Substance Abuse Group Therapy Opportunities


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  • Motivational Recovery Counseling (MRC)
  • Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) for Women
  • Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) for Men
  • IOP Night Class (Men and Women)
  • Relapse Prevention Group
  • Anger Management Group for Men
  • Anger Management Group for Women
  • Medication Assisted Treatment
  • Adolescent IOP Program
  • DUI Class
  • Problem Gamblers Help Network Group
  • Medication Assisted Recovery Support Group (MARS)
  • New Options Program
  • Parenting
  • AA Meetings



    Motivational Recovery Counseling (MRC)

    Tuesday and Thursday
    10:00am to 12:00pm
    2 weeks

    Motivational Recovery Counseling (MRC) is a four session group that addresses substance abuse/dependence criteria, consequences to abusing alcohol and drugs, denial patterns related to alcohol and/or drug use and the benefits versus consequences of not using alcohol and drugs.



    Intensive Outpatient (Women IOP)

    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday
    9:00am to 12:00pm
    6 weeks

    Women's Intensive Recovery Program (WIRP)

    The women's intensive outpatient program runs for six weeks in duration for up to 12 hours per week. This group is structured to combine psycho-educational and cognitive behavioral strategies along with group processing to help the women become more aware of their addiction/addictive behaviors. Once this insight is established, the goal of this group is to continue to develop recovery activites to assist them in meeting their treatment goals.


    In addition to recovery, this group also focuses on assisting women in learning more about how gender specific issues such as childcare, domestic violence and trauma, and other important life experiences influence their lives and impact their ability to stay sober.



    Intensive Outpatient (MEN IOP)

    Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
    9:00am to 12:00pm
    6 weeks

    The Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) - Adult (18 years or older) is a structured OPEN group that combines psycho-educational methods, cognitive behavioral strategies, the group process and other therapeutic modalities to help clients become more aware of their addiction and develop tools that would while working toward completion of individualtreatment goals.


    IOP Night Class (Men and Women)

    Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday
    5:00pm to 8:00pm
    6 weeks

    The Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) - Adult (18 years or older) is a structured OPEN group that combines psycho-educational methods, cognitive behavioral strategies, the group process and other therapeutic modalities to help clients become more aware of their addiction and develop tools that would while working toward completion of individualtreatment goals.


    Relapse Prevention Group

    Tuesday
    3:00pm to 4:00pm
    Thursday
    9:00am to 10:00am
    10 weeks

    Relapse prevention focuses on the goal of maintaining a lifestyle of abstinence through discussion of stumbling blocks and concerns group members have encountered since the last meeting. It explores feelings, thoughts, urges, and behavior associated with relapse.


  • Anger Management Group (Men)

    Tuesday
    1:00pm to 3:00pm
    10 weeks

    The Anger Management Group for Men - Adult (18 years of age or older) is a group that meets once a week for a total of 10 weeks. This group is designed to help participants develop the skills that are necessary to successfully manage anger. Purpose of the Group is to learn to manage anger effectively, stop violence or the threat of violence, develop self-control over thoughts and actions and receive support from others. At the end of group participants will have a better understanding of their anger, anger triggers, and coping skills needed to cope better with their anger.


    Anger Management Group (Women)

    Monday
    1:00pm to 3:00pm
    10 weeks

    The Anger Management Group for Women - Adult (18 years of age or older) is a group that meets once a week for a total of 10 weeks. This group is designed to help participants develop the skills that are necessary to successfully manage anger. Purpose of the Group is to learn to manage anger effectively, stop violence or the threat of violence, develop self-control over thoughts and actions and receive support from others. At the end of group participants will have a better understanding of their anger, anger triggers, and coping skills needed to cope better with their anger.


    Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)

    Monday and Friday
    8:00am to 9:00am
    10:00am to 11:00am
    3:00pm to 4:00pm

    This group is designed for individuals 18 years of age or older with documented opioid dependence and who are also choosing medication assisted treatment to cope with their substance abuse issues. Individuals are receiving medication such as suboxone to treat their cravings, withdrawl symptoms and to block any euphoric affect of opioids if they would relapse on the substance.

    During group therapy sessions, individuals are involved with a structured group that combines psycho-educational methods, cognitive behavioral strategies, the group process and other therapeutic modalities to help clients become more aware of their addiction and develop tools that assist with abstaining from all illicit substances while working toward completion of individual treatment goals. In addition to becoming more aware of their addiction, participants also begin to work to the overall goal of abstaining from all substances and to eventually stop using the medication as a recovery tool.


    Adolescent IOP Group

    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
    4:00pm to 6:00pm.
    6 weeks

    This group is an intensive outpatient group that meets for six weeks for 6 hours per week. The group is structured to combine psycho-educational and cognitive behavioral strategies along with group processing to help adolescents gain insight into their addiction and the recovery process. The goal of the group is to establish abstinence from all mood altering substances, to increase knowledge of the disease and the recovery process, and to develop a recovery program in order to maintain abstinence from all mood altering substances.

    In addition to recovery related issues, this group focuses on adolescent specific issues that contribute to an impairment in functioning levels in different areas of life that influence ability to maintain abstinence from mood altering substances.


    DUI Class
    Thursday:
    Class - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
    Group - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
    6 weeks

    Friday:
    Class - 9:00am to 12:00pm
    Group - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
    6 weeks

    The DUI Safety Education and Treatment Program is 18 hours (six 3-hour sessions) of Psychoeducation on DUI laws, physical effects of alcohol and/or drug (AOD) use, levels of impairment, progression of addiction, effects of AOD use on family, recovery and relapse, and responsible use in order to confront irrational beliefs and lack of knowledge which will assist in identifying either a need to use responsibly or abstain from use.

    The additional component can include six 1-hour therapy sessions to use newly acquired knowledge to assess personal use, IOP, or inpatient care.


    Problem Gamblers Help Network Group

    Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday
    5:00pm to 7:00pm.
    6 weeks

    This group is an intensive outpatient group that meets for six weeks for up to 9 hours per week. The focus of this group is to learn to recognize this prblem as a true addiction that needs treatment just like other addictions and to establish a need for abstinence. This group combines psycho-education, cognitive behavioral, and motivational interviewing techniques to assist the clients in working through some of their treatment-specific problems in a structured way to enhance their recovery.


    Meidcation Assisted Recovery Support Group (MARS)

    Wednesday
    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    A sober support group design for individuals that are using medication in their recovery process to be open in regards to issues with medication and be free from judgement that is normally found in 12-step work. It is ran by clients and services as an additional sober support network.


    New Options Program

    Monday through Friday
    9:00am to 2:30pm

    The OPTIONS Program participants receive substance abuse and mental health related services while enrolled in the program. Adolescents enrolled in the Options program receive mental health group therapy, substance abuse group therapy, and supportive groups that focus on day-to-day life issues and problem solving skills.


    Parenting

    Monday
    3:00pm to 4:00pm

    The parenting group was designed to assist clients in learning more about how their substance abuse impacts their ability to parent their children effectively. The goal of this group is to help them learn to establish and maintain healthy boundaries with their children, learn how to discipline their children more effectively by using various non-physical techniques, and to reestablish their role as a healthy, effective parent in sobriety.


    AA Meetings

    Tuesday
    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    The goal of this self-help group is to learn to establish and maintain abstinence from alcohol and drugs by attending these meetings and learning from other people who struggle with addictions.