The Tertiary care program focuses on individuals who have completed a residential treatment program and are now willing to commit to a long term structure of living for recovery.
The road to recovery from drug addiction and alcoholism is a life-long battle which requires solid commitment. Whenever a recovering addict leaves a structured environment, the chance of a relapse increases. The longer one stays within a controlled and well structured environment, the better their chances of successfully breaking their habits and dependency of addiction will be.
Communal living is an important factor of a successful tertiary care program. The individuals in Houghton House’s tertiary care program are housed at Sommerville Place in the northern suburbs of Johannesburg. Both men and women are welcome, and all residents are required to assist with the overall running of the house and maintain a standard of living amongst each other.
During this particular stage of their recovery, residents are generally fully re-integrated into the working environment. Therefore the house is closed during the day from Monday to Friday while the residents are at work but provide ongoing support to each other.
There are household meetings weekly which the residents are required to attend and they also attend the 12-step programs and group sessions. Facilities at Sommerville Place include:
- Beautiful garden
- On-site secure parking
- Shared rooms
- Support meetings
Substance Abuse Rehab Programs