Joe found recovery and a new, sober life at New Directions There have been many powerful stories told by former and current clients of New Directions, parents of our residents, and staff who work with these clients every day. The above video is one of those stories. “Joe” describes what initially led him […]
Happy mom takes to social media to thank New Directions When parents come up to you–or comment on social media–to tell you about how happy they are their child attended New Directions and how thankful they are that they found the right facility for treatment…it makes everything worthwhile. The mother of a former […]
At New Directions, youth are encouraged to live a healthy lifestyle and cultivate community. Residents experience the positive benefits of exercise, gardening, nutrition, cooking and more. As you can see above, they participate in planting and harvesting at our local community garden. They also create basic beauty products with their harvest. New Directions […]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Community support helps to save lives Recently, a seventeen year old client mentioned that she was going to be leaving New Directions in a couple of days. This was her second residential treatment stay, but her first time actively involved with our Recovery Housing Program. She needed a bit more freedom to go […]
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 […]
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 […]