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Personal Recovery Plan

Proclaming the Gospel of Jesus Christ to those bound by substance abuse.     

Addiction to chemical substances disrupts all facets of a person's life: the physical body, the psychological and spiritual self and social relations. All of these areas require attention in the process of recovery. The approach at My Brother's Keeper Ministries engages participants in studies, activities and relationships designed to aid in the re-creation of each of these areas. The following segments of the program facilitate these changes and are incorporated into a personal recovery plan: Assessment individual spiritual guidence group meetings peer spiritual guidence relapse prevention education, drug testing, mentoring program and Christian 12 steps. 

The Drug and Alcohol Recovery Program at My Brother's Keeper requires a commitment of at least 4 to 6 months, depending on whether there is a referring agency or if he is enrolling voluntary. The program is divided into Four levels : Two phases .

Orientation - The first few days will involve an intake procedure that identifies pertinent physical, social and psychological/spiritual issues. An individual recovery plan will be developed for each participant that focuses on these areas of concern.

Induction - The next four months will involve the participant in individual and group counseling, classroom teaching, homework, Bible study, church attendance, Christian 12-step meetings, a house work program and physical activities. These events are designed to address the physical, social and psychological/spiritual aspects of the recovering addict.

Discharge & Aftercare - The final days of the program will consist of scheduling and referring the individual to institutions and agencies in his home community that will help extend the progress that the person in recovery has made. Churches, out-patient treatment centers and community recovery meetings will be provided to establish a relationship with the participant and help to ensure an aftercare regime.

It must be emphasized that My Brother's Keeper Drug and Alcohol Recovery Program is a faith-based approach that will aid only those who are willing to change. The individual will receive the tools and assistance that he needs to begin a new life, but ultimately the decision to begin a new life resides with him alone.

MBK Is affiliated with Teen-Challenge International.

Teen Challenge Curriculum 

- How can you Know I'm a Christian?
- A Quick Look at the Bible
- Attitudes
- Temptations
- Successful Christian Living
- Growing Through Failure
- Christian Practices
- Obedience to God
- Obedience to Man
- Anger and Personal Rights
- How to Study the Bible
- Love and Accepting Myself
- Personal Relationships With Others
- Spiritual Power and the Supernatural



Program Content:

- Character Building: Must do a synopsys of the Gospel of John a new birth.
- Goal Setting: Each client must id 5 goals he will achive druing his program stay at MBK.
- Anger Management: must do a synopsys of the Gospel of James.
- Co-Dependency: Must Develope your own treatment plan.
- Christian 12 Step:Must develope your own relapse plan.
- Health & Hygiene: All clients must take a physical.
- Work Therapy: All clients must do house work detail.
- Family Visitation:Every other Saturday after your black out period.        

Church Attendance

Involvement with a local community church is a requirement of the recovery program. The attempt is to instill the joy and habit of attending church on a regular basis, to provide an opportunity to fellowship with believers in the community and to provide the experiences that are integral to worship.

Experiences that are integral to worship.

The elements of this involvement include but are not limited to the following:

- Sunday services
- Meeting with and becoming accountable to your pastor or spiritual mentor.
- Mid-week church activity
- Men's Group meetings

Schedule Example:

 6:00- 6:30am Wake-up

 6:30- 7:00am Morning prep

 7:00- 8:00am Morning devotional/seminary 

 8:00- 9:00am Clean up 

 9:00-10:00am Breakfast(unless fasting) 

10:00-12:00am Morning class 

12:00- 1:00pm Lunch 

 1:00- 1:30pm Prayer 

 1:30- 3:00pm Afternoon class 

 3:00- 3:45pm Showers 

 3:45- 4:45pm Group 

 4:45- 5:00pm Dinner prep 

 5:00- 6:00pm Dinner

 6:00- 7:00pm Evening prep

 7:00- 7:30pm Prayer

 7:30- 9:30pm Evening class/church

 9:30-9:45pm Snack                                    9:45- 10:00pm Bed prep                                  10:00pm Bed time/light off


REQUIREMENTS:                                              *ID *BIRTH CERTIFICATE *SOCIAL SECURITY CARD

5 Keys to success…  

1)A faith base partnership. 2)Education. 3)Family restoration. 4)Education. 5) Employment.

" Smart" is knowing when you need help!