Outpatient Treatment

Depending on your needs, an Odyssey House counselor may recommend an outpatient treatment program for you.

These programs—provided by our Outpatient Services center in the Bronx—can help you obtain the treatment and counseling you need while continuing to maintain your everyday life.

We’ll work with you to create a program that fits your life. Flexible scheduling, including day and evening sessions, is available. We also provide bilingual support.

Our Outpatient Services center also provides ongoing counseling and support for individuals who have completed our residential program.

Odyssey House’s outpatient services are typically covered by New York State Medicaid, as well as most major insurance companies and managed care plans. One of our insurance specialists will help you understand your coverage and payment options and help you take care of the details.

BEYOND CLEAN AND SOBER; HEALTHY AND EMPOWERED

Odyssey House’s outpatient and residential programs share the same focus: your total well-being. This includes helping you maintain your sobriety, improve your health, strengthen your home and family, and enhance your career and education.

An experienced Odyssey House counselor will talk to you, evaluate your needs, and design a personalized outpatient program for you based on proven, evidence-based practices. Your program may include:

  • Individual, group, and family therapy
  • Health education seminars
  • Relapse prevention
  • Trauma recovery and empowerment
  • Anger management and domestic violence prevention
  • Medication-assisted treatment: Naltrexone (Vivitrol, Revia)
  • Opioid overdose prevention and training
  • Pharmacological and psychopharmacological support
  • Psychiatric evaluations and integrated care for depression, anxiety and other conditions
  • Education and job counseling
  • Parenting skills
  • Housing support, including HRA 2010e applications
  • Home and community-based services (requires Health Home referral)

Trained Odyssey House alumni volunteers who have graduated from treatment to independent living are also available to provide you with ongoing coaching and support. Known as the Odyssey House Recovery Oriented Care System (or OHROCS), the peer-to-peer program provides you with a lifetime recovery network to help you overcome everyday challenges and achieve your long-term personal, family and career goals.

For more information, see our Outpatient Treatment FAQs

SUPPORTING NYC PUBLIC SERVICE AGENCIES AND BRONX YOUTH

Odyssey House works closely with NYC public service agencies, including the Administration for Children’s Services, to provide effective outpatient programs for their clients, who have demonstrated a consistently high rate of completion over the years.

Our Bronx Urban Youth Initiative (BUY-IN) is an innovative substance abuse treatment program for teens and young adults and their family members. Funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, BUY-IN employs the proven, evidence-based Adolescent Community Reinforcement approach, which replaces activities supporting alcohol and drug use with positive behaviors that support recovery. The free-to-enroll program rewards participants not using drugs or alcohol so they can learn to make healthy lifestyle changes on their own.

How long are outpatient treatment and counseling sessions?

Sessions are typically not longer than 60 minutes. For answers to other Frequently Asked Questions, click on “Learn More” below.

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Does Odyssey House have any outpatient programs for teens?

Yes, we provide individual, group and family therapy for adolescents 12 to 17 through our outpatient services program.

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100 percent of our Outpatient Services staff have trained in opioid overdose prevention techniques, including emergency use of life-saving naloxone injections.

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