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 Use Standard Program: This is a 16-week program designed to help individuals develop healthier lifestyle choices and increase their awareness of the impact of their substance use on their physical and emotional health, family and social life, work and education, financial stability, and mental health/spiritual values.
- Relapse Prevention Group: This is a 12-week group designed to help individuals examine their thoughts, feelings, and actions that 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 Use 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 16-week group 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.
- Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) Recovery Group: This group is specifically designed to meet the needs of individuals with opioid use disorders who are participating in our Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Clinic. It focuses on enhancing individual's coping, stress management and assertiveness skills to develop a strong recovery program.
- 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.