Early life trauma can stem from physical, emotional or sexual abuse, neglect, loss of a loved one, bullying, witnessing violence, or from involvement in a serious accident, injury, natural disaster, terrorism or war. It can also result from growing up in a chronically dysfunctional home, where emotional neglect and indifference are the norm, and healthy attachments are never formed...and this is just the short list. The list of acute responses to a traumatic event are long and often last into adulthood, creating a set-up for a life that is emotionally painful and difficult for the victim to achieve full potential: Irritability hostility Depressive Symptoms Mood Swings, emotional instability Anxiety (e.g., panic attacks, specific phobia, generalized anxiety) Fear or traumatic reoccurrence Grief reaction Shame Feeling vulnerable and fragile Emotional detachment, unwilling to engage in discussion regarding emotions Crying Peritraumatic Disassociation: A form of psychological escape during or just after the event. Adjustment Reaction Disorder (clinically significant depressive symptoms and/or intrusive anxiety symptoms in the wake of a distressing event. Symptoms usually resolve within 6 months. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder The life trajectory of chronically traumatized persons will veer from the hopes and dreams they once possessed, as their life becomes increasingly and pathologically organized around the event(s), the aggressor(s) or alleviating the emotional pain that lingers like a frightening shadow. Effects on Neurodevelopment The fact that traumatic life experiences are predictive of mental illness and substance abuse is not surprising. What is surprising is the extent of neuroadaptive changes in the brains of traumatized children and teens. Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) Research Two recent studies showed that experiencing childhood trauma is common among people undergoing addiction treatment as adults.Read More
Residential Treatment for Alcoholism, Drug Addiction, and Trauma
At Sabino Recovery’s residential treatment program you will find a place of great emotional safety – safety to work on the trauma, alcohol addiction, drug addiction, anxiety, and depression that have held you in its grip.
This healing place is shaped by the professionalism and caring of our staff and sustained by the absolute and complete focus on the needs our residents. We are passionate about delivering the best clinical therapies and highest ethical environment for your healing and recovery.Learn More About Our Approach
What We Treat
We recognize that an addiction to alcohol and drugs can be complicated. Only by understanding the cause are we are able to effectively treat the abuse and addiction.Learn More
We utilize the three stage trauma model by providing safety, security, outlets for processing, and fostering connection with the self, the body, and the community.Learn More
Sexual, Physical, and Emotional Abuse
When it comes to sexual, physical or emotional abuse, we focus on the survivor, creating an environment that is empathetic and nurturing.Learn More
Our PTSD program utilizes EMDR and Somatic experiences to allow for effective processing while decreasing the visceral reactions to environmental stimuli.Learn More
We employ diverse therapeutic modalities for opiate addiction that are grounded in neuroscience to provide the individual with their own unique treatment path.Learn More
Trauma Induced Symptoms
By using the principles of neuroplasticity we are able to treat several addictive patterns caused by trauma, including self-harm, co-dependency, gambling, internet, sexual impulsivity, and sleep disorders.
We comprehensively treat trauma and addictions with an engaged and highly trained staff, resulting in an effective therapeutic alliance. We optimize healing by empowering our residents to make positive changes and by providing holistic, integrated, and strength-based treatments.
The soul of Sabino Recovery is our dedicated and compassionate staff. We are committed to providing a place of trust and safety for the restoration of hope and healing of our residents. At our core, we are accountable to our higher power, ourselves, our community, and our mission.Learn More About Our Living Values
Family Program — Reconnecting with Loved Ones
At Sabino Recovery we understand that lasting recovery for our residents depends on the involvement of those closest to them.
We invite each resident and their families to participate in our Family Program – a three-day, experiential program designed to reconnect you with your loved one.
We understand that...
Your recovery is a unique and intensely personal journey.
Trauma and addiction can shatter your feeling of safety and trust.
Those who love you the most often struggle to fully comprehend the power that trauma and addiction have had over your life.
Together We Will...
Create an environment of safety and trust.
Develop a treatment regimen that allows for effective processing and healing.
Reconnect you with your family and your community.
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We know that high quality, effective, trauma and addiction treatment cannot be improvised.
We craft a targeted individualized treatment plan for you only after thoroughly assessing and understanding the ways that alcohol and drug addiction and trauma may have impacted you.
Your story is unique, your care should be too
Thomas Isbell, CEO, discusses what makes Sabino unique. He highlights how our dedicated and professional staff help facilitate sustainable growth and change during your recovery process.
Everyone experiences feelings of sadness at times. For those with depression, it is persistent. They often don’t find joy in those things that used to bring them joy. Fatigue may be present and there may be sleep issues.Read More
Clearing Up the Common Myths About Mental Health The understanding of mental health issues is ever changing and evolving in different societies and cultures throughout the world. Although there has never been more increased awareness and available resources, there are still a lot of myths about mental health – perhaps because of the intractable stigmas around the subject. Common myths about mental health and treatment for mental health remain stubbornly embedded. Studies from the World Health Organization show that up to 1 out of 4 people will experience some form of mental illness at some point in our lives. This is why debunking what is actually true or not when it comes to mental health is crucial. Experiencing a mental health condition can be challenging, but it is also quite common.Read More