The CSB’s New Horizons Treatment Center in Alexandria is a residential treatment program for adults diagnosed with a severe mental illness and substance use disorders.
The intensive residential treatment component of the program focuses on education about substance use and mental health problems, developing coping skills, vocational/educational skill development, illness self-management, medication management and the development of life skills to enhance the individual’s ability to live independently in the community.
The aftercare component provides a continuum of services plus an opportunity to implement skills learned during treatment. The program goal is to support individuals in their recovery process so that they can live successfully in a community setting they choose.
Services include: ongoing assessment, education and support for independent living skills, medication management and monitoring, group and individual psychotherapy, treatment for substance use and mental health disorders, recreation and social activities. Case management services are also provided, including linkages to day treatment, self-help groups, vocational and education programs, benefits, health care and housing. Staff support for program graduates moving to the off-site apartment program, peer to peer support, and family support are also provided.
To find out more about these services, call CSB Entry and Referral Services (available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.) at 703-383-8500, TTY 711. Staff can take calls in English and Spanish and can access other languages when needed.
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