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 […]