You might be wondering, “Is SEAR Group right for me?”. It’s important to find a service that actually meets your needs at this point in your healing and recovery. That’s more than just finding what level of care comes next – it’s finding a service that will allow you to get the most return on your personal investment of time, money and intention.
SEAR Group is not right for everyone. It’s a professional and targeted treatment approach for a very specific client group. If it’s not for you, that’s okay. This is your recovery; your life. You need to make sure that you put your best into taking care of it and choose an option that you can get the most out of.
Below are Appropriate and Not Appropriate conditions when using SEAR Group as an option in your personal treatment plan:
This Service is *Appropriate* for Adults Who:
Meet one of the three basic prerequisites listed on the SEAR homepage.
Are currently in active recovery and participating in AA, NA, Refuge, SMART, Celebrate or other community support.
Are currently under the ongoing care of their own physician and are medication compliant for any emotional and other diagnosis.
High-functioning, able to engage in detailed and sometimes difficult discussions, willingness to be emotionally vulnerable, motivated in their healing and recovery, able to suspend their judgment of others in a diverse and intimate clinical setting. (i.e. personally invested in and active in their recovery).
This Service is *Not Appropriate* For Adults Who:
Mental health diagnosis with history of active psychosis OR self injurious behavior.
An SMI (Serious Mental Illness) diagnosis, a primary diagnosis of an eating disorder, autism, a TBI or other condition requiring a different, principal specialization of treatment focus.
Current mental, emotional or physical condition makes it unlikely for them to be able to benefit and contribute in a group of professional adults.
Active *drug-induced psychosis OR SI/HI – within past 90 days.
Please Note: *some substances such as meth and bath salts may have lingering effects that while stable enough for discharge from a higher level of care may leave client requiring a much different type of service than we offer.