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Saint John's Episcopal Hospital - 20th Street

Saint John's Episcopal Hospital - 20th Street

  • Far Rockaway, NY
  • Accredited
  • Inpatient
  • Outpatient

Saint John's Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway, NY, is a nonprofit acute care hospital with 170 staffed beds. It is part of the expansive Episcopal Health Services network, offering specialized medical treatments and a robust teaching program. The hospital is uniquely comprehensive in scope, addressing various healthcare needs.

The mission of Episcopal Health Services is to provide exceptional healthcare and education through culturally sensitive, value-based services. Saint John's Episcopal Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission and operates as a licensed Level II Trauma Center, which underscores its commitment to high standards in patient care.

  • Provides emergency services and specialty clinical care units, including CCU and ICU.
  • Offers advanced treatment options like chemotherapy and hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
  • Features a teaching program with 134 full-time equivalent interns and residents.
  • Equipped with cutting-edge imaging technologies, including CT and MRI scans.

The hospital treats a wide range of addictions and medical issues, benefiting diverse patient demographics from the surrounding community. Saint John's is dedicated to serving patients and families while training future healthcare providers.

  • 1+ Accreditations
  • 1 Conditions Treated
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Insurance Accepted
  • 2 Levels of Care
  • Speaks English
  • 11 Therapies & Programs
  • Multiple Locations



Conditions and Issues Treated

Levels of Care

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

Inpatient rehab means living at the Far Rockaway, NY facility while all aspects of an addiction or co-occurring disorder get addressed. This helps limit the distractions and increase the focus on recovery. Typical inpatient rehab stays are approximately one month long.

Outpatient treatment plans cover diagnosis, detoxification, management, and counseling. They are a popular option for those who have graduated from inpatient facilities. Services in New York include medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and individual and group therapy.

Saint John's Episcopal Hospital - 20th Street‘s Therapies & Programs

During individual therapy at Saint John's Episcopal Hospital - 20th Street in Far Rockaway, New York, the person in recovery meets with a therapist one-on-one to go over the situation and learn from their mistakes. The counselor or therapist will use this time to address causes of an addiction, triggers, any type of mental issue or dual diagnosis, and aftercare plans. They will help fill in any gaps in future plans to give the person the best chances of attaining and maintaining long-term sobriety.

Couples therapy reduces the dysfunctional behavior in a relationship that may cause addiction. It can help one or both members of the couple. It targets addiction and it can make for a healthier relationship.

Patients who receive generous support from their loved ones have better chances of completing their recovery. Genetics play a role when it comes to addiction, so it’s better to approach the problem as a unit. Family members can help an individual avoid addiction triggers and guide him or her in making lifestyle changes.

Group therapy is a type of counseling at Saint John's Episcopal Hospital - 20th Street in Far Rockaway, NY that occurs between a bunch of strangers. The goal of group therapy sessions is to foster hope and a sense of belonging. It also helps to have people who can relate to what you’re going through. Good behaviors can also be contagious.

As a means of managing pain that has plagued them in the past, many individuals turn to drugs and alcohol. Assault, negligence, the loss of a loved one, and other unfortunate events may involve trauma. This treatment, offered and administrated by Saint John's Episcopal Hospital - 20th Street in Far Rockaway, NY provides individuals the resources to cope with past traumas healthily.

Dialectical behavioral therapy focuses on eliminating negative thoughts such as suicidal thoughts. It is useful in the treatment of patients with uncontrollable emotions. The term “dialectic” means the integration of opposites. In the substance abuse context, DBT refers to accepting the patient’s addiction.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is suitable for patients recovering from an addiction of any kind. This therapy modality strengthens a person’s ability to stay on top of their emotional state. CBT is also suitable for managing co-occurring disorders like depression and bipolar illness. It helps people in New York communicate and express their emotions well.

Payment Options

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  • Health Insurance
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
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    Location & Contact

    Saint John's Episcopal Hospital - 20th Street Location and Directions
    521 Bch 20th St
    Far Rockaway, NY 11691

    Phone Number
    (718) 869-8822

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    • Gender
      Female, Male
    • Age
      Adults (20+), Children (0-12), Seniors (65+), Teenagers
    • Modality
      Couples, Family, Group, Individuals

    Saint John’s Episcopal Hospital

    Listed May 17, 2021

    Updated July 5, 2024

    Far Rockaway, New York Addiction and Treatment

    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.

    Far Rockaway, a diverse beachside neighborhood in Queens, New York, offers a tranquil environment for healing and recovery. With a thriving arts scene, parks, and community events, it provides a supportive setting for those focused on overcoming addiction. However, Queens County faced a 20% increase in opioid-related overdose deaths from 2020 to 2021, and in 2022, fentanyl was detected in 81% of drug overdose deaths.

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