The Sunrise House Rehab Alumni Program
An addiction recovery alumni program offers several benefits to help you maintain recovery after your formal treatment program comes to an end. Not only can a rehab alumni program help you stay in touch with others in recovery, but it can also maintain your connection to a support network and help you stay motivated.
This page will explain what the Sunrise House alumni program is and how it can help rehab alumni with continued recovery.
CARE Program for Sunrise House & AAC Alumni
Individuals who attended a Sunrise House treatment program are invited to join the American Addiction Centers (AAC) alumni program. CARE, which stands for Community of Alumni Recovering Everywhere, offers a welcoming community where addiction recovery alumni can continue to develop their friendships, share hope and recovery milestones, and support each other through long-term recovery.
Our CARE program is designed to foster personal growth and connection among AAC rehab alumni, and it includes the following features:
- Alumni app (Connections App)
- Alumni meetings
Our Alumni App: Your Recovery Connection
To help you and other rehab alumni stay connected to others in recovery, support accountability, and encourage continued growth, American Addiction Centers offers a confidential alumni app.
The alumni app allows all who have successfully completed a treatment program to:
- Track the progress you’re making toward your recovery goals.
- Get and stay connected to a supportive alumni community.
- Participate in wellness challenges.
- Keep a gratitude journal.
- Consume recovery-related content with podcasts and articles.
- Receive support from peer engagement specialists.
Sunrise House alumni can sign up using our online form. You will receive an invitation via text message that includes a download link and instructions.
Weekly Virtual AAC Alumni Meetings
AAC hosts weekly virtual alumni meetings where addiction recovery alumni can connect to each other throughout the recovery process. During these meetings, alumni share recovery stories, instill hope in one another, and offer each other valuable insights.
While Sunrise House does not currently host an alumni meeting at its treatment facility, all American Addiction Centers (AAC) treatment facility alumni are encouraged to join weekly Zoom meetings. This is a time when the alumni family can gather and connect with others who have similar experiences and goals.
Benefits of an Alumni Community
Maintaining recovery after formal addiction treatment ends is a life-long journey involving continual growth and resilience.1 Research shows having sources of social support can lower a person’s risk of returning to substance use and help them sustain recovery.2,3
At AAC, we understand the importance of having a community of peers who can relate to the challenges you face in recovery. In moments when it may seem easy to return to substance use, having other people there for you can make all the difference.
American Addiction Centers operates multiple treatment centers across the country that have various offerings to ensure our alumni succeed in recovery. Each person works with their care team to create a customized rehab aftercare plan which may include outpatient treatment, residing in a sober living community, or joining a rehab alumni program.
Every person who comes to one of our AAC facilities for treatment becomes a part of our family. From the moment you call us and start the admissions process to long after you successfully complete your treatment program, we work to make sure you get the support and care you need and deserve.
We encourage you to join our rehab alumni program and experience the benefits for yourself. Whether you join us for a meeting or chat with other alumni on the app, you are always welcome.