Secondary Care Program – Step 10 to 12 of the 12 Step Program
Daily Maintenance – Continued Recovery
To provide the individual with the knowledge motivation & skill to use the tools they have developed in the first 9 steps in such a way as to enable them to continue their recovery building on self empowerment.
• Put into practice in a safe and supportive environment the motivational and behavioural therapy techniques identified and explored in Primary Care.
• Engage in 1/1 counselling
• Attend lectures in relapse prevention
• Develop life skills if required.
Step Ten –Continue to take personal inventory and when we were wrong promptly admit it
Why growth & change are important.
• Maintenance step – Step 10 encompasses steps 4 thru 9
• Daily Inventory
• Identifying problems on a daily basis
• Treating the illness of addiction is just the beginning
Step Eleven –sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with god as we understood him. Preying only of knowledge of his will for us and the power to carry that out.
• Starting the day correctly
• Reviewing each day
• Finding gratitude for the things we have in our life
• Becoming aware of conscience and building on that awareness
• Living each day to the full
Step Twelve –Having had a spiritual awakening as a result of these steps, we tried to carry the message to the alcoholic and to practice these principals in all our affairs.
How to live life on Life’s terms, being in Recovery
• Develop personal recovery plan in preparation for leaving residential rehab
• Engage with local self help groups in area the individual will be residing after treatment
• Engage with social services and similar organisations to develop aftercare services.
• Working with voluntary services to boost confidence and self esteem in the individual and to give something back to the community. We have a close working relationship with a local Community Farm (Stepney Hill Farm), we have a city allotment project that we are working on in partnership with the local armed forces veterans in the Scarborough area, we also volunteer at Arthritus UK and other such agencies and companies
• Identify Educational and training requirement, we work closely with Yorkshire Coast College and Hull University (Scarborough Campus) in order to offer adequate and appropriate training and education for our clients.
• We work with the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust on comunity environmental projects, such as beach cleaning and similar tasks.