Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

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 The Camp 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, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at The Camp Recovery Center.

  • These restrictions have been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services 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 receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are 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.

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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Family Therapy Program Near Santa Cruz & San Jose, CA

Family is important to you, and their involvement in treatment is important to us. Addiction breeds dysfunction in the entire family system, resulting in unhealthy patterns that must be addressed before you leave drug rehab. Because you will eventually return to your daily life and relationships, it is essential that family dynamics change along with you.

We establish contact with families upon admission, complete a family assessment, utilize family counseling as needed, and share continuing care plans with appropriate family members. Family members and significant others are also strongly encouraged to attend our three-day family program, which takes place every other weekend. This intensive program provides education, support and skill-building exercises to your loved ones.

Friday Schedule

A therapist teaches families about the disease of addiction, with a goal of taking the blame, shame and criticism out of recovery and dispelling myths that addicts are somehow weak or morally flawed.

The Camp’s clinical team educates families about the ways drugs and alcohol affect the brain, changing the user’s ability to think, feel and make rational choices, and answers each family’s questions about how addiction is affecting their lives. Families spend the afternoon with a therapist learning how to distinguish between codependency and healthy displays of love, how to spot behaviors that unwittingly contribute to the disease, and how to best support their loved one in recovery.

Families also benefit from the expertise and insights of outside speakers, including community representatives and recovering addicts. Understanding the disease of addiction is a first step in changing the way families view their addicted loved one.

Saturday Schedule

A certified drug and alcohol counselor prepares families for what to expect during their loved one’s stay in drug rehab and how to set goals and establish healthy boundaries. Patients are invited to participate in therapeutic exercises with the following goals:

  • Understanding and embracing the disease concept of addiction
  • Learning how to allow the patient to assume responsibility for their own recovery
  • Learning how to access information and resources for aftercare support
  • Adopting strategies for setting boundaries and supporting recovery
  • Practicing and mastering effective communication skills
  • Discovering how to tap into powerful support groups to allow healing for the patients as well as their loved ones

Sunday Schedule

Family therapy occurs in a group format, allowing families and patients to practice healthy communication skills in a supervised, therapeutic setting. For some, this is the first time they’ve been able to share feelings that have been bottled up for years. By sharing with other families, they discover they are not alone in their struggle.

After the group meetings, families can arrange single-family counseling sessions.  Families are also invited to stay for the balance of each day for informal visiting and to participate in some of the seasonal activities The Camp offers, such as swimming, basketball, tennis and volleyball.

It was only through the treatment programs at The Camp that I was able to find lasting recovery. I can't recommend them enough!

– Susan G.
Marks of Quality Care
  • American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)
  • The Jason Foundation

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