Addictive Disease

Case Management

This service provides help to individuals seeking access to treatment and wanting to enhance their overall well-being and personal recovery.  Case managers help individuals learn skills associated with medication management, wellness, symptom management, and treatment compliance.  Case managers meet with clients at the client’s home or in the community on a regular basis to help the client reach goals and succeed in recovery.

Counseling

Counseling services are available for adults, children, adolescents, and families.  Services are provided by trained, caring professionals in individual and group settings.

Day Program

These programs are offered in Muscogee and Randolph Counties.  Treatment is available to those seeking intensive recovery support  for three to five days per week, as well as those seeking aftercare and less intensive treatment one to two days per week.  Treatment includes recovery groups based on the 12-step model and evidence based practices.  Additional services include psycho-education regarding substances and the addiction process, group and family counseling, and random drug screens. This program is also offered in a gender-specific version.

Family Education

New Horizons offers Family Education groups at our Midtown Recovery Program in Muscogee County.  This group is designed for family members who are seeking to better understand and support a loved one recovering from addiction.

Residential Programs

Journey to Recovery is a semi-independent living program in Columbus that provides help to men and women struggling with addiction in a supportive living environment.  Residents are assisted with achieving sobriety and employment.  Two Crisis beds are available for persons just entering treatment and three transitional housing beds for persons needing to continue their aftercare in a safe and structured environment. This program also contains two transitional housing apartments for women transitioning from treatment to aftercare as part of the Women’s Treatment and Recovery Services Program.

The Shelter Plus Care Program is a scattered-site housing program funded by the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Department of Community Affairs.  Rent is subsidized for those who qualify through documentation of homelessness and a mental health/addictive disease diagnosis.

Case Managers provide assistance with medication monitoring, doctor appointments; daily living skills, housekeeping, shopping and other related needs in order to maintain the consumer within the community.

The Harm Reduction Case Management Program is designed to help those needing extra support with reducing the harmful consequences of risky behavior related to drug and alcohol abuse.  Since implementation, this combination of programs has provided the extra supported needed to help clients remain in stable housing, find employment, avoid arrest and avoid admission to crisis programs

New Beginnings and Forest Wood Group Homes in Columbus provides a structured environment for those needing intense support with developing the needed skills to live independently in the community.   These Group Homes provide housing for people who have lost their home or have become incapable of continuing to live independently due to substance abuse or mental illness.