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  • Take the First Step in Las Vegas

    Desert Hope is a beautiful oasis with modern charm located in Las Vegas, Nevada. We provide all levels of care from detox, in-patient, outpatient and sober living.

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  • A New Life Awaits

    Start your recovery at our spa-like facility in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area. Holistic therapies, chef-prepared meals, and LGBTQ+ support are among the many features of our premier drug and alcohol treatment program.

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  • The Best Place to Recover in Orange County

    Laguna Treatment Hospital is located in Orange County, CA. The first Chemical Dependency Recovery Hospital in the OC, we offer safe medical detox, mental health support, and wellness programs.

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  • Start Recovery at Our Southern Resort

    Take a step back from your life and get the help you need at our premier drug and alcohol addiction center. Nestled in the countryside 1.5 hours from Memphis, Oxford gives you the support you need in a calm and beautiful setting.

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  • Recovery Forecast includes Tropical Weather

    Your recovery can start at either of two premier drug and alcohol treatment facilities in the Greater Miami area - Fort Lauderdale and Hollywood, FL. Our specialties include treatment for veterans and first responders.

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  • Sunny Florida Welcomes You

    Retreat to the sunny climate of Tampa, Florida for a stay at the gold standard of treatment facilities. We offer customized care plans to help you on your recovery journey.

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  • Helping New Englanders Find Recovery for Over 30 years

    Escape to the countryside to recovery in New Jersey’s premier drug rehab & treatment center. Located only an hour from New York City.

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Trauma Support

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Trauma Track

For many people, a lifelong struggle with drug or alcohol addiction can be traced back to traumatic experiences in the past. The best hope for recovery comes through addressing not only the addiction, but also the pain that has fueled it.

Oxford Treatment Center provides supportive interventions for patients with a history of trauma. Acknowledging past trauma can help patients take the first steps toward overcoming it and enable them to more fully benefit from the overall treatment program.

Trauma care addresses the pain behind addiction.

Among those seeking treatment for drug or alcohol addiction, unresolved traumatic experiences can include:

  • Experiencing physical, verbal, or emotional abuse.
  • Experiencing sexual abuse.
  • Experiencing a sudden loss or complicated grief.
  • Witnessing or being a part of violence.
  • Involvement in a traumatic car accident.
  • Receiving a devastating medical diagnosis.

People dealing with trauma often withdraw from others and disconnect. They suffer from anxiety and fear, and are easily startled. Insomnia and nightmares are also common. When trauma is at the root of addiction, it’s critical to find other ways of coping without drugs or alcohol to numb the pain.

A dual recovery


Psychological trauma leads to disempowerment and isolation. Trauma recovery is about empowering the survivor and creating new connections.

Trauma recovery often unfolds in three stages: Feeling safe again; remembering and mourning; and reconnecting with everyday life. In the final stage, patients receive support as they rebuild life in the present, develop new relationships and create a new future for themselves.

At Oxford Treatment Center, the individual needs and progress of each patient guide the level of engagement in trauma work during treatment.

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