The Behavioral Health Center provides a complete range of mental and addictive disease services. Our aim is to give you and your family the necessary resources to cope with life’s trial. Treatment is provided at various levels, from acute inpatient care to subsequent outpatient follow-up and rehabilitation.
Watch the video to learn more about the new Behavioral Health Center at Kings County Hospital Center, where we provide quality healthcare for our behavioral health patients.
Our provider team consists of psychiatrists, psychologists, internists, nurses, social workers, addiction counselors, activity therapists and other clinical staff who provide care in a compassionate, safe and secure environment. We support the dignity of our clients and partner with them on their road to recovery. Education is offered to help clients and their caregivers come to a better understanding of mental illness and the resources available.
Services include psychopharmacology, individual psycho-therapy, psycho-education, group therapy, activity therapy, and family/significant other meetings. The following are some of the specialized services available.
Adult Behavioral Health Outpatient Program
Central Intake Telephone Number: 718-245-2727
Chemical Dependency Treatment Services
Kings County Hospital Center provides both inpatient and outpatient services for patients with substance abuse problems. The inpatient program offers acute detoxification for individuals addicted to heroin or other opiates and alcohol, giving patients access to safe medical detoxification and referral to aftercare upon completion. Outpatient services are tailored to the needs of individual patients. Patients receive an assessment in our central intake unit in order to enable them to be placed in a specific program most appropriate for their needs.
Bedford-Stuyvesant Alcoholism Treatment Center
The Center is a community-based agency that provides a comprehensive network of services, including an outpatient clinic, Halfway House, and Community Education and outreach, for the alcoholic/substance abuser and their families.
Educational Vocational Rehabilitation (EVR) Program
Our EVR program is a federal, state and city funded program designed specifically to provide academic and vocational evaluations, skills training, family services and job placement assistance to individuals with a history of substance abuse who are now in recovery and want to improve their quality of life. Our goal is to have our students re-enter their communities as skilled, productive and employed citizens.
The EVR Program is licensed by the New York State education Department as a Registered Business School and as a Private Vocational School. We are also approved for the training of veterans.