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Malibu Behavioral Health Treatment

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Behavioral Health Treatment Center in Malibu

For years now, addiction has been referred to as a disease of the brain. As a brain disease, it points to actual alterations that occur in the brain’s neural pathways in response to drugs and alcohol. Drugs hijack the brain’s reward system, locking the individual into the addiction cycle. A comprehensive drug rehab program can help to break that cycle. LifeSync can help with behavioral health treatment in Malibu.

Treating the Mind, Body and Spirit

Signs of Drug Addiction

Noticeable changes in behaviors become evident fairly early in the addiction process. The behaviors will vary in severity based upon how advanced the disease of addiction is. While each substance has its own unique symptom profile, there are common signs and behavior traits of addiction. The higher the number of signs and behaviors present, the more severe the substance use disorder is. These include:

  • Being obsessed about acquiring the drug, the next dose, and obtaining supply
  • Doctor shopping
  • Stealing pills from friends and family
  • Forging prescriptions
  • Stealing money and items to pay for habit
  • Dishonest behavior, lying about drug use
  • Secretive behavior
  • Isolating behaviors
  • Loss of interest in usual activities
  • Illegal acts
  • Decline in academic or work performance
  • Hanging out with drug users
  • Malaise, apathy
  • Agitation
  • Irritability
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Withdrawal symptoms when coming off the substance
  • Changes in appetite
  • Changes in eating habits
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Mood swings
  • Avoiding eye contact
  • Continuing drug use despite negative consequences
  • Hostile mood
  • Disorientation
Mental Health and Addiction

What to Expect at Our Behavioral Health Treatment Center in Malibu

LifeSync’s behavioral health treatment center in Malibu offers a comprehensive drug rehab program that is equipped to treat the full spectrum of substance use disorders. This includes treatment for the following substances:

  • Opioids: Heroin, codeine, morphine, fentanyl, oxycodone, hydrocodone, hydromorphone,  oxymorphone, buprenorphine
  • Stimulants: Cocaine, methamphetamine, Adderall, cathinones 
  • Sedatives: benzodiazepines, hypnotics like Ambien, barbiturates
  • Hallucinogens: MDMA, LSD, PCP, mushrooms
  • Marijuana
  • Alcohol 
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Contingency Management, and Motivation Enhancement Therapy have been shown to be effective in the treatment of drug addictions.
Small peer support groups cultivate mutual social support, which helps participants remain engaged in their treatment.
If you have a co-occurring mental health challenge, a dual diagnosis approach to treatment will provide both psychiatric and addiction treatment.
The classes teach about how drugs affect the brain, and how to avoid relapse.
Because stress is a leading factor for relapse, learning relaxation techniques is an essential in recovery. These include deep breathing exercises, mindfulness training, yoga, massage, or meditation.
After drug rehab Malibu, you will continue working your recovery through aftercare actions. These include joining a recovery community, continuing outpatient therapy, and possibly staying in sober living.
Help Reduce Rehab Costs

Most PPO Insurance Accepted at Our Malibu Behavioral Health Treatment Center

Help reduce costs by utilizing your insurance plan. LifeSync Malibu is proud to accept many PPO health insurance plans to help cover the cost of Malibu behavioral health treatment. Call our team today to discuss your insurance coverage and out of pocket costs for treatment. If you do not want to use insurance for increased privacy, we can provide you with our private pay rates for 30, 60, or 90 days of treatment.

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Malibu Behavioral Health

LifeSync Malibu offers premier drug rehab and mental health treatment services in a breathtaking coastal hillside setting. If you or a loved one is exhibiting the signs of substance use disorder, please reach out for help today.

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