East County Mental Health

Drug Rehab Center in El Cajon, California

Facility Summary

Basic information about this treatment center.
Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • License + Accreditation

    Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health

    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.

    Levels of Care Offered

    East County Mental Health offers a variety of treatment.

    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.

    Dual-Diagnosis

    A dual-diagnosis describes two medical issues that are happening at the same time. They may or may not be related. Over 50% of people with an addiction in California have another mental health condition. Screening for both addiction and any untreated mental health issue is essential, and individually managed by East County Mental Health.

    Outpatient Program

    In outpatient programs at East County Mental Health, the El Cajon 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.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at East County Mental Health.

    Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Experiential Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Nutrition Therapy, Trauma Therapy

    Individual Therapy

    Addiction in El Cajon, CA can occur due to a wide variety of reasons. Understanding your addiction and the best methods for maintaining sobriety involves learning about yourself. East County Mental Health treatment programs include individual therapy for the greatest chances of success.

    Customized individual therapy is counseling involving you and your counselor at East County Mental Health. This builds a personal and trusting relationship so you can truly be yourself and express any emotions as you feel them. Individual therapy leads to greater peace and understanding about your triggers for addiction and coping strategies to prevent relapse.

    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 East County Mental Health in El Cajon, 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.

    Patient Experience

    Learn what to expect in regards to setting, amenities, and more.

    Experiential Therapy at East County Mental Health

    Experiential therapy at East County Mental Health includes helping people work through emotional disorders by participating in events in real-time. It moves away from conventional talk therapy to discuss their concerns and emotions by making patients play roles or use props. It allows people to handle trauma and feelings healthily, reducing the need to resort to alcohol and substances in El Cajon, CA.

    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
  • Is your insurance accepted?
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    Additional Details

    Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
    Address Information
    1000 Broadway
    El Cajon, California 92021
    Phone Number
    (619) 401-5500
    Meta Details
    Updated May 29, 2021
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    Location
    East County Mental Health Location and Directions

    1000 Broadway
    El Cajon, California 92021

    Center Type

    Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health

    Ownership
    Language
    English
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