New York Therapeutic Communities - Serendipity II (For Women)
Drug Rehab Center in Brooklyn, New York
Basic information about this treatment center.
New York Therapeutic Communities - Serendipity II (For Women) is a Non-Profit Drug Rehabilitation Facility in Brooklyn, NY. Professionally treating Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse by utilizing multiple levels of care. Treatment here is covered by most insurances.
It can seem like an uphill struggle to battle addiction in Brooklyn, NY. Luckily there are many rehab options, such as New York Therapeutic Communities - Serendipity II (For Women), to help you heal.
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Conditions and Issues Treated
A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.
Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse
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.
Substance Abuse + Addiction Treatment
Substance abuse typically leads to addiction, which requires specialized treatment programs at New York Therapeutic Communities - Serendipity II (For Women) to address. Many people benefit from inpatient drug rehabilitation, which includes inpatient acute care and residential rehabilitation. Other levels of care include intensive outpatient therapy, individual counseling, and support groups. Family therapy is also an essential part of treatment for substance abuse.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment
Opioids are a series of medicines that are used for pain relief. Opioid addiction refers to the compulsive pursuit of opioids, even though they are not medically needed. Medication-assisted therapy at New York Therapeutic Communities - Serendipity II (For Women) in Brooklyn, NY requires care in which both medications, medication, and behavioral treatments are used.
Levels of Care Offered
New York Therapeutic Communities - Serendipity II (For Women) 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, Intervention, Long Term (>30 Days), Residential, with additional therapies available as listed below.
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). New York Therapeutic Communities - Serendipity II (For Women)‘s patients may also be provided with career training to help them get back into the job force.
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 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.
An intervention is a meeting held by families and friends of the addicted party, managed by New York Therapeutic Communities - Serendipity II (For Women). It lets the person know that their loved ones are concerned about them. It is intended to make the addicted party agree to get help.
Interventions are often hosted by a mental health professional in New York who knows how to communicate with people dealing with addiction. These intervention services can make all the difference when it comes to getting loved ones to agree to treatment.
Residential treatment programs are those that offer housing and meals in addition to substance abuse treatment. Rehab facilities that offer residential treatment allow patients to focus solely on recovery, in an environment totally separate from their lives. Some rehab centers specialize in short-term residential treatment (a few days to a week or two), while others solely provide treatment on a long-term basis (several weeks to months). Some offer both, and tailor treatment to the patient’s individual requirements.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual at New York Therapeutic Communities - Serendipity II (For Women).
12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Contingency management/motivational incentives, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Discharge Planning, Employment Counseling or Training, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Naloxone and overdose education, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy
12-Step Program Facilitation
Alcoholics Anonymous is responsible for the development of the popular “12 Step Program”. Most substance treatment centers have their own 12 step program designed to help users achieve sobriety. Because of this, most treatment plans follow a similar pattern when broken down.
The first three steps depend on the patient, so they are more specific and situational. The succeeding four steps center on practical issues brought on by substance abuse. Steps 8 and 9 deal with the social and emotional repercussions of addiction, encouraging patients to make amends to people they have wronged. These are followed by two steps revolving around the further exploration and reinforcement of Steps 1 to 9.
The last step requires an individual to extend a helping hand to people who are still in the early stages of their recovery.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Negative feelings are common in substance abuse disorders. If not recognized, they can cause co-occurring disorders. CBT involves strategies that help to change the thinking and behavioral pattern. It can be administered as a monotherapy as well as a part of combination therapy.
Family Counseling + Therapy
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. The impact of substance abuse is not just on the patient but on the entire family. Family therapy ensures that the patient gets adequate support from the family members after the treatment making the recovery process sustainable
- Family therapy guides all the members of the family to help the patient.
- It helps to repair relationships and improve communication between family members.
- It helps to keep the patient engaged and motivated throughout the treatment.
Group therapy is an important tool in recovery. Finding a peer group in Brooklyn, NY and others who relate to your situation is a fundamental tool for recovery at New York Therapeutic Communities - Serendipity II (For Women). Addiction tends to lead to isolation and feelings of uniqueness. The accountability and friendship that is found in group therapy can be more effective than any single other treatment approach. This is generally introduced early in recovery and is recommended as a lifetime treatment habit.
Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy (REBT)
Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT) is a variation of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) that helps people understand how maladaptive, negative, and habitual thoughts and feelings lead to bad life choices. REBT is based on the idea that people operate under many irrational but habitual patterns of thought that fuel harmful practices.
Trauma therapy is a way of addressing trauma while in a safe situation in order to heal. This may involve New York Therapeutic Communities - Serendipity II (For Women) managing individual or group counseling or both. Other forms of therapy have been proven to assist in healing past traumas.
Contingency Management / Motivational Incentives
A mechanism that rewards patients for good actions is Contingency Management (CM). For a clean drug test, patients typically get a reward or benefit. On the other hand, for bad conduct, individuals are generally disciplined. The treatment helps patients to participate in healthy habits and reduce unhealthy behavior. In treating addiction and other difficulties, it is an effective method offered by New York Therapeutic Communities - Serendipity II (For Women).
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