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Outpatient Treatment Services

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Chemical Dependency

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Providing outpatient chemical dependency services located in Ithaca, New York, we are a team of unique professionals dedicated to providing holistic recovery services that recognize and value the innate dignity of each person.

Our services are defined by the values of individual empowerment, knowledge, caring, and the potential of each individual to effectively collaborate in his or her ongoing recovery. We measure ourselves by our ability to assist individuals to experience a life free from the harmful effects of substances and to release their potential.

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Outpatient Treatment Services

Our clinic provides timely and holistic services that respect the biological, psychological, social and spiritual nature of addiction and its impact on our clients, their families, and the community.

Through a full continuum of care that is designed to embrace the transformative process of recovery, we stand with our clients providing the right tools and support to assist them on this difficult journey they have found the courage to begin.

An Outpatient Treatment Services handbook can be found HERE (link).

CARS primary addiction services include:
  • Chemical dependency evaluation
  • Groups
  • Individual sessions
  • Medical assessment
  • Suboxone
  • Buprenorphine and Naltrexone medication management
  • Case management services including referrals to vocational, educational, psychological and medical supports
These services were developed to assist clients in bridging the gap from active addiction into ongoing recovery.
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Group Offerings

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The following group offerings are available to all outpatient clients:
Intake & Orientation
Early Recovery
Freedom Thinking
Exploring Trauma (Women’s Trauma Group)
Building Resilience (Men’s Trauma Group)
Anger Management
Health in Recovery
Healthy Relationships (Women)
Healthy Relationships (Men)
Life Skills
Seeking Safety
Parenting Skills Group
Dual Recovery
Matrix Relapse Prevention
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Additional Information

Insurance & Payments

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Most major insurances including Medicaid are accepted.

Not sure what your insurance covers? We will walk through it and help you understand what your options are based on insurance or your situation. We can also help you apply for Medicaid.

A sliding fee scale is offered for self-pay clients. Day and evening services are provided. We serve clients age 13 and older.  For information or an intake, appointment call 607-273-5500 or check the web at Treatment is individualized, with services spanning from 6 to 18 months including aftercare services

Getting started

How it works

Contact Us

To submit an application to our admissions coordinator, send us an email or give us a call at 607-273-5500.

Once the assessment is complete, the client and counselor will develop a treatment plan and work with our nurse practitioner or doctor to be evaluated for medication.

Walk-ins are welcome for our Outpatient and Opioid Treatment programs, and Addiction Counselors are available to do assessments during business hours.

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