Substance Abuse Programs
Substance Abuse Programs are available upon request. Participation may begin at any time during your period of incarceration based upon that some of the groups are open ended. The focus of services is substance abuse education, assessments/evaluations, and assistance to residential substance abuse treatment. Individual counseling is also available upon request. To inquire about any of the substance abuse programs, please fill out an Inmate Request Form and check off LADC, and you will be scheduled to have an interview.
12 Step Program/Meetings
A Twelve-Step Program is a set of guiding principles outlining a course of action for recovery from addiction, compulsion, or other behavioral problems. Twelve-step methods have been adopted to address a wide range of substance-abuse and dependency problems. Meetings are offered on a weekly basis. Those that attend may have a record of that attendance to assist when applying to a treatment facility
Anger Management is a one day workshop held quarterly. This is a course designed for inmates focused on understanding their own anger and the anger of others.
The workshop will cover information on learning about the benefits and introduction of anger management; identifying personal anger, conflict and communication styles, understanding anger as a concept, how to de-escalate one’s own anger and the anger of others through communication skills and understanding provocation including a breathing intervention.
Spiritual sessions are offered throughout the week to inmates. These sessions are non-denomination based sessions. Bible study is held for male inmates Sunday and Wednesday Nights. Female Bible Study is held on Wednesday during the day. The facility Chaplin visits on a weekly basis and tours all the dayrooms to meet with inmates. The Chaplin is available in an emergency situation. You may choose to have your own Pastor meet with you; however this must be coordinated through the facility Chaplin.
This is a four week program. This is hosted by NH Cooperative Extension. In this class, you will learn various skills to manage your child’s behavior as well as your feelings of stress and frustration. You will learn different age appropriate activities to do with your children, as well as have the opportunity to get feedback on different struggles that you may be having with your own children. You will have the ability to hear other parents going through some of the same things, and share some of the ideas that they have found that worked for them. Parenting class provides different means of providing structure and discipline for parents to use on their children. This class will be scheduled as needed
This program is a tutored program designed to prepare you for the GED test. If you successfully complete this program and pass the exam, you will be eligible for a GED certificate.
Job Skills / Re-entry Class
This class focuses on completing job applications, preparing a resume, and interview skills. This class can be scheduled through the programs department by inmates preparing to return to the community that need assistance.
Thinking for a Change (T4C) is an integrated, cognitive behavioral change program for offenders that includes cognitive restructuring, social skills development, and development of problem solving skills
Persons interested in volunteering or providing services to the Carroll County Department of Corrections should download the VVC handbook (located above) and return the completed forms to
Sergeant Ian W. Phillips
Classification & Programs Supervisor
Carroll County Department of Corrections
PO Box 688
Ossipee NH 03864
603-539-2282 ext 2017