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Recovery – Continuity of Care - IT TAKES TIME TO HEAL!

Sober Residences long term living - provides housing and safe and supportive living environment while in the early stages of recovery from alcohol or drug addiction. It is for patients who require a structured transition from inpatient rehabilitation care to independent living and who need support while renewing responsibilities to themselves, their their families and the community. Facilities are staffed by experienced managers who help residents develop recovery skills in a safe (substance-free) and positive environment. Integration with 12-step programs and participation in recovery socialization activities combined with the healing atmosphere help to create a solid foundation for lasting recovery. Usually paired with Outpatient treatment services like individual counseling and medication assisted treatment and In-house services like weekly recovery meetings, house meetings, live-in manager and randomized drug testing.
only sober residence on MV  Vineyard House 508-693-8580  (6-18 months) 17 beds for men, 7 for women
There are several conditions of acceptance: island residency, must be working, can not be on suboxone,...

Recovery Case Manager - helps navigate the transition period following inpatient treatment. Recovery Managers work collaboratively to identify, implement and monitor short/long term goals while helping patients sustain recovery. This includes traditional recovery and community based care elements and incorporates a dynamic hands-on approach.
currently not available on MV but MV Community Services are planning to offer this service in the future
In Gosnold on Cape Cod (Falmouth) - The Telehealth system is offered to patients already involved in the Recovery Management Program. Patients simply log into their assigned Recovery Manager’s virtual “waiting room”, request an appointment and then return for a live chat at the assigned time and day. It’s an easy and stress-free way to connect with your assigned Recovery Manager.

Recovery Coaches - help clients to find a way to stop addiction or reduce harm associated with addictive behaviors.
Recovery Coaches on MV (MV Community Services) 508-693-7900 x411

Gosnold on Cape Cod - The Gosnold Recovery App can be downloaded to the patient’s smartphone and used to maintain contact with Recovery Coaches, Features include: Weekly survey to monitor progress, Community discussion groups, Daily check-ins to stay connected, Meeting Finder for twelve-step groups, Panic button for immediate access to a counselor, sponsor, coach, or support group; Recovery podcasts.

Telephone Support Service - weekly structured service
MV Community Services are looking to offer this in the near future.

Recovery Support Groups- resources to support sustained recovery. Members of the recovery community are encouraged to join monthly community meetings and weekly support groups. For updated dates and times of meetings on Martha's Vineyard check the MV Times or call the organizations below.

MV Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)  508-627-7084 (24 Hour Help Line)
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help each other to recover from alcoholism.

        Al-anon is a 12-step program for family members and adult children and friends of alcoholics.
        Alateen  is part of Al-anon and is for young people affected by another's drinking.

Narcotics Anonymous(NA) 1-866-624-3578 24-hour help line (North East Region Office)
NA meetings on Cape Cod & Islands  Meetings are open to any addict!

Nar-Anon - is a 12-step program for family members and adult children and friends who are concerned about addiction/drug problems of another.
                1-508-693-8580 meetings Thursday 5:30pm at Vineayrd House (Hazel Teagan meeting room)
                                                                        56 Short Hill Road, Vineyard Haven

Marijuana Anonymous -meetings on Tuesday noon at First Baptist Church Annex, William St., Vineyard Haven

The County of Dukes County PO Box 190, Edgartown, MA 02539
Phone: 508.696.3840    Fax: 508.696.3841
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