Asumbi Treatment Centre
Asumbi Treatment Centre is a public health care service of the Catholic Diocese of Homa-Bay under Caritas Homa-bay
Asumbi Treatment Centre (A.T.C.) is the oldest Rehabilitation Centre in South Saharan Africa which started way back in 1988 by Turberg Brothers
Our main focus is in spiritual and personal growth, social learning, lifestyle change, psychological and psychosocial growth, peer pressure, role modeling, self- pity, personal responsibility, reality confrontations and leveling
Our clients are from self referrals, recovering addicts and referral centres, e.g. hospitals, churches, police stations and Psychiatric doctors..
Our main focal point is to foster personal growth towards self- fulfillment of the individual client through social learning in a community of concerned people working together to help themselves and each other.
To realize self-fulfillment and social harmony for all the community members through sharing and caring for each other.
To continue reaching out to the substance users to create awareness, treatment and rehabilitation where need be and re-integrate them to their communities for a healthy nation..
The treatment goal of the addicted person has to learn to function as a sick person and has to be taught step by step, how to function initially as a recovering person and finally as well person.
ATC handles all forms of chemical dependency cases. The success rate is 65% -of those who enroll in the program and finish successfully without using drugs / alcohol in the centre. Each client is expected to stay for at least three months or more subject to the assessment carried out during the third month.
Asumbi Treatment Centre has three rehabilitation centres, two in Nairobi -Kenya and one in Homa Bay. These are ATC Runda, ATC Karen and ATC Asumbi respectively
ATC- ASUMBI HOMA BAY
Asumbi Homa Bay caters for both male and female and has a capacity of 70 clients and it has handled over 3600 clients to date.
ATC KENTMERE (Now Runda) was first opened in Ridgeways in the year 2006. The two facilities have since served over 3,000 patients both locally and internationally with recent patients being from Nigeria, Congo, South Africa and Sierra Leone
ATC Karen was established in 2005 as a residential facility for people with substance use disorder as a public health care service of catholic diocese of Homa Bay under the diocesan integrated development services (DIDS).
In Addition to our Commitment Towards Treatement we:
Continue reaching out to the substance users to create awareness,
treatment and rehabilitation where need be and re-integrate them to their communities for a healthy nation. In order to
- Stop using drugs
- Stay drug free
- Be productive in the family
- Work integration
- Society integration
- Prevent relapse
Our services are focused on spiritual and personal growth, social learning, lifestyle change,
psychological and psychosocial growth, peer pressure, role modeling, self- pity, personal
responsibility, reality confrontations and leveling..
This is a weekly practice but can also be arranged anytime outside normal schedule depending on the need of the client
The therapy is to help family members to embrace and identitfy how certain behaviours affect the affected individuals
RESIDENTIAL DRUG- FREE TREATMENT
The programs provide intensive help for individuals with serious emotional and behaviour problems
YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
The program runs for a minimum of 3 months fully residential. The centre organizes family sessions once in a month.
Our main focus is in spiritual and personal growth, social learning, lifestyle change, psychological and psychosocial growth, peer pressure, role modeling, self- pity, personal responsibility, reality confrontations and leveling. To achieve the above we use group and individual counseling and family therapy, the residential drug- free treatment approach, the therapeutic community is based on Alcoholic Anonymous, Narcotic Anonymous programme which has been successfully used as a treatment method and a fellowship for chemically dependent persons