Chemical Addictions Program, INC. CAP. 2009. A United Way Member Agency. CAP. CAP was formed from the merger of four alcohol treatment centers in 1979: Cadet Center, Care House, Alf Cox Fellowship House, and Hope Haven
A United Way Member Agency
CAP is certified by the Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation Substance Abuse Services Division
CAP was the first substance abuse treatment program in the state of Alabama to require all of its therapists to hold a master’s degree from an accredited college or university.
Twenty-seven (27) of our employees hold a master’s degree or higher in a clinical area with a clinical practicum. Additionally, three (3) employees hold professional licenses and four (4) are currently pursuing licensure.
Prevention / Early Intervention
Motivational interviewing is a directive, client-centered counseling style for eliciting behavior change by helping clients to explore and resolve ambivalence.
The Matrix Model has been approved by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) as an evidence-based best practices model of alcohol and drug treatment.
Phase I – Early Recovery Skills
Clients learn how to deactivate a craving and develop skills and strategies for coping with “triggers” to use and high crisis situations.
Phase II – Relapse Prevention
This phase focuses on applying the tools of recovery, understanding and managing thoughts, feelings and actions, anger management, and the development of more effective communication skills and a solid recovery network.
Phase III – Continuing Care
This phase re-enforces the necessity and benefits of self help support groups, focuses on the development of better ways to handle daily frustrations and alternatives to previous self-defeating behaviors.