After an initial educational assessment, residents work to overcome any barriers to meaningful employment. Individualized instruction encompasses literacy training, GED testing, computer skills and college prep. Toward the end of the recovery program, residents participate in a business practicum experience – 240 hours of unpaid employment – to sharpen their job skills and rebuild their work history.
Cognitive therapy with a biblical base is supplemented by individual and group counseling.
While UGM attempts to provide all the resources necessary to address addiction’s underlying causes, only Christ can transform a life. Bible study, prayer, chapel and worship are integral components of UGM Recovery.
All participants live on site and engage in community, learning through the give-and-take of relationship.
Each individual receives a health and wellness check upon entering recovery, as well as assistance with smoking cessation, diet and exercise, and ongoing medical needs. A fitness area is available at each recovery location.