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Lucile Packard Childrens Hospital

Lucile Packard Childrens Hospital

Drug Rehab Center in Palo Alto, California

  • Mental Health
  • Eating Disorder
  • Dual Diagnosis

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital is a world-renowned facility located in Palo Alto, California, providing an integrated approach to addiction, dual diagnosis, eating disorder, and mental health treatment, with evidence-based therapies and holistic services combined to develop customized recovery plans. It accepts private health insurance and works to make treatment affordable.

About This Palo Alto, CA Facility

Located in Palo Alto, California, Lucile Packard Childrens Hospital is a prestigious treatment facility that focuses on the needs of individuals facing dual diagnosis, eating disorders, and mental health issues. This hospital offers comprehensive services to those looking to embark on their journey towards sobriety. With its convenient location and renowned reputation, Lucile Packard Childrens Hospital provides a peaceful and supportive environment for individuals seeking treatment.

Lucile Packard Childrens Hospital offers an array of specialized services aimed at addressing addiction and substance abuse. Utilizing evidence-based approaches, their dedicated team of professionals tailors individualized treatment plans for each patient. The facility provides outpatient levels of care including dual-diagnosis support and outpatient counseling sessions to address underlying issues contributing to addiction or mental health disorders such as trauma or anxiety. Additionally, they accept private health insurance which can ease the financial burden often associated with seeking quality treatment services.

  • 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

    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 Lucile Packard Childrens Hospital is essential to understand the addiction better.

    Levels of Care Offered

    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 programs are the standard for addiction treatment. About 9 in 10 U.S. adolescents entering addiction treatment enroll in these programs, so you’re not alone in Palo Alto, CA. Treatment is delivered in different settings – offices, clinics, and primary care clinics.

    Facilities offer a variety of services, such as individual and group counseling and family therapy. During the sessions, you work with a team of experts that include: General physicians, Psychiatrists, Social Workers, and Psychologists. The main goals of outpatient recovery programs are to help addicted individuals reduce drug use and addictive behaviors, eventually becoming entirely sober.

    Lucile Packard Childrens Hospital‘s Therapies & Programs

    In addiction recovery at Lucile Packard Childrens Hospital, therapy plays a significant role. This helps patients get to the root of their addiction and discover how the problems that contributed to their use can be handled better. Therapy can be performed in a group and one on one settings. The patient interacts with the therapist in a one-on-one atmosphere during individual therapy. This encourages them to reflect on the underlying addiction problems and develop ways to avoid potential future abuse.

    Recovering from addiction involves recovering relationships as well. One of the most common areas of stress and damage during addiction is in intimate relationships. Couples therapy at Lucile Packard Childrens Hospital can rebuild trust and joy that may have been damaged. Addiction involves everyone in the family, not only the addict.

    Family roles can change in damaging ways that may require professional help to rebalance. Successful intimate relationships can decrease the chances for relapse by ensuring a healthy environment after rehab in Palo Alto, CA.

    Addiction and alcoholism affect the entire family. For this reason, family therapy is vital to a person’s recovery from addiction. In contrast to couples counseling, family therapy at Lucile Packard Childrens Hospital may include siblings, children, parents, and other significant people in the recovering person’s life. Family support is one of the most important pillars of recovery.

    In group therapy, the patient undergoes sessions with other patients at Lucile Packard Childrens Hospital who are dealing with similar problems. The members of the group interact with each other and talk freely about their issues at scheduled sessions. Group therapy reduces the feeling of loneliness and improves the coping skills of the patients. You are not alone in Palo Alto, California.

    Many people turn to drugs and alcohol as a way of processing trauma that has affected them in the past. Trauma can include abuse, neglect, the loss of a loved one and other unpleasant incidents. Trauma therapy at Lucile Packard Childrens Hospital helps patients process trauma. It gives them the tools to deal with it in a healthier manner.

    Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) is a type of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy that focuses on eliminating specific negative thoughts such as suicidal thoughts that can potentially lead to an individual inflicting self-harm. It is useful in the treatment of patients exhibiting uncontrollable emotions, intense mood swings, and borderline personality disorders.

    The term “Dialectic” means the integration of opposites. In the substance abuse context, DBT refers to accepting the patient’s addiction and working to change their thoughts and behavior. It improves life skills such as controlling the intense emotions without reacting impulsively, resolving the interpersonal conflicts effectively, and promoting awareness about self and others.

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) examines the relationship between a patient’s thoughts, feelings and behaviors. Lucile Packard Childrens Hospital aims to establish a healthy response to thoughts and feelings as an alternative to turning to drugs and alcohol. It also promotes healthy communication between addicts and those around them. It is and effective therapy for people suffering with all types of addictions.

    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
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    Additional Details

    Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
    Lucile Packard Childrens Hospital Location and Directions
    Address Information725 Welch Rd
    Palo Alto, California 94304 Phone Number(650) 497-8000 Meta DetailsUpdated November 25, 2023
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    Palo Alto, 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.

    According to recent statistics, around 9% of the population in Palo Alto, CA, struggles with addiction to drugs or alcohol. In 2014, 4,836 Palo Alto residents aged 12 or older had used an illicit drug, which is about 10.3% of the population in that age group. Several excellent drug rehab programs are available in Palo Alto. The most common treatments include inpatient and outpatient programs, 12-step programs, detoxification, and medication-assisted treatment.

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