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 email@example.com.
Family support increases the recovery rate in young people Family involvement, support and intervention are all important aspects of treatment and early recovery. They can be vital to helping young people through their times of struggle. There is no such thing as “drive thru” treatment – give me one good kid to go! No, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]