Motivational, Educational and Experiential (MEE) Journal System

The West Coast Rehab Motivational, Educational and Experiential (MEE) Journal System is an approved ASAM Criteria: Treatment Criteria for Addictive, Substance-Related, and Co-Occurring Conditions and was created to help teach and provide participants the necessary tools and coping silks required for a wide range of additive behavior. By using MEE Journals, participants will learn strategies to decrease high-risk behaviors and the harm associated with these behaviors and build confidence in their ability to maintain behavior change.

The West Coast Rehab MEE Journals include:

  1. Getting Started – an introductory Journal that helps participants explore the reasons they have entered a treatment program.
  2. Substance Using Behaviors – explores the damaging effects of alcohol and other drugs on the body and mind.
  3. Quiet Moments – personal meditations to guild you along your pathway.
  4. Denial – an examination of how denial may block the path to life change.
  5. Frist Step – based on the First Step of Alcoholics Anonymous.
  6. Steps to Spirituality – Steps Two and Three of the Twelve Steps.
  7. Moving Forward – program planning goal setting and progress tracking.
  8. Looking Within – Steps Four and Five of the Twelve Steps.
  9. Into Action – a guild to working Steps Six through Twelve.
  10. Working Your Program – a review of basic concepts important to making a Twelve-Step Program work.
  11. Feelings – participants explore the role feelings play in addictive behavior problems and apply coping strategies to handle difficult feelings.
  12. Anger – helps participants deal with anger appropriately so it won’t slow down their efforts towards behavior change.
  13. Self-worth – helps participants gain an appreciation for themselves and learn strategies for increasing their self-worth.
  14. Family & Other Relationships – explores key aspects of relationships with a focus on families and communication skills.
  15. Life Management – offers practical tips to help clients get their lives back in order.
  16. A 12-Step Guild to Relapse Prevention – helps participants identify relapse patterns and develop a relapse prevention plan.
  17. The Power of Self-talk – explores the relationship between thoughts and addictive behavior and helps participants replace common thinking errors with positive thinking patterns.
  18. A Cognitive-behavioral Guild to Recovery Maintenance – provides cognitive strategies and skills to help participants achieve and maintain behavior change.
  19. Coping Skills – explores areas of participants’ lives that may need work in order for them to stay free from addictive behavior problems.
  20. Perspective – exploring your sexual behaviors.
  21. Women in Recovery – understanding addiction “I will not hide from knowledge”.
  22. Eat Smart – It’s all about the little choices you make each day.
  23. Understanding the Dimensions of Change – creating an effective service plan.
  24. Successful Living – with a Co-occurring Disorder.
  25. Relapse Prevention – a 12-Step Guide.
  26. Recovery Maintenance – How to build and maintain a solid support system.
  27. Living as if – your road, your life.
  28. Managing Co-occurring Disorders – an integrated approach to Mental Health Disorders.
  29. Compulsive Gamblers – A 12-Step Guide.