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MidHudson Regional Hospital
Turning Point

Inpatient Programs
241 North Road
Poughkeepsie, New York 12601

Outpatient Programs
201 South Avenue
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Alcohol and Drug Dependency

Alcohol and Drug Dependency Programs

Kyle Goldberg Turning Point Program at MidHudson Regional Hospital

Individualized, expert treatment for the chemically dependent

The Kyle Goldberg Turning Point Program at MidHudson Regional Hospital is a comprehensive not-for-profit chemical dependency treatment program in Dutchess County, New York.  Established in 1985, Turning Point provides inpatient medically managed detoxification from alcohol and all other types of substances as well as inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation and a variety of specialized intensive outpatient programs, outpatient counseling, and groups.  All services are licensed by the New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS).

The program provides a structure that will allow the individual to regain control of his or her environment by participating in daily activities and making positive decisions regarding the use of leisure time. The aim is to allow the patient to function with a measure of success that will result in a greater ability to take control and responsibility for daily living. 

Chemical dependency is a family disease.  Turning Point believes in outreach to families and supportive friends and co-workers.  We respond to the needs of affected children and address family dynamics that are associated with addictions.

As a full-care treatment center, we teach sobriety through hope, dignity and respect.  We focus on the whole person through physical, psychological and spiritual health and emphasize the need for support to live a full and healthy life.

• 10 medically monitored detoxification beds
• 50 inpatient rehab beds
• Day and evening outpatient, women’s intensive outpatient, and dual focus intensive outpatient
• Safe and supportive environment
• Detox managed with methadone
• Spirituality program
• Transportation available for rehab admissions
(weekday & weekend pick-ups)
• Medicaid and other insurance plans accepted
• Gender-specific therapy groups
• Anger management certification track
• Early recovery/relapse prevention tracks
• The highest integrity, quality, and success
• Licensed by the New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS) and accredited by DNV GL Healthcare

Where can I find an AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) or NA (Narcotics Anonymous) meeting?

Where can I learn more about addiction and recovery?

  • U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
  • NYS Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS)

The Turning Point Detoxification Unit is in an acute care hospital setting and provides a protected environment in which patients may safely withdraw from alcohol and other drugs, and begin to heal physically.

 Medical staff are prepared to manage all medical complications as patient safety is our primary concern.  We are skilled in the management of withdrawal from substances including alcohol, opiates and prescription pain medications, benzodiazepines and designer drugs.

The Turning Point Detoxification Unit utilizes a full range of pharmacologic agents to tailor treatment to the patient’s individual physiologic needs.

The counseling staff provides support, education and discharge planning for patients as they re-enter the community making appointments with and referrals to appropriate aftercare programs.

Contact Detox Services by calling:
800.724.9440 ext. 84430, or 845.483.5511
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., or
845.483.5514 after hours and on weekends.

Turning Point at MidHudson Regional Hospital is dedicated to providing hope and support to those individuals and their families whose lives have been affected by chemical dependency.  We enter into partnerships with our patients, staff and referents to provide the highest level of care through service, communication and clinical excellence.  Our goal is to facilitate the total recovery of the individual and family by teaching sobriety in the most effective and respectful manner possible.

The interdisciplinary treatment team at Turning Point consists of clinicians highly skilled in the field of chemical dependency and mental health treatment.  Therapeutic alliances are established early in order to facilitate effective treatment planning.  Patient and referent satisfaction surveys reveal that our patients consistently value the individualized treatment approach we provide.

Turning Point Outpatient Program 845.483.5512

We offer many programs.  Below is our Group Programs’ Meeting Schedule and Description.

All groups provide person-centered, trauma-informed counseling utilizing Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy skills. Please note, our group descriptions and schedules are fluid and address the specific goals and treatment needs of those attending the groups. Although you will join a specific group initially, after discussing your wishes during the assessment, you will have the opportunity to attend groups that are on other days.  Should you feel the need for additional support, please discuss your interests with your counselor and they will help you address your ongoing treatment needs.

All groups provide a safe and therapeutic environment that promotes and encourages patient exploration into the unique and personal experiences that have brought them to treatment. The group facilitator reviews group rules and confidentiality before each group session. 

Psychiatric evaluation and medication services are provided Monday through Friday by appointment.  

Recovery Skills 
Monday and Friday 
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Group description:  The Group will identify and explore the impact of using substances as well as identify stressors and how to alleviate stress in order to avoid usage.  Group members will develop individual treatment plans to develop coping skills to deepen their process of recovery.  Members will share their personal experiences and identify solutions to overcome barriers to recovery.

Friday’s Group will focus on preparation for the weekend to avoid high risk persons, places, and things, practice harm reductions, and avoid reoccurrences of usage.

10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. 

Group description: Dual Focus group works on how to achieve and maintain recovery while addressing mental health issues simultaneously. Harm reduction tools, strategies and MAT (“Medically Assisted Treatment”) are also addressed. The group works on addressing the life areas of housing, employment, legal issues, family and social relationships as well as community support. The group reviews safety planning and how to avoid crisis in order to maintain a stable and positive lifestyle.

Prevention Skills Group 
10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Group description: Prevention skills group is a dynamic, person-centered group, utilizing CBT, DBT, and music therapy to avoid reoccurrence of substance usage.

Evening Recovery Group – Telehealth Only
5:30 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.

Group description: The Evening Recovery group will address how to avoid substance reoccurrence by learning about one’s triggers and developing tools to avoid high-risk persons, places, and things.  The group will focus on individual group members’ struggles and achievements and will address specific issues in their lives, including family and social relationships, legal problems, vocational goals, etc.  We will strive towards addressing the individual life stressors of the members and provide ongoing support.  Harm reduction, MAT(“Medically Assisted Treatment”), and community resources will also be discussed.

Morning Group
9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Group description: Start your day off right with support from your peers!  Morning group provides group discussion re: substance use and the impacts of usage in all areas of your life.  Learn about recovery resources, and coping skills and explore what your triggers are in order to understand and learn the tools needed to avoid using.  Group members share their personal experiences and receive feedback from their peers.

Tools for Recovery Group
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Group description: Tools for Recovery group provides support for patients working towards sustained recovery. The group works together to develop individualized relapse prevention plans by exploring the different aspects of recovery across the group participants. The group discusses triggers, cravings, tools, supports, and long-term recovery goals. Challenges to recovery are also expressed including relapse, setbacks, coping, self-care, and support systems. The group also shares stories of accountability and gratitude to promote recovery.

Woman’s Outpatient Group
9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Group description:  Women’s group provides counseling that specifically addresses the needs of women’s recovery, including women’s physical and emotional health, relationships, family planning and family issues, health pregnancy, postpartum issues, and parenting.  Trauma-informed care is used to explore how trauma impacts the progression of SUDS (Substance Use Disorder) and how to develop a positive and stable mood by utilizing one’s strengths and assets to move ahead in one’s life.  Harm reduction, vocational counseling, and how to develop a healthy supportive network are also addressed.

Evening Women’s Group
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Group description: The Women’s Group will be tailored towards addressing the individual recovery needs presented by the women in our group. Examples of issues raised will include: harm reduction, health issues, parenting, holistic solutions, for depression and anxiety, trauma informed care and how to develop healthy relationships in one’s life to  support recovery. 

Mindfulness & Movement
9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Group description: Learning and using holistic tools to support recovery, meditation, yoga, guided imagery, relaxation exercises, music therapy, etc.

Licensed by the New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS) and accredited by DNV GL Healthcare

Medical staff are available 24 hours a day, seven days per week for evaluation for inpatient admission and treatment, either by walk-in or by phone contact.

Contact Detox Services by calling:
800.724.9440 ext. 84430, or 845.483.5511 Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., or 845.483.5514 after hours and on weekends.

Behavioral Health Community Liaison

For any general questions or concerns regarding Turning Point chemical dependency services, please contact the program liaison at 845.483.5000 ext. 13503.