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Drug and Alcohol Rehab in San Bernardino, California

In San Bernardino County, there was a 103% increase in admissions to addiction treatment centers for opioid use and an 18% increase in admission for alcohol use in the decade between 2010 and 2020. Additionally, 20% of individuals receiving treatment for a substance use disorder, the clinical term for addiction, also received mental health services from the county in 2020.1
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Levels of care available
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Where Is Addiction Treatment Located in San Bernardino, California?

Statewide, there are currently 1,299 substance use treatment facilities in California and 66 substance use treatment facilities within 25 miles of San Bernardino.2

While proximity to your home might be something you’re seeking in a treatment facility, sometimes, venturing a little farther away can be beneficial as it removes you from the people, places, and situations that may trigger your substance use. Laguna Treatment Hospital, an American Addiction Centers (AAC) facility, is located about 60 miles southwest of San Bernardino and might be just the change of environment you need to jumpstart your recovery.

What Is the Cost of Rehab in San Bernardino, California?

The cost of rehab in San Bernardino varies widely depending on several factors, including:

  • Your insurance. Private health insurance may pay all or a portion of your treatment.
  • The type of facility. Rehab facilities can be run by various entities, including private for-profit organizations, private nonprofit organizations, or governments.3 Private treatment centers may cost more than a state-funded program because they may offer amenities, such as private rooms, recreation activities, and more.
  • The level of care. The cost of treatment depends on the level of care you receive. For instance, inpatient or residential services, which require you to live at the facility for the duration of treatment, typically cost more than outpatient programs that allow you to live at home while undergoing treatment.
  • Length of treatment. Generally, the longer the stay in rehab, the more expensive it will be.

Does Insurance Cover the Cost of Rehab in San Bernardino, California?

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) expanded access to substance use treatment for millions of people and banned insurance companies from being able to deny coverage based on pre-existing conditions or previous substance use disorder care. Because of the ACA, substance use disorder treatment must be no more restrictive than other medical and surgical procedures.3

Of the 66 treatment facilities within 25 miles of San Bernardino, 40 of them take private health insurance, 16 accept Medicare, 34 take Medicaid, 29 accept a state-financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid, and 25 take federal military insurance.2

Laguna Treatment Hospital accepts many insurance plans, including Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Humana, Aetna, TRICARE, and more. You can call the number on the back of your insurance card to understand the specifics of your plan. Or you can call AAC at , and we’ll be able to tell you if your provider is in-network with Laguna and other AAC locations. You can also fill in the form below to verify your insurance.

Other Ways to Pay for Rehab in San Bernardino, California

Some rehabs, including Laguna Treatment Hospital, also accept other forms of payment if you choose not to use insurance or don’t have insurance. Some of these other methods of payment accepted at substance use treatment facilities in and around San Bernardino include:2

  • Cash or self-payment.
  • Credit or debit cards.
  • Payment plans.
  • Sliding fee scale, meaning your cost is determined by your income and other factors.
  • Payment assistance, a program that helps low-income, uninsured, or underinsured individuals who need help paying for all or part of their medical bills.
  • Crowdfunding.

Many community resources in San Bernardino can also help individuals who struggle with substance use. These resources include:

What Substance Addictions Do San Bernardino Rehabs Treat?

In San Bernardino rehabs, a variety of substance use disorders can be treated. Facilities in and near San Bernardino may offer treatment for substance use disorders, including (but not limited to):2

Many individuals suffer from co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders. Mental health conditions that commonly co-occur with substance use disorders include depression, anxiety and mood disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and other mental health disorders.4

Treatment for co-occurring substance use and mental health illness is available at 41 of the facilities within 25 miles of San Bernardino.2 Additionally, Laguna Treatment Hospital offers co-occurring disorder treatment for those suffering from substance use and a mental health or physical condition.

Types of Addiction Treatment Offered in San Bernardino, California

Addiction treatment looks different for each person. Your primary care physician, mental healthcare provider, or addiction treatment specialist can perform a thorough evaluation to assess your needs and recommend a treatment plan for you, which will depend on several factors—the substances involved, the extent of substance use, co-occurring mental health conditions, and more. Factors associated with your home and work life also play a role in determining your treatment plan, which many include:5

  • Medical detoxification. For some, treatment begins with medically managed detox, which allows the body to rid itself of the substances safely. Doing so under the supervision of a healthcare professional allows for the management of withdrawal symptoms with medications to keep you as comfortable as possible. Detox is often the first step in a more comprehensive treatment plan.
  • Inpatient or residential treatment. Sometimes the terms are used interchangeably, but inpatient programs or residential care refers to treatment that takes place in a 24/7 facility. This means that you live on site for the duration of treatment, which may include individual and group counseling, behavioral therapies, psychoeducation, and medication if necessary.
  • A partial hospitalization program (PHP) or intensive outpatient program (IOP). In both PHPs and IOPs, treatment looks similar to inpatient or residential care, but you return home or to a sober living environment at the end of each day. The difference is in the intensity of each program. The hours required per day and each week differ between PHPs and IOPs and among facilities as well.
  • Outpatient programs. Traditional outpatient programs are just less intense than PHPs and IOPs, meaning the services provided are the same, but the number of hours required in treatment each week may be fewer.

As previously mentioned, in all levels of care, behavioral therapy is a common tool for recovery. Some of the common therapies utilized may include:6

  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). CBT teaches you to identify and modify maladaptive behavior patterns and dysfunctional thinking and to improve coping skills to recognize triggers, manage stressors, and prevent relapse.
  • Contingency management. This approach uses positive tangible rewards or incentives to develop new behaviors and change old ones.
  • 12-step facilitation therapy. This approach is designed to prepare you to understand and become engaged with community programs such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), Narcotics Anonymous (NA), or other 12-step mutual-help groups—all of which can aid in your long-term recovery.

How to Find Rehab Centers in San Bernardino, California

Besides ensuring that the level of care you need is offered at a facility, there are other things to consider when searching for the treatment center that’s right for you and your needs, including:7

  • Insurance. Some facilities accept cash or credit for services, but insurance coverage can significantly reduce the cost of seeking treatment for drug and alcohol use. Call the facility to ensure they accept your insurance.
  • Specific programs. Some people may benefit from specialized programs targeted at specific populations such as Veterans, individuals with co-occurring disorders, members of the LGBTQ+ community, young adults, older adults, or those who have experienced trauma. Specialized programs provide support from peers and staff who understand your unique challenges.
  • Alternative treatment options and activities. Some facilities offer alternative therapies along with evidence-based therapies. Some of these may include equine therapy, outdoor/adventure therapy, yoga/meditation therapy, trauma therapy, stress management and mindfulness activities, wellness programs, and anger management.

The more you can tailor your treatment program to your individual needs, the greater the likelihood of positive outcomes.

AAC has multiple facilities throughout the country, including Laguna Treatment Hospital. Contact one of our admissions navigators at to understand what AAC offers in terms of levels of care, treatment options, insurance coverage, and amenities and programs provided at each facility. If you or a loved one is ready to take the first step toward recovery, our navigators are here to help you begin.


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