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Transitional Living Program

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Will I have my own room?

All rooms are designed as doubles. However, private rooms can be made available at an additional cost.

Will you change my medications?

Your psychiatrist will determine if medications are appropriate. Any medication changes will be discussed with you prior to being made.

How often will I see my psychiatrist in TLP?

At least once a week.   More often if needed

How often will I see my social worker in TLP?

Each day in group meetings. Once a week individually.

What is a typical day?

7:45 – 8:30 am
9:00 – 9:45 am
10:00 – 11:30 am
11:45 am – 12:30 pm
1:00 – 1:45 pm
2:00 – 2:45 pm
3:00 – 3:45 pm
4:00 – 6:30 pm
4:45 – 6:45 pm
5:45 – 6:30 pm
7:00 – 8:00 pm
8:30 – 9:30 pm
9:45 – 10:15 pm
Community Meeting/Goal Planning
In-House Step Meeting or Gym
Group Therapy
Group Therapy
Primary Group
Group Therapy
Recovery Meeting
Goals/Wrap-Up Group

Do I have to attend Twelve-Step meetings?

Yes. This is one of the foundations of the recovery process.

Do I have to go to group meetings?

Yes. All activities listed on your daily schedule are integral to your recovery and require your attendance.

Will I be allowed to smoke?

Yes. Smoking is permitted in designated areas.

When can I use the fitness center and pool?

During the open free times listed on your daily schedule.

How do I get access to Wellness Services?

Our wellness program coordinator will assist you in scheduling wellness services.

Are Wellness Services covered by insurance?

No. Wellness Services are self-pay.

Can I have my phone or computer?

No, but there are iPads and computers in the houses available for use. Phones may be kept in the staff office to access contact information.

What can I bring with me?

Click here to view a list of items you may bring.

Can my dog visit?

No. Animals are permitted on campus. However, trained volunteers and dogs from The Good Dog Foundation provide pet therapy visits.

Who can visit me?

During your initial meeting with your social worker, you will complete a list of individuals approved for visitation. Children of all ages are permitted to visit.

What are the visiting hours?

Monday through Friday 4:45 – 6:45 pm
Saturday & Sunday 12:00 – 3:30 pm

Am I allowed to leave the campus?

After you have been in the program for 14 days, you are permitted to request a day pass to leave the campus. After 21 days, you may request an overnight pass. Requests are reviewed and approved by your treatment team. Patients have the option to attend an early bird AA meeting in New Canaan after being in the program for four days. If you have a medical or dental appointment, arrangements can be made with your treatment team’s approval.

Can people send me a “care package”?

Yes. Please refer to the what to bring list to determine what is permitted in your program.

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To learn more about our range of Addiction & Co-Occurring Disorders programs please download our brochure.

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