St. Christopher's Inn, Inc.

https://www.stchristophersinn.org

Mission Statement: St. Christopher's Inn, founded in 1909, is a ministry of the Friars of the Atonement. Our mission is to offer a continuum of quality health care services that facilitate physical, emotional, and spiritual healing by providing Chemical Dependency Treatment, Primary Health Care, and Temporary housing. We strive to restore the personal dignity of each individual by utilizing a holistic approach in all our programs. No one is ever turned away because of race, religion, or ability to pay.

21 Franciscan Way
Garrison, NY 10524

845-335-1000

Facility Information and Features:

Affiliated
Organization :
St. Christopher's Inn, Inc.
Accreditation :
Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities Behavioral Health Program
Treatment
Type(s) :
Outpatient Treatment, Intensive Outpatient
Substance Focus:
PCP/hallucinogens, OTC Medications (e.g., cough syrup), Opioids (prescription or heroin), Methamphetamines and other amphetamines/stimulants, Marijuana/hashish, Cocaine/crack, Benzodiazepines and other tranquilizers, Barbiturates and other sedatives/hypnotics, Alcohol
Age-Specific Programming Available:
Adult men (age 18+)
Special Groups Served: People who are:
  • Survivors of sexual abuse, domestic violence, or other trauma
  • Managing co-occurring mental and substance use disorders
  • Living with HIV/AIDS
  • Involved in criminal justice system
  • Homeless

Insurance and Payment Options:

Payment
Options :
Private health insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, Cash or self-payment
Insurance
Accepted :
Wellcare, UnitedHealth Group, MVP, HealthFirst, Inc., Emblem Health, Crystal Run Health Group, Cigna, Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP), Anthem, Aetna
Offers Sliding Fee Scale :
Yes

Facility Hours:

Outpatient
Mon: Closed
Tue: Closed
Wed: Closed
Thu: Closed
Fri: Closed
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed

Data last updated 04/13/2021

Signs of High-Quality Care

Data last updated

This section indicates whether facilities offer services that align with the Shatterproof National Principles of Care © .

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
    Not Offered
    Buprenorphine with naloxone (e.g., Suboxone®, Zubsolv®, Bunavail®, Cassipa®)
    Onsite
    Buprenorphine without naloxone (e.g., Subutex®)
    Onsite
    Buprenorphine injection
    Not Offered
    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, 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®)
    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)
    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
    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), Psychiatrist (MD, DO), Peer Recovery Counselor, Nurse Practitioner (NP), Counselor (Licensed, Master's level)
    Medications offered for mental health
    Yes
  • Offers primary health care
    Onsite
    Staff include:
    Registered Nurse (RN), Physician (MD, DO), Nurse Practitioner (NP), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
    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:

    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
    Peer recovery support
    Spiritual support
    Wellness and health promotion (e.g., healthy eating, exercise)

Patient Reviews

Data last updated 03/25/2020

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

Patient Experience

This section displays responses to the multiple choice questions and shows how frequently each option was selected for the facility next to the average across all facilities in the state.

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“Somewhat”
8%
16%
“A little”
4%
5%
“Not at all”
2%
1%

Respondents gave ratings of...
9-10
59%
46%
7-8
22%
37%
6 or lower
18%
15%

A little better
20%
26%
About the same
6%
7%
A little worse
0%
1%
Much worse
2%
1%

"No"
8%
16%

"Usually"
31%
26%
"Sometimes"
16%
10%
"Never"
6%
3%

"Usually"
18%
17%
"Sometimes"
10%
6%
"Never"
4%
1%

"No"
12%
7%

Patient Feedback

This section displays narrative responses about patient experiences at the facility along with patient ratings (0 - 10) of the facility.

Highly structured program keeps everyone busy.

rated facility as: 9/10

Counselors are caring and professional. Keep AA and NA meetings in -house, they are more meaningful

rated facility as: 10/10

close up

rated facility as: 2/10

Some kind of personal music of choice, listen to music helps me to deal with heavy stress, and a fitness room with simple equipment

rated facility as: 7/10

every thing is good

rated facility as: 10/10

none

rated facility as: 5/10

Good use of structure to change addictive habits. The inn could do without certain staff.

rated facility as: 5/10

i feel more spiritual but there could be more rek time

rated facility as: 8/10

outside events more

rated facility as: 8/10

the small groups are most helpful and kitchen work is therapeutic

rated facility as: 9/10

not a thing

rated facility as: 10/10

everything

rated facility as: 7/10

role play job interview so we can be properly prepared when we step out with that suit which will play a purpose

rated facility as: 10/10

n a

rated facility as: 8/10
rated facility as: 6/10

i feel the staff here is doing an excellent job

rated facility as: 10/10

I BELIEVE they are doing an incredible job.

rated facility as: 10/10

The Facility is great with structure. The counseling here is the best I've received. This place is more than I thought it ever could be and has changed me in so many different ways that I'll be forever grateful. Same day doctors appointments would be an improvement.

rated facility as: 10/10

every thing this facility is doing is grate

rated facility as: 10/10

The facility is clean, safe, and they care. Out of the treatment facilities I've been to, this is by far the best one.

rated facility as: 10/10

add music therapy to small group sessions.

rated facility as: 3/10

discipline,,,

rated facility as: 10/10

They are very efficient with all aspects that a treatment center should have. Very engaged staff all across the board. Even the secratary are helpful.

rated facility as: 9/10

Group Therapy is great the food is good

rated facility as: 10/10

i feel they are doing great with helping people recover great counseling and what not

rated facility as: 8/10

It brings the best out of you

rated facility as: 8/10

all things neccerary

rated facility as: 10/10

cummunity meeting

rated facility as: 9/10

more experanced cousolers

rated facility as: 6/10

One on one with counselor was helpful and productive. I enjoyed going to mass daily.

rated facility as: 10/10

very good program and structure but it could use more theraputic activities such as music or art to nurture creativity as wellas physical and mental health

rated facility as: 8/10

The structure element is most helpful.

rated facility as: 9/10

Spirituality is great. Helping us understand the 12 Step Program. More one on one counseling is needed

rated facility as: 10/10

maybe better workout facilities but we dont necessarily come here to work out. we come here for recovery.

rated facility as: 10/10
rated facility as: 6/10

i feel a gym or some more exersize equipment would of been great

rated facility as: 5/10

Super clean and dedicated to recovery. Big Book availability is low, some behavior could be more quickly addressed.

rated facility as: 10/10

not much more

rated facility as: 8/10

Empty bathroom garbages more. Door knobs and railings wiped down more often. The 6-7 time slot for phones gives 24 out of 185 people during the week to make a call. Personally having childeren that go to sleep early, this is not fair to them, who have trouble already dealing with this situation

rated facility as: 8/10

none of the above.

rated facility as: 9/10

This facility has given me hope that I could have a clean happy life.

rated facility as: 9/10

this facility brakes the old you down and billed a new you

rated facility as: 10/10

the program it self is very well put together

rated facility as: 9/10

the spirituality is great

rated facility as: 8/10

have a sick room or infirmary for sick patients. dont count those days against their treatment so guys cant go and hide in there. i feel it would could down on colds/flu spreading to staff and clients like wildfire. ive had a cold half the time ive been here like many others and its impacts learning.. put some of the donated money into fitness. i understand its about treatment but i think exercise can help the process and options are limited.

rated facility as: 10/10

not a thing

rated facility as: 9/10

I wouldn't change anything at all.

rated facility as: 10/10

The counseling staff desperately needs an overhaul.

rated facility as: 4/10

I think this facility is run excellently

rated facility as: 9/10