Phoenix House in Orange County
Santa Ana, California
Helping men and women build full, healthy lives and pave the way to lasting recovery.
Located in a historic, Mission-style building on park-like grounds, Phoenix House Orange County offers a broad spectrum of services to help clients break the cycle of substance abuse. Our residential and outpatient programs include an intensive regimen of therapy groups and individual counseling sessions. We help clients achieve and sustain recovery through assessments and treatment planning; case management and referrals to a network of social services; life skills development and preparation for independent living; vocational and job readiness services; housing assistance and sober living programs; evidence-based and trauma-informed practices; mental health support; parenting classes; literacy improvement; anger management; physical fitness activities; and health education. We serve homeless veterans and also operate the Orange County Recovery Center for long-term support (recovery services are free of charge).
We recently opened a Gender-Responsive, Trauma-Informed Program for Women, ages 18 and over. This residential program, located in a separate facility on our large campus, offers specialized services that respond to the unique needs of women struggling with drug and alcohol abuse and mental health issues. Our Women’s Program uses evidence-based curricula: Understanding Addiction by Stephanie Covington; Relapse Prevention by Claudia Black; Seeking Safety by Lisa Najavits; Time Out for Me by Texas Christian University and Dialectical Behavior Therapy by Marsha Linahan. The length of stay is based on each client’s strengths and needs.
At our residential and outpatient treatment programs all major credit cards are accepted. Payment options include the following health insurance plans: Anthem Blue Cross, APS Healthcare, Cigna, Kaiser Permanente, Managed Health Network (MHN), and Health Net.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sober Living and Recovery Support
Our Sober Living facilities vary based on location and can provide either a safe transitional space before a full return to independent living or an alternative to residential treatment for clients who may need more than outpatient services.
Adult Outpatient Services
Our adult outpatient services are a comprehensive array of substance abuse and mental health programs--all using evidence-based practices--delivered in safe, supportive, CARF-accredited settings.
Adult Residential Services
Phoenix House’s residential treatment services are wide-ranging and comprehensive, allowing us to tailor each client’s treatment solutions to meet individual needs. Lengths of stay are flexible and programs are designed to meet the treatment needs of clients at various points in their recovery.
The program offers job preparation workshops, resume and interview assistance, and vocational rehabilitation services through partnerships with Working Wardrobes, One Stop Centers, and Orange County Reentry Partnership.
Fit for Recovery
Our fitness program provides weekly exercises, lectures, and presentations by local fitness coaches and providers, including cardio, yoga, shadow boxing, nutrition information, and more.
Creative Writing Program
Managed by volunteers, this program offers poetry and short story writing classes, workshops, and presentations by guest poets and writers
Mental health professionals lead our trauma-focused treatment group sessions for men suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
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.”