New Prospects is an intensive residential rehabilitation program which offers treatment for adult men and women who are experiencing difficulties with substance dependence and a concurrent psychiatric disorder. The program has a status of Dual Diagnosis Enhanced Treatment, level 3.7 RE, making New Prospects the only co-ed facility to provide this level of care in the state of Connecticut. The typical length of stay is approximately 30 days, and included among the program’s specialized services are gender-specific treatment modalities, trauma treatment, and the integrated treatment of co-occurring psychiatric disorders.
A client-centered therapeutic atmosphere and an interdisciplinary team approach are central features of the program. The treatment team is composed of counselors, clinical supervisors, nurses, consulting psychiatrists, a medical director, and support staff. All clinical staff are credentialed in the treatment of co-occurring psychiatric disorders.
Priority access is provided for pregnant and postpartum women, and persons with infectious diseases.