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Sedona, AZ Alcohol and Drug Rehab Centers

Sedona, AZ has several nearby treatment choices including: 1 medicare program, 2 inpatient rehab centers, 3 drug rehabs that take PPO insurance like Blue Cross Blue Shield, 1 drug detox, 2 outpatient treatment programs.

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Drug and Alcohol Rehab Facilities Serving the Sedona, Arizona Area:

    drug rehab program - Alternative to Meds Center AZ
    185 Roadrunner Road
    Sedona, AZ. 86336

    Based in Sedona, AZ, the Alternative to Meds Center is a holistic treatment facility. As the name suggests, it focuses on treatments that do not involve the use of medications. Instead, it helps clients deal with their problems linked to substance use disorders and addiction as well as mental health issues in a holistic way.

    Flagstaff Medical Center Behavioral Health ServicesSAMHSA

    alcohol rehab facility - Flagstaff Medical Center AZ
    1200 North Beaver Street
    Flagstaff, AZ. 86001

    Flagstaff Medical Center is 28.3 miles from Sedona, Arizona

    The Flagstaff Medical Center is located in Flagstaff, AZ. A level 1 trauma center and major hospital, it started operating in 1936 when it was founded by Dr. Charles Sechrist. Today, it has 270 inpatient beds and a staff comprised of 190 physicians. This makes it ones of the biggest hospitals in the local community of Flagstaff.

    Northern Arizona Substance Abuse ServicesSAMHSA

    drug rehab facility - Northern Arizona AZ
    2575 East 7th Avenue
    Flagstaff, AZ. 86004

    Northern Arizona is 29.3 miles from Sedona, AZ

    Northern Arizona provides recovery care and rehab services such as outpatient detox facilities, inpatient rehab programs, short term drug and alcohol rehab facilities, outpatient individual counseling, long term drug rehab facilities, and others to clients living in the Sedona area so that they conquer their drug and alcohol use disorders and find full recovery. It has services - such as matrix model, motivational interviewing, group therapy, dual diagnosis drug rehab, rational emotive behavioral therapy, individual psychotherapy, and others - which follow its philosophy of the programs that work most effectively. This is because Northern Arizona believes that full sobriety can only be achieved through highly individualized and personalized care.

    In addition, the alcohol and drug treatment program specializes in many other programs - like residential beds for client's children, clients with HIV/AIDS, co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, seniors or older adults, housing services, persons with post-traumatic stress disorder and more - as well as many other treatment modalities that you can find listed below. Further, this alcohol and drug rehabilitation program has aftercare plans that work in line with its treatment modalities to ensure that individuals achieve full, lasting, and permanent sobriety, stability, and abstinence from drugs and alcohol.

    Lastly, Northern Arizona accepts private health insurance, private pay, payment assistance, medicare, medicaid, state education funds, access to recovery (atr) voucher, and more.

    Mingus Mountain Estates Emily HouseSAMHSA

    alcohol treatment facility - Mingus Mountain Estates AZ
    3801 North Robert Road
    Prescott Valley, AZ. 86314

    Mingus Mountain Estates is 30.8 miles from Sedona, Arizona

    Mingus Mountain Academy is a Joint Commission accredited residential treatment center for emotionally and behaviorally at-risk adolescent girls. Founded in 1985, the Academy is located on a 120-acre campus surrounded by National Forest, 25 minutes from the town of Prescott Valley, Arizona. Our ability to motivate the girls toward a positive, healthy future is a large factor in our success. To this end, our program combines a positive peer culture, caring staff, careful medical treatment, individualized psychotherapy and education, and numerous activities including our unique equestrian program. The peer culture uses the power of positive peer influence to address behavioral problems. Because many of the students who come to us have experienced significant trauma, our treatment team is specially trained to address these issues within our safe, structured, and nurturing environment. An emphasis on family therapy fosters successful reunification with families. Four therapeutic group homes give students the opportunity to re-enter society, living in nearby communities and getting part time jobs if they wish, while continuing their treatment and education on campus.

      Commonly Asked Questions about Addiction and Treatment

      How do addictive drugs influence behavior?

      Addictive drugs influence behavior by interacting with the brain's reward system. This system is responsible for driving pleasurable feelings and motivating behaviors essential to human survival, such as eating and socializing. Addictive substances can hijack this system, leading to changes in behavior and brain function.

      Here's a simplified explanation of how this works:

      Alteration of Neurotransmitter Activity: Addictive substances often increase the levels of certain neurotransmitters, chemicals that transmit signals between nerve cells in the brain. One key neurotransmitter affected by many drugs is dopamine, which is closely associated with feelings of pleasure and reward.

      Overstimulation of the Reward System: By increasing dopamine levels, addictive drugs overstimulate the reward system, often creating a sense of euphoria. This intense pleasure can lead individuals to repeat the drug use to recapture this feeling.

      Development of Tolerance and Dependence: Over time, the brain adapts to the increased dopamine levels by producing less dopamine or reducing the number of receptors that can receive signals. As a result, the drug's effects are lessened, a phenomenon known as tolerance. This can lead users to take increasingly larger doses of the drug to achieve the same dopamine high. This cycle can lead to dependence, where the brain relies on the drug to function normally.

      Withdrawal and Cravings: When the drug is not taken, withdrawal symptoms can occur as the brain attempts to rebalance itself. These can include negative emotions like anxiety and depression, physical symptoms like nausea or restlessness, and intense cravings for the drug.

      Compulsive Drug-seeking Behavior: As the cycle of tolerance, dependence, withdrawal, and cravings continues, individuals may engage in compulsive drug-seeking behavior, even when faced with negative health, social, or legal consequences. This is a key characteristic of addiction.

      Impairment in Decision-making and Self-control: Long-term drug use can also cause changes to other areas of the brain that impair decision-making, self-control, judgment, learning, and memory, further fueling the cycle of addiction.

      What is smart recovery?

      SMART Recovery (Self-Management and Recovery Training) is a global community of mutual-support groups that provide a structured, scientifically grounded program to help people manage their recovery from any type of addictive behavior, including substance abuse and behavioral addictions.

      SMART Recovery's approach is different from other recovery programs like Alcoholics Anonymous or Narcotics Anonymous, which are based on the 12-step model. Instead of focusing on the concept of "powerlessness" over addiction, SMART Recovery emphasizes self-empowerment and self-reliance. It promotes the ability of individuals to change their own thoughts and behaviors to overcome addiction.

      The SMART Recovery program is based on principles of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and motivational interviewing. It is designed around a 4-point program:

      1. Building and maintaining motivation: This helps individuals to build their motivation to change and avoid relapsing.
      2. Coping with urges: This gives individuals the skills to deal with urges or cravings as they arise.
      3. Managing thoughts, feelings, and behaviors: This is about developing healthy thoughts, emotions, and actions in place of the destructive ones that can lead to addictive behaviors.
      4. Living a balanced life: This involves individuals identifying what they truly value in life and building their lives around those values, leading to satisfaction and fulfillment beyond their addiction.

      SMART Recovery meetings, both in-person and online, are facilitated by trained volunteers and are free to attend, though donations are appreciated. The program also offers a variety of tools and techniques for self-empowerment and self-directed change, available in various formats such as handbooks, worksheets, and online resources.

      How can society prevent teen substance abuse?

      Preventing teen substance abuse requires a comprehensive, multifaceted approach that involves various sectors of society, including families, schools, communities, and the healthcare system. Here are some strategies that can be employed:

      Education and Awareness: Schools and communities can provide education about the dangers of substance abuse, the nature of addiction, and the benefits of healthy lifestyle choices. This education should be accurate, age-appropriate, and engaging.

      Family Engagement: Parents and caregivers play a critical role in prevention. They can talk openly with their children about substance abuse, set clear expectations around substance use, monitor their children's activities and friendships, and provide a supportive and nurturing environment.

      Early Intervention: Early identification of risk factors for substance abuse (such as mental health issues, academic struggles, or behavioral problems) can allow for timely intervention. Healthcare providers, educators, and parents can all play a role in identifying and addressing these risk factors.

      Access to Mental Health Services: Teens with mental health conditions are at a higher risk of substance abuse. Ensuring access to mental health services can help address these underlying issues and reduce the risk of substance abuse.

      Healthy Activities: Providing teens with opportunities for healthy, engaging activities (like sports, arts, volunteering, etc.) can reduce boredom and stress, provide a sense of purpose and belonging, and offer positive alternatives to substance use.

      Community Support: Communities can create environments that support healthy choices and discourage substance use. This can include things like enforcing age restrictions on the sale of alcohol and tobacco, providing safe and substance-free recreational opportunities for teens, and fostering a community culture that values health and wellbeing.

      Substance Abuse Programs: Schools and communities can implement evidence-based substance abuse prevention programs. These programs can teach skills for resisting peer pressure, making healthy decisions, and coping with stress.

      Policy Measures: Policies can be implemented that help prevent substance abuse, such as those that limit the advertising of alcohol and tobacco products, regulate the prescription of addictive medications, and support substance abuse prevention and treatment services.

      Peer Support and Leadership: Peer-led initiatives can be very effective in preventing teen substance abuse. Teens may be more likely to listen to and be influenced by their peers. Peer leaders can model healthy behaviors, challenge norms around substance use, and provide support to their peers.

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