ADULT OUTPATIENT PROGRAM (AOP)
AOP is offered to adults facing emotional/mental health difficulties that are interfering with daily functioning, such as the inability to perform at work or school, feeling overwhelmed by their normal daily routine, or having frequent thoughts of suicide. This program offer comprehensive individualize approach to treatment; and it is dedicated to improving our clients’ quality of life by providing the support and tools for successful resilience and recovery.
MENTAL HEALTH CASE COORDINATION (MHCC)
MHCC features intensive treatment, which is more concentrated than traditional outpatient counseling. We provide a broad range of outpatient consultation, evaluation and treatment interventions for emotional, psychological or cognitive problems of adults. Preceded by mental health assessment, MHCC is structured to provide medication evaluation and monitoring, in addition to individual and group therapeutic activities. Emphasis is laid on diagnosis, therapy, coping skills, education, medication assessment/ monitoring, coordination with community (employer or school) and referral to appropriate community resources.
Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services
Psychosocial rehabilitation service is the process of restoration of community functioning and well-being of an individual who have major psychotic disorders and functional impairments equivalent to the federal definition of severe and persistent mental illness to capitalize on personal strengths, to develop coping strategies and skills to deal with deficits, and to develop a supportive environment in which to function as independently as possible.
It is evidenced based guided, oriented toward empowerment, recovery, competency and intended to be a transitional level of care based on the individual’s recovery and resiliency goals. Furthermore, it is collaborative, person-directed, individualized and focus on helping individuals develop skills and access resources needed to increase their capacity to be successful and satisfied in the living, working, learning and social environments of their choice.
H-PATH program provides support service delivery to individuals with serious mental illness as well as individuals with co-occurring substance use disorder who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Special consideration is given to war veterans, senior citizens who are 60 years and above and students who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
ADDICTIONS TREATMENT & PREVENTION
New Choice Intervention, Inc is committed to providing high standard of substance abuse treatment including: Confidential counseling, Prevention, Treatment, Medication Assisted Treatment and Recovery Support for Alcohol and Other Drugs.
Substance addiction and abuse is a complex disorder characterized by compulsive drug or alcohol use that leads to significant disruptions in daily living, including loss of work, relationship and health. It is progressive in nature and requires professional intervention for successful treatment.
Guided by The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), NCII offers treatment at the following Levels of Care:
Level 0.5 Early Intervention Services- This level of care constitute a service for individuals who, for a known reason, are at risk of developing substance related problems, or a service for whom there is not yet sufficient information to document a diagnosable substance use disorder.
Level I: Outpatient Treatment- This is a regular scheduled sessions up to NINE contact hours per week. Examples include weekly or two times per week individual therapy, group therapy, or a combination of the two in association with participation in self-help groups.
Level II: Intensive Outpatient Treatment (including partial hospitalization) – consists of regularly scheduled sessions within a structured program, with a minimum of up to NINE treatment hours per week. Examples include day or evening programs in which clients attends a full spectrum of treatment programs but live at home or in special residences.
NCII Addictions Program addresses:
- Intoxication and/or withdrawal potential
- Medical conditions
- Emotional, behavioral and cognitive conditions
- Readiness to change
- Relapse potential
- The recovery/living environment
Available Services: Intensive Outpatient Services – Assessment & Treatment Planning, Individual Counseling, Group Counseling, CBT, Relapse Prevention, Co-occurring Groups, Addiction Education, Discharge and Planning, After care, Referrals, Medication Assisted Treatment (Suboxone), Caser Management, etc.
NCII Outreach and Prevention Services
The Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs (ATOD) emphasize prevention of substance use prior to development of emotional and physical consequences. Prevention services:
- Provide families with prevention strategies in order to reduce the incidence of Alcohol and Substance Abuse among young people in the community.
- Utilize innovative strategies to develop and enhance a network of social supports for the families of high-risk youth
- Organize Coalition Meetings
- Targeted population: Youth enrolled in schools in grades 6th through 12th.
- Community areas served: City of Harvey, surrounding southern suburbs and Chicago’s south side.
New Choice Intervention, Inc. provides Early Intervention services to infants and toddlers (Ages 0 – 3) who have delays in development or who are at risk of developmental delays. The Early Intervention Program supports families in promoting their child’s optimal development and facilitates the child’s participation in family and community activities. Families are provided with clinical and therapeutic education on how to play with their children in ways that will help them learn essential skills of life.
Early intervention services are developmental and are designed to meet an infant’s and toddler’s development needs in any one or more of the following domain areas:
- Physical development (movement)
- Cognitive development (learning)
- Communication development (interaction)
- Social or emotional development (behavior)
- Adaptive development (use of existing skills)
Mentoring Program: (A New Me)
New Choice mentoring program (A New Me) is a structured and trusting relationship that brings young people together with caring individuals who volunteers their time to offer guidance, support and encouragement aimed at developing the competence and character of the mentee.
It is a developmental partnership through which the mentor shares his/her knowledge, skills, information and perspective to foster the personal and professional growth of the mentee. We all have a need for insight that is outside of our normal life and educational experience. “A New Me” creates a one-of-a-kind opportunity to meet this need via collaboration, goal achievement and problem solving. It is a therapeutic intervention that bridges the gap that exists in the life of the children of incarcerated parents, children of disabled parents and the juvenile in justice system that lives in the City of Harvey and its surrounding suburbs as well as Chicago far south neighborhoods.
The goal is to benefit the mentee socially, emotionally, and academically with the ultimate of becoming a better and productive citizens – (evolving a new self).
“A New Me” services include: computer literacy, recreational and sports activities, leadership skills, independent living skills training, counseling services, money management, summer program, Arts & Culture, after school / weekend activities, college tours, etc.