Connections in Recovery New York’s Sober and Mental Health Coaches provide concierge services, which includes individually hand-picked and well-matched sober coach/sober companions and/or mental health coach/mental health companions to each individual struggling with mental, alcohol and/or drug addiction issues.

Some of the challenges a Connections in Recovery New York sober and mental health coach can assist with include:

*“Best fit” referrals to ancillary need residential, day treatment and/or outpatient programs.

*Providing Client with non-judgmental culpability and accountability.

*12-Step meeting attendance supervision.

*Daily phone support.

*Guidance and help with daily schedule design and maintenance.

*Deconstructing client challenges or fears into manageable components, as they happen, in real time.

*Negotiating new and/or old challenges: Helping client to identify and recognize self-destructive patterns of thinking, feeling and acting as they unfold in real time.

*Assisting client with development of personalized relapse prevention strategies, skills, and tools.

*Supporting client implementation of these strategies, skills, and tools.

*Relapse prevention skill building, including reinforcement of the potential consequences of drinking/substance abuse/unhealthy behaviors.

*Client confidence building.

*Assistance with reintegration into productive society.

*Support with family reunification.

*Identifying and correcting maladaptive “old behaviors.”

*Identifying and resolving personal and environmental obstacles to recovery.

*Developing, prioritizing, and achievement of both short and long-term goals.

*Random drug testing (if needed).

*Transportation travel sobriety security to all doctor and/or therapy appointments as well as any other approved professional/personal/social engagements.

*Serving as a solid link between treatment and the home/work environments.

*Medication management & compliancy.

*Nutritional & exercise coaching.

*Academic/vocational guidance & pursuit.

*Court or legal appearance transportation & support (if appropriate).

Each of our Connections in Recovery New York‘s recovery coaches and companions are supervised by either a Certified Drug & Alcohol Counselor, MFT, Licensed Clinician, Addiction Doctor and/or experienced Case Manager. Furthermore, we provide ongoing training and supervision for all of our coaches and companions.

If you or someone you know is struggling with addiction or mental health, please contact us to see how we can assist you.