Peter Schmid Joins the Westport House Team

In Announcements by Admin

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

In Announcements by Admin

A few of the Westport House guys volunteering at Levitt Pavilion in downtown Westport ahead of the John Fogerty concert last Thursday night.

Urine Testing in the Westport House Model

In Announcements by Admin

The long-overdue crackdown on fraudulent sober house owners, treatment centers, and labs in Florida and across the country by the FBI and state officials is an opportunity for scrupulous providers of recovery services to stand up and be recognized. I’ve long argued that to succeed in the “business” of sober living, organizations must make client success the most heavily weighted …

Westport House selects Adventure Recovery to develop outdoor therapy program

In Announcements 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. Adventure Recovery will facilitate day and multi-day off-site excursions, on a monthly basis, primarily for Westport House’s Phase I …

Trauma, Addiction and EMDR Therapy

In Recovery by Admin

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, …

Introducing Our Integrated Services Model for Sober Living

In Announcements by Admin

As a leader in quality, evidence-based sober living solutions for young males, we’re passionate about quality control and continuously look for opportunities to improve our current processes and service offerings. We believe that the slightest improvement in our operations can positively impact the long-term outcomes for our clients. Over time, the sum of continual quality improvement adds up to a unique blend of “best practices” – those key organizational factors that drive the …

“Greenwich Magazine” Profiles Westport House Client and Executive

In Announcements by Admin

In the May 2016 issue of Greenwich Magazine, Westport House, along with our Director of Admissions and a current resident, were profiled in their feature article: “Heroin: An Epidemic Too Close to Home”. This lengthy  article depicts the struggle and ultimate success of current Westport House resident, Adam* while interweaving the history of the opiate epidemic in the United States, …

The Westport House Career Development Program

In Announcements by Admin

Helping Young Men in Early Recovery Navigate the Challenges of Reintegrating Back Into the Workforce. For our young male demographic, developing a sense of attachment to their own unique process of recovery is a vital step towards them fully acclimating and embracing their new sober lifestyle.  When individuals arrive at Westport House, they sometimes lack the confidence and motivation for …

Clinical Services at Westport House

In Resources by Admin

As the Director of Admissions, I’m often asked, “Westport House is a sober living program, why do you have a clinical team?” This question directly illustrates the challenges with traditional sober living residences in the past and in direct contrast to those problems, why Westport House is able to stand out amongst the rest in terms of the care we …

Next Family Program Workshop: Sunday June 26, 2016 10am – 12noon

In Announcements by Admin

Westport House is pleased to announce that our next family workshop will be held on Sunday, June 26th at 10:00am at our outpatient care & training center. This workshop will examine addiction as a disease and the role of the family in supporting their loved one’s recovery. The workshop is hosted by our Director of Family Services, Greg Koufacos. Greg …