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.

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Alcohol Withdrawal Treatment & Rehab near Santa Rosa, CA

Since 1957, Azure Acres Treatment Center has given hope to individuals struggling with alcohol addiction and its lasting effects. Azure Acres provides residents high-quality alcohol and drug abuse treatment near Santa Rosa, California.

Causes of Withdrawal

Causes of alcohol withdrawal

While many people can consume alcohol in a non-problematic fashion, there are others who struggle with their ability to cease use of this substance. The longer that a person continues to consume alcohol, the more likely it is that his or her body will become tolerant of the substance, requiring him or her to consume greater amounts in order to achieve the effects desired. Following the emergence of tolerance, individuals may begin to suffer from the development of a physical dependence on alcohol. Once this has occurred, their attempts at putting a stop to their use can result in the onset of withdrawal.

Withdrawal refers to the process of an individual’s body attempting to regulate itself to the way that it functioned prior to the introduction of alcohol. This process can be extremely uncomfortable and, if not medically monitored, can even prove to be deadly.

Signs of Withdrawal

Signs of alcohol withdrawal

The specific signs that indicate that a person is experiencing a period of withdrawal will vary depending on the length of time that the person has been abusing alcohol, as well as how frequently he or she consumes it. Examples of such signs can include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Intense cravings
  • Psychomotor agitation
  • Hand tremors
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Excessive sweating
  • Hallucinations
  • Increased pulse rate (one that exceeds 100 beats per minute)
  • Anxiety
  • Seizures

When such symptoms are present, individuals will experience significant distress in their ability to function, proving that there is a need for alcoholism treatment.

Why Seek Treatment

Why seek treatment for alcohol addiction at Azure Acres near Santa Rosa, CA

The consequences that can result from ongoing alcohol abuse are far-reaching and can be long-lasting. Careers can be placed in jeopardy as one’s work ethic deteriorates. Marriages can crumble, friendships can fade, and child custody can be lost as the acquiring and consumption of alcohol becomes an individual’s top priority. Furthermore, one’s health can rapidly decline, resulting in irreversible damage. Things such as kidney damage, liver disease, brain damage, and heart disease can all result from the ongoing abuse of alcohol. Additionally, one’s mental health will decline as well, potentially causing individuals to suffer from anxiety, depression, or any number of other conditions. Tragically, as individuals continue on in the insidious cycle of alcohol abuse, the greater their risk becomes for experiencing an overdose. By engaging in treatment that is designed to help individuals overcome their compulsion to continue abusing alcohol, however, these detriments can be avoided.

At Azure Acres Treatment Center, we recognize how difficult it can be to overcome an addiction to alcohol, which is why we aim to ensure individuals who are entrusted into our care do not have to fight the battle alone. We offer comprehensive rehabilitation that is tailored to meet each individual’s unique needs so that they can overcome their alcohol addictions in the way that best addresses their concerns. One’s treatment experience typically begins with participation in detox services, where the symptoms of withdrawal can be alleviated and cravings for continued use can remain at bay. Once detoxification is complete, a variety of therapeutic interventions are implemented in order to make sure that one’s recovery goals are met and sobriety is achieved and sustained.

If you or someone you love is in need of an all-encompassing rehab center in order to overcome an addiction to alcohol, please do not hesitate to contact us today.

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An assessment is an important first step toward treatment of and recovery from addiction.

I have been in and out of treatment for years and could not remain sober for more than a couple years sometimes no more than 60 days. I attended groups and one on one therapy with my counselor there and this time something magical happened for me there. Azure Acres saved my life -- check this place out if you are looking for treatment!

– Former Patient