Support, structure, and education are all crucial to overcoming a drug or alcohol addiction. Without any one of these factors, overcoming a drug or alcohol dependency is practically impossible.
The Riverbank House is a rehabilitation center for men seeking to overcome their addiction to drugs or alcohol once and for all. The Riverbank House provides a safe, structured, educational environment in which patients can focus their energies on mental, spiritual, and physical progression. The supportive environment allows patients to implement important changes in their lives without distraction or temptation. The alcohol and substance abuse program give patients the mental and spiritual tools they need to conquer the dependencies and return to living a healthy life.
Challenges with Alcohol Addiction Recovery
Curing an addiction is often only curing a symptom of a mush larger problem. Addicts typically form addictions in order to mask other much larger problems in their lives. Addicts often suffer from psychological issues such as depression, anxiety, or even trauma. All of these factors can contribute to a substance dependency. The best chance at overcoming an addiction is to find out what problems an addict is seeking to mask by abusing substances and helping them to face it head on.
Outside forces can also have an impact on whether or not an attempt at recovery is successful. Addicts often live in environments lacking in support and structure. Some might even live in environments where drug use is the norm, making it hard to escape the temptation. It is also crucial that addicts have a trustworthy support system with their best interest in mind to hold them accountable for their actions and keep them moving forward.
What Makes Riverbank House Effective?
Without a constant commitment to their success, no addict can overcome their addiction for long. Riverbank House Extended Care Recovery Community methods have their foundation in Alcoholics Anonymous’ twelve steps of recovery. Our staff also teaches patients to live according to the Twelve Principles of Buddhism in order to help patients channel their energies in positive ways. Patients learn to adopt new changes into their everyday lives, including daily yoga and meditation, journal writing, collaboration, self-reflection, mutual respect, and a code of non-aggression.
Unlike other rehabilitation centers that can appear sterile and cold, The Riverbank House is designed to put patients at ease in a home-like setting, free of distractions and temptations. All Riverbank House amenities are aimed at helping patients pursue healthy interests such as art, reading, physical activity, and more.
- 15 bedrooms
- Wireless internet
- 5 kitchens
- Study and music room
- Living rooms with plasma TVs
- Fully stocked yoga rooms and meditation centers
· Phase I: Foundation
Phase I is also known as our introductory phase. During phase I, patients will receive program orientation and begin setting goals for themselves to reach throughout the program and beyond. They also attend group therapy sessions in which addicts discuss their difficulties and give support to fellow addicts. Phase I includes an introduction to Alcoholics Anonymous steps 1-3 as well as participation in daily yoga and meditation practices.
· Phase II: Implementation
Phase II includes a continuation of many of the programs in Phase I as well as Solo No More activities. Patients receive career planning assistance and are given the opportunity to participate in career planning classes, financial planning classes, and life management classes. Throughout Phase II they will also begin to incorporate AA steps 4-8.
· Phase III: Vigilance
Phase II involves extensive work with recovery coaches to help patients monitor their self-action and make sure they are being held accountable to themselves and their goals. Patients will create more long and short term goals to guide their progress after rehabilitation and begin working on AA steps 9-12 under close supervisions.
· Phase IV: Transitional Living
Phase IV is crucial for patients to be able to readjust back into regular life after they have completed their treatment. During Phase IV, patients reside in an independent living in local recovery support house where they continue to learn about and implement the 12 steps and attend regular meetings with their personal recovery coach.
Men of all backgrounds are welcomed and encouraged to participate in Riverbank House’s Drug an Alcohol Abuse program. If you have any questions about any of our programs, our methodology, insurance or pricing, etc., please feel free to give us a call or email.