Alcohol and Chemical Dependency Treatment
Alcoholism and chemical dependency are chronic and progressive illnesses that affect people of all ages physically, mentally, socially and spiritually.
Orange Regional Medical Center's Substance Abuse Treatment Program, formally known as the Horton Family Program for Alcoholism & Chemical Dependency, our multidisciplinary team brings years of experience, coupled with a deep sense of compassion and commitment. We deliver care to individuals and families suffering from alcohol and substance abuse.
Our clinical staff includes:
- Licensed Clinical Social Workers
- Credentialed Alcohol & Substance Abuse Counselors
- Licensed Mental Health Counselors
- Substance Abuse Assessment and Treatment Recommendation
- Individual Counseling
- Group Therapy
- Intensive Outpatient Services
- Case Management
- Individualize Treatment Development and Planning
Together, our staff can assist with restoring health and dignity to individuals and families suffering from alcoholism and substance abuse. Our team also has long-standing professional relationships with other community providers, allowing us to easily facilitate referrals as needed.
Orange Regional Medical Center has guided thousands of patients and their families in successfully overcoming alcohol and chemical dependency, which has helped to positively restore quality of life and family relationships.
Our goal is to provide exceptional healthcare in a compassionate environment, while promoting the comfort, privacy and dignity of each individual.
The Orange Regional Medical Center Substance Abuse Treatment Program is licensed by the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) and is fully-accredited by The Joint Commission.
Our Programs and Services
The Orange Regional Medical Center Family Program for Alcoholism & Chemical Dependency offers day and evening comprehensive services and treatment programs designed to meet the special needs of patients and their families.
Comprehensive Alcohol/Substance Abuse Evaluations
We accept evaluation referrals from the court system, probation and parole, employers, Partners in Safety, Vocational & Educational Services through Access-VR, physicians, schools, inpatient rehabilitation facilities, self-referred and family members.
Co-Ed Adult Intensive Treatment
Group counseling and education for men and women who are struggling with alcohol and/or substance abuse. These groups meet three times per week.
Men’s Adult Relapse Prevention Treatment
Group counseling for men who require a less intensive level of treatment, the focus is on practicing coping skills such as anger management, coping with relapse triggers, creating a personal relapse prevention plan, obtaining a sober network of peers for support, and discussion of gender-specific issues. This group meets once per week.
Education Group for DWI, DUI & DMV Referrals
Group education and discussion for men and women. Patients will learn about alcohol and substance use/misuse including the impact on self and family. This group meets once per week.
Co-occurring Disorders Treatment
Group counseling for men and women coping with substance abuse and mental health issues. This group meets one time per week.
Co-Ed Health & Wellness Relapse Prevention
Group counseling for men and women who require a less intensive level of treatment. Patients will learn recovery strategies and skills geared towards maintaining optimal physical, emotional and spiritual health. This group meets once per week.
Co-Ed Adult Relapse Prevention Treatment
Group counseling for men and women who require a less intensive level of treatment. Patients will gain relapse prevention skills to enhance recovery efforts to become sober. Theses groups meet one to two times per week.
One on one meeting with a case manager to monitor patient progress and create person-centered treatment goals and discharge planning.
Women’s Adult Relapse Prevention Treatment
Group counseling for women who require a less intensive level of treatment, the focus is on coping with relapse triggers, emotional regulation, creating a personal relapse prevention plan, obtaining a sober network of peers for support and discussion of gender-specific issues. This group meets once per week.
Adolescent Family Group Treatment
Group counseling for adolescent patients and their parents or guardians. Patients and family members will participate in discussions regarding the impact of alcohol and substance abuse. This group meets once per week.
Adolescent Relapse Prevention Treatment
Group counseling and education for adolescents who are struggling with alcohol and/or substance abuse. Members will learn about addiction/alcoholism, focusing on self, stress reduction, problem-solving skills, dealing with peer pressure and family issues. This group meets once per week.
MEET OUR TEAM
- Cesar Rojas,
Psychiatry Department Chairman
Cesar Rojas MD earned his doctorate of Medicine and attended his residency in Neurology at Universidad Nacional Mayor De San Marcos (Peru). He also attended a residency in Psychiatry at Lincoln Medical & Mental Health Center. At New York and Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell Campus he conducted his Geriatric Fellowship, Psychiatry.
- Ulrick Vieux,
Psychiatry Residency Program Director
Ulrick Vieux DO, MS is the Psychiatry Residency Program Director/ Acting Chief of the Orange Regional Behavioral and Mental Health Counseling Services. Dr. Vieux completed his undergraduate degree at Cornell University, master's degree at Columbia University-College of Physicians and Surgeons and his medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed a family medicine residency at New York Medical College (Brooklyn-Queens campus) and psychiatry-child and adolescent psychiatry at St.Luke's and Roosevelt Hospital Center.
- Allison Sullivan,
Alison Sullivan, MD is our Child-Adolescent Director. She earned her doctorate in medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and attended a residency in Psychiatry as well as Pediatrics and her Child-Adolescent Fellowship, Psychiatry at Mount Sinai School of Medicine (New York).
- Richard Wang,
Psychiatry Inpatient Director
Richard Wang, MD is our Psychiatry Inpatient Director. Dr. Wang is Board-certified in Psychiatry. He earned his medical degress from New York University Medical School and completed his residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center and a fellowship at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
- Nancy Famby,
Nursing Director, Inpatient Behavioral Health
- Beth Sciortino Skelly,
Outpatient Behavioral Health
- Sharon Geidel,
Behavioral Health Unit
- Manouchehr Lavian,
- Dan Giurca,
Dan Giurca, MD is our Consultation-Liaison Director. He earned his doctorate in Medicine from Carol Davila University of Medicine & Pharmacy and attended a Residency, Psychiatry at Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center and Child-Adolescent Fellowship, Psychiatry at Westchester Medical Center - C & A Psychiatry.
Read Dr. Giurca's authored piece entitled, Decreasing suicide risk with math
- Balveen (Biba) Singh,
Psychiatry Emergency Room Attending
Balveen Singh, DO is our Psychiatry Emergency Room Attending and Touro Clerkship Director, Psychiatry. She earned her doctorate of medicine from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine (Old Westbury) and attended an internship at St. Vincent's Midtown Hospital (New York) and a Residency, Psychiatry at Richmond University Medical Center.
- Nambi Salgunan,
- Rose Lindsay,
- Brigitte Gordon,
- Quazi S Al-Tariq, MD,