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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Why Choose Sierra by the Sea

Experiencing the effects of a substance use disorder and co-occurring mental health challenge can sometimes make it feel like you have nowhere to turn. But when you find people who understand your needs and health goals, you start to rediscover your sense of hope.

Leading Therapies

At Sierra by the Sea, we use leading, evidence-based therapies that steer the adults who come to us for help toward the best outcomes possible.

When you or someone you care about seeks treatment at Sierra by the Sea, you will be in great hands. At our facility in Newport Beach, California, we have tested the therapeutic interventions and treatment modalities we use for their efficacy and positive results.

We set the standard for excellence in substance use disorder care by using treatment modalities that have been scientifically proven to improve the lives of countless individuals who seek support.

A Safe Environment

At Sierra by the Sea, we have created an environment where everyone treats others with dignity and respect. Each individual who comes to us for care has the opportunity to learn and grow, failing and succeeding in the safety of a warm, positive environment.

The caring and compassionate staff at our facility in Newport Beach, California, understands just how much courage it takes to seek help for a substance use disorder. Our staff supports each individual through the healing process without judgment and with genuine kindness.

At Sierra by the Sea, you or your loved one can rest easy knowing that our facility is a safe space where you can let your walls down and allow the healing to begin.

Serene Location

Sierra by the Sea is nestled among beachfront properties and homes right along the Southern California coastline.

When you or someone you care about comes to our facility to heal from a substance use disorder and co-occurring mental health challenge, you’ll be staying beachside and looking out at the glistening Pacific Ocean.

Our location in Newport Beach, California, offers the serenity of beachfront views with ocean waves and sparkling sands. This is the ideal atmosphere to get away from the stress of daily life, allowing you or your loved one to put all of your focus into recovery.

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)