Alcohol addiction affects thousands of people in the Northern California area each year, with many turning to alcohol to cope with life’s stressors or as a result of mental health struggles. Whatever the reasons a person drinks, alcohol addiction can have severe and long-lasting effects on their daily lives and relationships. If alcohol use has begun to impose a burden on your physical or mental health, you should consider starting treatment at an alcohol rehab center.
New Bridge Foundation® offers treatment options that are both high-quality and affordable, along with decades of experience treating alcohol and drug addiction. These have made New Bridge Foundation® one of the premier alcohol rehab centers in California. New Bridge Foundation® has also been ranked as one of America’s “Best Addiction Treatment Centers” by Newsweek magazine for the second consecutive year (2020, 2021). To learn more about how alcohol rehab can help you or a loved one, call 866.772.8491.
The Benefits of Alcohol Rehab Programs
Many people struggling with addiction try to battle it alone. This can be extremely difficult and even dangerous. Seeking professional help through an alcohol rehab program can be a safer, more effective way of addressing addiction and mental health issues. Among the many advantages of such a program are:
1. Detox and Stabilization
The first step on the road to recovery is detoxification, better known as “detox.” This is the process by which your body removes all of the toxins from your system. Many people dealing with alcohol addiction will experience signs of withdrawal. Withdrawal symptoms vary according to the severity of the addiction, but even minor symptoms can be unpleasant and can make detoxing without professional help difficult. Withdrawal symptoms can include:
Detoxing alone can also be dangerous, as withdrawal symptoms can include seizures or can exacerbate physical ailments. Individuals who are attempting to stop drinking may end up binge drinking when they find themselves unable to handle the symptoms. An alcohol rehab program provides a safe and caring environment in which you can detox under the supervision of medical professionals. A proper detox can provide safety during this crucial period and significantly increase your chances of maintaining sobriety.
2. Building Sober Support Networks
While receiving treatment in an alcohol rehab program, you are encouraged to build bonds among your peers in group counseling, recreation, and social events. You will meet people who are dealing with their own addiction issues, who will understand your struggles and what you are going through. These peers will be able to offer a unique perspective and understanding. Nobody makes it through recovery alone, and having people to learn from, advise, and grow alongside of can be an essential part of maintaining long-term sobriety. Rehab offers the chance to build these bonds of mutual support and can help make you more comfortable building sober support networks after you leave treatment.
3. A Controlled Environment in Which You Can Learn and Recover
Daily life often imposes challenges that can complicate the already difficult recovery process. These can be as simple as stress from work or school or as complicated as a dangerous home environment. Residential treatment removes all of these concerns, allowing you to fully own your recovery and concentrate entirely on maintaining sobriety. It also offers the chance to learn more about your addiction, treat its causes, and develop coping strategies to deal with triggers and cravings.
Find a Northern California Alcohol Rehab Program at New Bridge Foundation®
New Bridge Foundation®’s alcohol rehab program offers all of these benefits and many more. We offer a variety of rehab options, along with affordable pricing options. Some of these treatment options include:
- Detox program
- Short-term residential rehab
- Long-term residential rehab
- Short-term outpatient rehab
- Telehealth services for California residents
At New Bridge Foundation®, our priority is helping our clients build and maintain long-term sobriety. If you or a loved one is seeking an alcohol rehab center in Northern California, call 866.772.8491 or fill out our online contact form to schedule a free evaluation and assessment.