HIGHER GROUND RECOVERY, INC.
Adult Group Therapy Treatment Services:
(Substance Abuse, Mental Health and Co-Occurring Disorders)
Both Individual and Group therapy offered).
Group therapy: PHASE I: 15 Week duration (2 hour session); weekly group sessions provides a biopsychosocial -educational model utilizing self-evaluation, lectures, group and/or individual therapy to determine level and progress of the addiction while confronting denial and other negative psychological symptoms of the problem and/or disease in a non-judgmental environment conducive to healing. 12 step, Smart Recovery, Families Anonymous, Ala-non/ACOA, self-help programs, and ancillary community resources are utilized in addition to conferences with family, significant others and referral sources.
PHASE II : 24 Week duration (2 hour session): weekly or Bi- weekly group sessions (depending on needs). Addiction is an illness that is predictable and treatable. However, a pre-existing or co-occurring psychiatric disorder and underlying trauma can complicate recovery efforts. In addition, chronic pain has been a significant factor in the rate of recidivism among relapses. Developing simultaneous treatment is necessary while honoring gender specific issues for the individual to recover from both disorders. The emphasis is to promote empowerment, confidence and an altruistic perspective thus allowing individuals to exhaust unhealthy patterns of behavior and “awaken or reawaken” a more productive and loving identity.
Pre/Young-Adult (18-25 years old) Services:
(Substance Abuse, Mental Health and Co-Occurring Disorders-Both Individual and Group therapy offered.)
Group Therapy: 24 Week duration (120 min. session): weekly or Bi-weekly (depending upon need) group therapy sessions. Provides different levels of interventions for the Pre/Young-adults (18-25 y.o.) that are creative, action oriented and non-judgmental all facilitated in a growth oriented peer culture. Educational treatment, primary therapy, relapse and maintenance components of treatment demonstrate models of wellness free from alcohol, other drugs and mental health problems. Models of wellness are inclusive of the multiple recovery venues and facilitated with reverence to the developmental task required for each Pre/Young-Adult and to secure the tools necessary for a successful journey and transition into adulthood. The physical, mental, emotional and spiritual development of the pre/young-adults differ from that of adults; they have a different set of values and problems. Additional those who have problems with substance abuse and/or trauma have become developmentally delayed. including an underdeveloped maturity in their value system. Values such as love, integrity and hope are modeled along with facilitated experiences to develop choices in personal responsibility, self-management, life skills and meaningful relationships.
CO-OCCURRING DISORDERS: MENTAL HEALTH &/OR CHRONIC PAIN/MEDICAL DISORDERS
Often times individuals have been using drugs and/or alcohol to offset mental health symptoms or a mental illness has been concealed by the use of these chemicals. Chronic pain issues are especially problematic in recovery as attempts to withdrawal from the chemicals magnify "true pain" versus "accurate pain" creating a cyclical effect that is difficult to break, feelings of hopelessness emerge and relapse is imminent. For individuals to obtain, sustain wellness and recovery from all disorders it is imperative the provider possess a specific expertise to intelligently collaborate with healthcare professionals i.e. Psychiatrist, Medical & Specialist Physicians, Nutritionist, Physical Therapies, and Alternative Therapies. HGR provides such services by creating a true treatment team approach ensuring communication between all professionals in unison with our clients.