Family-centered behavioral health treatment provides families with the opportunity to heal from the wounds of addiction together. Queen of Peace Center realizes that addiction is a disease that impacts the entire family unit. Addiction is multi-generational. Through the Center’s various treatment options, families can recover.
Family-centered services are provided through three distinct programs:
- Women’s Behavioral Health Treatment Program (CSTAR)
- Nurturing Networks Family and Children’s Program
- Pregnant and Postpartum Women’s Residential Program
Women’s Behavioral Health Treatment Program (CSTAR)
CSTAR (Comprehensive Substance Abuse Treatment and Rehabilitation) is a residential and outpatient treatment program for women with addictions and their children, certified by the State of Missouri, Department of Alcohol & Drug Abuse and accredited by COA. The program is unique in its gender specificity. The program is the largest women and children’s CSTAR program in the state and boasts the largest number of drug-free births. CSTAR is a nationally recognized program in the field of chemical dependency. CSTAR provides the necessary social and medical support services, daycare and transportation, which helps low-income women access treatment.
These services are provided at Cathedral Tower and include:
- Three levels of care
- Dual diagnosis track
- Trauma and addiction track
- Individual, group and family counseling led by professionals
- Peer and father support
- Residential services 24 hours a day and outpatient services from 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday and from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Friday
- Childcare through Peace for Kids and transportation available
Nurturing Networks Family and Children’s Program
Nurturing Networks Family and Children’s Program at QOPC provides a variety of clinical services to clients and their children, family members, significant others or any significant person in a client’s life who has been affected by the client’s alcohol, drug use and/or mental illness. The family program aims to address women’s multiple treatment needs by integrating family services, children’s services and parenting education as crucial aspects of behavioral health treatment.
Program services include:
- Filial and family therapy
- Child therapy
- Children’s case management
- Parent education
- Art therapy
- Individual and group co-dependency counseling
For more information contact:
Rosie Dickens at email@example.com
Pregnant and Postpartum Women’s Residential Program
Our Lady of Perpetual (OLPH) is a residential pregnant and postpartum women’s program funded by the Administration for Children and Families. The facility houses 24 women and children. Families living at OLPH can reside in the facility the length of the mother’s pregnancy through three months postpartum. The long-term housing provides the safety and security for women to recover and deliver healthy babies.
In addition to CSTAR and Family Program Services, residents receive prenatal and postpartum support in order to ensure a safe and healthy pregnancy and delivery. Professional and peer support staff provide educational, emotional and direct care during pregnancy, delivery and postpartum.
For more information contact:
Carolyn Boyle at 314-531-0511, ext. 102.