Rensselaer County Department of Mental Health

Rensselaer County Department of Mental Health

Drug Rehab Center in Rensselaer, New York

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Rensselaer County Department of Mental Health’s Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Center location in Rensselaer, NY, offers multiple levels of care, individualized treatment options, and accepts most health insurance.

Rensselaer County Department of Mental Health offers treatment options that are fully covered by most private insurance plans. Have health insurance? Our admissions experts are here to help guide you in finding the best treatment center available to you. Additionally, clients can self-pay.

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

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  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health

    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.

    Levels of Care Offered

    Rensselaer County Department of Mental Health offers a variety of treatment.

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

    Dual-Diagnosis

    A dual-diagnosis describes two medical issues that are happening at the same time. They may or may not be related. Over 50% of people with an addiction in New York have another mental health condition. Screening for both addiction and any untreated mental health issue is essential, and individually managed by Rensselaer County Department of Mental Health.

    Outpatient Program

    An outpatient treatment program is set up to help with alcohol or drug addiction, or a co-occurring disorder. The patient must attend the New York facility for their therapy and other programs but are able to return home each night. The frequency of mandatory attendance decreases after much of Rensselaer County Department of Mental Health‘s program is complete.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at Rensselaer County Department of Mental Health.

    Couples Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Eating Disorder Treatment, Experiential Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Nicotine Replacement Therapy, Nutrition Therapy, Trauma Therapy

    Individual Therapy

    Individual therapy refers to one-on-one psychotherapy between a patient and their Rensselaer County Department of Mental Health therapist. Individual therapy seeks to help identify the issues that drive and contribute to a client’s addiction or alcoholism. Another goal of individual counseling is to assist the client to learn how to manage their lives without alcohol or drugs.

    Couples Therapy

    Therapy for couples decreases unhealthy behavior in a relationship that can trigger addiction. Either, or both, members of the couple will be improved by this. This treatment administered by Rensselaer County Department of Mental Health still targets addiction and can also make a relationship healthier through a variety of methods.

    Family Counseling + Therapy

    Addiction is a family disease. Family therapy is a common tool that is used during inpatient treatment. While living with active addiction in Rensselaer, New York, it is impossible for family members not to be affected. In order to have the greatest chances for long term sobriety, healing any family trauma and dysfunctional communications is important. Family therapy aims to heal and rebalance unhealthy roles and habits.

    Group Counseling

    Group therapy occurs in a group setting as opposed to a one on one setting. It benefits patients by providing a feeling of support and letting them know they are not alone. Patients at Rensselaer County Department of Mental Health also learn to build trust and understanding and gain perspective through discussions.

    Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT)

    Many addictions co-exist with some type of nicotine or tobacco use. During treatment at Rensselaer County Department of Mental Health in New York, some may prefer to quit smoking and use of other nicotine products. 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 setting a goal quit date, using nicotine replacement and gradually decreasing nicotine intake is proven to help in reaching the goal of a nicotine free life.

    Trauma Therapy

    After experiencing trauma, it’s crucial to look for a facility that can provide trauma therapy. This approach zeroes in on the traumatic incidents that a patient has encountered in the past, recent or not. It’s been widely known that trauma can make an individual resort to alcohol or other substances to mask their troubles and pain. Trauma can originate from domestic violence, sexual abuse, an early encounter with death, sexual assault, and many more. The goal of trauma therapy at Rensselaer County Department of Mental Health in Rensselaer, NY is to help the patient see beyond the trauma and move forward. Mental health professionals will facilitate the patient’s journey and see to it that he or she is no longer a victim of his or her traumatic experiences and has wholly regained his or her personal power.

    Patient Experience

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    Experiential Therapy at Rensselaer County Department of Mental Health

    Experiential therapy is a non-traditional treatment that uses physical activities to help work through troubling emotions. Role-playing, use of props, and re-enactments are just a few common techniques in experiential therapy at Rensselaer County Department of Mental Health. Its goal is to help people work with troubling emotions, memories, and trauma that are the source of their psychological issues

    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 Information1641 3rd St
    Rensselaer, New York 12144 Phone Number(518) 463-8869 Meta DetailsUpdated August 21, 2021
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    Rensselaer County Department of Mental Health Location and Directions
    Location

    1641 3rd St
    Rensselaer, New York 12144

    Center Type

    Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health

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