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BHS - Joint Efforts in San Pedro, CA

BHS - Joint Efforts in San Pedro, California, is a CARF-accredited addiction treatment center offering detox, outpatient, aftercare, dual-diagnosis, and intensive outpatient care with comprehensive family support and therapeutic interventions.

About BHS - Joint Efforts

BHS - Joint Efforts, situated in San Pedro, California, is a CARF-accredited addiction treatment facility that specializes in helping individuals overcome substance abuse, alcoholism, and opioid addiction. They offer a comprehensive range of programs, including detox, outpatient, aftercare support, dual-diagnosis, and intensive outpatient levels of care.

  • Comprehensive range of services: BHS - Joint Efforts provides a variety of treatment options tailored to meet the unique needs of each individual.
  • Therapeutic interventions: Patients can access individual and group counseling, 12-step meetings, and relapse prevention techniques.
  • Family support and education: Staff offer guidance and resources to help families understand addiction and support their loved ones in recovery.

BHS - Joint Efforts is committed to providing the highest quality of care, as evidenced by their CARF accreditation, which is one of the most respected accrediting organizations for addiction treatment centers.

The facility treats individuals struggling with substance abuse, dual diagnosis, alcoholism, and opioid addiction. They offer a range of treatment methods, including detox, outpatient, aftercare support, dual-diagnosis, and intensive outpatient levels of care.

  • 1+ Accreditations
  • 15 Conditions Treated
  • Insurance Accepted
  • 5 Levels of Care
  • 20 Therapies & Programs

Accreditations

CARF

The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) is a non-profit organization that specifically accredits rehab organizations. Founded in 1966, CARF's, mission is to help service providers like rehab facilities maintain high standards of care.

Conditions and Issues Treated

Substance Abuse + Addiction Treatment

Rehab centers exist in San Pedro, CA to help individuals bounce back from substance abuse, which is an umbrella term for drug and alcohol addiction. Drug addiction refers to the use of illegal drugs and improper use of prescription drugs. Centers like BHS - Joint Efforts provide individuals a chance to access individual and group therapy that can be monumental for recovery.

Substance abuse includes all problems that stem out from using various psychoactive substances. It is also a diagnostic term used by Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) to define the mental and physical impairment or distress caused by misuse and overuse of certain substances in a period of 12 months.

Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

Opioid addiction involves addiction to legal or illegal opioids. It may happen very quickly with any opioid use. Sometimes within a matter of days. Opioid addiction is a known as a high-risk factor for future heroin addiction.

Opioid withdrawal can be extremely uncomfortable and lead the user to continue to use even if they want to quit. Stopping using an opioid requires careful medical observation. Sometimes the withdrawal can persist for many weeks, which can put the user at a high risk for relapse.

It is recommended to receive inpatient treatment and a medically supervised detox like those offered at BHS - Joint Efforts in San Pedro, CA, CA, to manage the withdrawal process while learning lasting tools to maintain recovery. In some circumstances medications can be used to manage opioid addiction.

Dual-Diagnosis Treatment in San Pedro, CA

People with dual diagnosis have coexisting addiction and a mental disorder. 9.2 million US adults had a co-occurring disorder in 2018, so not just limited to California residents. Best treatment combines medication, psychotherapy (talk therapy), support group, and inpatient rehabilitation. Sometimes, complementary therapies – yoga, massage, and acupuncture – may also be used.

Levels of Care

This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Detox, Dual-Diagnosis, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient, 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.

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 BHS - Joint Efforts, take much more time than a standard outpatient program. Some programs offer other services as well, such as employment assistance and medication management.

Outpatient treatment can be considered the lowest intensity level of addiction treatment in San Pedro, CA. It is ideal for early phase addiction or lower intensity addictions. BHS - Joint Efforts peer group support, 12-step programs, and individual counseling may still be involved.

After treatment, addiction treatment can be frightening for newly sober people. Aftercare support provided by BHS - Joint Efforts is designed to give resources and help on a continued basis. It can involve finding housing in and around California, setting up 12-step meeting groups, continued medical monitoring, and counseling.

BHS - Joint Efforts‘s Therapies & Programs

Individual therapy aims to identify the core issues that would have led the patient to substance abuse and address the root cause effectively. 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.

Couples therapy is an approach wherein the patients and their partners are engaged together as a part of the treatment process. When a person becomes a victim of substance abuse, it affects the patient and the people around him, particularly his partner. Their relationship can become strained due to lack of communication, financial issues, loss of trust, lack of intimacy, and physical abuse in more severe cases.

Couples therapy addresses these issues and tries to rebuild the trust between the partners. The partner’s involvement in the process will result in greater chances of treatment success and sustained recovery.

Family therapy is a set of therapeutic approaches that assumes that the entire family is a system. It utilizes the strengths and resources of the family to help the patient refrain from resorting to substance abuse. It helps to repair relationships and improve communication between family members.

Group therapy happens at BHS - Joint Efforts in a controlled group environment, as opposed to a one-on-one setting. It supports San Pedro, CA patients’ recovery by offering a sense of comfort and letting them know that they are not alone. Through shared conversations, patients also learn to develop faith and understanding and gain insight on their addictions.

Unresolved trauma is often a key reason why many patients resorted to substance abuse. Trauma therapy refers to treatment wherein specialist therapists help the patients to resolve the trauma that led the patients to substance abuse. The trauma could be physical abuse, sexual abuse, war, natural disasters, divorce, accident, loss of a loved one, etc. Thinking of these traumatic events causes emotional disturbances like anxiety, depression and results in addiction. If trauma is the primary cause of substance abuse, then both issues must be addressed. Otherwise, there is a risk of relapse. Trauma therapy also improves the cognitive functions and provides long term benefits.

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a way of addressing concerns through talking. It can be used in individual counseling sessions. Talking through issues with professionals at BHS - Joint Efforts can identify sources of discomfort or unhealthy thoughts. It is a way of learning about yourself and your individual perceptions. CBT is a healthy way of addressing some behaviors which may be bringing unintended consequences in your life.

People who leave treatment without learning life skills from staff at BHS - Joint Efforts are at a disadvantage when it comes to maintaining sobriety. Although it is difficult to teach life skills, aftercare support helps patients develop these skills over time. Life skills taught in California include things like finding a job and a good place to live, self-care, and managing finances.
Alcoholics Anonymous is responsible for the development of the popular “12 Step Program” Most substance treatment centers in San Pedro, California, like BHS - Joint Efforts, have their own 12 step program designed to help users achieve sobriety. The first three steps depend on the patient, so they are more specific and situational. The succeeding four steps center on practical issues brought on by substance abuse.

Contingency management is a way to help motivate someone to remain substance free. It is a process of rewarding positive choices and good outcomes. As humans we are wired to recreate experiences that lead to positive feelings. Through this method incentives are used for completing positive steps towards a sober life. This may be a reward for attending meetings, remaining sober or for employment goals.

Payment Options

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  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
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    Location & Contact

    BHS - Joint Efforts Location and Directions
    Address
    590 W 8th St
    San Pedro, CA 90731

    Phone Number
    (310) 831-2358

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    BHS - Joint Efforts Location and Directions
    Location

    590 W 8th St
    San Pedro, CA 90731
    (310) 831-2358

    Accepting

    Gender Female, Male

    Age Adults (20+), Children (0-12), Seniors (65+), Teenagers

    Modality Couples, Family, Group, Individuals

    Listed December 11, 2022

    Updated July 8, 2024

    San Pedro, California Addiction and Treatment

    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.

    San Pedro is a coastal neighborhood in Los Angeles with a rich history, offering scenic outdoor activities, vibrant arts, and cultural attractions. However, the area faces significant drug-related challenges, with opioid-related deaths increasing from an average of 500 to 1,506 in 2019, and 90% of methamphetamine-related deaths involving fentanyl in the same year.

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