Sharp McDonald Center
Substance Abuse Treatment at Sharp McDonald Center
Helping patients achieve stability and independence.
Since 1963, Sharp HealthCare has been a source of hope for San Diegans facing drug and alcohol addiction. Our highly trained, comprehensive medical team has the expertise and the commitment to guide patients and their loved ones toward recovery from the addiction cycle.
A strong foundation for recovery from addiction.
As the only medically supervised chemical dependency recovery hospital in San Diego County, we strive to go beyond expectations, and actively work with patients to help them reach their own definition of a successful recovery. Our board-certified psychiatrists, experienced nurses, licensed therapists and certified alcohol and drug addiction counselors treat you and your family with sensitivity and respect.
Compassionate, effective substance abuse treatment.
We know how important treatment is in overcoming your addiction. Our innovative programs and services have a proven track record of successful outcomes. We are recognized for our individually tailored approaches to treating substance abuse for children, teens, adults and seniors.
- Medication-assisted treatment
Under close supervision by a doctor and team of specialists, this outpatient program involves the ongoing use of FDA-approved medications — alongside counseling and therapy — to sustain recovery from drug and alcohol use.
- Evening programs
This flexible treatment option provides convenient evening hours.
- Extended residential program
A supportive residential program for individuals who may benefit from inpatient treatment (for up to 30 days).
- Inpatient alcohol and drug treatment
Medical, nursing and counseling services for withdrawal, detoxification and rehabilitation to stabilize and educate patients recovering from chemical dependency.
- Alcohol and drug day treatment program
Designed for individuals who do not require 24-hour medical supervision, but are still in need of daily treatment.
Child and adolescent substance abuse treatment
Inpatient and outpatient services to help children and teens beat addiction.
Dual Recovery Program
Designed to evaluate and treat adults who have mental health issues, such as depression or anxiety, along with addiction.
In addition,Sharp McDonald Center and Sharp Mesa Vista offer aftercare and community support programs to help you continue on your path to wellness.