Mission Statement: New Directions’ mission is to provide the highest quality of services to individuals and children (5 years +) suffering from chemical dependency, alcohol issues as well as behavioral disorders, so that they may reach their highest potential, and to provide these services in an accessible, affordable and professional manner.

500 Atlantic Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11217

718-398-0800

Facility Information and Features:

Affiliated
Organization :
Brooklyn Center for Psychotherapy
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), Adult women (age 18+), Adult men (age 18+), Adolescents (ages 12-18)
Special Groups Served: People who are:
  • Survivors of sexual abuse, domestic violence, or other trauma
  • Pregnant/postpartum
  • Parents
  • 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 :
Private health insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, Cash or self-payment
Insurance
Accepted :
UnitedHealth Group, MVP, Metropolitan Group, Magellan Health Inc., Lifetime Healthcare, Independent Health Benefits Corp, Independent Health Association, Healthplex Group, HealthNow NY, Inc., HealthFirst, Inc., Emblem Health, Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP), Anthem, Aetna
Offers Sliding Fee Scale :
No

Facility Hours:

Outpatient
Mon: 8:15AM-9:00PM
Tue: 8:15AM-9:00PM
Wed: 8:15AM-9:00PM
Thu: 8:15AM-9:00PM
Fri: 8:15AM-9:00PM
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
    Potential to relapse
    Mental health
    Intoxication and/or withdrawal potential
    General health
    Readiness to change

Access to Medications for Opioid or Alcohol Use Disorder

  • Offers FDA-approved medication for opioid use disorder
    Onsite
    Methadone
    Not Offered
    Buprenorphine with naloxone (e.g., Suboxone®, Zubsolv®, Bunavail®, Cassipa®)
    Onsite
    Buprenorphine without naloxone (e.g., Subutex®)
    Onsite
    Buprenorphine injection
    Onsite
    Buprenorphine implant (e.g., Probuphine®)
    Not Offered
    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
  • Offers FDA-approved medication for alcohol use disorder
    Onsite
    Acamprosate (e.g., Campral®)
    Not Offered
    Oral Naltrexone (e.g., Depade®, Revia®)
    Onsite
    Injectable long-acting Naltrexone (e.g., Vivitrol®)
    Onsite
    Disulfiram (e.g., Antabuse®)
    Not Offered
  • 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)
    Contingency Management/ Motivational Incentives
    Matrix Model
    Mindfulness-based Relapse Prevention
    Motivational Enhancement Therapy
    Twelve-Step Facilitation Therapy (TSF)
  • 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
    Potential to relapse
    Mental health
    Intoxication and/or withdrawal potential
    General health
    Readiness to change
  • Uses lab tests to track patient progress

Coordinated Care for Mental and Physical Health

  • Offers mental health care
    Onsite
    Staff include:
    Physician other than psychiatrist (MD, DO)
    Medications offered for mental health
    Yes
  • Offers primary health care
    Will Connect Patient with Care
    Offers testing for :
    Tuberculosis, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), HIV, Hepatitis C, Hepatitis B

Additional Services to Support Recovery

  • Offers recovery support services

    This facility offers the following services:

    Case management
    Peer recovery support

Patient Reviews

Data last updated 01/31/2020

Patient reviews include multiple choice questions and one narrative question. Reviews are published once 20 responses have been submitted for the facility.

Patient Experience

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Patient Feedback

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