ABOUT SHALOM JEWISH RECOVERY INSTITUTE
Operating two facilities, one in N.Y.C.'s Manhattan and one on Long Beach, N.Y., Shalom Jewish Recovery Institute offers a highly personalized, luxury residential treatment program for Jewish individuals struggling with chemical dependency, as well as co-occurring mental health concerns. The residential program is fully kosher and rabbinically-endorsed. The institute does provide medically monitored detoxification services.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Upon admission, clients may participate in an initial substance abuse and psychiatric assessment to help clinicians form a completely individualized program curriculum. Unique to Shalom Jewish Recovery Institute, the facility's residential programming is provided solely on a one-on-one basis with clinicians, ensuring the unique needs of each client is attentively addressed. Depending on the clients needs, the residential program may last for 30, 60 or 90 days.
According to reliable secondary news sources, Shalom Jewish Recovery Institute's programming blends evidence-based treatment methods, experiential therapies and activities, and a 12-step model of recovery that incorporates Torah values and philosophy into the 12-step process. The facility also provides a comprehensive family program for loved ones.
During the residential program, clients participate in one-on-one therapy and individual educational sessions with clinicians. Along with addressing the underlying factors that may contribute to addictive behavior, these one-on-one sessions may address coping skill techniques, anger management, and relapse prevention, depending the client's unique needs. In addition, the resident may receive individual workshops on the 12-step process and how Judaism can be integrated into the fellowship's philosophies and practices.
Shalom Jewish Recovery Institute considers experiential activities as crucial to treatment, and the activities reflect the facility's commitment to ultra-luxe treatment. During the residential program, clients regularly dine at fine Manhattan restaurants, attend operas at the Met, explore art galleries, and visit New York City museums. In addition, clients volunteer at area soup kitchens. Once a resident completes the residential program, the facility provides ongoing aftercare services, which includes an at-home outpatient program.
Each client of Shalom Jewish Recovery Institute is assigned at eight-person treatment team, which consists of licensed social workers and substance abuse counselors. Consulting physicians may provide detoxification services. Unique to the facility, the institute provides a staff-to-client ratio of 8:1.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
Shalom Jewish Recovery Institute provides their clientele with luxury accommodations and amenities, as well as absolute privacy. Clients residing in the Manhattan facility, which is located in Central Park West, stay in a private, 1500-square-foot suite overlooking Central Park and the NYC skyline. To ensure privacy, clients enjoy private elevators and entrances and do not encounter any other client during treatment. In addition, residents have access to a salt water pool and spa. The Long Beach facility offers similar accommodations and amenities, as well as ocean views. Combined, both locations can accommodate up to 15 clients.
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
The two loved ones polled by Rehabs.com at the time of this writing offers polarized opinions of the facility. Loved one R.V. was generally pessimistic about the facility. "Seems like the owner of this "business" is a fraud," R.V. wrote. However, P.L., a parent of a client, strongly disagreed, praising the facility's treatment effectiveness, its aftercare, the dedication of staff, and the facility's highly attentive programming.
There is currently no information provided on the facility's website regarding its costs.
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