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 Sandhills CTC Cluster 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.

In adherence to the social distancing recommendations provided by the CDC, we have implemented strict protocols at our clinic to ensure the safety of our patients and staff.

  • Patients who have active symptoms of illness or a fever of 100 degrees or higher must call ahead to arrange after-hours dosing.
  • The number of people allowed inside the building at any given time is restricted based on county, state, and federal guidelines.
  • The number of people waiting in line is restricted based on county, state, and federal guidelines, and those present must maintain a minimum distance of six feet from one another.
  • To maintain line restrictions, patients are asked to wait in their cars until direction is given.

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

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 Sandhills CTC Cluster.

  • These restrictions have been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • 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.
  • 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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Benefits of Individual Therapy for Opioid Abuse

Addiction is more complex than simply stopping the use of a substance. Because the causes for addiction lay deeper than simply consuming or injecting a drug, individuals seeking treatment must delve deeper to understand the emotional factors that aided in the development of their addiction in the first place. For this reason, individual therapy is an extremely beneficial tool for patients to utilize as a part of their comprehensive treatment program. By gaining an understanding of what may have caused an addiction to start in the first place, individuals are able to work towards recovery on a psychological and emotional perspective.

Individual therapy involves working with a counselor in a one-on-one setting to openly discuss a patient’s addiction to heroin, morphine, or prescription medications. The benefits of utilizing individual therapy can include the following:

  • Recognizing previous traumatic events that may have contributed to the abuse of substances
  • Developing new points of view relating to both the apparent and possible primary causes of substance abuse and addiction
  • Forming new, healthy ways to cope with stress and adverse feelings
  • Handling setbacks and victories during the course of treatment
  • Creating strategies for preventing or handling compromising situations in which using substances might be tempting
  • Forming new personal goals for the present and future

By gaining the ability to understand one’s own emotions, behaviors, and feelings, patients are given the skills to prepare for a future that is free from substance abuse. Individual therapy allows patients to have the opportunity to openly discuss their progress and recovery in a safe environment with the support of a dedicated counselor.

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Building a Foundation for Opioid Abuse Recovery

Patients who take part in individual therapy will likely experience the following throughout their course of treatment:

  • An increase in their self-confidence
  • An enhancement in their self-esteem
  • A reduction of stress
  • An intensified sense of self-awareness

These benefits create the solid foundation that is necessary for patients to move forward in treatment in a positive manner.

Costal Plaines Comprehensive Treatment Center believes that individual therapy provides a solid emotional foundation for patients working to overcome their addiction to opioids. Utilizing individual therapy allows patients the opportunity to receive the emotional help they require, while also allowing counselors to verify that patients are following their treatment recommendations. Our dedicated counselors check-in with patients throughout treatment to verify that they are progressing in a positive manner.

Sandhills Comprehensive Treatment Center provides individuals with the treatment required to achieve a healthy, happy, and sober life. If you or someone you love would benefit from individual therapy for addiction, as well as the treatment options available through Sandhills Comprehensive Treatment Center, please contact us today.

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