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Russel E. Blaisdell Addiction Treatment Center


Orangeburg New YorkRussel E. Blaisdell Addiction Treatment Center Review

For over 32 years the Russel E. Blaisdell Addiction Treatment Center (usually referred to as Russel E. Blaisdell ATC) has offered 12-step-based substance abuse treatment to men in a 10 county area in New York which includes: Columbia, Delaware, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Sullivan, Ulster, Putnam, Rockland and Westchester. Russel E. Blaisdell ATC offers routine medical care, psychiatric care and individualized treatment planning for substance abuse. Individualized treatment takes into account cultural factors, minority status and any special needs. Russel E. Blaisdell ATC also provides addiction treatment to registered sex offenders and offers nicotine cessation as part of its inpatient program along with a specialized program for clients with a traumatic brain injury

Accommodations and Food

The Blaisdell ATC rents the space for its inpatient services from the Rockland Psychiatric Hospital in Orangeburg, New York. The 52-bed facility has dorm-style rooms, each accommodating two clients, who are permitted to come and go from it as they please. Clients wear their own clothes; no hospital gowns are utilized. All meals are served cafeteria-style, included in cost of stay, prepared and provided for the clients in the dining hall.

Treatment and Staff

Russel E. Blaisdell ATC residential treatment is offered as one-month program. It includes counselor-patient discussion groups and education groups. Clients take part in at least one session of individual therapy per week while they also attend group therapy sessions which approach a variety of topics, at a volume and frequency determined by each clients individualized treatment plan. For those with traumatic brain injuries, Russel E. Blaisdell ATC offers group work in smaller group number, behavioral treatment (which may utilize CBT and DBT) and a potentially lengthened treatment stay.

Blaisdell ATC is fully staffed clinically. Staff includes a medical doctor, a psychiatrist, LSWs, and a number of CSACs.


Stress management techniques like meditation and deep breathing as well as indoor and outdoor recreation therapy are offered, as well as traditional therapeutic methods.

In Summary

The Russel E. Blaisdell Addiction Treatment Center has three decades of experience offering residential treatment. Though the center does accept most insurance, it is nevertheless a county program. Those with appropriate insurance may pay any remaining co-pay on a sliding scale basis, dependent on their income.

Russel E. Blaisdell Addiction Treatment Center Location

40 Old Orangeburg Rd # 57
Orangeburg, NY 10962

Russel E. Blaisdell Addiction Treatment Center Cost

Sliding scale, based on income. Reach Russel E. Blaisdell Addiction Treatment Center by phone at (845) 680-7626 or by email at Find Russel E. Blaisdell Addiction Treatment Center on Facebook

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