Aftercare & Family
We also employ the various proven aftercare support groups:
- Our own 12 month aftercare
- One or more of the 250 known variations of 12 Step groups
- The Church of Choice for the client
- Access Consciousness
- The Silva Method
- Prayer and Meditation
- The Works of Dr. David Hawkins
- The One Command
- The Sweat Lodge
- The Medicine Wheel
- Council with Elders
- Vision Quest
- Talking Stick Ceremonies
- The Man-Kind Project
- The Woman Within
- The Forum
- More to Life
- The Sedona Method
- The Work by Byron Katie
- Therapeutic Massage
- Healing Touch
- Touch for Health
Non-12 step support groups with live or internet meetings. FYI all support group programs work great for all the people who identify with and work the programs. Here is a partial list.
A powerful cognitive behavioral approach that helps the client challenge and change their negative self-defeating core beliefs.
Rational Recovery is an abstinence-based recovery approach that is the "antithesis and irreconcilable arch-rival of Alcoholics Anonymous."
A recovery program and national support group network, founded by Audrey Kishline, for people who want to reduce their drinking and make other positive lifestyle changes.
WFS, founded in 1976 by Jean Kirkpatrick, is an organization and self-help program for women alcoholics.
Help Group Locator
Provides information (searchable by zip code) about non 12-Step self help group meetings, including Moderation Management, SMART recovery, Recovery, Inc,. SOS (secular organization for sobriety), WFS (woman for sobriety), and Life Ring
HAMS Harm Reduction
HAMS stands for Harm reduction, Abstinence, and Moderation. The HAMS Harm Reduction Network is a free of charge peer-led support group for people who use alcohol or other mood altering substances.
A unique website that has been developed from years of research and development into managing addictive behaviour and behavioural change to provide guidance and support to manage your alcohol consumption.
A new approach has been developed at the Health Recovery Center in Minneapolis in which alcoholism is treated as a physical disease.
16-Steps for Discovery and Empowerment
This empowerment model, developed by Charlotte Kasl, PhD, encourages individuals to develop their own internal belief system based on their perceptions and experiences. It is fluid and open to change as the person evolves.
Eclectic Recovery (ER) is a method of recovery from addiction to drugs or alcohol which utilizes the biopsychosocial model.
LifeRing supports abstinence recovery methods that rely on human efforts rather than on divine intervention or faith-healing.