Signs & Symptoms of Addiction
Common signs and symptoms of a substance use disorder include:
- You continue taking a drug despite the negative consequences
- You begin to develop a tolerance and need more of a drug to achieve the same results
- You start to feel withdrawal symptoms when the drug wears off. You may be shaky, depressed, sick to your stomach, sweat, or have headaches.
- You have trouble stopping your drug or alcohol habit
- You have lost interest in things you once liked to do.
- You have begun having trouble doing normal daily things, like cooking or working.
- You drive or do other dangerous things (like use heavy machines) when you are on the drug.
- You borrow or steal money to pay for drugs.
If you or someone you know is experiencing any of the above symptoms, please contact our luxury addiction treatment center for more information on our treatment programs, private rooms, and therapy methods.
- 18 years or older
- Primary substance use or substance-related problem
- Must be entering treatment voluntarily with a commitment to discovering a healthier lifestyle free from addictions
- Deemed suitable for sub-acute detoxification or residential drug treatment services after intake, psychological and medical assessments that cover the following:
- Withdrawal: Patient not at risk for severe complications, or is experiencing stable withdrawal
- Bio-Medical Conditions: None or stable biomedical conditions and/or complications, or under the care of a physician who attests to suitability and will continue to monitor the resident.
- Emotional/Behavioral/Cognitive Conditions and Complications: None or minimal; not distracting to recovery, able to be managed in the residential level of care, individuals deemed high risk for violence or suicide shall be referred for psychiatric inpatient treatment.
- Level of Denial as to nature of adverse alcohol/drug consequences: Patient voluntarily presents for treatment, accepts the presence of a substance use disorder, and its consequences, and accepts the need for a structured residential setting.
- Additionally, participants seeking readmission must recognize the inability to manage recovery without additional residential services. Participants must be willing to meet program expectations.
- Has primary process addiction without a co-morbid substance use disorder or has no substance use disorder
- Exhibits dangerous behavior
- Requires immediate medical evaluation, or ongoing high-intensity medical or nursing care.
- Potential admissions with a BAL of .300 or higher will require medical treatment and clearance at the emergency room prior to admission
- Refusal to comply with admission procedures, resident rules, program schedule, and recommendations
- An active and unmanaged eating disorder
- Active psychosis, mania, or a disorder or condition such that the individual is unable to exist in group settings without disruptions or safety concerns
- Chronic pain condition that requires additional treatment, medication supervision, and/or narcotic medication and/or unwillingness to discontinue a contraindicated medication
- Has an intellectual or developmental disability, which is primary to substance use disorder, or the disability would preclude the individual from benefiting from the program as designed.
- Would be better served by a program more appropriate to the individual’s diagnosis or condition
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What To Bring
- 5-7 days worth of clothing (on-site laundry facilities available)
- Swimsuit for pool and beach
- Exercise clothing, yoga wear, and athletic shoes
- Casual business attire for off-site activities
- Cell phone and/or laptop
- Hygiene products
- A photo of your loved ones
- Non-addictive prescriptions in their original bottles
- Any medications not approved by our medical staff will be disposed of in accordance to our policy
What NOT to Bring:
- Addictive substances, illegal drugs, and alcohol
- Cigarettes that have been opened (must be new boxes that are sealed)
- Any products containing alcohol such as mouthwash
- Towels or linens (provided)
- Over the counter medicines (provided)
- Any prescription meds that aren’t in their original bottle with your name attached
- Any medications not approved by our medical staff will be disposed of in accordance to our policy
- Have family member destroy all addictive substances and paraphernalia before you leave for treatment
- Any clothing advertising the use of drugs or alcohol
Questions to ask when selecting a treatment center for you or your loved one:
- What are your staff’s qualifications? Are they licensed clinicians?
- How many times per week will I/my loved one receive an individual session?
- Do you offer holistic treatment? How often? Are they included in your cost? Are these services offered onsite or offsite?
- Do you offer a variety of treatment philosophies including 12 step, Non-12 step rehab and SMART Recovery® rehab programs?
- How many clients are in your group sessions?
- Do you offer onsite detox?
- What type of family support is included?
- What do you do in order to support your clients after they discharge?
If you are interested in learning more about how AToN Center’s San Diego rehab center can facilitate your recovery from addiction, please contact us today.
All resources listed are provided for your information only. AToN Center does not endorse any specific programs or companies. We suggest that you routinely check references and always use good judgment and discretion when selecting any of the resources provided. Accordingly, we cannot be held liable for the accuracy of this information, nor for the quality of services rendered. The alcoholism, drug treatment and other resources listed below may help make the recovery journey a successful one. There is a great deal of information and help available, and we hope that you will take the first step in the battle against addictive behaviors, chemical dependency and substance abuse.
Please call AToN Center’s San Diego Rehab at 888-391-6588 should you require a referral to an interventionist, we work with a number of experienced professionals who can assist your family in understanding the dynamics of motivation for treatment and can conduct effective interventions for your loved one.
Drug and Alcohol Recovery Resources
SMART Recovery is the leading self-empowering addiction recovery support group.
Cocaine Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experiences, strength, and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from their addiction.
Through all of our service efforts and our cooperation with others seeking to help addicts, we strive to reach a day when every addict in the world has an opportunity to experience our message of recovery in his or her own language and culture.
Marijuana Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share our experience, strength, and hope with each other that we may solve our common problem and help others to recover from marijuana addiction.
Drug addiction and alcohol abuse, help, and information resources.
AA is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy, neither endorses nor opposes any causes. Our primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.
Alcoholics Anonymous eBooks
Click on a book you would like to read.
Welcome to Co-Dependents Anonymous, a fellowship of men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships.
Strength and hope for friends and families of problem drinkers.
SMART Friends and Family
SMART Recovery Family & Friends is a science-based, secular alternative to Al-Anon and Johnson Intervention.
National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-SAFE Hotline advocates are available for victims and anyone calling on their behalf to provide crisis intervention, safety planning, information and referrals to agencies in all 50 states.
National Suicide Prevention Hotline
No matter what problems you are dealing with, we want to help you find a reason to keep living. Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
AToN Center is committed to the belief that all persons who suffer from and addictive disorder should be free from any and all stigma and discrimination. Therefore it is the Policy of The AToN Center, to prohibit unlawful discrimination in the providing of services based on race, color, creed, sex, religion, marital status, age (over 40), national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer related), sexual orientation, political belief, status as a veteran, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws as set forth in Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Section 2000, Title 42, United States Code), The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 794, Title 29, United States Code);
The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Section 12132, Title 42 United States Code); Section 11135 of the California Government Code; and Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 1000), Division 4, Title 9 of the California Code of Regulations. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the AToN Center and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the AToN Center.
To comply with applicable laws insuring non-discrimination and equal treatment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the AToN Center will make reasonable accommodations for the known limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is a resident who meets all inclusion criteria and no exclusion criteria, unless undue hardship would result. This may include but is not limited to: Cultural, racial, linguistic, sexual, physical, or mental limitations or differences. In the event that a potential admission cannot be accommodated, a referral to a more appropriate program will be provided.
AToN Center does not have quarters for individuals who need to care for dependents while in treatment. If potential intakes are in need of such services, and cannot arrange for dependent care while in treatment, the intake coordinator will make another treatment recommendation, or referral to social service agency based on the needs of the client.
If you have questions about your suitability for our program please call our drug and alcohol treatment in San Diego – we have dedicated intake staff who are ready to help at any time.