Because of the difficulties that are connected with alcohol and drug disorders, many individuals do not know where to look for help. Fortunately long term abstinence can be acquired if you make use of proven rehabilitation methods because addiction is treatable.
Find out how holistic rehabilitation services can assist yourself or someone you love in beginning and maintaining recovery from substance dependence.
What is Addiction Rehab (Rehabilitation)?
Addiction ‘rehab’ refers to the process of medical care and counseling to address your addiction to on substances like illegal drugs, prescription medications and alcohol. Addiction Rehab is most effective when it is tailored to your individual needs involving a medically-supervised detox, residential and outpatient services, as well as relapse prevention techniques.
Facts & Statistics about Addiction in La Mesa
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 La Mesa?
Through integrating treatments, the primary causes of substance use disorders can be explored and overcome. Although addiction symptoms need to be addressed, life skills should also be taught in order to focus on the causes of your dependency.
Private Residential Programs
By staying on the same property that you are obtaining your rehab treatments in, you are taking part in a residential addiction treatment program. It is obviously beneficial to have round-the-clock support and treatment provisions.
By being away from your home and residing at the rehab facility you can safeguard yourself against the stressors that keep you trapped in the cycle of substance abuse. You can complete your rehab program and avoid relapse more easily if you remain in a secure facility which is protective and supportive. Residential addiction treatment programs are recommended for individuals with strong drug and alcohol dependencies, co-occurring illnesses or dual diagnosis. Taking part in a residential treatment program is an effective way to a sober life, and maintaining it demands continued focus because maintaining recovery is a challenge during the first year. Once the inpatient program is complete you will want 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 programs are structured with the needed support to help those recovering from addiction get what they want from their new life without substance dependence. They assist you through:
- Regular support from the house manager
- Developing guidelines to help your behavior in recovery
- Guiding you to build strong relationships with peers who are having similar experiences to you
Outpatient programs usually provide you with:
- Education on substance use
- Therapy and psychological interventions including group and individual therapy – Outpatient treatment programs should last anywhere from three months to a year, this depends on your needs.
Detox Only Programs
The need for detoxing a substance from your system is the first stage towards rehabilitation, because it eliminates traces of the substance, putting an end to your physical dependence. During detox you will go through withdrawal symptoms as the system begins to function without the substance it was dependent on.
This initiates the recovery journey, which is ongoing as you challenge the root causes of your addiction in order to avoid repeating these damaging cycles in the early stages of recovery. Once the substance has been eliminated from your system you may notice some cravings for it, including symptoms of withdrawal for for a few weeks. Rehab will help you learn important skills that are designed so that you limit the risk of relapse.
Paying for Private Treatment
If you decide on private rehab, you can self-fund or request a claim through your healthcare insurance Fortunately, most health insurance providers usually cover at least parts of your rehab program, such as detox, rehab therapy, medication and aftercare support. The amount you can claim is set by your provider and the terms and conditions of your policy.
Before you take part in a treatment program, you should always check how much cover you claim for. Our Verify Your Insurance page will help you to determine the amount of cover you are eligible for. Clients are liable for the cost of treatment if they do not claim via their insurance provider. Many rehab centers offer payment plans to clients who find the cost to be prohibitive.
State Funded Programs
State-funded rehabilitation programs are useful for individuals who need to overcome a drug or alcohol dependency but have limited resources to pay privately for a program. With the support provided with funds from federal and state sources as well as Medicaid, these programs may facilitate treatments such as:
- A medical detox for those with severe dependencies
- Addiction counseling and ongoing care
These types of programs are there to support people in low income households or those with no health insurance. In order to apply you need:
- Proof that you are a US resident
- Proof of your income
- Proof of living arrangements
- Medical details about your drug or alcohol addiction issues
The following state-funded addiction rehab programs are available in La Mesa:
Parent Care Family Recovery Center
4990 Williams Avenue, La Mesa, CA 91942
Bridges of San Diego
5480 Baltimore Drive, Suite 211, La Mesa, CA 91942
Alvarado Parkway Institute BHS
7050 Parkway Drive, La Mesa, CA 91942
Maintaining Addiction Recovery in La Mesa
When you leave the rehab center, you may experience some challenges. At rehab you were in a professionally supported, safe environment. 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. If you don’t have aftercare support or guidance in the initial stages of recovery, relapse can occur.
The following AA/NA meetings are available in La Mesa:
ALVARADO PARKWAY INSTITUTE
Sunday Night Clean Team Group Topic, Literature Study and Open:
7050 Parkway Drive, La Mesa, CA 91942
Sunday: 7:00 PM
Real Recovery Group, Discussion/Participation and Open:
5555 Grossmont Center Drive, LA Mesa, CA 91941
Saturday: 8:00 PM
Better Late Than Never
Open, Topic and Wheelchair:
8360 Lemon Ave., La Mesa, CA, 91941
Sunday: 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Aftercare & Alumni Programs
Aftercare programs are an extension of rehab once you leave the rehab center. Relapse rates can peak as high as 60%, and because life has its own challenges, relapse prevention & support is an invaluable lifeline to support your recovery long-term. As you approach the finish line of your treatment program, you will be asked about the therapies and services that will facilitate long-term recovery, and we will create an aftercare program to support you.
Alumni programs are an added benefit to completing treatment and provides you community based support with ex-clients and staff members. You will enjoy access to mentorship and guidance from other ex-clients in recovery, as well as participate other Alumni events. This gives you an opportunity to reciprocate and offer encouragement to other members.
Support Groups (Fellowship Meetings)
Support groups continue to be an integral part of long-term recovery because social responsibilities encourage long-lasting sobriety. By joining a group like Narcotics Anonymous or Alcoholics Anonymous, you can continue the 12 steps by attending regular meetings for ongoing support. When you attend local support group meetings you will hear, and learn from, the recovery stories of other members. 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
Some individuals in an addicted household are impacted more than others. Help and support is just as vital for the family members as it is for the person with the addiction. Taking part in a family support group can help you to manage the situation better, and also help you to provide greater support to the individual with the dependency.
Your family members will benefit from support groups including:
- Parents of Addicted Loved Ones
- SMART Recovery Family & Friends
- NAMI Family Support Groups
- Families Anonymous