Types of Treatment


Treatment takes place in a community program setting. Patients do not stay overnight


Treatment takes place in a residential, hospital, or treatment facility. Patient stays overnight for an extended period of time

Recovery/Resource Centers

Centers where a person can get information on many types of treatment, recovery and support options including peer support

Support Groups

Groups that do not provide licensed treatment but can offer support

Crisis Hotline

A phone number an individual can call, usually 24/7, when there is a mental health or substance use emergency

Peer Services

Persons with personal experience specially trained to work with people


Programs help remove substances from your body with the help of licensed medical professionals. This could happen in an inpatient or outpatient setting

Respite Services

Short-term relief to people who are caring for family members who might need more support outside of the home. There are different models for providing respite care depending on how much support is needed

Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)

Treatment approach for substance use disorders using medications given by a medical professional

About TYSA

The TYSA coalition is a data-driven collaboration aimed at leveraging the power of collective impact to improve behavioral health outcomes for Staten Island’s youth. Through the lens of equity and inclusion, this project seeks to drive major improvements in youth substance use and mental health prevention, treatment, and recovery on Staten Island. TYSA seeks to:

  • Engage diverse communities and constituencies, inclusive of lived experience, race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, ability status and all of the other rich diversity on Staten Island
  • Achieve major gains, not minor improvements
  • Use clear metrics, at the youth, organization, and system-levels
  • Support the success of partner implementers
  • Align and improve efforts to achieve greater collective impact
  • Avoid reinventing the wheel or duplicating existing existing programs
  • Identify and address disparities
  • Identify root causes such as adverse childhood experiences, and support community level change
  • Create a culture of equity in systems and partnerships

Contact TYSA

444 St. Marks Place, 3FL
Staten Island, NY 10301

(718) 226-0258