Stop) and #4 (Grand Concourse Stop)


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324 East 149th Street, Bronx, New York 10451

Services Provided at this Location:

  • Neighborhood & Family Community Health Center

BUS:BX 15, 21, 41, 55, 19
TRAIN: 2 & #5 (Third Avenue Stop) and #4 (Grand Concourse Stop)


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528 Morris Avenue, Bronx, New York 10451

Services Provided at this Location:

  • Alternatives

BUS: BX 19, 32
TRAIN: #2 & #5 (Third Avenue Stop) and #4 (Grand Concourse Stop)


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1668 Webster Ave, Bronx, New York 10468

Services Provided at this Location:

  • Early Intervention
  • Regenerations




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561 Court Street, Brooklyn, New York 11231

Services Provided at this Location:

  • Alternatives Adult Treatment Program
  • MMTP Red Hook.
  • NFCHC - Primary Care




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37-19 33rd Street, Long Island City, New York 11101

Services Provided at this Location:

  • Neighborhood & Family Community Health Center

BUS: Q101
TRAIN: V, R


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34-18 34th Street, Long Island City, New York 11101

Services Provided at this Location:

  • MMTP Bridge Plaza
  • Alternatives

BUS: Q66 to Northern Blvd. and 35th Ave /> TRAIN: V, W,R to 36th street


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