Equinox Counseling Center

Equinox Counseling Center

Drug Rehab Center in Albany, New York

Facility Summary

Basic information about this treatment center.
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
  • License + Accreditation

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    Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opioid Addiction

    Drug Rehabilitation

    Getting sober on your own is not only dangerous during the initial detox, it is also more likely to result in a relapse later on. Addiction treatment centers provide a monitored environment where you will get the medical attention you need, as well as the emotional support to overcome drug or alcohol abuse.

    Alcoholism Treatment at Equinox Counseling Center

    Alcoholism refers to the continuous and compulsive intake of alcohol by an individual. Alcoholism causes emotional disturbances and even withdrawal symptoms. Treatment for alcoholism at Equinox Counseling Center can be in a residential program or an outpatient program depending on the severity. Group therapy organized by support groups like Alcoholics anonymous provides mutual support and advice of peers.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

    Opioid addiction is one of New York‘s most prominent forms of addiction. Drugs, including heroin, oxycontin, and fentanyl, are the most common. To relieve pain, or ease other ailments, they are professionally prescribed, but they are often abused because they and the feelings they give are addictive.

    Addiction is treated by detoxifying the body, so the medications’ chemicals are no longer impacting the individual. Equinox Counseling Center offers therapies to correct behavior and target the root of the problem are supplemented during and throughout treatment.

    Levels of Care Offered

    Equinox Counseling Center offers a variety of treatment.

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

    Aftercare Support

    Aftercare Support at Equinox Counseling Center, in short, is the support provided to a patient after they have finished treatment. It allows them to adjust to everyday life. It may entail setting them up and enrolling them in services such as Narcotics Anonymous (NA) and Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) inside a halfway house. Career coaching may also be offered to patients to help them get back into the workforce.

    Dual-Diagnosis

    Some of the most common co-occurring disorders are schizophrenia, depression, and bipolar disorder. Most rehab facilities in Albany, NY like Equinox Counseling Center provide patients with a dual diagnosis. Dual diagnosis gives rehab the means to treat addiction while restoring mental and emotional health.

    Outpatient Program

    Outpatient rehabilitation is a treatment that exists if a patient is not checking into Equinox Counseling Center long term. In addition to helping them recover, the patient attends regular therapy sessions and detox and participates in other therapies. However, this is all primarily done from home. As a follow-up to inpatient treatment, outpatient treatment is usually recommended.

    After rehabilitation, it helps people return to their everyday lives. It may also be an alternative to inpatient care in some situations. If they cannot leave their jobs, children, or don’t have the money for inpatient care, people can choose this method. Inpatient therapy, however, is the best method and most suggested level of treatment offered by Equinox Counseling Center in recovering from addiction.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at Equinox Counseling Center.

    Couples Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Life Skills, Motivational Interviewing, Nicotine Replacement Therapy, Trauma Therapy

    Individual Therapy

    Addiction in Albany, NY can occur due to a wide variety of reasons. Understanding your addiction and the best methods for maintaining sobriety involves learning about yourself. Equinox Counseling Center treatment programs include individual therapy for the greatest chances of success.

    Customized individual therapy is counseling involving you and your counselor at Equinox Counseling Center. This builds a personal and trusting relationship so you can truly be yourself and express any emotions as you feel them. Individual therapy leads to greater peace and understanding about your triggers for addiction and coping strategies to prevent relapse.

    Couples Therapy

    Substance abuse does a number on an individual’s relationship with other people, particularly in marriage. Spousal relationships bear the brunt of alcohol and drug dependence. Therefore, it becomes critical to submit the relationship to couples therapy to prevent straining it further. Most programs only zero in on the individual with substance addiction without factoring in the importance of the other half’s emotional support.

    However, some facilities, like Equinox Counseling Center in Albany, NY, offer couples therapy options to manage intimate partnerships amid the recovery process. Other couples-focused treatment plans can provide the patient and their partner tools to get things back to normal, support each other, and the patient’s sobriety.

    Family Counseling + Therapy

    Addiction is a family disease. Family therapy aims to heal and rebalance unhealthy roles and habits. Healing any family trauma and dysfunctional communications is important, and Equinox Counseling Center understands this.

    Group Counseling

    Group Therapy is a type of counseling that occurs between a bunch of strangers. These groups are suitable for patients who are not confined in a treatment facility, but group sessions are also common in inpatient rehab programs. Group therapy is led by a trained individual at Equinox Counseling Center in Albany, NY and consists of members from different stages of recovery.

    The goal of group therapy sessions is to foster hope and a sense of belonging, share information, and learn coping mechanisms. It also helps to have people who can relate to what you’re going through. Good behaviors can also be contagious, and participants can learn from one another.

    Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT)

    Nicotine replacement is a way to move towards stopping smoking or using any form of nicotine. This can be nicotine gum or nicotine patches. The process of working with trained staff at Equinox Counseling Center in setting a goal quit date, using nicotine replacement and gradually decreasing nicotine intake is proven to help.

    Trauma Therapy

    Unresolved trauma is often a key reason why many patients resorted to substance abuse. Trauma could be physical abuse, sexual abuse, war, natural disasters, divorce, accident, loss of a loved one, etc. If trauma is the primary cause of substance abuse, then both issues must be addressed.

    Patient Experience

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    Payment Options Accepted

    For specific insurance or payment methods please contact us.
  • Health Insurance
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
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    Additional Details

    Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
    Address Information
    500 Central Ave
    Albany, New York 12206
    Phone Number
    (518) 434-6135
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    Location
    Equinox Counseling Center Location and Directions

    500 Central Ave
    Albany, New York 12206

    Center Type

    Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opioid Addiction

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    Language
    English
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