Renaissance Ranch

A 12 Step Base, Applied Medical Advances

The Renaissance Ranch Approach

Our approach to recovery is based on the original 12 Step Program. What makes Renaissance Ranch unique is that we incorporate cutting edge research into our recovery system. Research that has been carefully vetted and confirmed by our experience with successful recoveries. This means we supplement the 12 Step Program with several different types of therapy including experiential & adventure therapy, group sessions, and also family therapy resources. We also offer medically assisted detox and recovery options for individuals that meet certain criteria.

The renaissance ranch approach

The 12 Step Program

The success of the 12 Step Program has been consistently demonstrated since its inception. The program has also been modified to treat many types of addiction besides the alcohol abuse it was created to address. The success of the 12 Step Program isn’t limited exclusively to chemical addiction cases either. Different versions of the program have been applied to successfully treated physical and psychological conditions as well.

Here at Renaissance Ranch, we don’t discriminate against individuals of different faiths and we believe that spiritual healing is central to a full and lasting recovery. However, we also know that our program isn’t for everyone. If our program doesn’t seem like a good fit for you, we are more than happy to help you get connected with a different program that can potentially better meet your needs as an individual.

What are The 12 Steps

1. Admit Our Loss of Control

Understanding the need for healthy social relationships is critical to recovery. Indeed, sometimes, previous social relationships have fostered a dangerous environment that led to substance abuse. The Band of Brothers provides a built-in support network that provides emotional, social, and sometimes even professional support for its members.

2. Acknowledge a Higher Power

After we have admitted to ourselves that we actually have a problem, the next important step is to realize that facing addiction alone is a nigh-impossible task, as it is something that takes root in our being physically, mentally, and spiritually. In order to begin to face addiction, we have to acknowledge that there is a higher power in charge of our lives and that we don’t have to be alone in our fight.

3. Accept a Higher Power in our Lives

After acknowledging that this higher power exists and that they have real control over our world, then we can finally stop trying to fight the torrential storm that our lives have become, due to addiction, because fighting it alone will only wear you down. Accepting a higher power into your life means that you are accepting God’s hand to lift you from your situation and that you will have a loving partner by your side in all that you do.

4. Find and Measure Who we Truely Our

Addiction isn’t something that makes us sinners. We are already sinners, in a multitude of ways. However, we can’t begin to eliminate something as strong and deep-seated as addiction from our lives until we are able to take an honest measure of all of the bricks that build our house of faults. Finding yourself and understanding the moral dilemmas that have shaped your life will allow you to take a step back and see the bigger picture of what you are apart of.

5. Admit Our Faults to Those We Love

After we have found all the ways in which we fall short of God, in life, we must admit our faults to every person of great importance in our lives. This includes all of our loved ones, who are the very people that so greatly want us to get better. It also includes admitting these faults to a higher power; to let God know that we finally understand. However, most importantly, it means admitting these faults to ourselves, so that we may finally begin to take action to change ourselves on a true and tangible level.

6. Allow a Higher Power to Change Us

After acknowledging that this higher power exists and that they have real control over our world, then we can finally stop trying to fight the torrential storm that our lives have become, due to addiction, because fighting it alone will only wear you down. Accepting a higher power into your life means that you are accepting God’s hand to lift you from your situation and that you will have a loving partner by your side in all that you do.

7. Ask A Higher Power to Change Us

After we have accepted God within us, and have become ready to have him clean us of our faults, then we must also ask him to make us stronger. Pray to God and allow him to build a stronger character within your soul. All of our countenances must be washed of our past selves so that a better us can emerge from this battle.

5. List Those Whom You Have Hurt

Changing who we are is only part of the battle to eradicate addiction from your life. The truth is that you cannot completely run from your past. However, you can turn and face it head-on. Another one of the most important of the 12 steps (well, they’re all important) is to list the people whom we have hurt with our past addictions. Go through the period of your life when you were controlled by addiction, and think of the harm that you have caused to others.

9. Heal Relationships With Those You Have Hurt

After you have measured the length of your past faults and accepted the harm that you brought into other people’s lives, it is time to go back to them and admit these shortcomings. This is an important step to healing the relationships of people who the past you caused to wither. This is such an important step, because it forces us to face our shame and overcome it, rather than try to bury it in our hearts.

10. Continue To Measure Our Faults

After we have come this far, we cannot become complacent with who we are. Always continue to measure the length of our faults. We will never be perfect, but we were never meant to be. The point of sin is to be able to grow beyond it, and it is a journey that we will spend our entire lives trying to finish. Always keep a careful eye on who you are inside, so that you may adjust your sails to become a better person.

11. Build a Stronger Relationship With a Higher Power

Now that God has had an active role in helping us clean up and rebuild our lives, we cannot then turn from him and try to weather the storm alone. Building a relationship with God is a continuing goal and one that must be kept at through the power of prayer and understanding.

12. Spread The Message Yourself

If you have come to this point, then you have to build a strong foundation for a new you to stand upon. However, your journey is never over. Recovery isn’t a place in your life, it is a lifestyle unto itself that will always be a part of you. This is why the final step is to spread the message, yourself. Bring your knowledge of these steps to other people who struggle with addiction, so that you can turn your healing process into a tool to help all mankind.

Counseling and Therapy Options

To supplement our 12 Step based recovery program, we offer our residents many different counseling and therapy options. Our experience in helping individuals successfully address the problem of addiction has taught us that these options are very important. This is because all individuals experience addiction differently. Furthermore, at each step along the way, individuals experience also experience recovery differently. That is why we offer individual therapy and experiential therapy activities to supplement scheduled group therapy sessions. We know that each of these approaches provides different opportunities for individuals to discover and begin to cope with new dimensions of their own recoveries.

Renaissance Ranch also offers family counseling and therapy because we know that addiction issues don’t simply affect individuals. Addiction problems resonate through communities of family and friends that care about the individuals who suffer from these terrible diseases. Our family services aim to create a healthy environment for individuals to return to when they complete the initial recovery process.

Medically Assisted Detox and Recovery

We encourage clients to go through the detox process at a medical detoxification facility, especially those with a medical history of seizures or other conditions that can be triggered by withdrawal. These clients will typically undergo a 10-day treatment with Suboxone or Subutex, with 5 days occurring at the detox facility and 5 days administered at Renaissance Ranch. However, we also have options available for clients that aren’t able to attend a medical detox facility.

We also offer preventative medication options for clients in recovery, which include opioid blockers like ReVia, Depade, or Vivitrol. Medically assisted options are for clients that meet specific criteria and are not meant as long term solutions for addiction treatment. These programs are supplementary to our 12 Step Based system, which is a long-term solution to addiction.

Call Renaissance Branch Today!

If you or a loved one is suffering from any type of addiction: please don’t hesitate to contact us right away. Addiction is a disease that doesn’t simply correct itself and the longer the problem persists, the worse it becomes. Our unique LDS Gospel-centered approach to the 12 Steps and recovery can help put this troubling issue in a clear perspective that helps individuals recover physically, mentally and spiritually. Don’t hesitate a moment longer. Contact Renaissance Ranch to begin healing your family today.