Gender Specific Program:

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Interactive education on the progression of chemical dependence.

Education on relapse and relapse prevention.

Group sessions 2-3 hours each.

Weekly one on one sessions with each client.

Continuing Care Programming.

Individualized assistance engaging women and men into the community and their support network.

Groups to address chemical dependency and dual diagnosis and cognitive issues in a truly integrated manner.

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Services are structured to address those individuals who have had difficulty making the transition from treatment to the community; many of these persons return to treatment and account for those persons who have two or more treatments.

Support systems are encouraged such as the use of AA/NA and other support systems that clients are able and willing to use including the communities of faith and family.

We include our services as a mentoring program to assist persons in making the transition from treatment to community support systems. This includes helping individuals establish contact with AA/NA support and education in contacting sponsors or other persons who can and will provide support.

Our services provide help to work thru relapse much like the medical community works with persons who do not always follow thru with other health issues, diabetics who at times do not monitor their blood sugar, sufferers of asthma who expose themselves to high risk environments. We do this by structuring our services to assure the clients goals for their lives are respected and listened to in the treatment settings. Engaging clients in their own goal setting and realistically consulting with them on how they can improve their lives is an integral part of gaining clients willingness to make what are often difficult and challenging changes in their lives.

 

Elderly Education Program:

Education on prescription drugs.

How prescription drugs can cause dependence.

Education on taking prescription drugs appropriately.

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Chemical Dependency has become recognized as a chronic brain disease with changes in the brain due to the sporadic or ongoing introduction of mood altering chemicals, including prescription drugs.

We provide education and treatment to both chemical dependency and mental health.  We will also be in a position to provide better continuity of care for both chemical dependency and mental health.

Help in recognizing the potential toward gaining addiction with medications or chemicals.

Recognize symptoms of  dependence from chemicals or medication with the occurrence of an abrupt pattern change where chemicals or medication are no longer available; like moving to a new environment or structured setting. 

May provide on-site help.  Senior citizens  may receive help in their own home if they are unable to ambulate.

Group therapy can be provided in a facility with those residents.

Chemical Dependency has become recognized as a chronic brain disease with changes in the brain due to the sporadic or ongoing introduction of mood altering chemicals.

The emerging and most successful treatment model is one which treats chemical dependency as a chronic condition which should be treated by the symptoms present at the time. This model is much like other chronic disease models such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and asthma.

The success of treatment is measured at times by continuous abstinence, and more recently success has been defined as limiting the consequences of chemical use for the individual and the cost to society and by extension the tax payer. The consequences of chemical dependency to the individual we are all familiar with. Loss of employment, incarceration, loss of primary relationships, all of these increase barriers to recovery. The consequences of chemical dependency fall mostly on local government, increased welfare costs, increased use of county courts and jails, child out of home placements.

It has also been documented by the Minnesota Department of Human Services that: It is not the number of issues which a person enters treatment with but the issues which are addressed in treatment that determines ultimate success.

Divine Hope Counseling plans to develop treatment services to meet the needs of those clients who are suffering from mental health needs in addition to chemical dependency. This will include traumatic brain injury and learning difficulties.

This population is over represented in persons relapsing, being incarcerated usually at county expense and returning to treatment. While chemical dependency is a chronic life long disease process these people when they relapse, relapse in many areas of their lives.

Additionally we plan to impact the persons who do not complete treatment as both Dual Diagnosis addressing Mental Healthand issues within the family are major reasons persons give for not remaining in treatment.

 


Primary Intensive Outpatient (IOP) Non-Residential (60 hours)  Lasts 5-7 weeks

12 hours a week group
1-2 hours individual session a week
Women
M,W,TH, F   9-12PM
Weekly one to one sessions independently arranged (up to 12 hours)  Family group every other week.
Men
M,T,W 1-4PM  Th 2-5PM
Weekly one to one sessions independently arranged (up to 12 hours)  Family group every other week.


Continuing Care Non-Residential (64 hours)  Lasts 16-18 weeks  (Relapse Prevention hours can be adjusted to personal needs)


4 hours a week group
1-2 hours individual session a week
Women
M, W    2-4PM
Weekly one to one sessions independently arranged (up to 23 hours)
Men 
TH, F   2-4PM
Weekly one to one sessions independently arranged (up to 23 hours)  Family group every other week.



Co-Occurring
Primary Intensive Outpatient (IOP)  (66 hours)  Lasts 5-7- weeks)

12 hours a week group
1-2 hours individual session a week
Women
M,W,TH, F    9-12PM
Weekly one to one sessions independently arranged (up to 21 hours)  Family group every other week.
Mental Health Support Group  Mondays 1-2pm
Men
M,T,W 1-4PM  Th 2-5PM
Weekly one to one sessions independently arranged (up to 21 hours)
Mental Health Support Group  Thursdays 1-2pm



Co-Occurring Continuing Care Non-Residential
  (82 hours)

4 hours a week group
Lasts 16-18 weeks
Women
M, W   2-4PM
Weekly one to one sessions independently arranged (up to 44 hours)
                Mental Health Support Group  Mondays at 1-2pm
Men  (independent accommodations can be made to meet individual needs/schedules)
TH, F   2-4PM
Weekly one to one sessions independently arranged (up to 44 hours)
Mental Health Support Group  Thursdays at 1-2pm



Age 55 and better

 

Services are the same as listed above, with individual needs met.  In-home visits, transportation help, altered hours and increased individual sessions if needed, with the entire treatment team.


FAMILY Sessions

 

Offered 2 times a month                                    Individual family sessions upon request


Provide Chemical Education or CD or DD Treatment with alternate hours in accordance to individual need

Hours accommodated to individual as need, or required with:

  • court orders
  • chemical use/Rule 25 recommendations
  • recommendations based off of employment needs
  • Relapse Prevention or Relapse Treatment alternatives with individualized hours


Mental Health Therapy provided for diagnostic, children, family, marriage, outside of chemical health needs.