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Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation

322 8th Avenue 12th Floor, New York City, New York, 10001
Hazelden helps restore hope, healing, and health to people affected by addiction to alcohol and other drugs. All who seek recovery will find it, and the stigma of addiction will be overcome. Treat the whole person as well as the illness. Treat every person with dignity and respect. Continue a commitment to the Twelve Step fellowship. Be of service. Remain open to innovation.

Facility Highlights

  • Located in the heart of Manhattan with easy access to public transportation
  • Use of evidence-based treatment methods
  • Access to recovery resources to support patients after discharge


  • Aftercare Support

    Addiction recovery does not end with discharge after completing a rehab program. Facilities that offer aftercare planning and/or support work with patients to ensure sustainable recovery by helping to plan and make arrangements for transitional or sober living, help with housing, vocational counseling, etc.
  • Individual Therapy

    This term describes one-on-one therapy, in which a patient and trained counselor, social worker, psychologist or psychiatrist meets privately with a patient to discuss challenges related to lifestyle, work, family and romantic relationships that may have contributed to the development of an addiction.

Facility Settings

  • Average Location/Amenities

Meet the Staff

  • Kimberly Hoppes
    Kimberly HoppesClinical Director
    Kimberly Hoppes, PsyD, received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology at Rutgers University in 1988. Prior to joining Hazelden as the clinical director, she was a clinical assistant professor in Psychiatry at Mount Sinai Medical Center and the clinical director of the Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Treatment Program. In response to the specific challenges of dually-diagnosed patients, she has specialized in applying a mindfulness-based treatment protocol in her clinical work with addicted clients. This work has been published in an international neuropsychiatric journal and was presented at the Society for the Study of Addiction Annual Symposium in the United Kingdom.

Financial Details

  • Less than 60%

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Founded in 1949 in Minnesota, the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation operates 17 treatment facilities across nine states. A center in New York City, based in the Chelsea neighborhood, offers outpatient-based treatment for adults struggling with chemical dependency, as well as co-occurring mental health disorders. Medical detox services are not available on-site.


Upon admission, clients undergo an initial assessment for clinicians to design an individualized treatment plan. Programming blends the 12-step model of recovery with evidence-based practices, including dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT).

The intensive outpatient program (IOP) typically lasts eight weeks and comprises group therapy, which teaches the first three steps of the 12-step method. Some programming is organized in gender-specific groups. The facility also provides specialized group counseling sessions and workshops that help clients develop basic recovery skills, regulate emotions, recognize triggers, improve impulse control, challenge unrealistic thoughts, and tolerate distress. Hazelden also utilizes individual therapy.

Following the IOP, clients may participate in an extended outpatient program, which meets once or twice weekly for an agreed upon 12-week minimum commitment. Sessions provide individualized support, reinforce cognitive behavioral therapy and dialectical behavioral therapy concepts, help clients continue to develop sober living skills, and gain support from others in recovery.

Family members are encouraged to participate in treatment, and a free family workshop series is held every Tuesday at 5:45 p.m. at Hazelden's nearby facility in Tribeca, which also offers a structured sober living community.


Within New York State, Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is among 27.7 percent of substance abuse treatment facilities accredited by The Joint Commission. The treatment team includes psychologists, licensed mental health counselors, master’s level social workers, and credentialed alcohol and substance abuse counselors.


Located on the west side of Manhattan, the Chelsea facility is convenient to subway and bus lines. The rehab is open Monday through Thursday for afternoon and evening appointments.


Three alumni polled by Rehabs.com at the time of this writing offered positive feedback about Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation N.Y., awarding perfect five stars for the likelihood they'd recommend the facility. The reviewers held the staff in high esteem and considered it a strength, along with the counseling options and family participation, offering four or five-star ratings for these metrics.

"Amazing sense of community. The faculty is amazing and so supportive," alum L.T. shared in a representative review. One anonymous alum cited "discretion" as a weakness of the facility.


The 15 loved ones polled by Rehabs.com at the time of this writing submitted highly favorable opinions about most aspects of the facility, praising the facility's counseling options, the staff's level of experience and training, and likelihood they'd recommend the facility.

Family Participation: 4.5/5
Counseling Options: 4.1/5
Staff Experience and Training: 4.2/5

Reviewers praised the staff, using terms to describe them such as “wonderful,” “caring,” “top shelf,” and “very hands on.” They appreciated the excellent service, modern facility, and treatment approach. In a representative review, a loved one wrote:: “Excellent service with a dedicated staff. The facility has a variety of resources to help their patients.” Another anonymous loved one added: "Broke my family members addiction with great follow up."


The facility is, in its words, “insurance friendly” and accepts a range of private health plans, but not Medicare or Medicaid. Patients may be eligible for no-interest or low-interest rate loans to finance treatment. Individuals polled on the matter generally approved of the facility's cost.

Affordability: 3.7/5

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