We will help you get a fresh start for recovery.

Fresh Start Recovery Center, in Gaithersburg, Maryland, offers comprehensive treatment for substance abuse and co-occurring mental health disorders. We are conveniently located close to the Washington, D.C. metro area and Maryland’s Montgomery, Howard and Frederick counties. We are dedicated to serving the communities in the state of Maryland and along the East Coast. We offer a Partial Hospitalization Program, along with Intensive Outpatient and Outpatient programs at our facility. If you desire to change your life, reach out to us today.

Since our opening in 2017 we have provided a healing environment for outpatient drug and alcohol treatment. We provide comprehensive, individualized drug treatment focused on helping you achieve and maintain long term recovery. We believe in going far beyond a simple outpatient approach. Under the clinical direction of Viktoriya Karakcheyeva, MS, NCC, LCPC-LS, our certified therapists and addiction counselors integrate your therapy with family support, vocational and life coaching, as well as individualized aftercare planning that targets the issues that you are facing.

Levels of Care

Partial Hospitalization Program

Our Partial Hospitalization Program, or PHP, approaches treatment on a part-time, intensive basis, structured around your needs as you enter early recovery.

Whether you are moving from inpatient care to our PHP or decided that joining a PHP program would be a positive first step of recovery, our team is dedicated to creating an individualized plan just for you.

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Intensive Outpatient

Our Intensive Outpatient program is designed to provide you with the support you need as you begin to take the steps towards independence.

Whether you are stepping down your treatment or entering IOP as your first step towards recovery, our team will create an individualized plan based around your needs. We are dedicated to help you live sober, and continue on the path to long term recovery.

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Outpatient

Our Outpatient program is designed to give you effective strategies and tools you will need to establish long term success in recovery.

Whether this is your first step in treatment or have completed the higher levels of care, we will design a program to fit your needs. Our outpatient program offers you the structure and support you need for continuing care, while remaining accountable and safe.

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Everyone's descent into addiction is different.

So their ascension into recovery must be too.  At Fresh Start Recovery Center everyone is provided with a customized treatment plan utilizing a combination of therapies from Group and Family Therapy, Dual Diagnosis, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, to activity therapy.

Facilities / Amenities

Our facility is designed to support the high quality of treatment we provide. Our facility provides convenient access to the community and a local network of organizations focused on recovery. At every level, we treat the physical, mental and spiritual aspects of addiction, connecting you with the resources you need.

Meet the Fresh Start family

  • Viktoriya Karakcheyeva

    Clinical Director

  • Rachel Oelslager

    Clinical Coordinator

  • Federico Douglas

    Alcohol and Drug Trainee Counselor

  • Brianna Hurwitz

    Case Manager/ Alcohol and Drug Trainee Counselor

  • Melissa Cafarelli

    Office Manager

What it means to be an Amatus Managed Recovery Center

  • Person First Philosophy

    Our mission is to get you in the best facility that will allow you to heal and find long term recovery. Whether you enter one of our facilities or another facility, we will help everyone who contacts us find the appropriate place for them to heal.

  • National Footprint, Community Focus

    Our nationwide network of treatment centers and referral partners allows us to make an impact in multiple communities. We want every individual to thrive, and become a positive force in your community. We desire to help people and communities recover.

  • Facility and Treatment

    We are committed to providing the highest level of care, delivered in cutting-edge facilities designed to support your recovery. Every individual gets an individualized treatment plan, with the highest-level of care standards and quality.

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