Community Based Recovery

Our Programmes

We offer a three stage development programme to support people who wish to address their substance abuse as part of their journey of recovery. Gaining control of an addictive behaviour involves changes that affect many aspects of an individual’s life.

Alternatives offer an intensive community programmes which includes a combination of individual and group support to assist participants on their unique journey of recovery. Programmes consist of: – 1-2-1 counselling- Group Work- Education- Therapies- Activities/Events- Gender Specific Groups- Family Support Groups

Stage 1 – Foundation

The Foundation programme is open to individuals who are looking for support to stabalise or reduce their drug misuse and / or prescribed medications. This Programme also gives individuals the chance to learn about the various services on offer and the opportunity to move into a more intensive programme.

Stage 2 – Advanced

The Advanced Group hosts a structures day programme and is open to individuals who have stabilised on medication. The aim of this programme is to initiate a significant change of lifestyle introducing education and community opportunities.

Stage 2 – Move On

One of the most difficult phases is maintaining and abstinent lifestyle. We offer the Move On programme to support This level of programme helps support individuals in one of the most difficult phases, looking at self development and personal recovery direction. The Move On programme is targeted at individuals wishing to maintain a healthier lifestyle and reconnecting them with training, volunteering and active citizenship.

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