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Phoenix House Academy of Orange County in Santa Ana
Santa Ana, California
Teens find hope in a safe residential treatment program with an on-site high school and caring professionals.
Since 1982, Phoenix House Academy in Orange County has offered effective residential treatment to adolescents ages 12 to 17 who suffer from substance abuse and co-occurring mental health problems. Located in a historic building on park-like grounds in Santa Ana, the Academy provides a broad spectrum of evidence-based treatment services to help teens break the cycle of substance abuse. Residents continue their high school studies while taking part in individual, group, and family counseling, as well as cultural and recreational activities. We also refer clients to community partners who provide such services as career development, job placement, health care, and legal aid.
The Phoenix House Academy residential treatment model for adolescents, which offers a strength-based, family-centered treatment continuum for teens with substance abuse and co-occurring mental health problems, has been designated as an evidence-based practice by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration’s (SAMHSA) National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices (NREPP, 2008) as well as a model program by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP, 2006).
Payment options include the following health insurance plans: Aetna, Kaiser-Permanente, Anthem Blue Cross, LifeSynch-Humana, APS Healthcare, MHN, Cigna, Health Net, Value Options, and United Behavioral Health and Partners: U.S. Behavioral Health Plan, Travelers Insurance, MetraHealth Insurance, Metropolitan Life Insurance, Pacificare, United Health & Life Insurance. Self-pay option is available, with all major credit cards accepted. In addition, government assistance is offered to those who qualify (with a sliding scale for co-payments).
Find Us1297 East Fruit Street
Santa Ana, CA 92701
877 769 9698
Our treatment philosophy is based on the understanding that addiction is a chronic disease not a moral failing. Individuals suffering from substance use disorders deserve evidence-based treatment in settings that offer privacy and dignity.
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 many major insurance carriers, managed care programs, and Medicaid.
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… more
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.
Our Core Services
Assessment and Evaluation Services
In various locations, Phoenix House provides independent assessments and evaluations of substance use disorders as requested by individuals, families, schools and the Criminal Justice System.
Adolescent Residential Services
The Phoenix House Academies for Youth offer intensive substance abuse and mental health services with high school academic programs in CARF-accredited facilities.
Mental Health Services
Substance abuse and addiction often go hand-in-hand with mental health issues, and Phoenix House offers treatment programs designed specifically to meet this need.
Prevention and Education Services
Phoenix House’s prevention and education services highlight the dangers of drug use, reinforce self-esteem, and educate youth and adults to make positive choices.
Orange County Department of Education maintains a fully accredited high school on-site, and academic tutoring is available for those who are unable to attend school on a daily basis. In an effort to create educational continuity, all students are instructed through self-paced educational materials.
Counseling and activities for families of adolescents in treatment, including family counseling and a variety of family-centered activities.
Medical and Nursing Services
Health, medical and dental services are provided by staff nurses and consulting physicians, psychologists and dentists, and through linkages established with community clinics and medical centers.
Recreation and Fitness Services
Includes assessment and setting of personal fitness goals. Planned indoor and outdoor activities occur three times a week for each teen which are supplemented by dance, yoga and recreational outings.
Youth participate in community outreach activities, appearing as speakers at sessions, classes, and panels held in local schools, community centers and other locations, to teach their peers about the dangers and consequences of substance abuse.
Phoenix Rising Music
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.”