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Lynwood, CA Alcohol and Drug Rehab Centers

Lynwood, CA has nearby treatment options including: 1 medicare program, 1 inpatient treatment center, 1 drug rehab that takes private insurance like Aetna, 1 detox center, 2 outpatient rehabs.

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Drug and Alcohol Rehabs Serving the Lynwood, California Area:

    drug treatment facility - Los Angeles Teen Challenge Home of Hope CA
    10115 Long Beach Boulevard
    Lynwood, CA. 90262
    (323) 357-6993

    At Los Angeles Teen Challenge Home of Hope, one of the most common questions we get asked is why they should select a religious substance abuse treatment program. There are a number of things that make us unique compared to other drug rehab programs, and we believe these differences are some of the biggest reasons our program works so well. We can offer healing in a way that traditional substance abuse treatment programs can't through Christ.

    alcohol treatment program - Shields for Families CA
    2620 Industry Way
    Lynwood, CA. 90262
    323-242-5000 x1200

    SHIELDS for Families is a community-based 501c3 non-profit organization located in South Los Angeles serving individuals, children, and families through comprehensive and collaborative social services for child and youth development, child welfare, mental health, substance abuse treatment, and supportive services such as food, transportation, housing, legal services, and educational and vocational training.

    Canon Human Services Centers Inc Brown Scapular ProgramSAMHSA

    alcohol rehab facility - Canon Human Services Centers Inc CA
    9705 South Holmes Avenue
    Los Angeles, CA. 90002

    Canon Human Services Centers Inc is 2.8 miles from Lynwood, CA

    Canon Human Services Centers Inc provides recovery care and rehabilitation services such as intensive outpatient treatment, short term drug treatment, outpatient detoxification centers, long term drug rehab programs, inpatient drug and alcohol rehab facilities, and others to people residing in the Lynwood, CA. area so that they overcome their drug and alcohol use disorders and achieve full sobriety. It has services - such as substance abuse counseling approach, cognitive/behavior therapy, dual diagnosis drug rehab, activity therapy, trauma-related counseling, 12-step facilitation approach, and others - which follow its philosophy of the programs that work most effectively. This is because Canon Human Services Centers Inc knows that complete recovery can only be achieved through highly individualized and personalized care.

    Further, the addiction treatment program specializes in many other programs - like suicide prevention services, transgender or (LGBT) clients, persons with eating disorders, clients with HIV/AIDS, legal advocacy, self-help groups and more - as well as many other treatment methods that you can find listed below. Further, this alcohol and drug rehab program has aftercare programs that work in line with its treatment modalities to make sure that clients achieve permanent, full, and lasting abstinence and sobriety from drugs and alcohol.

    Lastly, Canon Human Services Centers Inc accepts private medical insurance, cash or self-payment, military insurance, medicaid, medicare, county or local government funds, other state funds, and more.

      Commonly Asked Questions about Addiction and Treatment

      What areas of the body are most effected by long term drug abuse?

      Long-term drug abuse can have significant impacts on various systems and organs within the body. The specific effects can vary depending on the type of drug used, but here are some general areas that can be affected:

      Brain: Drug abuse can change the brain's structure and function, leading to alterations in behavior, judgment, memory, decision-making, and even mental health. Chronic use can lead to neurological disorders and cognitive decline.

      Heart: Many drugs put a significant strain on the cardiovascular system, leading to a range of heart-related issues. These can include increased heart rate, high blood pressure, damaged heart muscle, irregular heartbeat, and an increased risk of heart attack and stroke.

      Liver: The liver plays a key role in metabolizing substances, including drugs. Chronic drug use can lead to a variety of liver conditions, such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, and liver failure.

      Lungs: Drugs that are smoked or inhaled can cause serious lung damage. This can lead to chronic bronchitis, emphysema, lung cancer, and other respiratory diseases. Opioids can also slow breathing, potentially leading to hypoxia, a condition where not enough oxygen reaches the brain.

      Kidneys: Certain drugs can lead to kidney damage and disease, including kidney failure. This can be caused by increased body temperature, breakdown of muscle tissue that clogs the kidneys, and direct kidney toxicity from the drugs themselves.

      Digestive System: Drug use can also affect the digestive system, leading to nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and changes in appetite and metabolism. Some drugs can also cause significant damage to the stomach and intestines.

      Skin: Certain drugs can also affect the skin, leading to conditions like acne, skin infections, or skin picking resulting in sores. Intravenous drug use can lead to collapsed veins and infections of the blood vessels and heart valves.

      Immune System: Some drugs can weaken the immune system, making users more susceptible to infections, diseases, and certain types of cancer.

      It's important to note that the specific health effects of drug abuse can vary depending on the individual, the drug(s) used, the frequency and duration of use, and other factors. Seeking professional help and treatment is crucial for mitigating the negative health consequences of drug abuse.

      How does drug addiction affect the family unit?

      Drug addiction can have far-reaching consequences not only for the individual struggling with substance use, but also for their family unit. Family members may experience various emotional, social, and financial challenges as a result of a loved one's addiction. Some of the ways drug addiction can impact the family unit include:

      • Emotional strain: Family members may experience a range of emotions, such as fear, anger, frustration, guilt, and sadness, as they grapple with their loved one's addiction. These emotions can be overwhelming and may lead to mental health issues, such as anxiety or depression, among family members.
      • Family dynamics: Drug addiction can alter family dynamics, leading to increased conflict, mistrust, and communication breakdowns. This may result in a dysfunctional family environment and strained relationships among family members.
      • Role changes: Family members may be forced to take on new roles to compensate for the challenges brought on by the addiction. For example, a spouse or older child may assume additional responsibilities for managing the household, providing financial support, or caring for younger siblings.
      • Neglect of responsibilities: The individual struggling with addiction may neglect their responsibilities as a parent, spouse, or sibling, leaving other family members to bear the burden of these responsibilities.
      • Financial strain: The costs associated with obtaining drugs and potential job loss due to addiction can place a significant financial burden on the family. This may result in debt, inability to meet basic needs, or even homelessness.
      • Legal issues: Family members may face legal problems as a result of their loved one's drug-related activities, such as theft or drug possession. Legal issues can create additional financial strain and emotional stress for the family.
      • Safety concerns: Drug addiction can expose family members to unsafe situations, such as violence, drug-related criminal activities, or the presence of dangerous substances within the home.
      • Impact on children: Children in families affected by drug addiction may experience emotional, behavioral, and developmental challenges. They may be at greater risk for academic difficulties, mental health disorders, and substance abuse themselves later in life.
      • Social isolation: Family members may become socially isolated due to stigma, shame, or fear associated with their loved one's addiction. This can lead to a loss of support networks and further emotional strain.

      Does a drug abuser lose empathy for others?

      Chronic drug abuse can indeed affect an individual's ability to empathize with others, but it's important to note that this doesn't occur in every case and can depend on a variety of factors, including the specific substance used, the duration and severity of the abuse, and the individual's personal characteristics.

      Drugs alter the brain's structure and function, including areas associated with empathy and social cognition, such as the prefrontal cortex and the amygdala. Over time, these changes can lead to decreased empathy, making it harder for individuals to understand or share the feelings of others.

      Additionally, the lifestyle associated with chronic drug abuse can also contribute to a loss of empathy. As individuals become more focused on obtaining and using drugs, they may start to neglect their relationships and responsibilities, which can further erode their ability to connect with others on an emotional level.

      Furthermore, individuals with substance use disorders often experience a range of negative emotions, such as guilt, shame, anxiety, and depression, which can make it harder for them to empathize with others. They might also become defensive or dismissive of others' feelings as a way of protecting themselves from these negative emotions.

      However, it's important to note that these changes are not necessarily permanent. Many people who recover from substance use disorders are able to rebuild their capacity for empathy with time, treatment, and effort. Cognitive-behavioral therapies, mindfulness practices, and other therapeutic approaches can help individuals to improve their emotional understanding and empathy.

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