What is Choices and Change?
Who participates in Choices and Change?
Clients will learn how to moderate substance use, and will learn safer consumption practices. This can lead to increases in one’s well-being, as well as the pursuit of other goals (health improvement, employment, housing, etc.)
The program is psychoeducational, using approaches such as Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavioural exercises. Clients address coping skills, triggers and urges, and stress management
-12 weekly (1.5hour) groups (8 groups needed for completion)
-Before group begins, each client will have a first session with their counsellor to discuss goals.