Types of Recovery Programs

Residential

  • Inpatient, group, and individual counseling
  • Long stays: 90 days+/Shorter stays 28-30 days

Outpatient

  • Live at home while receiving treatment

Group Support/Therapy

  • Groups meet daily, weekly, or in other intervals
  • Ex. 12 Step meetings

Individual Therapy

  • Meet with board certified substance abuse counselor
  • Help change manipulative thoughts and behavior patterns
  • Give healthy coping skills

Medical Intervention

  • Normally a medically supervised detox

The best known treatment is the Therapeutic Community which is a type of long term residential treatment. Stays are between 6-12 months. This treatment is lengthy but successful due to the high focus on re-socialization and its ability to be modified to treat individuals with special needs.