The New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS) today announced the reopening of Acacia Network’s El Regreso Men’s Residential Treatment Facility in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The newly renovated building will house a 54-bed residential addiction treatment program licensed by OASAS, as well as state-of-the-art facilities and program space. OASAS contributed $11.9 million to support this project.
“It is essential that every individual seeking treatment has full access to safe and supportive services close to their home. OASAS Commissioner Chinazo Cunningham said. “This newly renovated facility will ensure that residents of Brooklyn have access to addiction services in a state-of-the-art environment designed to improve their health.”
El Regreso’s new residential facility includes an elevator, an internal patio, as well as new equipment and furnishings. The renovated facility will accommodate 54 beds and program spaces for treatment of these patients. The facility’s treatment and support services will be guided by culturally competent, trauma-informed care principles.
El Regreso is located at 189 South 2nd Street Brooklyn.
Lymaris Albors, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Acacia Network said, “Acacia Network is proud to continue providing high-quality residential treatment to those most in need and to continue tackling the opioid epidemic in partnership with the NYS Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS). We are proud to continue serving as a strong anchor in the Southside of Williamsburg / Los Sures, where we’ve had a presence for many decades, and to continue preserving important community assets such as El Regreso.”
New Yorkers struggling with an addiction, or whose loved ones are struggling, can find help and hope by calling the state’s toll-free, 24-hour, 7-day-a-week HOPEline at 1-877-8-HOPENY (1-877-846-7369) or by texting HOPENY (Short Code 467369).
Available addiction treatment including crisis/detox, inpatient, residential, or outpatient care can be found using the NYS OASAS Treatment Availability Dashboard at FindAddictionTreatment.ny.gov or through the NYS OASAS website.
If you, or a loved one, have experienced insurance obstacles related to treatment or need help filing an appeal for a denied claim, contact the CHAMP helpline by phone at 888-614-5400 or email at [email protected].