Northsight Recovery Accredited
NorthSight Recovery currently focuses on providing inclusive and multidisciplinary care to individuals 18 years and older from various ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds. NorthSight specializes in treating complex mental health diagnoses, co-occurring problematic substance use, and lacking social determinants of health. NorthSight Recovery treats individuals with various mental health and psychiatric conditions, including but not limited to Mood and anxiety disorders, personality disorders, trauma, stressor-related disorders, Schizophrenia spectrum and psychotic disorders, and substance-related and addictive disorders.
Transitional Living Homes: NorthSight Recovery offers clients a safe and therapeutic housing option to assist in their recovery process. Our transitional homes are licensed through AZDHS and accredited through AzRHA. They help ease clients into daily living, reinforce therapy and life skills, provide assistance in the self-administration of medication, and prepare clients to live self-sufficient lives in Recovery. The homes operate on a daily schedule that incorporates life skills groups and activities designed to practice the material covered in groups. The schedule is also intended to include unique activities that aid in teaching clients to have fun. Additionally, staff report behaviors and additional relevant information to the clinical team, providing objectivity. See attached schedule.
Ambulatory Detoxification: We have an ambulatory detox program to mitigate or divert the need for costly higher levels of care. Criteria include that they reside in our sober living as our intake sober living is staffed with a BHT 24/7, or they have responsible support who can monitor progress, and should not have significant, acute, comorbid conditions or risk factors for severe withdrawal. The length of medication utilization is based on individual needs. In addition to medication, their service plan typically consists of individual, group, and family therapies. We treat all substance use disorders. Medications include Naltrexone, Vivitrol, and Suboxone.
Outpatient Programming: The primary focus of outpatient programming is prevention and ongoing support.
Intensive Outpatient Programming: Goals of our IOP program vary based on population, acuity, and individual member needs. The IOP program looks to address the following general goals:
To achieve abstinence
To foster behavioral changes that support abstinence and a new lifestyle
To facilitate active participation in community-based support systems (e.g., 12-Step fellowship)
To assist clients in identifying and addressing a wide range of psychosocial problems (e.g., housing, employment, adherence to probation requirements)
To assist clients in developing a positive support network
To improve clients' problem-solving skills and coping strategies
Partial Hospitalization Programming/Day Program: Our PHP/Day Program aims to help the patient understand their illness, adjust to medication schedules, build coping skills, and set recovery goals that will enable them to return to functioning and prevent or reduce inpatient hospitalization. Each patient's length of stay will depend upon the patient's individual treatment needs.
Treatments are tailored to meet each member's needs. The program uses Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) principles as well as a wide variety of integrative therapies, including art, equine-assisted therapy, and health and wellness. The program embraces a trauma-informed
environment of care, which considers all of a patient's life experiences that might play a role in their mental and physical health.
Depending on the needs of each patient, time in the PHP may feature the following components:
Our PHP utilizes a multidisciplinary approach to meet each patient's treatment goals. A Doctorate level practitioner let team includes several licensed clinicians, case managers, peer support, and medical staff.
Our program is authored by Dr. Brittany Pierce, PsyD, and Dr. Laurel Rettle, Ph.D., LPC, LISAC and is based on SAMHSA's guidance for the treatment of mental health and substance use disorders. We leverage a multidisciplinary team and a multi-faceted approach. We provide a continuum of recovery-oriented services that help ensure that adults experiencing a severe mental illness or substance use disorder can lead healthier, more productive lives. We have Doctorate and master’s Level licensed clinicians that work with a multidisciplinary team to provide an array of services based on an individual member's needs, including psychiatric care and medication management; physical health services, individual, family, and group counseling services; intensive case management; wellness services focused on whole-person care; workforce development, employment support, and peer support.
NorthSight Recovery utilizes evidence-based treatment models, including Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Contingency Management (CM), Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Tension, Stress, and Trauma Release (TRE)
and pharmacological methods as necessary. Additional therapeutic modalities are utilized to supplement, including yoga and meditation, sound healing, and equine therapy. Objective measures are used to track outcomes, including client satisfaction, symptom presentation, social determinants of health, and overall sense of wellness, to ensure program efficacy.
Through client-focused care, a stable living environment, community partnerships, and lifelong dedication, NorthSight Recovery is committed to helping those whose quality of life has been compromised by substance use and mental health difficulties.
Arizona Department of Health Services