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Conditions and Issues Treated
A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.
Alcoholism, Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Opioid Addiction
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 VA San Diego Healthcare System - Escondido CBOC
Alcoholism is one of the most common forms of addiction. Abstinence is the recommended treatment approach. Patients detox and attend therapy sessions with VA San Diego Healthcare System - Escondido CBOC professionals, to encourage non-addictive behaviors. This works to improve the patient’s health and mental outlook.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment
With so many people struggling with opioid addiction, opioid addiction treatment is more critical than ever before. Patients often take opioids when they face a painful injury. When someone begins taking opioids such as Vicodin or oxycodone differently than how the medications were prescribed, this points to opioid addiction.
Stopping these types of medications abruptly is not safe. That is where opioid addiction treatment at VA San Diego Healthcare System - Escondido CBOC in Escondido, CA comes in. Most opioid addiction treatment facilities start with detox and move to rehabilitation services while providing medical support during the process.
Getting over an opioid addiction takes time and determination, but with the right support and resources, those struggling with opioid addiction can recover and move forward with their lives.
Levels of Care Offered
VA San Diego Healthcare System - Escondido CBOC offers a variety of treatment.
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Outpatient, Residential, with additional therapies available as listed below.
Aftercare support plays an important role when sustaining a patient’s full recovery at VA San Diego Healthcare System - Escondido CBOC. Patients also receive assistance in making living arrangements in halfway houses. Career counseling is available for those who want a fresh start. There are also local community programs in Escondido, CA such as Alcoholics Anonymous.
Addiction is often caused by an underlying issue. Mental illnesses like schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or anxiety disorder could lie at the root. A dual diagnosis by VA San Diego Healthcare System - Escondido CBOC aims to treat the addiction as well as the cause of the addiction. This ensures the patient will not fall back on old ways after treatment is complete.
Outpatient treatment can be considered the lowest intensity level of addiction treatment in Escondido, CA. It is ideal for early phase addiction or lower intensity addictions. VA San Diego Healthcare System - Escondido CBOC peer group support, 12-step programs, and individual counseling may still be involved.
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 VA San Diego Healthcare System - Escondido CBOC.
Experiential Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Life Skills, Nicotine Replacement Therapy, Nutrition Therapy, Trauma Therapy
Individual professional counseling or individual therapy refers to the one-on-one interaction between a patient and his or her counselor. Individual therapy allows for more privacy, one that group interactions can’t provide. Therefore, it becomes easier for a person to unload and become more open to his or her counselor.
Another benefit of individual therapy at VA San Diego Healthcare System - Escondido CBOC in Escondido, CA is that all sessions aim to speed up a single person’s progress. It makes it easier for the counselor and the patient to deal with the central issues, which are likely the culprits of substance addiction.
Once the roots of the problems are addressed, it becomes less challenging for a recovering patient to maintain sobriety and brush off temptations.
In group therapy, the patient undergoes sessions with other patients dealing with similar problems under the guidance of a trained counselor. The members of the group interact with each other and talk freely about their issues. The recovery of members of the group from the problems that they face gives the patients confidence that they can also overcome their addiction.
Group therapy at VA San Diego Healthcare System - Escondido CBOC reduces the feeling of loneliness and improves the coping skills of the patients. Group therapy provides patients with continuous feedback from other members. The group dynamics ensure that members start having some structure and routine in their lives.
Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT)
NRT, also known as nicotine replacement therapy, allows someone to get the effects of nicotine without chewing or smoking. It is often done with a patch, allowing those who want to quit relying on nicotine to better manage their cravings. As the cravings get easier to manage, the doses of nicotine get reduced until nicotine is no longer needed.
Trauma TherapyTrauma therapy zeroes in on traumatic incidents that a VA San Diego Healthcare System - Escondido CBOC patient in
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Experiential Therapy at VA San Diego Healthcare System - Escondido CBOC
Experiential therapy can involve acting, props, arts and crafts, animal care or other tools. It can help revisit and heal from past traumas. Trust between the therapist at VA San Diego Healthcare System - Escondido CBOC and individual is important for success and grown over the stay.
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