Miracle of Recovery
I Have Witnessed the Miracle of Recovery

How it feels to witness the miracle of recovery as an addiction professional   One of New Directions’ staff members has witnessed the miracle of recovery–on many occasions–and wanted to share thoughts on how that feels. You see and experience a lot as an addiction professional. Please reach out at 216-591-0324 or intake@newdirect.org.  

Mallory's Meadow
Treatment makes a difference, recovery makes a life

Treatment leads to recovery and overall wellness   Treatment is the foundation for lifelong recovery, which enhances overall personal wellness. New Directions programs are holistic, helping clients feel whole, throughout the therapeutic process, and as they leave treatment to pursue their goals. Creative interventions allow youth to implement lifestyle changes within important wellness domains, resulting […]

Sobersphere
What is the Sobersphere?

New Directions cultivates a “sobersphere”     Sober: not intoxicated or drunk; quiet or sedate in demeanor Sphere: a globular mass, shell; a planet or star The “sobersphere” created at New Directions is something to be acknowledged. We provide a healthy atmosphere surrounding our clients throughout their journey of sobriety. At New Directions, this environment is positive […]

YPR Ohio
Rally with Recovery Ready Cleveland in September

The YPR Recovery Month Event is coming up     Can you believe it has already been a year since the initial Young People in Recovery: Cleveland launch? A year since New Directions received grant awards from two very generous community partners: The Cleveland Foundation and the Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board […]

recovery app
New Directions uses a Recovery App to increase retention and treatment completion

New Directions uses new recovery app in treatment     We’ve recently increased our intensive outpatient treatment (IOP) completion rates by 20%, and with clients needing less treatment sessions!   With the help of the Cleveland Foundation and a Case Western Reserve research study, New Directions utilized a recovery app to increase client engagement and IOP completion–both important indicators in early […]

hope
One important aspect of recovery: Hope

Hope is just one important aspect of recovery   What keeps you going? How do you do it? As a counselor working with clients for over 20 years that is a question frequently asked of me. The answer? Hope. Hoping that when a client is no longer working with you or your agency that they […]