At Westminster House, the message for recovery is ‘Women Do Recover’, and their exceptional alcohol addiction treatment plan ensures the greatest chances for success. Westminster House is a long term residential recovery center for women healing from addiction. Westminster House promotes and facilitates a desire for recovery, helping women help themselves overcome addiction. The treatment program provides women with the necessary tools trusting their own ability to reclaim a drug-free existence.
The acorn is Westminster House’s symbol of hope, as it must hit the ground hard in order to break open, grow and reveal the strong oak within. Westminster House’s mission statement is to provide residential addiction treatment for women through integrated social recovery, education and wellness.
The Westminster House On-Going Recovery Program is a open ended extension of the Westminster House residential Primary Care Program. Through On-Going Recovery, Westminster House will provide our program graduates with the opportunity to attend post-secondary education.
Through On-Going Recovery, Westminster House will provide their program graduates with the opportunity to attend post-secondary education. Their goal is to fund education opportunities that will include certifications in Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Access, as well as Post-Secondary and General Education (GED) and Basic Counseling. This education is necessary to continue the changes needed to find a new way of life. Obtaining gainful employment will allow transition to becoming a responsible and productive family member and member of society.
It’s comforting to know that the alcohol addiction treatment program at Westminster House is second to none. The journey to recovery is a lifelong process and begins with a courageous first step- the step toward receiving treatment and reclaiming a drug-and alcohol-free existence.
The Westminster House philosophy is based on treating addiction as a chronic disease; promoting long term abstinence through holistic recovery strategies; and advocating client participation in 12-step programs. By engaging clients in a multi-layered bio-psycho-social-spiritual model, women who attend the program have an opportunity to look deeply at the issues surrounding addiction and the addictive process. These treatment practices are reinforced in all programs offered at Westminster House.
The Westminster House’s alcohol treatment plan has an ultimate goal for each and every client, and includes:
- Long-term abstinence from involvement with substance misuse
- Improved psychological and physiological health
- Improved family and social functioning
Westminster House provides improves access to educational and vocational opportunities.
During a client’s stay they are supported to explore the core issues that led to their addiction. The program presents the framework and an action plan that leads to sustainable recovery. This includes group therapy, one to one counseling, addiction educational series, introspective writing (12 Steps), and health and wellness. The clients live in a peer to peer environment and are in groups of two or more women at all times to ensure complete safety and accountability to the program.
When you’re ready to take that first step that leads to lifelong recovery, call Westminster House toll free at 866-524-5633, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to speak with one of their professionals who can answer your questions. You can also learn more about Westminster House’s alcohol addiction treatment program by visiting their website at westminsterhouse.ca.
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