- Have at least 120 continuous, drug-free days (not including any in-patient time).
- Complete all scheduled group sessions.
- Complete required twelve-step meetings (2 meetings per week).
- Complete all classroom/homework assignments.
- Have a twelve-step sponsor.
- Have a Narcotics Anonymous or Alcoholics Anonymous home group.
- Remain a law-abiding citizen.
Charge to the graduates
On behalf of the City of Richmond, Richmond Police Department, District 1 Probation and Parole, Richmond
Behavioral Health Authority, the Richmond Sheriff's Office and the Richmond Adult Drug Treatment Court,
we charge you:
To be committed
No matter what you endeavor to achieve, you should commit yourself first to wellness, both physical and emotional, excellence, and personal growth.
To be in control of your destiny
Your path will not be easy, but it is your responsibility to be in charge of your destiny. The success of your future is up to you. Now you have the key to open the doors of opportunity and continued success.
To continue your education
Education is power! True power comes from knowledge and gaining knowledge is half the battle.
To value oneself
You are a valuable being. You are worth more than your weight in GOLD. You must consider yourself priceless, your body a temple and your mind the key to your success.
To be obedient and respectful
You must obey the laws of the City of Richmond, the Commonwealth of Virginia and the United States.