Our women's treatment
services offer specialized programs designed exclusively for women
and their special needs.
The KEY (Non-medical
This residential program, located in Lorain, provides a caring and
supportive atmosphere for women and their children so that they regain
control of their lives. The KEY supports recovery from chemical dependency
24 hours a day, utilizing the 12-step recovery process. The client's
length of stay at the residential level depends on how quickly she
progresses and meets the Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug addiction
Services (ODADAS) criteria for transfer and discharge to a lower level
of care. The average client might remain in the primary program
for 60 days to 6 months.
Also as part of the Key
program, LCADA offers a
Children's Developmental Assessment whereby each
child of a KEY resident is tested according to age-appropriate developmental
standards. This assures that children of clients are also on-track
to becoming healthy adults.
Women's IOP (Intensive Outpatient Program) is a comprehensive
treatment approach for women. During a client's stay in this program,
she will receive a full rehabilitation program. It consists of an
initial analysis of the client's level of dependency, a learning discussion
group, individual therapy sessions, family therapy sessions, and involvement
with 12-step support groups. Its goal is to facilitate the client's
development of skills and tools that will permit her to remain abstinent
and function well in all life areas.
The last phase of recovery is the AfterCare program, which serves
as a support network for clients. Women meet two times a week for
12 weeks. The program helps women maintain their newly established
abstinence, begin rebuilding family communications and trust, develop
relapse prevention skills, and identify additional community/family