Friday, February 18, 2011

Writers In Treatment

I love seeing amazing things happening for those in and needing recovery. Writers In Treatment is a great example.

Who can apply?

Adults over 18 who derive approximately 25% or more of their income from writing.

Candidates can be single or married, with or without health insurance. Applicants must commit to residential or outpatient treatment and agree to participate in a relapse prevention program such as Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, Gamblers Anonymous , etc.

Writers must provide a written statement up to 750 words describing their addiction, its consequences and any previous or current treatment history.

Applications for scolarships are available upon request. Please call 818-762-0461. Applications are reviewed weekly by a committee of experienced mental health and substance abuse professionals.

W.I.T. also offers referral and intervention service. Our trained staff will evaluate the situation, suggest crisis intervention and offer referrals to local and national organizations.

Writers In Treatment is an independent California Non-profit Public Benefit Corporation started by writers and substance abuse counselors in 2008. Our program is funded by individual contributions, grants and fundraising events and projects."

VISIT to learn more.

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