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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 services offer 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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Edward Steen, PhD Edward Steen, PhD Kathleen Schlegel, MFT Kathleen Schlegel, MFT Peter Lazar Peter Lazar Fran Calafatello, LCSW, CASAC, SEP Fran Calafatello, LCSW, CASAC, SEP
Michael Davidovits, PhD, LCSW Michael Davidovits, PhD, LCSW Jennifer Flores Jennifer Flores Jayci Covert Jayci Covert Tessa Kleeman, LMHC Tessa Kleeman, LMHC
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Attachment Theory, DBT and the Importance of Community in Recovery: a Q & A with Mark Sturgeon, LCSW, DBT Therapist

By Andree Corroon September 21, 2018

Mark  Sturgeon joined Freedom Institute in 2013, bringing to the team more than 20 years of experience working with individuals and families struggling with the disease of substance abuse and addiction.  Trained in Psychoanalysis, DBT and the field of attachment theory, he understands that chemical dependency is a disease of isolation and that recovery happens […]

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Freedom Institute Now Hosting a Weekly Open AA Meeting

By Peter Lazar September 11, 2018

Beginning Tuesday, September 18th, and every Tuesday at 6:30 thereafter, Freedom Institute will host a weekly Alcoholics Anonymous Open Beginners Meeting called ‘A New Freedom’.  The meeting is designated as an open meeting, which anyone is welcome to attend. Open meetings are for those identifying as alcoholic, as well as a chance for individuals who have been on the fence […]

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