The psychosocial rehabilitation unit serves the psychosocial rehabilitation of drug users.
- overcoming harmful dependence;
- improving psychological well-being;
- improving the quality of life;
- formation of adequate moods and attitudes;
- integration into society.
Psychosocial rehabilitation course is designed for the following patients:
- patients involved in the substitution therapy program;
- individuals who have undergone inpatient or outpatient detoxification;
- self-referral patients with similar needs.
Services available at the Psychosocial Rehab Center
Psychological assistance component:
- psychodiagnostics-upon enrollment, at regular intervals or as appropriate;
- individual psycho-correction;
- group psycho-correction;
- psychological counseling;
- art therapy-ergotherapy;
- counseling beneficiary and/or his/her family member/partner/caregiver.
Social assistance component:
- determination/assessment of beneficiary’s condition and needs;
- social counselling/ social accompaniment, when necessary;
- teaching/training of beneficiary and/or his/her family member/partner/caregiver.
Sports and wellness component:
- physical exercises
Art therapy-ergotherapy is an efficient psycho-correctional intervention approach, allowing patients to demonstrate their capacities and carry out consistent constructive activities (drawing, sculpting, wood and metal work), aimed to develop imaginative and volitional functions. This type of activities largely condition the formation of constructive behavior, which changes inversely during drug dependence.
‘Qigong’ oriental healing and rehabilitation method-a branch of Chinese medicine involving complex physical, mental, breathing, and energy exercises that help people overcome emotional and psychological problems (stress, aggression, memory problems, nervous system disorder), achieve complete relaxation and physical harmonization. This method improves human immune system and betters functioning of internal organs.
Sport & wellness activity. The Center has a gym with modern sports equipment, offering health-enhancing physical activities that not only improve physical health, but also contribute considerably to patients’ management of aggression and regulation of high levels of anxiety and depression.
The Center’s auxiliary, non-formal component:
- club meetings and self-help groups;
- various entertaining and educational activities: the ‘Literary Hour’, trainings, informal meetings;
- ‘computer class’ , which allows the Center patients to develop computer skills, get Internet access and use various software programs;
- spiritual assistance-the Center beneficiaries can regularly meet a clergyman, who discusses various spiritual issues and helps them solve different problems and start living in accordance with ecclesiastical rules.