Addiction Resource Guide

South Coast Medical Center

General Hospital with Separate Chemical Dependency Rehab Unit

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Self Description:

"Genesis, a chemical dependency recovery program - intensive hospital-based program."

Treatment Philosophy:

"Individualized care to meet the needs of each patient. Levels of care include inpatient and rehab, day treatment and intensive outpatient treatment."

Approach To Dual Diagnosis:

"We provide dual diagnosis to those patients that require it."

Family Program:

"Weekend family program and individualized family program offered."

Position On 12 Step Involvement:

"12 Step focus on detox and rehab."

Position on Confrontation:

"Gentle confrontation when required."

Additional Characteristics:

"Longstanding tradition of caring for people with addictons for over 30 years. Have in-house 12 Step community meetings."


    Number of Beds: 12
    Detox Available: Yes

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Annual Admits: 455
    Average Length of Stay 14 days
    Percent of Women 40%
    Percent under age 25 25%
    Percent with College Education: 60%
    Percent Covered by Public assistance 0%
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification: 20%

  • Admissions Procedures:

    Night Admission Available: Yes
    Weekend Admission available: Yes
    Face to Face Interview or exam required before admission: Yes


Facility has separate program for:
  • Alacohol Addiction
  • Anorexia/Bulimia
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Compulsive Overeating
  • Crystal Meth Addiction
  • Depression
  • Heroin Addiction
  • Inhalant Abuse
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Prescription Drug Addictions
  • Psychiatric (Dual Diagnosis)
  • Relapse

  • Facility has group sessions for:
  • Anger Management/Conflict Resolution
  • Codependency
  • Grief & Loss
  • Men
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Parenting/Life Skills
  • Vocational Skills
  • Workaholism
  • Young Adults (Ages 18-25)


    Self-pay Cost: $7000 per week
    Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: No
    Medicare Coverage accepted: Yes (Detox only)
    Insurance Coverage verified before admission: Yes
    Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: Yes


    Licensed by: State of California
    Type of License: Non-profit general acute care hospital
    Accredited by: JCAHO

    Contact Information:

    Admissions Telephone Number: (949) 499-7150
    General Information: (949) 499-7150
    Address: 31872 Coast Highway
    Laguna Beach, CA 92651