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St. Anthony Foundation - Father Alfred Center

St. Anthony Foundation - Father Alfred Center

Drug Rehab Center in San Francisco, California

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

St. Anthony Foundation - Father Alfred Center provides a comprehensive and holistic drug rehab program with evidence-based therapies and individualized relapse prevention strategies to help individuals suffering from substance abuse issues achieve sobriety.

About This California Facility

St. Anthony Foundation–Father Alfred Center, located in San Francisco, California, is a sanctuary for adult men seeking refuge and recovery from addiction and mental health issues. Focused on long term residential care, it offers no or low-cost treatment emphasizing a 12-step approach. With a capacity of 61 beds, this facility provides a unique blend of psychotherapy, work therapy, and life skills training in a home-like setting enriched with premium amenities like hiking trails.

Accredited by SAMHSA and carrying a state license, St. Anthony Foundation–Father Alfred Center ensures high-quality care for men who are unemployed and homeless. The program requires men to be sober for at least three days before enrollment, offering a personalized and comprehensive approach to addiction recovery. It includes medical assessments, tailored care planning, and an extensive range of therapeutic activities.

  • Work Therapy Program: Participants earn wages that support their treatment costs while gaining valuable job readiness skills.
  • Comprehensive Case Management: Offers clients personalized care planning and intensive counseling, addressing both addiction and any co-occurring mental health issues.
  • Aftercare and Community Reintegration Services: Prepares clients for successful re-entry into the community with vocational training and social service referrals.

St. Anthony Foundation–Father Alfred Center is adept at treating a range of issues including alcoholism, opioid addiction, dual diagnosis, and general substance abuse. Treatment methods encompass everything from individual, group, and family counseling to more innovative approaches such as experiential, nutrition, and recreational therapy, providing a thorough framework for recovery at all care levels.

Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • SAMHSA Listed
  • Accreditations

    State License

    SAMHSA

    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 Francisco, 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 St. Anthony Foundation - Father Alfred Center 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 St. Anthony Foundation - Father Alfred Center is essential to understand the addiction better.

    Levels of Care Offered at St. Anthony Foundation - Father Alfred Center

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

    Detox is a drug rehab process that begins before the actual drug rehab treatment. It is used to remove any residual toxins left in your body (and brain) after using drugs, and it is used with the intent to help you or your loved one complete drug rehab.

    If you are addicted to opiates like heroin, methadone, or prescription painkillers, you will detox with medication. This is because the withdrawal symptoms are often more intense and uncomfortable for an opiate addict than for someone who has abused or is dependent on other drugs, like cocaine.

    Inpatient programs are intensive regimes that require individuals suffering from serious addictions to admit themselves into a controlled environment. Inpatient programs in California generally span over 28 days to six months. The first step in an inpatient program is medically assisted detox. Doctors and addiction specialists at St. Anthony Foundation - Father Alfred Center monitor the individual’s vital signs as the drugs leave their system. Some inpatient rehab programs also provide counseling for family members to provide encouragement and emotional support. In inpatient programs, patients have access to 24-hour medical supervision.

    Aftercare comprises services that help recovering addicts readjust to normal day-to-day California activities. It can last a year or even longer. Services include individual and family counseling, medications to reduce cravings, and treatment of psychiatric and other medical conditions. Aftercare support begins once you have completed earlier stages of treatment.

    Therapies & Programs

    Therapy plays a major role in addiction recovery. It encourages patients to get to the root of their addiction and learn how to better handle the issues that led to using. Therapy can be conducted in group and one on one settings. In St. Anthony Foundation - Father Alfred Center‘s individual therapy, the patient meets with the therapist in a one on one setting. This allows them to focus on the underlying issues of addiction and come up with solutions to prevent future abuse.

    Attending group therapy at St. Anthony Foundation - Father Alfred Center in San Francisco, 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.

    Training someone on improved life skills allows for someone recovering from an addiction to feel more capable at taking care of him or herself. The skills taught at St. Anthony Foundation - Father Alfred Center in San Francisco, CA are daily skills that give a better recovery foundation by simply giving someone the tools they need to survive. They include communicating, time and money management, career guidance, and more.

    Addiction commonly results in malnutrition, vitamin and mineral deficiencies. This can be reflected in weight loss, hair loss or hair changes, skin irregularities. Eating correctly to replace lost vitamins and minerals while balancing your diet can build confidence. St. Anthony Foundation - Father Alfred Center will help you get back on track.

    Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) uses low-dose nicotine drugs to eliminate tobacco addiction from smokers. Without smoking, the treatment at St. Anthony Foundation - Father Alfred Center in San Francisco, CA brings nicotine into the bloodstream to minimize dependence on the physical habit, while detoxing the body from the attachment. To alleviate withdrawal symptoms, it also helps abusers to adapt to lower doses over time.

    Patient Experience

    Experiential Therapy at St. Anthony Foundation - Father Alfred Center

    This is a type of therapy that involves activity to recreate situations that may have caused trauma or negative emotions. Experiential therapy at St. Anthony Foundation - Father Alfred Center in San Francisco, 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.

    Payment Options Accepted

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  • Health Insurance
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
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    Additional Details

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    St. Anthony Foundation - Father Alfred Center Location and Directions
    Address Information121 Golden Gate Ave
    San Francisco, California 94102 Phone Number(415) 592-2831 Meta DetailsUpdated April 15, 2024
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    San Francisco, 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.

    There were 1,93 overdose deaths in San Francisco in 2016. This is a significant increase from the 1,11 overdose deaths reported in 2015. 16% of San Francisco residents aged 12 and older reported using an illicit drug. Drug abuse and addiction cost San Francisco an estimated $5 billion yearly. San Francisco's drug treatment facilities are designed to meet each patient's unique needs, providing the support and resources necessary for a successful recovery.

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