Women In Transition (WIT) is a gender specific, trauma-informed, mental health, wellness treatment modality designed for women who have experienced negative consequences related to substance abuse. Peer support is a vital element for the participants in WIT. Programing is intensive with patients receiving mental health and substance abuse counseling focusing on strengthening reflective functioning, emotional regulation, and interpersonal conflict management skills. In addition, parenting and educational skill opportunities are utilized to empower the participants as women and mothers. The program environment is non-punitive, educational, and supportive, which encourages the participants to increase self-awareness, and build strengths and skills necessary for independent substance free living.
The WIT program includes:
- Assessment of general personality and specific areas related to self-enhancing/self-regulating responses to life challenges.
- Case Management Services
- Screening for Substance Use
- HIV/STD Education
- Women’s History
- Anger Management and Assertiveness Training
- Child Development and Parenting Skills Education
- Domestic Violence Education
- Services are provided to adult females, age 18 and older with substance use concerns. Priority is given to those who are pregnant. WIT programming is available:
Monday – Friday: 7:00 am – 4:30 pm
- WIT groups meet:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
- Individual counseling sessions are offered during hours of operation to meet participant needs. The program requires a minimum of 12 weeks for successful completion.