Substance Abuse Foundation provides a variety of drug and
alcohol treatment, recovery and housing programs. Our knowledgeable staff members can match each individual with the treatment program that best meets their individual needs, including:
Residential Treatment, Outpatient Treatment, Day Treatment, or Partial Hospitalization. Supportive Services and Aftercare Services are available in all of our treatment programs.
People who complete their primary treatment program may
qualify for Drug-and-Alcohol-Free Housing while they continue to access services on an outpatient basis. Some individuals also may qualify for Medically Managed Detoxification services, as needed,
at admission. Substance Abuse Foundation values the individuality and diversity of the many people we serve. We believe that each person entering treatment has the right to confidentiality and respect, in accordance with Our Mission and Values. As a
non-profit organization, we bring Affordable Treatment to the community.
|Substance Abuse Foundation’s Residential Treatment program provides therapeutic activities in a home-like, cozy community setting. Our inviting recovery “campus” is located within walking distance of some of sunny Southern California’s finest beaches. Residential treatment facilities and programs are licensed and certified by the State of California, and nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). Residential treatment varies from 90 days to 180 days (or more, as needed). Residents participate in daily activities that include any or all of the Substance Abuse Foundation’s Comprehensive Treatment/Recovery Activities. There also are Special Programs for low-income and homeless people. Contact us for more information about these special programs.|
Outpatient Treatment services vary in intensity and duration. There are morning, afternoon, evening and weekend activities. Our professional staff helps each client develop a treatment plan that best fits their individual needs.
Outpatients Treatment may include any or all of the Substance Abuse Foundation’s Comprehensive Treatment/Recovery Activities.
Some outpatients elect to live in Substance Abuse Foundation’s Alcohol-and-Drug-Free Housing, which is located close to the treatment center, while they access supportive outpatient services.
Substance Abuse Foundation’s Outpatient Treatment programs are certified by the State of California and nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). There are a variety of special outpatient programs, including Relapse Prevention, Day Treatment and Partial Hospitalization.
Relapse Prevention is the least intensive outpatient treatment program. It is for those who want to remain drug-free and sober after treatment, and it encompasses 1 ½ to 3 hours per week.
Day Treatment is a more intensive outpatient treatment program, encompassing three or more days per week, for 3 to 5 hours per day.
Partial Hospitalization is the most intensive outpatient treatment program, encompassing five or more days per week of 5 to 8 hours per day.
Substance Abuse Foundation also has many Special Programs for low-income outpatients. Contact us for more information about these special programs.
Substance Abuse Foundation is a leader in affordable supportive housing for people who complete primary treatment and want to live in an alcohol- and drug-free environment. The housing program is nationally accredited by the prestigious Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).
All of the housing is located close to the treatment center, including one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments for men, women and families. Each apartment is comfortably furnished and includes a kitchen, dining area, bedrooms and bathrooms. Laundry facilities are available. Some buildings have gated and landscaped courtyards. Wheelchair and ADA-accessible apartments are available.
Transitional housing generally encompasses six months to one year or more. Many people elect to remain in transitional housing for two or more years while they access supportive services at Substance Abuse Foundation. Substance Abuse Foundation provides Special Programs that house eligible low-income and homeless people. Contact us for more information.
The treatment approach at Substance Foundation is comprehensive and holistic. A wide array of professional and supportive treatment and recovery services are available in the Residential Treatment and Outpatient Treatment programs.
Any or all of the following services are provided:
|Counseling & Recovery Groups |
- Individual Drug & Alcohol Counseling
- Group Drug & Alcohol Counseling
- Family/Significant Other Counseling
- Adolescent Counseling
- HIV/AIDS Counseling & Support Groups
- Crisis Counseling
- Feelings Group
- Self-Esteem Group
- “Letting Go” and Forgiveness Group
- On-site 12-Step Support Groups
- Peer Support Groups
- Relapse Prevention Group
|Assessments& Treatment Planning |
- Comprehensive Assessments
- Individually Tailored Treatment Plans
- Targeted Treatment Goals
- Continuing Care Planning
- Screening Physical Exams & TB Testing
- Dietitian/Nutrition Screenings
|Case Management and Referrals|
- Needs Assessments
- Individually Tailored Case Management Plan
- Referrals & Linkages
- HIV/Substance Abuse Case Management
- Dual Diagnosis Case Management
- Justice/Substance Abuse Case Management
- Substance Abuse Case Management for the Homeless
- Vocational Counseling & Discharge Planning
- On-the-Job Rehabilitation/Training Program
- Job Search and Job Placement Assistance
- Interview Skills & Résumé Writing
- Computer Learning Lab
- Job Skills Group
- Life Skills Group
|Educational Activities |
- Literacy Services
- Linkage to Adult Education & GED Preparation
- HIV/AIDS, TB, STD & Hepatitis Education
- Educational Programs on Recovery-Related Topics
|Recreation and Social Activities|
- Exercise (Work-Out) Equipment
- Picnics & Barbecues
- Beach Parties
- Athletic Games
- Dances & Social Events
- Field Trips
- Parenting & Child Development Education
- “Bringing Up Healthy Babies” Program
- Women and Children's Housing
- Outpatient Perinatal Treatment Services
- Domestic Violence Education and Counseling Group
- Child Abuse Prevention Education and Counseling Group
- Case Management & Referrals to Pre- and Post- Natal Care
- On-site Child Supervision Services
- HIV/AIDS Case Management & Referrals
- HIV/AID Support Groups
- AIDS Awareness Group
- Individual HIV/AIDS Counseling
- Transitional & Long-Term Housing
- Speakers & Forums
|12-Step Meetings at Substance Abuse Foundation|
- Alcoholics Anonymous
- Cocaine Anonymous
- Narcotics Anonymous
- Crystal Meth Anonymous
- Daily Attitude Adjustment Meetings
- 12-Step Speaker Meetings
- 12-Step Panels
- Big Book Study Groups
|Drug & Alcohol Testing Services|
- Urine Collection
- On-site Urine & Saliva Testing
- Urine Analysis by Professional Laboratory
All individuals who complete Substance Abuse Foundation’s treatment programs are eligible for up to one full year of supportive aftercare services, including relapse prevention group, crisis counseling, on-the-job training program, job placement assistance, housing search assistance, and other services, as needed.
People who complete primary treatment also are eligible to participate in the agency’s Alumni Group, which hosts recreation and social events throughout the year. Alumnae also volunteer to help newcomers adjust to the treatment setting.