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Rehab for Men in Washington


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Rehab for men in Washington treats men suffering from a substance use disorder and any co-occurring mental health conditions. At Hotel California by the Sea, male clients can address drug and alcohol addiction issues unique to them. 

Male clients will receive a full continuum of support from physicians, psychiatrists, therapists and a case manager. Rigorous inpatient programs and intensive outpatient services allow clients options for substance use disorder treatment.

When it comes to substance use disorder treatment, addiction affects males differently compared to their female counterparts. Men often have different needs when it comes to treatment and recovery. An addiction treatment program that focuses on men’s health, results in a higher rate of recovery and long-term sobriety. Male clients can build a strong community of like-minded peers free of the judgment and stigma that often accompany addiction. 

Our drug and alcohol recovery programs provide clients with the necessary tools and resources to change their unhealthy lifestyles. Clients are in a safe and structured environment where they concentrate on creating a solid foundation for recovery.

Drug and Alcohol Rehab for Men at Hotel California by the Sea

At Hotel California by the Sea, our rehab for men helps male clients who are struggling with a substance use disorder. With the options for two distinct age groups, our addiction programs touch on all needs for men’s recovery. Rehab for men focuses on targeting the emotional and physical aspects of addiction. Under the guidance of an assigned clinical team, male clients will be given a comprehensive care plan to follow for the duration of their recovery journey.

Young Men’s Rehab Program

Young men in substance addiction recovery are faced with unique age-specific challenges. Factors such as continuing education, career and future goals are significant elements of concern for many young adult men in rehab. Oftentimes, young men’s growth and development have been delayed by the abuse of mind-altering substances.

The young men’s rehab program focuses on many different aspects of recovery and overcoming addiction. Some of the specialized services include assistance with time management, improving self-esteem, and learning impulse control. Other issues addressed are anxiety management, dealing with trauma and effective ways to cope with grief and loss.

Men’s Rehab Program

Our men’s rehab program targets drug and alcohol addiction treatment for men over the age of 30. Our inpatient and outpatient programs are designed to address any underlying causes of their addiction. Male clients of this age are often faced with an overwhelming sense of pressure from both their personal and professional lives.

Finances, career and family obligations can weigh heavily on a person. It can be especially difficult if the person has preexisting mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety and trauma.

Our rehab for men helps male clients over the age of 30, pinpoint addiction triggers through evidence-based therapeutic treatments. Along with specialized social services, mature male clients have the opportunity to build a solid foundation for a successful recovery.

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Unique Facility Features at our Rehab for Men in Washington

At our Washington rehab for men, male clients can expect a safe and structured environment allowing them to recover from their addiction. Our treatment facility boosts the support of clinical rehab professionals and fellow addiction recovery peers.

Located in the Bellevue area of Washington, our men’s rehab facility is nestled near the beautiful bay of Lake Washington. Due to its proximity to this famous point of interest, our facilities are a popular destination for drug and alcohol treatment. 

Residents can enjoy hiking, nature walks and other various outdoor activities while in treatment. Our men’s rehab facility is surrounded by serene and calm nature. This environment allows patients to focus on healing from the emotional and physical struggles of their addiction.

Some of the facility features at our rehab for men in Washington include:

  • Private and semi-private suites
  • Outdoor patio with areas for smoking
  • Private chef and catered nutritional meals
  • Ample opportunities for outdoor activities
  • Transportation to recovery support group meetings
  • Weekly case management and therapy sessions

Rigorous therapy sessions, weekly psychiatric assessments and access to various social services provide clients with the resources they need to treat their addiction.

Substance Use Disorder in Men

Substance use disorders affect both men and women. However, substance addiction and recovery affect men differently. Factors such as social pressures, cultural stereotypes and stigma, play a role in the development of a drug and alcohol addiction.

According to statistics, men are more likely to suffer from an addiction to drugs and alcohol compared to women. Contributing factors such as binge and heavy drinking are commonly found in men. Usage of mind-altering substances at an earlier age and the social/peer pressures placed upon males are also large factors in how and why men become addicted to illicit substances. Engaging in riskier behaviors surrounding the usage of drugs can be seen as forms of social acceptance into certain social groups. 

Male counterparts are also at risk for developing co-occurring mental health disorders such as depression and anxiety. In some cases, these mental health conditions already exist and can intensify a drug or alcohol addiction.

Levels of Care in Washington’s Rehab for Men

Inpatient and outpatient treatment programs at Hotel California by the Sea in Washington help male clients recover from substance addiction. Upon initial intake into our treatment program, clients will receive a full medical and psychiatric assessment. Together under the guidance of doctors, therapists, counselors and case managers, a comprehensive care plan will be created for each patient.

Male clients can expect to receive the following levels of care throughout their rehab stay:

Medical Detox for Men

For men beginning in detox, withdrawal symptoms can often be uncomfortable and sometimes dangerous. Men tend to suffer from more severe and intense withdrawal symptoms. Under the supervision of a clinical rehab team, patients are admitted into a medically managed detox program.

Treatment methods such as medication-assisted treatments (MAT) are a common form of symptom pain management. It is typically used during drug and alcohol detox.

Patients are monitored 24/7 and are carefully prescribed medications as well as intense therapy. The daily medical assessments from physicians and nurses help determine each patient’s current health status.

Residential Drug and Alcohol Rehab for Men

Once male clients have transitioned out of detox, they will move into residential services. Clients will receive continued supervision and care. During this level of care, patients are still very vulnerable and often at a delicate stage in their rehab journey. Inpatient residential services focus heavily on the emotional aspect of addiction through various cognitive therapies.

Individual and group therapies such as CBT, DBT and EMDR therapy are effective treatment methods when treating male patients suffering from an addiction. Drug rehab program length varies based on each client and how much progress they make each day.

PHP (Partial Hospitalization Program)

During partial hospitalization programming for men (PHP), male patients continue intensive therapeutic treatments. This outpatient level of care targets co-occurring mental health conditions that may be present alongside a drug or alcohol addiction. Due to the stigma of men and mental health, male clients are less likely to seek out addiction treatment.

Cultural and social stereotypes portraying men as strong and emotionless can result in negative outcomes when it comes to addiction. This is especially true when addressing the psychiatric and emotional behaviors linked to their addiction. The outpatient program encourages men to safely concentrate on their trauma and other co-occurring mental health conditions affecting their addiction.

IOP (Intensive Outpatient Program)

IOP helps patients prepare and transition into life outside of a rehab environment. In intensive outpatient program (IOP), continued therapies, social support services and recovery support groups are important aspects of rehab life. Clients will spend about three hours per day in treatment while continuing to maintain outside personal and professional responsibilities. These non-rehab activities can include recreational sports, career and family obligations as well as other healthy social activities.

Aftercare for Men

At Hotel California by the Sea, aftercare services are carefully formulated plans offering continued support for male patients through the rest of their recovery. After the completion of more intensive treatment programs, male clients move on to aftercare planning. Aftercare consists of assistance in finding career opportunities, local addiction recovery support groups, and access to marriage and family social services.

At our rehab for men, male clients leave the clinical facilities and return home. They will be assigned case managers who assist patients in locating the appropriate local support groups and psychiatrists. Despite the completion of rehab addiction treatments, male patients are encouraged to continue maintaining therapeutic treatments to maintain long-term sobriety.

Oftentimes careers and professional lives were disrupted due to addiction treatment. The career resource center offers tools to help build a new foundation for future goals. Hotel California by the Sea also offers an alumni program consisting of former clients who have completed our rehab program. In this group, alumni share their experiences, offer support, and serve as mentor-like figures for newly sober individuals.

Therapeutic approaches for Men’s Addiction Treatment in Washington

When it comes to substance use disorder treatment, there is no one size fits all approach. Washington’s rehab for men targets the unique needs of male clients in addiction treatment. The usage of effective therapies such as CBT, DBT, EMDR therapy, provides male clients with every opportunity to heal.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Men

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) helps male clients recognize and change their thought patterns related to their addiction. By changing their feelings into a positive thought process, patients can separate themselves from addiction.

During CBT, patients can address the negative and destructive thoughts and how they are interconnected with addiction. This is a popular form of “talk therapy.” The goal of CBT is for male clients to successfully learn coping techniques to combat their drug and alcohol addiction.

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) for Men

DBT (Dialectical behavioral therapy) helps male clients focus on the management of painful emotions. Certified therapists, counselors or psychiatrist guides group therapy sessions keeping four key elements in mind:

  • Mindfulness – patients concentrate on improving their ability to accept and be present in the current moment.
  • Distress tolerance – patients learn to increase their tolerance of negative emotions as opposed to constantly trying to avoid it.
  • Emotional regulation – patients learn effective strategies to manage intense emotions and change them into positive thoughts.
  • Interpersonal effectiveness – patients learn how to communicate with others in a respectful, yet assertive manner while still maintaining a healthy relationship.

EMDR Therapy for Men

Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing therapy (EMDR) is a unique therapeutic treatment. EMDR therapy is typically used to treat patients suffering from PTSD and severe traumatic experiences. During EMDR therapy, patients learn to reprocess negative memories and traumas related to their addiction.

Patients are subjected to a specific memory while simultaneously experiencing bilateral eye stimulation. This works to reduce the intensity of the emotion associated with the traumatic memory. The eight-step process helps male clients identify and treat significant triggers to their addiction.

Group Therapy for Men

In group therapy sessions, male clients are encouraged to share, engage and openly discuss their issues related to the addiction. Led by certified therapists, counselors and psychiatrists, group sessions are held in a structured and judgment-free environment.

Patients discuss their collective struggles offering an empowering and supportive community of like-minded peers. Addiction can be a lonely place. Having the support of others going through the same life changes can be a turning point for many in rehab.

Family Therapy for Men

Family therapy allows patients and their loved ones to sort out the issues related to the addiction. In our rehab for men, patients will have access to family counseling sessions.

Family therapy consists of participation from members of the entire family collective. Families learn to communicate, sort out differences and begin to understand the intricacies of drug and alcohol addiction. Drug abusers with a solid support system of loved ones during treatment are much more likely to achieve and maintain long-term recovery.

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Benefits of Drug Rehab for Men in Washington

There are many benefits of drug rehab for men. Social pressures men face often hinder their willingness and ability to address underlying issues associated with their addiction. Our rehab for men in Washington allows clients to comfortably open up to treatments.

The stereotypes surrounding how men should behave and handle emotions create a huge barrier to seeking help. It hinders the overall well-being of these patients. Traditionally, asking for help is often associated with traits of weakness. However, it can worsen the effects of addiction and co-occurring mental health conditions.

Our rehab for men allows male clients to receive treatment without the pressures from the outside world. Hotel California by the Sea’s treatments include various cognitive therapies as well as unique social support services. Treatment methods utilized in our rehab program are designed to help male clients overcome unique challenges associated with substance addiction recovery.

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At the Washington rehab for men, our evidence-based treatments help men of all ages recover from their addictions. Men struggling with addiction face unique challenges that differ from other populations. Our specialized gender-specific programming targets personal issues surrounding men and drug and alcohol addiction. 

Call our admissions team today to learn more about our unique inpatient rehab and outpatient programs. We will help you verify and understand your insurance benefits. We will also explore what treatment options may be right for you. Hotel California by the Sea’s rehab for men helps guide each of our clients through their recovery journey.

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