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I. The 25 Best Rehabs in Costa Mesa, CA

Clear Treatment Detox

Clear-Treatment-Detox
546 Hamilton Street
Costa Mesa CA 92627
949-200-7555
Cleartreatment.org

Clear Treatment Detox is a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center located in a convenient suburban setting. Their therapeutic approach combines multiple treatment strategies into a comprehensive, personalized rehabilitation program. At intake, patients are given Bio/Psych/Social evaluations and an examination by a physician and are also assigned a case manager. Detoxification is medically assisted as needed. Life skills planning, group sessions, and one-on-one counseling help prevent relapse. Assistance with legal issues is given if needed. At discharge, patients receive individualized treatment plans and aftercare referrals.

What patients are saying:

Patient reviews of Clear Treatment Detox are almost universally positive, with one former patient saying, “I cannot say enough great things about Orange County Detox.  I called & I got in that same day.  I must say I’ve never been in a place where the staff cared for me as much as the staff at OC Detox did. My entire stay was Amazing & Life changing.”

Reviews:

  • 4.82 stars
  • 49 reviews

South Coast Counseling

South-Coast-Counseling
693 Plumer Street
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
844-330-0096
Southcoastcounseling.com

South Coast Counseling has been providing outpatient and residential drug and alcohol treatment programs in Costa Mesa for over 50 years. A typical residential treatment lasts 30 days, though it can be extended if the patient needs it. Individualized treatment plans are created for each patient at the start of their stay. The facility’s counselors treat alcohol addiction, drug addiction, and the mental health issues that can complicate these issues, such as PTSD, depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder. They offer therapy to discover the root cause of self-medication and life skills education so that the root cause can be treated in a healthier manner. Education and legal assistance are also provided.

What patients are saying:

Many patients of South Coast Counseling praise the supportive and professional staff and spoke of their effective treatment program. One patient said that “It was one of the greatest experiences of my life coming to South Coast. I learned how to express my feelings and also learned how to feel my emotions more. I’ve gained the tools I need to stay sober and also learned how to set healthy boundaries. I want to thank SCC for all the love and support they’ve given me.”

Reviews:

  • 4.25 stars
  • 45 reviews

Yellowstone Recovery

Yellowstone-Recovery
154 E Bay Street
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
844-217-7980
Yellowstonerecovery.com

Yellowstone Recovery provides outpatient and residential rehabilitation therapy in a residential setting just a few miles from some of California’s most scenic beaches. The first step of its program, detoxification, takes up to 10 days to get the drugs completely out of the patient’s system. The second step, primary treatment, delves into the non-physical components of addiction, such as the mental, emotional, and behavioral roots of addiction. New coping skills are taught to replace the unhealthy ones that lead to addiction. The third step, extended support, helps patients slowly transition back into society. The fourth and final step, sober living assistance, takes place after about 90 days and involves outpatient aftercare services and, if desired, placement in a sober living facility.

What patients are saying:

Many former patients of Yellowstone Recovery praise the dedication and skills of the staff. The supportive, family-like atmosphere of the facility is frequently mentioned, with one reviewer saying, “I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at Yellowstone, it had a family-like atmosphere with community-building activities and meals shared together. It taught me how to be a friend and to build genuine relationships. Before Yellowstone I didn’t feel a part of my family, and now I am able to be present for them.”

Reviews:

  • 3.83 stars
  • 64 reviews

Action Consultants Therapy

Action-Consultants-Therapy
1670 Santa Ana Avenue
Suite F Costa Mesa, CA 92627
949-645-7484
Actionconsultants.org

Action Consultants Therapy is an individual and family therapy center located just a couple of miles from scenic Newport Beach. Among their many services, they offer substance abuse therapy on an outpatient basis. Both one-on-one counseling and group therapy sessions are available. Action Consultants Therapy strives to give low-cost substance abuse help. They provide patients with flexible therapy appointment times to accommodate busy patient schedules. Therapy is offered in both English and Spanish.

What patients are saying:

Former patients of Action Consultants Therapy praise the dedication, caring, and skills of the staff. One patient, who left a five-star review, said, “Action Consultants is a great business. They care and they will help you be a better person. My instructor for the 52 weeks program I completed was Great!! Thank you, Action Consultants.”

Reviews:

  • 5.00 stars
  • 2 reviews

New Directions for Women, Inc.

New-Direction-for-Women-Inc.
2607 Willo Lane
Costa Mesa, CA
949-548-5546
Newdirectionsforwomen.org

New Directions for Women, Inc. has been treating women with addiction issues since 1977. It is one of the few area facilities that treats pregnant women and women with children. The full course of treatment takes 90 days, though shorter stays are welcomed as well. The treatment involves substance abuse therapy combined with therapy addressing trauma, mental health issues, and behavioral issues. It begins with a detox period, and then gradually transitions into therapy, with the patients having a lot of control over when and how therapy starts. The final step involves practicing the skills that will be needed to function in the outside world. The treatment also focuses on developing healthy parenting skills, avoiding domestic abuse, and reuniting families.

What patients are saying:

Former patients of New Directions for Women, Inc. say that the focus on women provides a helpful, healing atmosphere. One five-star reviewer commented that “New Directions is a home away from home for women looking to find sobriety. Their facilities are built on the love and dedication of Becky, Tania and the expert staff. I can’t recommend this beautiful space more… from meditation to yoga to movie nights and pool days; New Directions truly highlights the beauty of sober living.”

Reviews:

  • 4.34 stars
  • 100 reviews

South Coast Behavioral Health

South-Coast-Behavioral-Health
3151 Airway Avenue T-2
Costa Mesa, CA 92626, United States
866-881-1184
Scbh.com

South Coast Behavioral Health offers mental health and substance abuse therapy in a peaceful atmosphere. Detox programs, residential treatment, and intensive outpatient treatment are all available. It provides gender-specific therapy and individualized treatment plans. South Coast Behavioral Health uses a holistic treatment approach, mixing such diverse practices as yoga, neurofeedback, art therapy, sound healing, EMDR therapy, Reiki, and pranayama. An aftercare program is also available, to help patients reintegrate into society and apply the lessons they learned in their treatments.

What patients are saying:

Patients of South Coast Behavioral Health praise the dedication of the staff and the genuine caring they felt from those staff members. One former patient said, “South Coast behavioral health saved my life. I came here to get sober and I left with so much more. I worked with the clinical team in managing my anxiety and depression. South Coast was very supportive, and I would recommend them to anyone suffering.”

Reviews:

  • 4.68 stars
  • 116 reviews

Breakaway Health Corporation

Breakaway-Health-Corporation
3151 Airway Avenue, Suite D-1
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
714-957-8229
Breakawayhealth.com

Breakaway Health Corporation provides comprehensive behavioral health services on an outpatient basis in a relaxing, spa-like environment. Their substance abuse treatments include a psychiatric evaluation, peer group meetings, 12 step program meetings at an offsite location, individual counseling, and medication management. Each treatment program is tailored to the individual patient. Substance abuse treatment is available to adolescents as well as to adults, and a free substance abuse self-assessment test is available on the facility’s website.

What patients are saying:

Reviewers have been especially complimentary of Breakaway Health Corporation’s work with teens who have substance abuse problems, with one reviewer relating, “When my son started there, he was out of control, violent, ran away often and had issues with drugs and alcohol. He did not care about anything and I was afraid I had lost my son forever. He has been drug and alcohol free for two years now. He is confident and I am extremely proud of my son.”

Reviews:

  • 3.52 stars
  • 17 reviews

Phoenix House Orange County

Phoenix-House-Orange-County
1901 East 4th Street, Suite 350
Santa Ana, CA 92705
818-686-3000
Phoenixhouseca.org

Phoenix House Orange County offers a holistic approach to drug and alcohol addiction with an emphasis not just on substance abuse recovery but also on prevention and early intervention. Patients take an active role in helping staff develop their individualized treatment programs. These programs usually involve cognitive behavioral therapy, motivation enhancement, medication, and education. Special treatments are available for patients who suffer from mental health issues, along with their substance abuse issues. The length of treatment varies on a case by case basis.

What patients are saying:

Reviewers have praised the effectiveness of Phoenix House Orange County’s treatment programs. One reviewer said, “The Phoenix House staff helped my son lift himself out of dark pit of addiction. The family meetings & personal counseling were extremely helpful as well as comforting. My son is on the path of recovery and we are very hopeful for his future. Our family highly recommends the Phoenix House.”

Reviews:

  • 2.5 stars
  • 16 reviews

The Ho Tai Way Addiction Treatment Center

The-Ho-Tai-Way-Addiction-Treatment-Center
1219 Parnell Place
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
714-581-3974
Thehotaiway.com

The Ho Tai Way provides substance abuse recovery services to professional women, women over the age of 35, and pregnant women. It identifies itself as a school rather than as a recovery center, and its programs are structured for mature women who are used to learning in an academic environment. The first step of the process is bio-psycho-social assessment, a doctor’s appointment, and the development of an individual recovery program. Next comes a detox program that takes from 7 to 10 days. The third step is a series of classes, group therapy, and individual therapy. Finally comes the development of healthier, more functional life skills.

What patients are saying:

Former patients of The Ho Tai Way compliment the professionalism of the staff, with many also describing the staff members they encountered as warm and caring. Some wrote of appreciating the non-judgmental atmosphere there. One reviewer commented that the facility offered “Extremely professional and credible care for detox and recovery.  The clinical team, led by Dr. Serena Gupta, is warm and effective.  Everyone wants to serve the patients in a clinically appropriate manner with a clear goal of recovery for each individual.”

Reviews:

  • 4.67 stars
  • 12 reviews

Resurgence California Behavioral Health

Resurgence-California-Behavioral-Health
3151 Airway Avenue H2
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
888-700-5053
Resurgencebehavioralhealth.com

Resurgence California Behavioral Health offers detox programs, outpatient, and residential programs throughout California. It’s Costa Mesa treatment programs consist of cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, rational emotive behavioral therapy, EMDR treatments, 12 step programs, and medically assisted treatment. Alternative therapies such as yoga, art therapy, music therapy, and meditation are provided as well. Every treatment program is customized to the individual patient. A medical evaluation is performed when the patient first checks into the facility, and life skills are taught along with the therapy. The treatment program is LBGTQ-friendly.

What patients are saying:

Patients of Resurgence California Behavioral Health praise the effectiveness of the program. Many also praise the staff there. One former patient said the facility is “One of the best facilities in Orange County. Always holds itself to the highest of ethical standards. Staff goes above and beyond for the clients. Unlike most facilities now-a-days, staff are caring, and only want the best for all the clients; even the owner comes and is an active part in the client’s recovery.”

Reviews:

  • 4.57 stars
  • 70 reviews

Beginnings Treatment Centers

Beginnings-Treatment-Centers
657 West 19th Street
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
800-387-6907
Beginningstreatment.com

Beginnings Treatment Centers is located just minutes from some of California’s most scenic beaches in a luxurious setting. It offers detox programs, residential treatment, and outpatient programs. Upon admission, therapists conduct a comprehensive assessment of each patient to craft a unique treatment program. The facility uses a holistic approach to rehabilitation, targeting not just the mental factors of addiction, but the physical and spiritual factors as well. After detoxification, patients receive a mixture of one on one counseling, group therapy, cognitive therapy, and 12 step programs. Meditation, yoga, hiking, and surfing are also included in the process.

What patients are saying:

Many reviewers praise the effectiveness of the treatments at Beginnings Treatment Centers. Many others praise the caring, professional staff. One five star reviewer said, “At the start it was the last place I wanted to be. That changed gradually as the staff made it feel like a second home. This place helped me build my life back to one that is actually worth living and I am more than proud to say that the people I wanted nothing to do with when I arrived are like family to me today.”

Reviews:

  • 4.64 stars
  • 67 reviews

Healing Path Recovery

Healing-Path-Recovery
3188 Airway Avenue Unit L
Costa Mesa CA 92626
844-258-7823
Healingpathrecovery.com

Healing Path Recovery offers a medical detox, residential rehab programs, and relapse prevention outpatient programs. Rehab therapy covers trauma, psycho-drama, co-dependency, experiential, and reflections therapy, as well as meditation and art. Treatment options include group and one on one counseling. Medication-assisted treatment is available for those who need it. Logistical services, such as transportation assistance and doctor’s absence notes, are also provided. The facility offers transitional services once treatment is completed, including outpatient referral.

What patients are saying:

Many former patients at Healing Path Recovery speak of how involved the owner is, and how caring the staff members are. Some say that the trips and other activities make the experience a lot more enjoyable. Many talk about how effective the program is. One former patient said, “Treating not only the addiction but the underlying causes of addiction is huge! More recovery centers need to focus on the issue behind the addiction like this one does! More focus on the patients recovery than padding their wallets like so many of the advertised rehab centers!”

Reviews:

  • 4.54 stars
  • 56 reviews

Clear Life Recovery

Clear-Life-Recovery
2822 Monterey Avenue
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
844-443-0251
Clearliferecovery.com

Situated in Orange County, Clear Life Recovery has an extensive menu of programs, including longer-term residential stays, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient, and aftercare programs. The facility supports clients on their sober journey using the SMART recovery, 12-step, and non-12-step processes. It provides specialized services for young adults, LGBTQIA+, and gender-specific treatments, so personalized issues can be addressed. Nutrition and fitness are significant parts of each program, and individual, family, and group therapies are available.

What patients are saying:

According to one five-star review from a previous patient, “Clear Life Recovery changed my heart, mind and sobriety. Their facilities are really nice and super clean. The staff is knowledgeable about each client’s recovery. I cannot thank this place enough. I highly recommended them to everyone.”

Reviews:

  • 4.46 stars
  • 31 reviews

Tree House Recovery

Tree-House-Recovery
1901 Newport Boulevard, Unit 271
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
855-202-2138
Treehouserecovery.com

Tree House Recovery is a male-only alcohol and drug rehabilitation center that focuses on supporting patients in developing their mental and physical strength through the recovery process. The facility’s eight-element curriculum, crafted from evidence-based treatment methods, offers one-on-one therapy, so residents can connect with and gain insight into their addictive personality and how to combat it. THR’s Process Group creates a sense of community and peer compassion for patients, as well as helping residents learn conflict-resolution and interpersonal skills. Residents learn the inner workings of addiction and how to replace addictive behavior with healthy activities.

What patients are saying:

One former patient said, “Attending Treehouse was one of the best decisions I have ever made. This is a top-notch program with top-notch staff … I can safely say Treehouse is one of the best, if not THE best, addiction treatment programs for men in the world.”

Reviews:

  • 5.00 stars
  • 132 reviews

Balboa Horizons

Balboa-Horizons
129 Cabrillo Street
Costa Mesa, CA
866-316-4012
Balboahorizons.com

Located close to the beach and waterways, Balboa Horizons offers gender-specific programs. The treatment programs involve a true dual diagnosis program, which addresses the addiction and underlying mental and emotional health issues. Licensed clinicians use a five-phase treatment process starting with living in-residence, followed by outpatient services to help promote a sober life. Mentorship and aftercare monitoring are also provided to ensure ongoing support for a sober life.

What patients are saying:

One alumnus said, “Going through treatment at Balboa was and continues to be the best experience of my life. I came here desperately seeking change and everyone that works here has been instrumental in helping me implement this change.”

Reviews:

  • 4.69 stars
  • 65 reviews

Sure Haven

Sure-Haven
2900 Bristol Street Suite B-300
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
855-982-1102
Surehavensober.com

Sure Haven provides a personalized recovery approach in a homelike setting, using a four-step process that beings with detox. After detox, patients move onto 30-day residential treatment programs, where they receive therapy and education to help them come to terms with their addiction and its impact on themselves and their loved ones. Outpatient treatments and partial hospitalization phases focus on helping residents build life skills and healthy habits. Continuing care is also provided for the patient and their family.

What patients are saying:

One client noted, “By far the best treatment center… not only is it amazing for helping people get sober, but it helped me in every other area of life, becoming a happier and positive person, and more relaxed. The owner of the place … are amazing and really want to see clients thrive in every possible way!”

Reviews:

  • 4.27 stars
  • 15 reviews

Clean Path Behavioral Health

Clean-Path-Behavioral-Health
1650 Adams Avenue
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
949-734-7432
Cleanpathrecovery.com

Clean Path Behavioral Health offers drug and alcohol rehabilitation services, along with mental health support. Accredited by The Joint Commission, the facility uses traditional, holistic, and evidence-based methods. Particular focus is put on dual-diagnosis, where patients are treated for both their addiction and any underlying mental health conditions. Patients go through a detoxification process before they move on to the residential portion of treatment, which is then followed by outpatient services.

What patients are saying:

One former patient noted, “The staff was incredibly friendly and professional and helped me get to the point where I could cope with the struggles in my life. The company put great importance on cleanliness as well as being fair but firm in regard to rules … I was able to find employment and (they) helped me update my resume. I am eternally grateful for this company and all they have helped me achieve.”

Reviews:

  • 4.12 stars
  • 56 reviews

Miramar Recovery

Miramar-Recovery
2165 Harbor Boulevard
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
866-646-5499
Miramaraddictionandrehabcenters.com

Situated close to the beaches of Orange County, Miramar Recovery is Joint Commission accredited. The facility offers medically-assisted detox. Afterward, Miramar Recovery offers both inpatient and outpatient treatment programs, which are carefully crafted to suit each client’s specific needs. Interventions can also be staged, and continuing care is offered. It provides support for addictions to alcohol, cocaine, heroin, Xanax, meth, and prescription drugs. Relapse prevention strategies are built into each stage of the program.

What patients are saying:

One former client wrote, “I spent 2 months in treatment at Miramar Recovery, and it was an excellent experience. It really helped being so close to the beach as well. The admissions process was quick and easy, and the staff was extremely accommodating. We had daily group sessions that focused on developing skills to cope and ease into leading a clean and sober life.”

Reviews:

  • 3.00 stars
  • 5 reviews

Opus Health

Opus-Health
3400 Irvine Avenue, Suite 118
Costa Mesa, CA 92660
949-541-2622
Opustreatment.com

Opus Health offers personalized treatment programs tailored to each client’s specific addiction and mental health needs. Licensed staff are on hand to provide treatment and support patients through their journey. The facility focuses on medically-assisted treatment, as well as psychological and psychiatric care. Opus Health also brings families into the treatment process to help them understand their loved one’s addiction. Life coaches are available for residents as part of treatment to help with regaining structure, as well as mentoring and educating on goals, connecting with professionals, and reinforcing positive behaviors.

What patients are saying:

According to one former patient, “This program was amazing me for me. The staff here was nothing short of special. They loved me until I was able to love myself and see that I was worth it. The has awesome groups and took us out on fun outings. I recommend Opus to anyone who’s seeking recovery. I love this place so much… Thank you Opus!!!”

Reviews:

  • 5.00 stars
  • 24 reviews

Windward Way Recovery

Windward-Way-Recovery
2801 Bristol Street, Suite 110
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
877-713-2669
Windwardway.com

Situated in the picturesque surroundings of Orange County, Windward Way Recovery assists patients and their families with the physical, emotional, and psychological symptoms they may experience during detox. After detox, Windward Way Recovery offers short-term residential treatment programs that range from three to six weeks, as well as long-term programs, which can run from six to 12 months. Outpatient counseling and education are also offered. The facility treats Adderall, alcohol, Ambien, Ativan, bath salts, Codeine, Halcion, and other abused substances.

What patients are saying:

One happy former patient said, “Not only has my life turned around but I have made life-long friends … The counselors and managers are awesome and have been a huge help in sorting out problems and obstacles I have had in front of me. I am so grateful for this place and the people who work there. If you want to change your life around and live an awesome, fulfilled life and have great support along the way, this is the place for you!”

Reviews:

  • 4.71 stars
  • 123 reviews

Seacliff Recovery

Seacliff-Recovery
18682 Beach Boulevard, Suite 225
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
714-364-0795
Seacliffrecovery.com

Seacliff Recovery, located in Huntington Beach, offers an integrated mind, body, and spirit approach to addiction treatment. The facility focuses heavily on the 12-step program and requires attendees to participate, so they can come to terms with their addiction and receive peer support. Extended stays and aftercare are also available. Co-occurring disorder treatment, chemical dependency treatment, and chronic relapse preventive measures are also provided. Seacliff Recovery is accredited by The Joint Commission.

What patients are saying:

One alumnus of the program wrote, “Seacliff saved my life, I couldn’t be more grateful for the opportunity to get sober there and now have the chance to work here. Darryl cares so much about everyone who goes through here and it shows in everything he does. Seacliff really is the greatest place to come and get sober!”

Reviews:

  • 4.74 stars
  • 19 reviews

PACE Recovery Center

PACE-Recovery-Center
20051 SW Birch Street
Newport Beach, CA 92660
800-526-1851
Pacerecoverycenter.com

PACE Recovery Center focuses on helping men face and overcome their addiction, as well as their specific mental health and behavioral issues. The facility offers a 12-step treatment and recovery program. PACE also helps clients beyond their addiction journey by helping them pursue their academic goals. Fitness is also actively supported to help repair any bodily damage caused by their addiction. PACE provides its services for those addicted to alcohol, meth, club drugs, cocaine, designer drugs, marijuana, heroin, and prescription drugs.

What patients are saying:

One alumnus of the program said, “I learned a lot about myself and the reasons behind why I did the things that I did. While I was there, I got back into school and started working. When I finished the program, I felt like I could really succeed. Now that a few years have passed, life is going great. I’m so grateful for the program at PACE for the great work they did with me.”

Reviews:

  • 4.72 stars
  • 45 reviews

AKUA Mind & Body

AKUA-Mind-_-Body
20271 SW Birch Street, Suite 200
Newport Beach, CA 92660
833-258-2669
Akuamindbody.com

Fully licensed and accredited, AKUA Mind and Body bases its treatment plans on cutting-edge research. The facility offers a detox and residential program that combines clinical treatment with East-meets-West therapeutic processes to help support those with co-occurring disorders. It also provides IOP and PHP online, as well as virtual treatment programs to provide support for addiction treatment and mental health. The substance addictions it treats include Suboxone, benzos, cocaine, meth, and heroin. AKUA also offers a First Responders Treatment Track, which supports firefighters, police officers, military, and paramedics on their sober journey.

What patients are saying:

One former client noted, “I truly have Akua Mind & Body to thank for getting me through one of the hardest stages of my life and setting me up for continued success. Within minutes of arriving, the Akua staff made me feel comfortable, and throughout my 30-day program everyone went above and beyond my expectations. To get my life back, I needed a full Mind & Body overhaul. This is why I chose Akua.”

Reviews:

  • 4.26 stars
  • 77 reviews

Cornerstone of Southern California

Cornerstone-of-Southern-California
1950 17th Street, Suite 150
Santa Ana, CA 92705
714-547-5375
Cornerstonesocal.com

Since 1984, Cornerstone of Southern California has offered specialized detox programs for MDMA, Ketamine, Spice, alcohol, prescription drugs, and cocaine addictions. Both individual and group therapy sessions give patients the opportunity to self-reflect and understand the reasons for their addiction so that they can move forward. Family members are also supported throughout the process through family and couples therapy. Medically-assisted detox is available. When required, an extended care program is also offered to ensure relapse prevention.

What patients are saying:

One former client who had a positive outcome said, “Cornerstone absolutely saved my life. After trying my best to destroy myself with my substance abuse, I came back to this program determined to change. The staff have treated me like family and put countless hours into helping me shape myself into the man I am today. I’ve built bonds as strong as family with my case managers and the support staff as well. My house manager … helped me turn my recovery around.”

Reviews:

  • 3.99 stars
  • 212 reviews

Dana Point Rehab Campus

Dana-Point-Rehab-Campus
33842 Orilla Road
Dana Point, CA 92629
949-239-7557
Danapointrehabcampus.com

Dana Point Rehab Campus, set in Orange County, focuses on treating the whole person, rather than just the addiction. As a first step, clients go through medically-assisted detox in a supervised environment. Comprehensive evaluations and individual and group therapy support the continuance of care into the residential program. All treatment programs involve counseling, nutrition support, and physical activity. Dana Point also provides family support programs to help build and reconnect families affected by a loved one’s drug use.

What patients are saying:

One previous patient gave the facility the ultimate compliment, “Dana Point Rehab Campus is literally amazing. This place saved my life. Today I am currently 6 months clean with the help of this place. The staff are super supportive, caring, and loving. The groups are super beneficial, and so are the therapy sessions. Beautiful, clean environment with even an ocean view. I am so blessed to have gone through this detox.”

Reviews:

  • 5.00 stars
  • 38 reviews

II. Methodology

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA), there are 288 substance abuse treatment centers in the Costa Mesa area. To determine which provide the highest quality of treatment and the most resources for recovery, we used the following five core metrics to evaluate each facility.

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For more information, feel free to read a full breakdown of our filtering process and ranking methodology.

III. Getting Help in Costa Mesa

Start by determining your coverage

To determine your best options for a rehabilitation center, it is important to first learn about your health insurance coverage. Reach out to your private or healthcare marketplace insurance provider to find out which substance abuse treatment centers are available to you. Regardless of the type of coverage you have, both public and private insurance companies must cover substance abuse treatment for qualified individuals.

To learn more about addiction and the rehabilitation process in your state, read our guide to rehab in California.

Use our database to find a treatment center near you

The tool below lists all of the treatment centers in the state of California recognized by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Enter your zip code and select the filter icon to find relevant treatment centers near you.

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    IV. Costa Mesa Rehab FAQs

    Do I need to go to rehab?

    Substance abuse and addiction have high costs, often adversely affecting work performance, personal relationships, and your physical health. To help you determine if you may be addicted, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has an Alcohol Use Screening and a Substance Abuse Screening to help you find out.

    How long does rehab last?

    Different programs and levels of addiction require different program lengths. Common rehab lengths are:

    How much does drug rehab cost?

    Pricing depends on the program, services, and amenities offered. Typically, outpatient programs are cheaper than inpatient, and live-in inpatient facilities are the most expensive. To learn more, read our guide on The Cost of Rehab.

    How does rehab work?

    Rehab is made up of four basic steps:

    • Assessment
    • Detox
    • Therapy
    • Aftercare

    To learn more about the rehab process and each step, read our guide to The Addiction Rehabilitation Process.

    How important is aftercare? 

    One of the most important steps in the rehabilitation process is aftercare – the continuing support and accountability offered through counseling and 12-Step programs such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA).

    To find an AA or NA meeting near you, use the directory below.

    Name City Program Telephone Spanish Hotline
    24 Hour Answering Service Chino AA (909) 628-4428 N/A
    24 Hour Answering Service Davis AA (800) 970-9040 N/A
    24 Hour Answering Service Twain Harte AA (209) 533-1134 N/A
    24 Hour Answering Service Yuba City AA (916) 454-1100;(916) 454-1771 N/A
    24-Hour Hotline Thousand Oaks AA (805) 495-1111 N/A
    52nd District Alcoholics Anonymous Central Office Santa Maria AA (805) 925-3782 N/A
    916 North Area NA 916 North Area (Chico) NA (877) 669-1669 N/A
    A.A. Central Office Of Kern County Bakersfield AA (661) 322-4025 N/A
    A.A. San Fernando Valley C.O. Van Nuys AA (818) 988-3001 N/A
    Alcoholics Anonymous 24-Hour Hotline Galt AA (209) 339-1201 N/A
    All South Bay Central Office Torrance AA (310) 618-1180 N/A
    American River Area NA American River Area (Sacramento) NA (800) 600-4673;(866) 565-2135 N/A
    Antelope Valley Intergroup Lancaster AA (661) 945-5757 N/A
    Area de Habla Hispana del Norte California NA Area de Habla Hispana del Norte California NA N/A (855) 667-2262
    Bay Cities Area NA Bay Cities Area (Long Beach, San Pedro, Torrance, Hermosa Beach) NA (310) 372-9666 N/A
    Beach Area NA Beach Area NA N/A N/A
    CAN Area NA CAN Area (Needles) NA (928) 768-6467 N/A
    Central California Area NA Central California Area (Fresno) NA (559) 255-5881 N/A
    Central California Fellowship Sacramento AA (916) 454-1100;(916) 454-1771 N/A
    Central Coast Area NA Central Coast Area (Lompoc, San Luis Obispo, Paso Robles) NA (800) 549-7730 N/A
    Central Coast Central Office Intergroup San Luis Obispo AA (805) 541-3211;(855) 541-3288 N/A
    Central Intergroup Office Of The Desert Cathedral City AA (760) 324-4880 N/A
    Central Service Office Of Fresno Fresno AA (559) 221-6907 N/A
    Central Sierra Area NA Central Sierra Area (Angels Camp) NA (800) 240-4956 N/A
    Central Sierra South Area NA Central Sierra South Area (Sonora) NA (209) 533-2348 N/A
    Central Valley Intergroup Modesto AA (209) 572-2970 N/A
    Central Valley North Area NA Central Valley North Area (Acampo, Lodi, Manteca, Ripon, Stockton, Tracy, Victor) NA (209) 464-9262 N/A
    Contra Costa Area NA Contra Costa Area (Concord) NA (925) 685-4357 N/A
    Contra Costa Service Center Walnut Creek AA (925) 939-4155;(925) 939-5371 N/A
    County Line Area NA County Line Area (Simi Valley, Moorpark, Thousand Oaks) NA (888) 672-9318 N/A
    Del Norte Intergroup Crescent City AA (707) 464-3411 N/A
    Delta Central Office Stockton AA (209) 464-1509 N/A
    Desert Empire Area NA Desert Empire Area (Barstow) NA (800) 863-2962 N/A
    Dist. 20-Grass Valley, Nevada City, Penn Valley and Surrounding Areas Western Nevada County AA (530) 272-6287 N/A
    East Bay Central Area NA East Bay Central Area (Alameda County, Berkeley, Oakland, Fremont, Livermore) NA (510) 444-4673 N/A
    East Bay North Area NA East Bay North Area (Oakland) NA (510) 444-4673 N/A
    East County Intergroup El Cajon AA (877) 993-2422 N/A
    Eastbay Intergroup Central Office Oakland AA (510) 839-8900 (408) 417-1593
    Eastern Counties Area NA Eastern Counties Area (Whittier, Downey) NA (562) 698-4604 N/A
    Eastern Inland Empire Area NA Eastern Inland Empire Area (Riverside, San Bernardino) NA (800) 397-2333;(909) 370-3568 N/A
    Eastern Sierra Area NA Eastern Sierra Area (Ridgecrest) NA (760) 446-4445 N/A
    Foothill Area NA Foothill Area (Porterville) NA (559) 784-4420 N/A
    Gold Coast Area NA Gold Coast Area (Ventura, Oxnard) NA (888) 817-7425 N/A
    Gold Country Area NA Gold Country Area (Jackson, Ione, Sutter Creek and Pioneer) NA (209) 256-0645 N/A
    Greater East Los Angeles Area NA Greater East Los Angeles Area NA (323) 721-5504 N/A
    Greater Los Angeles Area NA Greater Los Angeles Area NA (323) 933-5395 N/A
    Greater Mojave Area NA Greater Mojave Area (Victorville) NA (888) 322-6817 N/A
    Greater San Jose Area NA Greater San Jose Area NA (408) 998-4200 N/A
    Harbor Area Central Office Long Beach AA (562) 989-7697 (310) 516-8626
    Hollywood Area NA Hollywood Area NA (323) 850-1624 N/A
    Humboldt County Intergroup Eureka AA (844) 442-0711 N/A
    Humboldt/Del Norte Area NA Humboldt/Del Norte Area (Crescent City) NA (866) 315-8645 N/A
    Inland Empire 12th Step Service Board Claremont AA (909) 628-4428 N/A
    Inland Empire Central Office Colton AA (909) 825-4700 N/A
    Inland Empire Foothills Area NA Inland Empire Foothills Area (Redlands, Yucaipa) NA (909) 795-0464 N/A
    Inland Empire West Area NA Inland Empire West Area (Montclair, Ontario) NA (909) 622-4274 N/A
    Intercounty Fellowship Of A.A. San Francisco AA (415) 674-1821 N/A
    Intergroup Answering Service Susanville AA (530) 257-2880 N/A
    Kern County Area NA Kern County Area (Bakersfield) NA (877) 629-6759 N/A
    Kings Tulare Area NA Kings Tulare Area (Hanford, Tulare, Visalia) NA (559) 734-0403 N/A
    Lake County Area NA Lake County Area (Lakeport) NA (707) 262-0132 N/A
    Lake County Intergroup Lower Lake AA (707) 995-3316 N/A
    Los Angeles Central Office Los Angeles AA (323) 963-4343;(800) 923-8722 N/A
    Lower Desert Area NA Lower Desert Area (Palm Desert, Palm Springs, Indio) NA (888) 777-5947 N/A
    Marin County NA Marin County (San Rafael) NA (877) 612-7837 N/A
    Mariposa A.A. Answering Service Mariposa AA (209) 966-3110 N/A
    Mendocino Coast Intergroup Ft. Bragg AA (877) 546-9286 N/A
    Mendocino Country Area NA Mendocino Country Area (Ukiah, Willits) NA (707) 485-9110 N/A
    Mendocino Inland Intergroup Ukiah AA (707) 462-7123 N/A
    Middle Mountain Area NA Middle Mountain Area (Yuba City, Marysville, Olivehurst) NA (877) 669-1669 N/A
    Mission Peak Area NA Mission Peak Area NA (510) 444-4673 N/A
    Monterey Bay Area Intergroup Monterey AA (831) 373-3713 N/A
    Monterey County Area NA Monterey County Area (Monterey) NA (831) 624-2055 N/A
    Monterey County Area NA Monterey County Area (Salinas) NA (831) 758-1630 N/A
    Morongo Basin Area NA Morongo Basin Area (Joshua Tree, Morongo Valley) NA (800) 833-2830 N/A
    Mountain Area NA Mountain Area (Running Springs, Big Bear, Yucca Valley, Lake Arrowhead) NA (909) 584-7115 N/A
    Napa County Intergroup Napa AA (707) 500-7001 N/A
    Napa/Solano Area NA Napa/Solano Area NA (866) 642-3848 N/A
    No. California Intergroup Redding AA (530) 225-8955 N/A
    No. San Diego Co. Central Office Vista AA (760) 758-2514 N/A
    North Coastal Area NA North Coastal Area (Vista, Oceanside, Encinitas) NA (866) 331-1958 N/A
    North Orange County Central Office Fullerton AA (714) 773-4357 N/A
    North Solano Intergroup Vacaville AA (707) 446-2244 N/A
    North Valley Central Office Chico AA (530) 342-5756 N/A
    Oakhurst Fellowship Answering Service Oakhurst AA (559) 683-1662 N/A
    Oficina Central de Riverside Riverside AA N/A (951) 687-7090
    Oficina Central Hispana El Monte AA N/A (626) 453-0226
    Oficina Central Hispana Los Angeles AA N/A (323) 750-2039
    Oficina Central Hispana San Diego AA N/A (619) 280-7224
    Oficina Central Hispana San Francisco AA N/A (415) 824-1834
    Oficina Central Hispana Costa Norte San Jose AA N/A (408) 287-7205
    Oficina Central Hispana Intergrupal Salinas AA N/A (831) 757-8518
    Oficina Central Norte Santa Rosa AA N/A (707) 623-6702
    Oficina Hispana Del Este De La Los Angeles AA N/A (323) 722-4175
    Oficina Intergrupal Chula Vista AA N/A (619) 476-0288
    Oficina Intergrupal Watsonville AA N/A (831) 768-9597
    Oficina Intergrupal Condado Ve Oxnard AA N/A (805) 988-0329
    Oficina Intergrupal De Orange Santa Ana AA N/A (714) 541-7225
    Oficina Intergrupal Del Este De La Bahia Richmond AA N/A (510) 328-8930
    Oficina Intergrupal Hispana Fresno AA N/A (559) 266-6752
    Oficina Intergrupal Hispana De Alcoholicos Anonimos Del Area de Santa Clara San Jose AA N/A (408) 931-2002
    Oficina Intergrupal Hispana del Area de San Mateo Mountainview AA N/A (650) 679-2374
    Oficina Intergrupal Hispana Del Conadado Notre de San Diego Vista AA N/A (760) 758-6905
    Oficina Intergrupal Hispana Del Condado De Kern Bakersfield AA N/A (661) 205-0296
    Oficina Intergrupal Hispana Del Valle De Coachella Indio AA N/A (760) 625-9018
    Oficina Intergrupal Hispana Su Long Beach AA N/A (310) 516-8626
    Oficina Intergrupal Sureste De Ventura Santa Paula AA N/A (805) 525-6140
    Oficina Intergrupal Valle Del Antelope Littlerock AA N/A (661) 944-5147
    Oficina Intergrupo De Chino Pomona AA N/A (909) 629-0493
    Orange County Area NA Orange County Area (Anaheim) NA (714) 590-2388 N/A
    Orange County Central Office Santa Ana AA (714) 556-4555 N/A
    Paradise Intergroup Paradise AA (530) 342-5756 N/A
    Peninsula Area NA Peninsula Area (San Mateo) NA (650) 802-5950 N/A
    River Cities Area NA River Cities Area (Anderson, Red Bluff) NA (877) 669-1669 N/A
    Sacramento Fellowship Area NA Sacramento Fellowship Area (Sacramento, Elk Grove, Rancho Cordova, Woodland) NA (877) 623-6363 N/A
    Salinas Valley Area Intergroup Salinas AA (831) 424-9874 N/A
    San Diego Central Office San Diego AA (619) 265-8762 N/A
    San Diego Imperial Counties - Spanish NA San Diego Imperial Counties - Spanish NA N/A (619) 546-0774
    San Diego Imperial Counties Region NA San Diego Imperial Counties Region NA (800) 479-0062;(619) 584-1007 N/A
    San Fernando Valley Area NA San Fernando Valley Area (East San Fernando Valley) NA (818) 997-3822 N/A
    San Francisco Area NA San Francisco Area NA (415) 621-8600 N/A
    San Gabriel Valley Area NA San Gabriel Valley Area (Pasadena) NA (626) 584-6910 N/A
    San Gabriel/Pomona Valley Central Office Glendora AA (626) 914-1861 N/A
    San Mateo CO Fellowship Of A.A. San Mateo AA (650) 577-1310 N/A
    Santa Barbara Area NA Santa Barbara Area NA (805) 569-1288 N/A
    Santa Barbara Central Office Santa Barbara AA (805) 962-3332 N/A
    Santa Clara County Intergroup C.O. San Jose AA (408) 374-8511 N/A
    Santa Clarita Area NA Santa Clarita Area (Newhall, Saugus) NA (800) 338-2155 N/A
    Santa Cruz Area NA Santa Cruz Area NA (831) 429-7436 N/A
    Santa Cruz County Intergroup Inc. Soquel AA (831) 475-5782 N/A
    SCV Central Office Of A.A. Santa Clarita AA (661) 250-9922 N/A
    Shasta/Trinity Area NA Shasta/Trinity Area (Redding) NA (877) 669-1669 N/A
    Sierra Foothills Area NA Sierra Foothills Area (Auburn, Placerville) NA (888) 423-3428;(530) 645-1635 N/A
    Sierra Sage Region NA Sierra Sage Region (Mammoth Lakes, Bishop) NA N/A N/A
    Siskiyou Area NA Siskiyou Area (Mt Shasta, Weed, Yreka) NA (530) 925-6616 N/A
    So. Solano County Central Office Benicia AA (707) 745-8822 N/A
    Sonoma County Area NA Sonoma County Area (Santa Rosa) NA (707) 324-4062 N/A
    Sonoma County Intergroup Santa Rosa AA (707) 544-1300;(707) 546-2066;(800) 224-1300 N/A
    South Coast Area NA South Coast Area (San Juan Capistrano) NA (800) 333-3610 N/A
    South Tahoe Basin Area NA South Tahoe Basin Area (Lake Tahoe South) NA (530) 541-4100 N/A
    Southern Antelope Valley Area NA Southern Antelope Valley Area (Palmdale, Lancaster) NA (661) 266-2200 N/A
    Southwest Area NA Southwest Area (Hemet, Temecula, Banning) NA (951) 652-5326 N/A
    Southwestern Riverside County Central Service Office Inc. Temecula AA (951) 695-1535 N/A
    Spanish Speaking for LA NA Spanish Speaking for LA NA N/A (888) 622-4672
    Stanislaus Valley Area NA Stanislaus Valley Area (Modesto, Merced) NA (888) 942-9922;(209) 526-1817 N/A
    Truckee/North Lake Tahoe Basin Area NA Truckee/North Lake Tahoe Basin Area NA (530) 546-1116 N/A
    Tulare County Central Office Exeter AA (559) 592-6999 N/A
    Valle Oficina Central Modesto AA N/A (209) 222-8313
    Valley Service Center Dublin AA (925) 829-0666;(925) 829-3160;(888) 859-3230 N/A
    Ventura County Central Service Office Camarillo AA (805) 389-1444 N/A
    Victor Valley Intergroup Central Office Inc. Apple Valley AA (760) 242-9292 N/A
    West End Area NA West End Area (West San Fernando Valley) NA (818) 787-9706 N/A
    Western Slope Intergroup Placerville AA (530) 622-3500 N/A
    Westside Area NA Westside Area (West Los Angeles, Santa Monica) NA (310) 390-0279 N/A

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