Women's Trauma & Addiction

Behavioral Health Behavioral Health

Women who are experiencing the painful emotional and relational aftermath of trauma, abuse, or neglect may also develop chemical dependencies or addictions. This program is committed to helping women understand the relationship between trauma and substance abuse. Women work on abstinence through random drug screens and relapse prevention plans.

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Treatment is offered at the partial hospital and intensive outpatient levels of care, and includes a comprehensive evaluation by a board certified psychiatrist, an individualized treatment plan, evidence-based treatment, group and individual therapy, medication management, family therapy, psychoeducation groups, and expressive therapies like yoga, art, and writing.

Through this program, we help women to:

  • Understand the disease concept of addiction
  • Achieve and maintain abstinence from addictive substances
  • Learn healthy ways to manage emotion
  • Learn basic coping and relationship building skills
  • Build self-esteem through self-empowerment and connection to a community of women

Depending on needs, treatment options include:

  • Partial hospital program: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. five days per week
  • Intensive outpatient program: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. three days per week

Lunch is provided for full-day programs, and free transportation may be available within defined areas.