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To be sure we are recommending the best facilities, our team of researchers developed five core metrics to determine the quality of each treatment center. These metrics cover key aspects such as cost, treatment approaches, and rehab services provided. For more information, read the full breakdown of our filtering process and ranking methodology.
The 6 best rehab facilities in Rochester, NY are:
1350 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607
Rochester Evaluation Center offers medically monitored and supervised withdrawal and stabilization services to men and women. The first phase of treatment typically lasts three to five days and includes medically supervised detoxification. The short-term intensive stabilization program lasts 14-20 days and provides a highly structured environment where addicts participate in individual and group counseling, receive education, and participate in scheduled activities. At the end of treatment, patients can utilize the center’s aftercare services to attend peer-led support groups and receive referrals to additional resources.
What patients are saying:
According to one five-star review from a former patient, “This place saved my life! Staff was wonderful, attentive and adhered to the rules. Facility was clean and everyone I encountered was friendly and would go out of their way to help even if it wasn’t in their job description. The food was good.”
835 West Main Street
Rochester, NY 14611
Delphi Rise has offered prevention and recovery services in Rochester since 1936. Its outpatient treatment is a comprehensive program where clients receive individual, group, and family counseling sessions. Addicts may also go through medication-assisted detoxification. Support is tailored to each patient’s needs and delivered through individual counselors, physicians, and nurses. Tele-counseling and family support services are available. The center also runs a Health Home program that connects individuals with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse issues to relevant community resources, such as social services and housing.
What patients are saying:
One recent patient praises the care staff and program availability at Delphi Rise, saying, “What I wrote here is to show how great Delphi rises Health homes is, I have seen and been in some of their other programs which are great. Both Emma’s have had a huge impact on my life and currently I am in such a good place. If people need caring Care managers who are super nice, awesome and help work with you, I recommend Delphi rises.”
2613 West Henrietta Road, Suites C & D
Rochester, NY 14623
UR Medicine provides a range of treatment options for adolescents aged 14-18, young adults aged 18-24, and adults suffering from substance addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders. Its programs are targeted at specific communities, such as women or Latino, and offer an intensive outpatient treatment option that combines individual and group counseling with medically-assisted detox. For those struggling to quit smoking, the facility provides nicotine replacement medications. UR Medicine also runs a dedicated opioid treatment program that assists those addicted to opioids, psychiatric medications, and other drugs. Patients are helped towards recovery through peer support groups and creative arts therapy, and education is provided to help family members understand how to support recovering addicts.
What patients are saying:
One patient says, “Been going here for years and they always have my back. The Doctors are top notch and the resources at your disposal are plenty,” and another user also praises the staff, saying, “I’ve always had for the most part great people working with & for me.”
1565 Long Pond Road
Rochester, NY 14624
Rochester Regional Health provides outpatient services at its Greece Behavioral Health Center at Unity Hospital. The service aims to help patients recognize the detrimental effects of substance abuse and learn new skills to manage addictions. Practical support is offered to individuals and families affected by chemical dependency, substance abuse disorders, and addiction. The facility also runs a smoking cessation program and a women-only residential program designed to aid those battling with opioid and heroin use, as well as co-occurring mental health issues.
What patients are saying:
According to one five-star review, “Amazing staff… when you’re in a time of need you turn to anyone but not everyone treats you back with the (same) care and that’s why I rated this place a high 5. Not only do they deserve it, it will help everyone and everything in this community.”
360 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14604
Huther Doyle Memorial Institute provides outpatient counseling and Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT). The facility offers same-day evaluations and referrals to ensure rapid access to the necessary treatment required for recovery. Multiple alcohol and Substance Use Disorder programs are available such as relapse prevention and stabilization. Its MAT Program includes FDA-approved medications, including Suboxone and Vivitrol. Huther Doyle is currently providing services via telehealth due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mission: To provide a compassionate team who will see you, hear you and empower you by delivering individually-focused services and wellness solutions.
Huther Doyle is where HOPE lives, HEALING begins, and EVERYTHING is possible!
What patients are saying:
One five-star review says, “Huther Doyle is the one place in our community where we have been able to get fast, supportive, and meaningful help. The staff in the health home program have been outstanding. In a world where it seems so few people care and so few are able to effectively provide any support, Huther Doyle is a gift to the people who need them.”
919 Westfall Road
Rochester, NY 14618
Westfall Associates Outpatient serves adolescents and adults. The treatment course and services offered are tailored to each individual and may include individual, group, and family therapy sessions. Patients are encouraged to learn about the root cause of their addiction, explore their behavior, and develop healthy coping strategies for substance abuse triggers. Staff at the facility encourage patients to attend 12-step groups, such as Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous, during and after treatment.
What patients are saying:
According to one five-star review from a former patient, “Westfall associates was instrumental in my recovery. At first I didn’t want to admit I had a problem. Then I didn’t want to ask for help. I celebrated 5 years sobriety this past summer and I continue my relationship with Westfall. The entire staff was instrumental in my success. The groups, the lecture series and stages of their treatment led me to success.”
According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA), there are 43 substance abuse treatment centers in the Rochester area. To determine which provide the highest quality of treatment and the most resources for recovery, we used the following five core metrics to evaluate each facility.
For more information, feel free to read a full breakdown of our filtering process and ranking methodology.
To determine your best options for a rehabilitation center, it is important to first learn about your health insurance coverage. Reach out to your private or healthcare marketplace insurance provider to find out which substance abuse treatment centers are available to you. Regardless of the type of coverage you have, both public and private insurance companies must cover substance abuse treatment for qualified individuals.
To learn more about addiction and the rehabilitation process in your state, read our guide to rehab in New York.
The tool below lists all of the treatment centers in the state of New York recognized by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Enter your zip code and select the filter icon to find relevant treatment centers near you.
Substance abuse and addiction have high costs, often adversely affecting work performance, personal relationships, and your physical health. To help you determine if you may be addicted, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has an Alcohol Use Screening and a Substance Abuse Screening to help you find out.
Different programs and levels of addiction require different program lengths. The common rehab lengths are:
Pricing depends on the program, services, and amenities offered. Typically, outpatient programs are cheaper than inpatient, and live-in inpatient facilities are the most expensive. To learn more, read our guide on The Cost of Rehab.
Rehab is made up of four basic steps:
To learn more about the rehab process and each step, read our guide to The Addiction Rehabilitation Process.
One of the most important steps in the rehabilitation process is aftercare – the continuing support and accountability offered through counseling and 12-Step programs such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA).
To find an AA or NA meeting near you, use the directory below.
|24 Hour Answering Service||Lakewood||AA||(716) 488-2233||N/A|
|ABCD Region NA||ABCD Region||NA||(888) 399-5519||N/A|
|Alcoholics Anonymous Hotline/Utica, NY||Utica||AA||(315) 732-6880||N/A|
|Answering Service Of St. Lawrence County||Potsdam||AA||(315) 268-0120||N/A|
|Bath Area Intergroup||Hammondsport||AA||(877) 700-4199||N/A|
|Berkshire County Area NA||Berkshire County Area||NA||(413) 443-4377||N/A|
|Bronx Area NA||Bronx Area||NA||(212) 929-6262||N/A|
|Brooklyn Area NA||Brooklyn Area||NA||(212) 929-6262||N/A|
|Brooklyn Intergroup||Brooklyn||AA||(718) 851-3039||N/A|
|Buffalo Area NA||Buffalo Area||NA||(716) 878-2316||N/A|
|Buffalo Central Office||Sloan||AA||(716) 853-0388||N/A|
|Capital District Central Office||Albany||AA||(518) 463-0906||N/A|
|Central Service Intergroup Of Orange County||Goshen||AA||(845) 534-8525||N/A|
|Champlain Valley Area NA||Champlain Valley Area (Plattsburgh)||NA||(866) 580-8718;(802) 862-4516||N/A|
|Chatauqua Area NA||Chatauqua Area (Jamestown)||NA||(716) 240-5983||N/A|
|City of Oneida 24 Hr Answering Service||Oneida||AA||(315) 533-1227||N/A|
|Columbia County Answering Service||Hudson||AA||(518) 463-0906||N/A|
|Corning Answering Service||Corning||AA||(877) 501-1249||N/A|
|Corning Intergroup||Corning||AA||(607) 368-9155||N/A|
|Cortland Homer Intergroup||Homer||AA||(607) 753-1344||N/A|
|Dist 10 Plattsburgh Answering Service||Plattsburgh||AA||(518) 561-8444||N/A|
|Dist 10 Saranac Lake Answering Service||Saranac Lake||AA||(800) 281-1190||N/A|
|Dist. 13 Answering Service||Queensbury||AA||(518) 793-1113||N/A|
|Dist. 4-Gloversville, Johnstown & Amsterdam Answering Service||Gloversville||AA||(518) 736-2644||N/A|
|Dutchess County Dist. 11 Central Office||Poughkeepsie||AA||(845) 452-1111||N/A|
|Eastern Long Island Area NA||Eastern Long Island Area (Suffolk County)||NA||(631) 689-6262||N/A|
|Eastern New York Region NA||Eastern New York Region||NA||N/A||N/A|
|Elmira Intergroup||Elmira||AA||(607) 737-6733||N/A|
|Finger Lakes Area Answering Service||Geneva||AA||(315) 789-5955||N/A|
|Finger Lakes Area NA||Finger Lakes Area||NA||(877) 266-3660||N/A|
|Genesee Wyoming Intergroup||Stafford||AA||(888) 854-8322||N/A|
|Greater New York Region NA||Greater New York Region (Manhattan)||NA||(212) 929-6262||N/A|
|Green Mountain Area NA||Green Mountain Area||NA||(802) 773-5575||N/A|
|Greene County Answering Service||Catskill||AA||(518) 625-2002||N/A|
|Heart of NY Area NA||Heart of NY Area (Syracuse)||NA||(315) 472-5555||N/A|
|Inter-Group Association of A.A. of New York, Inc.||New York||AA||(212) 647-1680||N/A|
|Ithaca Intergroup||Ithaca||AA||(607) 273-1541||N/A|
|Jefferson County Intergroup||Watertown||AA||(315) 788-2280||N/A|
|Kings Bay Area NA||Kings Bay Area||NA||(212) 929-6262||N/A|
|Livingston Area Intergroup||Geneseo||AA||(585) 245-4440||N/A|
|Mid Hudson Area NA||Mid Hudson Area (Sullivan, Ulster, Dutchess and Green Counties)||NA||(845) 431-9011||N/A|
|Mohawk River Area NA||Mohawk River Area||NA||(888) 399-5519||N/A|
|Nassau Area NA||Nassau Area||NA||(516) 827-9500||N/A|
|Nassau Intergroup||West Hempstead||AA||(516) 292-3040;(516) 292-3045||N/A|
|New York City Area NA||New York City Area||NA||(212) 929-6262||N/A|
|Niagara Falls Area NA||Niagara Falls Area||NA||(716) 304-6880||N/A|
|Niagara Intergroup||Niagara Falls||AA||(877) 270-5303||N/A|
|Niagara-Orleans Area NA||Niagara-Orleans Area (Lockport)||NA||(716) 478-6992||N/A|
|NY-Penn Intergroup||Olean||AA||(716) 372-4800||N/A|
|Oficina Central Hispana De A.A||New York||AA||N/A||(212) 348-2644|
|Oficina Central Hispana de Brooklyn||Brooklyn||AA||N/A||(347) 932-5485|
|Oficina De Intergrupo De Suffolk||Brentwood||AA||N/A||(631) 639-4181|
|Old Forge 24 Hour Answering Service||Old Forge||AA||(800) 765-8338;(315) 369-2281||N/A|
|Open Arms Area NA||Open Arms Area (Orange, Sullivan, Ulster and Dutchess Counties)||NA||(800) 498-5224||N/A|
|Queens Area NA||Queens Area||NA||N/A||N/A|
|Queens Intergroup Of A.A.||Forest Hills||AA||(718) 520-5021||N/A|
|Rochester Area Intergroup Inc.||Rochester||AA||(585) 232-6720||N/A|
|Rochester Area NA||Rochester Area||NA||(585) 235-7889||N/A|
|Rockland Area NA||Rockland Area||NA||N/A||N/A|
|Rockland County Intergroup||West Nyack||AA||(845) 352-1112||N/A|
|Rome 24 Hour Answering Service District 12||Rome||AA||(315) 210-6644||N/A|
|Saratoga 24 Hour Answering Service||Saratoga Springs||AA||(518) 587-0407||N/A|
|Sayre-Waverly Valley Intergroup||Waverly||AA||(800) 233-3840||N/A|
|Seaway Trail Area NA||Seaway Trail Area||NA||N/A||N/A|
|Staten Island Area NA||Staten Island Area||NA||(212) 929-6262||N/A|
|Suffolk Area NA||Suffolk Area||NA||(631) 689-6262||N/A|
|Suffolk Intergroup Association||Patchogue||AA||(631) 669-1124;(631) 654-1150||N/A|
|Sullivan County Intergroup Assoc.||Liberty||AA||(845) 234-4841||N/A|
|Syracuse Service Center Intergroup||Syracuse||AA||(315) 463-5011||N/A|
|Tioga County Intergroup||Owego||AA||(800) 307-4285||N/A|
|Triple Cities Area NA||Triple Cities Area (Binghamton)||NA||(607) 762-9116||N/A|
|Triple Cities Intergroup||Binghamton||AA||(607) 722-5983||N/A|
|Ulster County Answering Services||Kingston||AA||(845) 331-6360||N/A|
|Utica 24 Hour Dist 9 Answering Service||Utica||AA||(315) 732-6880||N/A|
|Western New York Region NA||Western New York Region||NA||N/A||N/A|
|Western Queens Area NA||Western Queens Area (Astoria, Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx)||NA||(718) 962-6244||N/A|
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