Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19
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 Desert Comprehensive Treatment Center 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.

In adherence to the social distancing recommendations provided by the CDC, we have implemented strict protocols at our clinic to ensure the safety of our patients and staff.

  • Patients who have active symptoms of illness or a fever of 100 degrees or higher must call ahead to arrange after-hours dosing.
  • The number of people allowed inside the building at any given time is restricted based on county, state, and federal guidelines.
  • The number of people waiting in line is restricted based on county, state, and federal guidelines, and those present must maintain a minimum distance of six feet from one another.
  • To maintain line restrictions, patients are asked to wait in their cars until direction is given.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, on-site visitation is no longer allowed at Desert Comprehensive Treatment Center.

  • This restriction has been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services are being vetted and 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 has received infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance has been provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are being monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • 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.
  • We are in communication with our local health department to receive important community-specific updates.

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.

For detailed information on COVID-19, please visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Therapies for Opioid Use Disorder

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Proudly serving the Palm Springs, California community, our methadone clinic provides adults struggling with addiction the ability to recover from heroin, oxycodone, Percocet, and other opiates.

Our Therapeutic Treatments

Therapeutic Treatments for Opioid Abuse

In addition to the medication-assisted treatment that is available for patients who are struggling with addictions to opioids, Desert Comprehensive Treatment Center proudly provides patients with the opportunity to take part in therapeutic interventions. These services are designed to help patients progress in their treatment towards lasting recovery. By allowing patients the opportunity to address and process the underlying factors that may have contributed to their addictive behaviors in the first place, patients are able to prepare for a recovered future. The medication that is prescribed at Desert Comprehensive Treatment Center provides patients with relief from the physical discomforts of withdrawal, while therapeutic interventions treat the physiological and behavioral aspects of addiction. When patients only take part in treatment for the physical components of their addictions, they are more likely to being abusing opioids again. Because of this, Desert Comprehensive Treatment Center emphasizes the importance of offering comprehensive treatment in order to treat the physical and emotional pieces of addiction.

Our Therapeutic Interventions

Therapeutic Interventions for Opioid Abuse

Many individuals find that they turn to prescription painkillers or heroin as a way to escape from external stressors and/or psychological issues. If these external factors continue, many will remain trapped in the dangers cycle of substance abuse. If left untreated, addiction can lead to fatality due to overdose. The team of medical professionals at Desert Comprehensive Treatment Center understands the complexities associated with withdrawal and are dedicated to providing patients with the highest quality of customized care to meet their individual treatment requirements. The following therapeutic services are available for patients to incorporate into their comprehensive plans of treatment:

  • Individual therapy
  • Group therapy

Our team of counselors is trained in the field of addiction and understands what is required for patients to progress in their recovery. Individual sessions provide patients with the opportunity to work one-on-one with a highly qualified counselor in order to address the underlying factors of their addictive behaviors. These sessions also allow patients the chance to work through any issues or concerns that may arise throughout the course of treatment. Group sessions are counselor-led and provide patients with the opportunity to come together with other individuals who are also progressing in treatment. These sessions bring patients together with their peers in a supportive and encouraging environment.

Please contact us today to learn more about the therapeutic interventions that are available through Desert Comprehensive Treatment Center. Our staff of expert professionals is here to assist you in achieving the recovered life that you deserve to be living.