Treatment & Recovery

Exponents provide Client Centered Drug Treatment and Prison Re-entry Services. Our inclusive environment welcomes people of every race, gender, age, and sexual orientation. The diversity of our participants also includes people at varying stages of recovery.

ARRIVE

ARRIVE is an eight-week education and counseling program, offered five times each year, to care for individuals and families affected by HIV, other chronic illnesses, and drug abuse. In a uniquely supportive, inspiring and educational environment, ARRIVE offers health education, relapse prevention, life-skills building, training, and support services that assist with recovery and build self-management skills for those with HIV, managing addiction, poverty, or housing instability.

Program Director: Dana Diamond, CASAC

Phone: 212-243-3434 ext. 325

ARRIVE Post Graduate Program (APGP)

ARRIVE Post Graduate Program is an eight-week program that provides additional group and individual sessions in the subject areas of HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, substance use/abuse, recovery, and smoking cessation. Like ARRIVE, the APGP applies a psycho-educational approach in a large group setting, small team breakdowns, support groups, and individual sessions. 

Program Director: Dana Diamond, CASAC

Phone: 212-243-3434 ext. 325

Clothing Closet

For our Clothing Closet, we accept donations from staff, volunteers, local thrift stores, and clothing companies. EXPONENTS provides clothing for those in need.

Program Director: Juan Jordan, CRPA

Contact Info: 212-243-3434 ext.330

Outpatient Chemical Dependence Treatment

Outpatient Chemical Dependence Treatment is a unique OASAS-licensed, medically-supervised outpatient program which employs EXPONENTS’ unique client-centered, strength-based approach to wellness. This program provides a stabilizing holistic atmosphere that enables our clients to deal with illness and stay in treatment. Intensive, non-intensive and LGBT-specific program tracks. Medication Assisted Treatment Services (MATS), utilization of RESET and RESET-O, and harm reduction via our internally development, “Third Way” initiative.

Assistant Program Director: Viola Varner, LSMW, CASAC

Phone: 212-243-3434 ext. 309

Email: vvarner@exponents.org

Project InFORM

Project Inform is our initiative service to assist young transgender individuals and gay men of Black/Latinx descent to prevent problematic substance use and HIV/Hepatitis C (re)infection. Activities include trauma-informed support, recovery coaching by certified clinicians and drug/alcohol-free socialization events. Referrals to our incentivized peer training program, drug treatment, HIV/HCV testing, linkage to care and navigation to PrEP/nPEP upon request. Kiki Lounge provide space provisions to NYC based Kiki houses for meetings and practice.

Program Coordinator: Leta Carlyle, CASAC

Contact Info: 212-243-3434 ext. 335

Peer Recovery Support

Peer Recovery Support Services are an integral part of EXPONENTS’ Judith Loeb Chiara Recovery & Wellness Center. Certified peers (including some Exponents’ program graduates) provide mentoring circles and create a co-learning environment for those individuals new to the process of recovery. Recovery-oriented socialization activities and services are provided daily. Workforce development opportunities in the addiction fields are also available to program participants.

Program Director: Juan Jordan, CRPA

Phone: 212-243-3434 ext. 330

Recovery Coach Services

Recovery Coaching is conducted for participants of the Judith Loeb Chiara Recovery & Wellness Center by OASAS-credentialed staff. Recovery plans are developed in partnership with the participant, and through weekly recovery coaching sessions, progress is monitored and resolution of challenges is brainstormed.

Program Director: Juan Jordan, CRPA

Phone: 212-243-3434 ext. 330

Email:jjordan@exponents.org

Feeding Our Family

Our Feeding Our Family program is partially supported through a grant from Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, this initiative ensures that all participants receiving services are provided with a nutritional snack as well as pre-packaged meals for those participants who reside in shelters, residential treatment programs or single-room-occupancy dwellings.

Program Director: Juan Jordan, CRPA

Phone: 212-243-3434 ext. 330

HIV & Hepatitis C Testing

Our HIV & Hepatitis C Testing program works with certified testers who provide 4th generation HIV testing in-house and via its mobile unit which travels to neighborhoods in Central Brooklyn, Chelsea, Northern Manhattan, and the South Bronx. We also utilize the Oraquick Rapid HCV screening to provide this activity, particularly to ‘baby-boomers’ and current/former injection drug users (IDU).

Program Director: Juan Jordan, CRPA

Contact Info: 212-243-3434 ext.330

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