Sierra Recovery Center

Freestanding Chemical Dependency Rehab



Number of Beds: 27
Detox Available: Yes

Last Year’s Admissions:

Total Annual Admits: 305
Average Length of Stay 28 days
Percent of Women 46%
Percent under age 25 20%
Percent with College Education: 10%
Percent Covered by Public assistance 85%
Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification: 21%

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 (Ages 12-18)
  • Criminal Justice

Facility has special track for:

  • Native American
  • Nicotine Cessation
  • Pregnant Women
  • Relapse
  • Spanish Speaking

Facility has group sessions for:

  • Abuse/PTSD/Trauma
  • Alcohol Addiction
  • Anger Management
  • Anorexia/Bulimia
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Codependency
  • Compulsive Gambling
  • Compulsive Overeating
  • Crystal Meth Addiction
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family
  • Grief & Loss
  • Heroin Addiction
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Men
  • Methadone
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Parenting/Life Skills
  • Prescription Drug Addictions
  • Psychiatric (Dual Diagnosis)
  • Sexual Addictions
  • Vocational Skills
  • Women
  • Women with Dependent Children
  • Young Adults (Ages 18-25)



Self-pay Cost: $820
Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: Yes
Medicare Coverage accepted: No
Insurance Coverage verified before admission: Yes
Follow-up Care included at no additonal charge: No



Licensed by: California Dept. of Alcohol & Drug;Nevada Bureau of Alcohol & Drug Abuse
Type of License: Residential Adult
Accredited by: CARF


Self Description:

“Offering continuing and compassionate recovery to individuals and families affected by addictive behaviors.”

Treatment Philosophy:

“Sierra Recovery Center intends to continue to increase our ability to meet the needs of our community and the surrounding region by attaining to higher standards of excellence and by adhering to best practices in the profession of addiction treatment.”

Approach To Dual Diagnosis:

“We work with dual diagnosis clients and monitor all medications.”

Family Program:

“We believe it is extremely important to include family members in the healing process.”

Position On 12 Step Involvement:

“All clients are introduced to the 12 Step Program. Many other options of recovery are available, depending on the client’s needs and DSM-IV diagnosis.”

Position on Confrontation:

“We believe in confronting clients on their issues.”

Contact Information:

Admissions Telephone Number: (866) 932-5985
General Information: (866) 932-5985
Address: 1137 Emerald Bay Road
So. Lake Tahoe, CA 96150