In-House Panels: Speakers from 12 Step Panels bring hope every day to the clients at CLARE. Alcoholics Anonymous, Cocaine Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous bring inspirational speakers who share their stories about how they achieved and maintained sobriety. Clients often get sponsors from these visits as well – connections that can last a lifetime.
Back On My Feet: Fresh air walks downtown or to the beach train clients in achieving goals, as well as improving their physical health and stamina. Once they’re in shape, they’re running marathons in the community.
Read more at: http://www.backonmyfeet.org
Meditation: Calming restorative practice is led once a week, by a longtime teacher for InsightLA. She is a Certified Addiction Counselor from UCLA, has a BA from Stanford University.
Read more at: https://www.insightla.org
Rock to Recovery: Harnessing the healing power of music through playing as a group, a musician comes once a week to CLARE with instruments and all the gear required. Clients perform as songwriters, singers and instrumentalists under his expert guidance. An original song is created by each group, produced, recorded and posted on Facebook.
Read more at: http://rocktorecovery.org
Equine Therapy: Clients in residential or outpatient treatment can enjoy activities with horses for physical and emotional growth.
Yoga: Clients are encouraged to practice yoga and improve their health and mind with this relaxing and restorative exercise. Regular sessions can help support clients in their recovery process.
Read more at: http://www.naamyoga.com/
Employment Readiness: CLARE clients use the services of Chrysalis when they are ready to return to the job market. Chrysalis is a nonprofit, within walking distance from CLARE, where clients create an effective resume, and gain necessary skills to re-enter the job market. CLARE has many success stories of graduates finding full time employment with the assistance of Chrysalis.