At Life Challenge International the following treatment principles are followed.
Volunteer or intentional treatment – Life Challenge residential centers accept applications from individuals who either volunteer themselves into the program or are admitted to the center by family or friends.
Locked monitored facility – The centers will be locked and strictly monitored. Program residents do not have access to money, phones and other personal recreational items.
Physical exercise – Residents are encouraged to participate in physical activities appropriate to the age & capability.
Social interaction – Program residents are housed in dorms and learn to live in a community environment. Residents are also required to participate in all center operations, including kitchen duties, facility cleaning & maintenance.
Behavior enhancement – Daily curriculum includes character development and weekly self-assessment that reflect on past behaviors and set achievable future goals.
Mental development – A structured daily schedule from 5am – 10pm is designed to bring discipline into the residents, a key to mental health. Program also includes daily meditation of life principles. Additionally, memorization is used to renew and develop pathways in the mind.
Spiritual mentoring – All centers impart spiritual principles through daily meditation & chapel meetings that are part of the schedule. People of all religious & spiritual backgrounds are welcome to Life Challenge.
Music & art therapy – Residents are encouraged to learn & play music instruments and involve in singing, drama & art while in the program. Opportunities are provided during the daily schedule.
Nutritious diet – Food provided at the centers follow the Life Challenge prescribed diet chart for addiction treatment to provide a balanced diet which is extremely crucial to prevent relapse.
Family Involvement –Families are required to participate in the addiction recovery process and follow weekend visit schedules to ensure successful rehabilitation of the program resident.
Interested candidates to the Life Challenge program must agree to ALL the above Policies of Treatment before applying.