A professional rehabilitation facility can provide the education and support system needed to help push addicts through the addiction process. Professionals can also help addicts by giving them the tools they need to reteach their brain how to deal with their addiction. Without such support, addicts can easily fall back into the cycle of addiction and do further damage to themselves and others.
The Riverbank House is a long-term addiction recovery retreat in New Hampshire. Riverbank House offers a balanced treatment plan incorporating mental, physical, and spiritual health for the best results. The Riverbank House’s program focuses on helping patients make changes on a fundamental level. Riverbank House’s staff combines practical, real life training and spiritual education to give patients the tools they need to succeed in society.
Challenges with Drug Addiction Recovery
Addicts face a number of challenges when trying to overcome and addiction. The constant influx of temptation and lack of structure can prolong the rehabilitation process and, in many cases, even inhibit it. Rehabilitation requires more energy than most adults have when factoring in family, social engagements, and work. Rehabilitation centers provide an environment in which addicts can focus on recovery and avoid the temptations that come with everyday life.
Many addicts must also deal with the psychological issues that cause them to rely on drugs and alcohol in the first place. These psychological conditions can cause patients to lose confidence in their ability to recover and can prolong, even destroy, the rehabilitation process. Allowing addicts to confront their mental and psychological problems and find more constructive ways of dealing with pain is the first step to helping addicts get over the addiction permanently.
What Makes Riverbank House Effective?
At Riverbank House, we stress the need to develop a lifelong commitment to recovery. Without dedication to their sobriety, addicts will soon fall into their old patterns of dependence. Riverbank House’s treatment programs are based on the Twelve Steps used in Alcoholics Anonymous, which allows addicts the chance to confront different aspects of their addiction. Our community also places a large focus on adhering to the Twelve Principles of Buddhism, which teach patients how to create harmony within their surroundings. All patients are encouraged to participate in daily yoga and meditation sessions and adopt the community’s adherence to a spirit of non-aggression, collaboration, self-reflection, mutual respect, and accountability.
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All of our amenities encourage patients to remove themselves from distractions and develop themselves as human beings. We’ve provided amenities that will allow patients to feel secure in their living environment while at the same time challenging them to channel their energies into positive pursuits.
-2 yoga studios and private indoor meditation rooms
-4 fully furnished, comfortable living rooms with TVs
-Fitness equipment on site
-Private visitation rooms for family and friends
-5 fully equipped kitchens
· Phase I: Foundation
Phase I of our recovery program is aimed at introducing patients to their treatment plan and encouraging them to start off on the right foot. An important part of Phase I is a goal-setting session in which patients write out short-term and long-term goals for the duration of their treatment. Patients also receive ample support by attending group sessions with other patients and participating in the first 3 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous’ Twelve Step Program.
· Phase II: Implementation
Phase II of treatment acts as a continuation of the foundations built in Phase I. Patients are still required to participate in Foundation Phase activities while attending additional Solo No More activities. Patients also take part in a series of career planning classes as well as classes about financial planning and life management. Phase II also begins steps 4-8 of the Twelve Step Program.
· Phase III: Vigilance
Phase III places a heavy emphasis on working with recovery coaches to monitor patients’ self-action and discuss their Relapse Prevention Plan. Patients will also begin work on steps 9-12 of the Twelve Step Program and attend advanced coaching sessions to evaluate their short-term and long-term goals.
· Phase IV: Transitional Living
Phase IV is centered on preparing patients to live a live free of substance abuse after their treatment program is completed. During Phase IV, patients are moved into Independent Living houses where they can implement what they’ve been taught during their stay at the rehabilitation center. Phase IV also stresses continued participation in local 12-step meetings for additional support from other recovering addicts.
The Riverbank House’s recovery program is open to men of all backgrounds looking to recover from their alcohol or substance abuse. If you have any questions regarding any aspect of our program, our amenities, pricing, insurance, or philosophy, please give us a call or send us an email.