Cami began using drugs at the age of After violent fights with her parents, she ran away from her small lowa town, and was eventually lured into prostitution. Cami witnessed gang rapes, and held her best friend in her arms as the girl died from a drug overdose. At 19, despite having attended 22 drug-related funerals in six months, Cami began shooting IV drugs. Her sojourn at a drug treatment facility ended in failure.
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CGA offers a disciplined and structured therapeutic environment that emphasizes character development, spiritual growth and personal responsibility. The non-profit therapeutic program for girls is designed to develop the girl in four main areas: spiritual, social, academic and physical. Therapy involves an interpretation or identification of why the inappropriate behaviors are occurring, and then a contextualization of these reasons as a function of what erroneous assumptions are in place regarding meeting basic needs. Each Student is specially assigned to the caseload of an on-site Counselor. Group counseling occurs on a regular basis, guided by the pastoral counselors on staff at CGA. This time is utilized to allow students an opportunity to grapple with and resolve commonly faced issues.
Columbus Girls Academy
Newport Academy Day Schools allow students to embrace new ways of thinking while continuing their treatment and recovery work. Our focus on sustainable healing puts teens and young adults on a pathway for success. The incredible success stories from our alumni inspire us every day. See for yourself.
We Can Help: We've seen with our own eyes drug recovery, freedom from addictions, dark nightmares, sleepless nights, deep hurts, grief, brokenness, depression, and redemption from all kinds of evil. We help women with rehabilitation and life-controlling problems, like drug and alcohol abuse, to become whole. They also learn how to use it in their daily lives. We do a range of activities from ministry practice, to jewelry-making and sign-painting, to women's conferences, to Spa days.