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Substance Abuse Programs

Los Angeles Trusts

Westwind Recovery offers a variety of special substance abuse programs Los Angeles trusts for effective addiction recovery. Our goal is to provide a safe, welcoming environment conducive to healing and personal growth.

LGBTQ

Members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBTQ+) community often face insurmountable stigma simply for existing in the world. Unfortunately, stigma can sometimes come from family members and friends. Westwind strives to be a good ally by working hard to help family members better understand sexual orientation, gender identity, and what these concepts mean for close relationships. Guests from the LBGTQ+ community often struggle with co-occurring disorders like anxiety, depression, and substance use disorders. Our goal is to always provide a safe, culturally sensitive program environment free of heterosexist stigmas and judgmental attitudes. Treatment paths are LGBTQ+-issue sensitive and structured for long-term empowerment.
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Night Track

NightTrack

Westwind Recovery’s Night Track program offers flexible options for guests who have work or family obligations during the day. We understand how important it is to maintain a sense of normalcy, to maintain a steady work schedule, or even to continue school while you heal and recover. This intensive-but-accessible program helps guests meet their daytime needs while preserving access to intensive outpatient support. Guests will focus on overall wellness, making healthy lifestyle choices, and methods for controlling stress levels while cultivating a healthy support network. The number one goal is always to help the guest live a happier, more sober life.

Alumni Program

Graduating from a treatment program can feel daunting, especially during early recovery. But moving on from residential or outpatient treatment at Westwind Recovery doesn’t mean you’re alone; all guests graduating from our program are encouraged to stay connected through our alumni program. Alumni program options include opportunities for fun, sober living activities, support follow-ups, employment support, legal assistance, and even financial management assistance. Guests are encouraged to develop long-lasting friendships and supportive relationships with each other, helping others heal as they also heal and ensure sobriety long-term themselves. It takes time to reach rock bottom; Westwind Recovery is dedicated to your success, no matter how long it takes.
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Mental Health

Mental Health

Co-occuring mental health disorders are extremely common in people who abuse substances or struggle with addiction. People turn to drugs or alcohol as a form of self-medication when they lack the skills to cope with under-treated or untreated mental health disorders. The addictive substance alleviates the symptoms, but only while intoxication is present. As the user “comes down,” symptoms re-intensify, driving them to use again and creating incredibly harmful dependencies that exacerbate the condition. This is why treatment plans must address both the addiction and any mental health disorders at the same time. Guests at Westwind Recovery are treated with respect, dignity, and an understanding that their addiction and mental health story is unique.

MAT Program

Withdrawing from addictive substances is never easy; sometimes, it can be downright dangerous or physically and emotionally excruciating. Without medications, withdrawal from drugs like heroin, prescription painkillers, benzodiazepines can lead to intense anxiety, depression, body aches, chills, seizures, or even death. Carefully-monitored medication-based therapies can help to ease this process, reducing withdrawal symptoms and preventing the risk for a patient to drop out of treatment before achieving sobriety. At Westwind Recovery we know that sometimes, the most important goal is to keep patients in treatment; the earlier they leave, the more likely they are to relapse and experience fatal overdoses. Medication plays an important role in long-term sobriety for many patients, especially as an adjunct to other non-medication-based services.
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Chronic Pain

Chronic Pain

Some substance abuse disorders begin as a result of very real, intense, and improperly managed chronic pain. These cases can be incredibly complex, and must be handled very carefully to prevent further trauma and suffering. When pain patients come to us after finding themselves addicted, we start with holistic investigations to identify the source of the problem. After helping our guests detox, we work to create a plan that combines physical therapy techniques, talk therapy, and and holistic modalities to prevent, minimize, and otherwise control a person’s pain levels with as little medication as is possible. Therapists empower guests to change how they think about pain and resolving it, placing emphasis on whole-body wellness. Some patients go on to require little to no medication, while others are better able to find alternatives and reduce dosages drastically over time.

When you are admitted to Westwind Recovery, you will have already taken a crucial first step in your recovery. In addition to helping clients pursue successful pain recovery, we also offer addiction treatment for alcoholism and other drug dependencies that also factor pain recovery as part of the solution. Our revolutionary approach to chronic pain treatment, led by Dr. Ryan Peterson, is geared toward reducing pain levels and increasing function in our clients without the use of opiates.

VR Meditation

Quieting your mind and forgetting your thoughts has a major positive impact and influence on an individual’s attitude and state of wellness. Meditation has proven to be the key in achieving this but most people in there lifetime will never get to experience the benefits of this. For those that ever try to meditate it is usually short lived because of its difficulty to stay focused, we have discovered a simple and easy way to achieve this in a matter of seconds through working closely with a leader in the VR industry.

Our friends at TRIPP have built a groundbreaking VR software solution for mind-body wellness that is delivered through state of the art headsets. We are very fortunate to be the first in behavior health to be able to utilize this technology to its fullest. TRIPP has been testing and working with top scientists and universities to pioneer substance-free mental health solutions that use technology in beneficial ways, we are very fortunate to be able to offer this wellness platform.

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Trauma Treatment

Psychological trauma can affect your life for many years after the event or situation that caused it. It isn’t a problem that’s easily resolved, especially if you try to do it on your own. A traumatic event is defined as one in which you perceive a threat to your life, bodily integrity, or sanity.

Health & Wellness

As addiction professionals, the staff at Westwind Recovery take the health and well-being of our clients very seriously; so much so, that we have developed a broad spectrum response to what usually amounts to years of self-inflicted abuse and neglect. To this end, every client we have is afforded the opportunity to address their physical condition even as they cultivate powerfully reinforced spiritual connections.

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