Note: We are an outpatient recovery counseling
and support center. We also offer counseling for non-recovery/mental health issues.
Recovery Coaching: This is an individual service that involves personal development with a supportive peer relationship. We help individuals connect with other individuals and the community in order to develop a network of information and support. This is done through shared experiences, helping with independent positive choices, job skills, health and wellness activities, and assessing victories, strengths, and challenges. Recovery Coaching is designed to be adapted to each person individually.
Peer Coaching: This is Recovery Coaching that is done peer to peer. We have Certified Peer Specialists on staff to provide this service. The peer can relate to situations due to first-hand experience with addictions. This coaching is done one to one and designed to meet the individual’s needs.
Financial Counseling: New Life Mission Inn’s board member, Sarah, is an attorney and professionally trained as a Financial Counselor. She provides programs to teach clients basic financial principles such as: budgeting, eliminating debt, saving, avoiding bankruptcy, and taking personal responsibility. With her help clients can plan for future financial independence.
Perry County Family Life Consultant (PCFLC): The PCFLC program provides short-term counseling services for the uninsured and under-insured community members at no cost. Apart from child abuse, domestic violence and duty-to-warn situations, services are private and confidential and we address non-recovery/mental health issues.
Anger Management: This program explores the roles of anger in your daily life and provides clients with information needed to keep anger from causing serious trouble. Students will have an opportunity to think about how they experience anger and identify the roles it has played in their past. The program will help identify the changes a body goes through when becoming angry and help to develop an anger plan to help cope with difficult situations. We will teach you to recognize triggers and ways to redirect your actions in a more positive way.
Parenting Classes: We offer a parenting curriculum called “Parenting the Love and Logic way.” This class teaches that parenting can be fun and kids really can learn to be respectful, responsible, and fun to be around. We teach proven techniques and skills that work when the “rubber hits the pavement.” You will receive a certificate if you complete the curriculum. The classes are available at various times to accommodate work schedules.
Healthy Relationships: This program helps clients by providing an opportunity to evaluate their satisfaction with the relationships in their life. We explore the qualities that make up healthy relationships, look at present relationships, and help you understand the ripple effect certain behaviors can have on others. The program will give you the proper skills to resolve conflicts in your relationships or to remove yourself if the relationship becomes dangerous.
Denial: This program helps clients recognize that denial has deep roots in daily life. It explores the patterns of denial and helps you recognize defenses and how they impact your life. The program encompasses the two faces of denial and how to cope with them.
Self-Worth: This program will help you learn what self-worth is and how it relates to addictive behaviors. It will help clients define their core values, learn the importance of keeping to those values, the importance of self-care, and how to identify self-worth goals. The program teaches how self-care can impact your self-worth and how to identify ways to achieve your self-worth goals.
Life Management: This program helps clients identify how they may have used their addiction to deal with stress and focus on how to better manage the stress of day-to-day living. It addresses good nutrition, healthy eating, sleep, physical activity, finances, and how to manage time more effectively. It will teach clients how to make better choices in all areas of life so they can stay on the path of recovery.
Recovery Maintenance: This program teaches that change begins with learning new knowledge about individual behavior in varying circumstances. It emphasizes the opportunities for choice and change. It uses motivational interviewing to help clients understand their decisions and offers choices on how to change.
Feelings Journaling: This program emphasizes the participants’ opportunities for choice and change. Initiating lifestyle changes begins with learning new knowledge that is pertinent to the behavior one might want to change. It shows how to apply this knowledge to personal experiences using the technique of journaling.
Employment Skills: This program offers an opportunity to explore the client’s thoughts and attitudes about employment. It helps clients understand areas of interest, evaluate employment skills, prepare for job applications, prepare for interviews, and learn how to overcome employment barriers.