Asha George, Ph.D., Director, Mental Health
Amy Larum, RN, Deputy Director, Mental Health

Healthy Moms Program

Healthy Moms is an alcohol and drug addiction treatment program. Its goals are to assist women in treating their addictions and to support them to become healthy, productive women and mothers. Childcare is provided on site for children under the age of six.


Healthy Moms Services Include:

  • Early Recovery: A twice weekly group with focus on psycho-education and initial stabilization of life circumstances. Evaluation, education and case management, including primary assessment of substance abuse, and assessment of possible mental health, parenting, housing, legal and medical issues.

  • Day Habilitative: Intensive out-patient treatment four days per week - Classes and groups are provided on all aspects of recovery including relapse prevention, codependency, assertive communication, emotional recovery, goal setting, stress management, spirituality and effect of substance abuse on the family. Parenting classes are also included in the weekly treatment schedule, and include topics such as child development and positive discipline. Case management and individual sessions are also available as needed. Workshops on child and maternal health are offered. Participants are also required to participate in the on-site childcare as a way to help them to practice positive interactions with their children.

  • Aftercare: Once or twice weekly group offered to support women in their recovery lifestyle after transition from Day Habilitative. In addition a weekly process group is offered that clients may attend.

  • Mental Health Services: Mental health services are provided on-site. Individual and family counseling is offered as needed. PCIT is also available to some participants. This is a brief intensive psychotherapy model working with parent-child dyad to address externalizing behaviors in children by improving relationship skills and discipline strategies.


Eligibility Criteria:

Our program provides services for alcohol or other drug addicted women who are pregnant and/or have children less than six years of age.


Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30am-12:00pm, 1:00pm-5:00pm
Address: 2910 H Street, Eureka, CA 95501
Phone Numbers: Phone: (707) 441-5220   Fax: (707) 441-5667
   



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