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Living in Balance

Moving from a life of addiction to a life of recovery

 Living in Balance

NREPPListed on the National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP) and updated to meet DSM-5 classifications, this flexible program draws from cognitive-behavioral, experiential and Twelve Step approaches to help clients achieve lifelong recovery.

It's flexible!

  • Perfect for all types of care, inpatient, extensive outpatient, hospital,
    evening or weekend programs, continuing care and more.
  • Ideal for a variety of settings including treatment, mental health and corrections.
  • Extremely comprehensive and customizable. With 47 unique sessions that address a variety of topics, your clinicians can pinpoint what is right for each and every client you serve.
  • Sessions are easy to facilitate and can be done in 60 to 75 minutes. Session parts can be delivered in 30 minutes or less.
  • Clients can join the treatment process at any point in the program delivery.

It's client focused!

  • Clients will identify situations that trigger cravings and pinpoint the decisions that can lead to drug use.
  • They will develop immediate alternatives to drug use and implement a long-term plan for full recovery, including relapse prevention.

Here is what's new in 2015

  • New sessions: Chronic Pain and Opioids, Medication-assisted Treatment (MAT), Managing Chronic Disease, and Older Adults in Recovery
  • Quick Start Guides make session facilitation easy
  • Counselor Fidelity Scorecards help improve the delivery of sessions for optimal outcomes
  • Three Mini-tracks address clients' unique needs:
  • Anger and Emotional Management
  • Trauma and Violence
  • Twelve Step Participation
  • Now Meets DSM-5 Classifications
  • Available as an ONLINE SUBSCRIPTION!

Living in Balance Program

Treatment On Demand with Living in Balance

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With training on the evidence-based Living in Balance program, you can improve your treatment outcomes while optimizing your clients' experience.
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