MEN'S Programs

​​Provincially funded men's residential treatment

for Alberta residents call for full details 

Phase I (one) Residential Treatment:

 

Phase I of residential treatment is 42 days in duration. It is suited for those best served by temporary absence from a stressful environment and total immersion in the recovery house setting. Clients participate in daily house chores, have immediate access to 24 hour counselling, and stay tightly focused on their sobriety objectives. Individuals are provided with an opportunity to grow in a stable environment from which they can re-establish themselves in the community gradually, further reducing the risk of relapse.

Objectives of phase I residential treatment are:

- Introduction to the Twelve Step Model of Recovery;

- Recognition and acceptance of alcoholism/drug addiction;

- Development of coping mechanisms (relapse prevention);

- Obtain and maintain a healthy lifestyle free of alcohol and drugs;

- One on one counselling;

- Psychological assessment;

- Group discussions (counsellor facilitated);

- Regular attendance at self-help meetings (AA, NA, CA, CMA, etc.);

- Peer support;

- Reading and written assignments;

- Films and discussion;

- Aftercare planning;

- Provide a supportive environment conducive to recovery;

- Develop outside support system (discharge planning)

Phase II (two) Residential Treatment:

 

After the first 42 days of treatment, a Client is considered to have completed Phase I and will have the option to continue to Phase II. By entering Phase II, Clients are required to seek full time employment or return to work if already employed. At this stage of treatment, Clients are required to active in their recovery and continue to attend in-house programming, counselling, and attendance of 12-step recovery meetings within our community. In addition to the Phase I objectives,

 

Phase II adds the following:

- Develop problem-solving skills (life skills);

- Obtain stable employment;

- Client is stable and self;

-supporting upon discharge;

- Longer term Clients often become in;

-house seniors to newer Clients;

- Assistance with job search;

- Referrals to external agencies (outstanding issues, skills upgrading, etc)

Phase III (three) Residential Recovery  :

 

Recovery Acres owns additional houses in close proximity to 1835 House. There are a total of 15 beds available for men who have completed the Phase I and II treatment at 1835 House, but are not yet ready to live on their own. Men in Phase III Treatment are required to maintain stable full time employment, continue to attend in-house programming at 1835 House, attend 12-step recovery meetings within the community, and are encouraged to be role models for the clients still residing in the main facility. Weekly meetings and one on one counselling sessions are mandatory and used to evaluate a client’s continued progress. By following these requirements, the risk of relapse over the long term is reduced.

 

Phase III treatment objectives/supports:

- Provide a safe and supportive environment over the long term;

- Allow men additional time to resolve personal issues;

- Nurture the individual toward confidence and independence;

- Regular attendance at 12 step meetings and in house meetings;

- Active role in the 1835 seniors and alumni association

- Peer support;

- One to one counselling;

- Referrals to educational and social agencies

Day Program (outpatient)

 

The Day Program is a minimum of three (3) weeks in duration and can be extended one (1) week at a time if required. It runs Monday to Friday from 9:00 AM until 7:15 PM. Using the Twelve (12) Step Model of Recovery, the day program provides a solid foundation in recovery for those afflicted with alcoholism and addiction.

 

The objectives are:

- Introduction to the Twelve Step Model of Recovery;

- Recognition and acceptance of alcoholism/drug addiction;

- Development of coping mechanisms (relapse prevention);

- Obtain and maintain healthy lifestyle free of alcohol and drugs;

- One on one counselling;

- Group discussions (facilitated by a counsellor);

- Regular attendance at self-help meetings (AA, NA, CA, CMA, etc.);

- Peer Support;

- Reading and written assignments;

- Films and discussion;

- Aftercare planning

Admission

Our admission procedure is a simple, two stage process.

If you have decided you want help, 1835 House makes the admission process simple and comfortable.

 

Withdrawing from any substance, can be a dangerous process. We recommend you consult with a physician or seek a medically supervised detoxification at a medically supervised detox facility. 1835 House is not a medical facility and cannot supervise this stage of the recovery process.

 

Once an individual has achieved 5 days free from mind-altering substances, they can call, email, or contact us through this website.

We go through a quick screening over the phone to ensure there are no immediate obstacles to receiving treatment.

We then schedule an in-person interview to get to know you, offer you a chance to get to know us, and to ensure that your recovery goals can be met by our model of recovery.

 

Following a successful interview, an intake schedule will be established.

1835 House accepts those who are:

Adults (18+) with a Substance Use Disorder

Free from mind-altering substances for a minimum of five days (prior to booking interview)

Able to work full-time following our 42 day program (for long-term Men's Residential Program clients)

Able to commit to a minimum of 3 weeks away from work (for our Day Program clients)

Have no court dates pending/scheduled during treatment period

 
 
 
 
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