Client Handbook

Treatment Components of Recovery

Treatment Programs

These are individual or group sessions designed to teach you about your illness, how to manage your symptoms and prevent symptoms from coming back. Some examples of treatment programs that are offered are:

Treatment Groups/Activities

  • Medication Management
  • Community Resources
  • Anger Management Group
  • Substance Abuse
  • Relationships/Trauma
  • 1:1 session(s) with staff
  • Developing awareness
  • Values clarification
  • Decision-making
  • Problem solving
  • Wellness planning
  • Leisure education
  • Work
  • How to communicate with health care professionals
  • Stress management
  • Self-expression
  • Money management
    • Understanding your rights
    • Self-advocacy
    • Understanding entitlements
    • Managing symptoms

Enrichment/Rehabilitation Groups/Activities

  • Yoga
  • Working with Computers
  • Art
  • Healthy Cooking
  • Singing
  • Maine Government
  • Music
  • Clay Works
  • Fitness
  • Bible Study
  • Travel
  • Bowling
  • Gardening

Benefits of Participation:

  • To better understand your illness
  • To recognize warning signs of your symptoms and prevent relapse
  • To maintain good physical & mental health
  • To increase your awareness about community supports available
  • To be aware of your interests, values and personal preferences
  • To choose where you want to live and what you want to be doing.
  • To obtain the supports that you will need for community living


The hospital believes that working can be an important part of a client’s recovery. The hospital provides clients with the opportunity to work and receive pay for that work.