Weekly “in-house” aa/na meetings are facilitated by the associates in the program. Associates in the acclimation phase and above are also able to attend outside AA/NA meetings as the schedule permits.
Associates have the opportunity to talk openly about their feelings regarding the emotions they are dealing with in their life.
A continuum of care is provided to all graduates of the program, including supportive housing, group and individual counseling.
Recovery Ventures does not allow any confrontation at all between associates, so this is the forum to bring these issues to the forefront in a safe and productive manner.
This is a 12-session group designed to help individuals better understand and cope with feelings of anger and aggression. It is a structured group based on the text published by the Substance Abuse and Mental Heath Services Administration (SAMSHA).
During treatment team, the peer leaders present to the clinical staff the progress that their associates are making on their treatment plans. Any accountability as a result of rules infractions is discussed at this time.
Associates do not necessarily have to be mourning the loss of a loved one, it may simply be the loss of a relationship with a family member, or their drug of choice.
At Recovery Ventures, spirituality refers to one’s connection to the people and world around them, as well as one’s chosen “Higher Power”. This is not a religious group, but the opportunity to attend outside worship services is available to associates.
Serious functions are weekly educational groups that are put on by associates in the program. The topics cover a variety of different issues and the group is designed to not only educate everyone on the topic of the group, but also help the associate presenting the topic to share some of their issues with the community