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Contact Information:


Colonial Community

4093 Ironbound Rd., Suite B
Williamsburg, VA 23188


P: 757-564-2311
F: 757-229-8963



Hal Diggs, Director of

Colonial Community Corrections


Hours of Operation


8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Substance Abuse Therapeutic Group Session Topics


  • Take a Good, Long, Hard, Honest Look at Yourself
  • Difference between Use, Abuse, and Dependence
  • Addiction is a Brain Disease
  • Addiction and Disease: Primary, Chronic, Progressive, Fatal, Treatable
  • Addiction As A Family Disease (Family Roles)
  • Genetic Pre-disposition
  • Tolerance and Withdrawal
  • Substance Abuse and Anger
  • Addiction Survey, Progression of Symptoms, and Recovery
  • Consequences of Use: Legal, Medical, Physical, Social, Financial, Employment, Intellectual, Emotional, Relational, Spiritual, Children
  • Denial (Don't Even Know I Am Lying)
  • 12-Step Recovery
  • Relapse Happens But You Do Not Have to Pick-Up
  • The Feeling Disease
  • Shame and Substance Abuse
  • Alcohol Is A Drug
  • Substance Abuse and Sex
  • Substance Abuse and Domestic Violence
  • A Drug is a Drug is a Drug is a Drug
  • Substance Abuse and the Criminal Justice System
  • How to Get Help

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