Rubicon, Incorporated was started in 1970; it is Central Virginia's oldest and most comprehensive chemical dependency treatment program offering a full continuum of services ranging from detoxification to aftercare. The Program operates a medical and social detoxification unit, gender specific therapeutic communities and primary care facilities, traditional and intensive outpatient units and a residential community for addicted mothers and their young children. These modalities are designed to address individual needs of Program participants and vary in intensity of treatment model, length of stay, extent of focus on community re-entry programming, and treatment curriculum. The Rubicon Community Rubicon's treatment approach is intensive, with highly individualized therapy and concentrated care in a "family" milieu. A skilled professional staff trained in multi-disciplinary therapy models directs the treatment program. The living environment is a major consideration in the clients' treatment. The Rubicon facility provides a consistent and stable community that offers each client the opportunity to confront his or her own conflicts and develop the skills to overcome those conflicts. In this controlled setting clients find, perhaps for the first time, that their problems are neither exclusive nor insurmountable. Clients become participants in an extensive schedule of activities that includes individual and group counseling, educational and recreational therapies, family counseling, parenting counseling, life planning, and aftercare service. It is a program that encourages interaction, , self-expression, decision making, creativity, and responsible cooperation to facilitate well-rounded growth and recovery.