Meet Your Clinical Care Team

Upon arrival to our drug and alcohol rehab center, residents will be introduced to our team of clinical experts. Each member of a client’s care team has been professionally trained in the most innovative and successful methods of addiction treatment.

Introductions will be made to a primary therapist and residential counselor. Each staff member tells our clients how he or she will contribute to their holistic/mental health treatment plan.

Most importantly, our team of professionals is prepared and passionate about helping each person on her journey toward a healthy and lasting recovery.

How Healing Happens

The first 24 hours are vital in establishing a healthy pattern and outlook of new recovery for clients suffering from substance abuse.

We offer this in abundance by providing services and support in the following forms:

  • Admission screening to evaluate readiness and reasons for treatment
  • Review of Rights and Responsibilities to keep residents informed and safe
  • A tour of our facility to familiarize individuals with their environment and help them feel welcome
  • Introduction to friendly and emphatic team members
  • Nutritional meals to promote physical healing
  • Comfortable beds to restore healthy sleep patterns
  • Education on addiction and how to keep the disease in remission
  • Activities that assist in navigating thoughts and feelings

Bring the following items to make your stay more comfortable:

  • Clothing and shoes
  • Toiletries (shampoo, conditioner, etc.)
  • Personal hygiene items (toothbrush, toothpaste, razors (disposable or electric) etc.)
    • All items must be alcohol free
  • If you need cigarettes, bring enough to last until a family visit or until additional supply can be mailed.
    Smoking is only permitted in designated outdoor areas and is strictly prohibited inside the building

Restricted Items

  • All electronics, such as cell phones, tablets, iPods or MP3 players, etc., unless approved by your therapy team
  • Mouthwash, cologne and perfume, unless clearly labeled alcohol-free
  • Financial items including checkbook, credit cards, and large amounts of cash

Diet and Nutrition

A healthy diet can provide several benefits to recovery.

When in recovery, a healthy diet can provide a number of benefits. It can improve positive feelings, reduce negative emotions and stress, and strengthen  the mind and body from the damages of substance abuse. The Antrim House features a modern kitchen and dining area as well as chef prepared meals daily.

Seminars and Workshops

Seminars and workshops are part of the clinical programming that engages our patients, with attention to our Person Centered approach and Trauma Informed Care.

Here is a breakdown of what some seminars and workshops are available to our patients while in our drug and alcohol rehab programs:

  • Brain & Body
  • Addiction as a Disease
  • Triggers & Cravings
  • Family Systems, including family roles and dealing with shame
  • Sustaining Change and sticking with it
  • Wellness, including stress and anxiety
  • Healthy Habits
  • Co-occuring Disorders, including recovery-informed medical care and coping skills
  • Dealing With Grief and Loss
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Leadership and Positive Outlook Workshops

Group Therapy

A large component of our approach to providing alcohol and drug addiction help is to deliver regular group therapy.

How 12-Steps Are Implemented in Recovery

The 12-step model is only one part of the comprehensive support that we provide. Clients are encouraged to attend 12 step meetings in the surrounding communities. Clients do not have to follow the 12 step model in our treatment program

A Proven Methodology

Leadership workshops help develop strength-based characteristics. Our alcohol and drug rehab programs are unique in showing patients ways to apply those skills to a life in recovery and to enhance relationships. We teach patients how to work well with others, apply controlled thinking and positive attitude, and strengthen their ability to go the extra mile. The seminars use various learning modalities including activities, worksheets and discussion questions.


Assessment plays a critical role in developing an effective, personalized care plan. Following the guidelines of the American Society of Addiction Medicine, our licensed clinicians perform a comprehensive evaluation to determine each patients’s specific needs.

This biopsychosocial evaluation gather information about the following:

Medical Symptoms & History

We will assess whether our patient is suffering any physical illness, independent of or as a result of substance abuse. Our clinicians address medical problems early on, providing treatment to enhance recovery and prevent medical complications.

Substance Use

Here, we will determine the nature of the addiction. Our clinicians gather a full report on the substances used, prior efforts to quit, effects of use, and associated problems.

Psychiatric of Psychological Symptoms & History

Our clinicians will look for psychiatric illnesses or symptoms of co-occurring disorders, such as depression, anxiety, or PTSD to fully address these problems in our patient’s care.

Family and/or Employment Issues

Our team will address the repercussions of addiction that our patient may be experiencing. We will provide services or referrals for life skills training or employment issues that poise you for a life of recovery well beyond your stay.

Following these assessments, our team will create a detailed report of our patient’s health, helping to inform our clinical treatment plan.

Upon completion of our various drug and alcohol evaluations, our team will develop the patient’s personalized treatment. The treatment plan is a customized clinical treatment program based on the individual patient’s needs, under the guidance of a licensed clinician and medical director.

A patient’s treatment may include:

  • Inpatient treatment
  • Cognitive behavioral therapies
  • Family therapy
  • Individual therapy
  • Outpatient treatment
  • Recovery support services
  • Self-help groups

Medications in Treatment

  • Our program is designed to solve many of the biggest problems that exist among our nation’s fragmented drug and alcohol treatment centers. We take the time to understand the underlying issues surrounding the substance use and treat the whole person.
  • We practice the application of evidence-based treatment and acknowledge that this can be delivered in various modalities and levels of care.
  • The use of medication-assisted programs (like Suboxone, Vivitrol, buprenorphine products and other medications as needed) are important parts of the continuum of care but do not serve as the only options for individuals struggling with addiction.

Individual Therapy

One on one therapy with a case manager, doctor or therapist is an effective practice for alcohol and drug addiction help and treatment.

Family Therapy

Addiction affects the entire family.

We are continuing to build on our comprehensive Family Workshop. We believe that treating the whole family is essential to recovery.

Our Family Systems workshops assist the patient in developing healthy relationships, enhancing communication skills, identifying family roles, and learning how to conquer shame within the family.

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Sobriety Centers of New Hampshire

The Antrim House

55 Main St Antrim, NH 03440

Main & Admissions Number:
(603) 808-0185

(603) 808-0211


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