Frank L. is a participant at St. Anthony's Fr. Alfred Center, a drug and alcohol rehabilitation program which provides a safe and supportive environment in a residential setting./nThe first three phases of the Father Alfred Center alcohol and drug recovery program last five to six months. Program participants work in a structured work component for 35-40 hours per week. Intensive rehabilitation is approached holistically through education, individual and group counseling, basic living skills, social skills, recreation, and the development of positive work habits. Residents also participate in an intensive AA/NA based program to support and reinforce a clean and sober lifestyle./nThe fourth phase of the program lasts six months. During this transitional phase residents prepare for a full return to society, while maintaining a clean and sober lifestyle. Residents go to school, work, or seek employment with support through the Employment Program Learning Center. While continuing their 12-step program, they learn to budget and save enough money for an independent living situation upon completion of the program. The residents also learn to maintain stable employment and develop a clean and sober support system in the recovery community.