EastHaven Halfway House

The EastHaven Program

Program Standards

Standard 1: Relapse Prevention – To remain sober resulting in a healthy, meaningful life.
     *Helping Others – “We help ourselves by helping others and living unselfishly.”
     *Community Support – Building a supportive community to improve positive resources.
     *Relationships – Repair and establish positive relationships that will aide in recovery.
     *Housing – Create a supportive living environment to maintain and carry on the progress gained at EastHaven.
     *Identify Relapse Triggers – Make healthy decisions in difficult situations.

Standard 2: Employment – To acquire and build the skills necessary to obtain/maintain employment to become self supporting.

Standard 3: Social Skills – To learn how act and respond appropriately to any expected and unexpected events throughout the day.
     *Thoughts & Feelings – Identify thoughts and feelings to understand appropriate responses / strategies to effectively cope.
     *Communication – Learn appropriate communication techniques.
     *Following Rules – Learn responsibility and accountability.
     *Living skills – Living in a healthy environment to build self esteem and respect EastHaven, others and themselves.
     *Coping skills – Learn how to appropriately respond to difficult situations.

Standard: 4 Wellness – To implore a healthy mind, body and spirit to aide in recovery.
     *Medication Management – Take medications as prescribed.
     *Physical Health – To maintain a strong independent healthy lifestyle.
     *Mental Health – To maintain a strong independent healthy lifestyle.
     *Diversity – To demonstrate respect and empathy towards others.

Standard 5: Structured Activities – To cope with boredom and possess the ability to manage multiple daily activities.
     *Sober Activities – Filling leisure time with enjoyable activities, which will strengthen sobriety.
     *Time Management – Effectively manage daily activities to diminish stress, and promote an active lifestyle.

     EastHaven is an abstinence based program tailored to the client’s level of individual need. EastHaven offers 24 hour/7 day a week service, structure and support while promoting open communication, honesty, integrity, serenity and perseverance. Clients are expected to maintain sobriety, follow all rules, expectations and policies of EastHaven. Clients actively participate in at least 5-8 hours of scheduled programming each week through in-house groups, meetings & individual counseling sessions, as well as building strong community support through AA/NA meetings. Morning & evening groups are available to accommodate the clients’ varying employment schedules. The content of the therapy is directed towards the importance of issues including relapse prevention, coping skills, anger management education, independent livings skills and educational groups.

     EastHaven employs three licensed alcohol and drug counselors, medical consultants and numerous CD techs to help clients make a successful transition to a self sufficient independent living environment. Counselors will assist clients in the completion of specific individual treatment plan goals,including abstinence and education of substance use, meeting educational and employment goals, and the building of a supportive recovery environment. EastHaven assists clients' in job seeking, resume building and other professional skills to secure employment and sober housing. EastHaven administers random UA and breathalyzer tests ensuring current clients are maintaining sobriety.      
     EastHaven accepts funding through a variety of sources including CCDTF, State of Minnesota Insurance Plans, and Self Pay. Please contact EastHaven for any questions regarding funding for the program.