Tharros Experience

What should you expect to do at tharros?

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  1. Monday-Friday morning process meetings (7:45 am)
  2. Weekly house meetings (Sunday evening after BBQ)
  3. 24/7 recovery peer to peer support
    • Team of 6 experienced staff plus ancillary providers for 11 clients
    • Peer support focuses on building a positive life in recovery (referencing PERMA Positive Psychology Model)
    • Up to three one-on-one peer to peer support meetings each week with Tharros team members
  4. Optional 12-step immersion  group (weekly)
  5. Cooking classes with our nutritionist chef (Every other week)
  6. Optional cooking nights with a gourmet chef, focusing on practical dishes (twice per week)
  7. Bowling Night with dinner provided (Every other week)
  8. Ping Pong Alumni tournament and game night with dinner provided (Every other week)
  9. Recovery focused Yoga (on site, every other Saturday)
  10. Recovery based mindfulness and medication (Every other week, on site)
  11. Sunday BBQ with opportunities to practice cooking skills
  12. Individual vocational coach session each week
  13. Vocational Goals Group
  14. Equine therapy group at Cultivate Counseling Center (Every other month)
  15. Local transportation to meetings, appointments, gym, stores, etc.
  16. Engagement activities (every other weekend) Examples:
    • Sailing in Boston Harbor
    • Paintball
    • Go-Kart racing
    • Escape Room
    • Trampoline dodgeball
    • Ice Hockey/skating
    • Pitch and put/driving range
    • Hiking
  17. Organized sober activities (weekly/optional): Rock climbing, cross fit, basketball, soccer, tennis, etc.
  18. Assistance with neglected life tasks (case management support)
  19. Volunteer activities (house commitments, and individual volunteer support)
  20. Life skills development/accountability
  21. Service commitments (daily non-shame based chores to learn personal accountability)
  22. Resume building, job placement, and mock interviews with one on one support and vocational group discussions
  23. Membership to Boston Sports Club (Pool, Jacuzzi, tennis, full range of equipment and classes)
  24. Work out equipment and personal training available on site
  25. 12 step and non-12 step approaches to recovery
  26. Introduction to nutritional eating by registered dietitian
  27. UA testing conducted by lab trained staff. Results processed by outside laboratory.
  28. Case management including referrals to PHP/IOP programs and vetted clinicians
  29. Clinical treatment support through coordination with outside providers
  30. In all, Tharros offers more than 35 hours of structure each week.  Much of this is optional, allowing clients to choose what speaks to them.

• All meals (food provided)  • All household essentials included • Both Private and Shared Suites Available • Wireless  Internet Access  • Common Rooms • Ping Pong Table • 2 Living rooms with large screen TV and all movie networks • Premium Outdoor Barbecue  • Weekly Housekeeping Service • Transportation to 12 ­step meetings and local appointments •  All linens and household supplies    •  Client office with 2 desktop computers and printers • Cooking Classes by trained private chefs • Bowling and other fun activities included

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• Logan Airport  • Prudential Center • Fenway Stadium • Burlington Mall • Numerous  Universities  • Charles River •  Commuter Bike Path • Downtown Boston – City Center (15 miles) •  Lexington town center and battle green • Mclean Hospital (4.5 miles) • Alewife Redline T-Stop (7 miles)           • Lexington local bus and MBTA bus stop


• Acupuncture • Psychiatrists• Psychologists • Yoga • Personal Trainer • Massage • Nutritionists          • Hypnotherapist • Family Therapists  •  Addiction Groups  •  Addiction Classes