Reality House Community Residence

Reality House Community Residence

Drug Rehab Center in Astoria, New York

About This New York Facility

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Opened in 1967, Reality House Community Residence, a Non-Profit treatment facility, has helped struggling addicts with sobriety, individualized care providing 3+ levels of care and 16 drug treatment options, in Astoria, NY. Reality House Community Residence’s location in New York accepts most private health insurance. Individuals can also self-pay.

Many opioid and alcohol users in Astoria, NY see things as bleak. Fortunately, there are many rehab services available, such as Reality House Community Residence, to help you get on the path to recovery.

Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • Accreditations
    Not SAMHSA Listed
    Not Approved
    Not CARF Accredited
    Not Found
  • Additional Languages
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Veterans
  • Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    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.

    Substance Abuse + Addiction Treatment

    Substance abuse typically leads to addiction, which requires specialized treatment programs at Reality House Community Residence 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.

    A combination of treatments is often needed to treat drug abuse issues effectively. In the case of drug abuse, there is no easy answer or one-size-fits-all cure.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment in Astoria, NY

    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 Reality House Community Residence in Astoria, NY requires care in which both medications, medication, and behavioral treatments are used.

    Dual-Diagnosis

    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.

    Gambling Disorder, Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse 

    Levels of Care Offered at Reality House Community Residence

    This Facility offers a variety of treatment.

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Intervention, Long Term (>30 Days), Residential, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    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.

    An intervention is a meeting held by families and friends of the addicted party, managed by Reality House Community Residence. 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.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at Reality House Community Residence.

    Couples Therapy at Reality House Community Residence

    Couples therapy aims to rebuild the trust between the partners. Partner’s involvement in the process will result in greater chances of treatment success. Couples therapy addresses financial issues, loss of trust, lack of intimacy, and physical abuse.

    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 Counseling

    Group therapy is an important tool in recovery. Finding a peer group in Astoria, NY and others who relate to your situation is a fundamental tool for recovery at Reality House Community Residence. 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.

    Trauma Therapy

    Trauma therapy is a way of addressing trauma while in a safe situation in order to heal. This may involve Reality House Community Residence managing individual or group counseling or both. Other forms of therapy have been proven to assist in healing past traumas.

    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.

    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.

    Alcoholics Anonymous is responsible for the development of the popular “12 Step Program”. Most substance treatment centers in New York 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.

    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 in New York by Reality House Community Residence.

    12-Step Facilitation, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Contingency management/motivational incentives, Couples Therapy, 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, Intervention, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy

    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 Information8-13 Astoria Boulevard
    Astoria, New York 11102 Phone Number212-281-6004 Meta DetailsUpdated January 12, 2022
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    Reality House Community Residence Location and Directions
    Location

    8-13 Astoria Boulevard
    Astoria, New York 11102

    Center Type

    Gambling Disorder, Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse

    Ownership
    Non-Profit

    Language
    English, Spanish
    Quick Reference
    Helpful reference information for Reality House Community Residence, a drug treatment center in New York located at: 8-13 Astoria Boulevard, Astoria, NY 11102, including phone numbers, official website, and more. Listed briefly is an overview of Levels of Care, Therapies Offered, Issues Treated, and accepted forms of Payment Methods.

    Astoria, 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.

    21% of arrests made in Astoria, NY, are for drug-related offenses. The rate of HIV infection due to injection drug use increased by 40% between 2013 and 2015. 27% of individuals in Astoria who are struggling with addiction are unemployed. There are an estimated 6,000 people who are struggling with drug addiction. There are a number of recovery resources available in Astoria, including sober living homes, residential programs, and outpatient treatment programs.

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