The merger of New Light Consultants, Inc. and New Light Child and Family Institute is now known simply as outpatient substance abuse recovery and mental health care.Millington and Caro, Michigan, the organization’s main focus is to provide treatment and assistance to children and families in the foster care system, which includes
Treatment and Staff
Clients undergo an initial intake and assessment allowing staff members to develop an plan based on their unique recovery needs. Clients suffering from addiction and co-occurring disorders are treated through the New Light Consultants branch and participate in and as well as integration. All treatment uses though specific modalities vary depending on the client and their needs. The program also offers support for sexual, physical and emotional abuse, as well as depression, anxiety and other family-related issues. Group topics include strategies and educational sessions about addiction as a disease.
Staff consists of clinical , s, LMSWs and additional Master’s-level clinicians.
Additional services include prevention and early intervention programs—like the STOP program for adults and adolescents that is 10 weeks-long and consists of group sessions dedicated to exploring the risks and potential effects of substance abuse. The FIGHT program is also 10 weeks in duration and is designed for youth and families. It is a home-based program meeting three times a week, eventually tapering down to once a week. FIGHT treats substance abuse and mental health disorders with emphasis on family integration. DWI/DUI assessments are also available.
New Light Child and Family Institute also offers foster care and adoption support, family reunification counseling and the 12-week EMBRACE program that teaches healthy parenting skills.
Overall, New Light is a well-rounded organization that offers outpatient treatment for clients of all ages. While many of the facility’s services are focused on family-related issues, individuals seeking flexible outpatient therapy for addiction and co-occurring disorders are also welcome to attend. While those in need of more intensive treatment may need to look elsewhere, New Light remains an affordable option worth considering for those in the area.
8511 State Rd
Millington, MI 48746
852 S Hooper St
Caro, MI 48723
New Light Cost: Sliding scale. Reach New Light at (989) 672-0784 (Caro) and (989) 871-6695 (Millington) or by email at [email protected]. Find New Light on
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