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Fentanyl Rehab

Fentanyl Detox in Northern California

Fentanyl detox is the first step to recovering from fentanyl addiction, and Diamond House Detox is determined to help you or your loved one reach that milestone. Diamond House Detox provides a safe, home-like environment in which clients are supported through their recovery. We understand that each person and their situation is unique, which is why we offer each client an individual recovery plan that is designed with their specific goals and needs in mind.

One of the best ways to ensure sobriety after rehabilitation is to make changes in your life and world view — that’s something the staff at Diamond House Detox helps you establish for yourself. Whether it’s a short stay of fewer than 10 days, a longer stay of 30 days or our outpatient treatment program, we will make sure you are armed with the tools you need to escape the grip of addiction and to reduce the chances of falling back into it.

If you or a loved one is seeking a fentanyl detox in Sacramento, our intimate settings and private rooms allow clients to recover in a relaxed, supportive environment. If you’re traveling from out of town for fentanyl rehab in Sacramento, we can pick you up at the airport or train station to take you back to our residential facility.

Get in touch with us any day at any time by calling 888-205-9455, or fill out our online contact form, and we will respond within 24 hours.

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Our Outpatient Fentanyl Detox Programs

We have several outpatient fentanyl detox programs available for those interested in getting back on their feet while still maintaining their current commitments. Outpatient programs will provide you with the same level of care and attention as an inpatient program, only you can go home in the afternoons and evenings and better maintain your independence. 

Choose from the following outpatient programs:

  • Regular outpatient: Regular outpatient programs are probably the most flexible options that we offer. During this setup, you will only come to our facility a few days of the week for treatment and can devote some time to other commitments, like school or work.
  • Intensive outpatient program: Intensive outpatient programs (IOPs) are a more involved version of an outpatient program, usually requiring you to meet us for a couple of hours each day for your treatment session.
  • Partial hospitalization program: Partial hospitalization programs (PHPs) are ideal for those who need a bit more accountability throughout the week in their individual journeys. Our PHP schedules you for around four hours each day, filling your schedule with helpful activities and meetings with our therapists and others in the program.
  • Sober living: Diamond House Detox also offers a sober living program, which is the ideal transition between an inpatient schedule and jumping into real life. Here, you will stay in our transitional homes to gain some independence while still being held accountable through a program schedule.

What Is Fentanyl?

Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid used to treat severe pain, such as advanced cancer pain. It’s similar to morphine in that it’s used for pain relief by sending signals to the brain that result in the user feeling euphoric and relaxed. However, fentanyl is 50 to 100 times more potent than morphine, and illegally made fentanyl is often mixed with heroin to increase its effect, which is possibly why street fentanyl is responsible for the majority of overdoses and deaths in the United States.

As with all other opioids, the body eventually gets used to the doses and develops a tolerance. This means, with prolonged use, the body requires more and more fentanyl to achieve the results of the initial dose. People who have been prescribed fentanyl can become dependent on the drug and often experience withdrawal symptoms when the course of the medication is over. For some people, that dependency evolves into an addiction, with the user seeking out illicit forms of fentanyl to mimic the high.

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The Impacts of Fentanyl Addiction

An addiction of any sort can negatively affect a person’s life, but a fentanyl addiction can also lead to death. The euphoric high that comes with using fentanyl becomes the only goal in a person’s life until they find themselves addicted and unable to break the cycle alone. Fentanyl addiction results in the user prioritizing their need to maintain that feeling of euphoria over everything else in their life, including their professional responsibilities, their loved ones and even their own well-being.

With addiction, a person has far less control than they think — seeking out more fentanyl becomes the priority, and, sometimes, even when the person wishes to quit consuming the drug, they are physically unable to. If they do manage to quit fentanyl on their own, the withdrawal symptoms, which take effect within a few hours, are likely too painful to handle alone, leading them to return to fentanyl to ease the pain.

The impacts of fentanyl addiction aren’t limited to the user. Their family and loved ones also suffer in various ways. A person with a fentanyl addiction may turn to stealing from family members to support their addiction. Families who are aware of a loved one dealing with a fentanyl addiction — especially if the loved one refuses to admit there is a problem — can be tasked with the discomfort and heartbreak of watching their loved one fall deeper into the addiction.

Verbal and physical assault, irritability, paranoia and anger are all potential symptoms of drug addiction, and loved ones are often the ones facing the brunt of these outbursts, which obviously negatively affects their mental health and well-being.

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How to Know When It’s Time for Rehab

The person with the fentanyl addiction is the only one who can decide when they are ready to receive rehabilitation, but it can be difficult to spot the signs of addiction — or to admit that an addiction exists. Signs that you may be in need of rehabilitation include:

  • Health: Both your physical and mental health will take a turn for the worse with continued fentanyl use. You may not notice the signs straight away, but when you do, it’s crucial to pay attention to what your body is trying to tell you.
  • Relationships: Your relationships with friends, family and coworkers are negatively affected by addiction, so if you find some of your strongest relationships suddenly straining, it might be a result of fentanyl addiction.
  • Obsession: If you find that nothing in your life seems as important as getting your next dose of fentanyl, it’s a sign that your priorities are unhealthy and need to change.
  • Work: Since obtaining your next high has become your priority, your work or academic life is likely suffering. This could mean failing courses or even losing your job altogether.

Additionally, if you’ve attempted to quit on your own and failed, it should be a sign that the addiction is beyond your control and you need help to control it. Similarly, if your friends and family are telling you that you need help, listen to them because they have your best interests at heart and want to see you healthy and happy.

How Do Treatment and Recovery Work?

Fentanyl addiction, like many other opioid addictions, is treated most successfully when the individual is dedicated to overcoming the addiction. Recovery includes a variety of therapies, support and maybe some medication as well. It’s not an easy addiction from which to recover, but the willingness to commit to rehabilitation can make all the difference.

Some of the more successful treatments for fentanyl addiction have been curated combinations of medication and therapy. The medication is prescribed by doctors in controlled doses. This is to mimic the effects of the opioid to lessen the severity of the withdrawal symptoms. These medications help the body taper off from the fentanyl, while behavioral therapies — such as cognitive behavioral therapy, contingency management and motivational interviewing — help people with addictions modify their attitudes and ways of thinking about drug use to focus on creating and maintaining healthy life skills.

Why Trust Us?

At Diamond House Detox, we are here to help you each step of the way. Our outpatient fentanyl treatments are designed for you as a person, incorporating your individual needs and conditions into your treatment schedule.

Throughout the years, we have helped so many individuals on their road to recovery. Our team consists of licensed therapists and medical professionals to assist you in regaining control of your life. Our combined experience and knowledge give our clients ease, knowing their care is in the most capable hands.

Contact Diamond House Detox Today to Get Started

If you or a loved one is seeking fentanyl detox in Sacramento, our intimate settings allow clients to work toward recovery in a relaxed, supportive environment. Get in touch with us any day at any time by calling 888-205-9455 or filling out our online contact form, and we will respond within 24 hours.

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