Meeting Description

Life Skills
Life Skills Meetings are held weekly to allow residents to deal with personal issues. Interactions between residents are highly encouraged; it also provides residents with an opportunity for learning more about the way they interact with others. Life Skills Meetings are a safe environment in which residents work to establish a level of trust that allows them to talk personally and honestly. Upon request, individual meetings with staff are always available.

Recovery Bible Meetings
Recovery Bible Meetings take The Serenity Prayer: ("God, grant me the Serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the Courage to change the things I can, and the Wisdom to know the difference.") and apply it to our lives Residents learn more about the Bible, how to pray more effectively, and more about the 12 Steps and how to walk them.

Boundary Meetings
Boundary Meetings are held weekly to teach the residents how to set healthy boundaries with relationships. The purpose of having boundaries is to protect and take care of ourselves. We need to be able to tell other people when they are acting in ways that are not acceptable to us. A first step is starting to know that we have a right to protect and defend ourselves that we have not only the right, but the duty to take responsibility for how we allow others to treat us.

AA/NA Meetings
Attendance at outside AA and NA meetings weekly expose the resident to a social network of recovery-specific support. By introducing AA and NA meetings, residents can experience working with a sponsor, begin working the 12-steps of AA or NA from day 1. Attending AA and NA meetings, residents have an outlet upon re-entering society to seek recovery-specific support and sober events.

Psycho-Ed / P.E.
Psycho-Ed Meetings is to educate the residents on awareness about the behavioral, medical, and psychological consequences of substance abuse. Outside activity, such as Softball, Walking, & Gym, Bowling, inside games, etc., is scheduled to allow the residents to experience fun! This opportunity for exercise and development afford appropriate outlets for energy and orients the residents to alternative means to have fun in recovery.

Grief & Trauma meetings
provide residents that have suffered loss of a loved one or severe trauma from different aspects of their lives to be in a safe and open group setting environment. This opportunity allows the resident to associate their feelings of sadness, yearning, guilt, regret, pain and anger with other residents. This process is to promote inner healing and acceptance.

Parenting meeting
is to relieve residents of the self-blame and guilt that they experience, work on empowering them as well as preparing them for what to expect throughout the process of recovery and being a mom.

Anger Management sessions
allow you to see others coping with similar challenges and hear their personal stories of failures and success. Our classes focus on learning specific skills and ways of thinking to cope with anger.