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South Shore Associates for Housing - ACT

Mental Health
Outpatient Detox and Inpatient Treatment
Medicaid and Medicare accepted
South Shore Associates for Housing - ACT

Overview

South Shore Associates for Housing - ACT is a mental health treatment center for people seeking treatment near Nassau County. As part of their treatment modalities for recovery, South Shore Associates for Housing - ACT provides couples/family therapy during treatment. South Shore Associates for Housing - ACT is located in Baldwin, New York, accepting cash or self-payment for treatment.

South Shore Associates for Housing - ACT at a Glance

Payment Options

  • Cash or self-payment
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • State-financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid
  • State mental health agency (or equivalent) funds

Assessments

  • Comprehensive mental health assessment

Age Groups

  • Seniors or older adults
  • Young adults
  • Adults
  • Seniors

Ancillary Services

  • Assertive community treatment
  • Case management service
  • Court-ordered outpatient treatment
  • Family psychoeducation
  • Illness management and recovery

Treatment At South Shore Associates for Housing - ACT

Conditions Treated

Mental health treatment:

Mental health services are essential during treatment for drug and alcohol addiction, whether you receive treatment in an inpatient or outpatient setting. While receiving inpatient care, you can expect to have round-the-clock access to mental health therapists and medical staff. Additionally, you will likely receive a number of different therapies and mental health options like individual and group counseling, addiction and relapse prevention education, and coping skills training.

Levels Of Care

Hospital inpatient treatment:

Inpatient treatment includes an all-encompassing residential therapeutic regimen, during which patients reside on-site for a period usually spanning 30 to 90 days. Within this immersive setting, individuals receive structured assistance, prioritizing their safety and fostering a dedication to recovery. The treatment modalities offered may include individual and group counseling, cognitive-behavioral therapy, holistic interventions, family therapy sessions, as well as experiential therapies. The overarching objective is to comprehensively address the physical, emotional, and psychological dimensions of addiction or mental health disorders, establishing a resilient groundwork for long-term healing.

Outpatient:

Outpatient treatment in a rehab center offers flexible therapy sessions, typically ranging from 1-3 hours per week, allowing individuals to continue daily activities while receiving care. In contrast, intensive outpatient programs demand a more rigorous commitment, often involving 9-15 hours weekly, providing a more immersive therapeutic environment without the need for inpatient stays.

Treatment Modalities

Couples/family therapy:

Couples Therapy in rehab helps partners facing addiction recovery to strengthen their relationship. Expert therapists guide couples in addressing substance-related challenges, fostering trust, and enhancing communication, enhancing their chances of lasting recovery together.

Group counseling:

Group Therapy is a therapeutic space where individuals battling addiction come together to share experiences, gain insights, and support one another on their journey to recovery. Facilitated by trained professionals, this setting fosters communal healing and empowers participants to overcome the challenges of addiction through collective strength and understanding.

Cognitive behavioral therapy:

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a evidence-based psychological treatment that focuses on identifying and challenging negative thought patterns and behaviors. It aims to develop coping strategies and promote healthier thinking to address a variety of mental health issues, such as depression, anxiety, and stress. CBT is typically short-term and goal-oriented, emphasizing the role of thought processes in influencing emotions and behaviors.

Integrated Mental and Substance Use Disorder treatment:

Integrated Mental and Substance Use Disorder treatment is a comprehensive approach to treating individuals with both mental health and substance use disorders. It aims to address both conditions simultaneously through a coordinated and integrated approach. The goal is to improve overall well-being and reduce the risk of relapse.

Activity therapy:

Activity Therapy encompasses a range of structured activities aimed at promoting physical, emotional, and mental healing and well-being among individuals recovering from substance abuse, physical injuries, or mental health issues. Utilizing creative expression, outdoor activities, and skill-building exercises, this therapeutic approach helps individuals rediscover their interests, develop coping skills, enhance self-esteem, and improve interpersonal relationships. By engaging in meaningful activities in a supportive environment, individuals are empowered to overcome challenges and progress towards a holistic and lasting recovery.

Smoking/vaping/tobacco cessation counseling:

Tobacco cessation counseling encompasses discussions with a counselor regarding your tobacco or vape usage and its integration into your daily routine, with the goal of devising a strategy to quit. This service caters to individuals desiring to quit tobacco, offering interventions like behavioral support or counseling in groups or one-on-one settings. The counseling sessions may range from brief encounters (under 5 minutes) to more intensive discussions (exceeding 10 minutes) and may necessitate multiple sessions.

Assertive Community Treatment:

Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) is an evidence-based, intensive, and integrated community mental health service delivery approach. It's designed to provide comprehensive, community-based psychiatric treatment, rehabilitation, and support to individuals with severe and persistent mental illnesses like schizophrenia. Instead of traditional clinic-based services, ACT teams deliver services directly in the person's community, whether it be their home, a local coffee shop, or other community locations. Key elements include a small, multidisciplinary team, individualized care, and a strong focus on helping individuals achieve personal goals and live fulfilling lives in the community.

Ancillary Services

Languages

  • Sign language services for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • Spanish
  • American Indian or Alaska Native languages
  • Other languages (excluding Spanish)
  • Creole

Special Programs

  • Clients with co-occurring mental and substance use disorders
  • Persons 18 and older with serious mental illness (SMI)

Contact Information

South Shore Associates for Housing - ACT
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1976 Grand Avenue, Baldwin, New York, 11510
Updated September 26, 2023

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