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California Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation

From Los Angeles to San Diego, Phoenix House is dedicated to your recovery.

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Phoenix House California

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Our California Locations


Lake View Terrace
Academy in Los Angeles

Residential, outpatient and intensive outpatient treatment for youth with co-occurring substance abuse and mental health issues.

Santa Ana
Behavioral Health Intervention and Support Services

A prevention and intervention program for youth in grades K-12.

Santa Ana
Residential Program and Outpatient Services

Adult residential and outpatient treatment, case management, recovery services, and referrals.

Residential Program and Outpatient Services

Residential, outpatient, and intensive outpatient treatment, and sober living for adults.

Our Team


Akilah Templeton

Program Director
As Program Director, Akilah is committed to helping people get another chance at life.
Phoenix House California

Frank Sanchez, Ph.D., LMFT

Managing Director of Phoenix House Academy in Los Angeles
Frank, a marriage and family therapist, serves as director of mental health services.

Elizabeth Stanley-Salazar

Vice President & Director of Clinical Services
Elizabeth has worked for 20 years in treatment & prevention.
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Pouria Abbassi, P.E.

President and Chief Executive Officer, Phoenix House California
Pouria brings executive experience in the hospitality, sports, and entertainment industry.

Treatment Approach

Our treatment philosophy is based on the understanding that addiction is a chronic disease. Individuals suffering from substance use disorders deserve evidence-based treatment in settings that offer privacy and dignity.

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Insurance and Payment Options

Our experienced staff is skilled at working with all types of insurance providers to help you access the treatment you need. Phoenix House is an in-network provider for most major insurance carriers, managed care programs, and Medicaid.

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Do your programs accept insurance?

Yes, Phoenix House California accepts most insurance plans, including: Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross, LifeSynch-Humana, APS Healthcare, MHN, Cigna, HealthNet, and Value Options. We also accept United Behavioral Health and partners.

What is your policy towards involving family members?

Family involvement is an integral component in the treatment process. Individual family sessions, multifamily group therapy sessions, and parent and significant other education groups are offered as part of each client’s individualized treatment plan. Phoenix House invites families to special informational and educational sessions, provides them with appropriate printed resources in English or Spanish, (including…

Will I be able to continue working and/or go to school while in treatment?

Individualized treatment plans are designed by each client and his or her therapist, taking into account goals and provisions for continued employment and/or education.

Phoenix Rising Music

Our California Teens Sing Their Hearts Out

With the help of Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Kara DioGuardi, teen clients in our Phoenix Rising Music Program tell their stories and heal through song. In their own words, our state-of-the-art recording studio and expressive arts program exemplifies “love, vision, joy, and determination.”

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Across Phoenix House

Our Perspectives

Ben Nordstrom, M.D., Ph.D.

Addiction Treatment Today: What Everyone Needs to Know

Phoenix House recently spoke with Benjamin Nordstrom, M.D., Ph.D., its new d Medical Director for Program Development, about misunderstandings about addiction treatment, how it’s changed, and what people considering treatment need to know.


California News

Counselor Nate Bush at Phoenix House Academy Los Angeles

Counselor Helps Teens and Plants Grow in Los Angeles Garden

Teens tend an organic garden of herbs and vegetables to help with recovery


In The Headlines


Many Troubled by OxyContin Approved for Kids

Doctors treating young cancer patients praised the decision, the governor of Vermont was “horrified,” and addiction experts expressed deep concern.