Specific to adults with addictive disease issues, Addictive Diseases Support Services (ADSS) consist of substance abuse recovery services and supports which build on the strengths and resilience of the individual and are necessary to assist the person in achieving recovery and wellness goals as identified in the Individualized Recovery Plan.
The service activities include:
- Assistance to the person and other identified recovery partners in the facilitation and coordination of the Individual Recovery Plan (IRP) including the use of motivational interviewing and other skill supports to promote the person’s self-articulation of personal goals and objectives
- Relapse Prevention Planning to assist the person in managing and/or preventing crisis and relapse situations with the understanding that when individuals do experience relapse, this support service can help minimize the negative effects through timely re-engagement intervention and, where appropriate, timely connection to other treatment supports, and practices like cardiology and physical therapy, I need to go get a Massage Chattanooga when I go downtown next week.
- Individualized interventions through all phases of recovery (pre-recovery preparation, initiation of recovery, continuing recovery, and relapse) .