MHS - Center Star ACT

MHS - Center Star ACT

Drug Rehab Center in San Diego, 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.

    Alcoholism, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opioid Addiction

    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.

    Alcoholism Treatment at MHS - Center Star ACT

    Alcoholism treatment involves addiction education, individual psychotherapy, group therapy, and family therapy. Treatment for alcoholism often involves medical detoxification, in which a person is hospitalized for observation and medical support due to intense and often dangerous withdrawal symptoms. The goal of alcoholism treatment at MHS - Center Star ACT is complete abstinence from alcohol.

    Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

    Opioids are a series of medicines that are used for pain relief. Opioid addiction refers to the compulsive pursuit of opioids, even though they are not medically needed. Medication-assisted therapy at MHS - Center Star ACT in San Diego, CA requires care in which both medications, medication, and behavioral treatments are used.

    Levels of Care Offered

    MHS - Center Star ACT offers a variety of treatment.

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

    Aftercare Support

    Aftercare support involves the support given to a San Diego, California patient after they complete treatment. It helps them adjust to normal life. It may include setting them up in a halfway house and enrolling them in programs like Narcotics Anonymous (NA) and Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). MHS - Center Star ACT‘s patients may also be provided with career training to help them get back into the job force.

    Outpatient Program

    When remaining at their job in San Diego, or continuing their studies, the individual may live with their family while utilizing MHS - Center Star ACT‘s outpatient services. Treatment requires counseling the patient at the individual level, in a group setting, about substance addiction, drugs, and therapy sessions.

    Residential

    Residential treatment programs are those that offer housing and meals in addition to substance abuse treatment. Rehab facilities that offer residential treatment allow patients to focus solely on recovery, in an environment totally separate from their lives. Some rehab centers specialize in short-term residential treatment (a few days to a week or two), while others solely provide treatment on a long-term basis (several weeks to months). Some offer both, and tailor treatment to the patient’s individual requirements.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at MHS - Center Star ACT.

    Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Experiential Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Life Skills

    Individual Therapy

    Individual professional counseling or individual therapy refers to the one-on-one interaction between a patient and his or her counselor at MHS - Center Star ACT in San Diego, CA. Individual therapy allows for more privacy, one that group interactions can’t provide. It makes it easier for the counselor and the patient to deal with the central issues, which are likely the culprits of substance addiction.

    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. The impact of substance abuse is not just on the patient but on the entire family. Family therapy ensures that the patient gets adequate support from the family members after the treatment making the recovery process sustainable

    • Family therapy guides all the members of the family to help the patient.
    • It helps to repair relationships and improve communication between family members.
    • It helps to keep the patient engaged and motivated throughout the treatment.

    Group Counseling

    Group therapy is an important tool in recovery. Finding a peer group in San Diego, CA and others who relate to your situation is a fundamental tool for recovery at MHS - Center Star ACT. Addiction tends to lead to isolation and feelings of uniqueness. The accountability and friendship that is found in group therapy can be more effective than any single other treatment approach. This is generally introduced early in recovery and is recommended as a lifetime treatment habit.

    Patient Experience

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

    Experiential Therapy at MHS - Center Star ACT

    Experiential therapy works by using tools and activities to recreate past experiences. Role-playing, arts and crafts, music, animal care, rock climbing, etc. are some of the activities used in this therapy. It is different from medication and talk therapy and suits those who have difficulty expressing themselves.

    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.
    Address Information
    4283 El Cajon Blvd
    San Diego, California 92105
    Phone Number
    (619) 521-1743
    Meta Details
    Updated May 29, 2021
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    Location
    MHS - Center Star ACT Location and Directions

    4283 El Cajon Blvd
    San Diego, California 92105

    Center Type

    Alcoholism, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opioid Addiction

    Ownership
    Language
    English
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