A finite amount of fellow patients to ensure the quality of
care is not compromised.
The clinical staff and doctors are highly experienced in
dealing with patients with chemical addictions.
The treatment center allows you to work with your current
therapist as continuity and familiarity is important.
There is sophisticated monitoring and supervision of the
treatment that can lessen the residential stay and in crease
the chances for success.
The long term career path of the patient must be evaluated
as a key component for their realization of a fulfilling
happy life. Consequently the licensed psychologists on
staff should not only focus on neurological and
psychological evaluations but also on a realistic appraisal
of the career path.
Registered Nurse Practitioner on staff-This can be
overlooked but nurse(s) are health professionals that help
ensure a higher level of care.
The treatment for your recovery should include an integrated
program for the involvement of partners and families and
there should be the provision for regularly scheduled events
where they are invited to attend.
It is advisable to have both extensive group sessions and
individual therapy sessions so you get the best of both
Engaging in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Treatment of
Dual Diagnosis is recommended to treat the whole person and
It is necessary that the program be vigilant about random
The physical surroundings are important in recovery, a
private room combined with a natural green setting.
Confidentiality and privacy are essential.
Staff experienced in drug & alcohol treatment who understand
the treatment for addiction.
Your therapeutic treatment plan should be customized and
designed for you and your specific situation and needs.
There should be a regular treatment plan review with staff
and clients to monitor progress.
The expertise and provision for drug & alcohol recovery,
along w/ 12 step, drug treatment, relapse prevention &
education. The center should provide comprehensive in its
Fully qualified and certified addiction counselors should be
available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Anger Management is frequently an important skill for
chemical dependent patients to master along with other
specific life skills development.
12 step programs are a very important building block for a
recovery program and has be shown to enhance recovery.
Rehab must consider and plan for transitioning out of the
treatment center and have an ongoing continuing care plan
Throughout the treatment process the Center's coordination
and communication with Physician, Therapist, EAP, MCO, Union
or Employer are important elements in the recovery and
preparing for returning to the world.
There should be no surprises either with the cost of the
therapy and the care that is offered after the residential
period is over.
The food provided should be both tasty and nutritious.
It is important that a connection be kept and for you to
know you have support and that is why many centers provide
Lifetime Alumni support
Recovery is vital but it should be at a reasonable price.
Andrew Lam has looked at many of the leading
Addiction Recovery Facilities in California. Positive
Progression has stood out with its affordable rates and
impressive staff and facilities. You can participate