Many groups are offered virtually or in person! Group Descriptions:
Body-Centered Recovery: Healing From Addiction Treatment Group: Recovering from addiction is a multi-faceted journey that involves healing the mind, body, and spirit. This group utilizes movement and educational programming.
Substance Abuse/Accudetox: Utilizing the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA)-standardized 3- to 5-point ear acupuncture protocol, born of a community-minded response to turbulent times not unlike today, has evolved into the most widely implemented acupuncture-assisted protocol, not only for substance abuse but also for broad behavioral health applications.
DWI Prevention/Intervention/Educational Group: This program is 32 hours in length and is designed for multiple DWI offenders and/or others who have alcohol/drug-related problems. The program purpose is to intervene in the alcohol/drug abusing lifestyles of the individual in order to support treatment where indicated as well as to prevent further substance abuse related problems. The curriculum contains information on the following topics: lifestyle issues, values, self-esteem, positive thinking vs. irrational beliefs, responsibility, physiological/psychological effects of drugs, alcoholism, chemical dependency, how drug abuse effects family members, co-dependency, Al-Anon, treatment options, l2-Step Self-Help Groups, peer pressure, relapse prevention, problem-solving and action planning.
Substance Abuse Recovery: Life Skills Group: This group utilizes the SAMHSA guidelines and in its curriculum has delineated four major dimensions that support a life in recovery each week a core element is presented, and group members receive guidance and community support.
Seeking Safety: Treatment Group: Seeking Safety is a group of men or women that are dealing with substance abuse/dependency and have experienced severe trauma. Trauma can include emotional or physical abuse or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Parenting Group: Parenting While Experiencing co-occurring disorders: Family Behavior Therapy (FBT) is an outpatient behavioral treatment aimed at reducing drug and alcohol use in parenting adults struggling with common co-occurring problem behaviors such as depression, family discord, school and work attendance, and conduct problems in youth. Treatment typically consists of 12 sessions over 3 months and sessions. This program includes five interventions: (1) the use of behavioral contracting to establish an environment that facilitates reinforcement for performance of behaviors that are associated with abstinence from drugs; (2) implementation of skill-based interventions to assist in spending less time with individuals and situations that involve drug use and other problem behaviors; (3) skills training to help in decreasing urges to use drugs and other impulsive behavior problems; (4) communication skills training to assist in establishing social relationships with others who do not use substances and efficiently avoiding substance abusers; and (5) training for skills that are associated with getting a job and/or attending school.
Parenting Group: Parents in Recovery from Substance Abuse: Parenting with Love and Limits (PLL) combines group therapy and family therapy to treat children and adolescents who have severe emotional and behavioral problems and frequently co-occurring issues such as depression, alcohol and drug use, chronic truancy, destruction of property, domestic violence or suicidal ideation. This program has also been used with teenagers with less extreme behaviors. This intervention teaches families how to reestablish adult authority through consistent limits while reclaiming a loving relationship.
Matrix Model: The Matrix Model is a comprehensive, multi-format program that covers six critical clinical areas
Anger management: Substance use and abuse often coexist with anger and violence. This course consists of a combined CBT approach that employs relaxation, cognitive, and communication skills interventions. The effectiveness of the manual is supported by extensive research studies that show significantly decreased levels of anger.
FREE: Domestic Violence Group: New Mexico State Approved Domestic Violence Education Classes. Gender specific
Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT) is a systematic treatment strategy that seeks to decrease recidivism among juvenile and adult criminal offenders by increasing moral reasoning. Its cognitive-behavioral approach combines elements from a variety of psychological traditions to progressively address ego, social, moral, and positive behavioral growth. MRT takes the form of group and individual counseling using structured group exercises and prescribed homework assignments. The MRT workbook is structured around 16 objectively defined steps (units) focusing on seven fundamental treatment issues: confrontation of beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors; assessment of current relationships; reinforcement of positive behavior and habits; positive identity formation; enhancement of self-concept; decrease in hedonism and development of frustration tolerance; and development of higher stages of moral reasoning.
Substance Abuse Group: SMART Recovery’s 4-Point Program® helps people recover from all types of addictive behaviors, including alcoholism, drug abuse, substance abuse, drug addiction, alcohol abuse, gambling addiction, cocaine addiction, and addiction to other substances and activities.
SMART Recovery (Self Management And Recovery Training) helps individuals gain independence from addiction (substances or activities).
The 4-Point Education Program offers specific tools and techniques for each of the program points: