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Islip, New York

Islip, New York, in Suffolk county, is 4 miles SE of Brentwood, New York (center to center) and 40 miles E of New York, New York. Part of the surrounding Nassau - Suffolk metro area, the town is not an isolated town. Islip is home to some 20,575 residents.

The People and Families of Islip

In Islip, about 56% of adults are married. At the risk of over-generalizing, you could say that Islip tends toward large families and full houses.

Wealth and Education

In 2000, Islip had a median family income of $72,361.

Political Inclinations

George W. Bush was the top money-getter ($21,375) among 2004 Presidential candidates in Islip. The Republican party stood out in its ability to raise compaign money in the town.

Islip Housing

According to the 2000 census, 74% of the housing in Islip was owner-occupied.

Commuting

In Islip, 87% of commuters drive to work.

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPop.Median Family
Income (2000)
Islip20,575$72,361
Bay Shore23,852$60,046
Brightwaters3,248$102,986
East Islip14,078$77,593
Islip Terrace5,641$69,389
North Bay Shore14,992$55,819
Oakdale8,075$88,162

High Points

Islip strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New York):

CategoryTrophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 9%Islip Public Transportation Use
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 17%Islip Median Family Income


The listings in Islip, New York and surrounding areas provide the following services:

(14) Outpatient
(8) Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders
(4) Persons with HIV/AIDS
(3) Gay and Lesbian
(5) Females
(4) Males
(6) Clients With Legal Issues
(1) Halfway House
(4) Residential Care Long-term 30 to 90 Days Treatment
(8) Teens and Adolescents
(2) American Sign Language
(8) Spanish Speaking
(4) Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
(8) Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders
(3) Drug/Alcohol Detoxification
(2) Methadone Detoxification
(1) Hospital Inpatient
(2) Women That Are Pregnant or Postpartum
(1) Residential Beds for Children
(1) Short term Residential Care 30 Days or Less
(3) Methadone Maintenance
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If you or a loved one in Islip is currently struggling with a drug or alcohol abuse problem, you do not have to face this dilemma on your own. Our compassionate staff can help to take the guesswork out of finding the best Alcohol Rehab or Drug Rehabilitation Program that will be perfectly suited to your personal needs and preferences. Why should you or anyone in Islip try to handle this on your own, when professional help is so readily available? We have helped many people in Islip, New York to take the first step towards being free from their drug or alcohol addiction, and they are now living successful lives within their community.

A Drug Rehab or Alcohol Treatment Facility can help an individual from Islip, NY. that has suffered with a drug and alcohol addiction to make the changes needed to have the ability to live their life drug-free. Drug or alcohol rehab treatment works by first helping the individual from Islip, New York to recognize the existence of a problem and to overcome the irrational thinking that is so commonly associated with a drug or alcohol addiction. An Alcohol Rehab or Drug Rehabilitation Center will encourage the individual from Islip to take full responsibility for their drug or alcohol addiction and will reinforce this knowledge in the recovering addict and help them to see that they are responsible for maintaining their sobriety once they complete the treatment process and return home. This gives the recovering addict from Islip, New York the power over their drug or alcohol addiction and the ability to know they can make their own individual choices.

There are so many types of Alcohol Rehab or Drug Rehabilitation Centers in and around Islip, that may include Outpatient Drug Rehab Programs, Short-term Drug Rehab Programs, Long-term Drug Rehab Programs, Inpatient Drug Rehab Centers, non-traditional, religious-based, or holistic treatment. A factor that may influence an individual from Islip in their choice of treatment options could be due to the fact that they may have already tried a particular Alcohol Treatment or Drug Rehabilitation Facility and failed. Various other factors can limit an individual to a specific type of drug or alcohol addiction treatment due to specific situations, and other times the individual from Islip can be open to all of the different available options.

The main objective in all of the different types of Alcohol Rehab or Drug Rehabilitation Facilities should be to be able to motivate the individual from Islip, NY. to achieve a state of long term abstinence. Additionally, a quality Islip Drug Treatment or Alcohol Rehab Program will have to address all of the aspects of an addiction, including behavioral and social symptoms, and the physical and psychological symptoms that are commonly linked to a drug or alcohol addiction.

The physical aspects of a drug or alcohol addiction are addressed in the detox portion of the Islip, New York treatment program; a quality Drug Rehabilitation or Alcohol Treatment Center will be able to support the individual during the detoxification process and can help the individual to be more comfortable during this difficult process. Drug withdrawal symptoms will occur because the brain has adapted to the presence of the substance; after a period of time; thus the individual will now have to use more of the drug in order to produce the same effects. It is at this point, that the individual from Islip, NY. has developed a tolerance to the drugs that they have been taking, whether it is tranquilizers, cocaine, marijuana, and alcohol, or a combination of these substances. Withdrawal symptoms associated with some illicit drugs such as heroin can often produce withdrawal symptoms that may be severe and prolonged.

An effective Drug Rehab or Alcohol Treatment Program in Islip, New York will specifically target the psychological issues that are related to the drug or alcohol abuse. The Islip, NY. Alcohol Rehabilitation or Drug Treatment Center may incorporate treatment techniques such as counseling and relapse prevention courses. The combination of all these, along with helping the former addict to recognize and cope with familiar drug triggers, can help the individual to finally get to the root of the drug or alcohol addiction; this will provide the individual from Islip with the best chance of being able to get sober and to remain that way.

As the individual from Islip, NY. becomes educated about the addiction process; they will begin to understand that they did not have a chance to stop using drugs or alcohol without receiving professional help. They will learn about the effects of drug and alcohol abuse on the functions of the brain and come to understand that their not being able to stop using drug was not due to weakness, but instead their body's chemical response to the chronic chemical abuse that was encountered.

Reach out for professional help so that you or someone that you care about in Islip that has a substance abuse problem can finally be free from the prison of addiction.

Getting Help

Getting help is the easy part, as we are right here to guide you through the process; just dial toll free 1-888-560-5563; you can have a free consultation with a registered addiction specialist, or just fill out the Islip,New York Alcohol Treatment or Drug Rehabilitation Center request form and we will call you shortly.

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There are 1 local Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Programs in Islip, New York. We have also provided 19 additional Drug Rehabilitation and Alcohol Treatment Centers that are closest geographically to Islip:

Town of Islip Dept of Human Services Islip, NY
Primary Service: Drug Treatment and Alcohol Rehabilitation Program
Services Offered: Clients With Legal Issues, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Gay and Lesbian, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Males, Outpatient, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment
Charles K Post Addiction Treatment Ctr Brentwood, NY 0.4 miles from Islip
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Faciltity
Services Offered: Halfway House, Residential Care Long-term 30 to 90 Days Treatment
Outreach House II Brentwood, NY 0.4 miles from Islip
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Recovery Program
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, American Sign Language, Gay and Lesbian, Residential Care Long-term 30 to 90 Days Treatment, Spanish Speaking
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment
Phoenix Houses of Long Island Brentwood, NY 0.4 miles from Islip
Primary Service: Drug Treatment and Alcohol Rehab Facility
Services Offered: Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Outpatient, Spanish Speaking
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare
Town of Islip Department of Human Brentwood, NY 0.4 miles from Islip
Primary Service: Alcohol Rehab and Drug Treatment Facility
Services Offered: Clients With Legal Issues, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Outpatient, Spanish Speaking
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Private health insurance
Sanctuary East Ltd East Islip, NY 2.0 miles from Islip
Primary Service: Alcohol Rehab and Drug Treatment Facility
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Clients With Legal Issues, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Outpatient, Spanish Speaking
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Family Serv League of Suffolk County Bay Shore, NY 2.5 miles from Islip
Primary Service: Alcohol Rehab and Drug Rehabilitation Facility
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Males, Outpatient, Spanish Speaking, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private health insurance
Southside Hospital Bay Shore, NY 2.5 miles from Islip
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Recovery Program
Services Offered: American Sign Language, Methadone Detoxification, Drug/Alcohol Detoxification, Hospital Inpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private health insurance
Family Servs League of Suffolk County Bay Shore, NY 2.6 miles from Islip
Primary Service: Alcohol Rehab and Drug Rehabilitation Center
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Clients With Legal Issues, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Males, Outpatient, Spanish Speaking, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Community Counseling Services of Ronkonkoma, NY 3.8 miles from Islip
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Facility
Services Offered: Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private health insurance
Phoenix House of Long Island Ronkonkoma, NY 3.8 miles from Islip
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation Program
Services Offered: Residential Beds for Children, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Women That Are Pregnant or Postpartum, Residential Care Long-term 30 to 90 Days Treatment, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Town of Islip Dept of Human Services Brentwood, NY 4.0 miles from Islip
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Treatment Program
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Males, Outpatient, Spanish Speaking, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Catholic Charities Talbot House Bohemia, NY 5.0 miles from Islip
Primary Service: Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Facility
Services Offered: Drug/Alcohol Detoxification, Short term Residential Care 30 Days or Less
CARE CD Outpatient Services Islandia, NY 5.4 miles from Islip
Primary Service: Drug Treatment and Alcohol Rehabilitation Center
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Clients With Legal Issues, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Gay and Lesbian, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Outpatient, Spanish Speaking
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance
Counseling Mediation Forensic Services Bohemia, NY 5.7 miles from Islip
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Recovery Center
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
From the Ashes Inc Hauppauge, NY 5.8 miles from Islip
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment Center
Services Offered: Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Private health insurance
Phoenix House of Hauppauge Hauppauge, NY 5.8 miles from Islip
Primary Service: Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Center
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Clients With Legal Issues, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Residential Care Long-term 30 to 90 Days Treatment
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance
Suffolk Cnty Div of Com Mental Hygiene Hauppauge, NY 5.8 miles from Islip
Primary Service: Drug Rehabilitation and Alcohol Treatment Center
Services Offered: Methadone Maintenance, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance
Suffolk County Hauppauge Hauppauge, NY 5.8 miles from Islip
Primary Service: Alcohol Rehabilitation and Drug Rehab Center
Services Offered: Methadone Detoxification, Drug/Alcohol Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Outpatient, Women That Are Pregnant or Postpartum
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private health insurance
Suffolk County Div of Alc SA Services Hauppauge, NY 5.9 miles from Islip
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Recovery Center
Services Offered: Methadone Maintenance, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid

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Due to its extremely high potential for abuse, methamphetamine has been classified as a Schedule II drug that legally can only be prescribed by a medical provider and cannot be refilled.

The abuse of prescription opiate analgesics, especially oxycodone and hydrocodone, has become a serious problem.

The percentage of persons estimated to be dependent on illegal drugs in the past year was about 65 percent of those who were estimated to be dependent on or abused illegal drugs in the past year (Tables A.15 and A.16). State estimates for illegal drug dependence for persons aged 12 or older ranged from 1.5 percent in Hawaii to 3.3 percent in the District of Columbia. The highest rates of illegal drug dependence were among persons aged 18 to 25, with the highest rate in Rhode Island.10.0 percent.

The FDA has currently listed Ambien as a Schedule IV drug; this classification means that the drug is considered to have a relatively low potential for abuse and can lead to limited physical or psychological dependence.

Approximately 70?80% of the new Hepatitis C infections in the U.S. each year are among injection drug users, including users who inject heroin.


The following survey was completed by residents of Islip, New York as part of the USNODRUGS monitoring program. The survey below is a representation of perceptual drug and alcohol usage rates in Islip, New York. We cannot guarantee complete accuracy, but our monitoring team uses the highest standards for survey compilation.
You do not have to answer all of the survey questions, you should only answer questions that are relevant to your thoughts and experiences.
Survey results as of July 1, 2014
Perception of marijuana in Islip, New York.
Do you believe that using marijuana can be harmful?
Maybe
No
Yes
79%
7%
14%
Marijuana use in Islip, New York.
Have you used marijuana in your lifetime?
No
Yes
87%
13%
Have you used marijuana in the past month?
No
Yes
88%
12%
Do you use marijuana regularly?
Maybe
No
Yes
1%
90%
9%
Perception of Alcohol in Islip, New York.
Do you believe that drinking alcohol can be harmful?
Maybe
No
Yes
8%
6%
86%
Have you had a binge drinking experience in the past month?
No
Yes
91%
9%
Do you consume alcohol daily?
Maybe
No
Yes
0%
98%
2%
How old were you when you first experimented with alcohol?
0-10
11-21
22-31
32 or older
6%
10%
57%
27%
What motivated you to use drugs or alcohol for the first time in Islip, New York?
Boredom
Curiousity
Drugs were all around
Family problem
Hopelessness
It was easy to get
None of the above
Peer Pressure
To fit in
Unhappiness
12%
26%
0%
8%
6%
2%
37%
2%
3%
4%
Most common first drug experience in Islip, New York?
Alcohol
Club Drug
Crack Cocaine
Ecstasy
Heroin
Inhalants
Marijuana
Meth
Over The Counter Drug
Powder Cocaine
Prescription Drug
Psychedelic Drug
22%
3%
2%
6%
2%
3%
15%
4%
8%
10%
16%
9%
Use of drugs and alcohol in Islip, New York schools.
Have you ever gone to school in Islip, New York under the influence of marijuana?
Maybe
No
Yes
5%
93%
2%
Have you ever gone to school in Islip, New York under the influence of alcohol?
Maybe
No
Yes
6%
79%
15%
What is the most common drug used in your school in Islip, New York?
Alcohol
Club Drug
Crack Cocaine
Ecstasy
Heroin
Inhalants
Marijuana
Meth
Over The Counter Drug
Powder Cocaine
Prescription Drug
Psychedelic Drug
17%
6%
2%
4%
2%
2%
13%
5%
10%
10%
22%
7%
Your Age?
0-10
11-21
22-31
32 or older
6%
28%
45%
21%
Your Gender?
Female
Male
30%
70%
Surveys updated monthly.

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