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How is Our Christian Drug Rehab Different?

For nearly 60 years, the Teen Challenge addiction treatment centers have provided long-term recovery for tens of thousands of individuals. We are the largest and longest continuously operated addiction recovery centers globally, with over 200 centers in the U.S. and over 1,000 more centers worldwide. Columbus Women’s Rehab is a member of Teen Challenge.

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Discover an affordable and effective addiction and alcohol treatment program at Columbus Women’s Rehab, designed for women aged 18 and older. Our year-long residential program offers a supportive environment with peer-to-peer, group, and individual counseling, along with parenting classes, spiritual inspiration, relapse prevention, anger management, drug and alcohol education, recreational activities, and vocational rehabilitation.

Columbus Women’s Rehab prioritizes safety and cleanliness in a healthy environment, fostering addiction recovery and personal growth. Our dedicated staff, many of whom have successfully completed similar recovery programs, provide compassionate and respectful care to each individual. Those seeking assistance must commit to our proven plan, dedicating a year to recovery and life skills training.

At our women’s Christian drug rehab, we believe in creating lasting life changes. Recognizing that detox alone is insufficient for sustained recovery, our goal is to equip individuals with the tools to avoid relapse even when faced with challenges. Beyond short-term solutions, we focus on long-term recovery, ensuring that our program instills the resilience needed for a lifetime free from addictive substances.

Breaking Free from the Grip of Addiction & Understanding the Struggle

Addicts and alcoholics often start using it to cope with personal struggles like the need for love, success, forgiveness, belonging, acceptance, a spiritual void, or a lack of life purpose. These substances might offer temporary relief, but they can quickly create a chemical dependency, making it hard for the person to stop on their own. Trying to quit can lead to painful withdrawal symptoms.

Once addiction takes hold, it can take over a person’s life, making it tough to quit independently. Maintaining the habit can lead to desperate measures like theft or selling drugs, which can result in legal trouble. As the addiction worsens, more of the substance is needed to get the same effect, sometimes leading to overdose or serious harm. It’s a tough cycle with significant consequences.

Without a positive change in mindset and life focus, the person may keep going back to their addiction, causing harm to relationships, trust, career, finances, and overall health. This destructive habit has the potential to ruin their life completely.

Getting to the root of addiction is a step-by-step process that can’t be rushed. Once you understand how it works, you’ll see why our approach takes about a year. Some rehabs promise quick fixes, but they often become a punchline in the media. We’ve heard stories of celebrities going to one rehab center after another without really overcoming their addiction. That’s because these short programs don’t tackle the real issues in their lives. We believe in taking the time to address those issues, making our journey to recovery more effective and lasting.

Why Choose Teen Challenge Christian Drug Rehab?
A Different Approach to Substance Abuse Recovery

Ever wondered why rehab programs often keep things short? There are a couple of reasons. First, it’s more digestible for the addict, employer, or family – a quicker fix seems more manageable. Secondly, most insurance programs only cover the initial 90 days, making short-term programs more financially appealing. However, this revolving door approach wreaks havoc on individuals and their loved ones. Addicts end up in a cycle of returning to short-term rehabs until their loved ones run out of resources, while in between, the addict often falls back into old habits, creating a roller-coaster existence.

Enter Teen Challenge Christian drug rehab centers, operating as nonprofits with low-cost fees. We focus on achieving permanent recovery, regardless of how long it takes. By keeping costs minimal and relying on community donations for operational funding, we provide the time needed to work with each addict and transform their lives for the better. This commitment to lasting change is the key to the remarkable success of Teen Challenge rehabilitation centers.

Why Addiction Treatment Extends to a Full Year

The journey to recovery begins with detox, a vital step aimed at breaking free from the immediate grip of substances. Depending on the substance, this process can span weeks or even months within a closely monitored and daily tested environment. Withdrawal is not only challenging but can also be anguishing and, at times, hazardous. However, true transformation doesn’t emerge from a mere few days or weeks of counseling; the real work starts post-detox.

Authentic change unfolds gradually, day by day, over several months, within an environment that consistently challenges individuals to confront their lies, negative motivations, and improper actions. It’s a process where mistakes become learning opportunities, and individuals are held accountable by staff and peers who’ve been part of the program longer. Time, coupled with the guidance of our knowledgeable staff and spiritual renewal, is a powerful tool in this transformative journey.

Our Christian drug rehab in Columbus, Georgia, focuses on rebuilding the person from the inside out. Addicts learn to take ownership of their mistakes, find solutions, and break the cycle of repetition. The invaluable contribution of peers, especially those with more program experience, serves as a critical force, offering mentorship and support to newer residents who aspire to overcome addiction and build a brighter future.

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Transformation Through Faith – Finding Strength in a Higher Power

Repeated failures and a sense of inadequacy can leave addicts feeling trapped. Our program recognizes the need for change and emphasizes reliance on a “higher power” from the beginning. We believe in the transformative impact of a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, offering addicts a companion in Christ and the Holy Spirit. This companionship brings peace, fulfillment, purpose, kindness, truthfulness, and a newfound commitment to cleanliness and doing right.

Initially overwhelmed by feelings of unforgivability and failure, addicts discover a fresh perspective when they realize that Jesus Christ accepts and forgives them unconditionally. This realization lifts a massive burden, fostering a sense of worthiness and renewal. With a deep desire for forgiveness and a newfound commitment to serving others, individuals take a crucial step forward. Through Christ, they find the strength and burning desire to seek forgiveness from those they have harmed. To their surprise, others, witnessing the positive changes in demeanor and attitude, are more than willing to extend forgiveness, providing a profound sense of relief.

Restoring Honesty – Transforming the Addict’s Journey

Addiction often breeds deception, with individuals becoming adept at lying to others and themselves while evading responsibility. Introducing Christ into their lives marks a commitment to rediscovering the truth that had been lost. Guided by a compassionate staff, many of whom have overcome addiction, our approach prioritizes truth and transparency. Tough love, coupled with acceptance and understanding, shapes this transformative journey. The realization dawns that living authentically, free from constant lies, is the path to a fulfilling life with the support of Christ.

Living the Change – Building a New Future Beyond Sobriety

In our Christian drug rehab program, residents achieve sobriety, reconnect with God, and address self-deception. However, sustaining this positive transformation requires more than abstinence. The Columbus Women’s program introduces new elements like service, compassion, vocation, and a strong work ethic. Building confidence and purpose, residents gradually transition outside our facility’s protective environment, engaging in community service to foster humility and a sense of accomplishment. Group activities provide mutual support, testing their commitment to staying clean. Evolving from menial tasks, the program helps individuals identify a fulfilling vocation for a meaningful post-graduation career launch.

Our goal is not just sobriety but empowering residents to lead fulfilling lives beyond our program. We actively support them in launching into their chosen vocations, ensuring a smooth transition and a brighter future.

How Does Teen Challenge Charge So Little?

Teen Challenge adult rehabs, including Columbus Women’s Rehab, operate on a unique model where the community plays a significant role in supporting them. The tuition covers only a fraction of the cost as the community rallies behind this proven approach developed over nearly 60 years. Our success in transforming individuals from the shackles of addiction into vibrant, productive, and peaceful contributors is a testament to the effectiveness of this model, earning widespread community gratitude.

In a Teen Challenge Outcomes Study by The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

  • 92% of graduates reported good to excellent health a year later.
  • 86% of graduates said they were drug-free a year later.
  • 72% of graduates continued their education upon completing the program.
  • 75% of graduates were employed a year later, with 73% fully self-supporting. 

Compare these numbers with statistics of most other short-term rehabs, which are typically in the single digits!

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Legal Trouble?

We accept individuals who have been in trouble with the law or are in jail. Courts have allowed addicts time instead of prison because they know how effective our program can be to change hearts and lives completely.

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Personal Growth

We help the addict sprout new leaves and grow a new life, free of addiction and the pain that led them to addiction. We are all about planting the seeds of new life and helping the individual grow into a new creature in Christ.

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Vocationally Focused

We teach humility, care, trustworthiness, and the traits of a good worker. We help the former addict find a new vocation and rebuild their future. Having a solid plan keeps the individual excited about life and self-supporting.


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