Outpatient Admissions

To be seen at Harbor Springs call for a confidential appointment.

Patients being considered for admission will be confidentially evaluated on an individual basis through a systematic assessment process.

An initial screening followed by a comprehensive interview with a professional counselor to determine medical, psychiatric, substance abuse and psychosocial information will be provided. Patients found to appropriate for services will then be scheduled for a physical examination and upon admittance will be medicated appropriately and treatment started. Persons found not to be appropriate for opioid treatment will be referred to other services.

Assessment of patients by qualified personnel

  • Screening and orientation of patients
  • Individual treatment planning with patient
  • Medical Evaluation (both physical and mental)
  • Medication monitoring
  • Methadone maintenance
  • Methadone detoxification
  • Burpenorphine (Suboxone) Treatment
  • Individual counseling
  • Family counseling
  • Co-counseling
  • HIV testing and other Infectious Disease prevention
  • Group counseling
  • Life Skills Training
  • Prevention and education
  • Vocational and Educational Counseling
  • Support Services
  • Referrals
  • After-care plans

Counseling Requirement:

Individual Counseling: One on one counseling is required of all patients attending opiate treatment programs. Patients will be assigned a counselor who will hold regular sessions with them each week. A minimum of TWO hours per month is spent with a counselor during the initial phase of treatment.

Group Counseling: Two group counseling sessions per month must be attended by patients in treatment.


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