LOS ANGELES, Aug. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sober College, a revolutionary drug and alcohol treatment program in Woodland Hills, California, is successfully changing the rehab game for young adults struggling with substance abuse. Focused not only on treating addiction, but also on self-discovery and renewed passion throughout sobriety, Sober College is offering its clients college education and treatment under one roof.
"The entire concept of Sober College has been built on the belief that life doesn't stop when you get sober," said Mindi Levins Pfeifer, Co-Founder of Sober College. "This is particularly true for many young adults who are more likely to be at a crossroads at this stage in their lives. Many of them succumb to their addictions while attempting to navigate college or a demanding social life. Then, they go to rehab and it is all supposed to just disappear—that is not real life. At Sober College, we teach real life skills that help our clients thrive not only in treatment, but also long after they leave our care."
In partnership with Woodbury University, Sober College offers its clients WASC-accredited courses on-site at its learning center in subjects like Creative Writing, Psychology, Health, and Sociology, resulting in up to 15 transferrable college credits. Additionally, the facility is huge on extracurricular activities and creative arts programs geared at encouraging passion and real life engagement while embracing sobriety.
"We are an age-specific program that treats young men and women aged 18 to 26 exclusively. When you are dealing with individuals in this age bracket, the concept of sobriety can seem especially daunting, or as they say, 'boring,'" said Pfeifer. "Our job is to change that perspective and help them to discover their true selves—their sober selves—and all potential within them. Through our multifaceted program, we are able to prove to our clients just how fulfilling life can be while sober."
Sober College is home to a state-of-the-art film and broadcast studio, as well as a professional music studio, run by its own Grammy-nominated rock star. Additionally, the program offers opportunities to engage in competitive sports, experiential surf, trapeze therapy, and several other activities designed to inspire renewed passion in clients and heal addiction from a brain perspective. In taking a uniquely individualized and comprehensive approach to treatment, Sober College treats the entire person (not just the addiction), paving the way for a healthier, happier future.
For more information, please visit http://sobercollege.com or call (888) 991-6554.
Founded in 2005 with the intention to provide more specialized drug and alcohol treatment for young adults, Sober College offers residents the opportunity to earn college and high school credit while in treatment. Its game-changing program, which incorporates education, music, film, and broadcast studios, extramural sports, and experiential therapies, is grounded in the belief that life doesn't stop during sobriety; in fact, it can thrive. In treating addiction from a brain perspective with its Five Core Competency Model, Sober College has helped thousands of individuals aged 17 to 26 recover, solidifying its place at the forefront of addiction treatment and studies.
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