Directory of Alcoholism, Substance Abuse and Co-Occurring Disabilities

Agency/Program Name
  Rescue Mission of Utica - Addictions Crisis Center

 

  Address
 

210 Lansing Street
Utica, NY 13501

  Contact Person   Telephone  Fax
 
Rebecca King                                     (315) 735-1116               (315) 732-4783

 

  Program Description
 

The Addiction Crisis Center is a 25 bed (7 female - 18 male) Primary and Extended Care Unit that provides 24 hour a day treatment, 7 days a week, for intoxicated or persons seeking a safe environment to continue treatment outpatient or inpatient programs. This program is licensed and certified by NYS OASAS and staffed by RN’s, LPN’s, CASAC, Social Worker, and EMT’s. 

 

  Admission Criteria
 
  • The person is intoxicated, experiencing a situational crisis and/or suffering or is at risk of suffering mild       withdrawal.

  • The person is unable to abstain without admission to a medically monitored withdrawal service.

  • The person is likely to complete needed withdrawal and enter into continued treatment.

  • The person is not otherwise too ill to benefit from the care that can be provided by a medically monitored withdrawal service.

  Treatment Services
 

24-hour nursing care, monitored withdrawal, assessment, referral, case management, linkage to outside services, interface with community services and psycho educational groups, certified counseling staff to assist with all needs related to the nature of addiction.

  Fee
 

 None

 

  Discharge Criteria
 

 After monitored for withdrawal and patient reaches goals of treatment - discharge to referral agency.

 

  Hours of Operation
 

 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

 

  Additional Comments/Features of Program
  Capable of handling dual diagnosis and individuals that need accommodations.