This is a recovery life program to manage life from addiction to recovery for men and women providing classes dealing with spiritual, emotional and physical issues.
The New Life Program (NLP), Men's Component is a 100 bed, residential, addiction treatment program for men, women, and families located at the Gospel Center Rescue Mission, Inc. The applicant must make a six month commitment with the possibility of an additional eighteen months of after-care.
The students served by the program are those most likely to benefit from an intensive, residential treatment. NLP strongly believes that the whole person, including spiritual aspects, family, community and environment must be addressed to affect a long-term life style change.
A typical day in the life of a student in the NLP includes three nutritious meals, access to clothing, a space in a dormitory, evening chapel service, group sessions, classes, individual counseling session, time on the computer, adult learning center and a four hour work daily ministry assignment.
The second six month phase of the New Life Program is where student's begin to make and pay restitution to society. They begin employment and/or go to school and pay for program fees. The final phase extends for additional 12 months for stability in the Hope Housing residences.
New Life Program Core Values
The program is flexible, individualized and a progressive process designed to meet the specific needs of each student in a structured and supportive environment.
The New Life Program offers the following:
- A structured educational program dealing with emotional and spiritual issues.
- Individual counseling and group sessions in an individualized plan for change.
- Increased awareness of self-defeating behaviors with increased self-awareness and self-esteem.
- Addresses social issues, interpersonal relationships and methods for promoting healthy communications and accountability.
- Explores concepts of spirituality and the benefits of incorporating spiritual principles into a lifelong program through daily personal application of spiritual materials, affirmations, prayer and meditation.
- Introduction and orientation to individuals goal and direction.
- Introduction and referral to community resources.
- Introduction and referral to support groups such as AA, NA, CA, SAA, GA, OA and other 12-step programs. Family contact permitted after 60 days.
- After care and follow-up counseling is available as needed.
- Educational computer program for GED and other programs.
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This institution is an equal opportunity provider.