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Aftercare Program for Substance Abuse

Addiction recovery is a life-long journey that doesn’t stop when you leave a drug and alcohol treatment program. When you re-enter your everyday routine, there are lingering temptations and drug triggers. You must prepare yourself for this transition after treatment to prevent relapse and continue on your path to success. You or your loved one will need to be in an environment that is conducive to your continued recovery. At our Christian drug rehab in Pompano, our sober living and aftercare program for substance abuse is designed to help you do just that. 

What Is Aftercare Therapy? 

Achieving sobriety is a huge accomplishment as well as a commitment. But the recovery process doesn’t end when treatment does. Addiction aftercare programs are ongoing treatment services that give people in recovery continuous guidance to help them maintain their sobriety after rehab. An addiction aftercare plan is designed to support someone in early recovery, prevent relapse, and help them as they work toward their goals.  

Aftercare programs for substance abuse include activities, interventions, and resources to help individuals in recovery cope with triggers, stress, and cravings they may face down the road as they adjust to a sober lifestyle. Each person’s aftercare plan will vary based on their own needs and may include:  

  • Attending 12-step and/or other recovery meetings 

  • Attending individual and group counseling sessions 

  • Reaching out to a sponsor and other members of your sober support system 

  • Staying in sober living for some time 

Having an aftercare plan is important because many people face difficulties when transitioning out of rehab. The risk of relapse is highest in the early stages of recovery, with 40% to 60% of people in recovery experiencing relapse at some point. This rate is comparable to other chronic diseases, including type I diabetes, hypertension, or asthma.1 Developing a plan for substance abuse aftercare can help prevent relapse by supporting you and allowing you to continue to work on issues surrounding your addiction. Once you feel established in your sobriety, you can also begin to give back to others who are working on their sobriety.  

Benefits of Aftercare Programs 

At our Christian addiction recovery center, we know that treatment doesn’t end when you step out of our doors, so we offer an aftercare program for substance abuse. Sobriety, as well as your relationship with God, is a life-long commitment that takes effort, and we want to be there for you throughout this time.  

Our goal is to create a treatment program tailored to your individual needs to promote long-term success and maintain sobriety. Part of our care includes a personalized aftercare plan to help you stay sober when returning to the real world. 

This program may include housing arrangements that are designed for your continued sobriety, outpatient treatment, and recovery support groups that are used to strengthen your will as well as your relationship with God. With our faith-based recovery programs, we strive to provide you with all of the tools you need to continue your path to a better life connected to God because we believe treatment is ongoing. 

Our Aftercare Rehab Program  

Your long-term success doesn’t stop with our aftercare treatment program. Because our Christ-centered addiction treatment is part of the Banyan Treatment Centers family, you will be connected with other people who have successfully gone through our various levels of care at our many different addiction treatment facilities.  

Through our addiction aftercare program, you will have a support group of recovering addicts to create life-long friendships with and peers who understand your recovery because they are going through it themselves. You will be able to focus on the spiritual principles that got you this far and implement these practices with other like-minded people. 

In addition to this program, our Christ-based recovery programs in Pompano also include a stabilization program in the case of relapse. If you relapse, our stabilization program will include partial hospitalization treatment to get you back on track and give you the tools to prevent another relapse. During this time, you will focus on learning how to prevent relapse and reinforce the good behaviors developed during the recovery process. 

You are stronger than your addiction. Through our various levels of care, including our aftercare program for substance abuse, our faith-based recovery program can help you or your loved one overcome addiction and maintain a clean, sober life. 

Contact Faith in Recovery to learn more about our Christian drug rehabilitation in Florida and begin your recovery journey today.