Healthy Moms Program

Healthy Moms is an alcohol and drug addiction treatment program. Its goals are to assist women in treating their addictions and to support them to become healthy, productive women and mothers. Child care is provided on site for children under the age of 6.
Healthy Moms
Eligibility Criteria
Our program provides services for alcohol or other drug addicted women who are pregnant and/or have children less than 6 years of age. Per California state regulations, admission preference will be given to pregnant women using substances and to intravenous drug users.

  • Early Recovery: A twice weekly group with focus on psycho-education and initial stabilization of life circumstances. Evaluation, education and case management, including primary assessment of substance abuse, and assessment of possible mental health, parenting, housing, legal, and medical issues.
  • Day Habilitative: Intensive out-patient treatment four days per week classes and groups are provided on all aspects of recovery, including relapse prevention, codependency, assertive communication, emotional recovery, goal setting, stress management, spirituality and effect of substance abuse on the family. Parenting classes are also included in the weekly treatment schedule and include topics such as child development and positive discipline. Case management and individual sessions are also available as needed. Workshops on child and maternal health are offered. Participants are also required to participate in the on-site child care as a way to help them to practice positive interactions with their children.
  • Aftercare: This group meets one to two times a week to support women in their recovery lifestyle after transition from Day Habilitative. In addition a weekly process group is offered that clients may attend.
  • Mental Health Services: Mental health services are provided onsite. Individual and family counseling is offered as needed. Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) is also available to some participants. This is a brief intensive psychotherapy model working with parent-child dyad to address externalizing behaviors in children by improving relationship skills and discipline strategies.