From Detox to Aftercare: A Journey Through Los Angeles’ Comprehensive Rehab Programs

Last Updated on December 4, 2023
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Writer: Adam Zagha
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Are you in the middle of an active addiction to alcohol or drugs? 

Let’s face it. It can feel difficult to see a way out of the addiction cycle. Even though you have a desire to live a life free of substance abuse, the psychological and physical hold that these alcohol and drugs can have over somebody can present challenges in overcoming your addictive behaviors. 

Fortunately, there’s hope for you and your journey towards addiction recovery. At Numa Recovery Centers, we genuinely believe that Los Angeles residents deserve to have a quality addiction treatment program that is focused on their individual needs for healing and supports personal growth toward accomplishing their goals for addiction recovery. 

Remember that your alcohol or drug addiction is unique to you and progresses later. Your healing journey should take time for you to obtain long-term addiction recovery. On top of that, we genuinely believe that your treatment program should take place over a long period that supports you in each phase of our full continuum of care. This guarantees you have the complete levels of care that you need as you heal from and conquer your addiction history. 

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We invite our patients to participate in the following levels of care when they decide to undergo addiction treatment within our Los Angeles detox and rehab center

  • Inpatient rehab
  • Medical detox
  • Outpatient treatment programs 
  • Aftercare programs and planning 

Participating in our integrated approach to healing will support you in healing from all the underlying causes of your addictive behaviors while offering you opportunities to build vital life skills and coping tools for relapse prevention to allow you to safely conquer any triggers and keep your new life of addiction recovery. 

Checking In 

When you first arrive at a detox and rehab program in Los Angeles, staff members will start by completing an intake interview to learn more about you. This is a crucial step in the rehab procedure, as this info will be used to customize your treatment plan. 

Be ready to answer different questions honestly. While talking about your life, your decisions, and your substance use can be challenging. However, you must remember that accurate details will help the staff create a program best fit for you and your needs. 

The Detox 

After the initial assessment, you must go through the detox process. Remember that detox is the process of eliminating alcohol and drugs from the body after extended use. This can be a complex process for some, but it’s essential to cleanse the body of such substances so you’re ready both mentally and physically for the work that lies ahead in rehab. 

Therapy 

Several types of therapies will be utilized throughout your recovery process. This will depend on your needs and the rehab program you’re attending. 

  • Individual Therapy 

Here, you will work with a mental health specialist in one-on-one sessions. During those sessions, you will take an honest look at yourself, your addiction, and the impact your addiction has had on your entire life. 

  • Family Counseling 

Studies have proven that having friends and family in the recovery process substantially enhances rehab outcomes. That being said, most addiction rehab facilities in Los Angeles provide family therapy as part of their rehab program. 

  • Group Therapy

Group therapy is considered the cornerstone of most rehab centers in Los Angeles. Group members, led by a professional therapist, discuss their challenges, experiences, and progress with addiction recovery. Other groups focus on particular stages of recovery, while some offer support for people who have mental health problems (such as social anxiety or difficulty managing anger). 

Aftercare Planning 

Toward the end of your time in a detox and rehab center in Los Angeles, you and your counselor will come up with a good continuing care plan according to the progress up to that point. Keep in mind that aftercare can substantially lessen alcohol and drug relapse rates. That makes it a crucial component of your treatment. 

Moreover, your plan will often involve medical and social support services. It may also involve transitional housing, such as a sober living home, counseling and follow-up therapy, alumni support groups, medical evaluations, and other lifestyle changes to help you cope with real-life triggers that may lead to relapse. 

Final Thoughts 

If you’re coping with a substance or drug use disorder, it is important that the needed help. It is just natural to feel scared or intimidated. However, remember that rehab is intended to help you accomplish lasting recovery.

If you are currently considering rehab as an alternative, you might take the first step by talking to your therapist, doctor, social worker, or counselor, or by calling NUMA Recovery Centers for more details. 

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Adam Zagha is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Los Angeles with over a decade of experience in addiction treatment and recovery. He holds a Master's degree in Clinical Psychology and is certified in EMDR therapy, CBT, DBT, and ACT. Prior to Numa Recovery Centers, Adam was CFO and the Director of Clinical Outreach at Transcend Recovery Community. Adam is committed to providing top-quality care to individuals seeking treatment for addiction and mental health issues. He also provides trainings and workshops on addiction, mental health, and mindfulness.
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