Relational Therapy 101: A Parent’s Guide to Navigating the Relationship-Based Treatment World

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“New Haven shows us that we are loved, teaches us how to love, and helps us spread love in our lives.” – Kristin, Alumna 2006 More than 20 years ago we looked around and found that there were no residential treatment programs that treated adolescents the way we’d want our own daughters to be treated […]

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Quality Employees, New Haven’s Secret Sauce

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No matter how beautiful the campus or how brilliant the program design, a residential treatment center with sub-par staff is not capable of helping families heal. While it may seem obvious what makes a quality employee, our team at New Haven is held to a higher standard than most. Here’s a thorough breakdown for parents […]

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When is it Time to Look Into Residential Treatment for Your Child?

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Bringing your child to a residential treatment center (RTC) is initially a heart-wrenching and painful experience.  For me, it was easily the most difficult thing I’ve ever done in my life.  We pulled out of the driveway and I put my head on the steering wheel and cried.  You are deeply engaged at that point […]

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Find Healing Through Positive Self-Talk and Core Messages

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Self-talk is more than just the words you tell yourself.  Self-talk includes how you relate to social media, the music you listen to and the friends you spend time with. These messages combine to create a single core message that can define you. When you become aware of your self-talk and the core message in […]

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Why All-Girls Residential Treatment Centers Work

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As treatment programs proliferate and become more specialized, more and more programs are now designed to address specific needs, such as non-verbal learning disabilities, single-diagnosis and dual diagnosis substance abuse disorders, eating disorders, and so on. Behavioral healthcare providers, along with mainstream educators, are also discovering the power of gender-specialized treatment. Many researchers and practitioners […]

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10 Questions to Select the Best Drug and Alcohol Treatment Program for Your Daughter

Different drug and alcohol dependent or addicted patients require different treatment settings based on age, diagnostic profile, maturity of addiction, type of addiction, and gender. This means that there is a dizzying array of drug rehab, and drug and alcohol rehab options available. Selecting the right one for your daughter can seem overwhelming at first. […]

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My Core Meaning

MY CORE MEANING My 9 year old self: innocent,free,beautiful Lion: courageous,strong,brave “I picked my 9 year old self because part of my treatment I have been working on is forgiving myself right now, in the present, from past things last year and in the past with my 9 year old self. The traumatic experience that […]

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Experiential Therapy in a Residential Treatment Center

I have been at New Haven for over 5 months now. My journey here has taught me so much about myself and my family. A lot of my family’s progress has happened through Experiential Therapy. My family and I began our treatment with challenging family dynamics that were getting in the way of our relationships […]

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A Brief History of New Haven

  During its first year, New Haven emerged through countless hours of thought, planning, and collaboration on the part of the four Founders (Mark & Kathy McGregor, Craig & Diane LaMont) and four additional Directors who joined the team early on. None of us will ever forget the experiences we shared as New Haven’s program […]

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The New Haven Alumni Association

The New Haven Alumni Association exists to provide connection, support, and advocacy on behalf of New Haven Families.   The Association seeks to mentor families in transition; create engaging local and regional alumni events; write and share interesting publications; and support New Haven’s mission.   Alumni parents help design and support two annual, Alumni weekends.  […]

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