Substance Abuse Services

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BAC’s Substance Abuse Services offer practical strategies for reducing drug-related harm.

Harm Reduction Services

The BAC Harm Reduction Relapse Prevention Program is designed for HIV-positive individuals with past or present substance abuse issues. Treatment focuses on Substance Abuse Education, Relapse Prevention, Stress Management, Nutritional Counseling, Evidence Based Interventions (Seeking Safety and Healthy Living Project), PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylactics), PEP (Post Exposure Prophylactics) Counseling and Referral, and Auricular Acupuncture.

Contact: (347) 505-5166 or (347) 505-5172

First Steps

First Steps is an Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) licensed intensive outpatient treatment program. It offers an integrated client-centered substance abuse treatment model with a psychodynamic rehabilitation approach that provides comprehensive assessment, engagement, education, and counseling services during daytime, evening and Saturday hours. This is provided over the course of a six month period.

Phase I: Clients come to one session (group or individual sessions) every day for 5-6 days a week
Phase 2: Clients come to one session (group or individual sessions) everyday for 3-4 days a week
Phase 3: Clients come to one session (group or individual sessions) everyday for 1-2 days a week

Location: 2261 Church Avenue, 1st floor Blue door
Clinic Hours:
Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday 8am-8pm
Friday 9am-5pm
Saturday 10am-3pm
For Admissions Call: (347) 505-5119

Wellness Together

BAC received funding from Substance Abuse Mental health Services Administration to integrate/co-locate HIV Primary care in a behavioral health clinics

The health and wellnes program initiative at Bridging Access to CareThe Wellness Together Program offers integrated HIV medical care for individuals who are in need of substance abuse treatment. The goal of this program is to increase the access of integrated care and improve the health status of program participants. Primary Care is provided by Brooklyn Hospitals Path Center. Individuals are assigned a Medical Care Case Manager who acts as a liaison between medical providers and behavioral health staff members to ensure that individuals are meeting their goals as they progress though the program. Recovery services are offered to all participants. Rapid HIV and Hepatitis C testing are provided on site to any interested client.

Contingency Management is used within this program. As an individual works through the program, they are given $10 gift cards. This technique increases client engagement and retention in the services.
To make a referral please call: (347)-505-5184.