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ICL - Saint Marks Residence

ICL - Saint Marks Residence

  • Brooklyn, NY
  • Inpatient

ICL - Saint Marks Residence, located in Brooklyn, NY, focuses on treating individuals with dual diagnosis, offering comprehensive care for those with both substance abuse and mental health disorders. As part of the Institute for Community Living, it provides essential support services to help residents reintegrate into the community.

The mission of the Institute for Community Living is to offer housing, support services, and treatment to achieve self-sufficiency and community integration for individuals with mental illness and other disabilities. No specific license or award information is available for this facility.

  • Specializes in dual diagnosis treatment, addressing both substance abuse and mental health conditions.
  • Operated by the Institute for Community Living, a non-profit organization dedicated to support and advocacy.
  • Provides residential care, ensuring a stable living environment during recovery.
  • Treatment includes care for eating disorders and other mental health issues alongside addiction treatment.

ICL - Saint Marks Residence addresses dual diagnosis, substance abuse, and mental health issues. The facility is beneficial for those needing comprehensive care and support for co-occurring disorders.

  • 2 Conditions Treated
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • 2 Levels of Care
  • Speaks English
  • 9 Therapies & Programs
  • Multiple Locations

Conditions and Issues Treated

Dual-Diagnosis Treatment in Brooklyn, NY

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 ICL - Saint Marks Residence.

Levels of Care

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

When a patient checks into ICL - Saint Marks Residence, inpatient care takes place. Patients undergo treatment that requires detoxification and counseling round the clock. While outpatient treatments are available, as the first phase in recovery, inpatient care is suggested. Intensive and thorough rehabilitation sets patients on the road to a drug-free life.

ICL - Saint Marks Residence‘s Therapies & Programs

Group Therapy is a type of counseling that occurs between a bunch of strangers. These groups are suitable for patients who are not confined in a treatment facility, but group sessions are also common in inpatient rehab programs. Group therapy is led by a trained individual at ICL - Saint Marks Residence in Brooklyn, NY and consists of members from different stages of recovery.

The goal of group therapy sessions is to foster hope and a sense of belonging, share information, and learn coping mechanisms. It also helps to have people who can relate to what you’re going through. Good behaviors can also be contagious, and participants can learn from one another.

Unresolved trauma is often a key reason why many patients resorted to substance abuse. Trauma could be physical abuse, sexual abuse, war, natural disasters, divorce, accident, loss of a loved one, etc. If trauma is the primary cause of substance abuse, then both issues must be addressed.

Nutrition therapy, which is also known as Medical nutrition therapy (MNT) involves providing healthy diet and improving the eating habits of the patient. Expert dieticians provide individualized meal plan, that addresses the specific nutritional deficiencies and the nutritional impact associated with the medicines that are given as a part of the treatment. It helps to overcome the food cravings that are seen in certain addictions and also addresses the co-occurring conditions such as eating disorders.

Nutrition therapy is very important to support the different therapies provided as a part of comprehensive care. Nutrition therapy also teaches the associated life skills such as cooking healthy food and grocery shopping.

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 working with trained staff at ICL - Saint Marks Residence in setting a goal quit date, using nicotine replacement and gradually decreasing nicotine intake is proven to help.

Patient Experience

Experiential Therapy at ICL - Saint Marks Residence

Experiential therapy at ICL - Saint Marks Residence includes helping people work through emotional disorders by participating in events in real-time. It moves away from conventional talk therapy to discuss their concerns and emotions by making patients play roles or use props. It allows people to handle trauma and feelings healthily, reducing the need to resort to alcohol and substances in Brooklyn, NY.

Payment Options

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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    • Age
      Adults (20+), Seniors (65+), Teenagers
    • Modality
      Group, Individuals

    Institute for Community Living

    Helpful reference information for ICL - Saint Marks Residence, a drug treatment center in New York located at: 839 St Marks Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213, 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.

    Listed May 20, 2021

    Updated July 25, 2024

    Brooklyn, 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.

    Brooklyn's lively streets pulse with creativity, the borough resonating with vibrant arts, mouthwatering eats, and lush parks ideal for outdoor adventures. Yet behind the scenes, a deadly crisis rages - in 2021, over 2,500 New Yorkers died from overdoses, mostly opioid-related, with fentanyl contributing to 80% of deaths in Kings County.

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