Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

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 Sierra by the Sea 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.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at Sierra by the Sea.

  • These restrictions have been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services 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 receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • 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.

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.

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About Us

Sierra by the Sea is a leading residential facility located in Newport Beach, California. Our expert staff uses the latest evidence-based solutions to help adults age 18 and older find lasting recovery from addiction and co-occurring mental health challenges.

Welcome to Sierra by the Sea

About Sierra by the Sea in Newport Beach, CA

Sierra by the Sea sits on the beach along the southern coastline of California, just 10 miles from Irvine and 20 miles from Anaheim.

Our location in Newport Beach, near the soothing waves of the ocean, offers residents a serene environment that allows them to step away from the stressors of their daily lives so they can focus solely on their health and sobriety.

At Sierra by the Sea, we set the standard for excellence in care for individuals coping with the symptoms of a substance use disorder and co-occurring mental health condition. We offer a full continuum of care for our residents using the latest evidence-based solutions to help them find lasting recovery.

Who We Serve at Sierra by the Sea

Sierra by the Sea in Newport Beach, CA, serves adults age 18 and older

At Sierra by the Sea, we provide gender-specific care for men and women age 18 and older who have a primary substance use disorder diagnosis, but we also offer support for individuals whose addiction is accompanied by certain co-occurring mental health challenges, such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, or bipolar disorder.

Although the care we provide at our facility in Newport Beach, California, is gender-specific, each program offers the same evidence-based therapies and solutions, ensuring each individual who comes to us to heal from a substance use disorder and coexisting mental health condition achieves the best outcome possible.

We take a highly individualized approach to care at Sierra by the Sea, planning your therapeutic interventions and treatment modalities based on a comprehensive assessment of your medical history, challenges, strengths, and recovery goals.

The caring and compassionate staff at our facility in Newport Beach, California, understands just how difficult it can be to seek help for a substance use disorder. Our staff is here to provide help in an environment of dignity, confidentiality, and respect.

What We Treat at Sierra by the Sea

Comprehensive care for adults struggling with addiction and co-occurring mental health conditions in Newport Beach, CA

Men and women age 18 and older can receive gender-specific care for all substance use disorders at Sierra by the Sea, including:

  • Cocaine use disorder
  • Opioid use disorder
  • Methamphetamine use disorder
  • Benzodiazepine use disorder
  • Alcohol use disorder
  • Heroin use disorder
  • OxyContin use disorder
  • Stimulant use disorder (including Adderall, Ritalin, and other prescribed stimulants)
  • Sedative use disorder (including Ambien)
  • Cannabis use disorder

To receive care at our facility in Newport Beach, California, you or your loved one must have a primary diagnosis of addiction. However, we can also support men and women who are coping with certain coexisting mental health challenges, such as:

  • Depression
  • Eating disorders
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Please note that this is not a complete list of the substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health conditions that we provide services for at Sierra by the Sea. If you have any questions about how we might be able to help you or someone you love heal from addiction or a mental health challenge, please contact us directly.

Programming We Provide at Sierra by the Sea

Therapies and treatment services for adults coping with addiction and co-occurring mental health challenges in Newport Beach, CA

When you or someone you care about comes to Sierra by the Sea to start your recovery journey, you will experience the latest evidence-based therapies and treatment modalities to help you start the healing process.

We offer a full continuum of care at our facility in Newport Beach, California, where men and women age 18 and older engage in gender-specific services that will help them build the tools they need to start managing the symptoms of the addiction and mental health challenge they have been battling.

We offer multiple levels of care to ensure each person who comes to us for healing finds the support that fits their needs, including:

  • Residential programming
  • Partial hospitalization programming (PHP)
  • Intensive outpatient programming (IOP)

We personalize all care plans to fit the individual needs of our residents so they achieve the greatest benefit possible during their time at Sierra by the Sea. Some of the elements of the therapeutic experience that you or your loved one may experience during your time at our facility in Newport Beach, California, might include:

  • Medication management services
  • Basic medical care
  • Medication-assisted treatment (MAT)
  • Individual, group, and family therapies
  • Detoxification services

We use a trauma-focused approach to healing that helps our residents get to the root of the substance use and coexisting mental health challenges they have been facing. Our experienced team will help you or your loved one build a foundation for lasting health and wellness.

We Accept Insurance
The following are some of the providers with whom we work regularly
  • Cigna
  • Optum
  • United Behavioral Health
  • and many more...

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.

– Michelle Beaudoin, MA, MFA, NCC, CADC-II
Marks of Quality Care
These accreditations are an official recognition of our dedication to providing treatment that exceeds the standards and best practices of quality care.
  • American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)
  • California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)