Substance Use And Recovery Services
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Capital Region Substance Use and Recovery Services

Albany: Center for Addiction and Recovery Hotline
http://www.center-for-addiction-recovery.com/Addiction-Treatment-New-York.asp#
(518) 489-4608
(518) 489-4610
Call for help seeking a drug or alcohol rehab program in various regions in New York. Specialists available 24/7.

Family & Children's Services: Center for Problem Gambling
Hotline (Alcoholism, Drug Abuse, Problem Gambling): 1-877-8-HOPENY (1-877-846-7369)
To make an appointment: (518) 462-6531
http://www.fcscapitalregion.org/en/fcsr/Center_for_Problem_Gambling_p3576.html
The Center for Problem Gambling provides counseling and support services to individuals who need help with their gambling problem. The Center provides a full range of services, including individual counseling, gambling recovery groups, couples and family counseling, and support groups for significant others. Gambling prevention services include community outreach and education.

Conifer Park Counseling (Outpatient)
http://www.coniferpark.com/outpatient-services
Troy: 1801 6th Avenue; (518) 274-5143
Glens Falls: 55 Elm Street; (518) 793-7273
Schenectady: 600 Franklin Street; (518) 372-7031
Glenville: 79 Glenridge Road, Cottage 1
Conifer Park has a number of outpatient clinics for substance abuse treatment, with many specialized programs. Recommended as LGBT-friendly by the Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley.

Equinox - Chemical Dependency Counseling Center
http://www.equinoxinc.org/whatwedo/cd.php
Albany: 95 Central Ave; (518) 434-6135
The Chemical Dependency and Counseling Center at Equinox, Inc. serves adults and adolescents struggling with chemical dependency. Clients come from diverse backgrounds, are primarily urban-based and come from all socioeconomic strata; many have co-occurring mental health issues. The Center uses a holistic, multidisciplinary approach, complimentary with programs such as Narcotics Anonymous and Alcoholics Anonymous, to provide comprehensive assessment, treatment planning, case management, counseling services, assistance with referrals to detox and inpatient programs, and medical exam nights.

St. Peter's Addiction Recovery Center (SPARC)
St. Peter's Addiction Recovery Center (SPARC) offers individuals and families a comprehensive range of care and services for people affected by drug and alcohol abuse. Each year, SPARC treats more than 5,000 people with drug and alcohol problems.
Inpatient Rehabilitation
Guilderland: 3 Mercycare Lane; (518) 452-6700 (24 Hours), (518) 452-6791 (Appointments)
http://www.sphcs.org/InpatientRehabilitation
SPARC offers Inpatient Rehabilitation at a 40-bed facility. It is open 24 hours/day, seven days/week, and specializes in treating adults with alcoholism and chemical dependency problems.
Outpatient Rehabilitation
http://www.sphcs.org/OutpatientRehabilitation
Albany: 845 Central Ave; (518) 482-2455
Albany: 64 Second Ave; (518) 449-5170 (Men's Community Residence Available)
Cohoes: 55 Mohawk St; (518) 235-1100 (Adolescent Services Available)
Latham: 636 New Loudon Road; (518) 783-5381 (Adolescent Services Available)
Schenectady: 2925 Hamburg St; (518) 357-2909 (Adolescent Services Available)
Saratoga Springs: 125 High Rock Ave; (518) 885-6884 (Adolescent Services Available)
SPARC outpatient clinics provide care for persons and families experiencing drug and alcohol problems. The clinics also include complicating medical, psychiatric, family and other issues in the treatment process. Direct assessment and admissions are available at each site.
Detoxification Services
http://www.sphcs.org/DetoxificationServices
Albany: 315 S. Manning Blvd; (518) 525-1550
SPARC offers an 18-bed adult acute care Chemical Dependency Crisis Unit at St. Peter's Hospital, Albany. The program offers safe withdrawal from alcohol, heroin, and other opiates, and sedatives.

Whitney M. Young, Jr. Health Services: Addiction Services
FACTS: Albany: 900 Lark Drive; (518) 465-9345
MMTP: Albany: 10 Dewitt Street; (518) 463-3882
Whitney Young Health Services provides two outpatient addiction care programs in addition to its Substance Abuse Free Treatment (SAFE-T) Project which provides rapid access into substance abuse treatment programs in the Capital Region, including the Family Alcoholism and Child Treatment Services (FACTS) program and the Methadone Maintenance Treatment Program (MMTP).

Central New York Substance Use and Recovery Services

Conifer Park Counseling (Outpatient)
http://www.coniferpark.com/syracuse-outpatient-clinic
Syracuse: 526 Old Liverpool Road
(315) 453-3911
Conifer Park has a number of outpatient clinics for substance abuse treatment, with many specialized programs. Recommended as LGBT-friendly by the Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley.

Syracuse AA Groups for LGBT & LGBT-Affirming Folk in Recovery
http://www.syraa.org/
Boys in the Band, meets Wednesdays at 8pm; Syracuse: 501 James Street
Women's Live and Let Live, meets Sundays at 7pm; Syracuse: 601 Allen Street

Syracuse: Center for Addiction and Recovery Hotline
http://www.center-for-addiction-recovery.com/Addiction-Treatment-New-York.asp#
(315) 422-9148, (315) 422-9158
Call for help seeking a drug or alcohol rehab program in various regions in New York. Specialists available 24/7.

Harm Reduction and Syringe Exchange

Broome County Prevention Point - Syringe Exchange Program
Johnson City: 122 Baldwin Street
(800) 333-0892
Provided by Southern Tier AIDS Program (STAP Inc.). Free and anonymous services available, including exchange and disposal of used syringes for new, sterile syringes; safer injection and safer sex supplies; referrals to community resources and services; HIV/AIDS and harm reduction education; and on-site rapid HIV antibody testing.

Tompkins County Prevention Point - Syringe Exchange Program
Ithaca: 501 South Meadow Street
(888) 206-2870
Provided by Southern Tier AIDS Program (STAP Inc.). Free and anonymous services available, including exchange and disposal of used syringes for new, sterile syringes; safer injection and safer sex supplies; referrals to community resources and services; HIV/AIDS and harm reduction education; and on-site rapid HIV antibody testing.

Hudson Valley Substance Use and Recovery Services

Gateway Program of Integrated Health Services for LGBT People
Westchester County Medical Center
http://www.westchestermedicalcenter.com/
Valhalla, NY: 100 Woods Rd.
(914) 493-1753
Provides individual, family, couple, group, and substance abuse treatment specifically for LGBT people. Pre-teens through seniors. Linkages to primary care and specialty health services provided.

12-Step Recovery Groups: The LOFT
http://loftgaycenter.org/programs-and-services/
White Plains: 252 Bryant Avenue
(914) 948-2932
Alcoholics Anonymous meets weekly on Saturday evenings at 6pm. Al-Anon Adult Child (AAC) meets on Mondays at 7pm.

Long Island Substance Use and Recovery Services

Long Island: Center for Addiction and Recovery Hotline
http://www.center-for-addiction-recovery.com/Addiction-Treatment-New-York.asp#
Babylon: (631) 661-3602
Bethpage: (516) 938-3226, (516) 938-3229
Brookhaven: (631) 286-1511, (631) 286-1515
Great Neck: (516) 482-3272, (516) 482-3274
Huntington: (631) 423-2120, (631) 423-2126
Call for help seeking a drug or alcohol rehab program in various regions in New York. Specialists available 24/7.

The Long Island LGBT Center: 12-Step Recovery Programs
http://liglbtcenter.org/content.php?pgID=695
Bay Shore: 34 Park Avenue
Garden City (only Alanon group): 400 Garden City Plaza, Suite 110
The Long Island LGBT Center is home to a number of 12-step programs to support those seeking sobriety, as well as their families. Alcoholics Anonymous, Alanon (for families and support systems of alcoholics), and Co-Dependents Anonymous (for those who desire healthy and loving relationships free of co-dependency) groups meet at the Center at Bay Shore.

New York City Substance Use and Recovery Services

12 Step Resources

Agnostic AA Meetings: http://www.agnosticaanyc.org/
Alcoholic’s Anonymous: (212) 647-1680
Crystal Meth Anonymous NY: http://www.nycma.org/ and (212) 642-5029
LGBT Center: http://www.gaycenter.org/groups/12step
NYC 12 Step Listings: http://www.nyintergroup.org/
NYC Al-Anon: http://www.nycalanon.org/ and (212) 941-0094
NYC LGBT AA Listings: http://www.royy.com
NYC Queer & Sober: http://nycqueerandsober.org/
NYC Young People AA: http://www.nycypaa.org/
Sexual Compulsives Anonymous: http://www.sca-recovery.org/ and (212) 439-1123
Trans Network AA: moc.liamg|cynAAsnarT#moc.liamg|cynAAsnarT

Brooklyn Community Pride Center: Alcoholics Anonymous
http://www.lgbtbrooklyn.org/healthwellness
Brooklyn: 310 Atlantic Ave
Meets Sundays at 6:30pm at the old Brooklyn Community Pride Center location.

General Recovery Services

Crystal Meth Anonymous: Brooklyn Bridge Back to Life
http://www.lgbtbrooklyn.org/healthwellness
Brooklyn: 4 MetroTech
General inquiries: gro.AMCYN|ofni#gro.AMCYN|ofni
For immediate help: (212) 642-5029
Brooklyn Bridge Back to Life is a one hour rotating format open meeting for those seeking help with crystal meth addiction. At these meetings, people share experiences, strength and hope to help one another on our path to recovery. All are welcome.

Narcotics Anonymous at the Staten Island LGBT Center
http://www.silgbtcenter.org/gaystatenislandgroups/
Narcotics Anonymous at the SI LGBT Center is a Narcotics Anonymous (N/A) meeting for the LGBT community and friends of the LGBT community. NA is not currently meeting at the Center - please call (718) 808.1360 for more information, or to express interest in re-starting regular meetings.

Rainbow & Friends (AA) - Staten Island LGBT Center
http://www.silgbtcenter.org/gaystatenislandgroups/
(718) 808-1381
Staten Island: 25 Victory Blvd, 3rd Floor
Rainbow & Friends is a special interest Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Open Discussion meeting for the LGBT community and friends of the LGBT community. AA meets Tuesdays nights at 7:30 pm. Please call for more information.

NE2SS: Two-Spirit Specific Training
Contact: Harlan Pruden, gro.ss2en|gniniart#gro.ss2en|gniniart, (646) 351-7360.
Two-Spirit Then and Now: Reclaiming Our Place of Honor" enables participants working in behavioral health, mental health, substance/alcohol prevention and treatment centers and HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment programs to work more effectively with Two-Spirit people. This training comes in several formats: half-day, full day or intensive day and half training. The workshop provides participants, both Native and non-Native, with an opportunity to look at and discuss how historical trauma led to the dissolution of the role and the displacement of Two-Spirit people from their Native communities. The connection between the displacement of Two-Spirit people from their heritage, and who routinely experience stigma and discrimination in both Native and mainstream society, is presented and discussed in terms of the impact on their health and mental health risks, health disparities and recovery support needs. The workshop examines intervention and healing approaches that use traditional practices, including those that incorporated the special role of Two-Spirit people in traditional Native communities. The work of Dr. Joseph P. Gone and Dr. Alex Wilson on the integration of traditional practices, Two-Spirit identity and role affirmation, and current behavioral health interventions with examples of this work in Native treatment centers in Canada and USA are examined. Practice case studies to apply the knowledge gained from the training make this training an interactive and engaging workshop. Finally, the workshop also provides participants with resources for further learning and links to Two-Spirit organizations in Canada and USA.

NYC LGBT Center: Center Recovery
http://www.gaycenter.org/health/recovery
Center Recovery is a medically supervised intensive outpatient substance abuse and dependence treatment program that uses an abstinence model and incorporates a range of holistic services. It is licensed by the New York State Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) and is the only LGBT-specific, licensed outpatient substance abuse treatment program in New York. Center Recovery’s mission is to provide lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals and their families with sensitive and affirmative substance abuse/dependency treatment. Center Recovery accepts Medicaid, sliding fee scale, Cigna, Aetna, Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield and Value Options (GHI, CHCS) and out-of-network reimbursable.

Manhattan: Center for Addiction and Recovery Hotline
http://www.center-for-addiction-recovery.com/Addiction-Treatment-New-York.asp#
(212) 722-7833, (212) 722-7836
Call for help seeking a drug or alcohol rehab program in various regions in New York. Specialists available 24/7.

Harm Reduction and Syringe Exchange

Frost’D
http://www.frostd.org
Manhattan: 290 Lenox Ave. Basement Fl.
(212) 924-3733
Syringe exchange, HIV and Hep-C testing, psychotherapy for people living with HIV, Harm Reduction Planning and Overdose Prevention.

Harm Reduction Coalition
http://www.harmreduction.org/
22 West 27th St., 5th Fl., Manhattan
(212) 213-6376
Overdose prevention; training, leadership development; and advocacy to support the health and dignity of individuals and communities affected by drug use.

Lower East Side Harm Reduction Center
http://www.leshrc.org/
Manhattan: 25 Allen St.
(212) 226-6333
Syringe Exchange, Case Management, Therapy and Psychiatry, Medical, HIV and Hep C Testing, Peer Education, Nutrition, Drop-In Center, Wellness Services, Transgender Advocacy Group, and support groups.

NYC LGBT Center: Needle Exchange Programs
https://www.gaycenter.org/nycresources/needleexchange
The NYC LGBT Center provides a comprehensive list of Harm Reduction/Syringe Exchange programs in the City.

Positive Health Project
http://www.positivehealthproject.org
Manhattan: 301 West 37th St., 2nd Floor
(212) 465-8304
Support groups, Case Management, Crisis Intervention, and Syringe Exchange.

Detox and Residential (Inpatient)

Addictions Institute
http://www.addictioninstituteny.org/
Manhattan: 1000 Tenth Ave.
(212) 523-8373
Experience working with TGNC Medicare, and many private plans.

Arms Acres
http://www.armsacres.com/index.html
In– and Out-Patient recovery services. Accepts Medicaid, Medicare, and many private plans. Some experience working with the LGBT community.

Bronx Addiction Treatment Center
Bronx Psychiatric Center
http://www.oasas.ny.gov/atc/bronx/index.cfm
Bronx: Building #13, 1500 Waters Pl.
(718) 904-0026 x323
Accepts Medicaid, Medicare, Private Insurance, Military Insurance, and uninsured. Must live in the Bronx. Some experience with transgender people.

Brattleboro Retreat, Mental Health and Addiction Care
http://www.brattlebororetreat.org/
Brattleboro, VT: 75 Linden St,
(802) 258-3700
Offers LGBT specific unit, gender neutral bathrooms. Accepts Medicare, Private Insurances.

Palladia, Inc.—Starhill
http://www.palladiainc.org/
Bronx: 1600 Macombs Rd.
(718) 299-3300
Must be NYC resident to be eligible for services. Has some experience offering services to trans* people.

Day Programs (Outpatient)

Addictions Institute
http://www.addictioninstituteny.org/
Manhattan: 1000 Tenth Avenue
(212) 523-8373
Accepts Medicaid, Medicare, and many private plans. Experienced working with TGNC people. Crystal Clear Methadone Maintenance program.

Center CARE @ the LGBT Community Center
http://www.gaycenter.org/health/recovery
Manhattan: 208 West 13th St.
(212) 620-7310
Center CARE Recovery Intensive Outpatient Substance Abuse Program (OASAS Certified).

Greenwich House
http://www.greenwichhouse.org/
Manhattan: 122 West 27th St., 6th Fl.
(212) 691-2900
Alcohol and Substance Abuse Treatment, Methadone Maintenance. Medicaid, ADAP on limited basis.

Realization Center
http://www.realizationcenter.net/
Manhattan: 19 Union Square West
(212) 627-9600
Broad range of specialized programs including ones for people who are dually diagnosed with serious mental illness, a sexual addiction program, a program for LGBT people, and for people who are using crystal meth.

North Country Substance Use and Recovery Services

Conifer Park Counseling (Outpatient)
http://www.coniferpark.com/plattsburgh-outpatient-clinic
Plattsburgh: 80 Sharon Avenue; (518) 561-0130
Conifer Park has a number of outpatient clinics for substance abuse treatment, with many specialized programs. Recommended as LGBT-friendly by the Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley.

Western New York Substance Use and Recovery Services

Alcoholics Anonymous Rochester: Free to Be
Penfield: 1601 Jackson Road
(585) 232-6720
http://www.rochester-ny-aa.org/meeting%20list.html
Free to Be is an AA meeting that is open to anyone that can attend. It is not just limited to alcoholics and addicts. Mixed men and women, handicapped and accessible. Meets Friday nights at 7:30pm.

Alcoholics Anonymous Rochester: New Freedom, New Happiness
Rochester: 220 S. Winston Road
(585) 232-6720
http://www.rochester-ny-aa.org/meeting%20list.html
New Freedom, New Happiness is an open LGBT AA meeting, where all are welcome. Alcoholics, addicts, partners, family and friends. Straight friendly, mixed genders, and handicap accessible. Meets at 7:00pm on Wednesdays.

Alcoholics Anonymous Rochester: Saturday Night Special
Rochester: 220 S. Winston Road
(585) 232-6720
http://www.rochester-ny-aa.org/meeting%20list.html
Open LGBT AA meeting, where all are welcome. Meets at 7:00pm on Saturdays, and often includes social events after the meetings.

Conifer Park Counseling (Outpatient)
http://www.coniferpark.com/rochester-outpatient-clinic
Rochester: 1150 University Avenue
(585) 442-8422
According to the Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley online resource directory: Conifer Counseling offers chemical abuse/dependency treatment for member of the GLBT community. Conifer Counseling has individualized chemical dependency treatment plans that includes sensitivity to the GLBT community. Treatment options include an exclusive supplemental GLBT treatment group and a GLBT experienced clinician. In addition, Conifer also offers connections with a psychiatric clinician as well as a suboxone program for opiate dependent clients. Please contact Dina Marrocco, M.S. with any questions, at 585-442-8422 x110.

Huther Doyle
http://www.hutherdoyle.com/
Rochester: 360 East Avenue
(585) 325-5100
Chemical abuse/dependency treatment for LGBT people. The organization advertises in the Empty Closet (LGBT newspaper) as having specialized treatment for chemical dependency in the LGBT community, with an exclusive LGBT treatment group and an LGBT experienced clinician. Huther Doyle also does free and confidential HIV testing. General services include assessments and referrals, interventions, outpatient treatment and relapse prevention, primary health care, chronic addiction management, stabilization, and medication-assisted treatment.

Pride Center of Western New York: New Beginnings
http://pridecenterwny.org/site/sugar.asp
Buffalo: 206 S Elmwood Avenue
(716) 852-7743
New Beginnings provides a safe space for LGBT substance users to talk about life with and without drugs and/or alcohol. The group can be used as an alternative to the anonymous groups or in addition to them. Contact the Pride Center for more information.

New York State Substance Use and Recovery Services

12 Step Programs

NYS 12 Step Listings: http://www.nyintergroup.org/

National Substance Use and Recovery Services

Gay Rehab
http://www.gay-rehab.com/gay-drug-rehab/
Jacksonville, FL: Lakeview Health Systems, 1900 Corporate Square Blvd.
(888) 267-0228
LGBT-Friendly alcohol and drug rehab program. Medical and clinical assessment, individual and group counseling, educational lectures, community meetings, nutritionist family programs, available 24 hours by calling. Staff is trained in LGBT issues and LGBT-friendly.

Pride Institute
http://www.pride-institute.com/
Locations in Minnesota and Florida
(800) 547-7433
Treats sex addiction. Access to concurrent groups focusing on LGBT DV, anger management and seniors. Some experience with transgender people.

Recovery Connection: LGBT & Gay Friendly Alcohol and Drug Rehab
http://www.recoveryconnection.org/lgbt-gay-friendly-alcohol-drug-rehab/
(800) 993-3869
Recovery Connection offers information about addiction and recovery in the LGBT community, and offers services to help find LGBT-friendly recovery programs. Recovery Connection's confidential helpline services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call for help finding an LGBT-friendly rehab program.

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