CHOICES assists mothers who are in recovery from a substance use disorder, Acenda provides clients with encouragement and accountability, along with weekly one-on-one meetings, facilitated peer support groups, life skills development, and transportation for client and child(ren) to any program service or activity. Additional services are available for clients experiencing postpartum depression.
Group sessions include:
- Experiential activities
- Special presentations
- Homework assignments
- Review of the client’s history of substance dependency
The group monitors and gives support to each other through positive modeling and reinforcement of acceptance of the addiction and recovery process. Group counseling and individual sessions address each women’s issues, such as:
- Domestic violence
- Sexual/physical abuse
Case management services are provided as is follow-up care for a period of one year after discharge from Intensive Outpatient (IOP) and Outpatient (OP) programs.