The Lighthouse Community

3380 Rosecrans Street
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Clients on parolee or AB109 in San Diego County and ready to change the cycle of recidivism, addiction, and criminal behavior, are welcome at the Lighthouse, dedicated to the process of changing their lifestyles. The Lighthouse Community provides an opportunity to reintegrate into San Diego community with a life of integrity, dignity, and recovery.

Overview:

The Lighthouse is a peer driven Therapeutic Community supported by staff who teach with their own experiences and education. The Lighthouse focuses on: behavior modification, family reunification, emotional and vocational education and community reintegration. The Lighthouse provides a sanctuary for those who are tired of the vicious cycle of addiction, incarceration and degradation. This is a place for those who are serious about changing their lives and are willing to do the work. The facility would like to welcome clients to a new way of life as they are the family of choice for each other and support each other through this process of change.

The Lighthouse Community served California communities since 1998 as a leader in chemical dependency rehabilitation. With the help of HCS, thousands of men and women have overcome their addictions to lead healthy, productive and rewarding lives. Each day, hundreds of men and women receive quality residential and outpatient treatment in HCS facilities located throughout California.

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12/24/2018
My son was my son again after going through amd completing the Lighthouse... nothing else had worked for him and he loved it their. He was challenged in his prison attitude and beliefs, that made him hard. Lighthouse helped him look at how it prevented him from being successful in the larger community.He is clean and sober, working, kind, thoughtful and hopeful now for a better life and future. Thank you for giving my son back to me, healthy, happy and I love him being around now. I was told that San Diego funded him and no one has to pay anything other than "work on themselves" to be a better man amd continue the recovery journey. He still goes by there and talks about it in a good positive way, the relationships he has made with staff and other men he went through there with. He goes to meetings and church now!! My prayers were answered when he went to Lighthouse
12/17/2018
In reading 2 oof the reveiws I can identify the negative and toxic past Lifhthouse peers. as ones that cant figuire out how their criminal past, gang and drug affiliation is in issue ! If you are serious about leaving a life of crime, substance use and embrace a new lifestyle, The Lighthouse will be real, they care about you and your family, and teach you how to respect yourself and others . To making better and healthier life choices, healthier relationships, cognitive restructuring, and utilization of support to be successful...Lighthouse saved me!
12/15/2018
I graduated, continue to give back and off supervision, clean and sober 2 years.. It is the Beacon of Hope if you use the opportunity
09/10/2018
This program is run like a prison. The clients are allowed to smoke all the time. Family is hardly allowed to visit and when they are they are doubted at every turn. If you can afford something better then do so!
06/27/2018
I was not a patient, I was identified as a client. The Light house had no valid treatment for me and others like me. We were lifers, out on parole. And the lighthouse had no lifer parole curriculum. And when we provided them with a valid curriculum ratified by the State system , they rejected it. When I provided them with a valid CGA proposal which was highly effective in the lifer treatment plan, they rejected it. The staff were always making false reports against us, they treated lifers like enemies, they cursed at their clients all day. They treated us like we were still in prison. They searched our rooms like cells. They punished us with cell confinement and lost of phone privileges. They tried to hold us longer purposefully by stopping us from obtaining our SS card, Calif i.d. driver licence, etc.. They held us passed our 6 months stay and would not release, we felt like hostages. They shoved tobacco bought by the LH down clients throats free of charge feeding the addiction.

Accreditation:

State License:

State Licenses are permits issued by government agencies that allow rehab organizations to conduct business legally within a certain geographical area. Typically, the kind of program a rehab facility offers, along with its physical location, determines which licenses are required to operate legally.

State License: California
License Number: 370094AP

CARF:

The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) is a non-profit organization that specifically accredits rehab organizations. Founded in 1966, CARF's, mission is to help service providers like rehab facilities maintain high standards of care.

CARF Accreditation: Yes
Accreditation Number: 271277

SAMHSA:

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is a branch of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Established in 1992 by congress, SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on American's communities.

SAMHSA Listed: Yes

Admissions:

Young Adult Programs
Adult Programs
HIV/AIDS Programs
Smoking Permitted
Beds Available : 98
Programs for Men
Hearing Impaired Programs
Bilingual Therapists

Financials:

State Financial Aid
Payment Assistance
Free

Level of Care:

Inpatient:

Residential treatment programs are those that offer housing and meals in addition to substance abuse treatment. Rehab facilities that offer residential treatment allow patients to focus solely on recovery, in an environment totally separate from their lives. Some rehab centers specialize in short-term residential treatment (a few days to a week or two), while others solely provide treatment on a long-term basis (several weeks to months). Some offer both, and tailor treatment to the patient's individual requirements.

Aftercare Support:

Completing a drug or alcohol rehab program shouldn't spell the end of substance abuse treatment. Aftercare involves making a sustainable plan for recovery, including ongoing support. This can include sober living arrangements like halfway houses, career counseling, and setting a patient up with community programs like Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) or Narcotics Anonymous (NA).

Medically Assisted Detox:

Drug and alcohol addiction often takes a heavy toll on one's body. Over time, a physical dependence can develop, meaning the body physiologically needs the substance to function. Detox is the process of removing drugs and/or alcohol from the body, a process that can be lethal if mismanaged. Medical detox is done by licensed medical professionals who monitor vital signs and keep you safe, healthy, and as comfortable as possible as you go through detox and withdrawal.

12-Step:

12-step programs are addiction recovery models based on Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). A number of substance abuse programs (including some drug and alcohol rehab centers) use the 12 steps as a basis for treatment. Beginning steps involve admitting powerlessness over the addiction and creating a spiritual basis for recovery. Middle steps including making direct amends to those who've been hurt by the addiction, and the final step is to assist others in addiction recovery in the same way. 12-Step offshoots including Narcotics Anonymous (NA), Cocaine Anonymous (CA), Dual Recovery Anonymous (DRA), Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous (SLAA) and Gamblers Anonymous (GA).

Sober Living Homes:

Sober Living Houses (SLHs), aka sober homes or halfway houses, are safe, substance-free, supportive living facilities for those recovering from substance abuse. Ideal for those who've just been through inpatient or outpatient treatment, SLHs are supervised environments with rules that support sobriety, such as curfews, shared chores, and therapeutic meetings. Residents are also often trained on life skills and coping skills to make it easier to transition into society. SLHs also provide a strong sense of community that can lead to the kind of deep and lasting connections with other sober individuals that supports a new, healthy lifestyle.

Outpatient:

Outpatient Programs (OP) are for those seeking mental rehab or drug rehab, but who also stay at home every night. The main difference between outpatient treatment (OP) and intensive outpatient treatment (IOP) lies in the amount of hours the patient spends at the facility. Most of the time an outpatient program is designed for someone who has completed an inpatient stay and is looking to continue their growth in recovery. Outpatient is not meant to be the starting point, it is commonly referred to as aftercare.

Individualized Treatment:

Certain drug and alcohol rehabs have standard treatment regimes they expect all patients to follow. Others offer individualized treatment, meaning they tailor treatment to a person's specific background and needs. For example, a rehab facility may adjust a treatment program to take into account the type of drug or addiction from which the person suffers, their age, medical condition(s), religious beliefs, or lifestyle.

Treatment Focus:

Substance Abuse:

Substance rehabs focus on helping individuals recover from substance abuse, including alcohol and drug addiction (both illegal and prescription drugs). They often include the opportunity to engage in both individual as well as group therapy.

Opioid Addiction:

Opioid rehabs specialize in supporting those recovering from opioid addiction. They treat those suffering from addiction to illegal opioids like heroin, as well as prescription drugs like oxycodone. These centers typically combine both physical as well as mental and emotional support to help stop addiction. Physical support often includes medical detox and subsequent medical support (including medication), and mental support includes in-depth therapy to address the underlying causes of addiction.

Alcoholism:

The goal of treatment for alcoholism is abstinence. Those with poor social support, poor motivation, or psychiatric disorders tend to relapse within a few years of treatment. For these people, success is measured by longer periods of abstinence, reduced use of alcohol, better health, and improved social functioning. Recovery and Maintenance are usually based on 12 step programs and AA meetings.

Therapy Programs:

Family Therapy:

Research clearly demonstrates that recovery is far more successful and sustainable when loved ones like family members participate in rehab and substance abuse treatment. Genetic factors may be at play when it comes to drug and alcohol addiction, as well as mental health issues. Family dynamics often play a critical role in addiction triggers, and if properly educated, family members can be a strong source of support when it comes to rehabilitation.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy:

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a modified form of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), a treatment designed to help people understand and ultimately affect the relationship between their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. DBT is often used for individuals who struggle with self-harm behaviors, such as self-mutilation (cutting) and suicidal thoughts, urges, or attempts. It has been proven clinically effective for those who struggle with out-of-control emotions and mental health illnesses like Borderline Personality Disorder.

Motivational Interviewing:

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a clinical approach to helping people with substance abuse issues and other conditions shift behavior in positive ways. It is more goal-oriented than traditional psychotherapy, as MI counselors directly attempt to get clients to consider making behavioral change (rather than wait for them to come to conclusions themselves). Its primary purpose is to resolve ambivalence and help clients become able to make healthy choices freely.

Individual Therapy:

In individual therapy, a patient meets one-on-one with a trained psychologist or counselor. Therapy is a pivotal part of effective substance abuse treatment, as it often covers root causes of addiction, including challenges faced by the patient in their social, family, and work/school life.

Trauma Therapy:

Trauma therapy addresses traumatic incidents from a client's past that are likely affecting their present-day experience. Trauma is often one of the primary triggers and potential causes of addiction, and can stem from child sexual abuse, domestic violence, having a parent with a mental illness, losing one or both parents at a young age, teenage or adult sexual assault, or any number of other factors. The purpose of trauma therapy is to allow a patient to process trauma and move through and past it, with the help of trained and compassionate mental health professionals.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy:

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a therapy modality that focuses on the relationship between one's thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. It is used to establish and allow for healthy responses to thoughts and feelings (instead of unhealthy responses, like using drugs or alcohol). CBT has been proven effective for recovering addicts of all kinds, and is used to strengthen a patient's own self-awareness and ability to self-regulate. CBT allows individuals to monitor their own emotional state, become more adept at communicating with others, and manage stress without needing to engage in substance abuse.

Group Therapy:

Group therapy is any therapeutic work that happens in a group (not one-on-one). There are a number of different group therapy modalities, including support groups, experiential therapy, psycho-education, and more. Group therapy involves treatment as well as processing interaction between group members.

Rational Behavior Therapy:

Rational Behavior Therapy (RBT) is a form of cognitive behavioral therapy meant to be short-term and comprehensive. It was intended to help clients become more self-sufficent and move forward without the need for expensive, ongoing therapy. It includes an emotional self-help method called “rational self-counseling,” the purpose of which is to give clients all the skills needed to handle future emotional issues by themselves, or with significantly less professional help.

Life Skills:

Life skills trainings involve all the skills a person must have in order to function successfully in the world. These include time management, career guidance, money management, and effective communication. Truly successful addiction recovery is based on the ability to not only live substance-free, but to thrive. Life skills teaches the practical necessities of functioning in society, which sets clients up for success in life, and therefore sobriety.

Couples Therapy:

Whether a marriage or other committed relationship, an intimate partnership is one of the most important aspects of a person's life. Drug and alcohol addiction affects both members of a couple in deep and meaningful ways, as does rehab and recovery. Couples therapy and other couples-focused treatment programs are significant parts of exploring triggers of addiction, as well as learning how to build healthy patterns to support ongoing sobriety.

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Last Updated: 12/26/2018

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