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.
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.
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 […]
by Courtney Stursberg Schiffrin, LCSW A family therapist at Freedom Institute, Courtney earned her Masters in Social Work from New York University and her Certificate in Family Therapy from the Ackerman Institute for the Family. She specializes in working with adolescents, adults, couples, and families managing mood, anxiety, substance use, and personality disorders. The subject […]