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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 …

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.

Westport House selects Adventure Recovery to develop outdoor therapy program

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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

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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, …

Introducing Our Integrated Services Model for Sober Living

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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

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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

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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 …

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

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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 …

Industry Veteran Joins Westport House

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Connecticut’s Westport House Sober Living Program Expands its Leadership Team to Include Industry Veteran Westport House is proud to announce that Robert Deffendall has been appointed to the position of Director of Residential Services at Westport House, Connecticut’s premier transitional living facility for drug and alcohol treatment for young men. Deffendall joins Westport House after five years of various managerial and direct …