Treatment Programs

A reason to begin recovery at a “women’s only” treatment center, is that research suggests that women experience drug and alcohol addiction differently than men do. Not only do they have different biological responses and co-occuring factors, but they also have separate reasons for turning to drugs and alcohol in the first place. Given these differences, women often fare best in gender-specific recovery programs during the first 30 to 90 days of treatment.

Women have different predisposing risk factors, psychological disorders, and family and social risk factors than men that can lead to chemical dependency. Trauma caused by sexual, physical, or emotional abuse

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is extremely common among female alcohol and drug abusers and can lead to depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, shame, guilt, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). In fact, women are twice as likely as men to develop PTSD. Women who have experienced trauma often struggle with trust and interpersonal skills, which makes them highly sensitive to group dynamics and interactions with men. For women, addiction and trauma are often inter-related, so an effective substance abuse treatment approach has to address all of these issues at once.

Our program has expertise in the identification and treatment of women who have dual diagnosis in addition to their alcoholism or drug addiction.

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Customized Treatment

At Sandy’s Place, women have the unique opportunity to experience the gift of our truly individualized treatment and service offerings.

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When detox is indicated, we have around the clock care by medical professionals to make women safe and comfortable.

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Outpatient Detox

We offer individualized outpatient detox services in Newport Beach for clients who desire extra care, privacy, and comfort in their own homes.

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Our women have access to cutting edge therapies performed by highly credentialed clinical staff.

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Continuing Care

Women stay with us for varying lengths, all with the option of comprehensive and customizable continuing care plans.

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