Interfaith Medical Center – Behavioral Health Services
We provide a supportive and enriching environment in which our clients are encouraged to participate in the development of individualized treatment plans and strengthen their engagement in the treatment process.
Acute Inpatient Psychiatric Unit
The 90-bed inpatient service is staffed by a multidisciplinary professional team. The adult service provides acute treatment and rapid stabilization for adults 18 and older. Psychotherapy ad medication management are combined with group, individual and family therapy in this milieu treatment setting. Our goal is to offer the kind of intensive, compassionate care that will end the revolving door of psychiatric admissions experience by many who suffer from mental illness.
Intensive Outpatient Program
Intensive Outpatient Program is focused on individualized treatment to meet the unique needs of each patient. It provides group, individual and family psychotherapy, individual case management, medication education, and therapeutic activities to individuals ages 18 and older, with a serious mental illness. The program is designed for individuals who require more structure than a traditional outpatient setting to assist in reducing hospitalizations. The program is flexible and allows individuals to come in up to 4 days per week.
Center for Mental Health
Our outpatient clinic is a full service mental health clinic serving children, adolescents and adults, in individual, group, and family therapy, and with medication management when needed. Psychological testing is also available. CMH is staffed by a multidisciplinary team.
Behavioral Health Program Clinic for Adults
Provides comprehensive mental health treatment of the highest quality for adults and their families in the Bed-Stuy, Bushwick and Williamsburg areas with the support of our multidisciplinary team. The goal of treatment is to reduce or eliminate symptoms using a strength-based systems approach.
Alternative Housing Program
Program is a 44-bed licensed level II supportive apartment treatment program for individuals. There are scattered apartments located in Bedford Stuyvesant, Crown Heights and East New York section of Brooklyn. By providing supportive services, our aim is to improve or maintain and individuals ability to live as independently as possible and eventually access generic housing.
Inpatient Polysubstance Withdrawal (Detox) Unit
Provides first step in the recovery process for adults ages 18 and older, focusing on minimizing the physical stress of acute withdrawal and the emotional issues that trigger addictive behaviors.
Inpatient Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Unit
The unit provides short term residential stay where adults can continue the recovery process in a safe, structured environment. The treatment goal is to achieve and maintain abstinence, through a variety of didactic, cognitive behavioral and creative arts therapy groups.
Chemical Dependency Outpatient Services (CDOS)
CDOS is an outpatient day program for adults to achieve and maintain abstinence from alcohol, chemical abuse, or dependence through groups centered on educating clients about relapse prevention, health issues, and job readiness.
Methadone Maintenance Treatment Program (MMTP)
MMTP is an outpatient program that provides individualized health care and medically prescribed methadone to help relieve withdrawal symptoms for those challenged by drug addiction. Admission is open to all adults who have been addicted to heroin, methadone, or any other opiates.
As part of Interfaith Medical Center we have the ability to treat our clients comprehensively and holistically. The medical center has certification from Joint Commission, IMG,OASAS and OPWDD. Our Multidisciplinary Team includes: Psychiatrist, Psychologist, Social Workers, Registered Nurses, licensed Creative Arts Therapist/Certified Recreational Therapist, Certified Rehabilitation Counselors, Internist, Nurse Practitioners. We offer a variety of services including: medication management, individual and group therapy, psycho-education, stress management, substance abuse groups, art, dance, drama and music therapy, vocational counseling and case management.