Searching for a Substance Abuse Treatment Center in Poway, CA
Since the beginning of its establishment, the settlers and residents of Poway have been a proud and hard working group. The women of the early 20th century worked hard and provided not only for their family but also for the "œhands." They took care of their children with little outside help and looked to the Indians to provide home remedies for ailments. They grow a strong backbone here in Poway and are not afraid to show to newcomers how to help.
Because of the pride, some residents may fear being shunned for having an addiction. Poway in way condones the shunning of members for something they can't control any longer. They have provided rehabilitation centers for those who have fallen victim. There is nothing stronger than pride, except the determination of a community when they are helping those in need. If you know someone, or you yourself is suffering from an addiction, don't hesitate!
Give us a call now at: (866) 578-7471
Poway offers both inpatient and outpatient services. If you are worried that you won't be able to seek treatment because you can't afford it, check out our Verify Insurance page. There, you'll check to see what substance rehab it offered as part of your care package.
How Do Patients Cope With Cravings for Drugs or Alochol in Rehab?
The first step for patients in rehab is detox"”detoxifying their body to prepare them for rehab. Patients have to stop using the substances they are dependent on so those toxins can be flushed from their system. The effect of stopping using is withdrawal. There is a variety of methods for helping patients deal with the cravings in withdrawal. For more severe symptoms, medications are prescribed. There are other factors in determining how to handle their cravings and desires, including the type of substance they used, their sensitivity to it.
For those addicted to alcohol and benzos, be especially careful when you stop using. These substances have withdrawal symptoms that can be very serious and even deadly. If you're addicted to these substances, it is strongly recommended that you receive treatment in a medically accredited detox facility.
Consider traveling for treatment in another city or state to get away from the conditions and people that may make it tempting for you to use.
Recovery is a life-long process, and you will face many temptations to use drugs or alcohol. One of the greatest aids in this battle is attending weekly support group meetings. You can find one for whatever your affliction is, be it alcohol, cocaine, meth or virtually any substance. You can also find a sponsor at group meetings to personally help you on your path to recovery. 12-step programs are also helpful to recovering addicts. They help recovering addicts by helping them be more accountable, and to enable them to make amends for people they may have harmed through their addiction.