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Changing Steps is a Drug Addiction Treatment Facility located in Northridge, CA, that offers Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Inpatient, Sober-Living / Half-Way care fully covered by private insurance.
Treatment here is generally (at least partially) covered by most insurances, their information claims. Please call us to verify your insurance coverage and help to find a center that accepts it. Also, patients may self-pay.
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Conditions and Issues Treated
A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.
Alcoholism, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse
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
Rehab centers exist in Northridge, 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 Changing Steps 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.
Alcoholism Treatment at Changing Steps
Alcoholism treatment focuses on lessening the thirst for alcohol and working towards the patient’s abstinence. Some individuals in Northridge find it more challenging to reach their goal of sobriety due to a lack of social support. Counseling, coupled with medications, is the core of alcoholism treatment at Changing Steps.
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 Changing Steps in Northridge, 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.
Levels of Care Offered
Changing Steps offers a variety of treatment.
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Inpatient, Sober-Living / Half-Way, with additional therapies available as listed below.
After treatment, addiction treatment can be frightening for newly sober people. Aftercare support provided by Changing Steps 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.
Inpatient rehab is intended to treat severe addictions and co-occurring disorders. The length of stay in California varies from four weeks to six months according to the individual needs. Inpatient rehab ensures that the patient stays in a substance-free environment at Changing Steps.
Northridge, CA Sober-Living / Half-Way House
Sober living home provides a drug and alcohol-free environment for people in Northridge trying to stay sober. The atmosphere in SLH is less restrictive than in inpatient rehab. Members have to follow many rules, including not drinking and using drugs and paying rent and bills. There is no limit for the minimum or maximum period of stay, but as long as you stay in the house, you should follow the rules, as it’s the opportunity for individual and group sobriety.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual at Changing Steps.
Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Life Skills, Trauma Therapy
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.
Family Counseling + Therapy
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 Changing Steps in a controlled group environment, as opposed to a one-on-one setting. It supports Northridge, 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.
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