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Freedom Institute offers a new Early Recovery Group Therapy

By Peter Lazar June 29, 2017

Since its founding in 1976, Freedom Institute has offered the highest caliber of clinical programming when it comes to the treatment of Substance Use Disorders. In our constant effort to evolve and serve our community, we are pleased to offer our new Early Recovery Group, facilitated by Alex Dayton, LMHC. This group is for adult […]

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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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Get FITT with the Freedom Intensive Treatment Team

By Frank Wells April 21, 2017

We recently sat down for a Q&A about our FITT program with Frank Wells, MSW, Freedom Institute’s Senior Family Therapist and FITT Coordinator.  In addition to being our primary FITT Coordinator, Frank provides family, couples and individual therapy and facilitates therapeutic support groups for spouses and parents in families suffering from the effects of addiction. He also […]

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Medications for Opioid Addiction

By Dan Mierlak January 26, 2017

Our Medical Director, Dan Mierlak, MD, PhD, recently delivered a talk to clinicians on the use of medications for the treatment of opioid addiction. Here is an abridgment of that talk. Why are we talking about the medical treatment of opioid addiction? We are currently in the midst of an epidemic of opiate addiction in […]

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Freedom Institute Mourns the Death of Dr. Donna Wick, former Executive Director and Board member

By editor10022 January 19, 2017

With profound sadness, Freedom Institute mourns the death of Dr. Donna Wick, PhD, our former Executive Director, and until her passing, a passionate Board member.  We are eternally grateful for her friendship, and her strategic leadership as it steered Freedom Institute on the road we travel today. She loved her family, friends and work, and lived valiantly. She will be greatly missed. Donna’s family writes that […]

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