Albany County Department for Children Youth and Families
175 Green Street Albany, NY 12202
Contact: Lynn Tubbs, LCSW
Children’s Mental Health Clinic
Eligibility Requirements: Albany County Resident 5-18 years old
Fees: Medicaid, Managed Care
Area(s) Served: Albany County
Services provided include crisis intake, outpatient treatment, comprehensive assessment services, mental health case management, single point of access, community prevention services, parent partners, and family team conferencing.
790 Lancaster Street Albany, NY 12203
Contact: Administrative Director
Eligibility Requirements: Varies
Area(s) Served: Capital District
The Consultation Center of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany is a non-profit mental health center which provides therapeutic services within a Christian environment, respecting the unity of body, mind and spirit. Services include psychological counseling, group therapy, assessments, consultations, educational opportunities, and spiritual direction.
Rensselaer County Department of Mental Health and Unified Services
Ned Pattison Government Center 1600 7th Avenue Troy, NY 12180
Contact: Katherine Maciol, Commissioner x2807
Eligibility Requirements: County resident
Fees: Medicaid, and most insurances accepted or Sliding Scale fee set
Hours: 9:00am–5:00pm, with some additional evening hours
Languages (Bilingual staff/materials): Interpreter services available
Area(s) Served: Rensselaer County
Other Services Offered: Advocacy, Counseling, Emergency, Family Services & Support, Information & Referral, Mental Health, Parenting, Substance Abuse, Support Groups, Translation Services.
Unified Services for Children and Adolescents
Comprised of multidisciplinary teams, provides comprehensive mental hygiene care to youngsters aged birth to 18 (if still in school) and their families. Multi-disciplinary teams provide comprehensive assessment, diagnostic evaluation, individualized treatment planning, medication monitoring, and individual, family, and group therapy. Staffing includes child Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Licensed Certified Social Workers, and a Rehabilitation Counselor. Specialized services include parenting groups and sexual abuse evaluation and treatment. Counseling, medication and case management services are provided to developmentally disabled children and their families. Sites include Troy, Rensselaer, Berlin, and Hoosick Falls.
Specialist provides assessments, individual, family and group therapy, Court Ordered evaluations, information, referral and consultation services. These treatment services are provided in our Troy and Rensselaer City Clinic. Psychiatric consultation is available to the team, which is licensed as a Medically Supervised MICA Clinic.
We believe that addiction is a chronic progressive disease that affects the individual and his/her loved ones. Recovery is achieved by abstinence through a regimen of individual and group therapy. We encourage the participation in self-help recovery groups to support long-term abstinence in the ongoing process of recovery.
Services are designed to help individuals and families affected by substance abuse and dependence. Through education and therapy, one is able to recognize and address the physical, psychological, medical, social and vocational effects as the results of substance abuse behaviors.
Rensselaer County has long been an advocate for substance abuse prevention and treatment. There are six programs in the county licensed by the Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services. They are 820 River Street (residential and supportive living), Conifer Park (outpatient), Hudson Mohawk Recovery Center (day treatment and outpatient), Pahl, Inc. (residential), Seton Health Addiction Services (Inpatient) and Unified Services (outpatient).
The Department of Mental Health, Unified Services operates Drug Free clinics in their Troy and Rensselaer Offices providing the following services: Assessment, Individual, Group and Family Therapy, Groups: Men and Women, Referrals: To alternate levels of care and other service providers, Education, Psychiatric Evaluations, Relapse Prevention, Treatment for the Dually Diagnosed, and Court Evaluations.