Addiction Resource Guide

St. Joseph's Rehabilitation Center, Inc.

Freestanding Chemical Dependency Rehab

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Treatment Philosophy:

"The mission of St. Joseph's is to provide healing and recovery for all persons who suffer from the disease of alcoholism and chemical dependency."

Approach To Dual Diagnosis:

"When appropriate, chemical dependency and other diagnoses are treated concurrently."

Family Program:

"St. Joseph's residential Family Program focuses on assisting family members to care for themselves and promotes honest, open communication between the family and the client."

Position On 12 Step Involvement:

"In addition to the 12 Step program, residents are educated in a variety of self-help options."

Position on Confrontation:

"Confrontation, as a counseling tech- nique, is used to help the client examine their avoidance defenses."

Additional Characteristics:

"Mission focused; individualized treatment and aftercare planning; pastoral care services."


  • Number of Beds: 58
    Detox Available: No

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Annual Admits: 337
    Average Length of Stay 56.3 days
    Percent of Women 21%
    Percent under age 25 21%
    Percent with College Education: 14%
    Percent Covered by Public assistance 91%
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification: 57%

  • Admissions Procedures:

    Night Admission Available: No
    Weekend Admission available: No
    Face to Face Interview or exam required before admission: No


Facility has separate program for:
  • Alcohol Addiction
  • Family
  • Relapse

  • Facility has group sessions for:
  • Anger Management/Conflict Resolution
  • Grief & Loss
  • Men
  • Vocational Skills
  • Women


    Self-pay Cost: $2800 per week
    Medicaid coverage may be accepted: Yes
    Medicare Coverage accepted: No
    Insurance Coverage verified before admission: Yes
    Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: No


    Licensed by: New York OASAS
    Type of License: Chemical Dependence Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: CARF

    Contact Information:

    Admissions Telephone Number: (877) 813-8647
    General Information: (518) 891-3950
    Address: 159 Glenwood Dr., POB 470
    Saranac Lake, NY 12983-0470