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 Sonora Behavioral Health Hospital 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 Sonora Behavioral Health Hospital.

  • 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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Alcohol Addiction Rehab & Treatment Center in Tucson

Sonor Behavioral Health offers outpatient care as well as detox stabilization for men and women struggling with alcohol addiction. Located in Tucson, Sonora’s outpatient treatment center offers care based on the 12-step principles of recovery.

Treatment for Alcohol Abuse

Learn More About Treatment for Alcohol Addiction

Alcohol abuse is a dangerous problem that can lead to addiction. Alcohol addiction is also referred to as alcohol use disorder and alcoholism.

This disease can lead to in a variety of negative consequences at home, at work, or in school. If you abuse alcohol, you are at increased risk for a variety of health problems. You may also experience considerable social difficulties. Fortunately, there are a number of treatment options that can help you overcome a problem with alcohol.

Sonora Behavioral Health is a 140-bed acute crisis stabilization hospital in Tucson. Among our services, we provide outpatient care for adult men and women who are struggling with alcohol addiction.

The staff at Sonora understands the challenges of alcohol abuse, and we know how quickly an addiction can take over your life. You do not have to suffer alone during this journey. We can help you regain control over your life and resume your pursuit of a healthier future.

Helping a Loved One

 Helping a Loved One or Family Member Get Treatment

It is not always easy to determine if a loved one has a drinking problem. However, certain signs and symptoms of alcohol abuse can help you detect this dangerous condition.

Since alcohol abuse can lead to the serious disease of alcoholism, recognizing the early signs of abuse can be extremely important. The following signs may indicate that your loved one has drinking problem:

  • Not performing to expectation at work or in school
  • Missing out on commitments
  • Engaging in risky behavior such as drinking and driving
  • Having legal problems associated with drinking such as a DUI or disorderly conduct
  • Drinking to reduce stress or because they are unhappy
  • Arguing with family members or friends about their drinking

If someone you love is showing any of these sign, it may be time to seek professional help. With proper professional care, your loved one can overcome his or her problem with alcohol.

Why Choose Us

Why Consider Treatment at Sonora Behavioral Health

Alcohol abuse and addiction can have a drastic negative impact on an individual’s life. Without proper treatment those consequences are likely to persist and may become worse.

Alcohol abuse can lead to liver problems, high blood pressure, stroke, and heart disease. Chronic overconsumption of alcohol can also impact your person’s immune system. This can put you at increased risk for a wide range of additional physical problems.  Additionally, alcohol abuse can contribute to mental and behavioral issues such as depression, violent tendencies, poor decision-making, and risky behaviors.

Alcohol addiction is a progressive disease. This means that most people who become addicted to alcohol will be unable to stop drinking without some form of help. With effective treatment, though, alcohol addiction can be defeated. You can learn to live a sober life, free from the chains of addiction.

If you or someone that you care about has become dependent upon alcohol, outpatient treatment Sonora Behavioral Health may be the ideal option. Our outpatient treatment services can be personalized according to your specific needs, and can provide you with the structure and support that you need in order to achieve the healthier life that you deserve.

Philosophy & Benefits

Outpatient Alcohol Rehab Philosophy and Benefits

At Sonora Behavioral Health, we are dedicated to providing personalized care in an atmosphere of dignity and respect. At every level of care, our goal is to provide all patients with the guidance and support that will empower them to achieve and maintain improved quality of life.

Our commitment to superior service is reflected in our outpatient treatment program for men and women who are struggling with alcohol addiction. We provide thorough admissions assessments, employ evidence-based treatment protocols, and help patients develop effective coping skills.

This comprehensive effort is designed to ensure that all who heal with us are prepared to experience continued success long after they have completed their time in our care.

Outpatient Treatment

Outpatient Treatment at Sonora Behavioral Health for Alcohol Addiction

When you arrive at our outpatient treatment center, you will complete a detailed admissions assessment. This process will include a physical examination, a psychiatric evaluation, and a psychological assessment. We will also collect information about your treatment history.

All of this information will provide us with essential insights into the issues that have been preventing you from living a healthier and more satisfying life. This assessment will also allow us to develop a personalized plan to ensure that your outpatient treatment experience best meets your specific needs.

Depending upon the results of your admissions assessment, your personalized outpatient treatment plan for alcohol addiction may include the following elements:

Detox: We provide medically monitored detox in our hospital. If you have been incapable of ending your alcohol abuse prior to treatment, or if doing so would endanger your health, our medically monitored detox program may be necessary. Detox is a short-term inpatient experience during which you can rid your body of alcohol and other substances of abuse. After you complete detox, you can transition directly into outpatient care for alcohol addiction.

Medication management: If you are struggling with symptoms that can be treated with certain prescription medications, you may be eligible for medication management services while in outpatient treatment for alcohol addiction.

Group therapy: Groups are the main form of treatment in our outpatient program. During your time in outpatient care for alcohol addiction you will participate in solution-focused groups. These groups are designed to help you develop specific skills that will support long-term recovery. Common group topics include the following:

  • Acceptance
  • Barriers to recovery
  • Coping skills
  • Early recovery
  • Stress management
  • Self-awareness
  • Relaxation
  • Triggers for relapse
  • Relapse prevention
  • Self-help skills

Family support: Your loved ones can play an essential role in your continued recovery. To support their efforts, we are happy to provide a variety of educational opportunities for family members and close friends. For specifics about our family support services, please contact us at your convenience.

Continuing Care

Continuing Care for Alcohol Addiction

At Sonora Behavioral Health, we understand that outpatient treatment is just one step on your path toward long-term recovery from alcohol addiction. Thus, we start a thorough discharge planning process the day you join our outpatient treatment program. The goal of this process is to ensure that you are connected to the professional resources and community-based support services that will enable you to continue your progress after you have completed your time in our care.

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I was struggling with alcohol and Sonora was everything I needed. The staff was friendly and informed and made me feel special.

– Isabella M.

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