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About Us

About Us: Our History

New Choices Treatment Center (NCTC) is a compassionate and family-oriented substance abuse treatment center located in San Antonio, Texas. Established in 2018, we offer a comprehensive range of services, including detox, residential, intensive outpatient, and outpatient programs. 

Our goal is to provide a supportive and nurturing environment where individuals can create a brighter future with new, healthier choices.

Our Mission and Core Values

At NCTC, our mission is to empower our clients with the skills and tools they need to achieve long-term sobriety. We believe that recovery is possible for everyone, and we are committed to helping each individual who walks through our doors find their unique path to a substance-free life. 

Our core values include:

  • Providing a non-judgmental, home-like environment where clients feel safe and supported
  • Emphasizing meaningful connections and honest communication between clients and staff
  • Treating each client with compassion, respect, and dignity
  • Offering evidence-based therapies tailored to individual needs
  • Promoting a holistic approach to recovery that addresses the mind, body, and spirit
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What Sets Us Apart

What distinguishes NCTC from other treatment centers is our clinically-based approach to addiction treatment. 

Our highly credentialed staff includes medical doctors, registered nurses, licensed professional counselors, and licensed chemical dependency counselors. Our team utilizes evidence-based therapies that are proven to be effective in treating substance use disorder (SUD) and co-occurring mental health disorders.

This way, we can be sure that you are getting the care, support, and compassion you need during your recovery journey.

Person-Centered Therapy

Person-centered therapy is a non-directive approach that emphasizes the therapeutic relationship between the client and therapist. 

Our compassionate therapists create a non-judgmental environment where clients can safely explore their thoughts, feelings, and experiences. Through this process, clients develop a greater sense of self-awareness and self-acceptance, which can lead to positive changes in their lives.

Trauma-Informed Care

Many individuals who struggle with substance abuse have experienced trauma in their lives. Our trauma-informed approach recognizes the impact of trauma on an individual’s mental health and substance use. 

Our compassionate staff creates a supportive environment where clients can process their traumatic experiences and develop healthy coping mechanisms. 

At NCTC, we believe that a comprehensive, clinically-based approach is essential to achieving lasting recovery. Our experienced team is dedicated to providing the highest quality care to help our clients overcome their substance abuse and build a foundation for a healthy, fulfilling life.

Personalized Treatment Plans

We understand that each client’s journey to recovery is unique. That’s why we develop personalized treatment plans that address each individual’s specific needs, challenges, and goals. 

Our comprehensive dual diagnosis support ensures that clients receive the care they need for both their substance abuse and any underlying mental health issues.

Intimate Living Accommodations

At NCTC, we believe that a comfortable and supportive living environment is essential to the recovery process. Our intimate living accommodations provide a safe and welcoming space where clients can focus on their healing and personal growth.

Family Involvement and Alumni Support

We understand that each client’s journey to recovery is unique. That’s why we develop personalized treatment plans that address each individual’s specific needs, challenges, and goals. 

Our comprehensive dual diagnosis support ensures that clients receive the care they need for both their substance abuse and any underlying mental health issues.

What We Treat

Achieving long-term sobriety requires a comprehensive, evidence-based approach to treatment. 

At New Choices Treatment Center, we offer a full continuum of care to support you at every stage of your recovery journey. 

From medical detox to aftercare and alumni services, our programs are designed to provide you with the tools, skills, and support you need to maintain your sobriety and build a fulfilling life in recovery.

Substance Use Disorders

NCTC provides comprehensive treatment for a wide range of substance abuse disorders, including:

Co-Occurring Disorders

Many individuals struggling with substance abuse also face co-occurring mental health disorders. We specialize in treating a variety of these conditions in conjunction with our substance use disorder programs, such as:

How We Do It

NCTC offers a full continuum of care to meet clients wherever they are in their recovery journey. Our levels of care include:

Medical Detox: 24/7 medical supervision to safely manage withdrawal symptoms.

Residential Inpatient: Structured, intensive treatment in a home-like setting.

Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP): Full-day programming while clients live at home or in sober living.

Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP): Half-day programming while individuals transition back into daily life.

Outpatient Programs: Flexible treatment sessions to accommodate work and family obligations.

Aftercare and Alumni Services: Ongoing support and resources to maintain long-term sobriety.

Evidence-Based Therapies

Our clinical team employs a variety of evidence-based therapies to address the complex nature of substance abuse and mental health issues. 

These include:

  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT): Identifying and changing negative thought patterns and behaviors.
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT): Developing skills in mindfulness, emotion regulation, distress tolerance, and interpersonal effectiveness.
  • Trauma-Focused Therapies: Processing and healing from traumatic experiences that contribute to substance abuse.
  • Experiential Therapies: Using art, music, and recreation to explore emotions and promote self-expression.
  • Holistic Approaches: Incorporating yoga, nutrition education, and fitness to support overall well-being.

Specialized Tracks

At NCTC, we also offer specialized treatment tracks to meet the unique needs of different populations, including:

  • Dual Diagnosis Treatment: Integrated care for individuals with co-occurring substance abuse and mental health disorders
  • LGBTQIA+-Friendly Programs: Affirming and inclusive care that addresses the specific challenges faced by LGBTQIA+ individuals in recovery, promoting a sense of safety, acceptance, and community.
  • Culturally-Sensitive Care: Respectful and responsive treatment that acknowledges the role of cultural background and identity in the recovery process.

You Can Start Making New Choices Today

At New Choices Treatment Center, we understand that reaching out for help can be difficult, but you don’t have to face this challenge alone. Our compassionate team is here to support you every step of the way on your journey to recovery.

Whether you’re seeking help for yourself or a loved one, we’re ready to listen and provide the guidance you need. Take the first step towards a healthier, happier future by contacting us today.

At NCTC, we believe that connection makes recovery possible. Let us help you build the connections and skills you need to overcome addiction and build a foundation for lasting sobriety. Your new life starts here – reach out to us today.