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. Genoa Pharmacy may be reached at 706-405-4997.  The FAX Number to the Genoa Pharmacy is 706-330-2571.

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 Desire' Elliott, Team Lead at (706) 580-4893 or delliott@nhbh.org for more information.  

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 partners with Valley Healthcare, MercyMed, and Tree of Life Healthcare 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.

The Georgia APEX Program provides School-Based Mental Health Services to the Chattahoochee, Randolph, Stewart, Quitman, Harris 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. 

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.  

Co-Responder Program is offered in Muscogee County and Harris County and is a partnership with local law enforcement to provide a licensed Mental Health Professional when officers respond to calls involving persons dealing with mental health issues.  This Program pairs Trained Crisis Response Officers with Licensed Behavioral Health Professionals reducing the amount of police time spent on behavioral health related calls for service, reducing the use of jails to hold individuals in crisis, lowering the rates of involuntary detentions, increasing access to behavioral health services, and decreasing repeat calls to 911. The Co-Responder, as a licensed mental health clinician, has the legal authority to issue an involuntary commitment (utilizing a 10-13 form) of a person experiencing a mental health crisis.

Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT-SOR), known as the S.M.I.L.E. Program is provided to combat Opioid Use Disorders.  Intake to the program in conducted at our Midtown Recovery Center location.  S.M.I.L.E. stands for "Saving Many Individual Lives Everyday."  Call 706-569-0727 for an Intake and Assessment appointment. This program is part of the DBHDD State Opioid Response.  No Insurance is necessary to participate in S.M.I.L.E.  Financial Assistance with medication is also provided.