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Drug rehabs with ASL or Assistance for Hearing Impaired in California

Finding a drug rehab in California for the hearing impaired may be difficult because the options are limited. However, many drug rehab programs offer American Sign Language, interpreters, and other resources. There is help available for those who are hearing impaired and addicted to drugs or alcohol in California.

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List of Drug Rehabs with ASL or Assistance for Hearing Impaired in California

Below is a list of the different drug rehab centers with services for the hearing impaired in California. Each listing provides information on the types of services provided and the payment options available. You can also find accreditations and certifications to help you determine if the rehab center is trusted and has the expertise you are looking for. The list can be incomplete so please do not hesitate to contact a treatment specialist at 1-800-304-2219.

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Addicted.org's team of addiction professionals has over 100 years of combined experience in the field of substance use and addiction recovery. They use this experience when assessing each service listed in our directory. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns regarding any of the listings in our directory, you can contact the team directly at Communications@addicted.org. We will utilize your feedback to make any necessary updates to our list of services.

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Substance Use Treatment with American Sign Language and Help for Hearing Impaired

Persons who are hearing impaired or deaf experience an elevated risk of developing a substance use disorder. Many who are deaf and or hard of hearing have less access to educational information about drugs and alcohol. For example, school prevention programs and media information may not always offer proper access for someone who is hearing impaired. Family and social risk factors also increase substance use risk among those who are deaf or hearing impaired. Many deaf people struggle to access spoken, and written language and even written language could be at the basic level or entirely good. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) estimates there are over 37 million Americans deaf and or hard of hearing.

Within the state of California, The Office of Deaf Access estimates there are over three million residents deaf and or hard of hearing. The greater Los Angeles area and surrounding counties are home to over 800,000 deaf and hard of hearing residents. There are numerous resources in California available to people who are deaf or hearing impaired. However, not every form of substance use treatment provides services for persons with a recognized disability. Despite the prevalence of substance use disorders among people with disabilities, such as deaf or hearing impaired, they are less likely to enter or complete treatment. Fortunately, some substance use treatment programs in the state are equipped to help addicts who are deaf or hard of hearing. Over the past decades, more has been done to treat Americans with disabilities who are also struggling with addiction.

What's Next?

After completing a drug rehab program in California for the hearing impaired, the next step involves aftercare support. Aftercare support options such as outpatient drug rehab, sober coaching, recovery meetings, or sober living homes may offer American Sign Language for the hearing impaired. It is vital to continue with the recovery process. Aftercare support in California does help anyone who is hearing impaired maintain lifelong sobriety.

CONTRIBUTORS TO THIS ARTICLE

Marcel Gemme has been helping people struggling with addiction for over 19 years. He first started as an intake counselor for a drug rehabilitation center in 2000. During his 5 years as an intake counselor, he helped many addicts get the treatment they needed. He also dealt with the families and friends of those people; he saw first-hand how much strain addiction puts on a family and how it can tear relationships apart. With drug and alcohol problems constantly on the rise in the United States and Canada, he decided to use the Internet as a way to educate and help many more people in both those countries. This was 15 years ago. Since then, Marcel has built two of the largest websites in the U.S. and Canada which reach and help millions of people each year. He is an author and a leader in the field of drug and alcohol addiction. His main focus is threefold: education, prevention and rehabilitation. To this day, he still strives to be at the forefront of technology in order to help more and more people. He is a Licensed Drug and Alcohol Treatment Specialist graduate with Honours of Stratford Career Institute. Marcel has also received a certificate from Harvard for completing a course entitled The Opioid Crisis in America and a certificate from The University of Adelaide for completing a course entitled AddictionX: Managing Addiction: A Framework for Succesful Treatment.

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