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Bridging Access to Care - Flatbush

Bridging Access to Care - Flatbush

Drug Rehab Center in Brooklyn, New York

  • Substance Abuse
  • Opioid Addiction
  • Mental Health
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Drug Addiction
  • Alcoholism

Flatbush is an accredited and licensed addiction treatment center located in Brooklyn, NY that offers a comprehensive range of services including detoxification, drug rehab, intensive outpatient care, as well as traditional outpatient levels of care to help individuals struggling with substance abuse, mental health issues, and dual diagnosis challenges overcome their addictions and achieve long-term sobriety.

About This Brooklyn, NY Facility

Bridging Access to Care - Flatbush is an accredited drug treatment center located in Brooklyn, New York. The facility is accredited by SAMHSA and holds a State License, ensuring its commitment to meeting high standards of quality care. Bridging Access to Care - Flatbush specializes in providing treatment for alcoholism, opioid addiction, substance abuse, dual diagnosis, drug addiction, and mental health conditions. They offer a range of services, including detoxification, drug rehabilitation, dual-diagnosis treatment, intensive outpatient programs, and outpatient programs. With their focus on addressing both addiction and underlying mental health issues, Bridging Access to Care - Flatbush provides comprehensive care for individuals seeking recovery and support.

Bridging Access to Care - Flatbush offers a variety of services to individuals dealing with addiction and substance abuse. Clients can benefit from aftercare support, which helps individuals transition from intensive treatment to a sustainable recovery plan. The facility also provides detoxification services to help individuals safely and comfortably withdraw from substances. For those requiring more structured treatment, Bridging Access to Care - Flatbush offers drug rehabilitation programs that provide a structured environment and evidence-based therapies. Additionally, the center offers dual-diagnosis treatment, recognizing the importance of addressing underlying mental health conditions alongside addiction. With both intensive outpatient and outpatient programs available, individuals can receive the appropriate level of care tailored to their needs.

Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • SAMHSA Listed
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Multiple Centers
  • Accreditations

    State License

    SAMHSA

    Conditions and Issues Treated

    Rehab centers exist in Brooklyn, NY to help individuals bounce back from substance abuse, which is an umbrella term for drug and alcohol addiction. Drug addiction refers to the use of illegal drugs and improper use of prescription drugs. Centers like Bridging Access to Care - Flatbush provide individuals a chance to access individual and group therapy that can be monumental for recovery.

    Substance abuse includes all problems that stem out from using various psychoactive substances. It is also a diagnostic term used by Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) to define the mental and physical impairment or distress caused by misuse and overuse of certain substances in a period of 12 months.

    Opioid addiction involves addiction to legal or illegal opioids. It may happen very quickly with any opioid use. Sometimes within a matter of days. Opioid addiction is a known as a high-risk factor for future heroin addiction.

    Opioid withdrawal can be extremely uncomfortable and lead the user to continue to use even if they want to quit. Stopping using an opioid requires careful medical observation. Sometimes the withdrawal can persist for many weeks, which can put the user at a high risk for relapse.

    It is recommended to receive inpatient treatment and a medically supervised detox like those offered at Bridging Access to Care - Flatbush in Brooklyn, NY, NY, to manage the withdrawal process while learning lasting tools to maintain recovery. In some circumstances medications can be used to manage opioid addiction.

    Substance use disorder falls under two categories: Alcohol or Drug Abuse and Drug Dependence. An individual suffering from a substance use disorder and mental health disorders is said to have a co-occurring disorder or a dual disorder. Individuals in Brooklyn, NY with substance use disorders and mental health problems are said to suffer from a ‘dual diagnosis’.

    The most frequently identified mental health issues found in individuals with substance use disorders include anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, and schizoaffective disorder.

    Levels of Care Offered

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Detox, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Detox is the first step of rehab. It involves giving a person time to get the toxins out of their body. During detox, the patient gets ill, and they will often start using again to get rid of these unpleasant feelings. That’s why it’s important to have a medical professional at Bridging Access to Care - Flatbush present. A medical professional will make sure patients don’t start using during detox. They will also likely provide medication to ease their symptoms and coach them through on a mental level.

    Intensive outpatient programs are an integral part of the continuum of care for people addicted to drugs and alcohol. Most intensive outpatient programs in Brooklyn, NY comprise a 3-hour session three times a week. Usually, the intensity of these programs diminishes over time. These programs offer a range of services, including counselling, medical treatment, and monitoring alcohol and drug use. The programs are ideal for people who do not need treatment at an inpatient or residential facility and continue to need extended care and support.

    Outpatient treatment is treatment that occurs when a patient is not checked into a rehab facility. The patient may show up for therapy sessions, go through detox and engage in other therapies to help them recover. However, they will do so while they live at home in New York.

    Outpatient therapy provided by Bridging Access to Care - Flatbush is usually recommended as a follow up to inpatient therapy. It helps patients adapt to their normal lives after treatment. In some cases, it can also be an alternative to inpatient treatment. People may choose this route if they are unable to leave their jobs, children or if they don’t have the money for inpatient treatment. However, inpatient treatment is the best way to recover from addiction.

    Aftercare support involves the support given to a Brooklyn, New York patient after they complete treatment. It helps them adjust to normal life. It may include setting them up in a halfway house and enrolling them in programs like Narcotics Anonymous (NA) and Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). Bridging Access to Care - Flatbush‘s patients may also be provided with career training to help them get back into the job force.

    Bridging Access to Care - Flatbush‘s Therapies & Programs

    Individual therapy aims to identify the core issues that would have led the patient to substance abuse and address the root cause effectively. Patients find the therapist as a person who they can trust. It helps them to open up and discuss personal and sensitive issues, which they may not be comfortable discussing in a group.

    Couples therapy is an approach wherein the patients and their partners are engaged together as a part of the treatment process. When a person becomes a victim of substance abuse, it affects the patient and the people around him, particularly his partner. Their relationship can become strained due to lack of communication, financial issues, loss of trust, lack of intimacy, and physical abuse in more severe cases.

    Couples therapy addresses these issues and tries to rebuild the trust between the partners. The partner’s involvement in the process will result in greater chances of treatment success and sustained recovery.

    Family therapy is a set of therapeutic approaches that assumes that the entire family is a system. It utilizes the strengths and resources of the family to help the patient refrain from resorting to substance abuse. It helps to repair relationships and improve communication between family members.

    Group therapy happens at Bridging Access to Care - Flatbush in a controlled group environment, as opposed to a one-on-one setting. It supports Brooklyn, NY patients’ recovery by offering a sense of comfort and letting them know that they are not alone. Through shared conversations, patients also learn to develop faith and understanding and gain insight on their addictions.

    Unresolved trauma is often a key reason why many patients resorted to substance abuse. Trauma therapy refers to treatment wherein specialist therapists help the patients to resolve the trauma that led the patients to substance abuse. The trauma could be physical abuse, sexual abuse, war, natural disasters, divorce, accident, loss of a loved one, etc. Thinking of these traumatic events causes emotional disturbances like anxiety, depression and results in addiction. If trauma is the primary cause of substance abuse, then both issues must be addressed. Otherwise, there is a risk of relapse. Trauma therapy also improves the cognitive functions and provides long term benefits.

    Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is an improved version of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). DBT is a treatment of choice for people suffering from self-harming behaviors characterized by cutting and suicidal thoughts or inclinations.

    This treatment is developed to help individuals recognize their thought patterns, behaviors, and feelings. It has demonstrated its effectiveness for people that are finding it difficult to control their emotions and urges. Conditions such as obsessive-compulsive disorder and borderline personality disorder also benefit from DBT as it imparts individuals stress-management techniques and enhanced self-esteem so they can sustain their sobriety by reducing the impact of triggers and out-of-control emotions.

    Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a way of addressing concerns through talking. It can be used in individual counseling sessions. Talking through issues with professionals at Bridging Access to Care - Flatbush can identify sources of discomfort or unhealthy thoughts. It is a way of learning about yourself and your individual perceptions. CBT is a healthy way of addressing some behaviors which may be bringing unintended consequences in your life.

    People who leave treatment without learning life skills from staff at Bridging Access to Care - Flatbush are at a disadvantage when it comes to maintaining sobriety. Although it is difficult to teach life skills, aftercare support helps patients develop these skills over time. Life skills taught in New York include things like finding a job and a good place to live, self-care, and managing finances.
    Medical Nutrition Therapy, also called nutrition therapy and MNT, helps someone recovering from an addiction learn how to replenish their body with the nutrients that food can provide. This helps improve medical, physical, and emotional conditions resulting from an addiction. These skills are taught by dietitians and nutritionists at Bridging Access to Care - Flatbush in Brooklyn, New York who understand the effects of addiction.

    Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is a treatment that helps people to quit smoking. NRT reduces the withdrawal symptoms by giving nicotine in low doses. It is safe for most adults, teens and pregnant women should not undergo NRT. Research shows that the use of NRT doubles the chances of quitting smoking.

    Contingency management is a way to help motivate someone to remain substance free. It is a process of rewarding positive choices and good outcomes. As humans we are wired to recreate experiences that lead to positive feelings. Through this method incentives are used for completing positive steps towards a sober life. This may be a reward for attending meetings, remaining sober or for employment goals.

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    Bridging Access to Care - Flatbush Location and Directions
    Address Information2261 Church Ave
    Brooklyn, New York 11226 Phone Number(347) 505-5176 Meta DetailsUpdated June 16, 2024
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    Brooklyn, New York Addiction Information

    More than 2 million New Yorkers are currently suffering from some type of substance abuse and many of those are minors. Alcohol abuse, in particular, is prevalent among those underage. As a result of the high prices and regulation of prescription drugs, many New Yorkers turn to heroin instead. This has led to a serious heroin epidemic in the state.

    Brooklyn's lively streets pulse with creativity, the borough resonating with vibrant arts, mouthwatering eats, and lush parks ideal for outdoor adventures. Yet behind the scenes, a deadly crisis rages - in 2021, over 2,500 New Yorkers died from overdoses, mostly opioid-related, with fentanyl contributing to 80% of deaths in Kings County.

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