Addiction Recovery Resources

Drug and Alcohol Resources

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Summit Malibu is a committed member of the professional addiction recovery community. We believe very strongly in assisting people in locating the recovery resources that will best serve their needs.

Drug abuse, drug addiction, alcohol abuse and alcoholism recovery resources are discussed briefly below, as well as general information about drug and alcohol addiction. For more information about drugs and alcohol, click Learn More at the end of any section.

Alcohol Addiction Recovery Resources

Millions of Americans suffer from the effects of alcohol addiction and abuse, whether directly as an alcoholic or indirectly through a friend or family member. For years, substance addiction was not diagnosed or treated as the illness it is. As the attitude toward the disease shifted, treatment programs and their results improved greatly and many drug and alcohol resources became available. This is critically important, because alcohol addiction facts show us many of our nation’s issues stem from alcohol abuse, including:

  • 17,000 alcohol-related traffic fatalities annually (per The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration)
  • Half of U.S. homicides involve alcohol
  • 40% of assaults involve alcohol
  • Roughly 75% of all prisoners were involved in alcohol or drug abuse prior to their recent offense

The good news is that with effective treatment delivered by dedicated staff in an understanding and safe environment, alcoholics may make a full recovery and enjoy a healthy life free from the grasp of addiction.

At Summit Malibu, we do an extensive evaluation of each client’s mental and physical health when they enter treatment. Armed with this information, we create a treatment program that is personalized for each client’s needs.

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Drug Addiction Recovery Resources

Drug addiction is a powerful disease that powerfully grips those suffering; however, with the appropriate treatment in a dedicated drug and alcohol facility, a person who is willing to seek recovery will often find it and enjoy a healthy, substance-free lifestyle. Summit Malibu offers effective drug treatment for a wide variety of substances, including:

  • Crack (Crack Cocaine)
  • Opium
  • Methcathinone
  • Tryptamine
  • Rohypnol
  • Methamphetamine
  • PCP (phencyclidine)
  • Morphine
  • Mescaline
  • MDMA (Ecstasy)

If you or someone you know is abusing or addicted to these or other illegal drugs, please contact us today. A member of our staff will discuss the options and help you understand next steps for getting help.

Summit Malibu staff understands that drug addiction manifests differently for each individual struggling with the disease. Thus, we have many therapists who work at our treatment center, giving us the ability to pair each client with the correct treatment professional and customized treatment plan.

For more drug addiction information, click Learn More.

12-Step Programs

There is a reason that the majority of drug and alcohol treatment centers rely on 12-step recovery programs: they work. For those who follow the 12 steps, the chances of maintaining addiction recovery increase immensely. The 12 steps of alcoholic anonymous and other AA fellowship are a complete program of recovery for those suffering drug and alcohol addiction, as well as other behavioral, mental or emotional issues. There are also 12-step recovery programs for those affected by but not suffering from addiction, such as friends and family of the addict.

For a comprehensive listing of 12-step recovery programs, click Learn More.