Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to the Coronavirus
As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Azure Acres Recovery Center to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, on-site visitation is no longer allowed at Azure Acres Recovery Center.

  • This restriction has been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • We are offering visitation through telehealth services so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services are being vetted and may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff has received infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance has been provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are being monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.
  • We are in communication with our local health department to receive important community-specific updates.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

For detailed information on COVID-19, please visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Alcoholics Anonymous & Narcotics Anonymous Locations near Santa Rosa, CA

12-Step support near Santa Rosa

Within Sonoma County, Santa Rosa, and the surrounding areas, there are numerous individuals who are highly familiar with 12-Step support. Regardless of how long you or a loved one have been working towards continuing a life of recovery from alcohol abuse, the sober road that lies ahead can only be achieved one day at a time.

For those who have effectively finished out a treatment program for a substance abuse problem, it is critical to continue to participate in aftercare such as Alcoholic Anonymous within their community when they return home from intensive treatment. It is also imperative to note that many people who attend A.A. meetings within their area might not have obtained professional treatment, however, that does not mean that the program does not continue to provide priceless resources that help keep them in recovery. These meetings have been able to connect community members, encourage local support from those who have shared in similar experiences, and help keep those who live locally in recovery for the long-term.

The Sonoma County recovery community is comprised of many different individuals who have personally experienced alcoholism in their own manner. By participating in A.A. meetings and engaging one’s self in local 12-Step meetings, one can gain a number of benefits that can be positively life-altering. Within A.A. meetings, participants can obtain a sponsor and receive psychoeducational materials pertaining to alcoholism and recovery, as well as listen to the testimonies of others, all while sharing their own if they are so inclined.

If you have never stepped foot within an A.A. meeting, you likely are unaware of what to expect when you decide to attend, outside of what you might have heard from others. The truth is A.A. is a different experience for everyone, and it is highly recommended for all participants to try a bevy of different meetings at the beginning to find one that is a good fit. This is experience that can only come from doing the footwork, however, the internet can be highly beneficial in helping you find those meetings.

You will be able to choose a meeting that fits within your schedule, as there are many throughout the week and on weekends.

Once you start going to A.A. meetings within your area, you will begin to find meetings that speak to you most. Keep in mind that it can take some time to find a cozy niche of meetings that you feel fit you best, and continue searching and going back to meetings as often as possible. As soon as you develop your stride, utilize these meetings for everything they are worth. Understand that every single meeting might not be life-changing for you, but there is always something that you can take away from every meeting that can help you better yourself. Prepare yourself to actively listen to the experiences of others, openly share your experiences if you feel the desire to, and be receptive to positive change, support, and encouragement from others within the area.