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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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Dan Mierlak, MD, Ph.D Dan Mierlak, MD, Ph.D Molly Bobek, LCSW Molly Bobek, LCSW Mildred Pisciotta, LCSW-R, CASAC Mildred Pisciotta, LCSW-R, CASAC Michael Fayne, Ph.D Michael Fayne, Ph.D
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