MANNER IN WICH WE WORK

Our services are aimed at men who voluntarily seek help to recover from drugs, through the practice of a set of activities, based on a spiritual program known as the twelve steps.

The only requirements to participate in any of our Centers, is to arrive accompanied by a family member, voluntarily accept the permanence, commitment to integrate and collaborate on all activities offered.

Not only do we care for the physical aspect of the addict but also the emotional and spiritual part, we believe that substance abuse has a direct relation affect relationship with them and they end up affected decisive.

The twelve steps program can be synthesized in the following points:

Acceptance of the diseaseA fundamental step to start the recovery process is to recognize that he suffers from a disease; and that only with help of others can you leave it.

Analysis of personality and catharsis. Program leads to conduct a thorough examination of the Act; as well as the externalization of experiences painful and successful to find a balance between.

Interpersonal relationships. Once an analysis of the personality seeks to improve relations with others.

Dependence of a higher power. Knowing that the human being is made up of mind, body and spirit, also working with the spiritual aspect, respecting the religion to each who profess.

Work with another. Finally the transmission of lessons learned to other people with the same problem, keeps alive the program in person and therefore its sobriety.

 12 step sessions

These meetings help us to share common experiences of pain and recovery from those who truly understand what we are going through and can share the type of practical insights that can only come from firsthand experience, all within a safe, understanding and supportive environment.  We also achieve consciousness of the disease we suffer, by confronting some of the causes of our emotional and spiritual problems.

Peer to Peer sessions

In conjunction with the group meetings, individual peer session’s gives each other, formalized peer support consisting of each member choosing a person in recovery, of the same sex who agrees to share their difficult issues, without any pressure and in self-confidence. This provides a sense of belonging and relief by sharing problems never before externalized.

Sports activities

The physical conditions of the majority of our new members require that our groups encourage indoors and outdoors physical activities. These activities not only provide health benefits but also teach our members values, attitudes, skills and knowledge that will help them to have a better reintegration into society.

Recreational and occupational activities

The activities relating to the use of our members’ free time during their stay in the transitional housing units is being utilized to do crafts, dancing, short plays and board games. These activities are done to develop social skills in order to address their isolation.

Temporary lodging

We consider that during the first stage of recovery, the recovering addict must move from the drug related environment in order to concentrate all their efforts and attention to the recovery program. It is this reason why we offer temporary housing for a minimum three months free of charge.

Nourishment

During the members’ stay they receive different foods to help maintain a healthy, well-balanced and interesting diet that provides adequate nutrition three times a day, thereby improving their physical health.