ABOUT NEW HORIZONS TREATMENT CENTER
Located in Rome, Ga., 70 miles northwest of Atlanta in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, New Horizons Treatment Center offers outpatient medication-assisted treatment for individuals struggling with addiction to opioids. Methadone detox is available on-site.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
According to the New Horizons Treatment Center’s website, treatment begins with an individual assessment. Assessments consist of a screening and a comprehensive interview with a professional counselor, which is used to determine the client’s medical, psychiatric, substance abuse, and psychosocial status and history. Also, clients undergo a physical exam before beginning treatment. Those found unsuitable for treatment at New Horizons are referred to other treatment facilities.
This facility offers methadone and Suboxone maintenance programs, accompanied by at least two hours a month of both individual and group counseling, to help address the root causes of addiction. Efforts are also made to help clients to lead healthy lives during and after treatment — life skills training is offered, as well as vocational and educational counseling, support services, and referrals. The facility’s website notes thatis offered, but does not give specifics.
HIV testing and infectious disease prevention services are also available.
There is currently no information provided by the facility regarding its treatment staff, however, the four individuals polled by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing gave the facility an average rating of 3.25 out of five stars for its staff’s level of training and experience.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
The three alumni polled by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing provided positive reviews, and indicated they would recommend or strongly recommend treatment at New Horizons Treatment Center.
Counseling options and holistic offerings received three out of five stars or lower from all former clients, indicating that treatment is not particularly varied. This interpretation is supported by a comment from alum Jamie. “You must work to find other counseling,” they wrote. However, Jamie did note it was “easy to get appointments and the counselors were very good.
Another anonymous alum echoed the praise for the staff, describing them as “positively effective.”
The four people who left reviews for New Horizons Treatment Center on Google at the time of this writing provided mixed feedback. The facility received an average of 3.8 out of five stars. 
One individual commented “weak counseling,” while another wrote: “Wonderful reception, professional staff, very kind nurses and physicians!”
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
The single loved one polled by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing gave mostly positive feedback, indicating that they would recommend the facility. They gave the center four out of five stars for treatment effectiveness.
They awarded four or five stars for most categories evaluated, and praised the “cleanliness, Order, Friendly Staff, Good Treatments,” though they also added that the cost of treatment was a weakness.
New Horizons Treatment Center’s website indicates that health insurance is accepted, but does not provide details of preferred carriers. The four people polled by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing gave the facility an average rating of 3.5 out of five stars for the affordability of its treatment.