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Prevention Is Key

Our Continuing Care Program enlarges the client’s understanding and engagement with their own personal recovery and will facilitate and encourage personal connections with the wider recovery community in the general public. Our ultimate goal is continuous lifelong improvement in all areas of life, function, and relationships.

[su_note note_color=”#F0F0F0″]Continuing Care Programs are frequently called “Relapse Prevention Programs,” and that is obviously the major goal. However, we like and prefer the term “Recovery Enhancement,” which focuses more on the positive carrot, rather than the negative stick. This change in emphasis points out that recovery is a lifelong journey of positive progress and growth, even if there are a few bumps in the road along the way.[/su_note]

First Step Recovery Center recognizes that continuing care is a necessary component of long-term sobriety. After completion of our IOP curriculum, we offer weekly continuing care group sessions. These sessions will focus mainly on deepening the client’s understanding and practice of the Recovery lifestyle.

The Continuing Care Program will also engage clients in ongoing study and discussions to improve and expand their understanding of basic recovery textbooks, such as the AA “Big Book” and “12 & 12,” among others. Multiple evidence-based studies have shown that treatment center graduates who attend Continuing Care Programs will have a higher rate of success in staying clean and sober.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_widget_sidebar show_bg=”false” sidebar_id=”sidebar_1″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][dt_testimonials type=”slider” autoslide=”6000″ number=”6″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”vc_default” full_width=”stretch_row” equal_height=”yes” content_placement=”middle” seperator_indeed_locker=”” lk_t=”ism_template_1″ lk_tl=”5″ lk_io=”default” lk_lp=”0″ lk_dm=”0″ lk_thm=”0″ lk_tuo=”0″ ru_on=”0″ uhc_on=”0″ ur_on=”0″ ref_on=”0″ css=”.vc_custom_1474319071987{padding-top: 10px !important;padding-bottom: 40px !important;background-color: #0d404f !important;}”][vc_column offset=”vc_col-lg-8 vc_col-md-8 vc_col-xs-12″][ultimate_heading main_heading=”Need Help?” main_heading_color=”#ffffff” sub_heading_color=”#ffffff” alignment=”left” main_heading_margin=”margin-bottom:10px;” main_heading_font_size=”desktop:30px;” main_heading_line_height=”desktop:40px;” sub_heading_font_size=”desktop:17px;” sub_heading_line_height=”desktop:27px;”]Our Caring Staff Can Help You Take the First Step[/ultimate_heading][/vc_column][vc_column offset=”vc_col-lg-4 vc_col-md-4 vc_hidden-sm vc_col-xs-12 vc_hidden-xs”][ult_buttons btn_title=”Schedule a Consultation” btn_link=”url:http%3A%2F%2Ffirststephd.com%2Fschedule-a-consultation%2F|||” btn_align=”ubtn-right” btn_size=”ubtn-custom” btn_height=”38″ btn_padding_left=”25″ btn_padding_top=”15″ btn_title_color=”#ffffff” btn_bg_color=”rgba(255,255,255,0.01)” btn_hover=”ubtn-fade-bg” btn_bg_color_hover=”#ffffff” btn_title_color_hover=”#28a7fb” icon_size=”32″ btn_icon_pos=”ubtn-sep-icon-at-left” btn_border_style=”solid” btn_color_border=”rgba(255,255,255,0.4)” btn_color_border_hover=”#ffffff” btn_border_size=”4″ btn_radius=”0″ btn_font_family=”font_family:Montserrat|font_call:Montserrat|variant:700″ btn_font_style=”font-weight:700;” btn_font_size=”desktop:20px;” btn_line_height=”desktop:20px;” css_adv_btn=”.vc_custom_1473598607507{margin-bottom: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}”][/vc_column][/vc_row]