Alcohol and drug dependencies introduce difficulties when you or a loved one experiences them. Fortunately long term sobriety can be acquired if you utilize proven rehabilitation methods because addiction is a treatable disease.
Learn about how sober living can be achieved if you or someone you love can apply an integrated addiction treatment program.
What is Addiction Rehab (Rehabilitation)?
Addiction ‘rehab’ is the process of medical care and psychotherapeutic interventions to tackle your addiction to on substances such as recreational drugs, prescription medications and alcohol.
Rehab approaches are valuable when they are personalized to your lifestyle needs, and may encompass inpatient programs, outpatient programs, medically-assisted detoxes and relapse prevention programs.
Facts & Statistics about Addiction in Pasadena
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 Pasadena?
By integrating treatment options, addiction specialists can help you to isolate and treat the root causes of your substance addictions. Although treating the symptoms of dependence is vital, you also must learn coping mechanisms to address the issues that lead to your substance dependency.
Private Residential Programs
Living at a addiction center and undergoing all of your treatments there is called being in a residential rehab program. One of the primary benefits is having access to round-the-clock treatment and support. There is enormous value in taking yourself away from the home environment and becoming fully engaged in the addiction treatment program, because you are not sensitive to the stressors and triggers that may have caused you to abuse drugs.
You can complete your addiction treatment program and avoid relapse more easily when you remain in a secure environment which is protective and supportive. If you suffer with co-occurring disorders, dual diagnosis or an intense dependency, an inpatient program is better suited to meet your rehab needs.
Recovery from addiction is attainable if you take part in a residential rehab program, however if you wish to maintain sobriety you will have to face up to the difficulties that come with the early stages of recovery. Upon completion of your inpatient addiction treatment, you have to consider what you’d like from your new life, as you work towards 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 a support structure. These programs include:
- Daily check-ins from a house manager
- Creating guidelines to manage your behavior in recovery
- Helping you to develop life-changing relationships with peers who will share similar challenges to you
Outpatient treatment programs are flexible because you can maintain work or life requirements, while attending the rehab facility for treatments.
Outpatient programs offer recovery services through:
- Education around substance misuse
- Counseling services and therapy by means of group support or one-on-one sessions – The minimum duration of outpatient treatment is three months and continue for longer than a year, this is based on your own requirements.
Detox Only Programs
The early steps of any treatment program is detoxification, which removes all traces of substances from your body and begins healing your physical dependency on it. During detox you will go through withdrawal symptoms as the system begins to function independently of the substance it was physically reliant on.
This marks the beginning of the rehab phase, which continues as you challenge the reasons for your dependency in order to avoid repeating the cycle in the early stages of recovery. Detox can lead to some cravings and withdrawal symptoms for a few weeks after your detox phase has completed. You can limit the risk of relapse by developing coping strategies for long-term recovery success.
Paying for Private Treatment
Private rehab must be to be paid with your own funds or claimed through your insurance policy. Most insurance companies contribute to at least part of the costs associated with rehab, including a medically-supervised detox, rehab therapy and medical supplies, as well as post-treatment support. Your provider’s terms and conditions will provide details on the amount of cover you can claim for.
We suggest finding out how much cover you have before enrolling in a program. To find out what you could qualify for, go to our Verify Your Insurance page here.
If you choose not get cover from your insurance provider, you will be responsible for paying the treatment centre directly. Many rehab centers provide payment plans to clients when costs are unaffordable.
State Funded Programs
State-funded rehab programs are useful for those who struggle with alcoholism or substance addictions and who may not have the resources to afford private treatment.
These programs make use of government funds from state budgets, Medicaid and federal government to assist recovery by offering:
- Services for a safe detox (medically-assisted if required.
- Rehab treatments and extended support services
State-funded rehab programs are vital to individuals who are unable to get private health insurance or who reside in poorer households. When applying you will need to show:
- Proof of low income
- Proof of residence
- Your personal medical details regarding your addiction
- Proof of legal US residence
https://www.grants.gov/ gives all the info you need to apply.
You can also find direct details to contact your state agency by clicking here
The following state-funded addiction rehab programs are available in Pasadena:
A Better Life
221 East Walnut Street,Suite 120 , Pasadena, CA 91101
191 North El Molino Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91101
Casa Treatment Center Residential
160 North El Molino Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91101
Maintaining Addiction Recovery in Pasadena
Leaving a rehab center and returning home can prove difficult for people in the early stages of recovery. 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. If you had a severe dependency or if you leave rehab without the appropriate social support, you will find long term recovery to be more challenging. Without the relevant support and aftercare to guide you in your new life, relapse is a real possibility.
The following AA/NA meetings are available in Pasadena:
AA - A New Way Of Life
Discussion,, Speaker and Open: 225 Grandview Street, Pasadena, CA 91104
Monday: 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm https://alcoholicsanonymous.com/
CA - MONDAY NIGHT SPECIAL
Recovery Center and Participation/Speaker:
225 Grandview St. Pasadena, CA 91104, USA
Monday: 7:00 PM
Principles Before Personalities
Open and Discussion: 520 East Orange Grove Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91104
Saturday: 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Aftercare & Alumni Programs
An aftercare program continues to provide recovery support when you return to your home environment. Relapse can happen in 60% of cases, and due to the natural events of life post-rehab, having extended support is an important part of your recovery journey.
As you approach the completion of your treatment program, you will be asked about the therapies and services that will help support long-term recovery, and we will create an aftercare program to guide you. Alumni programs are an extra benefit to completing treatment and gives you community access to former clients and staff members.
You can attend special events, take part in a number of initiatives, build connections, and receive support from other members in recovery. We encourage you to consider offering guidance to other ex-clients within your network if that feels right.
Support Groups (Fellowship Meetings)
Participating in support groups is useful because companionship will enable long-term addiction recovery. By taking part in support groups like Narcotics Anonymous or Alcoholics Anonymous, you can follow the 12 steps by attending local meetings for recovery support.
You will learn from other people’s experiences and share your own at support group meetings. Through companionship and staying committed to the programme, those in recovery can feel empowered to take responsibility for their actions and protect those that love them.
Support for Families & Children Affected by Addiction
The entire family unit is negatively impacted by a household addiction, and some to a greater extent than others.
Support is critical for all family members, not only the person struggling with the addiction.
Participating in a family support group can help you to cope better, as well as empower you in providing greater support to the individual with the dependency.
Family members can benefit from joining support groups such as:
- Parents of Addicted Loved Ones
- SMART Recovery Family & Friends
- NAMI Family Support Groups
- Families Anonymous