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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Premier Addiction & Mental Health Partial Hospitalization Treatment for Men

Sierra by the Sea offers a partial hospitalization program (PHP) for adult men who seek renewed hope and healing from the substance use disorder and co-occurring mental health condition they are coping with. At our facility in Newport Beach, California, we help men age 18 and older get on the path to sustained sobriety and wellness.

About the PHP at Sierra by the Sea

Understand the PHP at Sierra by the Sea in Newport Beach, CA

Sometimes when a man is struggling with a substance use disorder, he needs a more acute level of care than an intensive outpatient program (IOP) or the traditional outpatient setting can provide.

The partial hospitalization program (PHP) at Sierra by the Sea offers a higher level of care than an IOP or traditional outpatient services, allowing our male residents to receive intensive therapeutic interventions during the day and return to their home or other place of residence after the therapy day has ended.

Also known as a day program, the PHP at our facility in Newport Beach, California, provides gender-specific, individualized care for our male residents several hours a day, multiple days a week. As with all programming offered at Sierra by the Sea, you or your loved one will receive personalized services based on a comprehensive assessment of your health history, challenges, goals, and recovery needs.

Some of our male residents step down to our PHP after completing an inpatient or residential program, while others enter at the PHP level or step up from an IOP or another outpatient program. Our expert team can help you or your loved one determine which level of care is most appropriate for your current needs.

Features of the PHP at Sierra by the Sea

What to expect in the PHP at Sierra by the Sea in Newport Beach, CA

We individualize care at Sierra by the Sea for each person who comes to us looking to heal from a substance use disorder and co-occurring mental health challenge. Our caring and compassionate staff will collaborate with you on your care plan, assessing your physical, emotional, and spiritual needs so that you can tackle your recovery on a holistic level.

During your time in the PHP at our facility in Newport Beach, California, you or your loved one will engage in gender-specific group therapy and other therapeutic activities six hours a day. Master’s-level therapists, drug and alcohol counselors, and registered dietitians lead our group programming, discussing topics such as relapse prevention, codependency, the neurobiology of trauma, and substance use education.

Group therapy can be a powerful recovery tool, providing an opportunity for you or your loved one to hear diverse perspectives and grow a support network of men who have had similar experiences with substance use. You or your loved one will also learn new skills and coping techniques that can help you manage the symptoms of the substance use disorder and co-occurring mental health challenge you have been battling.

Other interventions and services you may engage in during your time in the PHP at Sierra by the Sea include:

  • Detoxification services
  • Medication management services
  • Experiential therapy
  • Medication-assisted treatment (MAT)
  • Individual therapy
  • Basic medical care
  • Family therapy

Our expert staff also integrates many different treatment modalities to help our male residents find long-term healing from substance use disorders and coexisting mental health concerns.

You or your loved one may experience motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), and the 12-Step model of recovery.

We will work closely with you or your loved one to determine which therapeutic interventions and treatment modalities might be most beneficial for your current needs and goals so that you experience the best outcome possible.

PHP Admissions Criteria at Sierra by the Sea

Learn about the PHP admissions criteria at Sierra by the Sea in Newport Beach, CA

At Sierra by the Sea, we provide gender-specific programming for men age 18 and older. To receive care at our facility in Newport Beach, California, you or your loved one must have a primary substance use disorder diagnosis.

Some of the substance use disorders we frequently help our residents heal from include:

  • Alcohol use disorder
  • Benzodiazepine use disorder
  • Cocaine use disorder
  • Opioid use disorder
  • Heroin use disorder
  • Methamphetamine use disorder

We also help adult men who are coping with both a mental health challenge and a substance use disorder, which is known as having co-occurring conditions. Some of the co-occurring mental health conditions we commonly provide care for include:

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

If we find that the PHP at our facility in Newport Beach, California, is not the best fit for you or your loved one, we will work with you to make a referral to a trusted provider in your area. Our goal is to ensure that everyone who comes to us to heal from a substance use disorder and co-occurring mental health challenge receives the care that’s most beneficial to his unique recovery needs.

If you think you or someone you care about might benefit from the PHP at Sierra by the Sea, please contact us today. A member of our team is available to answer any questions you might have so that you can make an informed decision for yourself or your loved one.

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)