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Detoxing From Meth

How Can Diamond House Detox Help?

At Diamond House Detox, we aim to help clients detox as safely and comfortably as possible, and we treat each person as an individual with unique needs. We understand how challenging it can be to go through withdrawal, so we will monitor your symptoms and offer medication if needed. Our compassionate team of medical professionals and counselors will be by your side to support you, ease your discomfort and develop a personalized plan to recovery.

After detox, we will work with you to treat your addiction and any co-occurring disorders through individual therapy sessions and group therapy. You can expect to stay in a private, comfortable room to rest, reflect and enjoy peace as you recover.

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Contact Diamond House Detox for Inpatient or Outpatient Meth Rehab in Northern California

If you’re looking for an inpatient or outpatient meth rehab program in Northern California or the Sacramento area, we’re ready to help you at Diamond House Detox. We believe in helping our clients understand the reasons for their addiction, which is why we specialize in treating co-occurring disorders and developing individualized treatment plans. We also offer incidental medical services to promote a comfortable detox experience.

At Diamond House Detox, we welcome clients to a relaxed environment where they can heal, grow and receive the support they need. If you’re ready to begin your recovery with a team of caring professionals, contact us online or call us anytime at 888-205-9455.

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Meth addiction is a significant issue in the United States. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) estimated that about 1.6 million people over the age of 12 had a methamphetamine use disorder in 2019. Meth addiction significantly impacts a person’s mental, physical, social and emotional health and well-being. If you or someone you love struggles with rec meth addiction, it’s not too late to get help. You can recover from addiction, no matter how long you’ve been using drugs. The first step is to acknowledge the problem and decide to change. In this post, we’ll discuss methamphetamine addiction and what it takes to recover.

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What Is Meth?

Methamphetamine, also called meth, speed, crystal, blue and ice, is a potent and extremely addictive stimulant. Meth is available in the form of a white, odorless powder that quickly dissolves in water or alcohol. It may also come in the form of crystal-like fragments or bluish rocks. It can be snorted, injected, smoked, or taken orally.

Why Would Someone Use Meth?

Someone might take methamphetamine to experience feelings of euphoria, energy and confidence. Some people take meth to escape bad memories or emotional pain. A person might continue using meth to experience the pleasurable feelings again and avoid the depression, fatigue and cravings that appear once the effects wear off. This habit can quickly lead to addiction.

Methamphetamine also impacts people physically, and can cause nausea, vomiting and changes in breathing, heart rhythm and blood pressure. As a person becomes addicted to meth, they may develop a high tolerance for the side effects. Long-term use can lead to paranoia, hallucinations, cognitive changes and weight loss.

How Does Meth Addiction Impact Loved Ones?

A meth addiction makes it hard to take care of yourself, maintain relationships and commit to responsibilities like working or going to school. An addicted individual might struggle to find ways to pay for their drugs, and they might steal money or valuable items from the ones they love most. This behavior can be hard for a friend or family member to understand and lead to feelings of broken trust.

Eventually, the addicted person might prioritize drug use over maintaining meaningful relationships. They might withdraw or act aggressively and hurt loved ones emotionally or physically. All of this can increase the stress levels in a household and disrupt the family dynamic.

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How Do You Know When It’s Time for Rehab?

Sometimes, it can be difficult to tell if you or a loved one need professional help overcoming an addiction. If meth is causing problems for you at work or home, you may have an addiction you need to address. Overall, here’s how you know it’s time to reach for help:

  • Drug use is getting in the way of school, work or family responsibilities.
  • Drug use is causing issues with your relationships.
  • You continue to use meth, despite the problems it causes.
  • Due to drugs, you no longer engage in activities you used to enjoy.
  • You spend a significant amount of time thinking about using meth, how you will get it and what you’ll do when you run out.
  • You feel like you no longer have control over your drug use.
  • You take meth to avoid withdrawal symptoms.
  • You’ve developed a tolerance to meth and require more of the drug to experience its effects.

How Do You Recover?

It is possible to recover from an addiction to meth, but recovery does not happen overnight. Drug addiction alters the way the brain works, so it’s essential to recognize the need for help and support.

The first step is to contact a treatment center that can help you safely remove the drug from your body. When you stop taking meth, you will enter a detox phase. During this stage, you may experience withdrawal symptoms, such as:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Fatigue
  • Increased appetite
  • Cravings
  • Paranoia
  • Psychosis

Symptoms typically appear within a day of the last dose, and peak after about a week of abstinence. They gradually disappear within two to three weeks of stopping use, but cravings can last up to three months, depending on the individual. If you go to a treatment center with detox services, medical professionals will monitor you and help you get through detox safely and with the least amount of discomfort as possible. After you’ve gone through detox, you’ll begin treatment.

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How Does Treatment Work?

According to the NIH, one of the most effective treatments for meth addiction is cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)CBT is a form of therapy that helps clients recognize and cope with negative thoughts, feelings and behaviors that trigger drug use. Therapists who specialize in CBT commonly use it to treat many issues, including addiction, depression, anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder and eating disorders.

Addiction is complex and often accompanies mental health issues such as depression and anxiety. CBT addresses co-occurring disorders to help clients get to the root of their addiction.

How Do You Maintain Sobriety After Rehab?

Many clients worry about relapsing after rehab. Preventing relapse is an ongoing part of recovery, and there are ways to cope with triggers and stay on track. Here are tips for staying sober:

  • Practice self-love and be patient with yourself.
  • Avoid triggers, such as specific places or people who make you crave meth.
  • Have a support network ready to turn to, which may include friends, family members and counselors.
  • Embrace a healthy lifestyle.
  • Develop a routine and work toward reaching goals.
  • Take care of your mental health and continue going to therapy.
  • Practice mindfulness and living in the present moment.
  • Seek treatment for other medical conditions you might have.
  • Spend time engaging in meaningful activities.
  • Focus on building healthy relationships.

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Inpatient and Outpatient Meth Rehab Near You

Diamond House Detox is committed to helping you start or continue your path to recovery. We offer residential and outpatient drug rehab in Northern California to make sure you or a loved one can receive meth addiction treatment when needed. 

Residential or inpatient treatment is suitable for clients who need an external support system they may not have at home. During an inpatient program, you or your loved one will attend individual and group therapy sessions while staying in private rooms to promote comfort during recovery.

Outpatient treatment allows those who are recovering from addiction to get the professional support and help they need without being a part of a residential program. You still participate in and experience the same essential practices and elements taught during residential programs, such as managing withdrawal symptoms, relapse prevention and peer support.

Outpatient treatment involves visiting the addiction center multiple times throughout the week to receive treatment but returning home afterward. At Diamond House Detox, we offer several types of outpatient treatment options, including:

  • Partial hospitalization outpatient program (PHP): Our PHP involves providing outpatient treatment to clients during the day on weekdays. Clients who may need a higher level of care or are at risk of relapse may benefit from PHP.
  • Intensive outpatient program (IOP): Clients can maintain independence while receiving treatment and support from IOP. IOP includes visiting the treatment center three to four days a week for a few hours each day or evening. Clients will go through their intensive outpatient treatment sessions but return home every night and continue to attend work or school.
  • Outpatient detox: Outpatient detox is our focus on helping clients through substance withdrawal while they live at home. Clients in our outpatient detox program visit the center during the day to receive professional support during their recovery process or if they need additional support while detoxing independently.
  • Sober living options: We also offer a sober living housing option for those in the Sacramento area. Sober living provides a safe transition from inpatient treatment to everyday life after meth rehab. Living in a recovery-focused community can help you develop healthy habits and peer support.

Why Trust Diamond House Detox?

At Diamond House Detox, we ensure clients receive treatment from a team of professionals. Our certified nurse practitioners, psychiatrists, nurses, counselors and therapists use their expertise and experience in treating clients with diverse backgrounds to develop effective treatment plans based on evidence-based research and data.

Clients work with compassionate and kind staff to obtain the resources, practices and support needed to aid their recovery journeys.

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The road to recovery is possible. Diamond House Detox’s residential and outpatient meth addiction treatment programs can help you or a loved one overcome addiction and begin the path to recovery. Learn more about our meth rehab programs when you contact us online.

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