It can be so heartbreaking when you or someone you love has struggles with drug or alcohol dependence, that you don’t know how to approach it. Through proven rehabilitation programs, drug addiction & alcoholism can be managed for long-term abstinence.
We will detail how recovery from addiction is achievable for you or a loved one if an integrated treatment method is utilized.
What is Addiction Rehab (Rehabilitation)?
Addiction ‘rehabilitation’ is a broad term that describes the therapeutic and medical treatments that are used to help individuals recover from their dependencies on illegal drugs or prescribed medications. Rehab has higher chances of long term recovery success when it is customized to the individual needs of the client and incorporates medically-assisted detoxification, residential or outpatient programs, and relapse prevention techniques in the form of aftercare.
Facts & Statistics about Addiction in Hayward
Prevalence of Substance Use Disorder, by Drug Type
- 8.5%Any Substance
- 3.3%Ilicit Drugs
- 0.6%Pain Medication
Drug- and Alcohol-Induced Deaths by Age Group, California, 2016
Drug Use, by Selected Type and Age Group California, 2015 to 2016
- 12 to 17
- 18 to 25
What are the treatment options available in Hayward?
A consolidated treatment approach offers a successful way to tackle the root causes of substance and alcohol use disorders. While treating the causes of addiction is necessary, you also should build coping skills to address the issues that lead to your drug addiction or alcohol addiction.
Private Residential Programs
Residential rehab programs require you to reside on the same property that you are receiving treatments in. One of the primary benefits is having access to 24-hour treatment and care. By moving out of your home environment and into a treatment center, you can protect yourself from these potential triggers that culminated in you developing a substance addiction.
You are less susceptible to relapse when you finish your residential treatment program in a secure facility where the environment is supportive. A residential addiction treatment program delivers the best outcome when you have a dual diagnosis, a complex substance dependency or co-occurring conditions.
Enrolling in a residential rehab program is an effective way to get sober, and maintaining it requires ongoing focus because addiction recovery is challenging during the first year. Once your inpatient program is complete you will learn how to be independent and your focus will be on your new life and the things you want to achieve from it.
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Sober Living Programs
Sober living treatment programs help you to have more control over your life, through guidance and a support structure. These programs comprise of:
- Check-ins every day from a house manager
- Establishing boundaries for consistent recovery behavior
- Fostering supportive friendships with others who will be working through the same kinds of issues
Detox Only Programs
The need for detoxing a substance from your system is the first stage towards rehabilitation, because it removes traces of the substance, putting an end to your physical dependence. As your body gets used to functioning without substances in your body, you could experience the symptoms of withdrawal.
This is only the start of your rehab journey, and the next steps work to confront and heal the underlining reasons for your addiction, so that the pattern does not continue. It is common to undergo withdrawal and cravings for a period of time after the substance has been eradicated from your body.
You can lessen your chance of relapse by building coping skills to apply to your new life.
The flexibility of outpatient treatment programs means that you do not have to stop work or participating in family commitments, as you can attend the treatment center and have weekly treatments at your own pace.
Outpatient programs should provide you with:
- Education about your drug or alcohol use
- Counseling and talking therapies through group sessions and individual sessions with a trained addiction counselor. – Outpatient programs should run from three months to over a year, and your individual needs will determine the necessary duration of treatment.
Paying for Private Treatment
If you opt for private rehab, you can pay with your own funds or claim through your healthcare insurance. Most insurance companies will contribute to at least part of the costs associated with addiction rehab, such as a medically-managed detox, rehab treatment and medical supplies, as well as aftercare support.
The extent of cover given will depend on the fine print of your policy as well as your provider’s terms and conditions. You should identify how much cover you can access before signing up for a treatment program. By visiting our Verify Your Insurance page – https://www.unitedrecoveryca.com/verify-your-insurance/, you can learn what cover you are able to claim.
If you don’t get cover from your insurance provider, you will need to pay the treatment centre directly. Some rehab centers can offer payment plans to clients who can’t pay the whole cost of rehab.
State Funded Programs
If you have a substance dependence and have limited resources to fund private treatment, you may apply for a state-funded addiction treatment program. Using funds from a combination of state, federal and Medicaid budgets, these types of rehab programs remove financial barriers to rehab by providing:
- An alcohol detox or drug detox that is medically-managed
- Rehab treatments including relapse prevention programs
State-funded treatment programs provide relief to individuals with little to no disposable income or private healthcare policies. To enroll you will need to provide evidence regarding:
- Medical information that highlights your addiction issues
- Evidence of residence
- Proof of what you earn
- Certification that shows you can reside legally in the US
You can learn more about applying by visiting https://www.grants.gov/
You can also download this file – https://www.samhsa.gov/sites/default/files/single-state-agencies-directory-08232019.pdf – for your state agency’s direct contact details.
The following Stata Funded meetings are available in Hayward:
MedMark Treatment Centers Hayward
795 Fletcher Lane, Hayward, CA 94544
Second Chance Inc Hayward Recovery Center
107 Jackson Street, Hayward, CA 94544
Project Eden A Program of Horizon Services Inc
1866 B Street, Suite 101, Hayward, CA 94541
Maintaining Addiction Recovery in Hayward
Sustaining addiction recovery can feel hard once you return to life outside of rehab. At the rehab center the environment was safe and you had professional support. When you depart rehab there will be some new challenges that you will have to learn to cope with. In our experience, clients with intense dependencies and those who do not develop the necessary support structure find long term recovery more difficult when they leave rehab. Relapse is a possibility without the right aftercare and support groups to help you navigate your new life.
The following AA/NA meetings are available in Hayward:
AA - B Y O B
Open: 30163 Industrial Parkway Southwest, Hayward, CA 94544
Sunday: 8:00 am – 9:00 am
AA - Grupo Castro Valley
Open & Spanish: 20997 Foothill Boulevard, Hayward, CA 94541
Sunday: 11:59 pm – 1:00 am
NA - Open LGBTQ Format Varies
In Person: 22577 Bayview Avenue, Hayward, CA 94541
Monday: 7:30 PM
Aftercare & Alumni Programs
Aftercare programs provide extended support to you when you leave the rehab center. Because life doesn’t always go the way we want it to, and 60% of individuals may relapse when completing treatment, participating in an aftercare program is an important support for staying sober long-term.
Once you complete your rehab program, you will discuss the therapies and counseling services most beneficial to your long-term sobriety, and an aftercare program will be implemented to help you sustain it. Alumni programs are an extra benefit to completing treatment and give you community access to former clients and staff. With the help of this network, you will have access to special events and receive encouragement and advice from other people who are inactive recovery. You may also want to return the favor by supporting other members.
Support groups (fellowship meetings)
With the help of support group sessions you can enable a support structure that is conducive to your long-term sobriety. The 12-step model is maintained by support groups like Narcotics Anonymous and Alcoholics Anonymous which have for many decades, been helping individuals in recovery by holding group meetings. During meetings, other members begin to share their stories and learn important insights from others. Through companionship and staying committed to the programme, individuals in recovery can feel empowered to take responsibility for their actions and protect those that love them.
Support for Families & Children Affected by Addiction
Addiction impacts everyone in a family unit to different extents. Help is just as vital for the family members as it is for the person with the substance use disorder. Family support groups teach you and your loved ones important coping tools for your own life and allow you to offer greater support to the person who has the dependency.
Some helpful support groups for families include:
- Parents of Addicted Loved Ones
- SMART Recovery Family & Friends
- NAMI Family Support Groups
- Families Anonymous