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Premier Gender-Specific Evidence-Based Treatment Programs in a Secure and Supportive Environment

Welcome to Sierra by the Sea

Premier Drug Addiction Rehab & Mental Health Treatment Facility

Sierra by the Sea

Providing Exceptional Drug & Alcohol Addiction & Behavioral Health Treatment

Welcome to Sierra by the Sea

Sierra by the Sea offers personalized care in a safe and supportive environment for adults age 18 and older who have been struggling with substance use disorders and certain co-occurring mental health challenges. Features of treatment at Sierra by the Sea include multiple levels of care, gender-specific services, and superior clinical support.

Multiple Levels of Care

In order to best serve each person who heals with us, Sierra by the Sea offers individualized treatment at the residential level. We also provide a detoxification program. Depending upon your unique needs, goals, and progress, you may receive services at one or several of these levels.

At each level of care, you’ll follow a personalized treatment plan, engage with an array of therapeutic interventions, and benefit from the guidance and support of a team of experienced professionals.

Our ability to provide focused programming at multiple levels of care means that our treatment teams can develop and deliver the customized care that’s ideally suited to you.

Gender-Specific Services

At Sierra by the Sea, our experts understand the many different ways that substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health concerns can impact men and women. We also appreciate the unique challenges that individuals of both genders may experience during their time in treatment.

For these reasons, all care at our center is provided via gender-specific programs. Our gender-specific environment is a safe and supportive place where you will be encouraged and empowered to transcend the pain of your past, reconnect with your innate strengths and abilities, and achieve to your greatest potential.

When you take part in gender-specific programming at Sierra by the Sea, you will experience the power and promise of a unified healing community.

Superior Clinical Support

Throughout your time at Sierra by the Sea, you’ll be under the care of a multidisciplinary team of experts.

Depending upon your unique needs, you may work with psychiatrists, drug counselors, master’s-level therapists, nurses, a nutritionist, marriage and family therapists (MFTs), clinical technicians, and other professionals.

Your treatment team will continually monitor your progress and, when necessary, revise your personalized treatment plan to ensure that you’re receiving maximum benefit from our services. We realize that you will be with us for a relatively short amount of time, and we’re dedicated to providing you with the superior clinical support that will enable to you to make sustained long-term progress.

Alumni Experiences

Recovery that lasts

Our Treatment Model

Our mission is to provide a safe place for emotional, physical, and spiritual healing with a collaborative community of professionals who provide insight, understanding, and empowerment enhanced by a lifetime of alumni support.

Evidence-Based Practices
Integrative Services
Family Program

Recovering from substance use disorders is a challenging journey that feels more doable in an environment that tends to each individual’s complex needs and strengths. Our goal is to foster a treatment experience that is built on compassion, hope, and caring, and fueled by excellence in the provision of evidence-based and trauma-informed care.

– - Anonymous