1575 Washington St, Watertown, NY 13601
Basic information about this treatment center.
A detailed list of the primary cases commonly treated here.
Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health, Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse
Substance Abuse + Addiction
Substance abuse is the excessive use of any type of drug. This includes alcohol, medications and illegal drugs. Substance abuse is treated with a combination of physical and mental treatments. Samaritan Medical Center - Behavioral Health patients detox and follow up with therapies that target the underlying cause of the addiction.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction
Opioid addiction is one of New York‘s most prominent forms of addiction. Drugs, including heroin, oxycontin, and fentanyl, are the most common. To relieve pain, or ease other ailments, they are professionally prescribed, but they are often abused because they and the feelings they give are addictive. Addiction is treated by detoxifying the body, so the medications’ chemicals are no longer impacting the individual. Samaritan Medical Center - Behavioral Health offers therapies to correct behavior and target the root of the problem are supplemented during and throughout treatment.
Levels of Care Offered
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Intensive Outpatient, 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.
Intensive Outpatient (IOP)
Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOPs) are treatment programs suitable for people who wish to stay at home while undergoing treatment. IOPs like Samaritan Medical Center - Behavioral Health make it possible for individuals to carry on with their responsibilities at work or school, in or near Watertown, NY. It’s easy to find an IOP center that offers individualized treatment protocols.
Aftercare support refers to the follow-up care provided after the initial rehab program. The quality of aftercare support plays an important role in preventing relapses and sustains recovery. Aftercare support at Samaritan Medical Center - Behavioral Health is personalized according to the needs of the patient in New York.
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 Samaritan Medical Center - Behavioral Health.
In outpatient programs at Samaritan Medical Center - Behavioral Health, the Watertown resident can live with their family while continuing with their job or studies. Treatment includes educating the patient on drug abuse, medications, and counseling sessions at the individual or group level.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual.
12-step facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger management, Brief intervention, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Couples Therapy, Dialectical behavior therapy, Discharge Planning, Experiential Therapy, Family counseling, 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 12-step program is a part of substance abuse treatment offered at Samaritan Medical Center - Behavioral Health. It was initially developed by the founders of Alcoholics anonymous. The program provides the benefit of cognitive restructuring. It refers to the process of change in the negative thoughts that leads to long-term benefits.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is an approach and method in psychotherapy. Samaritan Medical Center - Behavioral Health asks people to investigate how their thoughts, including habitual, negative, and inaccurate ways of thinking affect behaviors. CBT is based on the idea that rigid, inflexible ways of thinking cause people to have a limited ability to cope with stress
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is an improved version of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) DBT is a treatment of choice for people being treated at Samaritan Medical Center - Behavioral Health whom are suffering from self-harming behaviors. Conditions such as obsessive-compulsive disorder and borderline personality disorder also benefit from DBT.
Experiential therapy at Samaritan Medical Center - Behavioral Health 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 Watertown, NY.
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Address Information1575 Washington St
Watertown, New York 13601