Substance Abuse Services
Harmful use of alcohol or other drugs interferes with health, work, relationships with family and friends. Untreated, the problem can get worse, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Communicare has a variety of programs, designed to realistically meet the needs of those looking for help. Our programs focus on recovery and a smooth transition back to a normal life.
Outpatient alcohol and drug services are available to adults and adolescents in Elizabethtown, Leitchfield, Hardinsburg, Bardstown, Lebanon, and on a limited basis in Radcliff and Springfield. Services include chemical dependency assessments; individual, group, and family therapy; couples counseling; DUI assessment and treatment services; specialized services for women; co-dependency treatment; aftercare services; consultation, education, and referral services.
Substance Abuse Transitional Housing
Passages is a Transitional Housing Program for homeless chemically dependent women, (must meet HUD’s definition of homelessness) and is located in Hardin County. Kentucky residents who meet HUD’s definition of homelessness, have received treatment within the past six months and have maintained 30 days sobriety are eligible to apply. The on-site case workers are available to assist residents in maintaining a healthy, substance-free lifestyle.
Intensive Outpatient Services
This program is offered in limited locations but will accept referrals from any county in our service area. Services include group, individual, family and educational treatment services for three hours, three nights a week, for eight weeks. This program is for adults age 18 and older who are chemically dependent. It allows individuals to attend a more intense program that may be necessary to treat their addiction, without having to risk losing their jobs if they were to miss work by staying in a residential program.
Women’s Substance Abuse Case Management Services
These services are provided in the Communicare Outpatient Clinics (upon request) and Recovery Center. The program is designed to assist women in staying in treatment and being successful in recovery by eliminating barriers to recovery. The program provides assistance in linking clients with health care providers, transportation services, childcare, housing, etc. Eligible clients are women with alcohol or drug problems who are actively seeking treatment.
Regional Prevention Center
The RPC provides Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug (ATOD) prevention services through consultation, education/training, technical assistance, information distribution, policy development, community mobilization, environmental strategies, and offers a variety of ATOD resources that are available for public use. Groups who utilize services include, but are not limited to, youth, adults, county anti-drug coalitions, Regional Champions Coalition, school systems and community members. Prevention Specialists also offer specialized services for court-referred youth and offers educational opportunities for pregnant women.