Addiction Resource Guide

New Directions for Women

Freestanding Chemical Dependency Rehab

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Self Description:

"New Directions for Women is a safe and caring residential treatment program for women, pregnant women and women with children located steps to Newport Beach's nature preserve."

Treatment Philosophy:

"We believe in treating the whole woman in an affordable sanctuary where she finds independence and support while healing the wounds inflicted by addiction."

Approach to Dual Diagnosis:

"We treat Dual Diagnosis."

Family Program:

"Family involvement is essential in treating addiction and is an integral part of the recovery program. Weekly family and multi-family group sessions are offered that include education and therapy as well as private family sessions."

Position on 12 Step Involvement:

"Our treatment program is firmly grounded in 12 Step principles, incorporating 12 Step meetings, step work and sponsorship."

Position on Confrontation:

"Confrontation is a useful and sometimes necessary intervention and is especially helpful when dealing with denial."

Additional Characteristics:

"We tret pregnant women in any trimester, and women with children."


  • Number of Beds: 30
    Detox Available: No

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Annual Admits: 130
    Average Length of Stay 90 days
    Percent of Women 100%
    Percent under 25 30%
    Percent with College Education: 25%
    Percent Covered by Public assistance 7%
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification:30%

  • Admissions Procedures:

    Night Admission Available: Yes
    Weekend Admission available: Yes
    Face to Face Interview or exam required before admission: No


Facility has separate program for:
  • Alcohol Addiction
  • Women

  • Facility has group sessions for:
  • Anger Management/Conflict Resolution
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Family
  • Grief & Loss
  • Heroin Addiction
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Parenting/Life Skills
  • Pregnant Women
  • Relapse


    Self-pay Cost: $3750 per week
    Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: No
    Medicare Coverage accepted: No
    Insurance Coverage verified before admission: Yes
    Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: Data Not Supplied


    Licensed by: California State Alcohol & Drug Programs
    Type of License: Adult Residential
    Accredited by: CARF

    Contact Information:
    Admissions Telephone Number: (800) 939-6636
    General Information: (949) 548-5546
    Address: 2607 Willo Lane
    Costa Mesa, CA 92627