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Realization Center - Brooklyn

Realization Center - Brooklyn

Drug Rehab Center in Brooklyn, New York

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

Realization Center - Brooklyn offers comprehensive outpatient substance abuse and addiction treatment programs, specializing in co-occurring mental health issues and services for adolescents, young adults, and families.

About This Brooklyn, NY Facility

Realization Center - Brooklyn is an outpatient facility in Brooklyn, New York, specializing in substance abuse and addiction treatment. Offering a range of tailored programs, the center aims to provide comprehensive care through a team of multi-disciplinary professionals.

Realization Center's mission is to facilitate "true recovery," focusing on the human spirit and a fulfilling, addiction-free life. Founder Marilyn J. White received the Caron Foundation Addiction Professional Award in 2013.

  • Offers a variety of treatment options, including group and individual counseling, and medication-assisted treatment.
  • Employs a multi-disciplinary team for comprehensive care, including psychiatrists and counselors.
  • Provides specialized services for adolescents, young adults, and families affected by addiction.
  • Integrates treatment for co-occurring mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, and PTSD.

Treats substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health issues like depression, anxiety, and PTSD. Specialized services benefit adolescents, young adults, and families.

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

    State License

    Conditions and Issues Treated

    Using both legal medications and illegal substances in order to maintain an addiction is substance abuse. Illegal substances can become addictive after a single use. If you are obtaining legal medications illegally, you may be suffering from substance abuse.

    Fortunately facilities like Realization Center - Brooklyn in Brooklyn, NY are here to help.

    Opioid addiction treatment facilities in New York, like Realization Center - Brooklyn cover both illegal and prescription opioids abuse. Most plans include detoxification and subsequent medications to ease the process. Behavioral therapies and counseling are also necessary to resolve the root cause of addiction.

    When someone in New York struggles with both addiction and mental or emotional illness, this is considered a dual diagnosis. Dual diagnosis treatment can include emotional trauma, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, depression. Getting treatment for these issues must occur at the same time to treat either of them effectively.

    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, Partial-Hospitalization, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    A detox program helps the person physically withdraw from drugs and helps them track their progress. So, suppose the person isn’t ready for sobriety (or relapses). In that case, the treatment professionals can catch it early and help re-orient them towards recovery.

    In order to focus on the psychological aspects of addiction, one must first address the physical symptoms of withdrawal.

    Withdrawal symptoms can be painful, even fatal, so managing the detox process carefully is critical. Severe withdrawal symptoms are often treated with more advanced pharmaceutical interventions. Nausea and headaches are common side effects of detoxification.

    An intensive outpatient treatment program is set up for those struggling with an addiction to begin the recovery process. Patients come to Brooklyn, NY to Realization Center - Brooklyn for therapy, support, programs, and medical supervision. Intensive outpatient treatment is often very tightly scheduled and heavily structured.

    An Outpatient Rehab Program is a part-time drug rehab program for treating individuals in New York with mild addiction or mild-to-moderate drug withdrawal symptoms. It generally requires about 10 to 12 hours every week. Doctors can administer on-the-spot medication to ease withdrawal symptoms such as anxiety, increased heart rate, and even depression. Groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) can be used as a part of outpatient treatment to help maintain sobriety.

    Partial Hospitalization Programs (PHP) are meant for individuals experiencing trouble functioning at school or with work and other occupations, medical instability, inadequate support at home, simultaneous mental health issues, and substance use disorders in New York. They are also meant for those experiencing the risk of self-harm or the urge to harm others. It is a short-term treatment program offered at Realization Center - Brooklyn, aiming to improve individuals enough to be reassigned to a lower level of care. The program operates within a psychiatric hospital for several hours daily, usually three to five days per week.

    Treatment for substance abuse does not cease after an individual successfully completes a detox or rehabilitation program. A vital follow-up treatment service is aftercare support provided to individuals at Realization Center - Brooklyn in New York after they attain initial sobriety.

    Aftercare support often takes the following forms: 12-Step Programs, Outpatient Treatment Programs, and Support Groups. The most effective aftercare programs are tailored to meet an individual’s specific needs and circumstances.

    Realization Center - Brooklyn‘s Therapies & Programs

    Results have proven the positive impact of family therapy on a recovering patient’s journey to sobriety. Patients at Realization Center - Brooklyn in Brooklyn, New York who receive generous support from their loved ones have better chances of completing their recovery process and maintaining their sobriety.

    When family members are more proactive and involved in the treatment procedure, it encourages the patient to advance his or her progress. Moreover, it shouldn’t be ignored that genetics play a role when it comes to addiction, so it’s better to approach the problem as a unit. Also, with proper education, family members can help an individual avoid addiction triggers and guide him or her in making lifestyle changes necessary for his or her sobriety.

    Group therapy may occur on an inpatient or outpatient basis and involves groups of clients who have no pre-existing relationships outside the group. Group therapy differs from support groups in two primary ways: group therapy is a kind of psychotherapy and is moderated by a professional therapist at Realization Center - Brooklyn in New York.

    It has been said that unhealed trauma is the root of most addictions. Trauma therapy is a way of addressing trauma while in a safe situation in order to heal. Healing past traumas and introducing coping strategies are strong foundations for sustained recovery from addiction. This may involve individual or group counseling or both, in a Brooklyn, NY facility. Other forms of therapy have been proven to assist in healing past traumas.

    Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) helps those who attend Realization Center - Brooklyn understand how their feelings, beliefs, and thoughts affect their behaviors. DBT is particularly useful for people with self-harming behaviors, as well as those with substance abuse disorders. DBT teaches people how to tolerate distress, regulate their emotions, and how to become mindful.

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a type of psychotherapy that focuses on the underlying thoughts and behaviors that caused the problem of addiction in the first place and may cause a relapse. Negative feelings are common in substance abuse disorders, and if not recognized, they can cause co-occurring disorders.

    CBT involves strategies that help to change the thinking and behavioral pattern by cognitive restructuring. In simple terms, it helps to remove negative thoughts and provides long-term benefits. Also, CBT promotes self-awareness, self-control, and healthy ways to respond to negative thoughts. It can be administered as a mono-therapy as well as a part of combination therapy.

    Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy (REBT) allows the opportunity for quick results for addicts. Realization Center - Brooklyn provides patients in Brooklyn, New York the resources to use a ‘rational self-counseling’ technique to cope with their emotions. It seeks to help them move forward without having to deal with ongoing treatment throughout their lives.

    The 12-step program is a part of substance abuse treatment. In this program, peers help each other to achieve the goal of abstinence. It was initially developed by the founders of Alcoholics Anonymous. Due to its huge success, the 12-step program is included as a part of other substance abuse treatments.

    The 12 steps guide at an individual level. It begins with the individuals accepting that they are addicts, and they understand its consequences. It is followed by focusing on the recovery process and making amends for hurting others. The program provides the benefit of cognitive restructuring, which refers to the process of change in the negative thoughts that leads to long-term benefits.

    Contingency Management is a type of behavioral therapy rooted and based on the concept of operant conditioning. This type of treatment offered by Realization Center - Brooklyn in Brooklyn, New York intends to give positive compensations in response to a patient’s behavior. It can be inferred that this treatment has been effective in curing and lessening a scale of profound issues.

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    Realization Center - Brooklyn Location and Directions
    Address Information175 Remsen Street 2nd Floor
    Brooklyn, New York 11201 Phone Number(718) 342-6700 Meta DetailsUpdated June 11, 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 has a hospitalization rate for drug overdoses nearly double the New York City average. In 2012, there were 1,814 admissions to drug treatment centers in Brooklyn, which accounted for 6.8% of all admissions in NYC. Over 3 million emergency room visits were related to drug misuse in 2016. Some of the most common treatments include inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation, 12-step programs, and detoxification.

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