Whenever you or a loved one has an alcohol or drug use disorder you may feel hopeless and struggle to know how to address it. You can treat dependence even though it is a disease, and long term recovery is attainable through professional addiction treatment intervention strategies.
Learn about how addiction recovery can be maintained if you or someone you love can apply an integrated addiction treatment program.
What is Addiction Rehab (Rehabilitation)?
Addiction ‘rehab’ is a holistic treatment plan that encompasses both the therapeutic and medical interventions to treat both legal and illegal substance dependencies.
There is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to addiction rehab because it needs to be tailored to your lifestyle and may incorporate detox, residential and outpatient support, and extended aftercare programs.
Facts & Statistics about Addiction in Fullerton
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 Fullerton?
Identifying and healing the root causes behind your substance or alcohol addiction can be achieved through the use of an holistic treatment model. It is important to treat the symptoms of addiction, but coping strategies need to be implemented, in order for you to cope with the triggers that lead to the substance dependency.
Private Residential Programs
Staying at a addiction rehab center and having all of your treatments there is what’s known as a residential rehab program. Its main benefit is that you will continuously receive holistic treatment and support day by day. By being away from your home environment and living at the rehab facility you can protect yourself from the triggers that contributed to your substance dependence.
Completing your residential rehab program and avoiding relapse is far easier when you stay in a secure and supportive environment. If you have a severe substance dependency, or suffer from a dual diagnosis or co-occurring disorder, a residential treatment program is strongly recommended. You can take the initial steps to recovery by enrolling in an inpatient program, but to get through the challenges of the early stages of addiction recovery, you must remain committed to the program. When you have finished your residential addiction treatment program you must become more autonomous and set goals for your new life.
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Sober Living Programs
Sober living rehab programs help you to have more stability in your life, through guidance and a support structure. Sober living programs feature:
- Support daily from a house manager
- Building parameters for positive recovery behavior
- Fostering supportive friendships with other people who may be going through similar types of challenges
Detox Only Programs
With the help of a medically-assisted detox you can eliminate alcohol or drugs from your body safely and put an end to to physical dependence. Withdrawal symptoms will start during the detox phase and your body will need to adapt without substances it was dependent on.
This detox phase marks the start of your rehab process, the next stage is to tackle and manage the underlining reasons for your addiction, so that those same patterns do not happen again. Many drugs result in temporary cravings and withdrawal symptoms after you have been through detox.
In rehabilitative therapy you will work on the coping skills for long-term abstinence, so that you can limit the possibilities of relapse in the future.
By engaging in an outpatient program you have greater flexibility, by visiting the rehabilitation facility for treatment weekly and maintain important work or other commitments.
Outpatient programs support you with:
- Education about substance use disorders
- Therapy and counseling in the form of group therapy or one-on-one interventions – The length of any outpatient program is unique to your situation and lasts between three months to over a year.
Paying for Private Treatment
Private treatment can be paid yourself or claimed through your healthcare policy.
Many insurance providers will allow you to claim at least some of the costs of rehab, including medical detox, a treatment program, and any aftercare provisions you may need. The amount covered for your treatment will be unique based on your policy and provider.
We advise that you determine the amount you can claim on your policy before you enroll in a treatment plan. To find out what you could be entitled to, visit our Verify Your Insurance ssmhpage.
If you do not claim against your health insurance you must pay the center directly for your rehab treatment. Many rehab facilities include payment plans to clients so that cost is not a barrier to treatment.
State Funded Programs
State-funded rehab programs are aimed at people who need to address a drug or alcohol use disorder but have limited funds to enroll in a program.
Using funds from state, federal and Medicaid budgets, these types of treatment programs help to remove financial barriers to rehab by providing:
- Medically-supervised drug/alcohol detox
- Rehab treatment and relapse prevention services.
If you would like to participate in a state-funded rehab program you will need to provide proof that you reside in a low income household or do not have a private healthcare policy:
- Proof of low income
- Proof of residence
- Your personal medical records regarding your substance misuse
- Proof you can live in the US legally
You can learn more about applying by visiting https://www.grants.gov/
This pdf document contains contact details for your state agency.
The following state-funded addiction rehab programs are available in Fullerton:
Western Pacific Re Hab Western Pacific Fullerton RH
218 East Commonwealth Avenue, Fullerton, CA 92832
Wel Mor Psychology Group Inc
1370 North Brea Boulevard, Suite 224 , Fullerton, CA 92835
Woodglen Recovery Junction Inc Daylight Again
329 East Commonwealth Avenue, Fullerton, CA 92832
Maintaining Addiction Recovery in Fullerton
Leaving a rehab center and returning home can present challenges for people starting out in recovery. When you were in rehab the environment was controlled and you had support from 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 recovery is more challenging if you have a severe dependency or if you return to your new life without social support structures in place. Relapse can happen if you don’t have the appropriate aftercare or support to guide you into your new future.
The following AA/NA meetings are available in Fullerton:
NA Meetings – Community Center – North Highlands
Open and Young People: 6010 34th St., North Highlands, CA 95660
Saturday at 7:00 PM
AA - Attitude Modification Fullerton
Wheelchair Access and Open:
530 West Commonwealth Avenue, Fullerton, CA, 92831
Sunday: 6:00 am – 7:00 am
AA - One Hour Discussion East Wilshire Avenue
Open: 115 East Wilshire Avenue, Fullerton, CA, 92831
Thursday: 8:00 pm – 9:00 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 upon completing treatment, participating in an aftercare program is vital support for you when times feel difficult. When your treatment is nearing completion, we will help identify the therapies and counseling that is useful to your long-term recovery and the appropriate aftercare provisions will be created to assist you.
After completing your addiction treatment program you will become eligible to join an alumni community program so you can stay in contact with staff and peers. You can participate in special events, join meetings and get advice and motivation from other ex-clients who are also in active recovery. In addition, you may want to take the opportunity to support others if you decide to.
Support Groups (Fellowship Meetings)
Support groups enable active recovery because they understand the important role that social structures play in driving addiction recovery. To maintain addiction recovery, can benefit from long-term recovery support if you take part in groups like Narcotics Anonymous or Alcoholics Anonymous by attending their 12-step meetings. You will benefit from other people’s experiences and share your own at support group meetings. Friendship, empowerment and taking responsibility for our actions are key to long-term recovery, and support groups provide many with the necessary tools to stay sober.
Support for Families & Children Affected by Addiction
Addiction damages relationships for everyone in a household to differently. It isn’t just the person with the dependency who is affected, other people in the family need support as well. Participating in family support groups can help you to manage the situation better, and also empower you to provide greater support to the person with the dependency.
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