NEW Beginnings Day Treatment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NEW Beginnings is a therapeutic Day Treatment Program for adults with serious, chronic mental illnesses. For over twenty years, this program has been integral part of healing for the individuals with mental health disorders. 

Clients are referred by their Guidance Center therapist and attend the program two to four days per week. Each day consists of group and/or individual therapy, case management, lunch and activities to engage socialization.

Day Treatment
  • Educates clients about their illness(es);
  • Teaches clients how to manage their physical, emotional and mental health needs and,
  • Encourages clients to become an active participant in their recovery process 

Other Day Treatments programs are available at Guidance Center Clinics.  Please call 479.452.6650 for details on date, time and meeting place.

Intensive Day Treatment (IDT)

Intensive Day Treatment is a highly structured progams which teaches clients to better understand their illness, improve their coping skills and gives them the necessary tools to maintain stability.

Program is for Clients who have:
  • Recently been diagnosed with a serious mental illness;
  • Recently discharged from a hospital setting, and/or
  • Experiencing an acute stage of their illness.

This highly structured program teaches participants to better understand their illness, improve their coping skills and gives them the necessary tools to maintain stability. 

The New Beginnings and Intensive Day Treatment program is held at the NEW Center located at 3109 South 70th Street in Fort Smith.  For more details about Day Treatment, please call 479.452.6650.

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  • Fort Smith

    From Oklahoma:

    Take I-540, Exit 8 for AR-22/Rogers Ave.
    Turn right onto AR-22 East/Rogers Ave.
    Turn right onto S. 70th St.
    Destination will be on the left

    From Van Buren:

    Follow I-540 to AR-22 E/Rogers Ave.
    Take Exit 8B
    Continue on AR-22 East/Rogers Ave.
    Drive to S. 70th St.
    Destination will be on the left

  • Van Buren

    From Fort Smith:

    Take I-540 North ramp to I-40
    Merge onto I-540
    Take Exit 2A to merge onto US-64 West toward Van Buren
    Turn right onto Oak Ln.
    Turn right to stay on Oak Ln.
    Destination will be on the left

  • Ozark

    From Fort Smith:

    Take I-540 north ramp to I-40
    Merge onto I-540
    Take Exit 1B for I-40 East/I-540 North toward Little Rock
    Merge onto I-40 East
    Take Exit 35 for AR-23 toward Ozark/Huntsville
    Turn right onto AR-23 South

  • Booneville

    From Fort Smith:

    Take Interstate 540 South
    Take Exit 12 toward US-71 South to Texarkana
    Turn left onto US-71 South (signs for Greenwood/Texarkana)
    Turn left onto West Center St.
    Continue onto AR-10 East to North Welsh Ave.
    Turn right onto North Welsh Ave.
    Destination will be on the left.

  • Paris

    From Fort Smith:

    Take I-540 South
    Take Exit 8B to merge onto AR-22 East/Rogers Ave.
    Keep left to continue on Rogers Ave.
    Continue onto to Fort Street
    Continue onto AR-22 East/West Central Ave.
    Turn right onto South 4th St.
    Turn left onto East Academy St.
    Turn right onto South 6th St.

  • Waldron

    From Fort Smith:

    Take I-540 South
    Take exit 12 toward US-71 South/Texarkana
    Turn left onto US-71 South (signs for Greenwood/Texarkana)
    Turn left onto Dayton Rd./Old Fort Smith and Waldron Rd.
    Turn left onto US-71 South
    Turn right onto Rice Rd.

  • Mena

    From Fort Smith:

    Take I-540 South
    Take Exit 12 toward US-71 South/Texarkana
    Turn left onto US-71 South (signs for Greenwood/Texarkana)
    Turn left onto Dayton Rd./Old Fort Smith and Waldron Rd.
    Continue to follow Dayton Rd.
    Turn left onto US-71 South
    Turn left onto South Cherry St.

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The guidance center Fort smith, ar 3111 South 70th Street
Fort Smith, AR 72903-5017
(479) 452-6650