Hicksville Family Treatment & Recovery Center

Substance use disorders impact one in four families. It effects the physical, emotional and financial health of the individuals along with their families and significant others. It does not discriminate based on age, gender, socioeconomic status, religion or ethnicity. It is found in every community. The important truth is that it is a treatable disease; lives can be rebuilt, restarted and reshaped. Our program is focused on supporting achievement of a life renewed. Download brochure.

Our Program

We are an OASAS-licensed outpatient treatment program providing individual, group and family treatment for those struggling with a substance use disorder. Services are offered to individual with the substance use disorder as well as their family and significant others. The services we offer:

  • Outpatient Substance Use Treatment Individual, group, couple and family treatment.
  • English/Spanish Drug and Alcohol TreatmentWe offer individual, group and family substance use treatment for clients whose primary language is Spanish.
  • Psychiatric Evaluation and Medication Management Psychiatrist on staff conducts evaluations and manages psychotropic medication.
  • Co-Dependency Counseling – Group and individual.
  • Women’s Group – For women with a substance use disorder.
  • Anger Management Group – For clients with a substance use disorder and difficult with managing their anger.
  • Relapse Prevention Group – For individuals who have intermittent relapses.
  • Co-occurring Disorders – Services for clients who have both a substance use disorder and a mental health disorder
  • Veterans Specific Treatment For veterans with a substance use disorder and struggling with trauma or PTSD.
  • DMV and Pre-Trial Evaluations – We work with the Probation Department and local attorneys to conduct clients facing court action or who have been referred for an evaluation from DMV.
  • Educational, Vocational and Employment Counseling – A vocational counselor is available for employment and educational counseling, job training and preparation for GED (General Education Development) and assistance with accessing vocational benefits.
  • AA Meeting and Spanish Self-Help Meeting – On site.

Substance Abuse in the Veteran Population

Veterans can continue to experience readjustment problems years after they leave the military often without realizing the connection to their service. They can experience anger, anxiety, PTSD and difficulty reintegrating into civilian life and can find themselves struggling with employment, family and substance use difficulties. We work with both male and female veterans who have served in the military especially those who were in combat in Vietnam, Gulf, Iraq and Afghanistan to facilitate a satisfactory adjustment to civilian life. We work closely with veteran’s organizations to ensure all gaps have been bridged.

It is common for veterans to turn to drugs and alcohol as a way of managing the difficult thoughts, feelings and memories of their military experience. Unfortunately, it is not an effective long-term solution and can, in fact, complicate their lives even further. We provide out-patient substance use disorder treatment to veterans and their families to support their emotional, physical and behavioral adjustment. Family members can seek our services even though the veteran themselves are not currently in our program. Readjustment is not only a challenge for the veteran; it can also be a challenge for the entire family.

Staff

The staff consists of skilled and knowledgeable licensed professionals with extensive chemical dependency treatment experience including LCSW’s, LMFT’s, CASAC’s, M.D. (psychiatrist) and vocational counselor.   Program has 3 bi-lingual social workers and support staff. Treatment model incorporates a collaborative team approach.

Additional Information

The facility is open Monday through Thursday, 9:00 am to 9:30 pm; Fridays 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and Saturdays 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Please call for an appointment at the number below. The program accepts Medicaid, Medicare and many major insurance plans as partial or full payment for services. There is a sliding scale for individuals who self-pay. The facility is located with easy access to bus and train. Metrocards are provided for clients with demonstrated need. Click here for information on free education series for loved ones and those dealing with substance use issues.

Contact Us

Kathy Dalton, LCSW-R – Program Director 180 Broadway, 2nd Floor Hicksville, NY 11801 Call: 516.935.6858 Fax: 516.935.2717 Email: kdalton@familyandchildrens.org

An OASAS-licensed outpatient treatment program providing individual, group and family treatment for those struggling with a substance use disorder. Services are offered to individual with the substance use disorder as well as their family and significant others.

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