PHASES of HEALING

Healing is a group effort.

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Phase One

Stabilization

  • Obtains ID

  • Obtains Medicaid and SNAP benefits

  • Begins intensive outpatient treatment for addiction

  • Begins trauma therapy with a licensed professional

  • Meets weekly with a coach to set up personal and program goals

  • Obtains primary care physician

  • Obtains medications necessary for physical and mental health

  • Attends 5 recovery meetings per week

  • Attends daily in-house and required classes

  • Works Steps 1-3 of the Twelve Steps (AA or NA)

Phase Two

Healing
 

  • Focuses attention on core issues in trauma therapy

  • Makes a concerted effort to build healthy, in-house relationships

  • Continues attending daily in-house and required classes

  • Continues attending intensive outpatient treatment (IOP)

  • Meets one-on-one weekly with IOP therapist

  • Meets weekly with coach and works toward established goals

  • Obtains necessary job readiness skills and updates resume

  • Work Steps 4-6 of the Twelve Steps (AA or NA)

Phase Three

Building

  • Obtains employment and begins working 20-25 hours/week

  • Establishes banking

  • Establishes a budget and begins saving toward expenses

  • Pays fines and obtains driver's license

  • Begins parenting classes/coaching (when applicable)

  • Attends 3 recovery meetings per week and builds on sober support

  • Establishes healthy, supportive relationships in the community

  • Attends 3 in-house classes

  • Meets regularly with coach and works toward established goals

  • Continues with outpatient treatment as recommended

  • Works Steps 7-9 of the Twelve Steps (AA or NA)

Phase 4

Soaring

  • Obtains full-time employment when possible

  • Continues paying fines

  • Saves money toward post-graduation expenses (rent, transportation, household goods, etc.)

  • Completes a transition plan including housing, services, transportation, and support

  • Creates 5-year goals and a plan to reach them

  • Works Steps 10-12 of the Twelve Steps (AA or NA)