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Action Family Counseling - Bakersfield

Action Family Counseling - Bakersfield

Drug Rehab Center in Bakersfield, California

  • Substance Abuse
  • Opioid Addiction
  • Mental Health
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Drug Addiction
  • Alcoholism

Action Family Counseling - Bakersfield is an accredited addiction treatment facility providing evidence-based, tailored services including detox, inpatient, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient and outpatient levels of care, as well as aftercare support, all with the highest standards of accreditation from JCAHO, SAMHSA and state licensing authorities that accept most private health insurance.

About This California Facility

Action Family Counseling - Bakersfield is an Addiction Treatment Facility located in Bakersfield, California. Established in 1997, this facility specializes in providing treatment for individuals suffering from various addiction issues, including alcoholism, opioid addiction, substance abuse, drug addiction, and mental health conditions. Action Family Counseling - Bakersfield offers a comprehensive range of services to cater to the diverse needs of their patients. The facility holds essential certifications, including accreditation from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), recognition from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), and a valid state license. They also accept private health insurance, ensuring accessibility to their treatment programs.

Action Family Counseling - Bakersfield provides a multitude of services to assist those grappling with addiction and substance abuse. Their offerings encompass various levels of care, such as detox, inpatient, outpatient, and partial-hospitalization programs. In addition to addiction treatment, they cater to individuals with dual diagnosis, addressing both substance abuse and co-occurring mental health disorders. The facility also provides intensive outpatient programs for comprehensive support and aftercare services to ensure long-term recovery. With their expertise and affiliation with Action Drug Rehabs, Action Family Counseling - Bakersfield has established itself as a reliable resource to support individuals seeking effective treatment and recovery from addiction.
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • SAMHSA Listed
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Multiple Centers
  • Accreditations

    State License



    Conditions and Issues Treated

    Opioid addiction is known as a high-risk factor for future heroin addiction. Opioid withdrawal can be extremely uncomfortable and lead the user to continue to use. It is recommended to receive inpatient treatment and a medically supervised detox, Action Family Counseling - Bakersfield in Bakersfield, CA offers treatment for opioids.

    A dual diagnosis is when someone deals with both alcohol and mental or emotional disorder. Emotional trauma, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, depression can be part of dual diagnosis therapy. It must happen simultaneously to get care for these conditions to handle any of them effectively.

    Levels of Care Offered at Action Family Counseling - Bakersfield

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Detox, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Inpatient, Intensive Outpatient, Intervention, Outpatient, Partial-Hospitalization, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Detoxification is a process that allows the patient to stop using opioids without experiencing severe withdrawal symptoms. This can be necessary for those who have been addicted for a long period of time or who are struggling with chronic pain. During this process, addicts will receive medication and psychological support from doctors and other medical professionals until they can control their cravings.

    When a patient checks into Action Family Counseling - Bakersfield, inpatient care takes place. Patients undergo treatment that requires detoxification and counseling round the clock. While outpatient treatments are available in California, as the first phase in recovery, inpatient care is suggested. Intensive and thorough rehabilitation sets patients on the road to a drug-free life.

    Intensive outpatient programs (IOP) comprise regular visits to the California facility that provides the therapy. IOP is suitable for patients who have been treated in residential treatment programs. Action Family Counseling - Bakersfield‘s patients gradually get back to their routine life.

    In outpatient programs at Action Family Counseling - Bakersfield, the Bakersfield resident can live with their family while continuing with their job or studies. Treatment includes educating the patient on drug abuse, medications, and counseling sessions at the individual or group level.

    Partial hospitalization program (PHP) offered by Action Family Counseling - Bakersfield is an alternate option for inpatient rehabs or residential programs. The patients stay in a Bakersfield facility closer to the California treatment center and attend the different forms of therapy for several hours a day. Treatment duration varies from one to six months.

    Not everyone who struggles with addiction in California is ready to go into a treatment program. For these individuals, intervention services may help. Friends and family of the individual can call and set up an intervention. We have a professional come and lead the discussion.

    Treatment is just the first step to maintaining sobriety. After treatment, aftercare support at Action Family Counseling - Bakersfield helps the individual adjust to a life without substances. This support may involve a sober living home in or near Bakersfield, CA, career counseling, or educational assistance. This is when a relapse prevention plan begins to take shape.

    Therapies & Programs

    Individual therapy involves one on one sessions between the patient and the therapist at Action Family Counseling - Bakersfield. Individual therapy provides patients with a safe environment where they can openly discuss their problems with the therapist. The patients find the therapist as a person who they can trust. It helps them to open up and discuss personal and sensitive issues, which they may not be comfortable discussing in a group setting.

    Individual therapy aims to identify the core issues that would have led the patient to substance abuse and address the root cause effectively. The therapist can develop patient-specific customized solutions through individual therapy, which aids speedier recovery.

    Addiction and alcoholism always harm an addict’s relationships with others and none more than relationships with a spouse or partner. Couples therapy is an essential part of restoring trust and good communication to intimate relationships harmed by addiction. Couples therapy by Action Family Counseling - Bakersfield helps repair the damage done to these important relationships.

    Recovery can be more effective if the entire family’s involved. Family therapy hosted by Action Family Counseling - Bakersfield brings in the addict’s family to explore genetic factors. It gives loved ones the tools for dealing with addiction and its underlying mental issues. It is a recommended step in helping addicts adapt to sober living.

    Group therapy is an important tool in recovery. Addiction tends to lead to isolation and feelings of uniqueness. Accountability and friendship that is found in group therapy can be more effective than any single other treatment approach. With Action Family Counseling - Bakersfield in Bakersfield, California, there’s no reason to go through recovery alone.

    Trauma is one of the most common causes of psychological disorders. It’s often found in people with addiction diagnoses. Trauma therapy addresses this by examining the emotions and thoughts people have formed due to past traumas. Traumas are complex but trauma therapy can reduce their ability to contribute to addictive behaviors.

    Dialectical Behavioral Therapy is a form of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. It is designed for those who are prone to self-harm and suicidal behaviors. Action Family Counseling - Bakersfield aims to help patients understand the relationship between their thoughts, feeling and behaviors and it gives them the tools to make a change. It is effective for those whose addictions and behaviors stem from extreme mental health issues.

    Cognitive behavioral therapy, or CBT, focuses on the connection between how someone feels, acts, and thinks. It shows someone how to accept responsibility for their behaviors and actions, while also strengthening a person’s awareness of the circumstances they put themselves into. It can give people attending Action Family Counseling - Bakersfield in Bakersfield, California the strength to realize they were self-destructing, allowing them to finally reach out and get the help they need.

    Rehabilitation is not just limited to bringing an individual out of addiction and achieving sobriety. It is considered complete only when an individual starts leading a normal and balanced life. Life skill therapy focuses on the various skills that helps an individual to lead a normal life. Patients often do not take care of themselves, struggle professionally and withdraw from social interaction due to the physical and emotional disturbances caused by addiction.

    Life skills therapy helps them to improve various personal, professional and social skills such as cooking healthy meals, maintaining proper hygiene, budgeting, decision making, time management, regulation of emotions and resolving the interpersonal conflicts effectively.

    A 12-Step Program is a common method that is used to treat addiction. This format is used for both drug and alcohol treatment. It is extremely popular and successful for large numbers of people and the staff at Action Family Counseling - Bakersfield are trained to assist in 12-step management.

    Patient Experience

    Experiential Therapy at Action Family Counseling - Bakersfield

    Experiential therapy involves recreating or creating new experiences for the patient. Many people struggled with past issues such as memories or trauma. By creating a new experience, it allows people to work through the issues associated with those moments in a new experience. This can give them a new measure of control and can help them role play a new scenario. That can help push addiction into their past and help them begin the healing process.

    Fitness Therapy

    Opting for fitness therapy allows someone to get through addiction recovery while effectively rebuilding their body. This is a great type of therapy to pair with nutritional therapy, as the combination of getting fit and eating right can help someone in recovery feel better and make healthier choices from the start. This therapy offered by Action Family Counseling - Bakersfield in Bakersfield, CA establishes a firm connection between the body and mind, and teaches how to make healthy life habits that do not involve addiction.

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    Address Information3801 Buck Owens Blvd
    Bakersfield, California 93308 Phone Number(800) 367-8336 Meta DetailsUpdated November 25, 2023
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    Bakersfield, California Addiction Information

    More than 3 million of California's citizens are addicted to illegal drugs. Almost 800,000 people use hard drugs, almost 5 million use marijuana, and another 2.1 million abuse alcohol every year. Other substance abuse issues such as binge drinking and teen drug use are also common. Many illegal drugs such as cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, and marijuana are smuggled into the state from Mexico.

    1.5 million drug-related crimes are committed in Bakersfield, CA, every year. In 2016 there were over 3,000 drug-related crimes, most of them are related to methamphetamine. Treatment options will vary depending on the severity of the addiction and the needs of each individual. People can also choose short-term or long-term stays, depending on the length of their addiction and other needs.

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