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New Prospects

392 Prospect Street, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 06604
New Prospects is an intensive residential rehabilitation program that aims to help people with substance abuse and co-occurring mental illness build better lives. Offering different approaches to treatment for men and women, the New Prospects program supports clients through each step of the recovery process and also provides treatment for trauma and psychiatric disorders. The program is categorized as a 3.7R level of care, and the typical length of stay is approximately 30 days.

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  • Gender-Specific Treatment Modalities


  • Holistic Therapy

    Facilities that offer “holistic therapy” see and treat patients in the context of their entire lives and health status. They treat the “whole person,” not just the addiction.
  • Dual Diagnosis/ Co-Occurring Disorders Treatment

    These two terms describe a person who is not only addicted to drugs or alcohol, but also has a mental or emotional illness, such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, etc. Facilities that treat patients with dual-diagnosis or co-occurring disorders provide psychiatric treatment in addition to drug and alcohol rehabilitation services.

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Meet the Staff

  • John Hamilton
    John HamiltonCEO
    John Hamilton, RNP’s Chief Executive Officer, has worked in the field of addiction prevention and treatment since 1981, and holds licenses in Alcohol and Drug Counseling and Marriage and Family Therapy. Currently, John serves on the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) Steering Committee of the Clinical Trials Network, and Chair of the Community Treatment Provider (CTP)Policy Committee. John also serves as Chairman of the Advisory Board and is on the Executive Board for the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS), Vice President of the Board of Directors for Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) and the Regional Youth Adult Social Action Partnership (RYASAP), Chair for the CTP of Fairfield County, and is actively involved in community prevention councils in Fairfield County. Previously John served as Chair of the Dissemination Committee for the NIDA Clinical Trials Network, Past President of the Southwest Connecticut Mental Health Systems Board, Chair of the Ethics Committee for the Connecticut Certification Board (SWCMHS), and President of the New England Association of Drug Court Professionals. John presents locally and internationally on a variety of topics and is considered an expert in the field of addiction treatment and prevention. and prevention.
  • Dorna Stover
    Dorna StoverCOO
    Dorna Stover, RNP's Chief Operating Officer, acquired her Bachelors Degree in Sociology from Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Connecticut. She received her Masters Degree in Public Administration from University of Hartford, West Hartford, Connecticut. Ms. Stover's vast accomplishments constitute twenty-five years of diversified and progressively responsible experience within the behavioral health environment. Some of the highlights of her accomplishments are: coordinated renovations at the shelter's third and fourth floors; monitored compliance to fire and building codes; successfully secured funds via State Bond Commission; designed and edited organization's annual reports; prepared policy and procedure manual; secured additional funding for renovations through applications for grant-in-aid; revised the organization's brochures; implemented first multi-user/multi-tasking computer system; planned/implemented automated medication dispensing system; supervised/prepared descriptive and trend reports in an automated environment. Dorna is a member of DMHAS Multicultural Advisory Council and the Co-Chair of Region I, Multicultural Council.

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Great place! Staff are very helpful and go above and beyond for the clients. The food could be better but that is the only issue and not even an important one.
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very nice place.
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I found New Prospects to be effective for me. One can only get out what one puts in. I met many great people and a few not so great, both workers and clients. For me, I needed the this place. Life has not been a bowl of cherries since, but I have maintained 2 1/2 years clean time since. New Prospects offers clean private rooms w/your own bath, 1 on 1 therapy as well as group with qualified staff. My stay there in 2014 was a game changher and saved my life.
    This was the best 30 day program I have ever been to. I recommend it to everyone.
      A completely unsafe environment for women.