Person-Centered Supports

New Vitae Wellness and Recovery utilizes a team approach to assist each individual to accomplish their personal goals and maintain holistic wellness.  New Vitae emphasizes the use of the recovery model and person-centered supports to optimize personal choice and preferences in developing services.

What are Person-Centered Supports?

Person-Centered Supports are services that are designed around you or your family member.  Your/your loved one’s dreams and hopes for the future are used to determine what types of services might assist best in attaining those goals.  We emphasize life-planning; our services can support you/your family member while achieving an individualized vision of recovery.  New Vitae’s strength-based approach uses the skills, relationships, cultural practices, and talents you/your loved one possess in order to assist with development of a wellness “tool kit.”  Whether you are looking to manage your moods, reduce your experience of symptoms, improve your relationships with others, gradually increase your personal independence, or have other goals identified, our staff is able to assist you with breaking down larger goals and providing personalized supports to assist you/your family member with achieving lasting changes.

How does New Vitae Wellness and Recovery use Person-Centered Supports?

New Vitae is able to use a variety of tools and techniques to ensure that your/your loved one’s services are individualized and based on personal needs and preferences.  Our services begin with a series of assessments that will help to identify likes, dislikes, strengths, and challenges that can be used to initiate a plan of services.  As one begins to explore the variety of support options, different services will be helpful in managing or reducing the experience of symptoms.   These are the services that will form the basis of a personalized recovery plan.  However, investigation and participation in new activities is routinely encouraged.

What are some of the Person-Centered Services that are currently utilized at New Vitae?

It would be difficult to create a full list of the various New Vitae and community services that support our residents and participants; however, the following is a brief list of supports that have been utilized to develop personal recovery and wellness tools:

  • Medication Education and Administration Services
  • Co-occurring Addiction Services
  • Mentoring Services for Independent Living Skill Building
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy Group
  • Rainbow Group for LGBTI individuals and allies
  • Partial Hospital Groups
  • Prevocational and Community Employment
  • 12 Step Meetings
  • Equine Therapy Resources
  • Celebrate Recovery Meetings
  • Use of Certified Peer Specialist services
  • Recreational Activity
  • Volunteer Opportunities

Additionally, many of our participants agree to utilize GeneSight, an evidence-based service that identifies preferred medications based on your specific genetic code.  In this way, our teams can be focused on prescribing the right medication along with additional services that blend advances in pharmacology and other community-based services.

What happens if needs or preferences change?

It is likely that needs and/or preferences change through time.  As a result, individualized recovery plans and support plans are updated regularly to reflect progress and new goals.  In addition to reviewing progress on your most recent set of goals, staff will assist with developing new steps toward achieving new personalized goals.  

It is the mission of New Vitae Wellness and Recovery to provide personalized, holistic services to those seeking individualized care.  Please contact us with additional questions.  

"New Vitae Young Adult Services has helped me so much. The mentor staff is great. They are reliable, and always willing to teach me how to do things, rather than just doing them for me. Since coming to the program, I've grown into a better person."

- Tess C. (former resident)