Scripps Mercy Hospital

Scripps Mercy Hospital

Drug Rehab Center in San Diego, California

About Facility

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Scripps Mercy Hospital is a Drug Addiction Treatment Facility located in San Diego, CA, that offers treatment fully covered by private insurance.

Treatment here is covered by most insurances, our independent research has indicated. Our admissions professionals are here to guide you through insurance verification and finding the best center available under your coverage. Lastly, self-pay or cash payment is an option.

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

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  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • 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

    Scripps Mercy Hospital offers a variety of treatment.

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

    Inpatient Care

    Inpatient rehab is intended to treat severe addictions and co-occurring disorders. The length of stay in California varies from four weeks to six months according to the individual needs. Inpatient rehab ensures that the patient stays in a substance-free environment at Scripps Mercy Hospital.

    Dual-Diagnosis

    People with dual diagnosis have coexisting addiction and a mental disorder. 9.2 million US adults had a co-occurring disorder in 2018, so not just limited to California residents. Best treatment combines medication, psychotherapy (talk therapy), support group, and inpatient rehabilitation. Sometimes, complementary therapies – yoga, massage, and acupuncture – may also be used.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at Scripps Mercy Hospital.

    Couples Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Experiential Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Nicotine Replacement Therapy, Nutrition Therapy, Trauma Therapy

    Individual Therapy

    Individual therapy aims to identify the core issues that would have led the patient to substance abuse and address the root cause effectively. Patients find the therapist as a person who they can trust. It helps them to open up and discuss personal and sensitive issues, which they may not be comfortable discussing in a group.

    Couples Therapy

    Couples therapy is an approach wherein the patients and their partners are engaged together as a part of the treatment process. When a person becomes a victim of substance abuse, it affects the patient and the people around him, particularly his partner. Their relationship can become strained due to lack of communication, financial issues, loss of trust, lack of intimacy, and physical abuse in more severe cases.

    Couples therapy addresses these issues and tries to rebuild the trust between the partners. The partner’s involvement in the process will result in greater chances of treatment success and sustained recovery.

    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. It helps to repair relationships and improve communication between family members.

    Group Counseling

    Group therapy happens at Scripps Mercy Hospital in a controlled group environment, as opposed to a one-on-one setting. It supports San Diego, CA patients’ recovery by offering a sense of comfort and letting them know that they are not alone. Through shared conversations, patients also learn to develop faith and understanding and gain insight on their addictions.

    Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT)

    Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is a treatment that helps people to quit smoking. NRT reduces the withdrawal symptoms by giving nicotine in low doses. It is safe for most adults, teens and pregnant women should not undergo NRT. Research shows that the use of NRT doubles the chances of quitting smoking.

    Trauma Therapy

    Unresolved trauma is often a key reason why many patients resorted to substance abuse. Trauma therapy refers to treatment wherein specialist therapists help the patients to resolve the trauma that led the patients to substance abuse. The trauma could be physical abuse, sexual abuse, war, natural disasters, divorce, accident, loss of a loved one, etc. Thinking of these traumatic events causes emotional disturbances like anxiety, depression and results in addiction. If trauma is the primary cause of substance abuse, then both issues must be addressed. Otherwise, there is a risk of relapse. Trauma therapy also improves the cognitive functions and provides long term benefits.

    Patient Experience

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

    Experiential Therapy at Scripps Mercy Hospital

    Experiential therapy works on the principle that the perception of individuals determines their behavior. It is different from medication and talk therapy and suits those who have difficulty in expressing themselves and interact. Experiential therapy works by using tools and activities to recreate past experiences and encourages the release of suppressed thoughts that were responsible for the negative feelings and drug addiction.

    Role-playing, arts and crafts, music, animal care, rock climbing, etc. are some of the activities used in this therapy. Gradually the individual will experience calmness and love and change their perception positively. Other than drug addiction, Experiential therapy is useful in various behavioral and eating disorders.

    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 Information4077 5th Ave
    San Diego, California 92103 Phone Number(619) 294-8111 Meta DetailsUpdated August 21, 2021
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    Scripps Mercy Hospital Location and Directions
    Location

    4077 5th Ave
    San Diego, California 92103

    Center Type

    Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health

    Ownership
    Language
    English
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