Addiction Resource Guide

South Coast Medical Center
Psychiatric Hospital with Eating Disorder Patients Housed Separately

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Self Description:

"Comprehensive eating disorder treatment for mind, body and spirit."

Treatment Philosophy:

"Empower patients to take responsibility for the lifestyle choices they make."

Family Program:

"We provide education, couseling and support to families through our multi-family groups."

Position On 12 Step Involvement:

"12 Step involvement is used on case by case basis."

Additional Characteristics:

"We're a hospital based program and we have intensive care and emergency services on site for medically unstable patients."


    Number of Beds: 4-6
    Population Served: Patients must be 18 yrs. old and over

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Annual Admits: 60
    Average Length of Stay 4 months: includes outpatient
    Percent of Women 100%
    Percent under age 25 50%
    Percent with College Education: 80%
    Percent Covered by Public assistance Data Not Supplied
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication: 90%

  • Admissions Procedures:

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


Self-pay Cost: $850 - inpatient per day, plus psychiatrist fee; $250 - outpatient per day, plus psychiatrist fee
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: Yes


Licensed by: State of California
Type of License: Acute Care Hospital, not-for-profit
Accredited by: JCAHO

Contact Information:

Admissions Telephone Number: (949) 499-7504
General Information: (949) 499-7504
Address: 31872 Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, CA 92651