Freedom Institute is a non-profit recovery center
healing individuals and families since 1976.
Freedom Institute is a New York State OASAS licensed, medically supervised outpatient addiction treatment services and recovery center located in midtown Manhattan. We offer highly personalized, comprehensive and innovative care to those affected by substance abuse and addiction. Our service offerings include substance abuse treatment, behavioral therapy, and education services for adolescents, teens, adults, and families.
Our school program provides evidence-based prevention and social-emotional wellness programming for students, faculty, and parents in middle and upper schools across the New York City metropolitan area.
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A Look at Marijuana Legalization by Peter Lazar, LCSW Peter Lazar, LCSW, is Freedom Institute’s Senior Director of Strategic Development. For more than 21 years, Peter has served as a therapist and clinical outreach specialist in various treatment organizations and maintained a private practice with a focus on addiction. As part of the leadership team […]
Our Medical Director, Dan Mierlak, MD, PhD, recently delivered a talk to clinicians on the use of medications for the treatment of opioid addiction. Here is an abridgment of that talk. Why are we talking about the medical treatment of opioid addiction? We are currently in the midst of an epidemic of opiate addiction in […]