Reality House, Inc.

8-13 Astoria Blvd. Astoria, N.Y. 11102

"Serving Our Veterans, Families and Communities"

  • HIV Treatment and Prevention
  • Rapid and Confidential HIV Testing
  • HIV Medical Management
  • HIV Pre and Post Counseling
  • HIV Education and Prevention
  • Combined Care for Substance Abusers who are also HIV positive
  • HIV/Aids Peer Institute and Peer Educators
  • Harm Reduction Technique
  • Partner Notification 
  • Bereavement Counseling

With the addition of Reality House, Inc's new Veterans' Community Residence, Reality House has developed a special track to focus on veterans issues. Currently we will focus on all veterans issues which will include individuals who have served in the military and experienced trauma via combat. Veterans services will consist of:

health and wellness

services


Reality House offers a wide variety of Substance Abuse Treatment & Counseling. We work with clients to set up treatment programs tailored to each client’s individual needs.

veteran services

  • Individual and group counseling to explore the ramifications of substance abuse associated with combat trauma
  • Identify Traumatic Brain Injury issues (TBI)
  • Identify Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Family Therapy
  • Employment and Housing Assistance
  • Vocational/Educational Assistance
  • Domestic Violence issues
  • Veterans Benefits and Entitlements

Criminal Justice Services

Reality House’s Criminal Justice/Outreach Program is a collaborative partnership between Reality House, Inc., the Criminal Justice System, and community based organizations. The program is designed to provide Substance Abuse treatment and Mental Health services, under close judicial supervision, to eligible felony offenders as an alternative to incarceration. DUI/DWI services also available on site. 



Re-socialization

Reality House assists clients towards this goal by engaging them in a variety of group activities to assist clients in achieving the necessary skills to effectively reintegrate into mainstream society. 

substance abuse treatment

  • Medically Supervised Out-Patient Program
  • Day and Evening Programs
  • Group and Individual Counseling
  • Mental Health Compliance Counseling
  • Relapse Prevention

Reality House has been offering HIV Treatment and Prevention services since 1985 through our Health, Wellness, and Prevention Unit. At Reality House, we strive to stay up to date with the latest HIV treatment and practices.

Supportive Services

Reality House offers a wide array of supportive services to complement the therapeutic services associated with our treatment programs.

  • Clothing Assistance
  • Legal advocates who know the system and work for you
  • Help with Social Security, Public Assistance, and Medicaid

relapse prevenTion

Reality House offers a wide variety of Relapse Prevention programs as part of its Substance Abuse Treatment & Counseling services. The major goals of Relapse Prevention are to maintain abstinence and lay the foundation for a lasting recovery. Education and counseling address attitudes and perceptions about relapse; early warning signs and relapse triggers; the need for improved coping skills to deal with addiction-related and other personal problems/stressors; and the need for personal change

violence prevenTion

You don’t need to suffer from violence. At Reality House, we facilitate intervention to stop abusive situations. Our staff of trained counselors will provide you with the resources necessary to seek help.

  • Anger management
  • Domestic Violence
  • Men’s and Women’s Groups
  • Family and Trauma Case Management