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Men's Residential Services

C.A.R.S. men's residential rehabilitation program is located in Trumansburg, NY.

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Chemical Dependency

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Providing residential addiction treatment services in Trumansburg, 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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Men's Residential Services

Outdoor Grounds of Residential Services Facility

CARS Residential Addiction Recovery Center (RARC) is a 60-bed, Men’s SUD (Substance Use Disorder) treatment program for men located 90 minutes northwest of Binghamton and 90 minutes southwest of Syracuse in Trumansburg, New York.

We believe in a holistic approach to treatment, providing clients with not only addiction counseling, but vocational counseling, many and diverse group options, as well as recreational opportunities that support their recoveries. Our goal is to get each member of our community ready to transition back to independent life, with an understanding of their triggers and a safety plan in place to avoid relapse.

A residential services handbook can be found HERE (link).
A residential admissions application can be found HERE (link).


In addition to our counseling programs, we offer a wide variety of required and optional Wellness Services they may explore during their time with us:

  • • 12 Step AA/NA
  • • Addictive Thinking
  • • Anger Management
  • • Career Toolkit
  • • Creativity in Recovery
  • • Crossroads
  • • DBT
  • • Documentary
  • • Early Recovery
  • • Family and Relationships
  • • Family Relationships (Private)
  • • Fun Friday
  • • GED Classes
  • • Grief and Loss
  • • Grief, Responding to Loss
  • • LGBTQ+ (Private)
  • • LGBTQ+ Education Group
  • • Life Skills
Additional Groups:
  • • Literary Expression
  • • Mature Men
  • • Medical Staff Curriculum
  • • Meditation
  • • Men's Group
  • • Mental Health Recovery
  • • Mindfulness
  • • Music in Recovery
  • • Neurobiology of Addiction

Orientation & Case Management, Positive Psychology, Recovery Wellness, Recreation Group, Relapse Prevention, Seeking Safety, Spirituality, Thinking Reports, and Yoga.

Clients also have the opportunity to enjoy daily recreation activities, group games, and independent recreation activities.

CARS' Ithaca oTP & Norwich Mobile otp

How to Access Services

OTP Service Access

To apply or refer someone, you can call us at 607-273-5500.

The application will ask for information about medical history, mental health history, substance use, and goals for treatment. Once it is filled out and returned to us, we will reach out to coordinate residential care.

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Program Documents and Forms - See "Links to Program Documents and Forms" in green section above.

Within 24 hours upon arrival, clients will complete checkups, meet with an addiction counselor, and get established with their case manager.

They will immediately begin working with their addiction counselor to develop a treatment plan.

On day one they will also be paired with a mentor, someone who can show them through the facility, help establish a schedule, and make their transition more comfortable.

Finally, the client and their primary counselor will work together to identify which groups they will participate in.

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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

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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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