Links to Psychological Services and Drug Abuse Counseling
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The Psychological Center at Stony Brook University is open to any Long Island adult, child, or family seeking help with emotional, behavioral, educational, or work related problems. The Center also has a program of psychological testing and evaluation for those who have concerns about school placement, learning disabilities, vocational choice or academic achievement. The Psychological Center is a non-profit organization. Fees are as low as possible and are adjusted to family income. Therapy is often covered by personal or employer's insurance.
Contact Information: Telephone (631)632-7830; Address: Psychology B, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY 11794-2520.
The Neuropsychology Service at Stony Brook University Medical Center offers comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations for children, adolescents, and adults. The staff consists of two full-time neuropsychologists with practices that specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of cognitive disorders (e.g. ADHD, Learning Disabilities, epilepsy, brain injury, dementias and other medical conditions that affect cognition). We also provide educational and psychosocial support for school-age children and adolescents, and transitional support for adults moving into college and the work force. The service is run by Dr. Thomas Preston, a board certified neuropsychologist and Assistant Professor of Neurology at Stony Brook. Dr. Preston earned his PhD at Vanderbilt University, and completed his fellowship training at Yale University and the University of Rochester Medical Centers. He has practiced on Long Island for over ten years. Dr. Brian Lebowitz is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Stony Brook. He obtained his PhD at the University of Cincinnati, and completed neuropsychology fellowships at both Harvard Medical School and the Tampa VA hospital.
Contact Information: Telephone (631) 444-8053, Fax (631) 444-1975; Wellness
Suffolk County Community Health Centers that provide Mental Health Services: Most insurance is accepted. If you do not have insurance, fees are charged based upon ability to pay. Fees are on a sliding-scale. Amityville Tri-Community Health Center: 1080 Sunrise Highway, Amityville, NY 11701; Telephone (631) 854-1000
South Brookhaven Family Health Center - West, 365 East Main Street, Patchogue, NY 11772; Telephone (631) 854-1200
Riverhead Health Center, County Center, 300 Center Drive, Riverhead, NY 11901; Telephone (631) 852-1800
Hillside Hospital Outpatient Services. There are outpatient services for all ages and both partial hospital or continuing day treatment programs. There is a program for chemical abusers and a special Center for Neuropsychiatric Outcomes and Rehabilitation. The hospital also uses the very latest virtual reality software to treat various phobic disorders, including fear of flying and heights.
Contact Information: Telephone (718) or (516) 470-8100 , ask for outpatient services; Address: 75-59 263rd Street, Glen Oaks, New York 11004; The Zucker Hillside Hospital
Consumer Link includes current and former recipients of mental health services. They provide a combination of direct concrete services, education, peer support opportunities, and active systems advocacy. Their peer-to-peer "warm line" offers consumers a chance to talk to other consumers about recovery, relationships or other personal issues. Information and referral to other peer support services are provided. Current self-help groups include: a) Employment &School Support Group; Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month Place: 250 Fulton Avenue, Rm 208, Hempstead, NY; b) Women's Support Group Time: 4 p.m. till 5 p.m. - Every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month Place: MHANC, 186 Clinton Street, Hempstead; c) "A SAFE SPACE" - A Consumer Self-Help Group Time: 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. - 1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month Place: Parkway Community Church, 95 Stewart Avenue, Lower Level, Hicksville;
Contact Information: Telephone (516) 489-0100; Address: 250 Fulton Avenue, Hempstead, NY, 11550.
The Parallax Center will design a treatment program to meet your needs, whether this is your first treatment, or you have tried traditional programs which proved unable to fully assist you in your goals. Services provided are discreet, outpatient detoxification and ongoing treatment (New York State licensed) for all drugs, including: alcohol, heroin and methadone, cocaine and crack, prescription drugs, such as painkillers, muscle relaxants and anti-anxiety medications, any other drug or combination of drugs; Individual Therapy by licensed professionals who are specialists in chemical dependency treatment; Couples and Family Therapy; Specialized Group Therapy; Psychiatric Evaluation, Psychopharmacology and Medication Management.
Contact Information: Telephone (212) 779-9207; Address: 145 East 32nd St., 6th floor, New York, NY 10016;
New York The Parallax Center
Phoenix House is the nation's largest non profit substance abuse services organization. Drug and alcohol treatment programs include: Phoenix Academies, residential high schools for teens in treatment for drug and alcohol abuse; Long and short-term residential drug treatment centers for adults; Intensive outpatient and day programs; after-school programs for teens; programs for mothers with small children; recovery residences; and programs for the mentally ill, for homeless persons, and for drug and alcohol abusers in prisons; Phoenix House New York
Montefiore Medical Center Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - The following outpatient programs are available for individuals of all ages: Child Psychiatry Outpatient Program; Adolescent Depression and Suicide Program; Anxiety and Depression Clinic; Sexual Dysfunction and Gender Disorders Program; Substance Abuse Treatment Program; Cognitive Behavior Therapy Program; Geriatric Psychiatry Program; Schizophrenia Specialty Program.
Contact Information: Telephone (718) 920-6215; Address: 111 East 210th Street, Bronx, NY 10467;
Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center Adult Mental Health Clinic provides outpatient psychiatric care. 1285 Fulton Avenue; Bronx, NY 10456; Telephone (718) 817-7117
St.Barnabas Hospital provides a Comprehensive Drug & Alcohol Treatment for Patients and Their Families.
Contact Information: Inpatient Detoxification Unit (718) 960-6636; Outpatient Alcohol & Substance Abuse Clinic (718) 960-6588; Methadone Maintenance Treatment program (718) 960-6214; Address: Third Avenue & 183rd Street;
St. Barnabas Hospital Addiction Medicine
North Central Bronx Hospital provides Individual Group and Family Therapy. Patients are assessed and a plan of treatment is developed that includes type of treatment, frequency of visits and medication, if needed. Types of treatment include: brief and long-term individual psychotherapy, family and couple therapy, group therapy and medication management. Assessment and treatment are provided by psychiatrists, psychologists and social workers. Program is linked to other hospital services to ensure prompt patient access to required care.
Contact Information: Telephone (718) 519-3440 ; Address: 3424 Kossuth Avenue, in the Norwood neighborhood of the northeast section of the Bronx; North Central Bronx Hospital Behavioral Health Services