Directory of Alcoholism, Substance Abuse and Co-Occurring Disabilities

  Agency/Program Name
  Insight House Chemical Dependency Services, Inc.



500 Whitesboro Street
Utica, NY  13502


  Contact Person Telephone Fax
Donna M. Vitagliano (315) 724-5168 (315) 724-6582 Utica
  Program Description

Insight House is committed to the provision of an array of chemical dependency services designed to promote holistic wellness in those individuals, families and community entities affected by alcoholism and substance abuse.


  Admission Criteria

Patients must meet the criteria as established in DSM-IV for an Axis I diagnosis of substance abuse or dependence.


  Treatment Services
  Insight House provides a continuum of treatment services which includes the following:
  • Significant other services for family members
  • Medically supervised outpatient services for individuals who are diagnosed with either drug or alcohol abuse/dependence
  • Intensive outpatient services for specialized populations: women, criminal justice offenders and those with relapse issues
  • Day rehabilitation services where individuals attend treatment five days per week minimally for 4 hours (includes a separate track for women)
  • Variable length stay residential (in-patient) substance abuse treatment program


  Medicaid; Medicaid managed care; self pay (based on a sliding fee scale); most Insurance/HMO Corporations; Congregate care and self pay for residential services
Credit Cards Accepted
  Discharge Criteria

Successful completion of goals and objectives as defined in the comprehensive plan of treatment.


  Hours of Operation
  Monday & Friday: 8:30AM - 4:30PM
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday  8:30AM - 8:30PM


  Additional Comments/Features of Program

Prevention/Intervention services utilizing the risk reduction model; Life Skills Program; HIV services to include:  pre/post test counseling and testing, educational services for clientele and professionals, educational-risk reduction services.  DWI Assessments & Treatment, GED Program, Psychiatric services available on site