Metropolitan Center for Mental Health - FAIR Program

https://www.metropolitancenter.com

Mission Statement: To provide comprehensive psychiatric services to people in emotional distress - including those who might not otherwise be able to obtain the help they need because of financial concerns; to apply contemporary treatment principles and modalities for a broad range of emotional difficulties; and to serve the special psychological needs of a culturally diverse community – Washington Heights and the Upper Westside of Manhattan - as well as other New York City neighborhoods and surrounding suburbs.

1090 Saint Nicholas Ave
New York, NY 10032

212-543-4445

Facility Information and Features:

Affiliated
Organization :
Metropolitan Center for Mental Health
Treatment
Type(s) :
Outpatient Treatment
Substance Focus:
PCP/hallucinogens, OTC Medications (e.g., cough syrup), Opioids (prescription or heroin), Methamphetamines and other amphetamines/stimulants, Marijuana/hashish, Inhalants, Cocaine/crack, Benzodiazepines and other tranquilizers, Barbiturates and other sedatives/hypnotics, Alcohol
Age-Specific Programming Available:
Young adults (ages 16-25), Seniors or older adults (age 65+), Adult women (age 18+), Adult men (age 18+), Adolescents (ages 12-18)
Special Groups Served: People who are:
  • Working professionals (e.g., lawyers, doctors)
  • Veterans, active duty military, or military family
  • Survivors of sexual abuse, domestic violence, or other trauma
  • Sex offenders
  • Pregnant/postpartum
  • Physically disabled
  • Parents
  • Managing co-occurring mental and substance use disorders
  • Living with HIV/AIDS
  • LGBTQ
  • Involved in criminal justice system
  • Homeless
  • Charged with DUI/DWI
LGBTQ+ Welcoming:
Staff are trained on LGBTQ-specific needs in treatment, All-gender bathroom(s) available on site
Other Languages Spoken:
Spanish

Insurance and Payment Options:

Payment
Options :
State-financed health insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, Cash or self-payment
Insurance
Accepted :
Wellcare, HealthFirst, Inc., Emblem Health, Anthem
Offers Sliding Fee Scale :
Yes

Facility Hours:

Outpatient
Mon: 8:30AM-10:00PM
Tue: 8:30AM-6:00PM
Wed: 8:30AM-10:00PM
Thu: 8:30AM-6:00PM
Fri: 8:30AM-6:00PM
Sat: 9:00AM-5:00PM
Sun: Closed

Data last updated 01/31/2020

Signs of High-Quality Care

Data last updated

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Fast Access to Treatment

  • Offers same day or walk-in appointments

Personalized Evaluation and Treatment Plan

  • Examines all of the 6 critical factors during the intake process to develop the patient's treatment plan

    Before starting treatment, asks about:

    Recovery and living environment
    Readiness to change
    Potential to relapse
    Mental health
    Intoxication and/or withdrawal potential
    General health

Access to Medications for Opioid or Alcohol Use Disorder

  • Offers FDA-approved medication for opioid use disorder
    Onsite
    Methadone
    Different Location
    Buprenorphine with naloxone (e.g., Suboxone®, Zubsolv®, Bunavail®, Cassipa®)
    Onsite
    Buprenorphine without naloxone (e.g., Subutex®)
    Different Location
    Buprenorphine injection
    Different Location
    Buprenorphine implant (e.g., Probuphine®)
    Different Location
    Oral Naltrexone (e.g., Depade®, Revia®)
    Onsite
    Injectable long-acting Naltrexone (e.g., Vivitrol®)
    Onsite
  • Provides Naloxone (e.g., Narcan, Evzio) onsite to patients at risk for overdose
  • Offers Naloxone training
    For patients, For family/friends of patients
  • Offers FDA-approved medication for alcohol use disorder
    Onsite
    Acamprosate (e.g., Campral®)
    Onsite
    Oral Naltrexone (e.g., Depade®, Revia®)
    Onsite
    Injectable long-acting Naltrexone (e.g., Vivitrol®)
    Onsite
    Disulfiram (e.g., Antabuse®)
    Onsite
  • Offers medication for mental health

Effective Behavioral Therapies for Addiction

  • Offers behavioral therapy that has been shown to help people with addiction

    This facility offers the following therapies:

    Cognitive Behavioral Health Therapy (CBT)
    Mindfulness-based Relapse Prevention
    Motivational Enhancement Therapy
  • Offers individual counseling

Long-term Treatment and Follow-up

  • Tracks patient progress over time on all 6 critical factors

    Tracks patient progress on:

    Recovery and living environment
    Readiness to change
    Potential to relapse
    Mental health
    Intoxication and/or withdrawal potential
    General health
  • Uses lab tests to track patient progress

Coordinated Care for Mental and Physical Health

  • Offers mental health care
    Onsite
    Staff include:
    Social Worker (MSW/DSW), Psychologist (PsD or PhD), Psychiatrist (MD, DO), Peer Recovery Counselor, Nurse Practitioner (NP), Counselor (Licensed, Master's level)
    Medications offered for mental health
    Yes
  • Offers primary health care
    Will Connect Patient with Care
    Offers testing for :
    Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), HIV, Hepatitis C, Hepatitis B

Additional Services to Support Recovery

  • Offers recovery support services

    This facility offers the following services:

    Assistance with obtaining social services (e.g., Medicaid, WIC, SSI, SSDI)
    Assistance with transportation to/from treatment
    Educational assistance (e.g., GED courses)
    Employment counseling or training
    Family services (e.g., marriage counseling, parenting training).
    Housing support
    Spiritual support
    Wellness and health promotion (e.g., healthy eating, exercise)