The goal of the clinic is to help young people take back
control of their lives and lead normal, productive lives.
OxyContin addiction is one of the fastest growing drug addictions affecting teenagers nationwide. It is a highly addictive medication and difficult to treat.
The Adelson Clinic is the only local clinic to treat teen dependency on painkillers (such as OxyContin and Lortab) with opioid maintenance therapy and personal counseling. By using methadone, patients do not suffer the side effects of impaired cognitive function. Methadone has no adverse affects on mental capacity, intelligence or employability. It is not sedating nor intoxicating when taken according to the doctor’s order.