Gooden Center
A residential drug treatment center for men located in Pasadena, CA. The Gooden Center is a proud member of the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP).

(626) 356-0078
191 North El Molino Avenue Pasadena, CA 91101 US

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Alcohol Intervention: Who Needs Treatment Facilities?

Drug Treatment Facilities: Checking Before Checking Out

No drug treatment facilities wants to see an addict hit rock bottom and not come back from it. The idea with hitting your rock bottom is that it’s your rock bottom it’s the moment where you go I don’t want this for my life anymore. It’s true some addicts never hit their rock bottom and some addicts never come back from it. Hopefully, before something happens to you that you can’t come back from as a result of drugs or alcohol, you’ll recognize you need help and get it.

Alcohol Intervention: Save A Friend Get Involved

If you suspect that your friend has an alcohol problem talk to them. An alcohol intervention doesn’t always have to be a group thing where there are a ton of people and you are all confronting the alcohol about their problem. Sometimes a friend that has been getting out of control with alcohol is an alcoholic but they are engaging in alcohol abuse for whatever reason. It can be depression related. Maybe they just broke up with someone, lost their job, or suffered a loss in their life. You never know. They might not even realize that they’ve gotten that out of control or that people are worried about them.

Treatment Facilities: Are They Comfortable?

If you’ve never been to rehab then you are probably concerned about the sleeping arrangements. Every rehab is different. Some rehabs are offer private rooms, others have roommates and everyone shares a room with someone else. Most rehabs work hard at making the rehab as comfortable as possible. Sometimes the rehab is nicer than the person’s own home. It’s a matter of what you are used to and personal preference but you are there to get well. You can visit the treatment facilities but don’t use it as an excuse not to go to rehab.