Phase I is Intensive Residential Treatment and is intended for those with severe addictions and/or little prior rehabilitation experience. Clients are usually only a few days away from their last use and in need of acute treatment for substance use disorder. Please note: Phase I is NOT a detoxification program. All clients must be medically stabilized and able to participate in program activities from day one. If, after speaking to out Intake Coordinator, it is determined that a client will need detox they will be referred to a detox facility and will require medical clearance before admission to Sobriety House.
At least 18 years old
Willingness to participate in program activities.
Medically safe to enter treatment
Sobriety House is required to follow certain Denver city ordinances regarding legal issues, and there are other requirements. The phone pre-screen will address these issues.
Final determination of acceptance is made after a detailed clinical assessment .
Clients attend four small groups per day from 8:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. with 15 minute breaks between each group. Clients are issued a program manual and workbook, and there are additional individual homework assignments. After the daily group meetings end, clients work on their homework from the Phase I manual, attend 12 step meetings, have individual sessions with their counselor, or enjoy some recreational time with their peers.
Each week of the program is devoted to one of the following subjects:
Evidence based treatments of the Phase I intensive program include:
* Masters level, licensed and/or certified addiction counselor staff
* Safe and sober environment (total abstinence only)
* Weekly individual therapy – clients remain with the same therapist throughout their treatment as they progress from one level of care to another.
* In-house AA, NA, HA, CA, CMA and Alanon meetings
* Case management – referrals to other community resources/aftercare planning
* Urine Analysis & Breathalyzer Tests
* Medication monitoring
* Recreational options
* All costs are included in the stated fees
During the 4 week Phase I clients are restricted to campus unless they are attending court, medical or otherwise necessary outside appointments. Additionally all Phase I clients are restricted from using any type of personal electronic device, this includes, personal computers, I-pods, personal phones, etc. Additionally, while attending Phase I group, clients are required to wear long pants or dresses, and wear shirts with sleeves.
Sobriety House’s Phase I is a state licensed American Society for Addiction Medicine levels 3.5 and 3.7 Intensive Residential Treatment Program.