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Westport House Introduces EXCEL Recovery Residences for Men

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WESTPORT, Conn – June 4, 2018 – Westport House today announced that they have opened an innovative new sober living residence for men called EXCEL Recovery Residences. Based on the Oxford House model of democratically run, self-supporting, substance-free homes, EXCEL Recovery Residences are staffed by a professional, live-in house manager for support and emergency services. EXCEL is open to men …

Westport House Announces Danielle Meldon as Program Director to Lead Extended Care & Sober Living Programming

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WESTPORT, Conn – May 14, 2018 – Westport House, Connecticut’s premier extended care and sober living program for young adult and adult men, announced today that Danielle Meldon has joined their team as Program Director. Meldon joins Westport House after five years in various management and direct care roles at Turnbridge in New Haven, CT.  She most recently served as a …

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Find a Sober Living Halfway Home

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In 2016, according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), over 28 million people over the age of 11 used an illegal drug in the last 30 days, which represents approximately 1 in 10 Americans but is as high as 1 in 4 young adults between the ages of 18 and 25. Despite age, the estimate for …

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Westport House Announces New Sober Living Program for Men

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WESTPORT, Conn – April 3, 2018 – Westport House today announced that it has expanded its programming to include a stand-alone sober living environment for men. This level of aftercare will allow clients the flexibility to return to work immediately, have a vehicle, and manage their schedule from day one. However, they will have access to all of the services …

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Westport House Sober Living Outpatient Center Now In-Network With Anthem Blue Cross

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WESTPORT, Conn – March 20, 2018 – Westport House today announced that all addiction and psychiatric sober living outpatient treatment services are now covered in-network by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Cross affiliates. It is now easier than ever to help your clients get the treatment they deserve. At Westport House, it is important for us to make our integrated clinical …

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Westport House Outpatient Center Achieves Behavioral Healthcare Accreditation From The Joint Commission

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WESTPORT, Conn – January 17, 2018 – Westport House today announced its outpatient center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Behavioral Health Care Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective care. The Westport House …

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Westport House Selects Adventure Recovery to Develop Outdoor Therapy Program

In Announcements, Recovery by Admin

Westport House on Wednesday announced it reached an agreement with Bantam, Connecticut-based Adventure Recovery to develop an outdoor adventure therapy program designed to compliment and enhance the health and recreational activities that have proven to be core to our sober living model for young men. Wilderness Therapy Program Activities Adventure Recovery will facilitate day and multi-day off-site excursions, on a monthly basis, primarily for …

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Peter Schmid Joins the Westport House Team

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Pete Schmid, CAC recently joined the Westport House team as a Senior Case Manager. In this role at Westport House, he is responsible for the coordination of resident’s care, including outpatient services, organizing recreational activities, financial management, and acting as the primary point of contact for family members. More importantly, as a passionate member of the recovery community, he exemplifies …

Westport House Residents On the Job

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A few of the Westport House guys volunteering at Levitt Pavilion in downtown Westport ahead of the John Fogerty concert last Thursday night.  http://www.westportnow.com/westporthouse

Trauma, Addiction and EMDR Therapy

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In the Westport House model, integrated services is a concept merging sober living, outpatient treatment, employment, academics, wellness, and life skills into a working whole – successfully launching clients into life with a solid foundation in recovery. We have created an environment that is both small and intimate to facilitate the variety of needs, goals, and expectations that the client, …