(CEO) Chief Executive Officer
(COO) Chief Operations Officer
Quality Assurance Coordinator
Targeted Youth Case Management Supervisor
Adult Clinical Services Supervisor
She earned her master’s degree in clinical mental health and rehabilitation counseling. She studied at Montana State University-Billings, a CACREP accredited school. She is dually licensed through the Montana Board of Behavioral Health.
She has worked as a psychotherapist for over 7 years and specializes in the treatment of trauma, relationships, communication and co-occurring addiction and mental health disorders. Working from a solution focused framework. Jessica’s approach is influenced by her empathy for others and extroverted personality. She has a strong desire to learn and understand each person’s individual strengths and challenges in the therapeutic relationship. “My values include resilience, courage, and determination. I do not believe in failure, as soon as we learn the lesson, we can move past any issue life throws at us.”
Jessica’s passion to help others is evident in her daily practices. “My goal is to provide a safe, supportive, and inclusive environment for our clients to develop skills needed to improve their overall quality of life. I strive to destigmatize mental health and addiction. I want to instill hope in people who have been struggling in silence for so long.”
Jessica was born in Seattle, Washington where she spent her elementary school years. She later moved to Houston, Texas during Junior High School and finally moved to Billings, Montana and graduated from Billings West High School. She is married and the mother to a daughter and son. She enjoys traveling, acrylic painting and spending time with family.
Director of Outreach & Engagement
Stephanie Adkins went to school at Montana State University-Billings where she studied and received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Sociology as well as an Associates Degree in Addiction Related Studies. She is licensed with the State of Montana as a Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC). Stephanie holds accreditation with the Crisis Prevention Institute as an instructor for Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI), for therapeutic de-escalation techniques. She has extensive experience as a member of the Explorer’s Academy (Headstart) Policy Council; 2004-2019. She has broad clinical experience working with adolescents struggling with addictions. She ran an adolescent-male, residential treatment facility from 2018-2019, focusing on cultural and outdoor behavioral modification. Stephanie currently holds a position as Director of Outreach and Engagement as well as Drug Court Treatment Liaison for New Day, Inc., Her responsibilities include representing all treatment clients to one of four Judicial courts, New Day, Inc. contractually provides treatment for in Yellowstone County, as well as working alongside the CEO for ongoing focus into expanding and improving services at New Day. Stephanie was born in Sheridan, WY and has resided in Billings since 1988. She enjoys hiking, fishing, camping, sewing, home improvements and spending time with her four children and mom. She has been serving New Day clients since 2015.
“Live the Life You Love, Love the Life You Live”
John Bach Jr
John Bach Jr is licensed in Montana for Principal and Superintendent. He has over 15 years’ experience
in education as a math teacher and administrator. 12 of the 15 years were on Indian reservations,
including Northern Cheyenne in Busby MT, Navajo in Borrego Pass NM and Fort Belknap in Hays MT.
John grew up in Billings and is happy to be back home after 15 years. John has 7 kids and 2
grandchildren with most of them living in Billings. John loves fishing for trout and hunting deer and elk.
His favorite place to fish is Quake Lake MT and favorite place to hunt is the Little Belt Mountains.
Is a qualified financial service professional and hold a Master’s in Business Administration and Hospitality Management with University of Phoenix. Prior to coming to New Day, Inc. I have spent prior years as a Project Manager developing a Maintenance program for my previous employer, worked as a Property Tax Specialist and Property Tax Appraiser with the State of Montana.
My passions come from learning new things, and I am excited to explore all the possibilities my current role has to offer. I enjoy working as a team towards new goals and creating a positive environment.
I am married and enjoy outdoor activities, camping, trail riding on ATVs, gardening and completing new projects. I also enjoy spending time with family and friends getting together to catch up, while enjoying the array of food choices for the day or occasion.