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El Dorado Council on Alcoholism - Lifeskills

  • Placerville, CA
  • Accredited
  • Outpatient

El Dorado Council on Alcoholism - Lifeskills is a reputable alcoholism, substance abuse, and opioid addiction treatment facility located in Placerville, California. They offer a range of services to individuals suffering from these conditions, including outpatient and aftercare support levels of care. El Dorado Council on Alcoholism - Lifeskills is accredited by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and holds a state license, ensuring that they meet high standards of quality and expertise in providing addiction treatment services.

El Dorado Council on Alcoholism - Lifeskills provides a comprehensive array of services to address alcoholism, substance abuse, and opioid addiction. Their outpatient programs allow individuals to receive treatment while maintaining their daily responsibilities and commitments. Additionally, they offer aftercare support services to help individuals sustain their recovery long-term. Through counseling, therapy, and support groups, they provide a supportive and therapeutic environment for clients to address their addiction and develop essential life skills. El Dorado Council on Alcoholism - Lifeskills aims to empower individuals to overcome addiction and achieve lasting recovery through their comprehensive and personalized treatment approach.

  • 2+ Accreditations
  • SAMHSA Listed
  • 3 Conditions Treated
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • 2 Levels of Care
  • 7 Therapies & Programs

Accreditations

State License

SAMHSA

Conditions and Issues Treated

Substance Abuse + Addiction Treatment at El Dorado Council on Alcoholism - Lifeskills

Substance Abuse Treatment is important when getting sober, as it helps addicts learn the skills they need to live a clean life. There are many different kinds of recovery treatment, including but not limited to medication-assisted therapy, behavioral therapeutic approaches, self-help groups, and counseling. Each treatment has its benefits that help addicts recover.

Counseling can help addicts learn the skills they need to live sober lives. It can be used to treat underlying mental health issues, like depression or anxiety, that could lead to relapse. Counseling can also help people find work, deal with family problems, and learn to manage living without drugs.

Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment in Placerville, CA

With so many people addicted to opioids, we need to help those who want to quit. The cycle begins when opioid addicts take opioids for a painful injury. When someone starts taking their medication differently or in excess, it means they’re addicted and at risk of overdosing.

In , detoxing from these types of treatments is the most effective way to beat this. Most facilities begin with medical assistance and then provide counseling services; rehabilitation follows after successful treatment.

Levels of Care

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

Alcohol or drug addiction, or co-occurring disorders, are treated in an outpatient program. The patient must attend therapy and other programs at the facility but can return home each night.

Outpatient treatment allows recovering addicts to live at home while receiving addiction treatment. Outpatients can attend group sessions for a few hours per week. Outpatients may also continue to work full time and study/attend school without interruption if they choose.

The accomplishment of completing a drug or alcohol treatment program is just the first step. Once that is complete, aftercare support comes into play. This includes helping people adjust to life without substances outside of guidelines with assistance like getting sober living accommodations and career counseling and AA/NA programs for those who are struggling between sobriety or want continued help in maintaining it once they have completed their initial rehabilitation at an addiction facility.

Aftercare comprises services that help recovering addicts readjust to normal day-to-day activities while working on specific issues. These problems include psychiatric issues, family problems caused by substance abuse, continuing education pursuits if desired during rehab, etc. These can last up to one year+ depending on what’s needed most urgently upon completion of earlier stages.

Therapies & Programs

Different people react differently to various treatment options. Some drug rehabilitation centers offer individualized treatment that caters to the specific needs of a drug addict. The best treatment option varies on an individual depending on the type of drug abused, life history, medical condition of the person, social circumstances, and the environment they live in now.

When a person enters drug rehab, they usually have anti-drug associations such as withdrawal symptoms, stress, cravings, etc. The first step of drug rehab is to detoxify the body from any residual substances in it. Drug rehabilitation centers usually employ trained medical professionals to help in this process. Usually, the initial detoxification lasts for five days, where the person is monitored under close supervision.

Family therapy sessions typically involve the addict and their family members. During these sessions, a therapist will work with everyone involved to help them understand addiction and find healthy ways of coping without substance abuse.

Some addicts might feel embarrassed about their substance abuse problems. By encouraging family members to attend these sessions, therapists can show addicts that they’re not alone in dealing with addiction. Therapists can also work with family members to help them understand addiction and learn how to offer support and encouragement to their loved one as they deal with substance abuse issues.

Attending group therapy at El Dorado Council on Alcoholism - Lifeskills in , is a useful way for those seeking sobriety to realize they aren’t the only one going through it.

This is when a group of people on different recovery phases get together and talk about what they’re going through, their triggers, successes, and failures. This can include alternative types of therapies too! Group therapy may occur on an outpatient or inpatient basis with groups that have no pre-existing relationships outside the session, unlike support groups where everyone already knows each other beforehand.

Trauma therapy is a form of therapy used to help people process and understand past traumas. This can help struggling addicts, as many people turn to drugs or alcohol to mask the pain of their past. Trauma therapy can be done in several ways, such as through visualization, discussion, and writing down thoughts and feelings. The goal is to help the individual understand why they are having problems coping with certain situations and changing how they think and react to things. This is often done in tandem with other therapies to treat the underlying issues associated with addiction.

The idea behind trauma therapy is that while some people can experience traumatic events and not have lasting psychiatric symptoms, many others will. In these cases, memories get hidden from consciousness but continue to influence how the person processes and copes with things in their life. They may avoid situations that resemble what happened or become suddenly angry or irritated to a situation that reminds them of a past event. With the help of a therapist, people can go back over memories and experiences. This helps them understand why they are having problems coping with certain situations and changing how they think and react to things.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is a type of psychotherapy that helps people address the thoughts and behaviors that may have led to their addiction. It also helps change negative thoughts into positive ones and promotes healthy communication between addicts and those around them. CBT is an efficient treatment for individuals suffering from all sorts of addictions.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) focuses on the underlying thoughts and behaviors that caused the problem of addiction in the first place and may cause a relapse. Negative feelings are common in drug abuse disorders, but they can lead to co-occurring disorders if not recognized. CBT involves strategies that help to change the behavior pattern by restructuring negative thoughts into positive ones. It helps to remove these feelings, and it provides long-term benefits. Also, CBT promotes self-awareness, self-control and can be administered as a mono-therapy or as part of combination therapy.

Life Skills Services offered at Drug Treatment Centers assists addicts in their recovery by teaching them healthy coping mechanisms that will aid them in becoming sober, focussing on helping people enter into, and maintaining long-term sobriety. Drug Treatment Centers provide Life Skills Services at varying levels of intensity, specific to the needs and requirements of each patient.

Life Skills Services offered at Drug Treatment Centers assists addicts in their recovery by teaching them healthy coping mechanisms that will aid them in becoming sober, focussing on helping people enter into, and maintaining long-term sobriety. El Dorado Council on Alcoholism - Lifeskills in Placerville, California provide Life Skills Services at varying levels of intensity, specific to the needs and requirements of each patient.

The benefits of Life Skills Services offered at Drug Treatment Centers:

  • Restores hope and empowerment — Helps addicts believe that recovery is possible and instills a new confidence in their ability to achieve a positive, drug-free future
  • Enhances family involvement — Encourages families to get involved in the recovery process and supports their understanding and encouragement of healthy behavior.
  • Increases patient’s compliance — Helps patients take responsibility for and ownership of their recovery and encourages continued progress
  • Reduces relapse rates — Encourages long-term abstinence and emphasizes the importance of establishing sober support systems.

Payment Options

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
  • Location & Contact

    El Dorado Council on Alcoholism - Lifeskills Location and Directions
    Address
    893 Spring Street
    Placerville, CA 95667

    Phone Number
    (530) 622-8193

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    El Dorado Council on Alcoholism - Lifeskills Location and Directions

    Location

    • 893 Spring Street
      Placerville, CA 95667
    • (530) 622-8193

    Accepts

    • Gender
      Female, Male
    • Age
      Adults (20+), Teenagers
    • Modality
      Family, Group, Individuals
  • Veterans
  • Listed December 11, 2022

    Updated June 24, 2024

    Placerville, 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.

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