ABOUT NOVA BEHAVIORAL HEALTH IN DAYTON, OH
Nova Behavioral Health, located in Dayton, Ohio, offers residential and outpatient treatment along withprograms to adults struggling with substance abuse and/or mental health disorders.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
The facility’s treatment program follows a holistic approach and uses the 12-steps. To be admitted, clients can contact the facility directly by phone to schedule an assessment appointment. Most clients in the residential programs remain in treatment for an average of 28 days. Nova Behavioral Health offers separate men’s and women’s residential programs, an outpatient/program, and two specialized residential programs: Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment (IDDT) and MorningStar. IDDT is for individuals who have . MorningStar is for adults who have serious mental health disorders and minimal or no substance abuse problems.
Throughout treatment, clients receive a minimum of 30 hours per week of programming including individual and group therapy, trauma informed care services, anger management, effective communication, parenting skills, healthy boundaries and relapse prevention. Outpatient andprogramming is offered to all clients who complete a residential program, and may involve individual or group therapy. Clients in this program set individual goals to achieve and sustain recovery.
There is currently no information provided by Nova Behavioral Health regarding its treatment staff. Four out of six alumni surveyed by Best-rehabs.com stated they felt facility staff were experienced and well-trained.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
There is currently no information provided by Nova Behavioral Health regarding its living arrangements and related offerings. However, six alumni surveyed by Best-rehabs.com gave the facility average ratings of four stars out of five for accommodations and amenities and 4.2 stars for meals and nutrition.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
At the time of this writing there have been six alumni polled by Best-rehabs.com. The reviews were positive, and five of the six reviewers said they would recommend Nova Behavioral Health to friends or family members seeking treatment. The anonymous clients gave the facility an average of 3.7 out of five stars for staff experience, four stars for cleanliness, 4.5 stars for family participation, and 3.5 stars for counseling options. The facility received an average of 1.2 stars out of five for holistic offerings, 2.3 stars for exercise and leisure, and 4.8 stars for affordability.
When asked about strengths of the facility, alumni mentioned group therapy, a caring staff, and several staff members having gone through recovery themselves. When asked to comment on facility weaknesses, alumni said they had too much free time and needed more exercise options. One alum added additional commentary, saying, “The Nova House saved my life literally. I was at deaths door when I arrived there. They promised me help and hope. And they came through 110%.”
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
At the time of this writing there have been three friends or family members of clients polled by Best-rehabs.com. Two reviewers said the facility did not help their loved one, but the third gave Nova Behavioral Health good reviews and said he would recommend it to others. Two anonymous loved ones gave the facility one and three out of five stars for treatment effectiveness, two and three star-ratings for accommodations and amenities, and three stars for meals and nutrition. None of the three reviewers felt there were many counseling options to choose from. One of the loved ones agreed that the facility is adequately equipped and staffed to treat, and agreed that facility staff are experienced and well-trained.
The reviewers felt that strengths of the facility were the counseling program, the facility equipment, and the people at Nova. They felt that the facility could improve upon the length of treatment. One reviewer added, “I don’t think it was effective enough for my sibling.” Another said, “Great people! Great facilities!”
There is currently no information provided by the facility regarding its costs. However, Nova Behavioral Health accepts Medicaid. Financial support is available for residents of Montgomery County through the local ADAMHS Board based on household income and family size. Clients are encouraged to contact the facility directly for additional information regarding the cost of treatment.