NorthPoint Recovery, Boise, Idaho

Idaho state capital building and city of Boise
10787 W Ustick Rd
Boise , ID, 83713

Overview of NorthPoint Recovery

NorthPoint Recovery is a behavioral healthcare facility situated in Boise, Idaho. They serve both male and female victims of substance abuse and provide them with treatment and rehabilitation. The center is fully accredited with treatment programs that boast a high success rate and a host of alumni that give the staff and facility glowing praise.
The facility offers a continuum of care that starts with an initial assessment of the sole purpose of which is to determine every client’s individual needs. On-site detox facilities are offered to those that need it. Following this, clients can opt to seek treatment in the inpatient or outpatient program. An aftercare program is also devised by the staff for each client to reduce any risks of relapse.
The diagnosis arrived at after the initial assessment, and the client’s preferences are taken into consideration when devising their individualized treatment plan and placing them in a program. This ensures that a particular client receives the individualized that they need. Additionally, the ratio of staff to a client is maintained at 2:1 to facilitate better care.

Accommodation and Food

The residential facility at NorthPoint is co-ed and houses both male and female resident clients in the same campus though in separate quarters. The residential complex has a capacity of accommodating 22c clients at a time. The bedrooms are shared by two clients residing together and furnished with beds, closet space, and shelves. There are several bathrooms in each house to be shared by the residents.
The facility offers ample space for socializing both inside as well as outside the residential building. There are several big couches, cushions, etc. lying around for clients to hang out and watch TV at their leisure. The campus also has a well-maintained backyard with picnic benches and umbrella shades surrounded by tall trees providing a relaxed ambiance for the clients.
Food is offered three times a day in a dining room furnished with round tables and chairs. A professional caterer provides fresh and nutritious meals while snacks are provided round the clock for clients to avail whenever they experience hunger.

Treatment Options at NorthPoint Recovery

This facility offers treatment in an inpatient as well as an outpatient setting for the better convenience of their clients. Additionally, their range of treatment options also include a 28-day detox program that provides comprehensive medically monitored detox to clients. Some of the treatment options offered here includes the following:
Inpatient services

  • Alcohol Detox Program
  • Drug Rehab Program
    Dual Diagnosis treatment

Outpatient services

  • Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)
  • Dual Diagnosis Treatment

Therapy Choices at NorthPoint Recovery

The therapy choices available to clients at this facility include:

  • 12 step facilitation
  • Group therapy
  • Individual counseling
  • Psychoeducation classes
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Recreational therapy
  • Dual diagnosis support
  • Art therapy
  • Yoga
  • Music therapy
  • AA/NA meetings
  • Aftercare planning

Payment Options and Insurances

Cost of treatment at NorthPoint Recovery varies depending on the insurance owned by the client at the coverage it provides. The team at the facility works closely with the clients to help them figure out the best payment options along with any out of pocket expenses that they may have to bear. The facility accepts payment in the form of self-pay as well as state-funded or private insurances. Some insurances accepted here include the following:

  • Aetna
  • Allegiance
  • Anthem
  • Beacon
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Choice Health
  • GEHA
  • HMSA
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Horizon Healthcare
  • Multiplan
  • PacificSource
  • Premera
  • Providence
  • UMR
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • ValueOptions


NorthPoint recovery is accredited by the Joint Commission.

NorthPoint Recovery Amenities

This facility offers one of the highest quality drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers in Idaho as well as the Treasure Valley. Their empirically based program has proven to be successful with a high percent of alumni attributing their sobriety to the treatment and support they received at NorthPoint. The individualized treatment programs incorporate both traditional techniques such as 12 step philosophy and evidence-based practices with holistic therapies.
The facility also offers dual diagnosis support to clients who suffer from co-occurring mental disorders. These mental health issues are often the cause of or stem from substance abuse and result in the exacerbation of the addiction. NorthPoint’s treatment program for co-occurring disorders ensures that clients undergo a more well-rounded recovery.

Staff at NorthPoint

The staff of over 30 members at this facility comprises of highly qualified team ofCADCs, LPCs, RNs, Psych techs, Medical doctors and LPNs. They also have a nursing team that provides round the clock support to ensure relapse prevention and better care of the clients. Some of the important staff members of the NorthPoint rehab include:

John Bates
Chief Medical Director

John Bates has 12 years of professional experience in the field of behavioral healthcare prior to which he served in the US Marine Corps. In his position as the Chief Medical Director at NorthPoint, he provides oversight for the residential facilities at the center and psychiatric treatment in the dual diagnosis program. He also oversees and manages the medical staff at the facility.

Nycole Thomas
Director of Patient Services

Nycole Thomas is a registered nurse serving as the Director of patient services at NorthPoint. She specializes in providing care and overseeing the progress of individual clients in their recovery program. She is also certified by the ACLS to offer supervision during medically monitored detox. She has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Boise State University.

Tim Adrian
Director of Clinical Outreach

Tim Adrian has over 10 years of experience in the behavioral healthcare industry. As a former substance abuse victim who has fully recovered and is 20 years sober, he is specially equipped to help assess and help prospective clients. He has a bachelor’s degree from Oregon State University.

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