This program is for individuals that have been diagnosed with a substance use disorder. Part I is designed to focus on the powerlessness and unmanageability created by substance use disorders. Focus topics include living sober, rebuilding self-respect and self-esteem, value clarification, morals, relapse issues/triggers, learning to build a helpful sober support system, daily livening concepts of Step One, sponsor and sponsee relationships and a variety of other topics as requested by group members. If requested, Part I also includes a meeting with family members and counselors. This program runs three days per week.
During Part II the individual will learn to rely on ongoing relapse prevention, support for sobriety outside of treatment setting and daily living concepts of hope and faith in recovery through the 12 Steps. Participants also begin learning to live a new sober lifestyle and to assume personal responsibility in recovery. This program steps down to two days per week but clients are welcome to continue attending three days a week if it is therapeutically beneficial for the client and the group.
Part III puts ongoing emphasis on what was learned and practiced in Part II. Additionally, it encourages individuals to take an active roll in leadership by working with newcomers in bother Twelve Step Groups and their treatment group. This program steps down to one day per week but clients are welcome to continue attending two or even three days a week if it is therapeutically beneficial for the client and the group.