317 S Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10705
Basic information about this treatment center.
Saint Joseph's Medical Center is an accredited Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatment located in Yonkers, New York.
License + Accreditation
A detailed list of the primary cases commonly treated here.
Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opiod Addiction, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse
Substance Abuse + Addiction
Substance abuse refers to the intensive and inappropriate use of psychoactive substances. Psychoactive substances are those that affect brain function. These include illegal drugs, alcohol, and even the excessive use of prescription drugs. The overuse of psychoactive substances leads to severe physical or psychological dependence. It also affects the social life and relationships of the affected individual. Substance abuse is treatable.
The duration of treatment at Saint Joseph's Medical Center in Yonkers can be weeks or even months depending on the severity of the condition as there is a risk of relapse. Treatment options include medications, counseling sessions, various types of behavioral therapy, and group therapy in different combinations.
One of the most prevalent forms of addiction is alcoholism. The standard treatment approach is abstinence to promote non-addictive habits, patients detox, and attend counseling sessions at Saint Joseph's Medical Center. This aims to enhance the wellbeing and mental attitude of the patient.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction
Addiction to prescription opioid painkillers like oxycodone and hydrocodone, and illicit opioids such as heroin, leads to potentially life-threatening withdrawal symptoms when discontinued. Opioid addiction treatment typically involves an inpatient stay at facilities like Saint Joseph's Medical Center to make sure they get through withdrawal safely. Treatment also includes comprehensive mental health counseling.
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, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.
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.
Drug & Alcohol Detoxification
Drug and alcohol addiction often takes a heavy toll on one’s body. Over time, a physical dependence can develop, meaning the body physiologically needs the substance to function. Detox is the process of removing drugs and/or alcohol from the body, a process that can be lethal if mismanaged. Medical detox is done by licensed medical professionals who monitor vital signs and keep you safe, healthy, and as comfortable as possible as you go through detox and withdrawal.
Treatment is just a first step in sustaining sobriety. After rehabilitation, counseling for aftercare helps the person adapt to a life without drugs. A sober living facility in Yonkers, job therapy, or educational assistance may be included in this service, managed by Saint Joseph's Medical Center. This is when a preventive strategy for relapse starts to take shape.
Mental illness includes conditions such as anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder. It can also happen that mental illness causes drug addiction and vice versa. Saint Joseph's Medical Center in New York knows it is vital to diagnose dual diagnosis or co-occurring disorder.
To assist with alcohol or opioid abuse, or a co-occurring condition, Saint Joseph's Medical Center offers an outpatient treatment program. For their rehabilitation and other services, the New York patient will go to the treatment center, yet return home every night. After most of the program is completed, the level of mandatory participation reduces.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual.
12-step facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Brief intervention, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Discharge Planning, Family Therapy, Group counseling, Group Therapy, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Individual counseling, Individual Therapy, Motivational interviewing, Nutrition Therapy, Relapse prevention, Substance use counseling approach, Substance use education, Trauma Therapy
12-Step Program Facilitation
The recovery technique used by Alcoholics Anonymous is the 12 step program, but it can relate to any form of addiction. The 12 steps that addicts must take on the road to recovery are explained. Measures include acknowledging that you have a problem and agreeing to turn around your life. The curriculum, instructed by Saint Joseph's Medical Center, also requires a belief in a greater power and making amends to others.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) examines the relationship between a patient’s thoughts, feelings and behaviors. Saint Joseph's Medical Center aims to establish a healthy response to thoughts and feelings as an alternative to turning to drugs and alcohol. It also promotes healthy communication between addicts and those around them. It is and effective therapy for people suffering with all types of addictions.
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Address Information317 S Broadway
Yonkers, New York 10705