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Drug Detox , Drug Rehab Alexa Iocco | February 24, 2022

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Signs Someone is Battling Drug Addiction

Drug addiction, or substance use disorder, is a complex issue that affects people on many levels. It is not just a matter of choosing to pick up the needle or snort the powder, there are a lot of underlying factors for which substance abuse is just the symptom. Addiction is the result of substance abuse, as the brain’s reward system begins to intensely crave a substance until obsession with the drug takes over a person’s life. Self-control, judgment, resistance, decision-making, stress, memory, and impulsivity are all affected.

Addiction can happen to anybody, regardless of gender, age, social standing, or cultural background. Common reasons people begin to abuse drugs include:

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  • Growing up in places where substance use was normalized
  • Exposure to trauma
  • Social pressure
  • Biological reasons
  • Self-medication for mental illness or pain

People with an addiction are prone to cycles of relapse and remission, going through phases of intense drug use, then slowing down with the intent to stop. These cycles will continue unless professional intervention occurs.

Some of the most common signs and symptoms of addiction are:

  • Extreme mood changes, weight loss or weight gain, changes in sleep habits, and changes in energy levels
  • Missing or performing poorly at work, school, and other responsibilities because of substance use and/or hangovers
  • Having drug paraphernalia and keeping drug stashes around
  • Financial unpredictability, combined with secretiveness, lying, or stealing
  • New or unusual changes in social groups, with social activities beginning to revolve around obtaining the substance and planning when to use the drug next
  • Persistent coughing and sniffling, seeming sick sometimes and okay at other times
  • Increased tolerance to the substance, needing to use more to get the same effect
  • Withdrawal symptoms when you are not taking the substance
  • Being unable to cut back or stop using the substance even when you really want to
  • Continuing drug use even when it causes financial, family, and work problems

What is Drug Rehab?

Drug rehab is an umbrella term for several different types of treatments and programs that range from spending months at luxury inpatient resort-like centers to outpatient programs that allow you to live at home and attend treatments during the evenings and on weekends.

A Costa Mesa CA rehab facility is much more than a place you go to “get off” the drugs. Detoxing is only the beginning phase of a full rehabilitation program. Substance abuse issues are complex, and have not only a physical component but also deal with issues that are:

  • Mental
  • Psychological
  • Spiritual
  • Social

A holistic (whole patient) approach to the treatment of all of these components of addiction will lead to long-term recovery, as it will help the person not only stop using the drugs temporarily but will find and heal the underlying issues that caused the addiction in the first place.

Addiction is a chronic disease that follows a person for the rest of their life. Recovery tools and coping skills will be provided to each patient so they can move forward healthier and happier, with new boundaries and a new outlook that will prevent relapse in the future. People in rehab will:

  • Learn to handle stress and the complications life can present without using substances to cope
  • Detoxify their body and recover from the physical issues caused by addiction
  • Learn normal and healthy social practices through vocational training, life skills training, and other casework
  • Heal relationships with family and friends through therapy
  • Gain a new perspective on life, with a focus on the positive psychology of recovery
  • Gain a new sense of agency over themselves and their body, with higher self-esteem and the ability to take responsibility for their own actions
  • Learn that recovery is a lifelong commitment that may present challenges along the way, and learn to deal with these challenges when they come along through necessary recovery activities

Drug Rehab Assessment

Assessment is a critical first step in addiction recovery. This is where we first need to gain your trust so you can move forward in treatment in a productive way. It is common for people who use drugs to be secretive, either because of the fear of being discovered or arrested for possession of illegal substances, or because of shame that surrounds addiction or fear of judgment.

When you go in for your assessment, the more honest and open you can be, the more precise your treatments for addiction will be. It is important for the rehab center to know what drugs you are using, how much, and how often, along with other substance use questions. Underlying mental health disorders are also diagnosed at this time through a mental health screening, so that proper treatment can be provided in a dual diagnosis program.

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Drug rehab Costa Mesa programs and treatment centers for drug or alcohol addiction in Orange County are the biggest part of a treatment program. “Getting high” is usually not the goal for drug users after a while, it is more about avoiding withdrawal symptoms and escaping reality in a routine of obtaining and using drugs that can become all-encompassing.

In a rehab treatment facility, once the physical withdrawal symptoms have been completed, it is important to work on the “why” of addiction, digging deep into the roots and healing the underlying problems, filling in the gaps with healthy behaviors and coping strategies, so that you will have a strong foundation upon which you can build your new, sober life. Rehab treatment plans often include:

  • Therapy
  • Counseling
  • Groups
  • Medications
  • Health care
  • Diet
  • Exercise
  • Recreation
  • Community building
  • Family therapy

Drug Detox: What Happens in Detox?

Understanding what happens in detox is essential for those beginning their journey toward sobriety. When you stop using drugs, your body goes through a process as your brain adjusts to not having the chemicals it has become accustomed to. Because the drugs made changes to the brain’s reward system, when you stop taking the drugs your body will be thrown off balance and begin to produce withdrawal symptoms, causing intense anxiety, pain, restlessness, and discomfort that can cause even the most strong-willed person to want to relapse just to avoid these symptoms. There can also be dangerous side effects to quitting a substance that can lead to brain injury, coma, and even death if not treated by doctors right away.

Checking in to a medically assisted treatment program, also known as a MAT detox, is the safest and most effective method to stop using drugs and alcohol. At Resurgence, we have a medical detox program that works as follows:

  • You go through the initial assessment so we know which treatments and medications will work best for your unique situation
  • You move directly into our full-time, 100% sober drug and alcohol detox facility, with 24-hour clinical care available to you, with frequent check-ins by our nursing staff and doctors available to ensure no medical emergencies happen
  • FDA-approved, prescription doses of select medications will be administered to you if you need them
  • You will begin therapy and counseling right away to help you deal with any emotions and difficult thoughts you may be having, as well as to begin to get to the root of your addiction as quickly as possible
  • You will receive dual diagnosis treatments if you have a co-occurring mental health disorder or PTSD, which may include psychiatric medication and specialized therapy
  • You will have a comfortable, full-sized bed, eat healthy food and remain hydrated and safe as you detox
  • You will have a smooth transition directly into your residential inpatient or outpatient rehab program from your detox program when you are ready to move forward

How Long is Drug Rehab?

The length of drug rehab in California can expect is usually 30 to 90 days, but this depends on many factors. Your comfort level, the type of drug(s) you were using, your level of addiction, and the substance abuse treatment you decide to undergo all play a part in the timeline.

Some people with mild addictions may opt for an outpatient treatment that lasts a few months, while others may require a more intensive stay in residential rehab before moving back home. These details will be discussed with you (and decided collaboratively) before you begin treatment so there will be no surprises as you move forward.

Drug Rehab at Resurgence Behavioral Health

At Resurgence addiction treatment centers, we provide individualized rehab programs that can be tailored to your specific needs, depending on your level of addiction and which substance(s) you are in rehabilitation for. We have a caring and dedicated staff, first-class amenities, and comfortable housing in a peaceful location out in nature.

Our comprehensive and integrated inpatient and outpatient care programs will help you stop feeling the need to use substances by first helping you detox safely, and then begin working through the underlying reasons for addiction. These may include:

  • Physical health issues
  • Mental illness or PTSD
  • Social issues
  • Psychological issues

We deal with these and other causes of addiction in our holistic program that is a combination of treatments such as:

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Dialectical behavioral therapy
  • Rational emotive behavioral therapy
  • Alcoholism treatments
  • Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing
  • Relapse prevention programs
  • Life skills and vocational programs
  • Group therapy/SMART recovery/12-step groups like alcoholics anonymous
  • Experiential therapy
  • Family therapy

When the causes of addiction are addressed through these recovery programs, the need to use alcohol and drugs subside.

Resurgence drug rehab center offers a full continuum of care that includes:

  • Medical detox programs for drug treatment
  • Inpatient rehab
  • Partial Hospitalization Program
  • Intensive Outpatient Program
  • Aftercare

With this spectrum of treatment, along with our referrals to sober living homes and our open invitation to all alumni to join sober events within the community, you will be able to stop using drugs and remain in recovery long-term, with plenty of support from our team when you need it. Contact us to verify insurance and to learn more about our residential and outpatient treatment programs and how we can help you today.

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