Chemical Dependency FAQ's
How can I tell if I have a problem with drugs or alcohol?
Drug and alcohol problems can affect every one of us, regardless of age, sex, race, marital status, place of residence, income level or lifestyle. Take a few minutes to ask yourself some questions to determine if you may need help.
My employer has asked that I have a drug test (urine analysis). Do you do that there?
We perform drug tests on our current patients and clients. We do not provide these services to the general public.
How much does an assessment cost?
The initial chemical dependency assessment/evaluation is free of charge.
Can I see or talk to friends and family while I am in treatment?
Yes, you are welcome to visit with family members or friends. There are certain guidelines that must be followed by all patients and their loved ones.
Patient Visiting Hours are Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 5:30 p.m. - 6 p.m., Saturday from 2 p.m.-3 p.m. and Sunday from 3 p.m.-5 p.m.
We have two phones available for patients to call out or family members to call in. Daily phone hours are 7 a.m.-8 a.m., 12 p.m.-1 p.m., and 4 p.m.-6 p.m. All calls are limited to 5 minutes.
The treatment team may determine additional guidelines for individual patients.
Do you accept Medi-Cal?
We do not accept Medi-Cal as a primary health insurance plan. However, we do accept a variety of financial arrangements including Medicare, and most health insurance/managed care plans (HMO, PPO).
How old do I need to be?
The Recovery Center offers an adult program only. Patients must be 18 years or older.
Can my mother come to The Recovery Center if she has a caretaker?
Patients who enter The Recovery Center must be ambulatory and able to independently provide daily living self-care during their stay in our program. We cannot accept patients who require assistance with daily living.
Do you have laundry facilities?
Yes. We have a washer and dryer, and provide detergent, for our inpatients free of charge.
Do you have Spiritual Chaplains?
Yes, we have chaplains in universal denominations available to provide spiritual guidance.
What if I follow a special diet?
We are able to accommodate special dietary needs and use the services of a dietitian, if needed. Between-meal snacks are available, and special dietary needs for snacks can be accommodated as well.
Can I still exercise if I am a patient?
We have a gym at our facility and there is time set aside several times a week for supervised exercise.