Alternative Action Programs

Alternative Action Programs

Drug Rehab Center in Oxnard, California

Facility Summary

Basic information about this treatment center.

Alternative Action Programs's mission, as a Privately Owned drug treatment center since 1972, has been to help struggling drug addicts and alcoholics reach their goal of a healthy, happy, and productive sober life with 5 levels of care and 18+ treatment methods, individualized for each client. Alternative Action Programs’s California location accepts a variety of payment methods, but we are unsure what, if any, insurance plans cover treatment. Individuals can also self-pay.

Comprehensive substance abuse and addiction treatment programs in Oxnard, CA help you or a loved one return to a healthy, productive life.

Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • Additional Languages
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Veterans
  • License + Accreditation

    Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Opiod Addiction, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse

    Drug Rehabilitation

    Getting sober on your own is not only dangerous during the initial detox, it is also more likely to result in a relapse later on. Addiction treatment centers provide a monitored environment where you will get the medical attention you need, as well as the emotional support to overcome drug or alcohol abuse.

    Substance Abuse + Addiction Treatment

    Substance abuse is the excessive use of any type of drug. This includes alcohol, medications and illegal drugs. Substance abuse is treated with a combination of physical and mental treatments. Alternative Action Programs patients detox and follow up with therapies that target the underlying cause of the addiction.

    Alcoholism Treatment at Alternative Action Programs

    Alcoholism refers to the continuous and compulsive intake of alcohol by an individual. Alcoholism causes emotional disturbances and even withdrawal symptoms. Treatment for alcoholism at Alternative Action Programs can be in a residential program or an outpatient program depending on the severity. Group therapy organized by support groups like Alcoholics anonymous provides mutual support and advice of peers.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

    Opioid addiction is one of California‘s most prominent forms of addiction. Drugs, including heroin, oxycontin, and fentanyl, are the most common. To relieve pain, or ease other ailments, they are professionally prescribed, but they are often abused because they and the feelings they give are addictive.

    Addiction is treated by detoxifying the body, so the medications’ chemicals are no longer impacting the individual. Alternative Action Programs offers therapies to correct behavior and target the root of the problem are supplemented during and throughout treatment.

    Levels of Care Offered

    Alternative Action Programs offers a variety of treatment.

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

    Intensive Outpatient (IOP)

    Intensive outpatient programs mostly conduct meetings on weekdays. Group therapy is the main element in most intensive outpatient programs. Most IOPs last for about 90 days and include drug use monitoring and testing. A California IOP, like what’s offerd at Alternative Action Programs, take much more time than a standard outpatient program. Some programs offer other services as well, such as employment assistance and medication management.

    Aftercare Support

    Aftercare Support at Alternative Action Programs, in short, is the support provided to a patient after they have finished treatment. It allows them to adjust to everyday life. It may entail setting them up and enrolling them in services such as Narcotics Anonymous (NA) and Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) inside a halfway house. Career coaching may also be offered to patients to help them get back into the workforce.

    Dual-Diagnosis

    Some of the most common co-occurring disorders are schizophrenia, depression, and bipolar disorder. Most rehab facilities in Oxnard, CA like Alternative Action Programs provide patients with a dual diagnosis. Dual diagnosis gives rehab the means to treat addiction while restoring mental and emotional health.

    Intervention

    An intervention is a meeting organized by the addicted individuals’ family and friends. It lets the individual know that they are loved and cared for by their friends and family. It is designed to make the addicted party accept getting additional professional assistance.

    Interventions are hosted by a mental health and addiction specialist at Alternative Action Programs in California, who knows how to work with people struggling with addiction. When it comes to having a loved one finally and happily consent to care, an intervention service can make all the difference.

    Outpatient Program

    Outpatient rehabilitation is a treatment that exists if a patient is not checking into Alternative Action Programs long term. In addition to helping them recover, the patient attends regular therapy sessions and detox and participates in other therapies. However, this is all primarily done from home. As a follow-up to inpatient treatment, outpatient treatment is usually recommended.

    After rehabilitation, it helps people return to their everyday lives. It may also be an alternative to inpatient care in some situations. If they cannot leave their jobs, children, or don’t have the money for inpatient care, people can choose this method. Inpatient therapy, however, is the best method and most suggested level of treatment offered by Alternative Action Programs in recovering from addiction.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at Alternative Action Programs.

    Aftercare/continuing care, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Community reinforcement plus vouchers, Contingency management/motivational incentives, Couples Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Discharge Planning, Employment Counseling or Training, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Intervention, Matrix Model, Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy, Vocational Training or Educational Support

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is an approach and method in psychotherapy. Alternative Action Programs asks people to investigate how their thoughts, including habitual, negative, and inaccurate ways of thinking affect behaviors. CBT is based on the idea that rigid, inflexible ways of thinking cause people to have a limited ability to cope with stress

    Couples Therapy

    Substance abuse does a number on an individual’s relationship with other people, particularly in marriage. Spousal relationships bear the brunt of alcohol and drug dependence. Therefore, it becomes critical to submit the relationship to couples therapy to prevent straining it further. Most programs only zero in on the individual with substance addiction without factoring in the importance of the other half’s emotional support.

    However, some facilities, like Alternative Action Programs in Oxnard, CA, offer couples therapy options to manage intimate partnerships amid the recovery process. Other couples-focused treatment plans can provide the patient and their partner tools to get things back to normal, support each other, and the patient’s sobriety.

    Family Counseling + Therapy

    Addiction is a family disease. Family therapy aims to heal and rebalance unhealthy roles and habits. Healing any family trauma and dysfunctional communications is important, and Alternative Action Programs understands this.

    Group Counseling

    Group Therapy is a type of counseling that occurs between a bunch of strangers. These groups are suitable for patients who are not confined in a treatment facility, but group sessions are also common in inpatient rehab programs. Group therapy is led by a trained individual at Alternative Action Programs in Oxnard, CA and consists of members from different stages of recovery.

    The goal of group therapy sessions is to foster hope and a sense of belonging, share information, and learn coping mechanisms. It also helps to have people who can relate to what you’re going through. Good behaviors can also be contagious, and participants can learn from one another.

    Trauma Therapy

    Unresolved trauma is often a key reason why many patients resorted to substance abuse. Trauma could be physical abuse, sexual abuse, war, natural disasters, divorce, accident, loss of a loved one, etc. If trauma is the primary cause of substance abuse, then both issues must be addressed.

    Contingency Management / Motivational Incentives

    Some people refer to contingency management, or CM, as motivational incentives. This type of therapy is a reconditioning of the mind and responses of the body. The point of CM is to help the body understand the proper responses to behaviors should be, as well as the effects that come with both problematic and desired behaviors. The more positive choices a person makes, the more incentives they will receive, all managed with sobriety goals by Alternative Action Programs in Oxnard, CA.

    Patient Experience

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    Payment Options Accepted

    For specific insurance or payment methods please contact us.
  • Health Insurance
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
  • Additional Details

    Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
    Address Information
    314 W 4th St
    Oxnard, California 93030
    Phone Number
    805-988-1112
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    Updated March 25, 2021
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    Location
    Alternative Action Programs Location and Directions

    314 W 4th St
    Oxnard, California 93030

    Center Type

    Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Opiod Addiction, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse

    Ownership
    Privately Owned
    Language
    English, Russian, Spanish
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