We provide a variety of holistic activities in our programs. Not all holistic sessions are included in each program.
Acupuncture treatments have been shown through research to dramatically reduce the symptoms of alcohol and drug withdrawal. As early as in 1989, the Lancet, a British journal, called acupuncture successful in working with patients with alcoholism, stating that patients who were not exposed to acupuncture experienced a relapse rate nearly twice that of patients who underwent the practice. Read More
Yoga is an excellent opportunity for those struggling with compulsions to learn how to quiet the mind through a moving meditation and experience the feeling of letting go into the flow of asanas (postures).
The will and determination yoga requires helps people regain control over their body and mind. Yoga uses physical postures and controlled breathing to lengthen and strengthen the spine, increase flexibility and calm the mind. Read More
With Jim Hornsby, LMFT
When asked about the power of the poetry with his clients he said the following:
“Poetry & writing is a transformational art. Watch as the writers, young or adult, acquire confidence, acquire voice, acquire vocabulary, acquire skill. Watch their personalities grow confident, grow strong, grow independent…the transformation is remarkable. Read More
Substance abuse generally leads to a lack of proper nutrition, either as a result of not eating enough throughout the day or eating foods that are low in necessary nutrients.
Macro- and micronutrient deficiencies can lead to symptoms of depression, anxiety, and low energy, all of which can lead someone to start using drugs or alcohol or trigger a relapse. Read More
Occupational therapy staff evaluates our clients ability to function, helping them to set short and long-terms goals and evaluate their likelihood for relapse. During weekly OT group sessions, clients address coping strategies for recovery, rebuilding roles in their families and balancing responsibilities, occupational exploration and development of life skills. Read more