Sharp McDonald Center
Substance Abuse Treatment at Sharp Mesa Vista and 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 medical team has the expertise and commitment to guide patients and their loved ones toward recovery.
Compassionate, effective substance abuse treatment.
We know how important treatment is in overcoming an addiction. Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital and Sharp McDonald Center offer innovative programs and services that lead patients toward recovery. Our individualized plans treat substance abuse for children, teens, adults and seniors.
Services and programs offered at Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital:
- Inpatient alcohol and drug treatment
Medical and counseling services for withdrawal, detoxification and rehabilitation to stabilize and educate patients recovering from chemical dependency.
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 alcohol or drug addiction.
- Medically supervised detoxification
- Extended residential program
A supportive residential program for individuals who may benefit from inpatient substance abuse treatment (for up to 30 days).
- Day treatment program
Designed for individuals who do not require 24-hour medical supervision, but are still in need of daily treatment.
Medications for addiction treatment intensive outpatient programs
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. Day and evening programs available.
- Evening programs
- Arts for Healing Program
- Lifetime Aftercare Program
- Family Education and Counseling Program