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Center for Adolescent Addiction Recovery - The CAAR

  • Anaheim, CA
  • Outpatient

The Center for Adolescent Addiction Recovery (CAAR) in Anaheim, California, specializes in helping adolescents and young adults with addiction and mental health disorders. As a non-profit outpatient center, CAAR aims to reduce stigma and encourage families and adolescents to seek help.

CAAR's mission is to provide a place where adolescents with addiction and mental health issues can be heard, understood, and achieve recovery. This commitment to families and young people helps bring order back to their chaotic lives.

  • Specializes in outpatient treatment for adolescents aged 14 to 18.
  • Offers an intensive outpatient program, counseling, peer support, and aftercare services.
  • Utilizes treatments such as CBT, DBT, anger management, and mindfulness.
  • Includes holistic therapies like art and expression therapy.

CAAR treats adolescents with co-occurring mental and addictive disorders, helping young people aged 14 to 18 through various specialized therapy and support programs.

  • 7 Conditions Treated
  • Insurance Accepted
  • 2 Levels of Care
  • 12 Therapies & Programs

Conditions and Issues Treated

Substance Abuse + Addiction Treatment at Center for Adolescent Addiction Recovery - The CAAR

Rehabilitation, Medication, and Therapy – a combination of all three is most effective.

The most successful treatments for drug dependence or abuse have been those that include education and counseling and medication such as methadone or buprenorphine. The right drug abuse treatments need counseling, psychotherapy, and detoxification or medications to help with withdrawal symptoms.

Substance abuse can take many different forms, including the overuse or misuse of prescription drugs, unprescribed drugs, alcohol addiction, and drug addiction.

A combination of treatments is often needed to treat drug abuse issues effectively. In the case of drug abuse, there is no easy answer or one-size-fits-all cure.

While some drug addictions can be treated with counseling and support groups, many drug abusers also need medication to help them overcome their addiction. In other cases, drug abuse can lead to a medical problem and require medical treatment.

Treatment for drug addiction typically combines counseling and psychotherapy with medication and behavioral therapies. In some rare cases, hospitalization may also be required. All different treatments combined are the best way to help someone addicted to drugs, alcohol, or other substances.

Dual-Diagnosis Treatment at Center for Adolescent Addiction Recovery - The CAAR

Individuals who are addicted to drugs and/or alcohol often have one or more co-occurring mental health disorders. Addressing both the addiction and the mental health problems at facilities like Center for Adolescent Addiction Recovery - The CAAR can be very beneficial for these individuals.

Common mental health conditions that often co-occur with addiction include:

  • Anxiety Disorders – People with drug and alcohol problems often suffer from anxiety disorders such as panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, social anxiety disorder, and generalized anxiety disorder.
  • Depression – One of the most common mental illnesses co-occurring with addiction is major depressive disorder.
  • Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) – Many people with drug and alcohol problems also suffer from ADHD.
  • Bipolar Disorder – People with bipolar disorder are more likely to suffer from drug and alcohol problems than the general population, and vice versa.

Levels of Care

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

Outpatient treatment can be considered the lowest intensity level of addiction treatment in Anaheim, CA. It is ideal for early phase addiction or lower intensity addictions. Center for Adolescent Addiction Recovery - The CAAR peer group support, 12-step programs, and individual counseling are likely to be involved.

Therapies & Programs

Individual therapy is ideal for addicts who want to focus on themselves. It can also be helpful for those whose withdrawal symptoms are exacerbated by the presence of other people.

Benefits of individual therapy are:

  • Access to a personalized treatment plan that focuses on the individual needs of the addict
  • More privacy during treatment sessions
  • Better personal development through introspection
  • Increased self-awareness regarding addictive tendencies in order to avoid relapse
  • Greater potential for a long-term recovery plan
  • Receiving professional advice and detox assistance from medical staff

Couples therapy is a treatment method used to help couples in which at least one member of the couple has a drug addiction. Couples therapy can be used whether the addicted partner is using drugs or in recovery. An additional benefit of couples therapy is that it can help make other types of treatment, such as 12-step programs, more effective.

Family therapy can help you and your family deal with old issues that may trigger substance abuse. The idea behind family therapy for drug addiction is that you are never fully healed from substance abuse until you’ve healed your relationship with your family, too. To get sober, you need to find a different way to cope with the pain in your life.

This is when a group of people in various stages of recovery meet up and discuss their experiences, triggers, successes, failures, and even alternative therapies! Unlike support groups where everyone already knows each other, group therapy is conducted along side outpatient or inpatient treatment at Center for Adolescent Addiction Recovery - The CAAR.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is used by drug treatment centers across the United States to help drug addicts become sober. DBT is a type of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) that combines traditional behavioral treatments with elements from DBT, including dialectics, distress tolerance, and interlocking issues. Some of the negative behaviors associated with addiction, such as impulsivity and mood swings, are addressed in DBT, while others like craving and isolation are not. It is commonly used to treat Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) along with substance abuse disorders.

The four DBT modules are mindfulness, interpersonal effectiveness, emotion regulation, and distress tolerance:

  • Mindfulness helps recovering addicts learn to identify and experience their emotions while realizing that they are not permanent.
  • Interpersonal Effectiveness includes assertiveness, asking for what you need, and saying no while improving communication skills.
  • Distress Tolerance has recovering addicts learn how to tolerate distress at the moment and avoid resorting to substance abuse.
  • Emotion Regulation is used to identify, express and change emotions.

CBT is a psychotherapy approach and method. [ws-nap-name] people to examine how their thoughts, including habitual harmful and inaccurate thinking, affect their actions. CBT is based on the idea that rigid, inflexible thinking leads to poor stress management, which leads to emotional distress.

Similarly, CBT helps people identify and change negative behaviors. It makes you question your perceptions and ask if they are realistic. CBT asks people to examine their behaviors and emotional responses and how they affect their lives. CBT aims to change people’s thinking and behavior to lead a more balanced and healthy life.

Moreover, CBT has been shown to reduce anxiety disorders, depression, and symptoms associated with harmful thoughts or actions.

Nutrition therapy has been used to help drug addicts for decades. Many early reports on addiction treatment indicate that some patients recovered from the “satisfying power of food”. For years, this phenomenon has been utilized as a treatment modality in eating disorders for adults, adolescents, and children. Specific nutrients have been identified that influence neurotransmitters associated with reward pathways of the brain.

Studies have shown that carbohydrate loading with complex carbohydrates to elevate serotonin levels was effective in treating bulimia nervosa. This approach prompted researchers to explore the use of this type of nutritional intervention in other disorders.

Nicotine replacement therapy is a drug treatment that allows people to get the effects of nicotine without chewing or smoking. The therapy is often done with a patch, and doses of nicotine are reduced until nicotine is no longer needed. NRT helps smokers get nicotine into their system without resorting to smoking, and it has been shown to be an effective way to help people quit smoking. Coupling NRT with counseling and other means of support gives long-term smokers a better chance of removing their unhealthy habit.

Patient Experience

Creative Arts

Creative Arts Therapy is one of the most effective types of therapy used in addiction recovery at Center for Adolescent Addiction Recovery - The CAAR. The use of art, music, dance, and other creative pursuits stimulate neurogenesis (the growth of new brain cells) which helps increase memory, focus, problem-solving abilities, and self-awareness. It also increases motivation to make changes in one’s life and reduces stress and anxiety, allowing addicts to combat triggers more effectively.

Creative Arts Therapy helps drug users increase their self-awareness. A major factor in addiction is avoidance of emotions, which can be challenging to identify or express. Creative arts therapy helps raise awareness of feelings. It also allows addicts to explore themselves and their relationships with others more deeply, which can help them break the patterns of addictive behavior that have developed.

Experiential Therapy at Center for Adolescent Addiction Recovery - The CAAR

Experiential Therapy is a type of therapy that involves activity to recreate situations that may have caused trauma or negative emotions. Experiential therapy at Center for Adolescent Addiction Recovery - The CAAR in Anaheim, CA can involve acting, props, arts and crafts, animal care or other tools that may be effective. This therapy is done on an individual basis and can help revisit and heal from past traumas. Trust between the therapist and individual is important for success. Experiential therapy can help you more closely become you and move through life positively and authentically.

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    Location & Contact

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    Address
    1210 N Jefferson St
    Anaheim, CA 92807

    Phone Number
    (714) 398-8491

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    • Gender
      Female, Male
    • Age
      Children (0-12), Teenagers
    • Modality
      Couples, Family, Group, Individuals

    Listed December 11, 2022

    Updated July 5, 2024

    Anaheim, 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.

    Anaheim, a vibrant city in Orange County, offers a variety of outdoor activities, entertainment options, and a thriving arts scene. With family-friendly attractions like Disneyland and the GardenWalk, Anaheim provides a positive environment for healing during drug rehab. However, Orange County has seen an 88% increase in opioid-related deaths between 2000 and 2017, with fentanyl involved in more than half of all fatal drug overdoses. The county also had higher hospitalization rates due to alcohol or substance use compared to 75% of other California counties.

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