It can feel so difficult when you or someone you love has difficulties with alcohol or drug use, that you don’t know how to help. Even though addiction is a disease, it can be effectively treated when evidence-based rehabilitation methods are utilized. Long term addiction recovery is possible.
On this page, will address how integrating different rehabilitation methods can assist with a sober future for yourself or a loved one.
What is Addiction Rehab (Rehabilitation)?
The term substance ‘rehabilitation’ is applicable to all of the medical and psychological treatments used to help people who have dependencies on recreational, illegal and prescription substances.
Addiction rehab provides higher chances of long term recovery success when it is customized to the individual needs of the client and includes medically-assisted detoxification, residential or outpatient programs, and relapse management techniques also known as aftercare.
Facts & Statistics about Addiction in South Whittier
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 South Whittier?
By integrating treatment models, treatment experts can help you to identify and treat the root causes of your substance dependencies. Through learning natural coping mechanisms you can overcome substance abuse while treating the main symptoms of the disorder.
Private Residential Programs in South Whittier, CA
Residential addiction rehab programs require you to stay at the rehab facility and undergo your treatments on-site. One of the primary benefits is access to 24-hour treatment and support. Leaving your home environment and entering a treatment center can cushion you against triggers that negatively encourage your substance abuse.
You can complete your rehab program and avoid relapse more easily if you stay in a controlled facility that is safe and supportive. A residential addiction treatment program provides the best outcome when you have a dual diagnosis, a chronic substance dependency or co-occurring illnesses.
You can begin the first steps to a sober life by taking part in a residential program, but to overcome the challenges of the early stages of addiction recovery, you have to commit to a new life of sobriety. When the inpatient program is complete you will learn how to be more independent and your focus will be on what you would like from your new life.
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Sober Living Programs
Sober living treatment programs are designed to help you to have more control over your life, with guidance and supportive structures. The programs incorporate:
- Regular check-ins from the house manager
- Developing guidelines to manage your behavior in recovery
- Helping you to develop important relationships with peers who will share similar experiences to you
Outpatient addiction treatment programs are typically more flexible because they allow you to have treatment at the treatment center while you continue any job or life commitments.
Outpatient programs offer:
- Education on substance use
- Therapy and psychological interventions such as group and individualized therapy – An outpatient program should last between 3-4 months to over a year, this will depend on your requirements.
Detox Only Programs
The benefits of a medically-assisted detox are many, because you can remove substances from your body safely and put an end to to physical dependence. You typically develop withdrawal symptoms as a normal response to the absence of substances in your body.
Upon completion of the detox phase, you will continue forward in your recovery journey, as you begin addressing the primary causes that lead to your dependency, to help you recognise the patterns and avoid it in the future. You can expect to feel some cravings and withdrawal symptoms for an extended period after your drug or alcohol detox program has concluded. Rehab therapy will help you master life-changing skills that are designed so that you protect yourself from relapse.
Paying for Private Treatment
Private rehab will have to be paid out of pocket or claimed in accordance with your healthcare policy. Typically, insurance providers will cover the costs of treatment, or at least some of the costs, including a medical detox program, rehab therapy, and aftercare programs.
The amount covered is down to your provider and the policy agreement. We suggest that you determine how much cover you can access prior to registering for a treatment program. To find out what you could be entitled to, please click on our Verify Your Insurance page here.
If you choose not to claim against your policy, you will need to fund your treatment. Some treatment centres allow you to negotiate a payment plan if the total cost is too much upfront.
State Funded Programs
If you want to trackle your substance or alcohol dependency but have limited resources to afford private rehab, you should consider a state-funded rehabilitation program.
Using funds from a combination of state, federal and Medicaid budgets, these types of rehab programs will remove financial hurdles to treatment by offering:
- A medical detox for those with severe dependencies
- Rehab treatment and ongoing care
So that you can participate in a state-funded rehab program you will need to submit proof that you reside in a low income household or do not have a private healthcare policy:
- Proof of living arrangements
- Proof of earnings
- History of your medical records and details about your addiction
- Proof that you can legally live in the US
You can find out more about the application process here: https://www.grants.gov/
If you need the contact details for your state agency, this pdf provides the needed details
The following state-funded addiction rehab programs are available in South Whittier:
Safety Consultant Services Inc
13501 East Whittier Boulevard, Whittier, CA 90605
LA Centers for Alcohol and Drug Abuse (LACADA)/Allen House
10425 South Painter Avenue, Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
LA Centers for Alcohol and Drug Abuse (LACADA)/Alices House
14100 Glengyle Street, Whittier, CA 90604
Maintaining Addiction Recovery in South Whittier
When you leave and complete your treatment programme, you may notice some difficulties adjusting to life without substances. At the rehab center the environment was safe and you had professional support. 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. 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 South Whittier:
AA Meeting: Good Orderly Direction Group – Yuba City
Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous:
1321 Peach Tree LnYuba City, CA 95991
Monday: 6:30 PM
AA Meeting: Grupo Queres Es Poder – Novato
Spanish Speaking AA Meeting and AA Meeting With Wheelchair Access:
2 Commercial Blvd #1, Novato, CA 94949
Monday: 7:30 PM
AA Meeting: Grupo Serenidad – San Bruno
Spanish Speaking AA Meeting:
555 San Bruno Ave W., San Bruno, CA 94066
Tuesday: 2:00 PM
Aftercare & Alumni Programs
Aftercare programs are an extension of rehab once you leave the rehab center. By taking part in extended support, you can reduce the risk of relapse which hurts as many as 60% of individuals who have recently finished treatment. It is an essential service provided by most treatment centres.
As you draw closer to the end of your treatment program, we will collaborate with you to design an aftercare package that includes services that are helpful to your recovery. Alumni programs are a useful bonus to completing treatment and allows you community based support with peers and staff.
You will be provided with access to mentorship and support from other members in recovery, and attend other Alumni events. You may decide to pay the favor forward, by providing your support to other individuals in recovery.
Support Groups (Fellowship Meetings)
Support groups remain vital to long-term sobriety as they focus on the need for social connections in recovery. To maintain addiction recovery, will receive long-term recovery support if you take part in groups like Narcotics Anonymous or Alcoholics Anonymous go to any 12-step meetings.
At support group meetings, you will share and learn from other people’s journeys in recovery. Many individuals in recovery attend local meetings to support them in the early and later stages of addiction recovery. Support groups provide them with the necessary tools tools to stay sober, allowing them to take responsibility for their recovery.
Support for Families & Children Affected by Addiction
The entire family is hurt negatively by addiction in the home, some more than others. The person with the dependency needs support, but other family members need support and guidance too.
Family support groups provide two key benefits: you can support yourself and the person with the addiction. Your family can benefit from support groups including:
- Parents of Addicted Loved Ones
- SMART Recovery Family & Friends
- NAMI Family Support Groups
- Families Anonymous