Residents coming to Novation will have evaluations done in various phases,
Prior to visit:
Prior to coming, an intake assessment is done to review clinical need. This will be an evaluation focused on current substance use history but will include an overview of social, developmental, legal, psychiatric and medical histories. The intake assessment will also be looking at current medical need and risk for drug and alcohol withdrawals. This evaluation will generally be done by our medical director and/or executive director.
Upon arrival at Novation:
On arrival at Novation, you can expect to have an evaluation done by our Milieu Coordinator which will assess for current medical risk for withdrawals as well as orient you to Novation Center. You will be expected to submit to a urine drug screen which may also be sent to a lab for confirmation.