Specialty Services

New Horizons Behavioral Health has partnered with Genoa Healthcare to provide PHARMACY SERVICES to individuals in services.  Services provided through Genoa include:

•Fill all medications
•Offer convenient delivery options, including shipping at no cost to you
•Offer competitive pricing and help with manufacturer assistance programs
•Assist with prior authorizations
•Provide refill reminder calls and synchronize refills
•Provide clozapine monitoring
•Allow staff access to medication adherence data

Specialized daily dose packs make remembering to take medications easy.   

EMERGE (Coordinated Specialty Care for First Episode Psychosis)   is a LIGHT Early Treatment Program made possible by an initiative started in 2015 by DBHDD to bring Coordinated Specialty Care services to Georgia’s youth and young adults ages 16-30 in the early stages of severe mental illness.  Coordinated Specialty Care (CSC) is an evidence-based approach to providing team-based, integrated treatment  with the goal of reducing disability and promoting longterm recovery. The goals of EMERGE include early detection of psychosis; rapid access to coordinated, team-based, specialty care; recovery-focused interventions; and youth- and young-adult-friendly services that emphasize engagement, personcentered planning, shared decision making, assertive outreach, and family involvement. 

Services provided through EMERGE are: Psychotherapy; Case Management; Supported Education and Employment; Peer Support; Family Support and Education; Medication Management; and Primary Care Coordination.

Contact Evelyn Roberts, LMSW, Team Lead at (706) 596-5500 ext. 5761 or eroberts@nhbh.org for more information.  

New Horizons Behavioral Health was awarded CARES Grant Funding to provide additional services in our rural areas. We currently serve the following rural counties: Chattahoochee, Randolph, Clay, Stewart, Quitman Harris, and Talbot.  Individuals who choose to relocate to these areas may be eligible for these services and must meet eligibility criteria. Services offered include:

ESG/CARES – Street Outreach – provide essential services necessary to reach out to unsheltered homeless people; connect them with emergency shelter, housing, or critical services; and provide urgent, non-facility based care to unsheltered homeless people who are unwilling or unable to access emergency shelter, housing, or an appropriate health facility.

ESG/CARES Emergency Shelter – provide temporary shelter for individuals awaiting permanent housing, etc.

ESG/Rapid Rehousing – designed to help those who are homeless transition into permanent housing.

Please contact Janis Jones at 706-325-5571 via e-mail at jjones@nhbh.org or Latarsha Brown at 706 573-1173 via e-mail at lbrown@nhbh.org for further information.

NEXUS Project is a SAMHSA-funded Substance Abuse Prevention Program designed to reduce substance use and abuse among emerging and young adults 18 and older through an interactive and engaging Life Skills Training curriculum.  If you are interested in bringing NEXUS to youth in your community, please contact Cynthia Braski at 706-327-0279 or at cbraski@nhbh.org

Integrated Behavioral Health/Primary Care program in Muscogee County capable of assessing the various medical and behavioral needs of the person served in an integrated manner. New Horizons Behavioral Health collaborates with a physician from Mercy Medical to provide assessment and monitoring of medical conditions of the person served. The person served also receives psychiatric and nursing treatment along with peer support group activities.

New Horizons offers free HIV and Hepatitis C testing to all citizens in Columbus and surrounding areas.  The testing is confidential, free, and rapid.  Results will be given in as little as 15 minutes. We also participate in health fairs and screenings events if you would like to bring HIV and Hepatitis C Testing to your community.  Call 706-596-5517 if you would like more information.

Women's Treatment and Recovery Services  (WTRS) offers prioirty admission for pregnant women and IV drug users. The Women’s Treatment and Recovery Services (WTRS) view recovery as an ongoing process to improve health and wellness and live satisfying self-directed lives for women. 

WTRS helps to identify barriers to employment, education, housing, family roles and responsibilities, and to identify unique strengths,preferences, and natural supports in the community.  Our target population is women with substance use disorders who are pregnant and/or parenting children under the age of 13 years, but also includes all eligible women.  

Our WTRS program works with individuals who are at high risk for relapse, are pregnant, have Child Protective Services or Family Support Involvement, criminal justice involvement, psychiatric disorders, and are sufficiently medically stable to participate in treatment.

Our WTRS Program is committed to providing flexible care that is engaging and empowering to help addicted women be better mothers, wives, sisters and daughters. We are committed to providing holistic and gender responsive care. Call (706) 372-0279 for Intake and Admission to the program.

P.A.T.H, or Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness,  is a program administered by SAMHSA designed to serve individuals who are homeless or in immediate danger of becoming homeless.  Support is provided through short-term case management services, monetary assistance with rent, utility deposits, and other goods and services needed to establish households.  Case managers provide linkage to housing, screening and diagnostic treatment services, rehabilitation services, community mental health services, and alcohol and drug treatment services.

SSI/SSDI Outreach Assistance and Recovery (SOAR) is a project funded by SAMHSA designed to assist those who have a psychiatric illness and are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless with gaining access to SSI or SSDI benefits.

The Georgia APEX Program provides School-Based Mental Health Services to the Chattahoochee, Randolph, Stewart, Quitman and Talbot County School Districts.  The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, Office of Children, Young Adults, and Families, has provided funding to New Horizons Behavioral Health, a Tier 1 Service Provider, to build capacity and infrastructure for school-based mental health services in the county.  Using nationally recognized evidenced-based interventions, New Horizons' school-based mental health program leads to a variety of positive outcomes for students, their families, and their schools. 

Jail Services are provided through a contract between the City of Columbus and New Horizons Behavioral Health to provide all Mental Health Services at the county jail.  The contract includes psychiatric services, suicide prevention, group and individual counseling, and other services. New Horizons staff members link interested inmates with follow-up services at New Horizons or other local providers.

Adult Court Services are provided through a collaboration between the Chattahoochee Judicial Circuit, the Columbus Consolidated Government and New Horizons Behavioral Health to provide Mental Health and Substance Abuse Outpatient Services to individuals involved in the justice system who would benefit from court-supervised treatment.  

Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT-SOR) is provided to combat Opioid Use Disorders.  Intake to the program in conducted at our Midtown Recovery Center location.  Call 706-569-0727 for an Intake and Assessment appointment. This program is part of the DBHDD State Opioid Response.