A Typical Day

A Typical Day at Higher Ground

6am – Time To Wake Up & Go For a Morning Stroll

7.30am – Breakfast is Served

The Morning Routine

8am – Work Duties – Cleaning House

8.30am – Steps – Daily Reading & Sharing in Small Groups

9am – House meeting. Outline program for day. Clients give feedback to other clients around behaviour over the previous day.

10.00am – Break

10.30am – Therapeutic Groups


12 noon – Lunch is Served

The Afternoon Routine

1pm – Education Group. Themes include relapse prevention, transactional analysis, smoking cessation and anger management.

2pm – Break

2.30pm – Sports group – volleyball, baseball, soccer, yoga, zumba, and Tai Chi

4.00pm – EMOG – every member of group – clients share their history of why they have come to Higher Ground

5pm – Free time – reading, table tennis, chess, cards

Main Meal

6.00pm- Dinner is Served

The Evening Routine

7.00pm – Leave for AA and NA meetings

9.00pm – Inventories – daily diary

10.00pm – Bedtime

10.30pm -Lights Out