Phoenix House Franklin Center has established the Phoenix House Impaired Driver Intervention Program (PHIDIP) to provide education and counseling for drivers in Merrimack and Belknap Counties arrested for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Licensed by the State of New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services to provide substance abuse treatment programs, Phoenix House Franklin Center has been approved to provide impaired driver programming services in the Tilton, Laconia, Franklin, Concord, and Henniker areas.
This innovative program significantly adds to the spectrum of services offered by Phoenix House Franklin Center in the Merrimack-Belknap Counties area, which range from detoxification to residential treatment and transitional living. At the same time, participants in the program will be able to take full advantage of Phoenix House’s long experience and outstanding skills in the treatment field nationwide.
Sessions are currently being held at Phoenix House Franklin Center and at the office of the Phoenix House Impaired Driver Intervention Program, 636 West Main Street, Tilton, New Hampshire 03276. The program consists of 20 hours of group counseling, plus a one-hour intake and one-hour exit interview. Participants may choose Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday evening sessions, which meet from 5:30 to 9:00 p.m., or Saturday sessions from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., all over the course of three weeks.
Program costs, set by the State of New Hampshire, are $460 per participant, which includes all course materials, payable by check or money order. Credit cards are also accepted. Several payment plans are available. For additional information, contact Phoenix House Franklin Center at 603 934 5297, Ext. 3850.