Level one – Introduction, Stabilization, and Program Centered
This stage is the first two weeks to six months of residency. The new resident becomes acclimated to the program and their surroundings. This stage also includes minimal contact with outside family and friends so as the new resident becomes comfortable in the community. Participation in daily recovery groups is mandatory. Attendance at seven (7) outside 12-step meetings per week is mandatory. Transportation is provided by the Lia House to 12-step meetings. Life skills, Anger Management & Domestic Violence Awareness classes are offered as well as Art as Therapy and Music Therapy.
Residents with Mental Health issues, pre-existing medical conditions, and dental problems, are encouraged to seek appropriate medical attention. Mental Health residents must maintain all psychological and psychiatrist appointments and adhere to all prescription medications as prescribed.