- What to bring?
- Yoga/gym clothing
- Light jacket/sweatshirt
- Tennis Shoes/Socks
- Flip Flops/Slippers
- Bathing Suit
- Ear Plugs
- Sleep Mask
- Toiletries/non aerosol hair spray/cologne ok/non-alcohol mouth wash/face wash
- Spending Money (Suggest $250-$500 for medication co/pays after detox and $250 for outside spending)
- Reading material (no TMZ type magazine’s)
- Casual washable clothing is suggested. There is a washer/dryer in the house. Linens and towels are provided. If you have a “special” blanket or pillow, you can bring it with you.
- Dry cleaning is available.Hair, manicures/fills/pedicure, waxing etc is available. Clients pay for these services out of their spending money.
- If you are detoxing, your medication will be paid for out of your medical account. Once out of detox, medication co-pays are paid for by the client from their spending money.
- No phone/computer/I-pad for the first 7 days. Limited access for the first 30 days. Assignments and homework must be completed on time for phone/computer privileges.
- Can I be on Suboxone while in treatment?
Yes. We have a certified physician who will monitor the administration of this medication and a physician assistant as staff on premises.
- How many One-on- Ones will I receive?
Two to three times a week by a masters level or doctorate level therapist.
- Do you offer psychiatric evaluations?
- Are psychiatric evaluations included in the price of treatment?
Yes. Every client meets with a psychiatrist for an individual evaluation.
- Do you treat trauma?
Yes. We have two trauma groups weekly and you will have one weekly individual session with a trauma therapist.
- What certifications does Hotel California Women’s Program have?
We are certified by the State of California Drug and Alcohol Department.
- Do you accept insurance?
Yes. We will check your benefits prior to admission to determine what will be covered and any costs that you might incur over and above the insurance allowable services. We will provide the insurance company with Utilization Reviews and any paperwork they request.
- What should I bring with me?
- Personal Toiletries: Hair care products, blow dryer, non-aerosol hair spray, alcohol free mouthwash, body spray, prescribed medication.
- Clothing: Casual sweat suits, jeans, t-shirts, light jacket/sweater, bathing suit (optional), walking shoes, casual boots, socks, sleepwear, robe, workout clothing (Yoga/gym), lingerie, flip flops.
- Misc: Driver’s license, passport, current insurance card/prescription card, writing materials, stamps, credit cards/debit card, $500 personal spending money.
- Where do I received mail/packages?
Your name, The Hotel California Women’s Program, Sandy’s Place,
2811 Villa Way, Newport Beach, CA 92663.
Mail is NOT DELIVERED TO THE INDIVIDUAL RESIDENCES.
- What is the protocol for passes (weekend or deviations from schedule)
No weekend passes for the first 30 days of treatment. Exception: If there are children under the age of 5, we will consider visitation during a scheduled activity time on Sundays from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Client will be alcohol and drug tested upon return to The Hotel California Women’s Program. Any deviations/passes will be considered on a case-by-case basis and must be submitted by 5:00 pm on Mondays for the Director’s approval.
- What about week-end passes?
After the first 30 days of successful completion, client can request a weekend pass every OTHER weekend and the request is subject to the Treatment Team’s approval as per above.
- What about meals – special dietary needs?
The Hotel California Women’s Program has a full-time professional chef and clients will meet with the chef upon admission to discuss any dietary restrictions/preferences.
- What about phone calls/cell phones/laptops?
Phase 1 – NO phone calls for the first 7 days. After a 7 day period, clients will be allowed to make phone calls from client phone via a self-purchased phone card. Incoming calls are allowed after this period of time. Internet use of client computer is allowed after 7 days (checking email). NO SOCIAL MEDIA ALLOWED.