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 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, on-site visitation is no longer allowed at Sierra by the Sea.

  • This restriction has been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • We are offering visitation through telehealth services so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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Our Mission, Vision, and Philosophy

Sierra by the Sea is a premier provider of behavioral health treatment for adults age 18 and older who are coping with substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health challenges. With comprehensive care for men and women at our Newport Beach, California, facility, Sierra by the Sea provides a safe and compassionate retreat to help patients begin their journey toward recovery.

Our Mission

The mission that guides our approach to providing care at Sierra by the Sea in Newport Beach, CA

Sierra by the Sea is committed to providing the latest in evidence-based care in the most individualized manner possible. We strive to offer comprehensive, trauma-informed, medically monitored chemical dependency treatment services for patients who have substance use disorders.

Our goal for every client remains constant: to guide them toward achieving significant improvement in the quality of their life through the reduction or elimination of substance use. Additionally, we hope to see a subsequent decrease in associated health problems and psychopathology.

Our Vision

The vision that guides our treatment approach at Sierra by the Sea in Newport Beach, CA

We aspire to create a world-class organization that sets the standard for excellence in the treatment of addiction and other behavioral health challenges. At Sierra by the Sea, we have developed a continuum of evidence-based treatment that allows our patients to receive best-in-class care at any stage of their recovery from addiction. We strive to maintain our entrepreneurial drive even as we continue to expand our clinical outreach. Our employees enjoy an outstanding workplace environment that encourages them to grow both professionally and personally. By virtue of our success, we will advance the science of treatment and improve the quality of life for every patient who walks through our doors.

Our Philosophy

The core beliefs about recovery that we strive to meet at Sierra by the Sea in Newport Beach, CA

Sierra by the Sea’s philosophy is to provide those who are coping with substance use disorders with a safe, stable, and soothing environment to learn about the effects of drug and alcohol addiction. We believe in offering each patient the opportunity to succeed or fail with dignity. We make every effort possible to help our patients maintain a positive attitude and practice continued abstinence while they work to regain a foothold in their day-to-day lives.

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

Recovery is fueled by hope and courage and an exploration of the underlying factors such as trauma. Our treatment driven by compassionate and trauma-informed care provides the foundation of recovery and healing.

– Valerie M. Kading, DNP, MBA, MSN, PMHNP-BC, Chief Executive Officer
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)