The COVID-19 pandemic has created insurmountable challenges around the world. For those seeking addiction treatment, the burden can be even greater due to quarantine restrictions. In the United States, more than 20 million adults suffer from substance use disorder, with those figures rising as quarantine continues. With rehab facilities, treatment centers, outpatient services, support meetings, and individual therapy being key parts of their ongoing treatment and recovery, it can be challenging to offer online options that meet everyone’s needs.
At New Bridge Foundation®, we offer in-person, online, telehealth, and phone consultations at our residential treatment center in the San Francisco Bay Area. The added stress of living amid a pandemic can create new triggers, and old triggers can resurface. While the ways someone may get the help they need can differ, not getting help is not an option. Those considering treatment or already receiving treatment should be confident that there are resources available during these unprecedented times.
Due to the added anxiety, social isolation, and stress associated with the pandemic, addiction treatment services must remain accessible throughout the crisis. At New Bridge Foundation®, the goal is to protect the health of our clients and counselors and do our part to prevent the spread of COVID-19 while maintaining addiction treatment services in a caring and comfortable environment. Find out how you can benefit from telehealth services in the San Francisco area by calling 866.772.8491.
Benefits of Telehealth Services
According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), using telehealth services during the COVID-19 pandemic for addiction treatment has many benefits, including:
- Social distancing to reduce viral spread
- Limit exposure to infection for compromised individuals and health care workers
- Expand the reach of available services to communities that have limited access to needed services
- Enables close monitoring of clients to identify potential and confirmed cases without person-to-person contact
- Enables quarantined counselors and therapists to continue to offer treatment remotely
The chronic nature of substance use disorders requires that counselors and therapists remain connected with clients to keep them on the road to recovery. Do not let the pandemic derail you from your journey to recovery. Find out how telehealth can help you receive the addiction treatment services you need by calling 866.772.8491.
What Are Telehealth Services?
Counselors and therapists have been challenged to meet the demands of those trying to stay healthy and sober during incredibly stressful times. Many support groups, organizations, and treatment centers have shifted to an online model of providing services to help facilitate treatment and recovery efforts. Online treatment can take the form of a virtual video chat, conference call, live video meeting, or individual virtual counseling session. With the availability of easy-to-use technology options in the marketplace, people dealing with addiction and substance abuse can continue to get help during the quarantine. It is also important to stay virtually connected with supportive family and friends as much as possible.
Telehealth Addiction Treatment in the San Francisco Bay Area
Addiction treatment professionals and residential treatment centers must maintain access to much-needed addiction treatment while minimizing risks for COVID-19 transmission. This may require a combination of telehealth services and physical rehab facilities to shelter clients during the quarantine. At our residential treatment center in California, we can provide both. We offer a broad range of therapies and services to meet each client’s specific needs, including:
- Individual counseling
- Group counseling
- Cognitive-behavioral therapy
- Family education and support services
- Short-term and long-term residential rehab
- Telehealth services and virtual IOP
- Free aftercare for life
At New Bridge Foundation®, your safety and well-being are paramount. During these challenging times, it may not be easy to find a treatment option that suits your needs while ensuring your health and safety. Telehealth services may be the right path for you or someone you love to begin the journey to lifelong sobriety.
Learn More About the Telehealth Services Available at New Bridge Foundation® Today
Our client-centered services are just a phone call away, even during a pandemic. Learn more about the importance and availability of telehealth services by calling 866.772.8491 or completing our convenient online form.