If you or someone you love is struggling with drug addiction or alcohol addiction, it may seem like everything seems so hopeless and finding it difficult to know where to go. Even though addiction is a disease, it can be managed when evidence-based therapies are utilized. Long term recovery is possible.
Learn about how a sober life can be achieved if you or someone you love can apply an holistic addiction treatment approach.
What is Addiction Rehab (Rehabilitation)?
Addiction ‘rehabilitation’ refers to the process of medical treatment and therapy to tackle your dependency on drugs including illegal drugs, prescription drugs and alcohol.
Rehab approaches are more successful when they are personalized to your specific needs, and may include residential programs, outpatient programs, medically-supervised detoxes and aftercare support programs.
Facts & Statistics about Addiction in Plumas
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 Plumas?
By integrating treatment approaches, addiction specialists can help you to identify and treat the primary causes of your substance dependencies. Whilst treating the causes of addiction is vital, you also must learn coping skills to address the issues that lead to your drug or alcohol dependence.
Private Residential Programs
A residential rehab program requires you to live at the treatment facility and receive all rehab treatment within the property. A primary benefit is being able to have integrated support and treatment every day. If you leave your home and move into a treatment facility, you can free yourself from exposure to stressors that would have influenced your decision to abuse drugs or alcohol.
You are far less likely to relapse if you complete your residential treatment program in a secure facility where the environment is supportive.
Inpatient addiction treatment programs are recommended for clients with intense drug and alcohol dependencies, co-occurring illnesses or dual diagnosis. Recovery from addiction is possible if you enroll in a residential rehab program, but if you expect to maintain sober living you will have to rise above the challenges that are associated with the early stages of recovery. Once you have completed your residential program you will want to be more autonomous and set new goals and challenges.
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Sober Living Programs
A sober living program will help you with vital skills you need, using guidance and support. You can expect:
- Daily support from the house manager
- Developing guidelines to manage your behavior in recovery
- Guiding you to build important relationships with peers who are having similar experiences to you
By engaging in an outpatient program you have more flexibility, by visiting the rehabilitation facility for treatment weekly and maintain family or work commitments.
Outpatient programs are known for:
- Education around substance abuse
- Counseling and therapy by means of group settings or individual sessions – The minimum duration of outpatient treatment is three months and it could be extended to longer than a year, this is depending on your individual requirements.
Detox Only Programs
The initial steps of any rehab program is detoxification, which removes any traces of substances from your body and deals with your physical dependency on it. Withdrawing from drugs or alcohol is the body’s main response to detox, as it starts getting used to functioning without substances.
Once detox is complete you will move forward in your rehab journey, as you learn and address the main causes for your dependency, to help you cope and avoid it in the future. Given that most substances result in withdrawal, you may develop withdrawal symptoms and cravings for some time after your detox is complete. You can lessen the risk of relapse by learning coping skills for long-term recovery success.
Paying for Private Treatment
Private treatment will have to be self-funded or claimed in accordance with your healthcare policy. A good selection of health insurance providers offer cover for some rehab, which includes detox, the rehab treatment program, medicines you may need and aftercare and support. The amount of cover you are entitled to claim will be unique based on your provider and policy.
Our advice is to determine how much cover you can access before signing up for a treatment program. Click on our Verify Your Insurance page to learn more about the cover you qualify for.
Clients will have to pay for the cost of treatment if they do not claim from their insurance provider. Many rehab centers provide payment plans to clients who cannot afford the cost upfront.
State Funded Programs
State-funded rehab programs are designed for individuals who are motivated to overcome a substance or alcohol use disorder but have limited funds to enroll in a treatment program.
Through state funding and Medicaid, these programs can support your recovery with:
- Programs for a safe detox (medically-managed if required.
- Rehab treatments and extended support services
State-funded rehab programs offer support to people who reside in low income households or private healthcare insurance. So that you can quality, you will need to provide details about:
- Evidence that you are a resident of the US
- Proof of income
- Proof of address
- Medical details about your drug or alcohol addiction issues
You can learn more about applying by visiting https://www.grants.gov/
You can also download this file to contact your state agency.
The following state-funded addiction rehab programs are available in Plumas:
County of Sierra Sierra County Drug and Alcohol
22 Maiden Lane, Downieville, CA 95936
Lassen Indian Health Center Behavioral Health Department
795 Joaquin Street, Susanville, CA 96130
Sierra County Health and Human Service Alcohol and Drug
704 Mill Street, Loyalton, CA 96118
Maintaining Addiction Recovery in Plumas
You may find some initial challenges once you leave rehab. During your stay, you have been in a controlled and safe environment, supported by professionals. Your coping skills will be put to the test when you leave rehab, as you may experience some challenges that you still need to learn to deal with. 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 can occur when you don’t have aftercare to support you in your new-found sobriety.
The following AA/NA meetings are available in Plumas:
HOPE IN RECOVERY GROUP AA MEETING
Unspecified AA Meeting – Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting:
5286 Feather River Blvd., Olivehurst, CA 95961
Friday: 7:00 PM
PLUMAS COUNTY ALCOHOL & DRUG DEPARTMENT
Eastern Plumas County Group Step Open:
217 Commercial Street, Portola, CA 96122
Sunday: 5:30 pm
PLUMAS COUNTY ALCOHOL & DRUG DEPARTMENT
Eastern Plumas County Group Topic Open:
217 Commercial Street, Portola, CA 96122
Saturday: 7:00 pm
Aftercare & Alumni Programs
Aftercare programs provide extended support to you when you leave the rehab center. Because no one can predict what’s going to happen in day-to-day life, as many as 60% of clients in recovery may relapse, making extended aftercare an invaluable component of recovery.
When you get closer to the end pf your treatment program, you must be thinking about which services will support you in your long term recovery. We will establish an aftercare package that supports you. After completing your rehab treatment program you will be eligible to join an alumni community program so you can stay in contact with staff and others in recovery.
This useful network gives you access to our social events, which includes ongoing support and encouragement from other former clients also in recovery. You might also decide to return the favor by showing support towards other members.
Support Groups (Fellowship Meetings)
Support groups remain paramount to maintaining sobriety as they focus on the importance of social structures in recovery. The 12-step model is continued by support groups like Narcotics Anonymous and Alcoholics Anonymous which have proven to be successful in helping people in recovery by holding regular meetings.
Attending support group meetings enables you to connect with other individuals and inspire others with your own experiences. Many individuals in recovery attend local meetings to assist 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 be accountable for their own journey in recovery.
Support for Families & Children Affected by Addiction
Addiction causes pain for everyone living in the family unit to some extent. Although the individual battling with dependence certainly needs help and support, other members of the household also need assistance.
Taking part in family support groups can help you to manage the situation better, as well as empower you in providing greater support to the person with the dependency. Your family members may benefit from support groups including:
- Parents of Addicted Loved Ones
- SMART Recovery Family & Friends
- NAMI Family Support Groups
- Families Anonymous