Alumni Program Curriculum

August 2021: Recovery Month Planning

September is Recovery Month and we discussed how to make it more than just a Facebook post by your program. What are ways we can use the resources that are provided and how do we align our curriculum to it in September? We tackle this together at...

Service Work Ideas

The last step in the 12-Step tradition declares that as the result of working the Steps, recovering addicts experience a spiritual awakening that compels them to carry to others the message of spiritual connectedness. For example, volunteering while...

Alumni Program Basics

Rehab alumni programs help maintain relationships between former patients, current patients, and staff. They promote both the rehab center and the recovery of its patients. What are the basic requirements for such an alumni program?

Fear of Failure

Addiction is a chronic brain disease and relapsing into substance use is quite common. Often, such a relapse is seen by the patient as failing at recovery. Thomas Edison once said, “Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close...

Self-Care to Prevent Fatigue

The recovery industry suffers high turnover rates for many positions, largely because of emotional stress leading to compassion fatigue and burnout. This phenomenon includes alumni coordinators. Part of staying healthy should be appropriate self...

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Treatment Professionals in Alumni Services
PO Box 1152
Salida, CO 81201
(949) 307-1704


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