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

Tackling Youth Substance Abuse (TYSA) is a coalition of people and organizations who have come together with a mission to decrease youth and young adult substance misuse on Staten Island. The coalition focuses all of its members on using their resources to help one another, and the whole community, combat substance misuse.

Contact TYSA

444 St. Marks Place
3rd Floor
Staten Island, NY 10301

Main Line:
(718) 226-0258

For Media Inquiries:
(718) 226-0258

TYSA is a Proud Member