If you or someone you love is struggling with drug or alcohol dependence, it may seem like everything seems so hopeless and you’re unsure as to where to begin.
The good news is that addiction is a treatable disease and by using proven and professional rehab interventions, recovery from drug and alcohol addiction can be achieved.
This page will explain integrated approaches to addiction rehabilitation and how you or your loved one can begin and maintain recovery from addiction.
What is Addiction Rehab (Rehabilitation)?
Addiction ‘rehabilitation’ refers to the process of medical treatment and therapy to address your addiction to on drugs like recreational drugs, prescription drugs and alcohol. Treatment that is specific to your individual needs is successful when it includes medically-supervised detox, inpatient programs, outpatient programs and extended support.
Facts & Statistics about Addiction in Chico
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 Chico?
A consolidated treatment approach offers a successful way to tackle the root causes of substance and alcohol dependencies.
It is crucial to treat the symptoms of addiction, but coping strategies need to be implemented, in order for you to deal with the triggers that lead to the drug or alcohol dependency.
Private Residential Programs
If you stay within the facility where you are receiving counseling, you are taking part in a residential program. It is very beneficial to have round-the-clock care and treatment provisions.
Moving out of your home environment and entering a rehab facility can cushion you against triggers that impact your substance abuse. By remaining in a secure and supportive environment, you have a higher chance of finishing your rehab program without relapse and its associated pitfalls. Residential treatment programs are considered most effective when your substance dependency is chronic or intense, or if you experience co-occurring disorders or a dual diagnosis. You can begin the initial steps to recovery by taking part in an inpatient program, however to overcome the challenges of the early stages of addiction recovery, you must work at it constantly. When your inpatient program is finished you will learn how to be independent and your focus will be on your new journey and the things you want to achieve from life.
Do You Need Help?
We work together towards sobriety.
Sober Living Programs
Support and guidance are provided during a sober living program in order to control your future better. Sober living programs typically include:
- A house manager checking in on you regularly
- Establishing guidelines for acceptable behavior in recovery
- Receiving support and companionship from others who will have similar difficulties
Detox Only Programs
A detox program is the first step in drug or alcohol rehab and is done to break your physical dependence on a substance by removing all traces of it from your system. You will experience withdrawal symptoms as a natural response to the absence of substances in your system.
The withdrawal process symbolizes the start of the rehab recovery journey, and needs to be followed up by tackling the root causes of your addictive behavior, to avoid repeating the same damaging pattern of behaviors. You can expect to feel some cravings and withdrawal symptoms for a few weeks after your detox has completed.
Developing important skills can minimize your chances of relapse as you adapt to your new life.
Outpatient rehab programs provide flexibility because you can maintain job or life obligations, while attending the rehab center for treatments.
Outpatient programs offer addiction recovery through:
- Education on abusing substances
- Group therapy and individual therapy as vehicles for long-term recovery – You should be enrolled in an outpatient program for a minimum of three months, and may continue the program for a year if necessary.
Paying for Private Treatment
If you decide to to opt for private rehab, you will need to cover the costs or make a claim through your healthcare policy. A large percentage of health insurance providers offer some cover for rehab, which includes detox, the rehab treatment program, medical supplies and aftercare. The amount of cover you are entitled to claim will depend on your policy and provider.
Before you enroll in a program, you should always check how much cover you can make a claim against. Our Verify Your Insurance page – https://www.unitedrecoveryca.com/verify-your-insurance/ can help you find out how much cover you can claim.
If you choose not to claim against your policy, the cost of your treatment needs to be covered directly. It may be possible to opt into a payment plan if you cannot afford to pay the full amount straight away.
State Funded Programs
If you want to tackle your substance or alcohol addiction but due to limited resources cannot afford private rehab, you should consider a state-funded rehabilitation program. Support can be offered with funds available from Medicaid and state/federal budgets, state-funded programs can subsidize your recovery with:
- Medically-assisted detoxes
- Treatment services and extended support
If you would like to enroll in a state-funded rehabilitation program you need to give proof that you reside in a low income household or do not have a private healthcare policy:
- Medical records regarding your addiction issues
- Evidence of living arrangements
- Proof of income
- Evidence that you live legally in the US
More details about the application process can be found on https://www.grants.gov/. You can also identify direct contact details for your state agency by clicking here: https://www.samhsa.gov/sites/default/files/single-state-agencies-directory-08232019.pdf
The following state-funded addiction rehab programs are available in Chico:
Solutions FPC Inc
645 Normal Avenue, Chico, CA 95928
Butte County Dept of Behavioral Health Adult Treatment Court Chico
560 Cohasset Road,Suite 165 , Chico, CA 95926
Butte County Dept of Behavioral Health BCDBH Chico Youth SAPT
560 Cohasset Road,Suite 165 , Chico, CA 95926
Maintaining Addiction Recovery in Chico
When you leave the rehab center, you may notice some difficulties adjusting to life without substances. You had the benefits of professional support in a controlled environment at the rehab center. When you depart rehab there will be some new challenges that you will have to learn to cope with. 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. Guidance and aftercare support is integral in the early stages of recovery to help prevent relapse.
The following AA/NA meetings are available in Chico:
AA - Sunday Night New Life
Open: Trinity Methodist – 285 E 5th St, Chico, CA 95928
Sunday: 7:00 PM
AA - 11th Step Meditation 5th Street
Step Meeting and Meditation:
285 East 5th Street, Chico, CA 95928
Thursday: 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Unitarian Church – Chico
Open LGBTQ Candlelight Topic Discussion Discussion and Participation: 1289 Filbert Avenue, Chico, CA 95928
Monday: 6:00 PM
Aftercare & Alumni Programs
Aftercare programs provide extended support to you when you leave the rehab center. Because life doesn’t always work out how we want it to, and 60% of clients may relapse on completing rehab, participating in an aftercare program is an important support for staying sober long-term.
When your program is nearing completion, we will discuss the therapies and counseling most useful to your long-term recovery and the appropriate aftercare plan will be designed to assist you. Individuals who finish their drug or alcohol treatment programs can join an alumni community program such as ours, which gives you the chance to engage with staff and peers.
You can participate in special events, join groups and get advice and motivation from other ex-clients who are also in active recovery. Plus, you may want to take the opportunity to be supportive of others if you decide to.
Support Groups (Fellowship Meetings)
Support groups really are vital to maintaining sobriety as they recognize the need for social interactions in addiction recovery. With the support of groups like Narcotics Anonymous or Alcoholics Anonymous, you can continue the 12 steps by attending local meetings for ongoing support. During local meetings, you will share and learn from the experiences of others. Many individuals in recovery attend local meetings to support them in their recovery journey. Support groups provide them with the important tools to stay away from substances, allowing them to be accountable for their own journey in recovery.
Support for Families & Children Affected by Addiction
Addiction causes pain for everyone living in the household to different degrees. Support is just as necessary for all family members as it is for the individual with addiction issues. Support groups for families have two major benefits: you can support yourself and the person in the early stages of recovery.
Get help and support for the Family with the following support groups:
- Parents of Addicted Loved Ones
- SMART Recovery Family & Friends
- NAMI Family Support Groups
- Families Anonymous