Program Summary

How we are unique

Hospitality House is a long-term residential program licensed by the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS).

Specializing in individuals with chronic relapse conditions and those involved with the criminal justice system, our unique and intensive program integrates key evidence-based principles of treatment and recovery, together with multiple treatment phases that slowly reflect the increased levels of personal and social responsibility of our clients. We have consistently achieved long term recovery and sobriety for many of our clients.

Model Principles:

  • Emphasis on resilience and recovery processes and monitoring stages of change
  • Recognition of multiple long-term pathways and styles of recovery
  • Empowerment of individuals and families in recovery
  • Development of highly individualized and culturally nuanced services
  • Heightened collaboration with diverse communities of recovery
  • Commitment to best practices as identified in the scientific literature and through the collective experience of people in recovery

Clinical Approaches:

  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Contingency Management
  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
  • Rational-Emotive Therapy
  • Brief Intervention Therapy
  • Behavior Modification
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Stress Reduction / Relaxation Techniques
  • Medication Assisted Therapies
  • Concurrent Treatment of Mental Health Issues
  • Trauma-Informed Care
  • Group Therapy

Addiction Treatment Services
  • Weekly individual sessions with Master’s level clinician
  • Daily group therapy
  • Morning and evening workshops
  • Psychoeducational seminars
  • Comprehensive client-centered discharge planning
  • Mediation groups
  • Focus groups
  • Family counseling on-site or by referral
  • Vocational assessment and workforce development programming
  • Medication-Assisted Treatment (Buprenorphine on-site, Methadone, Vivitrol by referral)
  • Medication management services
  • On-site mental health evaluations by staff psychiatrist
  • On-site primary care services through a local provider
  • Recreation Therapy
  • Recovery Softball League
  • Membership in a local health club
  • Gambling addiction assessment and referral to services
  • Community-based partnerships for other referral services
  • Working closely with legal referents, including transportation to court
  • On-site assigned job tasks to promote positive work ethic

Weekly seminars on important and relevant topics:

  • Parenting seminar
  • HIV/Hep C and communicable disease prevention, testing, and treatment
  • Principles of harm reduction
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Naloxone (Narcan) training
  • Recovery values
  • Gratitude in recovery
  • Boundaries
  • Tobacco cessation
  • Fire safety
  • Diversity and culture

Therapy groups, including but not limited to:

  • Anger and Addiction
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Trauma Group
  • Coping Skills
  • Education/Vocation Group
  • Mental Health
  • Criminal Thinking
  • Goal Planning Group
  • Tobacco Group
  • Co-Dependency
  • Family Dynamics
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationships
  • Parenting
  • Leisure in Recovery
  • Drug-specific Groups
  • Core Groups
  • CBT and Recovery Group