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Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator / National Hotline
  (800) 662-HELP (4357)

A confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, Treatment Referral Routing Service, in English and Spanish, for individuals and family members facing substance abuse and mental health issues. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations.


Al-Anon/Alateen Orange County
  Meetings for those who are affected by the excessive drinking of someone close. Searchable meeting directory for times and locations in Orange County.

Alcoholics Anonymous Orange County
  Meetings for men and women who want to stop drinking. Includes national website and free literature. Searchable meeting directory for other times and locations in Orange County.

Alcoholics Anonymous UC Irvine
  Monday-Friday 12:00PM in Natural Sciences II, Room 4210

Cocaine Anonymous Orange County
  Meetings for those who have a desire to stop using cocaine and other mind-altering substances. Searchable meeting directory for times and locations in Orange County.

Marijuana Anonymous Orange County
  Self-help program for addicts who are recovering from marijuana addiction. 12-step program adapted from AA. Click on link above to access other meeting locations and times. National website and free literature available here.

Nar-Anon Southern California
  12-step program for families and friends of drug abusers. Searchable meeting directory for times and locations throughout southern California.

Narcotics Anonymous Orange County
  Self-help program for addicts who want to overcome their addiction to drugs. 12-step program adapted from AA. Click on link above to access meeting locations and times. National website & free NA recovery literature available here.

The Other Bar
  Legal community network.


See Off-Campus Resources > Mental Health & Counseling Resources.


Betty Ford Center
  Rancho Mirage, CA
(888) 475-4921

Offers a wide variety of help for those seeking an alcohol treatment program and/or drug treatment program. Programs are based on the 12-Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous and are gender-specific. Treatment includes activities that include, but are not limited to, individual therapy, specialty groups, fitness, educational lectures and group therapy.

Chemical Dependency Recovery Center
  Hoag Hospital
Newport Beach, CA
(877) 563-8688 / cdrcadmissions@hoag.org

Medical model alcohol and drug treatment program. Detoxification, inpatient, day care, outpatient, and tracks for males and females. Twelve-step oriented, with strong family involvement and long-term supportive aftercare. Free consultation and assessment. Accepts most insurances. No dual-diagnosis unless stabilized.

College Hospital
  Costa Mesa, CA
(949) 642-2734

Offers inpatient medical detoxification and group therapy.

Cornerstone of Southern California
  Locations in Orange, Santa Ana, and Tustin, CA
(714) 730-5399 / contact_us@cornerstonesocal.com

Offers all levels of alcohol and drug rehab in a Fully Integrated Continuum of Care including drug and alcohol detoxification, drug and alcohol rehabilitation, extended care, outpatient treatment and sober living.

Mission Pacific Coast Recovery
  Mission Hospital
Laguna Beach, CA
(866) 633-6787

Offers treatment that that includes detoxification, rehabilitation, an aftercare program and family involvement.

Positive Achievement Center
  Chapman Medical Center
Orange, CA
(800) 337-2966

Comprehensive inpatient and outpatient chemical dependency recovery program for adolescents (ages 12-17) and adults. Free assessments for non-urgent cases. Medically monitored 30-day program includes individual, family, and group counseling, and heavy twelve-step involvement. Accepts most insurances. Initial consultations are free and confidential.

St. Joseph Hospital
  Orange, CA
(714) 633-9111

Offers treatment for psychiatric and/or chemical dependency (co-occurring psychiatric and chemical dependence or medical detoxification). Treatment includes medical supervision and medication management by a psychiatrist as well as patient education and treatment related to psychiatric symptoms and/or substance dependence. Individual, group, and family therapy is also part of treatment.

Twin Town Treatment Center
  Locations in Mission Viejo, Orange, Los Alamitos, Torrance, West Hollywood, and North Hollywood, CA
(866) 594-8844

Offers intensive outpatient treatment for adult and adolescent addictions.


New Directions for Women
  Costa Mesa, CA
(800) 939-6636

Program for women that provides successive levels of residential care from Primary Phase (intensive therapy), Transitional Phase (school, work, or volunteering), and Extended Phase (lowest level of residential care due to the amount of independence each woman has earned).

Phoenix House
  Santa Ana, CA

Residential and outpatient treatment program based on behavioral modification for drug abuse. Fees may be paid through insurance benefits, with co-pay determined by insurance plans; Medi-Cal and Drug Medi-Cal for low-income clients; government contracts for qualifying individuals without the ability to pay; and self-pay with a sliding fee scale based on income.


College Drinking Prevention: Changing the Culture
  Created by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA). This is a one-stop resource for comprehensive research-based information on issues related to alcohol abuse and binge drinking among college students.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
  Offers publications on alcohol abuse, such as pamphlets, brochures, fact sheets, posters, and professional education materials. Also provides research information such as statistics and conference information.

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
  Education resources and materials on drugs of abuse, curriculum guides, research and funding information, and publications for medical and health professionals, researchers, parents and teachers, as well as students and young adults.

The Parent Toolkit at drugfree.org
  Drug abuse information for parents discussing marijuana, methamphetamines, inhalants, prescription drug use, and tips on how to talk to your children.

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
  Provides FREE substance abuse literature. Information often offered in several languages. SAMHSA has educational brochures, pamphlets & posters that can be easily ordered by mail or downloaded.

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Last updated: March 2nd, 2017