Recovery Dynamics A Better Path to Sobriety Serenity Treatment
Devan Castille: My job entails specializing in the 12 Step model of addiction and recovery dynamics.
Carren Comeaux: I was forced into AA, and I could read the 12 Steps without even looking at them on a piece of paper for years, but I never understood them.
Dionese Gerbrecht: We teach them about the physical side, that they possess a physical allergy.
Devan Castille: When your body does not metabolize alcohol or drugs at a certain rate, and this craving is produced, you’re powerless over that.
Rebecca Carpenter: It was no longer this just I’m different and I don’t fit in. I actually fit in to a whole group of people.
Dionese Gerbrecht: We also teach them about the mental side of the – once you are detoxed and free of the substance, why do you keep putting it back in?
Carren Comeaux: While they’re in group therapy, they’re going to learn how to deal with their anxiety, PTSD, all that stuff, in a healthy fashion.
Chet Lavigne: It helped me understand why I’m an alcoholic.
Rebecca Carpenter: It was scary. At the same time, it was extremely relieving.
Bonnie Pritchard: Why did I not know that I don’t have to put a substance in my bod to cope with what’s going on around me.
Dionese Gerbrecht: We call it clear the wreckage of your past.
Devan Castille: I put my head on a chopping block. If you follow the directions that I teach in my class, I will cut my head off if you can’t stay sober.
Serenity Treatment Center
The Serenity Treatment Center of Louisiana stands ready to help you find that hope and successful recovery. Call us at (225) 361-8445 to learn more or to schedule an appointment. All calls are confidential.
Located in Baton Rouge, we have the space and staff to help you meet your challenges and have helped many Louisianans as well as out-of-staters find their peace.