Drug & Alcohol Rehabs in New York
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New York is one of the most progressive states in its drug policies and its approach to treatment. It was one of the first to decriminalize and then legalize marijuana, to pass a Good Samaritan law, and to provide access to clean syringes. The state may even be one of the first to implement Supervised Injection Facilities (SIFs)—an emerging public health solution for intravenous drug users.
New York—Pioneering Progressive Addiction Treatment
The progressive outlook on harm reduction in the state has also influenced its approach to treatment. New York has worked to meet the needs of its diverse population and make substance abuse resources more accessible. Compared to the national average, more people in New York who need treatment for drug abuse receive it.
Whether you’re a New York native or considering traveling for treatment, there are a wide range of rehab options to accommodate you or your loved one. We can help you during your search—feel free to call us: 1-866-317-7050.
- Each year, over 1 million people in New York are dependent on or abusing alcohol. Around 6.5% of them receive treatment.
- Nearly 500,000 people in the state are dependent on or abusing drugs each year, and 15% of them receive treatment.
- In New York in 2015, heroin was the most common primary drug of abuse among treatment admissions, followed by alcohol.
- Almost 2,000 people in New York died in 2014 due to heroin or prescription opioid overdose.
- On a daily basis, more than 35,000 people enroll in the state’s opioid treatment programs.
Building Sobriety in New York
There are almost 1,000 addiction treatment facilities in New York, each with different specializations and approaches. If you or a loved one are looking for treatment, it’s important to explore your options to determine what’s right for your needs.
Just about every facility treats people struggling with both alcohol and drug abuse. There are also some dual diagnosis rehabs, which provide substance abuse treatment along with mental health services to treat any underlying conditions.
The majority of facilities in New York offer outpatient care. You can also find inpatient rehabs that provide residential care. A large portion of rehabs in New York accept different insurance plans—private, federal, or state-financed. Cash payment is always an option as well. And, almost half of New York’s rehabs will provide treatment at no charge for clients who cannot pay.
These standard services are offered at the majority of facilities in the state:
- Substance abuse assessments and diagnoses
- Urine testing for drugs or alcohol
- Individual and group counseling sessions
- Relapse-prevention training, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and anger management
- Discharge planning for after treatment
Groups Fighting Addiction in New York
- The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) oversees the state’s addiction treatment services. The state-run program provides accessible treatment sources and seeks to build recovery communities throughout New York.
- New York’s OASAS manages a series of helpful programs geared towards all aspects of addiction and the wide range of people it affects—young people, college students, seniors, veterans, mothers, people with disabilities, domestic violence victims, people with behavioral addictions. OASAS also operates several state-funded treatment centers.
- The state’s OASAS program has a Talk2Prevent program geared towards parents and families, with resources for substance abuse prevention. The state also has a 24/7 HOPEline you can call for help with alcoholism, drug abuse, or gambling problems.
- The Council on Addictions of New York Sate (CANYS) is an organization comprised of different prevention and treatment agencies. The council meets to address problems of substance abuse and behavioral addictions in local communities and statewide.
- The Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Providers of New York State (ASAP) represents the interests of substance abuse prevention, recovery, and treatment providers. Their mission is to alleviate the personal, social, and economic problems associated with substance use disorders in the state.