South Coast Medical Center

General Hospital with Separate Chemical Dependency Rehab Unit



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


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.”

Contact Information:

Admissions Telephone Number: (866) 932-5985
General Information: (866) 932-5985
Address: 31872 Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, CA 92651