Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to the Coronavirus
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.

For detailed information on COVID-19, please visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Professional Referrals

At Sierra by the Sea, we believe that working closely with referring professionals is essential to providing comprehensive care to adults age 18 and older who are coping with substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health challenges. The staff at our facility in Newport Beach, California, builds partnerships with psychiatrists, therapists, treatment placement specialists, medical providers, and other referring professionals with people in their care who may benefit from our services.

Patients We Serve

Learn about the patients we provide care for at Sierra by the Sea in Newport Beach, CA

At Sierra by the Sea, we provide gender-specific care for men and women age 18 and older who have a primary diagnosis of a substance use disorder. Some of the substance use disorders we frequently treat at our facility in Newport Beach, California, include:

  • Alcohol use disorder
  • Heroin use disorder
  • Cannabis use disorder
  • Cocaine use disorder
  • Methamphetamine use disorder
  • Opioid use disorder (e.g. OxyContin addiction, Vicodin addiction)
  • Benzodiazepine use disorder (e.g. Xanax addiction)

We can also provide care for adults who are struggling with certain co-occurring mental health challenges, including:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Disordered eating behaviors

This is not a comprehensive list of the substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health concerns that we help adults heal from at Sierra by the Sea. If you think someone in your care might benefit from the programming at our facility in Newport Beach, California, please contact our admissions team directly. They can answer any questions about whether our substance use disorder programming is right for your patient.

Referral Sources We Work With

Understand the types of referral sources we work with at Sierra by the Sea in Newport Beach, CA

We have established positive relationships with many different referral sources at Sierra by the Sea, allowing us to help a wide range of people in Southern California start living more fulfilling lives.

Some of the many referring professionals, caregivers, and organizations who have referred individuals to our facility in Newport Beach, California, include:

  • Treatment placement specialists
  • Therapists
  • Psychiatrists
  • Medical providers
  • Treatment facilities
  • Alumni programs

This is not a complete list of partnerships we have formed with referral sources. If you are a referral source who is interested in collaborating with Sierra by the Sea, please contact our admissions team directly. Our friendly admissions staff can answer any questions you have about our referral process and can help you start referring individuals to our facility in Newport Beach, California.

The Referral Relationship

What to expect from the referral relationship with Sierra by the Sea in Newport Beach, CA

We understand that you care about the progress your patients are making and want to ensure that they are receiving the best outcomes possible.

The staff at Sierra by the Sea develops collaborative relationships with referring professionals, keeping you involved in your patients’ progress throughout their stay at our facility in Newport Beach, California.

Your case manager will set up weekly conference calls or send you weekly emails, depending on your communication preferences, to update you on your patients’ progress. Our staff will also consult with you regularly to ensure that your patients receive the highest level of care.

When you refer individuals to Sierra by the Sea in Newport Beach, California, your patients benefit from a collaborative relationship that puts their care and recovery first.

If you think someone in your care might benefit from the programming at Sierra by the Sea, please contact our admissions team directly. A knowledgeable member of our staff can answer any questions you have about our referral process or the services we provide.

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)