Drug & Alcohol Rehab
in San Leandro, CA

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Drug and alcohol use disorders are challenging to address when they impact you or someone close to you. You can treat dependence although it is a disease, and long term recovery is possible through professional rehab intervention methods.

Learn about how sober living can be maintained if you or a loved one can apply an integrated addiction treatment program.

What is Addiction Rehab (Rehabilitation)?

The term substance ‘rehab’ is applied to all of the medical and psychological treatments used to help individuals who have dependencies on prescription drugs or illegal drugs. There is no ‘single right’ approach to rehab because it should be unique to your lifestyle and may include detoxification, residential and outpatient care, and extended relapse prevention programs.

Facts & Statistics about Addiction in San Leandro

Prevalence of Substance Use Disorder, by Drug Type

    • 2,7578.5%Any Substance
    • 2,0886.4%Alcohol
    • 1,0683.3%Ilicit Drugs
    • 2060.6%Pain Medication

Drug- and Alcohol-Induced Deaths by Age Group, California, 2016

Per 100,000 Population
  • Alcohol-Induced
  • Drug-Induced
    • 18 to 250.5
    • 9.6
    • 26 to 354.3
    • 13.9
    • 36 to 6424.2
    • 22.9
    • 65+23.7
    • 9.4

Drug Use, by Selected Type and Age Group California, 2015 to 2016

  • 12 to 17
  • 18 to 25
  • 26+
    • Marijuana*13.2%
    • 34.0%
    • 13.5%
    • Misuse of Pain Medications3.5%
    • 8.0%
    • 4.3%
    • Cocaine0.8%
    • 7.2%
    • 1.8%
    • Heroin0%
    • 0.4%
    • 0.2%

What are the treatment options available in San Leandro?

An integrated approach is generally the best way to address and recover from the root causes of substance use disorders and alcohol dependence. Even though addiction symptoms need to be tackled, life skills should also be learnt in order to focus on the main causes of your substance misuse.

Private Residential Programs

If you stay at the property where you are receiving your treatments, you are taking part in a residential program. It is extremely beneficial to have access to 24-hour care and treatment options.

By removing yourself from your home and staying at the rehab facility you can safeguard yourself against the stressors that lead to your substance dependence. You are far less likely to relapse if you finish your treatment program in a controlled facility where the environment is supportive. If you struggle with co-occurring illnesses, dual diagnosis or an intense dependency on drugs or alcohol, an inpatient program is ideally suited to meet your treatment needs.

A residential addiction treatment program will help you in getting sober, however maintaining sobriety will require ongoing effort as the first few months of recovery are usually challenging. After you finish your residential addiction treatment program your priority will be your transition to greater independence as you consider what you want from your future.

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Sober Living Programs

You can build the skills required to stay sober by engaging in a sober living program, which will support you through the early stages of recovery. This can be achieved by:

  1. A house manager who will visit you regularly
  2. Supporting you on the best way to behave in recovery
  3. Encouraging necessary friendships with others in recovery who can relate to your experiences

Detox Only Programs

Most patients need a medical detox to commence drug or alcohol rehabilitation, because it addresses physical dependencies on substances by ridding it from your body.

As your body stabilizes without the substance it was dependent on, symptoms of withdrawal typically begin. Once detox is complete you will press forward in your rehab journey, as you start to address the main causes that lead to your dependency, helping you understand how to avoid it in the future.

It is likely that you will experience some cravings and withdrawal symptoms for some time after your detox phase has completed. Building on vital skills can assist you to limit your chances of relapse as you work on your new life.

Outpatient Programs

The flexibility of outpatient programs means that you do not have to stop going to work or attending family commitments, as you can come to the rehabilitation facility and have weekly treatments in your own time.

Outpatient programs assist you with:

  1. Educational workshops on drug use
  2. Counseling and therapy such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or group sessions – Your personal needs can determine the course of your outpatient program, which could extend from three months to a year.

Paying for Private Treatment

The cost of private treatment may be covered through your healthcare policy or funded with your own money. Many insurance providers will cover at least parts of your rehab treatment, including medical detox, a treatment program, and any medicines you may need. Your provider along with policy terms and conditions will determine the amount of cover you can claim for. Our advice is to determine how much cover you are entitled to prior to registering for a treatment program.

Our Verify Your Insurance page – https://www.unitedrecoveryca.com/verify-your-insurance/ can help you find out how much cover you will get.

If you do not want cover from your insurance provider, you will need to pay the cost of treatment yourself. Many treatment facilities offer payment plans to clients who can then spread the cost over a period of time.

State Funded Programs

State-funded rehabilitation programs were created for people who struggle with alcohol addiction or substance addictions and who may not have the resources to pay for private treatment. These programs utilize government funds from state budgets, Medicaid and federal government to assist recovery and may include:

  1. Medically-assisted drug or alcohol detox
  2. Treatment programs and aftercare support

State-funded treatment programs are designed to help those on tight budgets or those with little to no health insurance. To apply you need:

  1. Medical information regarding your addiction issues
  2. Proof of residence
  3. Proof of what you earn
  4. Evidence that you live legally in the US

Visit https://www.grants.gov/ for further information about the application process. Check out this pdf – https://www.samhsa.gov/sites/default/files/single-state-agencies-directory-08232019.pdf – to find contact details of your state agency.

The following State Funded meetings are available in San Leandro:

Maintaining Addiction Recovery in San Leandro

When you leave and complete your treatment programme, you may need some time to adjust to your new life. At rehab you were in a professionally supported, safe environment. Your coping skills will be put to the test when you leave rehab, as you may experience some challenges that you still need to learn to deal 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. If you don’t have aftercare support or guidance in the initial stages of recovery, relapse can occur.

The following AA/NA meetings are available in San Leandro:

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    AA - 2nd Sat Birthday Speaker Meeting

    Birthday, Open, Speaker and Wheelchair Access:
    1600 Bancroft Avenue, San Leandro, CA 94577
    Saturday: 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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    NA - Kaiser Hospital – San Leandro

    Open Literature Study:
    2500 Merced Street, San Leandro, CA 94577
    Wednesday at 7:00 PM

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    NA - Mulford Gardens Group

    Open, Discussion, Rotating Format, Speaker/Discussion,
    Participation by attendees, Speaker Only, Book Study and Literature Study:
    Mulford Gardens, 13055 Aurora Drive, San Leandro, CA, 94577-3160
    Tuesday: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Aftercare & Alumni Programs

An aftercare program continues to provide recovery support when you return to your home environment. Because relapse rates can be as high as 60%, and because life is difficult at the best of times, relapse prevention & support is an essential service to support your long-term recovery. When you near the finish line of your treatment program, you will be asked about the therapies and services that will facilitate long-term recovery, and we will create aftercare packages to protect you.

After completing your rehab treatment program you will become eligible for joining an alumni community program so you can stay close to staff and ex-clients. You will be able to attend special events, participate in different initiatives, build connections, and receive advice from other ex-clients in recovery. This gives you the right opportunity to reciprocate and offer encouragement to other individuals in recovery.

Support Groups (Fellowship Meetings)

Support groups will always be a great resource because they integrate companionship into addiction recovery. You will receive long-term recovery support if you participate in groups like Narcotics Anonymous or Alcoholics Anonymous by attending their 12-step meetings. When you attend nearby support group sessions you will listen to, and understand, other members’ experiences. By building friendships and committing to the 12-steps, those in recovery will feel empowered to take responsibility for their actions and protect those that love them.

Support for Families & Children Affected by Addiction

Each family member is hurt, to different degrees, by addiction issues. It’s not only the person with the dependency who is affected, the other family members need support too. Family support groups teach you and your loved ones important coping strategies for your own life and allow you to offer more support to the person who has the addiction.

Family members will benefit from participating in support groups such as:

  • Parents of Addicted Loved Ones
  • SMART Recovery Family & Friends
  • NAMI Family Support Groups
  • Al-Anon
  • Families Anonymous
  • Alateen
  • Nar-Anon

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