We offer a comfortable, home-like setting for individuals in a residential home that is shared with other like-minded individuals. Under 24 hour supervision, the resident shares a room with another person of the same sex. Together we prepare meals, do light housekeeping and assist each other on the road to recovery. Because we limit our facility to 8 residents at any given time, you are assured of getting the individualized care and attention that you need during this critical period. While visiting our sprawling 20 acre horse farm, our clients are transitioned into a world of wonderment as they experience first hand the majesty of our horses. Here they will learn horsemanship and grooming in a therapeutic setting, as well as equine assisted learning. By gaining the trust of such a large animal at the same time the horse gains the trust of our client….something magical happens. Even those with a bona fide fear of horses are eventually attached to the horses in a way that can only be truly understood by someone who has struggled most of their lives, opening themselves up completely and without hesitation. This transformation happens almost daily here on our farm.
Addiction Treatment Facility Staff with Real World Experience and Training
Our dedicated staff offers real-world experience and training in in drug and alcohol prevention programs and instilling in each client a step by step approach to a successful journey into recovery, establishing a lifetime free of drug and alcohol dependence. We will strive to ensure that each resident is “plugged into” the programs they qualify for in the community within the first 30 days of their arrival, should they decide to stay in the area. Our North Carolina drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility also helps to structure an aftercare program for each client to assist them with the transition back to their home environment, no matter where they are originally from. We then follow up with the progress of each individual, with written consents given, to ensure each client will have a plan of action when they are ready for the next step of recovery.
Recommended Length of Stay in Addiction Treatment Facility
Rehab is about more than overcoming a physical addiction to a substance. While it is necessary to eliminate the addictive substance from the body, it is also necessary to work on the psychological aspect of addiction, as well. The length of time for addiction treatment can vary from person to person. However, studies have shown that a longer stay in rehab can be more successful than a shorter stay.
Rehab programs that are 60 days or longer are beneficial for a number of reasons. People who suffer from addiction need time to cleanse their bodies of the addictive substance the right way. While certain facilities may choose to have a patient come clean from a substance all at once, other facilities may take a longer approach and have the patient slowly reduce the amount of substance she uses until she completely stops using. The detoxification process is not a part of overcoming addiction that many people consider when they want to know how long does rehab take?
Another reason a longer rehab program can be beneficial is because it allows addiction sufferers the opportunity to work on the root causes of the addiction. In order for an addict to successfully overcome an addiction, he must understand why he is addicted. Unlike shorter programs, a longer rehabilitation program allows the addict to explore his reasons for becoming dependent on a substance. Longer rehabilitation programs also allow the addict to work with trained professionals on regular basis to determine the most effective ways for him to understand and cope with his addiction. The time it takes to explore the reasons for addiction is a factor many patients should consider when they are wondering how long rehab takes.
Drug treatment program lengths do vary for each individual. While a certain length of stay may be appropriate for one person, it may not be appropriate for another. Many treatment facilities typically offer patients short-term stays between 28 to 30 days. However, statistically the odds of successful recovery is directly correlated to the length of time one stays in an inpatient facility.
A July 5, 2007 Time magazine article summarizes our reason very well:
“One important discovery: evidence is building to support the 90-day rehabilitation model, which was stumbled upon by AA (new members are advised to attend a meeting a day for the first 90 days) and is the duration of a typical stint in a drug-treatment program. It turns out that this is just about how long it takes for the brain to reset itself and shake off the immediate influence of a drug. Researchers at Yale University have documented what they call the sleeper effect–a gradual re-engaging of proper decision making and analytical functions in the brain’s pre-frontal cortex–after an addict has abstained for at least 90 days.”
Extended Sober Living Facilities
In the area, we have sober living facilities available to help people with housing called “Oxford Houses“. There are 2 local men’s recovery facilities in our beach town of Kill Devil Hills, NC. At this time, there are no womens facilities here on the beach.