Substance Use Disorder Services

Colonial Behavioral Health offers a variety of substance use disorder groups as well as individual and marital/family counseling. Groups include:

  • Substance Abuse Standard Program: This is a 16-week program designed to help individuals increase their awareness of the impact of their substance use on their physical health, emotional health, family and social life, work and education, financial stability, mental health/spiritual values, and legal status and to develop healthier lifestyle choices. 
  • Relapse Prevention Group: This is a 12-week group designed to help individuals examine their thoughts, feelings, and actions which led to their relapsing on alcohol/mood altering drugs and to develop the skills, abilities, and support network they need to promote recovery.
  • Women's Substance Abuse Recovery Group: This is a 12- to 16-week group designed to help women identify the impact of their substance use on their lives, develop healthier relationships, improve their daily coping skills, learn to communicate assertively, promote healing from past traumas, etc. 
  • Co-occurring Group: This is a 16-week group that takes a comprehensive approach to co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. It covers topics such as coping skills, symptom management, stages of change, relapse prevention, and effective decision-making skills.
  • Intensive Outpatient Program

Other groups are formed as needed, e.g. social anxiety group, grief group, coping skills group, seeking safety group (for women with a history of trauma and/or abuse), co-occurring with anxiety or depression group, harm reduction, etc.

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