New England Recovery and Wellness in Concord, NH

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(4.7 of 5)
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81 Hall St.
Concord NH 03301

New England Recovery and Wellness Philosophy

We focus on all factors when it comes to addiction healing. Bringing together the mind, body, and spirit in unison to create a lifelong journey of happiness without drugs or alcohol. We take all the necessary steps in guiding our clients through the journey of recovery.

Our groups are setup perfectly for all facets of Addiction Recovery. We offer a multitude of group types including; Life Skills Training, Psycho-Education, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma Therapy, Relapse Prevention, and many more that are sure to fit all our clients' needs.

Areas of Specialization

  • Individual Therapy
    This term describes one-on-one therapy, in which a patient and trained counselor, social worker, psychologist or psychiatrist meets privately with a patient to discuss challenges related to lifestyle, work, family and romantic relationships that may have contributed to the development of an addiction.

  • Creative Arts Therapy
    Writing, making art or engaging in theater can be deeply therapeutic for people working to recover from addiction. Many facilities offer one or several forms of creative arts therapy as a way to help patients learn to express their feelings in productive ways.

Facility Highlights

Privately funded facility, does not accept state insurance programs

Massage and Chiropractic Services

Trauma, EMDR, Cognitive Behavioral Therapies

Meet the Staff

Joshua New, LCSW, MSW


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Joshua New is a licensed clinical social worker in the state of New Hampshire, as well as holding licenses in the state of Texas. He earned a master’s degree in clinical social work from the University of New England specializing in the treatment of addiction services. Joshua has experience developing and managing programs in the private as well as the community mental health areas of service. He has 18 years of experience working with addicts and alcoholics personally and over a decade professionally working with individuals with addiction as well as mental health issues. He is trained in EMDR as well to help more complex issues of trauma. After a history of chronic relapse to substances and multiple treatment episodes and “failed” attempts at long term recovery, he was fortunate to find a provider that believed in a long term care model and was able to develop sustainable tools of recovery and a foundation for continued spiritual growth which he passionately still pursues to his day. He is not only trained in the clinical aspects of treatment that he loves to educate and teach individuals and families about, but he is also passionate about his presentation to motivate individuals about optimizing their life in all areas and teaching people how to be empowered, shedding limiting labels and creating a life second to none. Josh’s holistic approach to treating the whole individual physical, spiritually, and emotionally appears to have the most rewarding effect for those he works with. He started his recovery working in the financial industry working as a licensed stock broker for some years before finding his passion professionally to work and serve people seeking a way out of suffering. In that process he met and married his beautiful wife of 15 years and has three amazing children whom he enjoys spending his free time with whether it be at family functions, playing basketball, swimming at the lake, or going on adventures to other states and cities. He believes no matter what as long as he is with his family and strengthening his bonds with them, life is good. A native of New England he is also an avid sports fan and loves all things Boston, but holds a huge passion for football and enjoying the Patriots during the season with his two boys and daughter. Over the last 18 years working on himself professionally and personally through his own pains and joys in recovery three principles appear to guide him daily in his recovery. Living life on life’s terms and strengthening his faith in his higher power, cultivating gratitude and personal empowerment. His belief has been that Happiness is not a destination, but a creation. One which we control and create daily based upon our own humility to remain teachable and disciplined enough to take corrective action. Years ago he remembers sitting in an indigent detox in Southern California and reading an anonymous quote stenciled on the far wall across from him, that for him began the process of his awakening. It read, “Grateful People Are Happy People and Those Who Aint, Aint.”

Laura Slosman, MEd., MLADC


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Beginning in 2003, Laura started working in human services and counseling. Laura has a Master's level license in addiction counseling. A Master's in counseling with undergraduate degree's in addiction and sports medicine. Laura has earned the Thomas H. Mc Tague Award for dedication to addiction studies and was inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa honor society. 360 Guide

Review by Contributors


Located in Concord, N.H., New England Recovery and Wellness (RAW) offers a full continuum of care for adults struggling with chemical dependency and co-occurring disorders. Services include residential treatment, a partial hospitalization program (PHP), an intensive outpatient program (IOP), as well as sober living. As of 2016, the center was one of only two substance abuse treatment facilities throughout the state accredited by The Joint Commission.


According to its website, RAW highlights its commitment to “helping individuals learn how to live an alcohol-and-drug-free life while creating new possibilities for a positive future.” The center’s programs are rooted in evidence-based practices and the 12-step model of recovery.

The professional team collaborates with each patient to create a customized plan. Treatment encompasses individual and group counseling, life skills education, an introduction to 12-Step, and educational groups.

In addition to traditional approaches, the center incorporates holistic and experiential therapy to improve mindfulness, self-esteem, and lifestyle choices. It advocates a healthy lifestyle by incorporating nutritious food, daily fitness sessions, yoga, meditation, as well as Native American and Eastern spirituality approaches into treatment.

RAW’s family program helps bridge the gap between the client and their loved ones while in early recovery. According to its website, the family program is designed to build an understanding of addiction for loved ones while supplying families with the skills necessary to confront problems.

PHP typically lasts 28 to 40 days and focuses on helping clients achieve recovery in a holistic manner. IOP treatment offers educational classes and counseling sessions on a range of topics related to relapse prevention and improving life skills, supporting clients while they transition back into daily life.


RAW's treatment team is led by a medical and clinical director and includes a staff doctor, nurse, therapists, counselors, integrative facilitator, behavioral health techs, and case managers. Of the 19 individual polled by to date, the five individuals numerically surveyed on the matter praised the facility's staff.

Staff Experience and Training: 4.8/5


RAW’s residence is a house-like facility with shared bedrooms and shared living spaces. On weekends, clients go on recreational outings. The individuals polled by to date concerning the facility's accommodations and amenities felt the facility was clean and well-maintained.

Facility Cleanliness and Upkeep: 5/5


At the time of this writing, 16 alumni submitted largely positive feedback about RAW to
Alumni repeatedly praised the caring, helpful, and knowledgeable staff and reported they'd recommend the facility. The three alumni polled extensively all awarded high four- or five-star ratings for the facility's holistic offerings, counseling options, and level of family participation.

Numerous reviewers attributed the program with saving their life. In a representative review, one alum wrote: “From the therapy, Amenities, and awesome weekend activities this place has shown me how to live sober and happy finally. Thank you so so much!”

In an isolated comment about weaknesses of the facility, one former client felt that the program phases were too long, while another offered a negative review after a one-day stay.

On secondary sites, reviewers provided highly favorable impressions of the facility to date: 5 out of five stars based on 26 reviews on Google; and 4.9 stars based on 103 reviews on Facebook, which the organization can manage. [1] [2]

Almost all reviewers echoed the positive comments of alumni polled by, particularly concerning the dedicated and genuine staff, effective therapy and counseling, and life-changing experiences.


The sole loved polled by to date also offered highly favorable feedback for RAW. This individual rated all major categories of a survey – treatment effectiveness, accommodations and amenities, and meals and nutrition – with perfect five stars. They wrote: “I highly recommend this treatment center as an option for anyone who has dual diagnosis with mental health and substance abuse.”


Two staff members offered mainly positive reviews to to date. One cited family services as a strength and lack of withdrawal management as a weakness. Both offered two-star ratings for the incorporation of 12-Step.


RAW accepts most major insurances. Private pay options also are available. The five individuals polled on the matter appreciated the cost of the facility.

Affordability: 5/5

[1] GoogleReviews


Published on June 2018

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Caring and supportive environment where client care is the primary focus..


New England Recovery and Wellness was very patient and caring when dealing with my loved one. All of the staff I dealt with were passionate about helping and were also very knowledgeable. I highly recommend this treatment center as an option for anyone who has dual diagnosis with mental health and substance abuse.

Bill W

The facility is nice, the staff was very helpful. I suggest anyone looking for help to reach out to this place!


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I contacted RAW because I lived nearby and knew I needed help This was in nFeb 2017. VERY FORTUNATELY for me, RAW diverted me to RCA in Westminster MA for a 5-day detox. What a shock it was to leave there and realize this was at best a PHP situation, with the housing 35 minutes away. "Oh, you have to make your own breakfast and dinner". The atmosphere at the house where wee were stored was worse that a frat house. I was stuffed in a room with 2 others, no privacy, just an industrial fluorescent fixture, so no chance to chill and read. The food. the materials were provided. I can think of Kraft Mac & Cheese, nothing resembling a salad, and cereal with whole milk (I can't do milk). Doors slamming as everyone else went outside to smoke. Rap music at full volume on the all the drives. Oh, and we had chores and a completely disgusting shared bath. After one night, I checked out ("against medical advice" of course, though I never met with a medical professional.) Went back to Westminster as soon as they had space and never regretted it.


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New England RAW saved my life. The staff is amazing and they truly care.

Leah G T

They truly saved my life. I walked in there depleted, dead inside and done. They were all my miracles. I cannot say thank you enough to staff for truly saving my life. I wouldn't be here with out you. Now please, I know, it's not my burden but please save my ex before he dies. 😭😭


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Amazing facility.


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This is the place to be if you are chasing after recovery!


What an amazing job they did in putting RAW together! I came to NH when there was just a shell of a building and to see it finished was amazing. It is truly a 5 star facility from the inside out. Great staff, very approachable and client oriented. They are always improving on what already works!


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New England Recovery & Wellness has a great program and an incredibly passionate team of staff. Everyone who works there is passionate about helping others recover from the deadly disease of addiction. I highly recommend New England RAW to anyone who is suffering from drug or alcohol addiction.


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I prayed to find a place as great as this. I had been to countless "Hole in the wall" facilities and the care just wasn't there. I came to this facility completely broken and they showed me love and hope that I've never experienced. From the therapy, Amenities, and awesome weekend activities this place has shown me how to live sober and happy finally. Thank you so so much!

Alexandra G.

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The best and most genuine company I have been privileged to be a part of!


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Great clinicians, knowledgeable staff, and a stellar facility.


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Really awesome opportunity coming here. I never thought I'd be able to live life clean and sober but thanks to them I have hope again. Highly recommend this place to anyone struggling.

T. S.

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Pretty cool place awesome staff and owners are all good people


Intimacy Therapy Amenities were all strengths. A weakness was that the program is long through all phases This was my first treatment and I couldn't of asked for a better experience. They were warm, loving, and caring. I'm so grateful for New England Recovery and Wellness


This facility was great.


Most of the staff are in recovery themselves A downfall was that it just opened. The recovery model is new to the area and offers a wide range of treatment options


Recovery was a strength Great program to get sober in

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