WHEN DRUGS AND ALCOHOL BECOME A PROBLEM

Most drug addictions start with casual or social use of a drug. For some people, using the drug becomes a habit, and its use becomes more and more frequent. As time passes, you may need larger doses of the drug to get high. Soon you may need the drug just to feel good. As your drug use increases, you may find that it becomes increasingly difficult to go without the drug. Stopping may cause intense cravings and make you feel physically ill. (more here)

WHY NYCATS

New York Center for Addiction Treatment Services (NYCATS) has been committed to treating addiction and chemical dependency in our community for the past thirty years. (more here)

OUR SERVICES

    • About Substance Abuse
    • Alcohol Addiction
    • Mental Illness
    • Addiction Recovery

    RESOURCES

  • Beating addiction and starting on the path of recovery takes a team. At NYCATS we have the expertise and skills to lead that team, providing direct therapeutic care while utilizing the many resources available to individuals suffering from addiction. From mental health to housing to medical care to job training, NYCATS has the connections to rebuild lives. There is also a wealth of information available through agencies whose missions we support. When confronting addiction, knowledge is power, and our resources page is a good place to begin.
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    LATEST NEWS

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