Holgate House residential unit is staffed twenty-four hours a day. It offers a structured programme, i.e. looking at dealing with unresolved, here and now issues that would be too painful to deal with, without using mood altering substances. It is warm, friendly, safe and a healthy environment for people who struggle living without any mood altering substances for a period of time, and as a professional team we can offer support, structure and discipline in a caring nurturing way.
Our treatment, approach is person centred therapy, cognitive therapy to help service users find the real self after month or years of being mood altered. We also use narcotics and alcohol anonymous meetings. The resident will be involved in the day to day running and upkeep of their home, cooking cleaning and shopping all on a rota system.
The philosophy at Holgate House is a 12 step abstinence based programme using recovery dynamics, group sessions, 1 to 1 counselling with his her key worker every other week. We offer second stage treatment for men /women in the community recovery houses in Colne, Lancashire benefiting from good public transport and easy to access to shops, college and voluntary work.
We are able to accommodate service users who are taking prescribed medication for mental health reasons. This must be agreed prior to admission we take referrals from primary treatment centres and or a recognised prison programme .we are open to working with individuals who are currently on D.T.T.O.