Richard C Ward Addiction Treatment Center Review

Learn more about Richard C Ward Addiction Treatment Center located at 117 Seward Avenue Bldg. 92, Suite, Middletown, NY 10940.

General Information

He Richard C. Ward Addiction Treatment Center is a 60 bed inpatient facility located in Middletown , New York and has been offering innovative treatment and services to aid in the recovery of addicts and their families. Ward ATC offers Acupuncture Services, a Specialized Women’s Track, Dual Recovery Groups, and a new creative arts program called Inner-visions to help addicts express feelings in healthy ways. The facility (formerly called Middletown ) was recently renamed in honor of its late director, Richard C. Ward. The facility serves a 10 county service area: Columbia Delaware Dutchess Greene Orange * Sullivan Ulster Putnam Rockland Westchester The ATC is licensed and operated by the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS). Criteria for Admission The individual appears to be in need of inpatient chemical dependency services. The individual appears not to be in need of a higher level of care. The individual is unable to participate in or comply with treatment outside of a 24 hour structured treatment setting based on one or more of the following: a living environment not conducive to recovery, physical or mental complications and co-morbidities requiring medical management, a lack of judgment, insights, and motivation such as to require 24 hour supervision. Final admission decisions are always made by the ATCs medical director in compliance with utilization review standards. Individual must reside in catchment area (county covered by ATC) listed in directory. The individual must be at least 18. Under special circumstances, a person under 18 may be admitted. Please contact your local ATC for details Fees based on Individual’s ability to pay (No individuals denied access based on inability
to pay) Services The Addiction Treatment Center is designed to provide an intensive treatment experience with the length of stay determined by individual need. Group and Individual therapy, Women’s Track, Relapse Prevention and Activities therapy are offered. Educational programs on the physical, psychological and social-cultural aspects of addiction and workshops for the acquisition and practice of recovery skills are an important part of Ward’s program. The Women’s Program is based upon the philosophy that women have unique needs that can be addressed in a discrete setting. The core component of this track is a multi-disciplinary treatment team based on the principle of “women treating women.” Gender specific programs address the many barriers that traditionally have blocked women from accessing treatment. Problem Gambling – Individual and group counseling for those affected by problem gambling. Clinical staff on site have specialized problem gambling training and/or credentials and are able to provide direct clinical services as both an individualized issue and as a co-occurring disorder. Patients do not have to have a primary substance abuse diagnosis to be admitted for problem gambling treatment services. To make a referral or for more information about problem gambling inpatient treatment, please call the Admissions Office at 845-341-2511. Dual diagnosis groups and education are provided. Acupuncture Service is also available to aid in withdrawal. New and creative programs have been introduced or are being planned, to enhance non-verbal expression, spiritual growth, and support the acquisition of recovery and relapse prevention skills. These include a Therapeutic Garden to provide a focus for meditation and the re-creation and healing of the wounded self of each patient, and Pet Therapy to aid in the need to experience and express feelings of intimacy, affection, and kindness. Family programs and visiting takes place on Saturdays or Sundays. Significant others are evaluated and needs are integrated into the patient’s treatment plan. Families are provided with basic chemical dependence education, prior to visiting. Family education and referral is available for the family of the client and serves to help the family members to understand the significance of this serious illness. Discharge Plans: An assigned staff member assists all clients in obtaining continued treatment and support services in the community.

Contact Richard C Ward Addiction Treatment Center

(845) 341-2500

117 Seward Avenue Bldg. 92, Suite, Middletown, NY 10940

Questions About Richard C Ward Addiction Treatment Center 

Can Richard C Ward Addiction Treatment Center rehab patients have visitors?

The rules change from center to center but by and large, the answer for inpatient care is NO. The goal is to focus on healing, building good habits, and developing a relationship with a recovery specialist.

Can rehab be covered by insurance?

With the introduction of the ACA, plans must provide coverage as essential health benefits

Can rehab help with depression?

Dual diagnosis rehab can focus on treating your depression and your addiction as separate but closely related issues. So yes, more often than not, depression is directly tied to drug and alcohol abuse. And yes, recovery can have a profound positive impact on depression.

Will rehab cure alcohol addiction?

It is largely believed that there is no cure for Alcoholism. It must be treated on an ongoing basis. After rehab in Middletown, the best thing you can do is find and use a reputable support group, such as Alcoholics Anonymous

How many drug rehab centers are in the us?

There are thousands of rehabilitation centers available in the US. In fact, the federal government provides a directory 1,1oo pages long. That’s where Victory of Life is happy to assist. Our professionals in Middletown help decide what locations and treatments are a good fit for you.

Rehab Progra
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Inpatient Programs in Middletown

Inpatient drug and alcohol addiction treatment can be designed for patients with symptoms related to acute or chronic drug and alcohol withdrawals. We refer inpatient addiction treatment programs that are highly specialized and take into account your unique circumstances as well as an individual.


Most Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP) provide a level of care designed for people over 18 and who require more structure. There can be daytime and evening IOPs to accommodate your schedule. For information about our outpatient programs, please call us today.

Family Programs

Addiction often involves everyone in the family as most everyone, in one way or another, has been deeply affected by it. Educating and caring for the family is an essential part of addiction treatment and recovery. We connect you to family-inclusive programs that help family members understand the disease of addiction and learn how to assist in a way that is conducive to recovery.

Detox & Withdrawal

Referred doctors and nurses, specially trained in a variety of detoxification methods, may recommend individualized detox and withdrawal care based on your particular dependency and medical history. Professionals may provide 24/7 medical care to ensure optimal care and safety.

Support in Middletown

Recreation therapy can be an important part of recommended inpatient addiction treatment programs. Under the guidance of certified therapists, rec therapy activities in Middletown stimulate problem-solving capabilities, trust issues, and overcoming compulsive behavior.

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