Guest House

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Admissions

OUR PROCESS

Admissions Information

Guest House admits clergy and men and women religious who suffer from alcohol or drug abuse, compulsive eating, compulsive gambling or spending or experiencing difficulties related to chemical use.

  • Treatment is provided regardless of ability to pay.
  • Admissions are scheduled by appointment.
  • Individuals arriving by plane or train will be met at the airport or station by a Guest House associate.
  • Handicapped-accessible rooms are available.

 

Through our Intervention Assistance Program, we can help you get someone started on the road to recovery, whether it’s early or late in the disease process. The program is designed to cut through denial and help clergy and men and woman religious who think they need it.

WHAT TO BRING TO TREATMENT

Pack the essentials,
plan for comfort.

 

  • Personal grooming and scent-free hygiene items are suggested ~ this may include soap, toothpaste, lotion, comb/brush, and shampoo/conditioner. We have laundry areas and supply the detergent needed by our clients.
  • Daily attire is casual and appropriate to the season. Comfortable walking shoes are suggested as the grounds are suitable for a brisk or casual walk. Swimming is available on a limited basis at a local high school, so a bathing suit and flip-flops may be helpful.
  • Medications prescribed, natural, or over-the-counter should be brought in their original containers so the nursing staff can dispense them according to directions.
  • Any recent lab result or other relevant medical information is appreciated and can provide a basis for comparison.
  • A cell phone or a phone card may be brought and used at appropriate times during the day and evening. Laptops are not permitted. Guest House has computers, and guests can check email and utilize the computers for other approved uses.
CAMPUS TOUR

Guest House Tour & Prayer

Designed to provide separate and specialized care for men and women religious, the 105-acre campus In Lake Orlon, Michigan, supports advanced-care technology while providing a tranquil envlronment for healing and recovery in two state-of-the-art residential treatment centers.

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REFERRALS

Healing begins by reaching out
on behalf of those in need.

Authorized representatives may make referrals of the diocese or religious community, primary treatment centers, physicians, or other concerned individuals. Priests, deacons, seminarians, or women religious can also contact us themselves.

The bishop or other religious leadership must approve the admission.

a typical day

An upward movement from darkness to light.

Guest House clients’ daily schedule and rhythm are centered on learning about the brain disease of addiction through various lectures/ discussions, individual and group therapies, spiritual direction, and alternative approaches such as tai chi, auricular acupuncture, and swimming, therapeutic massage, and exercise. Liturgy is celebrated on most weekdays, and weekend liturgy is experienced at one of the local parishes, when not possible at Guest House. Progress is closely monitored, and the leadership’s contact person is part of the treating team. Regular contact is maintained until the date for returning home is determined.

Frequently Asked Questions

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We welcome our clergy and religious in their search for recovery and are committed to walking beside them along their journey to finding peace and wellbeing.