Overview of New Haven
New Haven is a residential treatment center for adolescent girls aged 13 to 17. Behavioral health issues such as depression, anxiety, traumatic stress, substance abuse and eating disorders are treated at the center. The center also provides advanced academics in its boarding school for adolescent girls. The mission of New Haven is to help girls struggling with emotional and behavioral issues through proven therapies and programs. These include family therapy, group therapy, individual therapy, equine therapy and more. Treatment plans are personalized with respect to each patient. The committed and qualified staff provide a safe, comforting and home-like environment to patients where they are treated with love, care and compassion. The staff comprise of the Clinical Director, Family Therapists, Experiential Therapists, Nurses, Teachers, Residential Lead and Shift Supervisors. The treatment team continually discuss each patient’s treatment plan and adjust it according to the patient’s progress and other factors. The academic education program provides an environment for social development, improved self esteem and emotional growth. Through the program, girls are taught organizational skills, study skills, skill building and self advocacy training. Thus, New Haven provides a complete and holistic treatment where young girls are empowered and healed from their traumas.
Housing and Food
New Haven’s main campus is situated at Saratoga Springs in a beautiful landscape and setting. The facility includes lush green lawns and manicured fields. The campus can accommodate forty five girls at one time. Girls stay in three campus houses namely Rosa Parks House, Florence Nightingale House and Susan B. Anthony House. Each house is decorated in a different theme. Rosa Parks bedrooms are shared among two girls. They have their own wooden beds and side tables. There are attached bathrooms with two sinks. Florence Nightingale House bedrooms have bunk beds for girls with a shared dresser and attached bathroom. Susan B. Anthony House bedrooms are furnished comfortably in home-like fashion with attached bathroom. All houses have common rooms that are comfortable and cozy with fireplaces and chimneys. Each house also has its own chefs who assist girls in preparing meals. The meals are then eaten together in the house dining rooms. Girls are also provided with opportunities to participate in sports leagues of volleyball, soccer and basketball. An indoor gym is also available where girls can exercise using gym equipment and participate in meditation and yoga sessions. Other activities include swimming, kickboxing, dancing and pilates.
Treatment Options at New Haven
The different treatment options available at New Haven are:
- Relationship Based Treatment
- Healing the Whole Family
- Individualized Treatment
- Speciality Groups
At New Haven Center, following substances’ abuse is treated:
- Prescription Drugs
Therapies at New Haven
New Haven Center provides the following therapies to its clients:
- Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
- Individual Therapy
- Group Therapy
- Family Therapy
- Equine Therapy
- Speciality Groups
- Recreation Therapy
- Experiential Therapy
- Sports Therapy
New Haven provides a number of services ranging from substance abuse treatment services to academic education. All this requires on the clock staff consisting of medical, psychiatric, therapeutic and educational support. All these services plus a luxurious environment for living does not come cheap. However, New Haven accepts some insurance companies’ plans to cover these costs. The admissions office assists families in deciding about payment plans and help verify their insurance. If any family does not have insurance or are not able to pay for the costs themselves, then some treatment programs have scholarship funds or endowment to help such families in rare cases.
Licenses and Accreditations of New Haven
New Haven has the following accreditations and licenses:
- Joint Commission of Healthcare Organizations
- National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs (NATSAP)
- Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association (EAGALA)
- Better Business Bureau
- NATSAP Research Designated Program
New Haven Advantages
New Haven Residential Treatment Center and Boarding School has been healing families and empowering girls since 1995. It provides hope and healing to girls suffering from substance abuse issues and behavioral health issues such as anxiety, trauma, depression, bipolar disorder, traumatic stress and eating disorders. A team of professional and qualified staff offers therapies and counseling to young girls to help them make peace with their past and instil hope to move forward in their lives. New Haven provides a holistic treatment to girls that focuses on not only their physical healing but also emotional and psychological healing. The academics program ensures that they don’t miss out on studies while they are in rehab. This complete continuum of care helps them heal completely, return connected to their families and be prepared for any similar issue in life.
Staff at New Haven
Noel is a graduate of Southern Utah University. Before joining New Haven, Noel served as residential director for three years at Sunrise Residential Treatment Center. After becoming executive director at New Haven, she has strived to improve quality of treatment and care at the facility with special emphasis on creating empowerment for the patients.
Dr. Bill Bunn earned his medical degree from Des Moines University with clinical Training at Ohio University. He completed his training in Psychiatry at the University of Utah. He is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Psychiatry and Neurology. He also works as an Adjunct Clinical Instructor at the Department of Psychiatry in the University of Utah.
Jessica has a BS in Behavioral Science with an emphasis in Psychology from Utah Valley University. She also has a Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling. She is a licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in the state of Utah. She has an extensive experience of working with clinical outpatient youths and their families. Her area of expertise include anxiety, mood disorders, trauma, substance abuse, sexual misconduct and eating disorders.