Address: 3490 West 81st Avenue - Merrillville, IN 46410
Phone Number: 219-736-5990
Website: http://www.freshstartcounseling.org

Addiction Treatment & Rehab Overview

Fresh Start Counseling Services is a substance abuse treatment provider located in Merrillville, IN (Lake County). They also provided treatment for non substance related addiction disorder and gambling addiction disorder.

They serve DUI/DWI clients only. Fresh Start Counseling Services accepts all age groups and treats both men and women.


Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Licensing & Certifications

Fresh Start Counseling Services has the following licenses and/or certifications. Please contact the facility for more information.

  • State Substance Abuse Agency
  • State Mental Health Department

Addiction Treatment Setting

Fresh Start Counseling Services provides drug and alcohol addiction treatment in the following setting(s):

  • Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment
  • Regular Outpatient Substance Abuse Addiction Treatment

Type of Opioid Treatment

Fresh Start Counseling Services offers the following opioid addiction treatm services:

  • Does not treat opioid addiction

Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatment Approaches

Fresh Start Counseling Services uses the following addiction treatment approaches:

  • Anger Management
  • Brief Intervention
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Matrix Model
  • Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Substance use counseling approach
  • 12 Step Facilitation

Rehab Counseling and Education

Fresh Start Counseling Services offers the following counseling and education programs:

  • Individual Counseling
  • Group Counseling
  • Family Counseling
  • Marital/Couples Counseling
  • Substance Abuse Education

Specialty Drug & Alcohol Rehab Programs

Fresh Start Counseling Services offers the following specialty addiction treatment programs:

  • Addiction Treatment For Client's Referred From The Court System
  • Addiction Treatment For Those Who Have Suffered Domestic Violence

Addiction Treatment Ancillary Services

Fresh Start Counseling Services offers the following ancillary services to go along with their addiction treatment:

  • Domestic Violence Services

Drug Alcohol Rehab Transitional Programs / Services

Fresh Start Counseling Services offers the following transitional programs to assist their clients post-treatment:

  • Aftercare / Continuing Care
  • Discharge Planning

Rehab Center Payment Information and Financial Assistance

Below is the information regarding payment accepted and/or funding information for Fresh Start Counseling Services:

  • Private Health Insurance
  • Sliding fee scale (fee is based on income and other factors)

Addiction Treatment Screening / Pre-Treatment Services

Fresh Start Counseling Services utilizes the following screening and pre-treatment methods:

  • Comprehensive substance use assessment
  • Outreach to persons in the community

Health & Substance Screening and Testing Services

Fresh Start Counseling Services screens and tests for the following substances and/or health conditions:

  • Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing
  • Drug or alcohol urine screening
  • Screening for Substance Use

Facility Smoking Policies & Cessation Services

Fresh Start Counseling Services has the following smoking policies/assistance:

  • Smoking permitted in designated area
  • Screening for tobacco use
  • Smoking/tobacco cessation counseling