Nova Counseling Associates
Drug Rehab Center in Big Rapids, Michigan
Basic information about this treatment center.
Nova Counseling Associates based in Big Rapids, MI, offers comprehensive treatment — where compassion comes together with proven treatments and continuous improvement during a variety of individualized treatment methods. Treatment here is typically fully covered by most insurances.
Many opioid and alcohol users in Big Rapids, MI see things as bleak. Fortunately, there are many rehab services available, such as Nova Counseling Associates, to help you get on the path to recovery.
License + Accreditation
Conditions and Issues Treated
A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.
Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse
Getting sober on your own is not only dangerous during the initial detox, it is also more likely to result in a relapse later on. Addiction treatment centers provide a monitored environment where you will get the medical attention you need, as well as the emotional support to overcome drug or alcohol abuse.
Substance Abuse + Addiction Treatment
Substance abuse refers to the intensive and inappropriate use of psychoactive substances. Psychoactive substances are those that affect brain function. These include illegal drugs, alcohol, and even the excessive use of prescription drugs. The overuse of psychoactive substances leads to severe physical or psychological dependence. It also affects the social life and relationships of the affected individual. Substance abuse is treatable.
The duration of treatment at Nova Counseling Associates in Big Rapids can require weeks or even months depending on the severity of the condition as there is a risk of relapse. Treatment options include medications, counseling sessions, various types of behavioral therapy, and group therapy in different combinations.
Alcoholism Treatment at Nova Counseling Associates
One of the most prevalent forms of addiction is alcoholism. The standard treatment approach is abstinence to promote non-addictive habits, patients detox, and attend counseling sessions at Nova Counseling Associates. This aims to enhance the wellbeing and mental attitude of the patient.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment
Addiction to prescription opioid painkillers like oxycodone and hydrocodone, and illicit opioids such as heroin, leads to potentially life-threatening withdrawal symptoms when discontinued. Opioid addiction treatment typically involves an inpatient stay at facilities like Nova Counseling Associates to make sure they get through withdrawal safely. Treatment also includes comprehensive mental health counseling.
Levels of Care Offered
Nova Counseling Associates offers a variety of treatment.
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Intensive Outpatient, Intervention, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.
Intensive Outpatient (IOP)
An intensive outpatient program is a good option for someone in Michigan with a milder or less severe addiction. An IOP may involve daily meetings at a treatment facility, along with personal counseling and peer meetings. Some IOP programs offer half-day treatment, while others offer full-day programs. Nova Counseling Associates‘s IOP is customized per individual.
Aftercare comprises services that help recovering addicts readjust to normal day-to-day Michigan activities. It can last a year or even longer. Services include individual and family counseling, medications to reduce cravings, and treatment of psychiatric and other medical conditions. Aftercare support begins once you have completed earlier stages of treatment.
Conditions such as anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder are part of mental illness. This may occur that opioid abuse and vice versa are induced by mental illness. Diagnosing a concurrent diagnosis or co-occurring condition at Nova Counseling Associates is essential to understand the addiction better.
An intervention is a planned conversation between an addicted person and their loved ones. Usually, a licensed alcohol and drug counselor or an interventionist supervises the conversation. The presence of a specialist is essential if your loved one has a history of a severe mental disorder, suicidal attempts, abusing mood-altering drugs. A proper intervention is an excellent bridge to an individual’s sobriety.
Outpatient programs are the standard for addiction treatment. About 9 in 10 U.S. adolescents entering addiction treatment enroll in these programs, so you’re not alone in Big Rapids, MI. Treatment is delivered in different settings – offices, clinics, and primary care clinics.
Facilities offer a variety of services, such as individual and group counseling and family therapy. During the sessions, you work with a team of experts that include: General physicians, Psychiatrists, Social Workers, and Psychologists. The main goals of outpatient recovery programs are to help addicted individuals reduce drug use and addictive behaviors, eventually becoming entirely sober.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual at Nova Counseling Associates.
12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Community reinforcement plus vouchers, Contingency management/motivational incentives, Couples Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Discharge Planning, Employment Counseling or Training, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Intervention, Matrix Model, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy
12-Step Program Facilitation
The recovery technique used by Alcoholics Anonymous is the 12 step program, but it can relate to any form of addiction. The 12 steps that addicts must take on the road to recovery are explained. Measures include acknowledging that you have a problem and agreeing to turn around your life. The curriculum, instructed by Nova Counseling Associates, also requires a belief in a greater power and making amends to others.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) examines the relationship between a patient’s thoughts, feelings and behaviors. Nova Counseling Associates aims to establish a healthy response to thoughts and feelings as an alternative to turning to drugs and alcohol. It also promotes healthy communication between addicts and those around them. It is and effective therapy for people suffering with all types of addictions.
Recovering from addiction involves recovering relationships as well. One of the most common areas of stress and damage during addiction is in intimate relationships. Couples therapy at Nova Counseling Associates can rebuild trust and joy that may have been damaged. Addiction involves everyone in the family, not only the addict.
Family roles can change in damaging ways that may require professional help to rebalance. Successful intimate relationships can decrease the chances for relapse by ensuring a healthy environment after rehab in Big Rapids, MI.
Family Counseling + Therapy
Addiction and alcoholism affect the entire family. For this reason, family therapy is vital to a person’s recovery from addiction. In contrast to couples counseling, family therapy at Nova Counseling Associates may include siblings, children, parents, and other significant people in the recovering person’s life. Family support is one of the most important pillars of recovery.
In group therapy, the patient undergoes sessions with other patients at Nova Counseling Associates who are dealing with similar problems. The members of the group interact with each other and talk freely about their issues. Group therapy reduces the feeling of loneliness and improves the coping skills of the patients.
Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy (REBT)
Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) is a type of cognitive therapy. It is based on the principle that irrational thoughts are responsible for the emotional and behavioral changes in addiction. So, the therapy starts with identifying the underlying irrational thoughts. These thoughts are then challenged and opposed logically and then replaced with positive thoughts. It also helps to change unwanted behavior with techniques such as meditation.
By imparting positive thoughts and emotions, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) makes the individual self- reliant with a capacity to handle the emotional and behavioral issues in future by themselves without professional help. This self-dependence benefits the patients and prevent relapses.
Many people turn to drugs and alcohol as a way of processing trauma that has affected them in the past. Trauma can include abuse, neglect, the loss of a loved one and other unpleasant incidents. Trauma therapy at Nova Counseling Associates helps patients process trauma. It gives them the tools to deal with it in a healthier manner.
Contingency Management / Motivational Incentives
Contingency Management (CM), also called motivational incentives, is a type of pure behavioral therapy. It’s based on the idea that behavior is shaped, motivated, or controlled by its outcomes. CM is a clinical application at Nova Counseling Associates of operant conditioning, which helps clients eliminate unwanted behaviors by the use of positive and negative reinforcement.
Learn what to expect in regards to setting, amenities, and more.
Payment Options Accepted
For specific insurance or payment methods please contact us.
Is your insurance accepted?
Ask an expert, call (888) 674-0062