HERO Addiction Recovery

HERO Addiction Recovery

Stephen Center’s HERO Program provides substance abuse treatment for low-income and homeless individuals. Services are also provided for those who are dually-diagnosed with both substance abuse and mental illness. The HERO Program is a state-licensed, nationally accredited (CARF) facility utilizing evidence based practices and client focused care. Multiple levels of care include:

  • Long term residential care
  • Short term residential care
  • Non-residential intensive outpatient treatment
  • Non-residential outpatient treatment
  • Substance abuse evaluations
 

 

Levels of Care

Inpatient Services

Clients live in the John Hoich Center for Recovery to complete residential treatment followed by intensive outpatient treatment within a structured living environment that utilizes a “step down” system of addiction recovery.

Outpatient Services

Stephen Center provides non-residential outpatient services consisting of 6-8 weeks of group and individual co-occurring treatment. Costs are based on a sliding scale. Some Stephen Center residents in emergency shelter and permanent supportive housing qualify for services at no cost.

Intensive Outpatient Services

Stephen Center provides non-residential intensive outpatient services consisting of 12-16 weeks of group and individual co-occurring treatment. Costs are based on a sliding scale. Some Stephen Center residents in emergency shelter and permanent supportive housing qualify for services at no cost.

Substance Abuse Evaluations

Stephen Center provides substance use evaluations by appointment only. To schedule an appointment:

  1. Come to Stephen Center on Tuesdays between 4-6 p.m.
  2. Please bring a photo ID
  3. Make a payment of $25 (exact cash or credit card only). Your money will not be deposited until you come in for service.
  4. You will then be SCHEDULED for an evaluation within one week of the day you come in.
  5. You will be given a card with the appointment date and time, and who your appointment is with.
  6. Please plan for 2.5 hours to complete the evaluation. The first 30 minutes you will be completing assessments and then meet with the assigned evaluator.
  7. You will be given an application and releases of information to fill out prior to your appointment to bring with you to your scheduled appointment. If you do not have this paperwork filled out with you when you come for your appointment you will need to reschedule.
  8. For questions, please contact Erica Beisch, Intake Coordinator at 402-715-5451 or Sharon Hughbanks, HERO Program Director at 402-715-5454.

CARF establishes national consumer-focused standards to help organizations measure and improve the quality of their programs and services. Stephen Center’s emergency shelter, PSH and HERO programs have all been accredited. We are the only organization in Nebraska that has earned accreditation for emergency shelter.

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