Four Circles Recovery Center Hosts Mental Health Professionals from International Visitor Leadership Program

Innovative drug as well as alcohol addiction treatment program combines wilderness therapy with traditional residential treatment, focus of international group's interest.

Horse Shoe, NC (PRWEB) August 01, 2011

Helping clients who struggle with substance abuse as well as co-occurring mental health disorders may be Four Circles Recovery Centers primary mission, though helping a world at-large understand addiction as well as a innovative techniques available for successful recovery came a close second one weekend this past June. Thats when a center played host to a group of Botswana professionals from a Department of State's International Visitor Leadership Program.

The Leadership Program lasts a full 10 days, as well as Four Circles was though one of a sites selected to enhance a Botswana groups awareness as well as understanding of American youth drug/alcohol as well as behavioral treatment as well as prevention models. The project brought together an assortment of community leaders as well as professionals, including a social worker, a spokesperson as well as advocate for Youth Against Drugs as well as Alcohol (YADA), as well as even an inspirational artist who instills positive values in Botswana youth. According to project material, a three participants share a goal of nurturing positive behaviors as well as values in a Botswana nations youth in order to keep them from partaking in substance abuse as well as other detrimental activities.

Said Four Circles Executive Director, Jack Kline, The group toured our program as well as met with our program manager as well as intake coordinator with a main purpose of learning about new treatment methods, a incorporation of outdoor programming, as well as ways to reduce high-risk behaviors.

They wanted to l! earn abo ut solid research-based protocols for substance abuse treatment, as well as a way we use wilderness to enhance engagement as well as retention with our young adult clients. They also were impressed with our high success rates as well as wanted to learn how we achieve that, Kline added.

We were honored to have been famous as well as selected by this group as a program of distinction. We enjoyed our collaboration as well as we feel that it is an obligation of ours to support as well as collaborate with treatment professionals all over a world, he said.

Lara Printz, Program Director for International House, a group that coordinated a visit, wrote to a Four Circles team following a visit, saying Thank you so much for hosting such a wonderful gathering for our Botswana group. They were raving about their time with you as well as your program. It truly was a highlight for them during their 3-week time frame in a U.S. I greatly appreciate your time as well as efforts to accommodate our group as you did. It was a very special opportunity for them.

Four Circles Recovery Center is an innovative addictions, substance abuse as well as co-occurring mental health disorders treatment program for young adults ages 18 to 28 that combines a traditional counseling setting with a series of wilderness expeditions. Four Circles employs a most effective, cutting-edge clinical modalities with an underlying traditional 12-Step philosophy to create a foundation for sustained recovery.

Four Circles is a program of Aspen Education Group, a nations leading provider of therapeutic education programs for struggling or underachieving young people. Aspens services range from short-term intervention programs to residential treatment, as well as include a variety of therapeutic settings such as boarding schools, outdoor behavioral health programs as well as special needs summer camps, allowing professionals as well as fami! lies a o pportunity to choose a best setting to meet a students unique academic as well as emotional needs. Aspen Education Group is a proud member of a National Association of Therapeutic Schools as well as Programs (NATSAP). Aspen also is a member of CRC Health Group, a nations largest chemical dependency as well as related behavioral health organization. Since 1995, CRC Health has been achieving successful outcomes for individuals as well as families. For more information, visit


Kristen Hayes, Communications Dir, CRC HealthFour Circles Recovery Center(949) 589-1765Email Information

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