BAART Programs Turk
BAART Turk St. offers and FDA-approved medicated-assisted treatment and individualized care for patients looking to address opioid use disorders and more. For over 40 years, our clinics have been providing assistance to communities whose members have been seeking to end their addiction to drugs like OxyContin®, hydrocodone, and other illicit opioids such as heroin by using clinically proven solutions like methadone and buprenorphine (Suboxone®). The staff members at BAART facilities are experienced and compassionate, making sure that every patient that comes through the door is treated with respect and dignity. Our Turk St. location is devoted to helping those in the area and welcoming everyone who may benefit from MAT, hepatitis testing, and drug counseling to encourage a healthy environment.
Medication-Assisted Treatment at BAART Turk St
Our Turk St. facility offers MAT in the form of methadone or buprenorphine (Suboxone®) to patients who are taking high doses of opioids, both prescription or illicit. There are also detox services available on-site to help patients get through a more rapid and rigorous form of treatment. However, MAT has been proven to be the most stable and long-lasting form of opioid use disorder management and has helped thousands of people with addiction find recovery. While there are many misconceptions about methadone treatment, the science behind it has been around for almost 50 years and has been proven to be the safest way for patients to leave their opioid addiction behind.
Medicines like methadone or buprenorphine (Suboxone®) help relieve the symptoms of withdrawal and are dispensed to patients on a daily basis with every visit to the clinic. With progress and gained privileges, patients sometimes are able to earn weekly or monthly take homes of their medication, preventing them from having to travel to the clinic daily. An individualized treatment plan is created for every patient to determine a time frame for when they will be able to reduce their methadone or buprenorphine (Suboxone®) dosage to eventually completely stop taking the medication. This method is effective because the painful and debilitating effects of opioid withdrawal are what usually prevent people with substance use disorders from stopping usage and most often cause relapse. With a medically-monitored treatment plan of safe medications, these painful experiences can be reduced and patients can gradually wean their body off of high doses of opioids until they no longer need them.
- Methadone maintenance
- Methadone detoxification
- Buprenorphine maintenance
- Buprenorphine detoxification
- Integrated primary healthcare
- Individualized substance use disorder counseling
- Group therapy
- Hepatitis C Testing and Counseling Service for Active Patients
- HIV Screening
- Case management
- Coordinated treatment during pregnancy
- Addiction & relapse prevention education
- Mental health services
Hepatitis C Screening and Treatment
The newest research conducted by the CDC suggests that the increase of intravenous opioids use has caused the infection rates of hepatitis C or HCV to skyrocket across the nation. HCV is a viral infection that infects the blood and subsequently causes chronic liver disease for about 75-85% of those affected leading to liver failure, cirrhosis, or cancer. Thankfully, there are services available at the Turk St. BAART facility to screen and detect the presence of HCV and provide treatment options for patients who are found to carry the virus. While hepatitis A and B have vaccines, HCV does not. However, it can be treated with antiviral medications that can clear the virus from the body. This treatment will be prescribed by the facility doctor and can be taken anywhere from 12 to 24 weeks or longer. Our facility also provides the screening of HIV for patients who may be at risk.
Counseling and Mental Health Care at Turk St
The BAART Community HealthCare (BCH) Mental Health Program is a comprehensive outpatient clinic located at the Turk St. location. This program accepts Medi-Cal and some types of Medicare. The mental health program offers individual and couples psychotherapy and medication services. Assessment, prescription, monitoring and counseling services are provided by a professionally licensed team of Psychiatrists, Psychiatric RN’s, Licensed Clinical Psychologists, and CAPIC predoctoral intern-therapists. These services are recommended for those with moderate to severe mental health conditions and assessments are available at intake for each patient to determine if their needs qualify for the program.
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Message us using the online contact form or call use at 415.928.7800 to inquire or request an evaluation with our staff. There is a solution to your opioid use disorder, and it’s behind the doors of BAART facilities. All it takes is one call to get you started on the path to the future you want and deserve.
433 Turk Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
7:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Monday – Friday:
7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
- Anthem Blue Cross of California
- Optum (United Healthcare)
- San Francisco Health Plan
- TriWest (Health Net Federal Services)
- Private Insurance: Anthem Blue Cross, Kaiser Permanente, Veterans, and other private insurance with pre-authorization