Chemical Dependency Treatment Services in NYC

Overview of Realization Center’s chemical dependence treatment / addictions program and services:

Buprenorphine/Suboxone Maintenance for Opiate Dependency
Chemical Dependency: Men’s and Women’s
Groups
Chemical Dependency Dual Diagnosis
Early Recovery
Relapse Prevention
Relapse Recovery
Adolescents & Young Adults
Couples
Families
Anger Management
Domestic Violence
Latino Cultural Issues
African American Issues
DWI/ DUI Evaluation and Treatment
Food Addiction/ Eating Disorders
Sexual Addiction
ACOA [Adult Children of Alcoholics]
Major Medical Issues
Treatment for Significant Others
Work Readiness Vocational Group
Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual
HIV/Health Issues
Women’s/Men’s Issues
Parenting skills
Incest/Sexual Abuse/Trauma
ACS involved clients
Criminal Justice Involved Clients
Codependency
Psychiatric Evaluation
Psychopharmacological Management
Interventions
Methadone Clients
Impaired Professionals
Gambling
Spanish Speaking Groups
Chemical Dependence Summary of Care

We offer treatment for:

* Alcohol
* Cocaine/Crack
* Opiates
* Crystal Meth (Methamphetamines)
* Marijuana
* Prescription Drugs
* Designer Drugs
* Food
* Gambling
* Sex
* Internet

The following will be offered in each of our programs specific to each substance:
*Triage/Assessment/Education
* Medical Assessment to determine need for detoxification or appropriate level of care
* Clinical Psychosocial evaluation to identify problems & determine focus of treatment.
* Psychiatric Assessment and medication evaluation

Withdrawal Management

* Medical stabilization under the direction of addictionologists for management of physical withdrawal symptoms
* Clinical support and direction for management of psychosocial withdrawal symptoms.

Stabilization/Abstinence

Clients will learn to:
* Examine the affects of alcohol/substance abuse/food in all aspects of their life.
* Explore common relapse triggers
* Implement a plan of action for behavioral and mental change.
* Strengthen their commitment to a clean & sober and abstinent life style
* Become involved in Community recovery resources
* Improve ability to relate to others
* Strive for openness, self-honesty & insight
* Handle negative feelings in a constructive manner
* Understand the role nutrition plays in the recovery process
* Medication management

Education

Building a foundation for recovery our clients learn to:
* Identify self-defeating drug seeking behaviors & relapse triggers
* Understand the biopsychosocial aspects of addictive disease and barriers that sabotage recovery
* Manage craving cycles
* Utilize 12 step programs and sponsorship
* Develop personal “first 30 days” recovery activity and relapse prevention plan
* Identify the relationship between eating and addiction

Continuing Care

Integrating relapse prevention skills with early recovery, clients will:
* Begin to identify core issues that threaten continued sobriety
* Continue development of coping skill for early recovery
* Adjust individualized daily recovery activities and relapse prevention plan.
* Develop long-term strategies to address unresolved issues that block the individual’s ability to experience the rewards associated with recovery.
* Celebrate “rewards” of early recovery.
* Psychiatric appointments as necessary for ongoing medication management.