Drug & Alcohol Rehab
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Due to the difficulties that are connected with alcohol and drug disorders, many individuals do not know where to look for treatment. Through proven rehabilitation therapies, substance dependence can be treated for long-term abstinence.

This Guide will explain holistic approaches to addiction rehabilitation and how you or your loved one can begin and maintain addiction recovery.

What is Addiction Rehab (Rehabilitation)?

When we talk about addiction ‘rehab’, we mean the combination of medical and psychotherapeutic treatments used to manage dependencies on illegal substances, prescription medications and alcohol. Rehab treatments are valuable when they are personalized to your lifestyle needs, and may include inpatient programs, outpatient care, medically-supervised detoxes and aftercare support programs.

Facts & Statistics about Addiction in National City

Prevalence of Substance Use Disorder, by Drug Type

    • 2,7578.5%Any Substance
    • 2,0886.4%Alcohol
    • 1,0683.3%Ilicit Drugs
    • 2060.6%Pain Medication

Drug- and Alcohol-Induced Deaths by Age Group, California, 2016

Per 100,000 Population
  • Alcohol-Induced
  • Drug-Induced
    • 18 to 250.5
    • 9.6
    • 26 to 354.3
    • 13.9
    • 36 to 6424.2
    • 22.9
    • 65+23.7
    • 9.4

Drug Use, by Selected Type and Age Group California, 2015 to 2016

  • 12 to 17
  • 18 to 25
  • 26+
    • Marijuana*13.2%
    • 34.0%
    • 13.5%
    • Misuse of Pain Medications3.5%
    • 8.0%
    • 4.3%
    • Cocaine0.8%
    • 7.2%
    • 1.8%
    • Heroin0%
    • 0.4%
    • 0.2%

What are the treatment options available in National City?

By integrating treatments, the root causes of drug dependence can be explored and treated. Through learning natural coping mechanisms you can overcome substance abuse while you treat the main symptoms of dependence.

Private Residential Programs

A residential rehab program requires you to live at the treatment center and receive all necessary treatment at the property. One of the primary benefits is having access to 24/7 treatment and care.

If you leave your home and move into a treatment center, you can free yourself from vulnerabilities to stressors that may have influenced your decision to abuse drugs or alcohol. By remaining in a controlled environment that is designed to be supportive, you have a higher chance of successfully completing your treatment program while avoiding relapse and its potential risks.

Inpatient treatment programs are useful for patients with intense drug and alcohol dependencies, co-occurring illnesses or dual diagnosis. Sobering up is achievable if you enroll in a residential rehab program, however if you want to maintain sober living you are going to need to rise above the challenges that are associated with the first few months of recovery. Finishing your residential rehab program is the beginning of your newfound independence and you will focus on setting goals for your substance-free future.

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Sober Living Programs

Sober living rehab programs enable you to have more control over your life, through guidance and a support structure. These programs comprise of:

  1. A house manager who checks up on you daily
  2. Supporting you on how to behave in recovery
  3. Encouraging necessary relationships with others in recovery who recognize your challenges and your experiences

Detox Only Programs

The need for alcohol or drug detox from your system is the first step towards rehabilitation, as it eliminates the substance and puts an end to your physical dependence. During detox you will experience withdrawal symptoms as the system starts to work without the substance it was physically reliant on.

This marks the beginning of the rehab phase, which will continue as you overcome the causes of your dependency in order to avoid repeating these negative patterns in the early stages of recovery. It is normal to undergo withdrawal and cravings for a short duration after the substance has been eradicated from your system. Relapse is less risky if you are equipped with the vital skills required to navigate your journey in recovery.

Outpatient Programs

Outpatient programs are less intensive to adjust to as you can continue any work and family commitments and still undergo treatments, by coming to the rehab facility in your own time.

Outpatient programs provide you with:

  1. Education on alcohol and drug use
  2. Therapeutic and psychological interventions like group and individual therapy – An outpatient program may last between three months to a year, this depends on your requirements.

Paying for Private Treatment

If you want to to opt for private rehab, you will need to cover the costs or begin a claim through your health insurance provider. Most insurance companies should contribute to some of the costs associated with addiction rehab, such as a medically-managed detox, rehab treatment and medication, as well as aftercare support.

Your provider’s terms and conditions will determine the amount of cover you can claim for. Our advice is to determine how much cover you are entitled to prior to registering for a rehab program.

You can visit our Verify Your Insurance page for more details on the cover that is available to you. If you prefer not to claim against your insurance policy, you will need to pay for your treatment program out of pocket. Many rehab facilities extend payment plans to clients who find the cost to be prohibitive.

State Funded Programs

If you want to address your substance or alcohol dependency but you are unable to pay for private rehab, you should enroll for a state-funded rehabilitation program. Assistance can be provided with funds available from Medicaid and federal/state budgets, state-funded programs can subsidize your recovery including:

  1. Medical detox
  2. Addiction Rehabilitation and relapse prevention services.

If you do not have private health insurance or you live in a low income household, you can consider applying for a state-funded treatment program. You can expect to provide:

  1. Proof of residence
  2. Proof of income
  3. History of your medical records and details regarding your substance misuse
  4. Proof that you have the legal right to live in the US

Visit here for more information about the application process. Click on this document to locate contact details of your state agency.

State-funded options in National City:

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    Volunteers of America Southwest CA Inc Renaissance Treatment Center

    2300 East 7th Street, National City, CA 91950

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    McAlister Institute for Trt and Educ (MITE)/South Bay Womens Recovery Ctr

    2414 Hoover Street, Suite C, National City, CA 91950
    619-336-1226 x1501

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    Tradition One

    4104 Delta Street, San Diego, CA 92113

Maintaining Addiction Recovery in National City

When you leave the rehab center, you may experience some challenges. When you were in rehab the environment was controlled and you had support from professionals. When you leave, you may encounter new challenges or triggers that test your coping skills in ways you may not have anticipated. 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 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 National City:

Aftercare & Alumni Programs

By participating in an aftercare program you get extended rehab support when you go home. Up to 60% of individuals in recovery relapse because of the unpredictable changes they experience, taking part in relapse prevention and after services can improve your chance of long-term recovery success. As you draw closer to the end of your rehab program, we will collaborate with you to establish an aftercare program that includes services most vital to your long-term recovery.

Alumni programs are a useful bonus to completing rehab and allows you community based support with ex-clients and staff members. You will enjoy access to mentorship and guidance from other people in recovery, and also participate other Alumni events. You may feel encouraged to pay the favor forward, by providing your support to other active members in recovery.

Support Groups (Fellowship Meetings)

Taking part in support groups is vital because companionship will encourage long-lasting addiction recovery. To maintain addiction recovery, will receive long-term recovery support if you join groups like Narcotics Anonymous or Alcoholics Anonymous and regularly attend any 12-step meetings. Attending support group meetings provides you with an opportunity to you to learn from other people and inspire others with your own experiences. Through companionship and staying committed to the programme, those in recovery will feel able to take responsibility for their actions and protect those that love them.

Support for Families & Children Affected by Addiction

Addiction damages relationships for everyone in a family unit to differently. All members of a family need support with a household addiction, not only the individual struggling with addiction. Family support groups provide you and your loved ones with important coping strategies for your own life and allow you to offer more support to the loved one who has the addiction. Get help and support for the Family with the below support groups:

  • Parents of Addicted Loved Ones
  • SMART Recovery Family & Friends
  • NAMI Family Support Groups
  • Al-Anon
  • Families Anonymous
  • Alateen
  • Nar-Anon

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