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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:
  • Fred Brown Recovery Services Inc
    270 West 14th Street San Pedro California, 90731
  • Asian Americans for Community
    2400 Moorpark Avenue San Jose CA., 95128
  • Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse
    133 East Haley Street Santa Barbara CA., 93102
  • CA Diversion Intervention Foundation
    17631 Chatsworth Street Granada Hills California, 91344
  • Casa de Esperanza Y Suenos
    1750 South Lewis Road Camarillo California, 93012
  • Mary Ann Barr PhD
    591 Redwood Highway Frontage Road Mill Valley CA., 94941
  • Progress House Inc
    2844 Coloma Street Placerville CA., 95667
  • Capalina Comprehensive Trt Center
    1560 Capalina Road San Marcos California, 92069
  • Santa Cruz County Mental Health and
    1430 Freedom Boulevard Watsonville California, 95076
  • New Directions for Women Inc
    2607 Willo Lane Costa Mesa CA., 92627
  • San Jose Conservation Corps and
    1560 Berger Drive San Jose CA., 95112
  • New Directions
    12627 Santa Gertrudes Avenue La Mirada California, 90638
  • Edgewood Ctr for Children and Families
    1801 Vicente Street San Francisco California, 94116
  • Merced County Mental Health Department
    3090 M Street Merced CA., 95340
  • Mono County Alcohol and Drug Program
    452 Old Mammoth Road Mammoth Lakes CA., 93546
  • Common Goals Inc
    256 Buena Vista Street Grass Valley California, 95945
  • Youth Enhancement Services
    3025 Beyer Boulevard San Diego California, 92154
  • Live Again Recovery Homes
    38215 San Francisquito Cyn Road Santa Clarita CA., 91350
  • Bay Area Community Services Inc
    3900 Valley Avenue Pleasanton CA., 94566
  • SRS Recovery Services
    130 East Mill Avenue Porterville California, 93257
  • Bi Bett Corp
    419 Pennsylvania Street Vallejo California, 94590
  • San Diego VAMC
    815 East Pennsylvania Avenue Escondido CA., 92025
  • Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services
    4760 Sepulveda Boulevard Culver City CA., 90230
  • County of Orange Healthcare Agency
    1200 North Main Street Santa Ana California, 92701
  • Rejuvenations Outpatient Facility
    4101 University Avenue San Diego California, 92105
  • Action Family Counseling Inc
    23502 Lyons Avenue Newhall CA., 91321
  • StarVista
    333 Gellert Boulevard Daly City CA., 94015
  • Crossroads Foundation
    3594 4th Avenue San Diego California, 92103
  • Behavioral Health Services Inc
    604 Verde Vista Avenue Pomona California, 91767
  • Madera County Behavioral Hlth Services
    49774 Road 426 Oakhurst CA., 93644
  • Inyo Cnty Health and Human Services
    162 Grove Street Bishop CA., 93514
  • High Desert Child Adolescent and
    16248 Victor Street Victorville California, 92395
  • National Council on Alc and Drug Dep
    2143 Hurley Way Sacramento California, 95825
  • Daniel Bryant Youth and Family Center
    1111 Garden Street Santa Barbara CA., 93101
  • San Diego County MH Services
    1250 Morena Boulevard San Diego CA., 92110
  • Center for Individual and
    5445 Laurel Canyon Boulevard Valley Village California, 91607
  • Action Consultants Therapy
    1670 Santa Ana Avenue Costa Mesa California, 92627
  • Aurora Behavioral Healthcare
    1161 East Covina Boulevard Covina CA., 91724
  • Cache Creek Lodge Inc
    435 Aspen Street Woodland CA., 95695
  • Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles
    8838 West Pico Boulevard Los Angeles California, 90035
  • Ford Street Project
    201 Brush Street Ukiah California, 95482
  • Progress House Inc
    15450 and 15430 County Road 99 Woodland CA., 95695
  • Aegis Treatment Centers LLC
    1235 McHenry Avenue Modesto CA., 95350
  • Enloe Medical Center Cohasset
    560 Cohasset Road Chico California, 95926
  • Foothill Family Service
    1530 West Cameron Avenue West Covina California, 91790
  • St. Marys Medical Center
    2200 Hayes Street San Francisco CA., 94117
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