Nestled in the Adirondack Mountains, St. Joseph’s addiction treatment centers promote healing and recovery for chemically dependent individuals throughout New York State. As a leader in addiction treatment services since 1971, we understand the importance of personal and professional growth. We continuously strive to advance and expand our program offerings, incorporating progressive therapies with evidence-based practices.
St. Joseph’s offers premier treatment services with a commitment to providing professional, effective and comprehensive care. Our experienced staff is dedicated to helping those who suffer from addiction and our belief in the spiritual nature, inherent dignity and fundamental worth of each individual contributes to the success of our clinical approach.
Program innovation and evolution, responsiveness to the changing needs of our clients and continuous quality improvements continue to be the hallmarks of our professional efforts and distinguish us from other treatment centers. St. Joseph’s mission and philosophy drive us to create a future that will support and enhance our standards of excellence and positive treatment outcomes and longstanding standard of excellence .
ABOUT ST. JOSEPH’S ADDICTION TREATMENT & RECOVERY CENTER
St. Joseph’s Addiction Treatment & Recovery Center provides a continuum of care to adult men and women. Nestled in New York’s Adirondack Mountains, St. Joseph offers residential treatment and aftercare services, though detoxification is not available on-site.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Upon admission, multidisciplinary treatment team is assigned to the client. A comprehensive biopsychosocial evaluation is completed within three days. Length of stay varies, but clients stay an average of 90 days.
St. Joseph combines evidence-based practices with holistic activities. Clients will be engaged in medication-management, 12-step meetings, and spiritual groups. Clients will attend individual and group counseling that focus on anger management, relapse prevention, and conflict resolution.
Holistic offerings include yoga, aerobics, arts and crafts, and hiking. Educational lectures on addiction, self-esteem, relapse prevention, and related issues are held often. For those interested, pastoral care focused on forgiveness, spirituality, and grief issues is available.
A family program is offered to loved ones. Aftercare is available for residents.
St. Joseph provides services for adolescents and veterans in addition to adults at six outpatient facilities it operates.
St. Joseph’s employs 139 employees throughout the inpatient and outpatient facilities.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
Residential treatment is co-ed and clients can take advantage of St. Joseph’s location by hiking, walking, and snowshoeing. Additionally, the facility provides yoga and other holistic activities.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
Alumni surveyed by Best-rehabs.com are mostly positive, with alumni praising staff and the facility’s overall treatment curriculum. Many noted success with the facility’s long-term program. Patrick praised: “Long term (at least 3 months) was also necessary for me to have any real change. 28 days is a great start but not nearly enough.”
Alum E.C. told Best-rehabs.com: “St. Joes was by far the best program I’ve ever seen. I relapsed afterwards but I carry the tools that I learned there in my recovery now. I would send my son or daughter there if they were in need of treatment.”
St. Joseph recived negative commentary by two alumni. Lisa noted problems with communicating with staff and would not recommend treatment at the facility. P.M.H. called the center “worse than jail.”
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
More than 10 loved ones gave positive feedback to Best-rehabs.com, with loved ones complimenting staff and the overall cleanliness of the facility. Patrick called the facility “1st rate at helping the family understand addictions and how to effectively deal with it.” Noreen praised St. Joseph’s program: “They have an excellent family weekend which is very intense …it’s a very good part of the program.”
WHAT STAFF SAY
One anonymous staffer gave lukewarm feedback to Best-rehabs.com at this time of writing. “It is a good treatment program and does an adequate job, while not being overly expensive…this one does good work with the resources it has,” they wrote.
Two employees gave St. Joseph 4.1 out of five stars on Glassdoor. 
St. Joseph’s accepts most private insurance plans.