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Russell E. Blaisdell Addiction Treatment Center

Counties Served
New York,

140 Old Orangeburg Road
Building 57, 5th Floor
Orangeburg, NY 10962
United States

Admissions Line(845) 792-3786
Russell E. Blaisdell Addiction Treatment Center


Russell E. Blaisdell is a 52-bed all male facility providing routine medical care, psychiatric care, and individualized treatment planning that addresses the various physical, psychological, emotional and social symptoms of addiction. Blaisdell provides addiction treatment services for male registered sex offenders. 

Specialties include:

  • Methadone maintenance
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Nicotine dependence
  • Family education
  • Co-occurring mental health disorders and addictions
  • Aftercare planning


Blaisdell provides quality in-patient substance abuse services that meet patient and community needs, are cost-effective, and assure ready access for persons who are indigent. Blaisdell staff:

  • Assist patients in finding a way towards recovery in an environment free from alcohol, drugs, and tobacco;
  • Provide specialized treatment that takes cultural factors, minority status, and special needs into consideration;
  • Utilize a multidisciplinary approach to educate, guide, encourage and support patients as they develop an awareness of their disease and learn new and constructive ways to cope with problems;
  • Always provide aftercare referrals that assist the patient in long-term recovery.

Admissions Criteria

1) The individual appears to be in need of inpatient chemical dependency services and in need of a higher level of care.

2) The individual is unable to participate in or comply with treatment outside of a 24-hour structured treatment setting based on one or more of the following:

  • a living environment not conducive to recovery;
  • physical or mental complications and co-morbidities requiring medical management;
  • a lack of judgment, insights, and motivation such as to require 24-hour supervision;

3) Individual must reside in one of the counties served by the addiction treatment center.

4) The individual must be at least 18. Under special circumstances, a person under 18 may be admitted. Please contact the addiction treatment center for details.

5) Fees based on Individual's ability to pay (No individuals denied access based on inability to pay).

6) Final admission decisions are always made by the medical director in compliance with utilization review standards.