New Horizons serves children and adults of all ages throughout Fairfield County who are in need of mental health counseling and treatment for a variety of mental health diagnoses through the following programs.
24/7 Behavioral Health Crisis Intervention provided by New Horizons clinicians via Mobile Crisis Teams are available to the general public in the community, and through the county Crisis Line by calling 2-1-1. Walk in and outreach appointments are available for urgent issues.
Individual and Group Counseling
All clinics provide individual psychotherapy and counseling services for common mental health issues, including depression, anxiety, panic attacks, family and marital problems, and work-related difficulties. Additionally, specialized services are available including substance abuse, domestic violence, post traumatic stress disorder, early childhood intervention, and social skills problems and communication training. Referrals from other agencies, physicians, or hospitals welcomed but not required.
Our medical/somatic department is staff with full time board certified psychiatrists (children and adult); psychiatric nurse practitioners; psychiatric nurses; and medical assistants. Services include diagnostic assessment and treatment planning; medication management and follow-up; medication assisted treatment (MAT); along case management and community support services including assisted outpatient treatment (AOT). New Horizons staff work closely with all local, regional, and state hospitals to provide timely, follow-up after discharge from their facilities.
Community Support Programs
Interdisciplinary treatment teams offer care of varying intensity for individuals with chronic mental health disorders. This longer term program includes care management/health care coordination; individual and group counseling/psychotherapy; self care and skills training; client educations regarding behavioral health disorders; crisis care management offered during evening and weekend hours; hospital diversion and hospital aftercare services; and housing supports.
Substance Use Programs
Our clinic staff provides evidenced-based outpatient services including group and individual counseling for all substance us disorders (SUD). Our medical staff will provide medication assisted treatment (MAT) and follow-up care. Case management and Peer Recovery Support services are provided to all clients. Our staff will assess, plan, coordinate and evaluate for services needed to address the client's needs through available resources and promote quality of care.