Provided they meet medical necessity, have completed a fifth step in AA, and are engaged within a recovery-oriented lifestyle client will transition to the Aftercare / Outpatient Phase of treatment. Clients will have 3-6 months of abstinence from substances. Aftercare / Outpatient is approximately 12 weeks in length and is important to provide support to clients who are transitioning into an early recovery environment.
Implementing Behavioral skills
Clients in Aftercare / Outpatient will continue to implement learned coping and behavioral skills from previous phases. Clients will continue to live within our sober living environment. Clients will receive 3 hour of groups a week and continue to utilize their therapist at least once a week.
In Aftercare / Outpatient, clients will identify healthy recovery goals, which include eventual attainment of rental housing, maintaining employment, and pursuance of educational goals to support needed qualities of purpose, meaning, and connection.