Substance Abuse 2017-02-14T15:19:10+00:00

Thrive DC LogoBreaking free of addiction is hard. We believe that every person, no matter their circumstances, should be treated with dignity and respect.

And as long as our clients are working on their recovery, so are we.

Substance Abuse Education Program

Thrive DC offers a comprehensive 12 week Educational Program designed to address the skills necessary to attain or maintain abstinence. The Program is divided into four basic parts:

  • Substance Abuse Educational Groups
  • Case Management
  • Treatment Referral
  • Individual Counseling


  • Men’s Group in English – Wednesdays at 11:00 AM
  • Men’s Group in Spanish – Fridays at 11:00 AM
  • Women’s Group in English and Spanish – Tuesdays at 2:00 PM

Education Topics

The Educational Group Topics include:

  • Definitions and self diagnosis
  • Alcohol and drug education
  • Triggers, cravings, and avoiding relapse
  • Planning for sobriety
  • Alcohol and tobacco
  • Sex, drugs, and alcohol
  • Spirituality
  • Stress and emotional health
  • Stress reduction
  • Negative emotions
  • Anger and communication
  • Relapse prevention


Our Substance Abuse Coordinator is available Tuesday, Wednedsay, Thursday, and Friday from 1 PM – 3 PM.

For more information about substance abuse counseling, please contact Gabriel Fabre¬†at (202) 503-1521 or [email protected].