Women's Outpatient

NCADD focuses on breaking down barriers that make it difficult for women to access treatment and continue in their recovery programs.

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NCADD Women's Outpatient

NCADD offers a Women’s Outpatient Program that recognizes that recovery for women requires forging a path to independence and empowerment. In addition to dealing with addiction issues, NCADD’s program focuses on the development of life skills, resolution of life issues, creating goals, re-enforcing values and building self-image. The program was developed on a time frame of at least one year. This allows the women to master skills vital to their recovery, to strengthen a support system, to increase their ability to financially provide for themselves and their children, to practice parenting skills with continued monitoring, to increase self-esteem and to learn to believe in themselves.

NCADD focuses on breaking down barriers that make it difficult for women to access treatment and continue in their recovery programs. Each client is assigned a case manager who identifies the woman’s barriers and assists with resources to enable her to participate in the treatment process. NCADD provides transportation, assists with childcare, eye exams/glasses, clothing, food, psychiatric evaluations and medications on site, and housing. The NCADD staff is highly involved in networking with other service providers within the community, which increases access to many additional resources that NCADD is unable to directly provide.

The Women’s Outpatient Program consists of three levels, each designed to enhance the development of a strong recovery foundation.

Level I meets for group three mornings per week with a strong emphasis on:

Level II meets for group two mornings per week with the focus of sessions on:

  • Creating boundaries
  • Maintaining healthy relationships
  • Developing positive coping skills
  • Behavior modification
  • Parenting skills
  • Creating a recovery-based belief and values system
  • Working through abuse issues

Level III meets one morning per week for continued support to deal with day-to-day life issues and to continue to strengthen life and recovery skills.

The average length of stay is six months; however, a client has the option to continue until she has solid social support and is maintaining recovery.

Additional services available for all levels of treatment:

  • Individual counseling
  • Family counseling
  • Case management
  • Career counselor
  • Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Parenting coach
  • Peer support
  • DBT group
  • Dual Diagnosis Relapse Prevention group
  • Supportive housing (when available)
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