Metropolitan Hospital Center

Category: Substance Abuse Mental Health Programs
Website: http://www.nyc.gov/html/hhc/mhc/html/services/services.shtml
Notes:

Substance Abuse Services:
- Addiction Recovery Center: We utilize a culturally-competent, person-directed, strength-based, recovery-oriented approach. The program co-locates and integrates chemical dependency, health and mental health services. Our staff facilitates screening, identification, early intervention, and cost-effective treatment services geared towards improving access, engagement, retention, and outcomes for program participants. They have walk-in intake. Client must arrive at 7:30 am and wait in line to ensure they are seen the same day.
- Drug Detox Program: Housed in a 19-bed unit providing detoxification for opiate addicts, 18 years and older. To learn more, call 212-423-7121 or 212-423-7122.
- Methadone Treatment Program: Available for opiate addicts who are 18 years and older. The methadone maintenance program provides both addiction and rehabilitation counseling. For additional information, call 212-423-6821 or 212-423-6822.

Behavioral Health:
We provide comprehensive inpatient and outpatient mental health services to individuals with emotional, psychiatric, behavioral or chemical dependency related issues in our 14-story Behavioral Health Pavilion, one of the largest mental health facilities in New York City. We offer a wide array of individualized treatment services provided by psychiatrists, psychologists, licensed social workers and other masters-level practitioners.

HIV/ AIDS Care:
Provides a full range of HIV and AIDS-related services, including
- Rapid HIV Testing: Provides free, confidential rapid HIV testing for uninsured patients.
- Harm Reduction: Patients can receive individual and group counseling for Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD), including low-threshold counseling and education regarding substance use, abuse and harm reduction. The programs focuses on sexual risk reduction, IDU risk reduction, HIV and hepatitis C prevention, as well as medical treatment adherence. We provide assessment of drug/alcohol use and HIV risk behavior.
- SISTA Program: Sisters Informing Sisters about Topics on AIDS, or SISTA, is a skills-building program designed to increase HIV/AIDS awareness and empower Latina and African-American women in their relationships.

LGBT Health Center: Designed to focus on the health needs and disparities specific to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.

Phone: For an appointment call: 212-423-7000
For Outpatient Mental Health Services call: 212-423-6685
Address: 1901 First Avenue
Between 97th and 99th Streets in Manhattan
Insurance: Will take uninsured on sliding scale. Visit their Public Financial Assistance webpage for more info: http://www.nyc.gov/html/hhc/mhc/html/patients/financial-assistance.shtml
Updated: July 16, 2015 21:12

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