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Freedom Institute is a non-profit recovery center
healing individuals and families since 1976.

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ABOUT US

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.

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SERVICES

Freedom Institute offers a range of treatment programs tailored to meet the complex needs of each age group and walk of life.

FIFAMILY

Our flagship service, the Family Program treats addiction as a family issue and offers support to all family members and significant others throughout the recovery process.

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FIADOLESCENTS

We treat the individual adolescent and their family, helping all involved build the necessary skills for a successful life together and on their own.

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FIYOUNG ADULTS

Freedom Institute's YA program offers specialized care for young adults during the transition from adolescence to mature independence.

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FIADULTS

We pride ourselves on our discreet, highly individualized, and comprehensive treatment plans for adults in need.

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FIHALLWAYS

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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FIINTERVENTIONS & TREATMENT PLANNING

Freedom Institute offers a range of Treatment Planning options, including interventions, referrals, and more.

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RESOURCE CENTER

Looking to learn more about substance abuse or addiction and the recovery process? Our Resource Center offers personalized information for your specific situation, as well as FAQs and interactive features.

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MEET THE TEAM

Rachel Russell, MA Rachel Russell, MA Dan Mierlak, MD, Ph.D Dan Mierlak, MD, Ph.D Jennifer Flores Jennifer Flores Alex Dayton, LMHC Alex Dayton, LMHC
Peter Lazar, LCSW Peter Lazar, LCSW Barbara Bock, LCSW Barbara Bock, LCSW Ryan Murphy, MS, CASAC Ryan Murphy, MS, CASAC Mark Sturgeon, LCSW Mark Sturgeon, LCSW
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ADDICTION & RECOVERY

Freedom Institute Offers New Evening Outpatient Programs for Adults and Young Adults

By Alex Dayton May 19, 2017

At Freedom Institute, we offer customized programs so clients can enroll in a combination of groups to best fit their recovery needs. FI’s Evening Outpatient Program (EOP), a new service for our adult and young adult clients, especially professionals, is Dialectical Behavioral Therapy based, facilitated by DBT-trained, master and PhD-level clinicians and includes stand alone groups that can […]

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ADDICTION & RECOVERY

APRIL IS ALCOHOL AWARENESS MONTH

By Andree Corroon April 21, 2017

Each April since 1987, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) has sponsored Alcohol Awareness Month to increase public awareness and understanding, reduce stigma and encourage local communities to focus on alcoholism and alcohol-related issues. This year’s theme, “Connecting the Dots: Opportunities for Recovery,” is aimed at educating people about the treatment […]

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