Free Confidential Consultation: 408-370-9688 Or 800-811-1800
Free Confidential Consultation: 408-370-9688 Or 800-811-1800

Category

Addiction Treatment
Enabling vs. Helping a Drug Addict
Most of us will want to help a friend or loved one suffering from addiction. If they need something, we’ll want to get it for them. But what if they ask you to buy them more drugs? Do we get them what they ‘want’? If you do, this is what we call enabling. Bringing an...
Read More
Co-occurring disorders affect millions.
What is a co-occurring disorder? What does it have to do with “dual diagnosis treatment?” We hear these questions often from concerned friends & family members. The terms are a little obscure, so it’s not surprising. This post will explain them, and answer the most common questions. 1. What do “co-occurring disorder” (COD) and “dual...
Read More
Inpatient vs. Outpatient Rehab
“Do I go for outpatient rehab?” “Should I do residential rehab instead?” “Wait, what’s the difference?” Deciphering substance abuse treatment options and levels of care that might work for you can be tough. But to start investigating what would be a good “fit,” it’s important to do initial research when looking at various programs. Let’s...
Read More
Addiction Treatment Barriers
We can’t overcome barriers if we don’t know what they are. Especially when it comes to recovering from addiction. When you start realizing you need help with substance abuse issues, what’s the first step? Often the whole idea of “getting help” seems confusing, overwhelming, and full of barriers. “Participation in treatment has generally been associated...
Read More
Stay Connected Post-Recovery with Aftercare
Substance abuse is an isolating disease. It strips us of our ability to think clearly. Our ability to function normally, in almost every aspect of our lives. It’s not something you “get over” quickly. Historically, substance use disorder (SUD) treatment data has shown that length of treatment, program completion, and aftercare participation all have significant...
Read More
Medication Assisted Treatment for Addiction
Curious what “MAT” stands for? In addiction treatment circles, we’re not talking about a padded square we put on the floor for exercise. We’re talking about “Medication Assisted Treatment.” What does that mean? According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): “Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) is the use of FDA- approved medications...
Read More
1 2 3 4 5

Support Systems Homes

1202 Meridian Ave.
San Jose, CA 95125
Call 408-370-9688 or 800-811-1800

264 North Morrison Ave.
San Jose, CA 95126
Call 408-370-9688 or 800-811-1800