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 recovery center located in midtown Manhattan. We offer highly personalized, comprehensive and innovative care to the families and individuals affected by substance abuse and addiction.
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.
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.
Drug overdoses are killing roughly the same number of people each year as HIV/AIDS did at the height of the epidemic—and far more than car accidents or gun violence. The majority of those overdoses are from opioids, a class of drugs including prescription painkillers, heroin, and fentanyl. January 2017 will see a new administration leading […]
Scientific research has proven that the adolescent brain doesn’t finish developing until the mid-20s, so it’s particularly susceptible to damage by alcohol and drugs. Fully 90% of Americans who meet the medical criteria for addiction had their first substance use by age 18. Research shows that young people who begin abusing substances before the age […]