Alta Centers understands that admitting to a treatment center is a life-changing and important decision to make.

Our experienced staff is with you throughout the treatment process from the first phone call to aftercare. Alta Centers treatment program encompasses the individual as they are. We utilize group counseling and individual counseling to focus on the best results of recovery.  Engaging each person who enters our doors to develop where they want to be in 3-6 months and helping them get there. Whether it's going to school, trauma counseling, or just relapse prevention Alta Centers wants our staff to engage in the client's recovery.  We've developed a comprehensive program looking at not only the disease concept but how we rehabilitate addicts in a healthy habitat, focusing on community and development. Also, we do experiential activities weekly because we want you not just to live a sober life, but experience what a sober lifestyle is. Frequently, we work with our staff to find new and fun places to go with clients to experience sobriety.

The process of treatment can be lengthy, but this is what is shown to be most effective as an individual slowly drops in levels of care over time. With a 24 hour dedicated hotline, in case of crisis exists for clients and loved ones to call, as well as alumni. We want every person who enters our doors to understand and engage in their level of care, step by step until they are ready for the next part of their recovery.

Our programming offers education and comprehensive care to an individual within a residential setting, eventually leading to a well-rounded understanding of relapse prevention, recovery, and care to prepare you for outpatient treatment

our experienced staff holds group counseling and individual sessions with the following topics:

  • Contingency Management Intervention
  • Family Therapy and Family Support
  • Motivational Enhancement Therapy
  • Educational Sessions
  • Recovery Orientated Skills
  • Breathwork & Meditation
  • Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention
  • Trauma-Informed Care Approach
  • Detoxification
  • Substance Abuse
  • Trauma
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy


About the disease of addiction and understanding of the cognitive connections and brain development in recovery. Our knowledgeable team can provide individual and group therapy programs that can not only educate but engage in your recovery.


We, at Alta Centers, believe in a community environment, developed for the individual. We want our clients to put forward the necessary work to engage in our community. Through our alumni meetings, our clinical groups or meals at our program. We want our clients to understand the safe space they have and utilize this.

Relapse Prevention

Engaging the client from the start in an understanding of triggers/cravings and how to combat thoughts of using with our expert team on addiction. We do this through many groups focused on this area, as well as individual case management sessions that are held by a drug and alcohol counselor to ensure development in acknowledging relapse prevention and being apart of in recovery.


With Alta Centers, we are going to concentrate on the individual more than other programs may. With a dedicated licensed therapist, a dedicated certified drug and alcohol counselor and a psychiatrist at every level of care, Alta Centers has some of the most comprehensive 1:1 client care in both residential and outpatient care.

Medication Management

From detox to residential to outpatient care, we are here to help manage and understand your psychiatric needs. Whether you require adjustments to your medications or want to enroll in medication-assisted treatment such as Vivitrol, or Naltrexone, we can assist with our dedicated team of psychiatrists.


Incidental Medical Services

IMS or Incidental Medical Services are services provided at a facility by a health care practitioner, or staff under the supervision of a health care practitioner, to address medical issues associated with detoxification, treatment, or recovery services. IMS is a certification added to your license in the state of California. Alta Centers has acquired our incidental medical services license and proudly are able to treat detoxification with medical staff and a healthcare practitioner.

IMS will be provided at the facility location in compliance with the community standard of practice. These include obtaining medical histories; Monitoring health status; Testing associated with detoxification from alcohol or drugs; Providing alcoholism or drug abuse recovery or treatment services; Overseeing patient self-administered medications; Treating substance abuse disorders, including detoxification.


Individuals will be monitored by staff during the detoxification period of five to ten days with at least 3 groups daily offered to individuals. Individuals are monitored every 15 minutes to thirty minutes by our staff to maintain vitals are stable for residential care. They will receive within the first 24 hours an initial history, physical and psychiatric intake from the medical director and within the first 48 hours an initial nursing assessment from one of our healthcare coordinators, as well as a bio-psycho-social assessment from a therapist or case manager. Included are 72-hour follow up visits from the medical director, and counseling sessions as well as groups and sessions throughout the day

Residential Treatment

ALTA believes recovery is a process. Alta Centers provides residential treatment services to those that have completed detoxification or are having a difficult time maintaining long term sobriety within an outpatient or sober living home, with a maximum stay of 45 days. Residential treatment focuses on many modalities with at least 20 hours of programming per week. All clients in residential are to meet with a therapist and counselor weekly for individual sessions, as well as engage in family therapy and group sessions.

Alta Centers is in-network with Beacon Health Options, the Screen Actors Guild and Tricare, we work with many insurance carriers out of network as well

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