Social Model Advocates, Inc. envisions a community where
individuals can create and aim for a life-style free from
alcohol, other drugs, and mental health related problems
regardless of their social, economic and educational background.
Our service mission is three-fold:
To create and develop safe environments that promotes
health and positive life-styles free from alcohol and
To help create and re-unite healthy families by alleviating
and minimizing the damaging effects of alcohol, other
drugs, and mental health related problems.
To help communities prevent and reduce alcohol, other
drugs, and mental health related problems through education,
advocacy and role modeling positive change.
To our communities, participants, employees, and volunteers
we are committed to the provision of cost-effective recovery
services for anyone in need. We will not attempt to "fix"
the alcoholic/addict, but offer the tools and guidance necessary
to attain a life of sobriety. We are committed to work with
integrity and mutual respect, and to provide quality services.
We believe a communities willingness to serve and a commitment
to serve others is the basis for our work.
The alcoholism and drug addiction recovery programs at Community
Social Model Advocates, Inc., are low-cost, reasonably priced
residential treatment alternatives for men, women and women
with children. Our programs are located in Merced County
where we offer community based, peer oriented, comprehensive,
and gender specific treatment.
purpose of our programs is to provide recovery home services
for the alcoholic and drug addict, thus assisting those
road to clear thinking through a program of alternatives,
insight and sobriety
To teach the alcoholic and drug addict a number of alternative
life styles without drinking or using
To help the participant solve problems without drinking
To help the alcoholic and drug addict prepare to re=enter
into their home/community upon completion of the program
To give the alcoholic and drug addict an opportunity to
enjoy a happy and satisfying life while remaining clean
drug addicts or alcoholics are alike, so no two alcohol
or drug addiction recovery plan should be. Our qualified
staff will assist the individual in creating an individualized
plan that meets each individual's needs and will give them
their best opportunity to achieve long term sobriety.
Social Model Advocates Inc's professional staff is certified
and highly skilled. Each staff member is also engaged in
his or her own recovery program and understands the recovery
process from a perspective that only another drug addict
or alcoholic can. Because of this connection our staff is
involved in the participant's recovery from the first day.
philosophy is to provide a comprehensive social model approach
to residential treatment for substance abusers that are
deemed to be in need of a structured support system to allow
positive changes and stabilization in the participant's
attitude and lifestyle.
This approach provides a structured, clean and sober environment,
while emphasizing the process of learning through "doing"
and "experiencing". This approach is peer oriented
and the staff, themselves, are recovering addicts/alcoholics.
more information about our services, please contact
us by telephone or email.