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Outpatient/Aftercare Programs

These programs offer individual and group counseling to men and women, 18 years of age and older. The focus of the treatment is to assist individuals in making the changes necessary to achieve and sustain recovery from alcohol and other substances. Each client participates in identifying personal treatment goals to meet their unique needs. Treatment recommendations can include individual and/or group therapy.The After Care Program is a service that is offered to the client upon completion of a residential program. It focuses on solidifying the gains made in residential treatment with the emphasis on relapse prevention.

    

Residential Program

The men’s residential program is designed to address the individualized needs of men seeking substance abuse treatment during their stay at NOVA. Individuals in this program stay on the grounds of NOVA for an average length of 28 days. This program encourages clients to look at their lives honestly and help them explore their emotional, social, and life issues. By their exploration of major life areas they are encouraged to make healthy choices and make positive changes. Our program offers a minimum of 30 hours of weekly programming including individual and group therapy, trauma informed care services, anger management, effective communication, healthy boundaries and relapse prevention. The individual is involved in the development of their treatment plan with the counselor, that will identify the specific needs for him. Additionally the men are engaged in sober social activities as well as are encouraged to engage in 12 step programing. Our program assist clients in the development of an effective community support network that facilitates the individual’s re-introduction into the community. Family education and visitation is facilitated.

    

Women’s Treatment Program (WTP)

The women’s treatment residential program provides a secure and healthy environment where the individual, including pregnant and post-partum women, can freely address their substance abuse issues. The women stay on the grounds of NOVA for an average length of 28 days. The program is here to help motivate and support the women in the process of self-discovery and encourage needed changes to promote self-efficacy. Our program offers a minimum of 30 hours of weekly programming including individual and group counseling sessions that will also include trauma informed care services. The woman will participate in groups addressing coping skills that would include parenting skills, healthy relationships, anger management and relapse prevention. The individual is involved in the development of their treatment plan with their counselor, that will identify the specific needs for her. Additionally the women are engaged in sober social activities as well as are encouraged to engage in 12 step programing. Our program assist clients in the development of an effective community support network that facilitates the client’s re-introduction into the community. Family education and visitation is facilitated.

Women may be able to bring up to two children with them under the age of three. The mother needs to be the custodian of their children. The mother is the primary care provider of her children during their stay, however support is offered, and childcare is provided while mother is in individual and group services. We are able to accommodate up to three children at any given time.

    

Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment (IDDT)

Integrated Dual Diagnosis Treatment track (IDDT) is for individuals with a primary serious mental health disorder as well as a serious substance dependence disorder. Individuals will stay at NOVA’s Heid Ave facility for approximately 28 days. The program provides a highly supportive environment, utilizing multiple therapeutic interventions that promote mental health stabilization; support for the individual to develop the needed skills to either learn of harm reductions strategies to support their journey of recovery for their substance use disorders. The individual is involved in the development of their treatment plan with their counselor, that will identify the specific needs for him/her. The individual will learn how develop healthy lifestyle choices which will their overall recovery for their mental health as well as substance use concerns. Individuals are involved in a minimum of 30 hours of services, including psychiatric services, individual and group counseling. The individual is also involved in social activities to help foster a development of leisure skills that do not involve the use of alcohol and drugs. Staff will work collaboratively with the individual’s current providers. If the individual is not currently connected with a provider in the community to continue their treatment, staff will support this individual in being connected. The individuals’ supportive network are welcome to visit and will also receive education around the individual’s needs.

    

MorningStar

MorningStar track is for individuals with a serious mental health disorder, and minimal, if any, substance use disorder. Individuals will stay at NOVA’s Heid Ave facility for approximately 28 days. The focus of this tract is to support the individual in becoming more stable in the care of their mental health disorder. The individual will learn ways enhance their abilities to make healthy lifestyle choices that will support them in continue recovery of their mental health symptoms. The individual is involved in the development of their treatment plan with their counselor, that will identify the specific needs for him/her. Individuals are involved in a minimum of 30 hours of services, including psychiatric services, individual and group counseling. They are also engaged in social activities to support them in fostering a comfort level of interacting with others, as well as developing healthy leisure skills. Staff will work collaboratively with the individual’s current providers. If the individual is not currently connected with a provider in the community to continue their treatment, staff will support this individual in being connected. The individuals’ supportive network are welcome to visit and will also receive education around the individual’s disorders.