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First Step Sober Living

First Step Sober Living

Drug Rehab Center in San Diego, California

  • Substance Abuse
  • Opioid Addiction
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Drug Addiction
  • Alcoholism

First Step Sober Living provides a safe and supportive environment for people to get sober through various levels of care, including drug rehab, dual-diagnosis, and outpatient programs, with compassionate and experienced staff dedicated to helping individuals achieve and maintain sobriety while balancing other responsibilities such as work or school.

About This California Facility

First Step Sober Living is a San Diego-based addiction treatment center that specializes in helping those struggling with alcohol and drug addiction. Founded by two former addicts who have now obtained sobriety, the organization helps individuals suffering from addictions such as alcohol abuse, opioid addiction and substance abuse.

The center offers a wide range of treatment methods and therapies, including drug rehabilitation, experiential therapy, dual-diagnosis, group therapy and outpatient treatment. Clients receive individualized care and have access to a supportive environment so they can make long-term changes in their lives. By following a comprehensive and evidence-based treatment plan, the center helps clients attain their sobriety and maintain their long-term recovery. The center understands the importance of family and community members in the recovery process and provides a wide range of educational, supportive, and therapeutic resources to the family and loved ones of their clients. First Step Sober Living is committed to helping people regain control of their lives and defeat their addiction.

  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • Conditions and Issues Treated

    Using both legal medications and illegal substances in order to maintain an addiction is substance abuse. If you are taking more of your prescription, or earlier than the prescribed time interval between doses than is directed you may be abusing that medication. If you are obtaining legal medications illegally in or near San Diego, CA, you may be suffering from substance abuse.

    Illegal substances can become addictive after a single use and lead rapidly to substance abuse. The professionals at First Step Sober Living are here to help.

    Opioid addiction treatment helps people addicted to opioids in California curb their drug use. The selection of a treatment setting depends on the severity of the addiction. Mild cases are usually treated in outpatient facilities; severe cases need hospitalization or treatment in a residential facility. Doctors use medicines along with counseling and behavioral therapies to treat the addiction. The treatment includes medication, counseling and therapy. It can also include group counseling, individual counseling and family counseling.

    Conditions such as anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder are part of mental illness. This may occur that opioid abuse and vice versa are induced by mental illness. Diagnosing a concurrent diagnosis or co-occurring condition at First Step Sober Living is essential to understand the addiction better.

    Levels of Care Offered at First Step Sober Living

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

    To assist with alcohol or opioid abuse, or a co-occurring condition, First Step Sober Living offers an outpatient treatment program. For their rehabilitation and other services, the California patient will go to the treatment center, yet return home every night. After most of the program is completed, the level of mandatory participation reduces.

    Therapies & Programs

    Attending group therapy at First Step Sober Living in San Diego, California allows those seeking sobriety to realize they are not alone in their battles. This is when a group of people all in different phases of recovery get together and speak about their battles. They talk about their triggers, their successes, their failures, and the things they can do to get on and stay on a sober path. These sessions also teach life skills, communication, healthy habits, and can include alternative types of therapy.

    Patient Experience

    Experiential Therapy at First Step Sober Living

    This is a type of therapy that involves activity to recreate situations that may have caused trauma or negative emotions. Experiential therapy at First Step Sober Living in San Diego, 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 in a positive and authentic manner.

    Additional Details

    Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
    First Step Sober Living Location and Directions
    Address Information12755 Amaranth St
    San Diego, California 92129 Phone Number(858) 342-9151 Meta DetailsUpdated November 25, 2023
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    San Diego, California Addiction Information

    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.

    Nearly 2,000 people die from a drug overdose each year in San Diego. Of the total population of San Diego, approximately 9.5% reported illicit drug use. According to recent statistics, drug addiction and abuse are among the top causes of preventable death in San Diego. There are rehab programs specifically tailored to meet the needs of women, men, young adults, or those with co-occurring mental health disorders.

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