Our Alumni Program
There are many different forms of treatment for drug and alcohol addiction. Varying structures all designed to promote abstinence, aid recovery and give addicts and alcoholics the chance of a life worth living. At Cornerstone, we have been fortunate to witness people healing, families reuniting and an encouraging growth in long-term recovery communities. Our Alumni program offers ongoing support on a long-term basis. We believe that a person’s treatment should not end after graduation, by shutting our doors to ex-residents we would undoubtedly cause much more harm than good. With this in mind we would like to highlight some of the benefits that Cornerstones alumni program offers.
Connection is Key
Our Alumni program fosters connection, a vital component of any long-term recovery plan. The need for a safe and healthy recovery community can be easily forgotten as ‘normal life’ takes over. Engaging with our Alumni program and its peers will keep your recovery at the forefront of your mind.
At Cornerstone we meet people at all stages of their recovery from drug and alcohol. Compassion and genuine care for our clients is always our central consideration. Long after the initial recovery phase we offer advice and guidance, we understand the complexities of life, and by connecting with our Alumni program you are able to access our team of addiction professionals for any help you may need.
We hold regular Alumni meetings from where you can access a recovery community adept at maintaining long-term recovery. Alumni groups are educational and informative, they offer support from both peers and professionals. They have a finger on the pulse of recovery, social events and tips for maintaining a sober, balanced healthy lifestyle are just some of the benefits of Cornerstones Alumni program.
Sober life will offer you many opportunities, be that employment or fun activities, being available and present to engage in life is something to be grateful for. As your new life begins it can seem daunting, rest assured that members of our Alumni program will have, at some point, held the same fears and had the same misgivings as you. They are able to support you through change, and their experience of long-term recovery is an asset worth its weight in gold.
Members of our Alumni program differ in terms of involvement. Some only attend our meetings now and then, while others will fully engage in all we have to offer. We believe in being flexible for the individual, attendance at Alumni is not a compulsory requirement. However, the Alumni do benefit from a core group of ex-residents who volunteer their time and knowledge, freely giving back to the recovery community.