Recovery is a process that doesn’t happen overnight.

For many, it’s a long road that twists, turns and sometimes leads you back to where you began. With the right support and guidance, however, individuals struggling with substance use can achieve long-term sobriety and rediscover life without drugs or alcohol. Journey Hillside Tarzana is an exclusive treatment center located in the beautiful, quiet hills of Los Angeles, California dedicated to supporting individuals as they heal from addiction.

To help our clients build a solid foundation for recovery, we provide comprehensive, medically-supervised detox services to promote a safe and comfortable experience as drugs and alcohol are eliminated from the body. This important first step ensures recovery begins on the right foot and patients are ready to dig deeper into their addiction once they transition into our residential care program.

A Fresh Start at Journey Hillside Tarzana

The recovery journey typically begins with a detox program

Detox is one of the early challenges faced by patients due to a process called withdrawal. Withdrawal causes a variety of unpleasant symptoms when drugs are no longer used that can make patients feel anxious, depressed and restless. This is because prolonged use of drugs or alcohol can cause chemical imbalances that change the way the brain works, affecting concentration, emotional regulation, sleep patterns and more. Over time, your brain begins to rely on drugs or alcohol, which leads to uncomfortable symptoms as your body readjusts to functioning without them.

Journey Hillside Tarzana is equipped with an experienced, compassionate medical staff available around the clock and highly skilled in managing withdrawal symptoms. When traces of drugs or alcohol remain in the body, it’s more difficult to resist cravings and leave old patterns of behavior behind. A comprehensive detox allows patients to start their treatment experience with a clean slate and a clear mind. The tools we use to help patients have a safe, positive experience include:

Tools we use to help patients have a safe, positive experience:

  • Intimate six-bed facility
  • Private spaces for relaxation and healing
  • Quiet, secluded location
  • Modern and high-end amenities
  • Private Chef
  • Restorative atmosphere
  • 24/7 medical staff for a safe and comfortable detox
  • Lush, private grounds
  • Supportive of medication-assisted therapy (MAT)
  • Seamless transition into residential treatment

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At Journey Hillside Tarzana, drugs and alcohol are eliminated from the body under close medical supervision. Our hope for our patients is that they feel a sense of well-deserved pride and accomplishment as they complete this crucial first step and transition into our inpatient recovery program.

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Individualized, Professional Care

Our six-bed facility provides clients with unparalleled personalized care and one-on-one attention. Detox is challenging without the support of licensed professionals, so we are equipped with a medical staff available 24/7 to provide comprehensive care and manage your individual symptoms with dignity and respect. When a client first arrives at Journey Hillside Tarzana, they will be thoroughly assessed by our detoxification services team to determine what level of care they’ll need and to coordinate a personalized treatment plan to ensure optimal comfort and safety.
We understand that no two people are affected by withdrawal in the same way and provide treatment plans tailored for each individual and the symptoms they are experiencing. The length and severity of a client’s withdrawal depend on a variety of factors, but detox usually takes between five to 10 days to complete. Our program allows for some flexibility as the presence of multiple substances, route of administration and frequency of use will affect how long it takes to free a patient’s body from the hold of illicit substances.

A comfortable patient experience

Throughout the process, patients suffering from alcohol, benzodiazepine and opiate withdrawal are monitored closely and provided with medications and other treatments that can help make the experience more comfortable. Although different drugs produce distinct withdrawal symptoms, there are some common effects which may include:

Common effects of withdrawal symptoms

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Restlessness
  • Irritability
  • Paranoia
  • Nausea
  • Sweating
  • Chills
  • Mood swings
  • Fever
  • Insomnia
  • Cravings

Journey Hillside Tarzana Detox Program

While these symptoms are uncomfortable, for many clients, they can also be dangerous. Certain drugs may cause seizures, hallucinations and delusions, which can be frightening and in some cases, fatal. Withdrawal can also prompt some individuals to seek out drugs and alcohol as a way to ease or avoid symptoms. When a patient relapses, their chances of overdosing are higher due to decreased tolerance. This is why we believe that a professional, medically-supervised detox program is a critical step that keeps patients safe as they prepare for the remainder of their recovery journey.

A Quiet, Calming Environment

Journey Hillside Tarzana is nestled in the peaceful, secluded hills of Los Angeles to give patients the serenity, peace and relaxation they need as they heal from addiction. Our exclusive facility offers both anonymity and comfort so patients can undergo detox without the distractions, interruptions or stresses of everyday life. Each patient is provided with a quiet, private space for an atmosphere of rest and relaxation. Surrounded by lush, green grounds with modern accommodations and high-end amenities such as a Jacuzzi, pool and pristine common areas, clients at Journey Hillside Tarzana can recover in a restorative environment that promotes well-being, healing and renewal. Our supportive staff is well-versed in addiction medicine and exceptionally skilled in providing symptom management that goes beyond industry-wide best practices. We also actively support medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and recognize that for many patients, it is integral to the successful completion of detox and other treatment services. Recent studies have demonstrated the effectiveness of MAT, especially when combined with individual and group therapy. Once you’ve completed detox, we help you to transition seamlessly into our residential treatment program where clients will look closely at their substance use and begin the in-depth work of rebuilding both physical and mental health for long-term, sustainable sobriety.

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Personalized Treatment Program

After detox is completed, clients at Journey Hillside Tarzana can smoothly transition into our residential treatment program. Our limited admissions ensure that each patient receives the proper care and personalized treatment they deserve. Once admitted, clients will have an individualized treatment plan developed just for them, based on their needs, substance use history, discharge goals, presence of any co-occurring disorders and more. With a unique blend of clinical and experiential therapies, our patients benefit from cutting-edge programming and evidence-based methods designed to guide them toward lasting sobriety.

The 12-Step Methodology

At Journey Hillside Tarzana, we integrate the proven 12-step methodology into our treatment programs to provide a firm, structured grounding on which patients can begin their recovery. We also offer specialty tracks for men and women needing a deeper focus and more specific care. Our Impaired Professionals track is designed for individuals in high-stress, sensitive careers that require more advanced case management and counseling services. We also offer a Holistic track that incorporates a blend of east-west philosophies, mindfulness training and alternative treatments in addition to a 12-Step track that digs deeper into step workshops and studies.

Setting Up For Success

Journey Hillside Tarzana strongly believes in providing integrated, comprehensive treatment for men and women from all walks of life. We recognize that the facets of addiction are numerous and require a complex, varied approach for optimal success. Our exclusive facility and specialized tracks ensure that each client receives the care they need to move forward in recovery and rediscover a life free from substance use. If you or someone you care about is ready to heal from addiction, Fill out a form or call Journey Hillside Tarzana in Los Angeles, California, today at 877-414-1024 to find out more about our detox and inpatient treatment programs.

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