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California Drug Rehab

California is plagued with a wide array of addictions, from alcohol to illicit street drugs and even prescription drugs. Rates of alcohol use among California residents is particularly high when compared to the U.S. average; with many residents suffering the consequences including significantly higher than average alcohol related deaths and hospitalizations as well as alcohol-related motor vehicle crashes in the state. Instances of fatal drug poisonings have also seen an increase in California, which has been linked to increasing rates of abuse of prescription drugs, prescription opioids in particular. Along with alcohol and prescription drugs California is a drug trafficking highway, and residents in the state who want any other type of illicit street drug will have no trouble getting them. With so many residents, and any substance of abuse so readily at hand, it is no wonder why so many Californians may find themselves in need of treatment at an effective drug rehab in the state.

When someone is addicted to any substance, it can be difficult to determine when the line has been crossed from social consumption to a full blown addiction. Partially because individuals who are addicted to substances such as alcohol and drugs don't want to face the reality that they have become dependent and addicted to them. It is much easier to remain in denial and maintain one's lifestyle at all costs, despite the detriment to one's life and others. Even good natured and caring friends and family can become a part of this sordid world, and may enable the user's habit by providing a means for them to continue their habit. This is an all too common occurrence and loved ones of the addict can themselves become addicted by trying to "help"', when there is absolutely zero possibility of this help being effective or therapeutic in any way.

The only true way to help someone who is addicted to drugs or alcohol is to find professional treatment at an effective drug rehab in California. Don't fall prey to lies and promises of sobriety, because these are all empty promises and tall tales. Even with the best of intentions, most addicted individuals will never be able to quit on their own for any extended period of time. Yes, some may try and abstain from their drug of choice and maybe even fully detox from them successfully. At some point most will relapse however, because fully and successfully treating addiction and becoming rehabilitated involves a multi-faceted approach which addresses not just the physical signs of addiction, but emotional and psychological ties that individuals have to drugs and alcohol.

Drug rehab in California begins with a safe and thorough detox, to ensure all of the physical challenges are overcome safely and comfortably as possible. This includes ensuring that the individual is under constant supervision and medical professionals are close at hand for any complications which may arise during the detox process. Alcohol and certain prescription drugs for example should never be quit cold turkey, because of life threatening withdrawal symptoms which may result. Intervention is sometimes necessary in these cases, a primary reason individuals should always detox in a professional treatment setting. Detox can be completed in a few days or a week in some cases, and then the individual can actually begin drug rehab which will address the real reasons they became addicted to drugs or alcohol in the first place.

Treatment professionals at drug rehab programs in California know that permanently abstaining from drugs takes a lot more than just detoxing from them. After detox is complete, actual rehabilitation can begin. To do this, the individual in drug rehab must be committed as they possibly can to the process. This means that the drug rehab program they ultimately take part in should be one which provides a therapeutic environment without distraction, and one in which they will be allowed to recover from addiction at a rate which accommodates their treatment needs. Not every client is the same, and drug rehab should never be attempted with a cookie cutter approach. Some individuals may take a few months to resolve all addiction issues, while others can take as long as a year. Inpatient and residential drug rehab programs in California which allow the individual to recover at their own pace and constantly tailor and augment treatment based on individual needs are going to be the best treatment options available in the state.

Most drug rehab programs have a very structured treatment environment where the client can expect to take part in daily activities and therapies which will ultimately help them go back out into the real world and make a fresh start. Education and group and individual therapy to address why they may have turned to drugs and alcohol in the first place are almost always part of an effective treatment curriculum while in drug rehab. Some drug rehab programs even incorporate nutrition and exercise, and even meditation and other holistic approaches to help an individual overcome addiction issues and have better piece of mind while in treatment. Individuals can choose from a wide variety of treatment approaches and choose one which best suits their needs and is an environment which they are comfortable with.

If someone will not go to drug rehab, an intervention from family members, friends, and even co-workers can sometimes be the only thing which may convince them to go. If this is the case, work with professional treatment counselors at a drug rehab in California to illicit the help of a professional interventionist who can help organize and convene the intervention. An intervention will help get the addict to see how drugs have destroyed not only their life but important relationships, all of which can be salvaged if they go to treatment.

If you or someone you know of is considering drug rehab in California, take the first step and speak with a professional treatment counselor who can help answer any questions and get you or a loved one started in treatment today.

Treatment Listings in California:
  • Summit BHC Sacramento LLC
    2221 Fair Oaks Boulevard Sacramento CA., 95825
  • Berkeley City Mental Health
    2640 Martin Luther King Jr Way Berkeley CA., 94704
  • Pacific Clinics
    790 East Bonita Avenue Pomona CA., 91767
  • American Health Services LLC
    2720 East Palmdale Boulevard Palmdale CA., 93550
  • Santa Clara Cnty Dept of Alc Drug Serv
    976 Lenzen Avenue San Jose CA., 95126
  • Shingle Springs Tribal Health Program
    5168 Honpie Road Placerville CA., 95667
  • Asian Americans for Community
    2400 Moorpark Avenue San Jose CA., 95128
  • Ettie Lee Youth and Family Services
    160 East Holt Avenue Pomona CA., 91767
  • Sea Change Santa Monica
    1831 Wilshire Boulevard Santa Monica CA., 90403
  • Family Resource Center
    13001 Ramona Boulevard Baldwin Park CA., 91706
  • Adolescent Counseling Services
    643 Bair Island Road Redwood City CA., 94063
  • Lasting Recovery Outpatient
    6046 Cornerstone Court West San Diego CA., 92121
  • Childrens Bureau
    14600 Ramona Boulevard Baldwin Park CA., 91706
  • Telecare Heritage Psychiatric
    2633 East 27th Street Oakland CA., 94601
  • LaVista Alcohol Drug Recovery Center
    2220 Girard Street San Jacinto CA., 92583
  • Stanford Healthcare ValleyCare
    1111 East Stanley Boulevard Livermore CA., 94550
  • Sober Roads Inc
    584 West Main Street El Centro CA., 92243
  • VCC The Gary Center
    1525 East 17th Street Santa Ana CA., 92705
  • MedMark Treatment Centers
    795 Fletcher Lane Hayward CA., 94544
  • Good Shepherd Gracenter
    1310 Bacon Street San Francisco CA., 94134
  • El Centro de Amistad Inc
    7038 Owensmouth Avenue Canoga Park CA., 91303
  • Behavioral Health Services
    2145 5th Avenue Oroville CA., 95965
  • Vista Del Mar Outpatient Center
    3200 Motor Avenue Los Angeles CA., 90034
  • New Leaf Counseling Services
    1254 High Street Auburn CA., 95603
  • LA County Department of Public Health
    30500 Arrastre Canyon Road Acton CA., 93510
  • Choices in Recovery
    619 Civic Center Drive Vista CA., 92083
  • Gateways Homeless Services
    340 North Madison Avenue Los Angeles CA., 90004
  • Medi Cure Health Services Inc
    3756 Santa Rosalia Drive Los Angeles CA., 90008
  • Cooper Fellowship Inc
    409 North Cooper Street Santa Ana CA., 92703
  • Santa Barbara Rescue Mission
    535 East Yanonali Street Santa Barbara CA., 93103
  • High Road Program
    3579 Arlington Avenue Riverside CA., 92506
  • Addiction Research and Treatment Inc
    3707 Sunset Lane Antioch CA., 94509
  • Western Clinical Health Servs (WCHS)
    1021 West La Cadena Drive Riverside CA., 92501
  • Community Hospital of the Monterey
    23625 Holman Highway Monterey CA., 93940
  • Mental Health Systems Inc
    474 West Vermont Avenue Escondido CA., 92025
  • Nova Vitae Treatment Center
    5985 Topanga Canyon Boulevard Woodland Hills CA., 91367
  • Western Youth Services
    1666 North Main Street Santa Ana CA., 92701
  • VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare Sys
    351 East Temple Street Los Angeles CA., 90012
  • HealthRight 360
    145 West 22nd Street Los Angeles CA., 90007
  • Practical Recovery
    5497 Bloch Street San Diego CA., 92122
  • Kaiser Permanente
    800 Sereno Drive Vallejo CA., 94589
  • Care Hope Awareness
    2701 Cottage Way Sacramento CA., 95825
  • Asian American Drug Abuse Program Inc
    13931 Van Ness Avenue Gardena CA., 90249
  • Riverside County Substance Use Program
    1370 South State Street San Jacinto CA., 92583
  • Merced County Mental Health Department
    40 G Street Los Banos CA., 93635
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