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Los Gatos, California Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation Centers

Los Gatos, CA has nearby choices for addiction treatment including: 0 medicaid treatment center, 3 inpatient rehab centers, 4 drug rehabs that take private insurance like Cigna, 3 drug detox, 2 outpatient treatment programs.

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Drug and Alcohol Rehab Facilities Serving the Los Gatos, California Area:

    drug rehab program - Los Gatos Medical Center Inc CA
    16421 Greenwood Lane
    Los Gatos, CA. 95030

    Los Gatos Medical Center Inc is dedicated to helping the residents of Los Gatos, California and the surrounding areas to getting their life back after struggling with substance abuse. Los Gatos Medical Center Inc offers a wide array of services in line with their philosophy of treatments that work - including long term drug treatment, outpatient substance abuse counseling, inpatient drug treatment, detoxification centers, short term drug and alcohol rehab facilities and others.

    Los Gatos Medical Center Inc also believes that it is necessary that every individual client gets specific treatments that are tailored to their needs to help ensure treatment is a success. This is why it is specialized in a wide variety of treatment modalities, including group therapy, substance abuse counseling approach, brief intervention approach, anger management, trauma-related counseling, cognitive/behavior therapy and others. In addition, Los Gatos Medical Center Inc is specialized in transgender or (LGBT) clients, persons with eating disorders, domestic violence, persons who have experienced sexual abuse, legal advocacy, suicide prevention services, as well as other special programs. In general, the treatment services that this alcohol and drug rehab facility uses strive to achieve true and lasting sobriety for each of its clients.

    Lastly, Los Gatos Medical Center Inc accepts private medical insurance, private pay, medicaid, medicare, sliding fee scale, other state funds, state education funds and more.

    Positive Progression IncSAMHSA

    alcohol rehab facility - Positive Progression Inc CA
    1721 Lollie Court
    San Jose, CA. 95124

    Positive Progression Inc is 4.8 miles from Los Gatos, CA

    Some of our services include medical detox, inpatient rehabilitation, day treatment, outpatient counseling along with a strong after care plan to help individuals in their continued recovery to live a successful life free from substance abuse and achieve effective rehabilitation. In our medically supervised program, you will be thoroughly screened by a Licensed Medical Doctor who is also a Registered Addiction Specialist and has been helping addicts who are suffering and need relief from addiction. His medical services includes a full medical detox from Alcohol, Opiates, amphetamines, pain medication and benzodiazepines and has been working in the Los Gatos community for over 35 years. Our program also specializes and treats dual diagnosis symptoms related to anxiety and depression which might be causing insomnia, or sleep disturbances. Our patients are often diagnosed with bi-polar when it is might be a chemically induced or enhanced condition that can be easily treated. Our mission is to find the root cause of the disease and behavior and possibly any unresolved emotional trauma issues while treating and supporting each individual sobriety while exploring alternatives through counseling, rehabilitation, and exercise, stress reduction so individuals can live a quality life free from these dangerous and addictive substances. It starts with a complete and individualized assessment and screening to find the right treatment plan for your individualized treatment needs.

    Summit Estate Recovery CenterJoint Commission CertifiedSAMHSA

    drug rehab facility - Summit Estate Recovery Center CA
    20640 3rd Street
    Saratoga, CA. 95070

    Summit Estate Recovery Center is 5.4 miles from Los Gatos, California

    Summit Estate Recovery Center is the premier alcoholism & drug abuse residential rehab in California. Located in Los Gatos CA; serving the Bay Area Northern California Silicone Valley and San Jose. Our team is standing by 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

    Camp Recovery Center Outpatient ServicesCARF AccreditedSAMHSA

    drug treatment program - Camp Recovery Center CA
    256 East Hamilton Avenue
    Campbell, CA. 95008

    Camp Recovery Center is 6.1 miles from Los Gatos, CA

    CRC Health treatment programs help 30,000 people each day overcome addiction and related issues. We are the nation's leader in behavioral healthcare.

      Commonly Asked Questions about Addiction and Treatment

      How does a person become addicted to drugs?

      Addiction to drugs is a complex process that involves a combination of biological, psychological, and social factors. It is not simply a matter of weak willpower or moral failing, but rather a chronic disease of the brain that can develop over time.

      Here's a simplified explanation of how a person may become addicted to drugs:

      1. Initial Use: The path to addiction often begins with the voluntary act of taking drugs. This could be due to curiosity, peer pressure, seeking pleasure or relief from stress, or even for medical reasons under prescription.
      2. Pleasure and Reward: Drugs alter the brain's normal functioning, typically leading to intense feelings of pleasure or the elimination of uncomfortable feelings. They do this by overstimulating the brain's reward system - particularly by releasing large amounts of a neurotransmitter called dopamine, which plays a significant role in feelings of pleasure and reward.
      3. Repeated Use and Tolerance: Over time, as a person continues to use the drug, the brain adjusts to the excess dopamine by producing less of it or reducing the ability of cells in the reward circuit to respond to it. This reduces the high, leading the person to take more of the drug in an attempt to recreate the original experience. This is known as developing a tolerance.
      4. Dependence: As the brain becomes used to the drug, physiological changes occur that make the person's body require the drug to function "normally." When the drug is not taken, withdrawal symptoms may be experienced, driving the person to continue using the drug to avoid these uncomfortable or even painful symptoms.
      5. Addiction: At this point, seeking and consuming the drug becomes a compulsion. The person may want to stop using the drug, but they find it extremely difficult or impossible to do so on their own, even in the face of negative consequences to their health, relationships, or other aspects of their life. The brain's cognitive functions related to judgment, decision-making, learning, memory, and behavior control are significantly altered, leading to harmful behaviors and the cycle of addiction.

      How can I get help for opioid addiction?

      If you or someone you know is struggling with opioid addiction, seeking help is a crucial first step towards recovery. There are several resources and options available to assist you in overcoming opioid addiction:

      • Consult a healthcare professional: Speak with a doctor, therapist, or counselor who is experienced in addiction treatment. They can assess your situation, provide guidance, and recommend appropriate treatment options based on your individual needs.
      • Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT): MAT combines medications like methadone, buprenorphine, and naltrexone with counseling and behavioral therapies to treat opioid addiction. These medications can help manage withdrawal symptoms, reduce cravings, and decrease the likelihood of relapse.
      • Inpatient treatment programs: Inpatient or residential treatment programs provide intensive, structured care in a controlled environment. These programs typically offer medical detoxification, therapy, counseling, and support group meetings to address the physical and psychological aspects of addiction.
      • Outpatient treatment programs: Outpatient programs provide therapy, counseling, and support while allowing individuals to continue living at home and attending work or school. These programs vary in intensity and duration, offering a flexible option for those who cannot commit to inpatient treatment.
      • Support groups: Attending support group meetings, such as Narcotics Anonymous (NA) or SMART Recovery, can provide valuable peer support and a sense of community during the recovery process. These meetings allow individuals to share experiences, learn coping strategies, and receive encouragement from others who have faced similar challenges.
      • Therapy and counseling: Individual, group, or family therapy can help address the underlying psychological and emotional issues contributing to opioid addiction. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Motivational Interviewing (MI) are among the evidence-based therapies that can be beneficial in the recovery process.
      • Helplines and crisis lines: If you need immediate assistance or information about opioid addiction and treatment resources, consider calling a helpline, such as our own (877-882-9275), or the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Helpline at 1-800-662-HELP (4357) or your local crisis hotline.
      • Online resources: Websites like the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) provide a wealth of information about opioid addiction and treatment options. Online forums and communities can also provide peer support and shared experiences.

      What are the causes of drug addiction?

      1. Genetic predisposition: Research has shown that genetic factors can contribute to an individual's vulnerability to drug addiction. Certain genes may influence how a person's brain processes and reacts to drugs, making them more prone to addiction.
      2. Brain chemistry: Drugs affect the brain's reward system by increasing the release of neurotransmitters such as dopamine and serotonin. This leads to feelings of pleasure and euphoria, which can reinforce drug-seeking behaviors and contribute to the development of addiction.
      3. Environmental factors: Exposure to drug use in one's surroundings, such as through family members or friends, can increase the likelihood of experimentation and eventual addiction. Additionally, factors like high levels of stress, poverty, and a lack of social support can increase vulnerability to addiction.
      4. Psychological factors: Emotional and mental health issues like depression, anxiety, and trauma can make individuals more susceptible to drug addiction. These issues can lead people to self-medicate with drugs in an attempt to cope, ultimately increasing the risk of addiction.
      5. Early exposure: Experimenting with drugs at a young age can increase the likelihood of developing addiction later in life. The adolescent brain is still developing, making it more susceptible to the effects of drugs and the development of addiction.
      6. Availability and accessibility: Easy access to drugs can increase the likelihood of drug use and addiction. When drugs are readily available in a person's environment, the chances of experimentation and continued use increase.

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