Women’s Journey Substance Use Treatment

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YWCA Women’s Journey program offers a complete continuum of gender-specific, CARF accredited, and State licensed residential and nonresidential substance use treatment services for women, including:

  • individual and group substance use counseling
  • residential treatment for up to 70 days (individually determined)
  • residential services for children of women in treatment
  • case management
  • childcare during programming
  • aftercare support groups

There is, at times, a wait list to get into this program.  We provide a system of priority of registration for pregnant injection drug abusers; pregnant substance abusers and injection drug abusers.   If a woman who is pregnant cannot receive priority admission to treatment and/or interim services, please call the Consumer Service Line 1-800-901-1133 and request assistance from Division of Mental Health and Addiction (DMHA). For more information visit https://www.in.gov/fssa/dmha/index.htm

Call 574-233-9491 for more information about Women’s Journey or view Women’s Journey Substance Use Program here.

Meghan’s Story:

YWCA former client Meghan shares her journey to recovery.

Julie’s Story:

“My addiction almost killed me. Thank God I found help at the YWCA.” 

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“I knew I was defeated. My addiction to drugs and alcohol had brought me to my knees. After 20 long years of drug use I was tired…physically and emotionally. It took everything I had to walk through the doors of the YWCA. All I knew at that moment is that I did not want to use drugs of any kind anymore. My habit had made me do terrible things including selling myself just so I could get a little money for drugs. I feel so ashamed about that.

Since my arrival here I have successfully completed the chemical dependency program with the help of my case manager and my support group. The program has provided me with the tools I need to stay clean. I’ve learned so much about me. Today I attend 12 step meetings, I have a sponsor and I have a God of my own understanding who helps me with my recovery. The staff is very good at what they do and they have helped me. I must admit it has not been easy learning how to live clean but God has given me another chance at life through the YWCA I plan to live it clean.”

-YWCA Women’s Journey client Julie