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Residential Treatment Programs    

RESIDENTIAL or In-Patient Programs usually require a commitment of at least 30 days and typically include room and board. Through intensive counseling and group interactions, addicts/alcoholics learn how to regain control of their lives using key recovery tools. Most programs follow the 12 steps of AA. Some residential programs are staffed to provide addicts with detoxification services to help through the early stages of withdrawal.

The goal of all recovery programs is to help the addict recover from drug/alcohol abuse by addressing the underlying issues that contribute to addiction. These programs remove the addict from the environment and acquaintances that enabled their addiction allowing the recovering addict to focus on their addictive behavior instead of their drug use.

Most programs are staffed with a team of drug abuse, and alcohol abuse expert professionals in addiction recovery. Programs combine a sober living environment with intensive group counseling that treats each participant with respect, dignity and confidentiality.

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3192 Glen Canyon Road
Scotts Valley, CA 95066

(831) 438-1868 or
(800) 924-2879


Residential treatment center with medically supervised detox services. Capacity: 53 adult and 17 adolescent beds. Flexible lengths of stay, maximum 30 days for inpatient care. Intensive outpatient services also available. Per diem rates for all levels of care. Private insurance accepted. Lifetime aftercare included. Wheelchair accessible. No bilingual or hearing impaired services.

Contact: Casey McElwee, (831) 438-1868

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200 7th Ave. Suite 150
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
(831) 462-1060

516 Chestnut St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 423-9015
(831) 423-9098 FAX
Comuníquese con: Jessica Stone

For over 30 years, Janus of Santa Cruz has helped thousands of people find their way out of alcohol and drug addiction and into healthy and productive lives. We offer help, hope and results to individuals and families in need of alcoholism rehabilitation, drug detoxification and opiate addiction treatment. Janus provides a variety of alcohol and drug rehab options designed for individual needs, from Outpatient Services and Short-term Detoxification to Extended Residential Treatment and ongoing medical treatment for opiate addiction at the Janus Community Clinic. Our Perinatal Program offers both residential and day programs for drug and alcohol dependent pregnant women and new mothers. And our two Sober Living Environments provide short-term as well as long-term stays. Insurance accepted. Medi-Cal accepted for Perinatal treatment. Santa Cruz residents may be eligible for no cost services. Wheelchair accessible. Bilingual. Se Habla Español 
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262 Gaffey Rd.
Watsonville, CA 95076

(831) 768-7190

Narconon Vista Bay is a holistic approach to drug and alcohol recovery in a beautiful, serene setting. Clients, called students, will rid their bodies of all harmful chemicals in our unique Sauna Program where our qualified staff carefully monitors their nutrition and exercise. Students will also take ownership of their past transgressions against themselves and others and repair any damage caused by these transgressions. Finally, students will learn a way to remain happy without drugs and alcohol and re-enter society as happy, drug-free individuals. Students graduate our program when they are ready, not after a set amount of time. The average stay is one to 5 months. We are wheelchair accessible. Cost is approximately $33,000.
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707 Fair Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

(831) 427-1007 or
(831) 458-1668
(831) 454-0545 Fax

Residential/Inpatient/Outpatient/Day Treatment services. Twelve step social model. Variable length of stay, six months or more. Clean and sober transitional housing. Relapse prevention, Alcohol and Drug education, case management, and after care. Group, individual and crisis counseling. Emphasis on low income single adults and families. Children may stay with their parents during treatment. Treatment scheduling adjustable to allow programming-residents to keep "outside" jobs. Bilingual/Multi-Cultural. Disabled accessible. Flexible sliding scale fee structure, starting at $21.00 a day. Insurance payees and SSI recipients accepted. Criminal Justice referralsSe Habla Español 

Contact: Emmanuel DeNike.

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125 Rigg St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

(831) 423-3890

Comprehensive treatment for alcohol and drug abusing adult men and women; 3 to 12 month program; job training; probation referrals. Fee-scale; no one refused services due to lack of ability to pay. Component of the Santa Cruz Community Counseling Center. Disabled Accessibility: Wheelchair (partially), parking. No bilingual services.

Contact: Jorge Sanchez

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161 Miles Lane
Watsonville, CA 95076

(831) 761-5422

Residential inpatient services for male adults 18 years and older. Adult program 3-6 months. Treatment for abusive behavior, drugs, and alcohol. Fees based on ability to pay. Bilingual.

Contact: Jorge Gutierrez

Santa Cruz Mountains
Los Gatos, CA

(877) 721-8797


Summit Estate Recovery Center is a boutique residential program on 23-acres in the Santa Cruz Mountains of Northern California. Our program provides personalized treatment for substance abuse and co-occurring disorders including physician-supervised detox, use of evidence-based treatment modalities (DBT, CBT, Relapse Prevention) and psychiatric consultation. Our team of carefully-selected psychologists, masters-level therapists, and licensed addiction counselors aims to provide our clients with a full continuum of care, including Family Program, Intensive Outpatient Treatment and AfterCare. Our holistic program is based on recovering the mind, body and spirit. Luxury amenities include sauna, Jacuzzi, yoga, fitness training, private chefs, staff nutritionist as well as a lush fish pond, acres of orchards, gardens and trails. Both 12-step and non-12-step models are available. Visit our Website for more information, or call to speak with our Admissions department.


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Corralitos, CA 95076

(831) 688-6293


Tyler house is a voluntary 6-month residential dual diagnosis co-ed treatment program for adolescents aged 14 - 17 residing in Santa Cruz County. This therapeutic program provides the support and guidance needed for the foundational development of ongoing sobriety. Tyler House is supported by Federal, State and County funding. Families are expected to pay a share of cost based on income and family resources. Cost is generally small and varies by family. Se Habla Español.
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