Is Residential Rehab Right for Me?
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Is Residential Rehab Right for Me?

Aside from making the decision to get help for your addiction, deciding which treatment center to go to can be one of the hardest decisions for someone to make. With so many options available to choose from, it can be hard to decipher which one is right for you, worth the cost, and will yield the best long-term results. If you are considering residential rehab, keep reading for a few reasons that residential rehab may be the right thing for you.

Residential Rehab is Complete Focus on Yourself

In residential rehab, you will have to leave home and live in the facility anywhere from 30 to 90 days, depending on your needs. You will focus on yourself completely; everything from your triggers, emotions, behaviors, coping mechanisms, and much more. By being able to dive deep and learn ways to improve yourself with no distractions, you will have a much better chance at long-term recovery.

If you are considering residential rehab but don’t want to travel too far, look into residential rehab options in your area. Channel Islands Rehab is perfect for people who live in Ventura County because they are able to feel a sense of privacy yet still be close enough to the familiarity of home and for the family to visit for therapy and support.

Custom Treatment Programs

Everyone suffers from addiction differently, which is why it is so important to look into a residential rehab that offers custom treatment programs. By being able to explore all the treatment options available and finding one that connects with you in a single facility, you are saving yourself time, money, and heartache of possible relapses and multiple facilities.

A Break from Toxicity and Triggers

Active addiction can bring about a lot of toxicity in one’s life. Individuals tend to surround themselves with other people who share their addiction who tend to be untrustworthy and, in turn, people can turn untrustworthy themselves. Since addiction can make people act in ways they normally wouldn’t when sober, individuals also begin to manipulate the ones around them. They can turn abusive, volatile, and toxic to be around. Being able to separate from this toxicity and learn better behaviors can be just the thing someone needs to self-reflect and improve their life.

In addition, there are many aspects of daily life that can be triggering. You might not even know that something is a trigger until long after you are sober. That is why it is so important to remove yourself from your normal environment and learn healthy coping skills for dealing with triggers before you return. By being able to recognize triggers, learn what your body does when you become stressed, and by being more in tune with your mind, you will be much better able to recognize and overcome triggering situations once you return home than if you were to stay home.

Medical Care and Safe Detox Options

Withdrawal from substances can be difficult and uncomfortable. There can be many debilitating symptoms that come along with detox according to Medical News Today, including:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Fast Heart Rate
  • Agitation
  • Headache
  • Insomnia
  • Sweating
  • Nightmares
  • Anxiety
  • Abdominal Cramps
  • Intense Drug Cravings

Luckily, Channel Islands Rehab offers medical detox options to more comfortably transition into sobriety. These medications can help block cravings, ease uncomfortable symptoms and, in some cases, slowly taper the user off drugs.

Focus on Family

Most residential rehab facilities also offer family therapy options to help bond the family back together. Spouses are often left hurt (often to the point of divorce) and children are left feeling scared and disappointed by broken promises and witnessing negative behaviors. The whole family needs to be able to recover from addiction, which is why Channel Islands Rehab started the unique Sunshine Club family program to repair families.

In the Sunshine Club, clients and their children attend family therapy one evening a week. However, in this therapy session, they are divided and both groups talk about the same topic at the same time. This allows the family to give messages at the same time throughout the duration of the client’s stay. Upon graduation, the client will receive a Sunshine Club Packet with all the topics discussed, as well as open-ended questions to encourage and elicit dialogue to strengthen the bond of the family.

About Channel Islands Rehab

Due to the distraction-free focus on oneself in residential rehab, the investment involved and the custom treatment programs developed, residential rehab tends to yield the best chances of long term recovery.

The Channel Island Rehab Total Immersion Method is not an out-of-the-box approach to addiction treatment, like many other rehabs. It is unique in that it involves specifically around you and your individual, unique needs. No two people’s journeys are the same at Channel Islands Rehab, allowing for the best chances for long-term success.

Complementing these vital treatments and therapies is our powerful, unwavering ring of support. Through these collaborative efforts, we help you to uncover the underlying issues of your addiction. Our ultimate goal is for you to leave the facility strong and confident, with a practical plan for lasting recovery.

At Channel Islands Rehab Treatment Center, we work to make your residential stay pleasant and stress-free. Our beautiful, calming home, located only one block from the ocean, gives you an opportunity to relax and reassess your direction in life. The facility overlooks the harbor, providing the most appealing of settings for reconnecting with yourself.

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