Alta Vista Recovery Program at Memorial Center

Psychiatric Hospital with Integrated Chemical Dependency Treatment



Number of Beds: 18
Detox Available: Yes


Last Year’s Admissions:

Total Annual Admits: Data Not Supplied
Average Length of Stay Data Not Supplied
Percent of Women DNS
Percent under 25 DNS
Percent with College Education: DNS
Percent Covered by Public assistance DNS
Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification: DNS

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:

  • Adolescents (12-18)
  • Codependency

Facility has group sessions for:

  • Men
  • Women



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



Licensed by: State of California
Type of License: Dept. of Health Services
Accredited by: JCAHO


Self Description:

“A Minnesota Model, 12 Step based program that treats chemical dependency, dual diagnosis, adults and adolescents with family, group and individual counseling.”

Treatment Philosophy:

“Alcohol and other drug abuse are treated together. Dual Diagnosis patients receive additional work on this psychiatric diagnosis. We are a co-ed program that treats adults 18 to geriatric and we have a separate adolescent dual track inpatient program.”

Approach to Dual Diagnosis:

“Treat dual diagnosis concomitantly.”

Family Program:

“Education, 12 Step involvement and counseling for all family members which includes a special group for 5-10 year olds, when their parents are in family therapy activities.”

Position on 12 Step Involvement:

“Patients are required to do Steps 1, 2, and 3 while in the program. 12 Step meetings are required (90/90) with AA;NA;Pill Anonymous;Sex Addictions Anonymous and Alanon; Narconon and CO-DA meetings held every night.”

Position on Confrontation:

“Strongly believe in appropriate confrontation methods in group and in one on one counseling.”

Contact Information:

Admissions Telephone Number: (866) 932-5985
General Information: (866) 932-5985
Address: 5201 White Lane
Bakersfield, CA 93309