Substance Abuse Treatment Program
County Correctional Center
E, Room 1
Meadow, NY 11554
What is the Substance Abuse Treatment
The Substance Abuse Treatment Program, in cooperation
with the Sheriff’s Department, operates three maximum
security programs for 150 inmates (120 males and 30 females)
with substance abuse and alcohol problems. Participation
in this program is voluntary and inmates may apply
to the program by writing a letter to the Chemical
Dependency Office, Building E, Room 1.
What services will I receive?
The Substance Abuse Treatment Program provides individual
and small group counseling, vocational rehabilitation,
chemical dependency education, HIV/AIDS testing and
education, and self-help meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous,
Narcotics Anonymous and Gamblers Anonymous. Treatment
and self-help meetings are available daily. Counselors
and inmates participate together in post-incarceration
and pre-sentencing treatment planning. The program
also provides a chemical dependency curriculum which
focuses on written participation from the inmates and
Re-entry Inmate Program
Most of the men and women in the substance abuse treatment
dormitories reenter the community after a lengthy incarceration. Counseling
for these inmates focuses on reentry transition, vocational
rehabilitation, and post-incarceration treatment placement.
Commitment to Change – Criminal
Thinking Inmate Program
Many of the men and women in the substance abuse
treatment dormitories are sentenced to state and
federal prison time. Counselors for these inmates, with the utilization
of a “Commitment to Change - Criminal Thinking” video
series, focus on behavioral change and the transition
to prison life. Counselors advocate for placement
of inmates placement in substance and alcohol abuse treatment
when they transfer from the jail to a prison.
Is there a fee for this program?
is no fee for participating in this program.