A Balanced and Holistic Approach To Aftercare
Aftercare: Support For Lifelong Recovery
What Happens After Substance Abuse Treatment? We Can Help You Maintain Sober Living and Pursue Personal Well-Being.
Navigating an alcohol or substance use disorder can present struggles and obstacles that last a lifetime. By seeking holistic treatment for yourself or a loved one, you take the first empowered step to lifelong healing. When you come to establishing an aftercare program, this is the time when you’ve reached a greater degree of personal autonomy. This is when you put your practical coping skills to good use. This is where you finally begin to build the life you truly desire, with freedom and accountability. It’s time for your Epiphany. Start here.Get Help Today
Aftercare is a long-term support system and practical strategy to maintain a sustainable and successful recovery. After you’ve completed an inpatient or outpatient program at either our New Jersey or Tennessee treatment facility.
Every aftercare plan is of custom design and tailored to meet each individual’s unique needs. It serves to provide a reliable support system and practical relapse prevention strategies for ongoing recovery success.
As you reintegrate back into your daily routine, you will continue to develop and practice practical coping skills to your maintain sobriety. You will be safely prepared to navigate daily challenges such as emotional triggers, stress, triggers, and the symptoms of underlying mental health conditions. With Epiphany Wellness, your aftercare plan helps you establish a greater level of independence in your life with a balance of accountability from your support network. Our goal is to help you stay grounded in your recovery journey and successfully pursue your life goals.
Even with relapse prevention strategies in place, it’s possible to still face obstacles. This is an opportunity to reevaluate your level of care and make the necessary adjustments to ensure ongoing success. It’s an opportunity to approach your treatment from a fresh perspective and try a new therapy or counseling approach.
It’s an opportunity to be encouraged and empowered to keep going. Claim your opportunity by pursuing ongoing care after your treatment program is over.
Aftercare Statistics: The Success of The Ongoing Recovery Process
Did you know that two-thirds of substance use disorder sufferers relapse within a few weeks or months of beginning treatment? A year later, more than 85% will relapse and resort to the undesirable habits of their alcohol or substance use disorder.
“Taking a break” or becoming disconnected from your recovery community can lead to disastrous consequences. By implementing a practical and consistent rehab aftercare plan, you will have greater success in your recovery after short-term addiction treatment programs have ended. You will learn how to anticipate potential obstacles threatening your sobriety and have ready-made and practical solutions available to help you navigate them successfully.
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The Efficacy of Aftercare Programs
Official clinical research reveals that most participants in aftercare programs will remain consistent and stop misusing substances. It also suggests aftercare programs help them to reduce participation in criminal activity, enhance psychological functioning, and improve social behaviors. The success is in the numbers, but it’s also in our clients. Here’s what a few had to say.
Substance Use Disorder Aftercare Programs
During early recovery, it’s important to maintain a connection with your treatment support network. With ongoing individualized case management and regular follow-up, you will be continually equipped for success.
How your aftercare program looks will vary from client to client but could include housing assistance, job placement, and counseling. The success of your path relies heavily on your coping skill development, the support of friends and family members, and your ongoing participation in 12-step programs and support groups. All of these elements hold a valued place in recovery and will help you stay the course.
Mental Health Support
Ongoing access to mental health support is a critical component of every aftercare plan for substance use and co-occurring disorder sufferers. Interventions could include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, individual counseling sessions, or telehealth sessions with our clinical mental health care providers.
Aftercare Housing Assistance: Finding A Safe Space
Suffering from a substance use disorder can negatively impact every facet of your life. Transitioning back home may not be the healthiest path for everyone. Family relationships become strained, work and school responsibilities are neglected, and finances can become increasingly tight. This could lead to a resurgence of triggers and unhealthy coping mechanisms.
Epiphany Wellness can connect you with reliable and safe housing assistance in sober living homes as part of an individualized aftercare plan. Even if finding housing has been challenging for you in the past, we’re here to help you land in a safe space.
Transportation Assistance: Getting You Where You Need To Go
Seeking ongoing treatment is part of your aftercare plan and includes community meetings, counseling sessions, mental health appointments, and possibly medication management. We want to ensure you can get where you need to be. From arranging ride-shares and assisting with public transportation passes, we believe this is a critical element for any relapse prevention strategy.
Continuing Education: A Motivator For Success
Education and career goals are strong motivators for success, and they help you establish routines and healthy lifestyle rhythms. Establishing an aftercare plan helps you get back to what you love and pursue your goals once again and build the life you truly desire. At Epiphany Wellness, we can help you take advantage of educational opportunities that will enable you to finish school or complete your degree.
Vocational Training: Live Life By Design
You may request assistance in this area, or you may be required by court order to get a job after your treatment is complete. In either case, the Epiphany Wellness aftercare support team can match you with vocational training and job opportunities that suit your skills and your goals. This offers a much-needed fresh start that helps you establish financial stability.
Job Placements Programs For The Career-Driven
Navigating the job market can be a discouraging undertaking, especially for those who have been struggling with an alcohol or substance use disorder. At Epiphany Wellness, we have a wide range of connections within our local network that is loaded with supportive businesses, managers, and HR representatives who are ready to extend a helpful and understanding hand.
Community Support: Empowering Accountability and Encouragement
Participating in a community support group like Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) or Narcotics Anonymous (NA) ensures that you have frequent access to recovery-minded individuals who understand where you’ve been and where you want to go. They provide a safe space to open up, learn, and practice your coping skills for a supported and long-term recovery.
Aftercare Programs Support A Lifetime of Recovery Success
When your outpatient treatment program has ended, your independent journey has just begun. By participating in our alumni programs and aftercare plans, you will be empowered and encouraged to maintain lifelong sobriety, pursue personal well-being, and create a life that matches your goals. We can help.
Frequently Asked Questions About Aftercare Plans
What If Aftercare Isn’t Enough for Me?
Recovery is not linear, and the journey is unique for everyone. If you or your loved one feel at any time that additional support is needed, please reach out immediately. We’re here to provide therapy, treatment, accountability, and support for relapse prevention.
Let your clinician know immediately so your recovery plan can be reevaluated and the necessary adjustments can be implemented as soon as possible. You must be honest with yourself and your support system about your progress and pursue a greater level of care if neededContact Us
How Long Does Aftercare Support Last?
After your outpatient program is over, you will still need ongoing support. An aftercare program allows you to maintain relationships, support circles, and accountability channels for as long as you need them. We want to support you as you build coping and interpersonal skills for sustainable sobriety and lifelong healing. We’re here to help you reach your Epiphany.
What is the primary goal of aftercare plans?
The primary purpose for creating individualized aftercare plans is to promote relapse prevention. The nature of alcohol and substance use disorders is that they’re chronic. If there are any underlying mental health disorders resulting in a co-occurring disorder, this may exacerbate the symptoms of each, making long-term recovery even more difficult to sustain.
An aftercare plan provides supportive and practical strategies for maintaining sobriety by continuing to practice healthier habits for life, not just for now.
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Our Medication-assisted detox, Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP), Intensive outpatient program (IOP), and Outpatient Programs (OP) offer comprehensive support across multiple levels of care. If you or someone you love is struggling to overcome a substance use disorder, please don’t try to go it alone. Individualized support in a safe, evidenced-backed, and recovery-driven program is the key to lasting success.