Residential Treatment for Morphine Addiction

Morphine is an addictive opiate pain medication that some will misuse, either recreationally or medically. But high-quality residential treatment for morphine addiction can bring lasting relief and sustainable sobriety to men and women who develop morphine dependency. Administered by highly trained recovery specialists, Alta Mira’s morphine addiction treatment program has been a lifeline for many people caught in the web of addiction.

Like any form of opiate dependency, morphine addiction can be a difficult condition to overcome. However, with strong determination and the assistance of skilled, compassionate treatment professionals, morphine dependency can be successfully managed and ultimately subdued. Treatment can work at any stage of the addiction, meaning help is always available.

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Safe, Comfortable Detox

Because morphine addiction is tenacious, medically-supervised detox is an essential first step to recovery. Potentially intense withdrawal symptoms can be minimized, through carefully controlled withdrawal procedures.Once your condition has stabilized, you’ll undergo diagnostic testing and assessment before moving on to formal addiction treatment.

Individual Treatment Plans

Your comprehensive recovery plan at Alta Mira will include intensive individual, group, and family therapy. You’ll spend 30-90 days immersed in a healing-centered environment, where your efforts to change your behavior and lifestyle will receive empathic, unconditional support. If co-occurring mental health conditions have been diagnosed, they will be thoroughly addressed during the course of your treatment program.

Comprehensive Continuing Care

Your overall health and welfare will remain our primary concern. Once your formal treatment program ends, we’ll help you develop a comprehensive aftercare plan, where additional medical and therapeutic services can strengthen your motivation and reinforce your dedication to sobriety and a drug-free lifestyle.

Positive Treatment Outcomes

Alta Mira has established a working relationship with Vista Research Group. This allows us to measure your progress as you move through treatment, and gives us valuable feedback we can use to adjust your treatment plan to achieve superior results.

Alta Mira Treatment Outcomes better Than Industry Average

Effective Treatments for Co-Occurring Disorders with Morphine Addiction


Co-occurring mental health disorders are frequent complicating factors for men and women who struggle with morphine addiction. These conditions can easily undermine your sobriety if they are left undiagnosed or untreated, which is why Alta Mira treatment plans for morphine addiction will include extensive services for any mental health disorders that are identified.

Evidence-Based Treatment Modalities

At Alta Mira, we adhere strictly to recovery schedules that incorporate evidence-based treatment methods. Our clients benefit tremendously by their exposure to these time-tested methodologies, as will you if you grant us your trust.

Your personalized treatment plan will include a mixture of the most effective healing methodologies, chosen exclusively based on your needs and preferences. Some of the options include cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), Somatic Awareness, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Relapse Prevention classes, and holistic healing practices that can improve your mental, physical, and spiritual health.

Accurate Diagnosis

An initial evaluation by a staff psychiatrist will help clarify your diagnosis, which will likely include co-occurring disorders in addition to morphine addiction. Further individualized neuropsychological testing will be provided, to guarantee that all symptoms experienced are identified and added to your medical profile.

Appropriate Medications

Opiate addictions are often treated with maintenance medications, at least for the first few weeks of treatment. Gradual tapering of dosages of these medications can eventually get you off of opiates completely, and at Alta Mira your medication consumption will be closely and carefully monitored to make sure it is under control.

Your Alta Mira Experience


World-Class Clinical Care

When you come to Alta Mira to receive treatment for morphine addiction, you’ll be cared for by highly skilled and empathic treatment professionals with extensive experience helping men and women overcome substance use disorders. Our residential treatment programs are effective because our addiction specialists and mental health experts are dedicated to their mission, which is to facilitate your personal transformation.

Our Caring Team

The atmosphere at Alta Mira is welcoming and compassionate. From the moment you arrive you’ll receive extensive and life-altering treatment services delivered with compassion, respect, and acknowledgement of your unique qualities as an individual. We’ve created an impressive and effective healing community, and with your cooperation we can help you transform your life.

A Beautiful Environment

The Alta Mira facility is nestled in a quiet, attractive location overlooking the awe-inspiring San Francisco Bay. When you stay at Alta Mira, you’ll enjoy unlimited access to meticulously landscaped grounds, tranquil gardens, luxurious common areas, and comfortable, fully furnished living spaces. In this peaceful environment, you’ll be able to focus completely on getting better, without the distractions that can undermine your resolve.

Delicious, Healthy Meals

To help purify your mind and body, each day you’ll be treated to healthy, delicious meals made exclusively from the best ingredients. We support local, organic growers, and you’ll benefit by consuming nutritious food prepared with expertise, dedication, and love.

Holistic Services

Holistic mind-body healing practices are a standard addition to most morphine rehabilitation regimens. You’ll learn techniques for mindfulness and stress management that can dramatically reduce the chronic anxiety that often encourages addictive behavior. Some of your options will include:

  • Yoga
  • Massage therapy
  • Arts and music therapy
  • Meditation
  • Acupuncture
  • Equine-assisted therapy

Experiential Therapy

To further your transformation, we’ll introduce you to exciting activities that will let you push your boundaries and test your limits. On twice-weekly excursions throughout the Bay Area you’ll have the chance to try rock climbing, hiking, kayaking, ziplining, sailing, and horseback riding, just to name a few of the options. Through these exhilarating experiences you’ll explore a more robust and spiritually satisfying style of living, as you build your self-confidence in ways that will translate to other areas of your life.

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How to Help a Loved One Get Treatment for Morphine Addiction


The Challenge

Morphine addiction is unplanned and unexpected. Consequently, your loved one may deny they have a problem, even when its negative impact on their life seems obvious. Of course, their chances of recovery are better if they can get help early, before their addiction runs out of control, and that is far more likely to happen if you actively encourage them to seek treatment. Your influence can be profound, when it is backed by love and a refusal to let their initial denial create a tragic outcome.

Recognizing Morphine Addiction

People with drug addiction often try to hide their behavior. This can make morphine dependency challenging to spot.

The symptoms of opiate abuse and addiction include:

  • Daytime drowsiness
  • General sluggishness and lack of energy
  • Sleeping late or at odd times of the day
  • Loss of appetite
  • Inattention to hygiene
  • Lack of focus and concentration
  • Mood swings
  • Reclusiveness or secretive behavior
  • Frequent flu-like symptoms
  • Unresponsiveness or loss of consciousness after one or multiple doses

A morphine overdose can be deadly, but it is a likely result if use of the drug continues to escalate. It is therefore vital that you convince your loved one to get help before things reach this dangerous stage.

Get Help for Yourself

If your child or partner is struggling with morphine abuse, the toll it takes on you can be immense. To support your mental and emotional health, you should consider joining a support group for family members of people who’ve been abusing drugs or alcohol. Nar-Anon sponsors such groups in most large communities and in many smaller ones as well.

Consider an Interventionist

Trying to break through the walls of denial erected by men and women suffering from drug addiction can be frustrating. To help with this process, you might want to consider hiring a professional interventionist. When the time comes to confront a loved one about their reckless and self-destructive behavior, an organized intervention led by a trained expert can increase your chances of success.

To learn more about interventions and about how to arrange one, please contact our admissions specialists at Alta Mira today.

Lasting Change for a Better Life


The Courage to Change

Overcoming your morphine addiction will require dedication and a real belief in the possibility of change. Your arrival at Alta Mira will signal the serious nature of your pledge to defeat your drug addiction, and we will be there every step of the way to support your efforts to achieve that life-saving milestone.

Better Drug Treatment Outcomes

Recovery from morphine addiction requires time and attention. In our 90-day residential addiction treatment program, you’ll have all the time you need to truly heal, and the personalized attention you require and deserve from our skilled and compassionate addiction treatment specialists. Our 90-day program is especially recommended if you have co-occurring mental health conditions that also require intensive treatment services.

To ensure your recovery is sustainable, you’ll have substantial support in your aftercare program as well. The best outcomes are guaranteed by an intensive approach, and that is what we specialize in at Alta Mira.

Working and Healing Together

When you come to Alta Mira for help with your morphine addiction, be prepared for an experience that will change your life. You’ll form healing partnerships with your therapists, your peers, and with loved ones who participate in your family therapy sessions. During your time at Alta Mira, you’ll learn a lot about yourself and your true capabilities as you embrace your newfound sobriety with enthusiasm and a sense of endless possibility.

Please contact us today to learn more about our recovery programs and about how they can improve your life.