Addiction Treatment Services in California

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    Addiction Treatment Services in California Here at New Directions for Women, we offer women’s addiction treatment programs for women who are suffering from drug or alcohol abuse. Our substance abuse treatment approaches can help women to develop the tools they need in order to become and remain free from addiction.

    Our facility offers substance use disorder treatment that addresses the individual and specific needs of our clients. We understand that there are underlying issues when it comes to addiction development. So, we strive to get to the root of the disorder rather than treat it at a surface level.

    Additionally, our compassionate and understanding staff is aware of many of the reasons women may begin suffering from addiction. Women’s experiences are different from men’s experiences. Between gender expectations, low self-esteem, single motherhood, hormonal changes, and other life shifts, women can quickly become prey for substance use disorder. Thankfully, however, there is hope through the substance abuse rehab programs here at New Directions for Women!

    Our Treatment Programs

    The New Directions for Women treatment approach includes a full continuum of care so women can enter treatment at the right intensity, depending on the severity of their substance use disorder. Our programs include:

    Whether you need residential (inpatient) treatment, a sober living program, or you’re looking for an intensive outpatient program to assist you, we’re here to help! As a women’s addiction treatment center, we provide gender-specific, culturally relevant, and holistic addiction treatment services that meet the special needs of ALL women. This means we offer programs that accommodate women with children, pregnant women in any trimester, and older women.

    Addiction Treatment Services

    At New Directions for Women, we treat women who are struggling with drug abuse and alcohol use disorder. Our mission is to assist our clients by providing comprehensive addiction treatment that meets them where they are. While some treatment centers may focus on just addiction, we strive to deal with the underlying causes of a person’s addiction. We work to help women safely work through recovery.

    Our addiction treatment center offers treatment plans for addictions to various drugs, including alcohol, prescription drugs, cocaine, heroin, meth, and other drugs.

    Alcoholism is a serious issue. Many individuals who have addictive behaviors develop a dependence on this legal and socially-accepted substance. Sadly, every year, countless women find themselves dealing with alcohol dependence, struggling to break free from its relentless grip.

    Although alcohol is often a part of social gatherings, family dinners, work events, and other such settings, its potential for problems must not be overlooked. Unfortunately, alcohol use disorder is common and quite harmful.

    Women who come to our addiction treatment center for help will find that we offer treatment plans for various types of substance abuse. Individuals who are struggling with drug addiction can get the help they need in a judgment-free zone. Women who suffer from addictions to the following substances:

    For some, recovery feels like a distant dream, an unachievable goal. But, the truth is that recovery is much more reachable than some women might think. Long-term recovery can become a reality for women who are suffering from addiction. Regardless of the traumatic events that may have caused addiction to develop, or the chronic pain that induced pain medication abuse, there is hope. Women who are struggling can find the help they need here at our treatment center.

    Here at our rehab center, we offer a wide range of therapeutic approaches as a part of treatment. These therapies include the following:

    Group therapy and individual therapy are both necessary and effective components of addiction treatment. While in group therapy, women can talk to their peers and therapists about the journey to freedom from addiction. Group therapy sessions enable people to develop support groups for their recovery.

    Individual addiction counseling provides a safe space for women to speak one-on-one with a therapist. In this setting, individuals can talk about their challenges and discuss any past trauma, stress, or other underlying issues.

    The Benefits of Receiving Treatment at New Directions for Women

    Addiction Treatment Services in California Providing a safe environment of care creates the space to treat women suffering from addiction and co-occurring mental disorders. The benefits of receiving treatment here at our addiction treatment center may include the following:

    • Women can feel safe and seen when surrounded by other women.

    • A women’s addiction treatment center offers a nurturing aspect to treatment.

    • Our treatment center acknowledges and understands the role of gender differences in addiction treatment.

    • A woman in treatment can concentrate on her physical, emotional, and spiritual growth without fear of judgment or belittlement.

    • While in a substance abuse program that treats only women, patients can be sure their individual needs will be understood and addressed.

    • Our women’s addiction treatment center offers a full continuum of care, offering support to women in every stage of recovery.

    Some of the amenities we offer include:

    • Meditation gardens

    • Butterfly sanctuaries

    • Fountains around campus so women can seek tranquility and balance

    Every staff member understands the sensitivities of working with women who are suffering from the effects of addiction. Having an all-female campus can help to minimize triggers that could show up in co-ed facilities. Also, it provides space for women to uncover their wounds and begin to heal them.

    We focus on helping our patients build healthy relationships so whenever the symptoms re-occur, each woman has a way to self-parent and self-soothe around their triggers.

    Dual Diagnosis Treatment Program

    Addiction Treatment Services in California Women who are suffering from substance use disorders may also struggle with the effects of mental health challenges. When people are dealing with co-occurring disorders, they may not know exactly how to seek treatment that will address all of their needs. But, here at our women’s addiction treatment center, we are committed to offering complete treatment. In other words, we aim to treat the “whole person” rather than only addressing one of the client’s needs. So, if you are suffering from substance abuse issues in addition to mental challenges, we are here to help!

    At New Directions, we understand that individuals who are dealing with co-occurring mental health and substance misuse need emotional support. The individuals in our care can certainly expect to receive such support throughout their recovery. We offer dual diagnosis treatment for women who are suffering from addiction combined with mental health disorders, such as the following:

    • Anxiety

    • Depression

    • Bipolar disorder

    • Personality disorders

    • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)

    • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

    • Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

    While we are a women’s addiction treatment center first and foremost, we understand that our clients may have other needs. This may include rehab for mental health issues. This is why we work diligently to provide comprehensive and compassionate care for those who are dealing with dual diagnoses.

    What to Expect at NDFW

    A day at New Directions for Women is split up with heavy processing in the morning, including trauma recovery groups. In the afternoon, we move into physical and spiritual healing. All the while we provide calm environments for holistic services, which help to build internal comfort in that quiet time we’re not processing trauma.

    In the evening, we participate in 12-step support, experience different places of faith, and complete the day with a gratitude closure group around the fire pit where we can celebrate our wins for the day. All of this allows our women to connect mind, body, and spirit for a successful recovery.

    Our Addiction Treatment Program Can Help You!

    Addiction Treatment Services in California We have over 40 years of experience in successfully treating women and helping their family members. As a result of our in-depth understanding of addiction rehab and recovery, we have found that dealing specifically with issues such as relationships, pregnancy, menopause, and self-esteem in gender-specific groups has a profound effect on the recovery process.

    At our facility, clients receive more than mere treatment. Women at our treatment center receive support, guidance, and the chance to build a new life. With NDFW, recovery is more than a “probability”. We strive to make recovery a “possibility” for our clients.

    Not only do we want to help you to stay sober. We also want to help you lead a thriving, fulfilling, and healthy life. Through our rehab program, we are helping women to address addiction one step at a time. So, take the first step toward freedom; contact us. Let us help you get your life back on track. Achieve long-term recovery today!

    Clinically Reviewed By:

    Heather Black-Coyne, LMFT, CADC II, Chief Clinical Officer

    Heather Black-Coyne, LMFT, CADC II, Chief Clinical Officer

    Heather most recently served as the Clinical Director of a gender-specific treatment center in Huntington Beach. She is trained in both Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), which serve the needs of our patients, many of whom have experienced both complex trauma and substance use disorder.

    Medically Reviewed By:

    Dr. Alejandro Alva, M.D., Consulting Medical Director

    Dr. Alejandro Alva, M.D., Consulting Medical Director

    Alejandro Alva, MD, has a focus on substance abuse and chemical dependency treatment and general psychiatric disorders. Dr. Alva earned his bachelor’s degree from California State University, Fullerton, and completed medical school at Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara School of Medicine in Mexico. He then returned to California, where he completed his psychiatric residency at the University of California, Irvine.

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