Columbia University Medical Center
Ranked #1 in Psychiatry
U.S. News & World Report
Ranked #1 in Research Funding
National Institutes of Health
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital The University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell

Addiction Services

A New System of Care

Columbia University Medical Center announces a comprehensive addiction treatment that meets the complicated needs of patients within one system and provides treatments based on state-of-the-art, scientifically validated approaches. This new system of care is:

  • Professional;
  • Discreet;
  • Accommodating; and
  • Convenient.
Contact: 212-326-8441

It combines the clinical excellence of the region's #1 rated hospital with the nationally-recognized research expertise of Columbia's Department of Psychiatry


Acute Dual Disorder Inpatient Treatment

Services for individuals with addiction and mental health problems requiring intensive inpatient treatment are provided under close supervision by a senior team of professionals with combined expertise in the treatment of mental health and addiction. more info >>

Intensive Group Therapy Day Treatment for Individuals with Both Addiction and Mental Health Problems

We offer supportive therapeutic milieu with state-of-the-art mental health and addiction treatment in a discreet, elegant, private setting on the Upper East Side. It serves previously or potentially high-functioning individuals. more info >>



  • Jon Morgenstern, PhD, Director, Substance Abuse Services
  • Jonathan Horey, MD, Medical Director, Substance Abuse Services

Inpatient Services

Financial Information

We participate with most insurance plans, which cover the basic bed and professional fees for the General Psychiatry and Dual Diagnosis programs.

Admission Information

Please call 212-305-2599 Monday - Friday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. At other times, please call 212-305-6001.

Outpatient Services

Financial Information

Chickering Insurance, a Columbia University-based HMO is accepted as payment for therapy services. Otherwise, fees for group psychotherapy are covered privately by the patient. Some HMO's provide partial reimbursement for day hospitalization and it is recommended that the patient check with the insurance company to learn criteria for reimbursement.

Admission Information

Please call 212-326-8441 Monday - Friday 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM.


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