Created by the nationally respected teacher, author and change expert Brad Lamm, Breathe Life Healing Centers creates an environment for a life-affirming change at the secluded private Campus and Clinic nestled in West Hollywood, Los Angeles.
Treating addiction, eating disorders, and trauma requires a multi-faceted, comprehensive approach that addresses one’s mind, body, and spirit. Someone who is struggling with addiction, eating disorders, and/or the effects of trauma is likely to have experienced a variety of different mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual consequences that have deeply impacted who they used to be (and even who they want to be in the future). And while the pain caused by these conditions and their underlying causes might seem too overwhelming to try and sort out, getting appropriate treatment is the only way to help take the burden of these conditions off of individuals backs once and for all.
Our trauma, eating disorder, mental health and addiction treatment in Los Angeles focuses on solidifying clients’ recovery, helping them find their center, encouraging them to engage in their feelings, and developing positive life skills. The type of treatment that is provided to clients depends on the condition that they are recovering from, meaning that someone who is recovering from addiction will have a different track than someone who is recovering from an eating disorder and vice versa.
What We Treat
Those who participate in our addiction treatment in Los Angeles are those who have lost their way due to the addictions, traumas, or eating disorders that have caused them to veer off course. The kind of treatment we provide is discussed below.
Addiction Treatment in Los Angeles
Addiction treatment in Los Angeles encompasses a complete approach to care, as the individuals who come to us for care are often deeply depleted of emotional, mental, and physical wealth. When an addiction to one or more addictive substances is occurring, individuals can quickly begin to ignore their responsibilities, start having trouble at work, experience physical ailments more frequently, and get into family conflicts more often. The longer that an addiction lasts, the greater the consequences can be. For some, addiction has caused them the ultimate consequence of losing their lives, however, by participating in addiction treatment in Los Angeles, individuals can prevent that from happening to them.
The types of addictions we treat at our Los Angeles facility include the following:
- Methamphetamine (“meth”)
- Prescription drugs
- Benzodiazepines (e.g. Xanax)
While each type of substance abuse has its own individual challenges, those who are in the process of recovering from substance abuse tend to benefit from a specific course of care, including a combination of medications and therapeutic services such as group therapy, family therapy, and behavioral therapy.
Eating disorders are severe conditions that can impact one’s physical and psychological well-being in dangerous ways. Our eating disorder treatment in Los Angeles offers professional services for the following conditions:
- Anorexia – an obsessive desire to lose weight by refusing to eat
- Bulimia – distortion of body image and an obsessive desire to lose weight, in bouts of extreme overeating followed by self-induced vomiting, purging, or fasting
- Binge-Eating Disorder – recurrent episodes of eating large quantities of food often to the point of discomfort and then experiencing shame and guilt afterward
- Food Addiction – a condition where an individual is addicted to food in the same way someone is addicted to drugs
Eating disorder treatment focuses on the specific aspects of each one of these eating disorders in an effort to provide the most centralized care to every client. The keys utilized in our eating disorder treatment program include ensuring that all clients receive medical and nutritional stabilization, trauma-informed clinical care, and evidence-based practices throughout the duration of their stay. Other key elements provided throughout the program include the following:
- Spiritual development
- Experiential modalities
- Culinary interventions
- Enhanced breath work
Our program for eating disorders is also met with a number of different signature services at our treatment center in Los Angeles, including the following:
- Custom crafted meal planning
- Cooking classes
- Supermarket outings
- Client centered exercise and movement
- Life skills and personal enhancement workshops
- Organic farm on campus
- Weekly Family Class
- Family Workshop
- BreatheOUT Alumni programming
Trauma and Co-Occurring Disorders
Trauma is one of the main causes behind addiction and eating disorders, as these events can cause individuals to look for ways to cope with what they have experienced. As a result, our dual diagnosis and addiction treatment in Los Angeles provides a number of different therapeutic services designed to help address the trauma that one has experienced so that he or she can cope with it in a meaningful, positive way.
Evidence-based treatments, such as eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) and exposure therapy have proven to be some of the leading treatments for trauma. Our treatment program in Los Angeles will provide this to those healing from trauma. Some of the most common causes of the trauma treated in Los Angeles include:
- Sexual abuse
- Domestic violence
- Combat exposure
Trauma is by far one of the most common mental health conditions that often becomes a co-occurring disorder. This is because individuals who have trauma are more likely to engage in substance abuse or utilize food in a way that helps them feel as though they are in control. When co-occurring disorders are present, treatment in Los Angeles treats both conditions at the same time to produce the most beneficial outcome for the client.
Recover Now Through our Eating Disorder, Trauma and Addiction Treatment in Los Angeles
Living with a substance use disorder, an eating disorder like bulimia or anorexia, or a co-occurring disorder can be extremely exhausting, painful, and distressing. If you have one or more of these conditions, then you know how difficult it can be to think that you can get help and actually stop using, quit controlling food intake, and/or no longer allow trauma to dictate your life. However, no matter what stage you are in with your condition, it is never too late to get the help you need.
Our treatment center in Los Angeles can provide you with the appropriate, evidence-based treatments that can help you begin healing and developing a strong stance in recovery. You do not need to keep going with your addiction, eating disorder, or trauma. By reaching out for help, you are one step closer to being freed from the grips of these complex issues.
Do not wait. You can get mental health and addiction treatment in Los Angeles today. Call right now.