Substance Abuse Services
Richmond University Medical Center (RUMC) Behavioral Health Service provides many of Staten Island’s psychiatric and substance abuse services.
The Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program provides round-the-clock emergency care for all psychiatric crises. It consists of three components that include evaluation at the Bayley Seton campus located at 75 Vanderbilt Ave., Clifton, the Extended Observation Unit where individuals can be evaluated and observed for up to 72 hours, and a Mobile Outreach Team which provides outreach and crisis assessment to individuals in the community.
For the psychiatric emergency room and 24-hour hotline, call 718-818-6300. To access the Mobile Outreach Team, call 718-818-6900.
The RUMC Inpatient Psychiatric Units have 55 beds for adults in the acute phase of a psychiatric illness and 5 inpatient beds for children. Adult beds are located at the Bayley Seton campus and the Bard Avenue campus. Adolescent beds are located at the Bard Avenue campus.
Outpatient psychiatric services (individual, group, family/couples therapy) are available to adolescents and adults, age 16 and over, at the St. George Outpatient Clinic, located at 75 Vanderbilt Ave., Clifton, and at the West Brighton Outpatient Clinic, located at 690 Castleton Ave. Intake appointments can be arranged by calling the Evaluation and Referral Unit at 718-818-6132.
The St. George MICA Clinic and the MICA Continuing Day Treatment Program serve individuals who have co-occurring mental health and substance use-related issues. Services are available to those 18 and older and information and intake appointments can be obtained by calling the Evaluation and Referral Unit at 718-818-6132.
The Staten Island Continuing Day Treatment Program provides long-term treatment for mentally ill clients, ages 18 and over, who need daily support and treatment. For information about this rehabilitation program, or to make a referral, call Evaluation and Referral at 718-818-6132.
Outpatient treatment, both individual and group counseling, for alcohol and other substance-related problems is provided at the Silberstein Center Clinic and Rehab located at 427 Forest Ave., West Brighton. The program also offers Suboxone treatment. Services are available to individuals 18 years of age and over. Call 718-876-2362 for intake appointment or information.
The Gambler’s Treatment Center, located at 690 Castleton Ave., West Brighton, is an outpatient clinic offering problem gamblers and their families a comprehensive clinical program aimed at achieving abstinence from gambling. Call 718-876-1285 for information or to make an intake appointment.
Richmond University Medical Center also offers a psychiatric residency program through its affiliation with New York Medical College.