• March 20, 2024

Overcoming Substance Use Disorder

Overcoming Substance Use Disorder

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Mitch, a 40-year-old father originally from American Samoa, fell into homelessness after grappling with the devastating effects of methamphetamine addiction. His journey eventually brought him to Los Angeles, where his addiction made it impossible for him to maintain consistent employment and afford a stable home.

Eventually, Mitch was connected with the Chabad Treatment Center, where he found a supportive community and the resources he needed to begin his recovery. He moved into Recovery Bridge Housing that receives support from the LA County Department of Public Health and began participating in an Intensive Outpatient Program, which offered case management, counseling, and skill-building classes.

The Chabad Center’s care coordinators worked with Mitch to support him with benefits enrollment and accessing medical care. He began attending 12-step meetings and eventually secured employment taking a significant step toward stability.

Mitch has made remarkable progress since completing the Recovery Bridge Housing program. He moved into a sober living space and works six days a week, providing stability for himself and enabling him to be a positive presence in his children’s lives.

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