Addiction Resource Guide

Saint Vincent's Hospital

Psychiatric Hospital with Chemical Dependency Patients Housed Separately

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Self Description:

"St. Vincent's program is abstinence-oriented with a therapeutic focus on a relapse prevention/ cognitive-behavioral model."

Treatment Philosophy:

"Abstinence-based using multi-modal treatment approaches."

Approach to Dual Diagnosis:

"Integrated where possible - separate track for the most part."

Family Program:

"Support and direct treatment services available for all family members."

Position on 12 Step Involvement:

"Patients are encouraged to use AA and other 12-Step programs as core recovery tools."

Position On Confrontation:

"Confrontation is presenting information in a factual and caring manner allowing the person the opportunity to evaluate the implication of their drinking on their life."

Additional Characteristics:

"Full continuum of care; inpatient and outpatient treatment services for adolescents and adults."


  • Number of Beds: 30
    Detox Available: Yes

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Annual Admits: Data Not Supplied
    Average Length of Stay DNS
    Percent of Women 45%
    Percent under 25 25%
    Percent with College Education: 10%
    Percent Covered by Public assistance 45%
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification: 25%

  • Admissions Procedures:

    Night Admission Available: Yes
    Weekend Admission available: Yes
    Face to Face Interview or exam required before admission: Yes


Facility has separate program for:
  • Alcohol Addiction

  • Facility has special track for:
  • Codependency
  • Psychiatric (Dual Diagnosis)
  • Relapse
  • Young Adult (Ages 18-25)

  • Facility has group sessions for:
  • Adolescents (Ages 12-18)
  • Anorexia/Bulimia
  • Clergy
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Compulsive Overeating
  • Geriatric
  • Heroin Addiction
  • Men
  • Mentally Retarded/developmentally disabled
  • Physically Challenged
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Sexual Addictions
  • Women


    Self-pay Cost per Week: Data Not Supplied
    Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: Yes
    Medicare Coverage accepted: Yes
    Insurance Coverage verified before admission: Yes
    Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: No


    Licensed by: N.Y.S OASAS
    Type of License: Inpatient Clinic
    Accredited by: JCAHO

    Contact Information:

    Admissions Telephone Number: 1-800-SVH-8804 X5441
    General Information: 1-800-SVH-8804
    Address: 275 North Street
    Harrison, NY 10528