The Northeastern Center, Indiana, Indiana

Last Updated: April 25, 2022

Ahmed Zayed, MD Authored by Dr. Ahmed Zayed
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Overview of The Northeastern Center

The Northeastern Center also known as NEC is a group of 5 outpatient centers, an inpatient center, and an administrative center all located at different locations all over Indiana. this center treats mental health patients. They have an intensive outpatient program which utilizes evidence based treatment when it comes to treating patients, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Dialectical behavioural therapy are coupled with both individual and group therapy things are made easier for the patients’ speedy recovery. 12 step recovery treatment is used at this facility. NEC is a very affordable choice for outpatient therapy. Mental health problems like grief, anxiety, loss, stress management, and anger. Dual diagnosis treatments are available at the center to help patients who suffer from co-occurring disorder, Detox is done for patients who require it. There is a new telemedicine option where patients who call in are delivered healthcare service online through a video conference call between the client and a specialist, with these patients who are bound by distance are easily reached and treated just with a call. Staff at the facility are on 24hour call. Psychological care is provided round the clock and the staff along with the community strive to give patients the best care available to them.

Housing and Food at NEC

The center has different locations and as such all centers are available for treatment of any patient registered in the program. The facilities are designed to support home visits from family members There are recreational centers available in the facilities for patients to get a good exercise and relax when they wish to. The center is open from 8am to 5pm each day, treatments are available round the clock with an emergency service already in place for such occasions. There are 240 staff members at NEC, ranging from the CEO, medical directors, and the nurses at the facility. Meals are served thrice a day and snacks are also available. There is a clubhouse that helps the mentally ill with social interaction.

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Treatment Options

The facility offers various models of therapy. Depending on the patient in question, these include:

  • Depression treatment
  • Anxiety treatment
  • Addiction and Substance abuse treatment
  • Disorders treatment
  • Inpatient services
  • Outpatient services

Inpatient Services

24-hour care is given to patients who are admitted into this program. This program is distraction free so patients can focus on the treatment at hand.

Outpatient Care

The outpatient care is designed for patients who have completed intensive care and need help to be reintroduced into society. The following are a list of problems treated at the facility:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Addiction (Substance, etc.)
  • Co-occurring Disorder

Therapy Options

There are a number of therapies made available to each patient, they are:

  • Individual Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Couples Therapy
  • Therapy for children


Insurance schemes such a Medicaid are accepted in this center. Cost of staying in the center accumulates as the days go by. Information on the day to day cost is provided by the staff.


This facility is accredited by a not-for-profit organization CARF, The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.

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NEC Advantages

The northeastern center which compromises of up to five different outpatient center, an inpatient center, and an administrative center. It was opened in 1977. The different locations accept patients irrespective of where they registered. Treatment is evidence based in this facility with individual and group therapy provided for the patients. Patients are provided meals three times a day. NEC boasts of a telemedicine program which uses video technology to treat patients who can’t go to one of their facilities due to distance. Dual diagnosis is treated here, along with a number of mental health illness. The center is licensed by CARF which is a not-for-profit organisation.

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Published on: October 22nd, 2018

Updated on: April 25th, 2022

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