Substance Abuse Treatment

Substance abuse refers to overindulgence or psychological and/or physical dependence on the addictive substances such as alcohol, heroin, or opioids.

If you or your loved ones are suffering from substance abuse or addiction, you are not alone.

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Substance Abuse Treatment:

Substance abuse treatment is complex and involve several components such as medications, individual and group support/ counseling, treatment of underlying mental health issues and holistic care to improve physical and mental wellbeing.

There are various facilities that are specifically designed to treat substance abusedisorder with support and care. The treatment program for substance abuse usually falls into 2 categories i.e., inpatient and outpatient rehab programs. Both programs have different features.

On the contrary, the outpatient programs are part time and are designed for patients who are on the path to recovery. The outpatient programsallowguests to keep on participating in daily routine activities, while still attending school or office on a regular basis during their treatment.

In-Patient Programs:

The inpatient programsare designed for more intensive and hand-on management for patients who have strong physical and/or psychological dependence on alcohol and drugs. They are required to stay in a controlled facility to limit the access to drugs for thorough and intensive detox as well as behavioral treatment.

Components of In-Patient Program are:

Medical Detox:

Medical detox involves cleansing the system of all the harmful, addictive chemicals to remove the physical dependence on the drugs/ alcohol. Medical detox is achieved by medications and therapeutic interventions to lessen the intensity of withdrawal effects.

At Mending Minds Orange County, the guests are treated under the supervision of a team of trained medical and behavioral health professionals. To facilitate the intensive treatment process and to ease out the intensity of withdrawal symptoms, guests are advised medications such as suboxone, which helps in relieving the discomfort and anxiety symptoms.

The drug detoxification process generally takes around 5 to 7 days. The patients will require constant care from medical professionals to make the process as painless as possible.

Residential Treatment:

After detoxification of harmful substance from the body, the guests are encouraged to stay in a 24-hour fully supervised rehab facility for optimal rehabilitation in a supportive and caring environment. The goal of Residential Rehab program is to make sure the guest is healed emotionally and mentally by removing them from their everyday environment so they can focus on their mental and physical recovery.

As part of residential rehabilitation at Mending Minds Orange County, our team of experts encourage residents to learn different tools to control the urge to engage in risky behavior. Residents also adopt healthy activities and routine to remain fit mentally and physically to fight the temptation to use again. Residents also learn coping methods and meditation techniques to function efficiently without drugs and alcohol.

Intensive In-Patient Program:

This program is recommended for guests who have a history of severe substance abuse disorder.

At Mending Minds Orange County, the guests enrolled in our intensive in-patient program are kept under 24-hour care of fully trained medical professionals and nursing staff to ease out the transition to a drug-free life. Intensive In-patient program at Mending Minds Orange County offers counseling, meditation, and group therapy.

Outpatient Services:

Outpatient’s service is for those guests who are already being treated and wants to maintain their sobriety. This program doesn’t require the guests to remain in a rehab center for treatment, instead the guests can receive treatment during the day or on the weekends

Partial Hospitalization Program:

This type of treatment plan is specifically designed for the guests who want to receive treatment and therapies during the day or in the evening or weekend.

There are different types of therapies and partial hospitalization programs at the Mending Minds Orange County and are designed to cater to individual needs and requirements of our guests.As part of their programs, our guests learn coping technique and skills. They also receive counseling and support from their peers or supervisors as part of group or individual therapy.

The partial hospitalization/ outpatients program allows the patients to live their normal life and carry on their daily activities while maintaining their sobriety.

Intensive Outpatient Therapy:

This program is designed for individuals who requires a strategic rehabilitation program but can only do it in a schedule of their choice. At Mending Minds Orange County, we understand that every individual has different preferences, responsibilities, and obligations. That’s why our Intensive Outpatient program allows individuals to choose evening, daytime, or weekend programs to continue their treatment and beat their substance abuse disorder.

Why Choose Mending Minds Orange County?

At Mending Minds Orange County, our mission is to design customized substance abuse treatment programs to cater to the individual’s needs. No two individuals are the same and therefore one size fit all approach doesn’t work in the substance abuse treatment.

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If you have any questions or if you wish to learn more about our substance abuse treatment programs, please visit or give us a call at 9494083711