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Brooklyn Court Ordered Treatment for Substance Use

Drug and alcohol arrests are among the most widespread of all criminal cases in Brooklyn and rest of New York City. New York state spends millions to detect and bring to court New Yorkers suspected of all types of substance related charges. At the same time, NYC and state invest five times that amount to get people like you help. In fact, our specialized substance abuse programs in Brooklyn are a part of this system. At Seeking Counseling in Bay Ridge, our addiction treatment professionals effectively treat and help Brooklyn residents to overcome addiction while assisting them to get the second chance they deserve. We are proud to be a part of New York’s treatment and addiction education programs to help people heal and recover from substance use. To learn more, call us today at 718.833.3320.

New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS)

New York has one of the nation's biggest addiction service systems. Commonly known as OASAS, the program supports over 300,000 New Yorkers experiencing substance abuse. This includes Brooklyn outpatient addiction treatment centers like ours in Bay Ridge. The NY state funded addiction treatment system provides end-to-end support including prevention, education, medical detox, inpatient rehab, outpatient programs, and continuing care, This large budget commitment demonstrates New York’s resolve to assist people to get substance abuse help they need before resorting to painful legal consequences. Seek Counseling is a certified OASAS treatment center in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. We accept most major health insurance plans including Empire BCBS and New York Medicaid. We also offer sliding-scale payment options based on your income.

Brooklyn Driving While Intoxicated Treatment Court (BDWI)

The BDWI Treatment Court was creäted to give alcohol and drug defendants charged with felony DWI a chance to join in court supervised addiction treatment. Successful accomplishment of the BDWI Court programs results in a decreased criminal penalty. In many cases, charges are even dismissed or nollied. It’s very similar to diversion court for first time misdemeanor offenders who make a mistake.

BDWI Court participants are required to wear alcohol monitoring bracelets for the first 90 days of their treatment obligation. Depending on substance abuse treatment progress, the court has the discretion to increase use of monitoring or eliminate it.  

Strict adherence to program responsibilities is the best recipe for a positive outcome. And Seek Counseling in Brooklyn will help you recover from substance use while advocating on your behalf to the BDWI court. We understand you may be scared as there is lot to handle including legal counsel. Rest assured, our Brooklyn outpatient rehab will work collaboratively with all stakeholders to restore your life, health, and wellbeing.

Brooklyn Treatment Court Classes at Seek Counseling

The Brooklyn Treatment Court offers substance abuse treatment as an alternative to incarceration for individuals with a substance use disorder, arrested in Brooklyn and charged with a nonviolent felony and/or misdemeanor offense. The Brooklyn Treatment Court developed out of the reality that criminal behavior in people with a substance use problem typically occur from need to support a drug dependency, not pre-meditated criminal intent.

The Brooklyn Treatment Court’s goal is to improve the lives of Brooklyn residents experiencing substance abuse and drug-related crimes. Over the years, the Brooklyn Treatment Court has expanded its services to help specialized populations through dedicated tracks like co-occurring disorders. If you’re required to attend Brooklyn Treatment Court classes, you can enroll and complete them at our local Bay Ridge outpatient program on 77th Street.

Court Ordered Treatment Services in Brooklyn

  • Patient Advocacy
  • Certified Court-Mandated Classes
  • Court Progress Reports
  • Medication Assisted Treatment
  • Certified Toxicology Assessments
  • Comprehensive Behavioral Therapy
  • Mental Health Evaluations
  • Case Management Services

Each Drug Court or DWI Court judge will make all judgments regarding to participation in the Drug Court Program with input from the following stakeholders:

  • Brooklyn Court Judge
  • Defense Attorney
  • District Attorney
  • Court Coordinator / Case Manager
  • Addiction Treatment Provider
  • Probation Services

Get Court Ordered Treatment Today

Recovery from addiction starts the moment you decide to stop and you reach out for help. Everyday counts, so if you can’t stop drinking or using or legal consequences, Our Brooklyn rehab programs can help you get back to a health and happiness.

Reach out to our team at 718.833.3320 to learn more about our Brooklyn court ordered treatment programs.

Brooklyn Addiction Treatment
Center in Bay Ridge

We Accept NY Medicaid & Most Major Health Insurance