VA NY Harbor Health Care System - Harlem Community Clinic

VA NY Harbor Health Care System - Harlem Community Clinic

Drug Rehab Center in New York, New York

About This New York Facility

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VA NY Harbor Health Care System - Harlem Community Clinic’s location in New York, New York, offers multiple levels of care, a variety individualized treatment options, and accepts most health insurance.

We suggest researching drug treatment at certified or accredited facilities. This center is also certified by CARF and JCAHO.

VA NY Harbor Health Care System - Harlem Community Clinic offers treatment options that are fully covered by most private insurance plans. Please call us to verify your insurance coverage and help to find a center that accepts it. 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
  • Accreditations
    Not SAMHSA Listed
    Not Approved
    CARF Certified #247201
    JCAHO Listed #
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    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.

    Alcoholism Treatment

    Alcoholism treatment focuses on lessening the thirst for alcohol and working towards the patient’s abstinence. Some individuals find it more challenging to reach their goal of sobriety due to a lack of social support and motivating force. In some cases, the existence of psychiatric issues worsens alcoholism.

    People suffering from these problems in New York, NY have different metrics for success and base their achievements on significant changes, such as lower alcohol use, improved health, length of abstinence, and better social behavior.

    • Alcoholics Anonymous meetings and 12 Step Programs can aid in recovery and maintenance.
    • Counseling, coupled with medications, is the core of alcoholism treatment.
    • Mutual support groups reduce the chances of relapsing and teach individuals effective coping mechanisms.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

    Opioids are a set of drugs prescribed for pain relief. Opioid addiction for New York residents refers to the compulsive seeking of opioids, even when they are not required medically. Treatment involves medication-assisted therapy in which medicines, counseling, and behavioral therapies are all utilized at VA NY Harbor Health Care System - Harlem Community Clinic.

    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 VA NY Harbor Health Care System - Harlem Community Clinic.

    Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opioid Addiction 

    Levels of Care Offered at VA NY Harbor Health Care System - Harlem Community Clinic

    This Facility offers a variety of treatment.

    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.

    Intensive Outpatient (IOP)

    VA NY Harbor Health Care System - Harlem Community Clinic offers an Intensive Outpatient Program is for those who need intensive care but prefer to spend the majority of their time in the comfort of their own home. The rehabilitation services differ in length and intensity. They are customized to meet the needs of the patient.

    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 VA NY Harbor Health Care System - Harlem Community Clinic‘s program is complete.

    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 VA NY Harbor Health Care System - Harlem Community Clinic is personalized according to the needs of the patient in New York.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at VA NY Harbor Health Care System - Harlem Community Clinic.

    Individual Therapy

    Individual therapy refers to one-on-one psychotherapy between a patient and their VA NY Harbor Health Care System - Harlem Community Clinic 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 at VA NY Harbor Health Care System - Harlem Community Clinic

    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 VA NY Harbor Health Care System - Harlem Community Clinic 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 New York, 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 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 VA NY Harbor Health Care System - Harlem Community Clinic also learn to build trust and understanding and gain perspective through discussions.

    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 VA NY Harbor Health Care System - Harlem Community Clinic in New York, 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.

    Nutrition Therapy, or Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT), focuses on improving a patient’s mental and physical health through diet. A diet that is low in certain nutrients can lead to emotions that can trigger addiction or relapse. VA NY Harbor Health Care System - Harlem Community Clinic‘s Nutritional therapy promotes healthy eating to heal the body and prevent addictive behavior.

    Many addictions co-exist with some type of nicotine or tobacco use. During treatment at VA NY Harbor Health Care System - Harlem Community Clinic 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.

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

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    Experiential Therapy at VA NY Harbor Health Care System - Harlem Community Clinic

    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 VA NY Harbor Health Care System - Harlem Community Clinic. 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.
    VA NY Harbor Health Care System - Harlem Community Clinic Location and Directions
    Address Information55 W 125th St
    New York, New York 10027 Phone Number(646) 273-8125 Meta DetailsUpdated June 21, 2022
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    New York, New York Addiction Information

    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.

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