It can be so difficult when you or a loved one has a problem with drug or alcohol dependence, that you don’t know how to approach it. By using professional addiction treatment services it is possible to treat addiction just like other illnesses and achieve long term abstinence.
Learn more about how holistic addiction treatment can help you or a loved one in starting and maintaining a sober future.
What is Addiction Rehab (Rehabilitation)?
Addiction ‘rehabilitation’ is a holistic treatment plan that utilizes both counseling and medical interventions to treat dependencies on both illegal and legal substance addictions. There is no ‘single right’ approach to treatment because it needs to be tailored to your requirements and may include detoxification, residential and outpatient programs, and long-term relapse prevention programs.
Facts & Statistics about Addiction in Union City
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 Union City?
By integrating treatments, the hidden causes of drug addiction can be addressed and healed. Through learning natural coping mechanisms you can overcome substance abuse while treating the obvious symptoms of addiction.
Private Residential Programs
A residential rehab program requires you to live at the rehab facility and receive all your treatment at the property. Having success to daily support and addiction treatment is one of the biggest benefits.
There is huge value in taking yourself away from the home environment and becoming fully focused in the treatment program, because you are not vulnerable to the triggering environments that may cause you to abuse drugs. By having an environment around you that is supportive, the possibility of relapse is reduced and you are more likely to complete your residential rehab program. Residential treatment programs are useful for individuals with intense drug or alcohol dependencies, co-occurring disorders or dual diagnosis. You can begin the initial steps to a sober life by taking part in an inpatient program, but to overcome the challenges of the first year of addiction recovery, you must work at it constantly. Upon completion of your residential program, you have to consider what you want from your new life, as you focus on becoming more independent.
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Sober Living Programs
Sober living rehab programs are designed to help you to have more stability in your life, through guidance and supportive structures. These programs comprise of:
- Daily guidance from a house manager
- Creating guidelines to manage your behavior in recovery
- Guiding you to build positive relationships with peers who are having similar challenges to you
Detox Only Programs
The need for drug and alcohol detox from your system is the first stage of rehab, because it removes traces of the substance and puts an end to your physical dependence. You usually develop withdrawal symptoms as a natural reaction to the absence of drugs or alcohol in your body. Withdrawal symbolizes the beginning of the process of rehab, and should always be followed up by overcoming the primary reasons for your addiction, to avoid repeating the same pattern of behaviors.
Once alcohol or drugs have been removed from your system you may develop cravings for it, including some withdrawal symptoms for a period afterwards. In rehab therapy you will develop the coping skills for long-term recovery, so that you can limit the possibilities of relapse in the future.
Outpatient treatment programs are flexible because you can continue your work or life obligations, while visiting the rehab facility for treatments.
Outpatient programs help with:
- Education about substance misuse
- Counseling and therapy by means of group support or one-on-one sessions – The required duration of outpatient treatment is three months and it could be extended to longer than a year, this is based on your personal needs.
Paying for Private Treatment
If you decide to pursue private treatment, you can start the process by making a claim via your healthcare provider or pay the costs directly. Typically, insurance providers will cover the costs of rehab, at least partially, including a drug or alcohol detox regime, treatment program, and relapse prevention programs. The amount of cover offered by your policy is set by your provider and the terms of your policy. We recommend that you confirm the amount covered for treatment prior to enrolling for treatment.
To find out what you could qualify for, visit our Verify Your Insurance page here – https://www.unitedrecoveryca.com/verify-your-insurance/. If you don’t get cover from your insurance provider, you will be responsible for paying directly for your treatment. In some cases, it may be possible to opt in to a payment plan if the total cost is a barrier to you receiving treatment.
State Funded Programs
If you have fallen victim to substance use disorder and do not have the resources to pay privately for it, you can apply for a state-funded treatment program. These programs operate via Medicaid and federal/state budgets to facilitate recovery through:
- Safe & confidential medical detox
- Rehab treatment programs which includes aftercare and support
If you would like to participate in a state-funded treatment program you need to provide proof that you reside in a low income household or do not have a private healthcare policy:
- Proof of residence
- Proof of your financial situation
- Your medical history and details around your substance misuse
- Proof that you have the legal right to live in the US
Click https://www.grants.gov/ to find out more about applying. If you need the contact details for your state agency, this pdf provides the needed information – https://www.samhsa.gov/sites/default/files/single-state-agencies-directory-08232019.pdf
The following State Funded meetings are available in Union City:
33440 Alvarado Niles Road, Union City, CA 94587
Kaiser Permanente Addiction Medicine and Recovery Servs
3551 Whipple Road, Building A, Union City, CA 94587
Terra Firma Diversion
30086 Mission Boulevard, Hayward, CA 94544
Maintaining Addiction Recovery in Union City
Remaining active in addiction recovery can feel hard once you leave the rehab center. During your stay, you have been in a controlled and safe environment, supported by professionals. As you adjust to life after rehab it is very likely that you will find yourself in situations that you still need to learn to address. Long term sobriety is more difficult to maintain when you have had a severe dependency and do not have social support when you 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 Union City:
NA - Kaiser Recovery Center – Union City
Open Speaker Discussion/Participation:
3555 Whipple Road, Union City, CA 94587
Wednesday: 7:45 PM
Niles Discovery Church – Fremont
Closed Women Candlelight Speaker Discussion/Participation:
36600 Niles Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94536
Friday at 7:30 PM
NA - Kaiser Permanente Hospital – Hayward
Open Speaker Discussion/Participation:
27303 Sleepy Hollow Avenue South, Hayward, CA 94545
Sunday at 6:00 PM
Aftercare & Alumni Programs
An aftercare program continues to provide recovery support when you return to your home environment. Unfortunately Relapse may happen in up to 60% of cases, and due mostly to the unpredictability of life outside of rehab, having relapse prevention & support is an integral part of your journey in recovery.
Once you are near completion of your rehab program you will need to consider the counseling and therapies that are most useful to long-term sobriety and an aftercare plan will be developed to help you.
Alumni programs are an added bonus to completing rehab and provides you community access to ex-clients and staff members. This useful network allows you access to our special events, including ongoing support and mentorship from other recovering members. You may want to pay the favor forward, by giving your support to other members.
Support Groups (Fellowship Meetings)
Support groups remain an integral component of long-term recovery because social structures motivate sobriety. To maintain addiction recovery, can benefit from long-term recovery support if you take part in groups like Narcotics Anonymous or Alcoholics Anonymous go to weekly 12-step meetings. Attending support group meetings enables you to feel empowered by other individuals and provide insights into your own experiences. Many people in recovery attend nearby meetings to assist them in their recovery journey. Support groups provide them with the necessary tools tools to maintain sobriety, and allow them to be accountable for their actions to themselves and others.
Support for Families & Children Affected by Addiction
Addiction negatively impacts everyone living in the household to various degrees. Help and support is just as crucial for the family members as it is for the individual with the substance use disorder. Family support groups provide you and your loved ones with vital coping lessons for your own life and help you to offer greater support to the person who has the issues with substance dependence.
Families can benefit from participating in support groups such as:
- Parents of Addicted Loved Ones
- SMART Recovery Family & Friends
- NAMI Family Support Groups
- Families Anonymous