Yoga & Meditation
Every day begins with quiet meditation and reflection. Patients also have the opportunity to participate in weekly yoga sessions. Benefits of meditation and yoga are reduced stress, controlling anxiety, enhancing self awareness and improved sleep.
Fitness & Recreation
At Harbor of Grace Enhanced Recovery Center, we help patients heal their bodies along with their minds and spirit. A healthy lifestyle including exercise and recreational activity is critical to long-term recovery and total wellness. Our certified fitness counselor and trainer evaluates each of our patients to determine current fitness levels and needs. Shannon then develops a custom treatment plan, monitors each patient’s progress during their stay and makes adjustments as needed. Fitness options range from cardiovascular and weight training to outdoor activities like hiking, with something for every patient.
Practiced for over 2,000 years since its beginnings in China, acupuncture is a system of complementary medicine that involves pricking the skin or tissues with needles to alleviate pain and treat various physical, mental and emotional conditions. Harbor of Grace Enhanced Recovery Center provides this optional treatment program an experienced professional licensed and certified by the State of Maryland. When combined with more mainstream substance abuse treatment methods, acupuncture has been shown provide significant advantages and recovery progress acceleration.
All of our patients, once medically cleared, are encouraged to participate in weekly Kayaking. Males and females go once a week in separate small groups with a guide and Harbor of Grace Staff Member to enjoy being at peace on the water on Swan Creek, an inlet to the Chesapeake Bay. While on the water and enjoying the beautiful scenery, Bald Eagles, Great Blue Herons, Beavers and Otters, our patients are taught how to find peace and spirituality in Nature.
All patient suites at Harbor of Grace Enhanced Recovery Center have full, updated kitchens stocked with plenty of fresh, healthy groceries. Patients are able to make healthy choices that accommodate all dietary preferences.
Art & Music
At Harbor of Grace Enhanced Recovery Center, we employ a wide range of therapy methods proven to remove obstacles to progress, including art and music therapy. Art therapy helps alcoholics and addicts alleviate stress, learn to communicate constructively, and explore different aspects of their own personalities. Our art therapist works with patients in a small group setting conducive to personal expression. Long an accepted method of treatment, music therapy helps patients address physical, emotional, cognitive and social needs of individuals through a combination of creating, singing, moving to and/or listening to music. Research on art and music therapy supports their effectiveness in many areas, including overall physical rehabilitation, increased motivation for treatment and greater emotional support for clients and their families through expression.