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32420 Pacific Coast Highway , Malibu- 90265
california , United States  United States
Today (Monday) Open 9:00 AM to 5:00 AM

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Avalon Malibu is a licensed mental health and substance abuse treatment center in Malibu California.Avalon Malibu is a California state licensed residential addiction treatment center dedicated to the treatment of adults experiencing substance use disorders as well as psychiatric and mental health issues.Utilizing a collaborative, inter-disciplinary approach, we offer a place which provides a nurturing and therapeutic environment. Clients are encouraged to participate actively in their recovery.Happiness is a choice of attitude. Resolve to choose gratefulness over regret until joy becomes your default setting. Why not embrace the symptom as a doorway to freedom? The process of healing is one of self-realization, the peeling away of the fears and negativity that obscure the light of your core self.We take all PPO insurance policies. Call to verify your copay today.

Business Operation Hours
Monday 9:00 AM to 5:00 AM
Tuesday 9:00 AM to 5:00 AM
Wednesday 9:00 AM to 5:00 AM
Thursday 9:00 AM to 5:00 AM
Friday 9:00 AM to 5:00 AM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

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Millions of people in America alone live with some form of a mental illness or other mental health issue. These disorders can be found in children and adults and men and women.What is a Mental Health Disorder or Illness,A mental illness is a medical condition that interferes with an individual’s feelings, moods, thinking patterns, relationships with others and ability to function normally day by day. Many individuals that suffer from a mental disorder find it difficult to cope with the ordinary demands and responsibilities in everyday life.

Mental health disorders can range greatly and cover a wide range of issues. Common mental health disorders include: depression, anxiety, eating disorders, obsessive compulsive behaviors and personality disorders.Treatment For Mental Health Disorders,The good news is that treatment is available and recovery is possible. Here at Avalon Malibu we treat a number of mental health disorders and issues. We are one of the only residential treatment centers in California that treats mental health and psychiatric illnesses as the primary diagnosis. We also treat a number of other disorders and addictions – such as substance abuse and addiction, eating disorders and the co-occurring disorders with a dual diagnosis (such as depression and alcohol abuse).Learn More About Our Mental Health Treatment Here

Mental Health and Addiction,Often times a mental health issue goes untreated or is even misdiagnosed. Because of this, many individuals find their own ways to cope with their issues and illnesses, often times “self-medicating” with drugs and/or alcohol. Some individuals are provided with a prescription drug to help with their illness, but they don’t always take the medicine as prescribed and end up abusing the drug which can lead to addiction and other problems.

In order for an individual to fully recover and go on to live a happy life, we must treat the underlying issues that lead to the bigger problems. Generally this starts with the treatment of the mental health illness and leads to treatment for other issues, such as drug and alcohol abuse.

Your chances of successful recovery start with Avalon Malibu, a mental health and substance abuse rehab center located on oceanfront property in Malibu California. We emphasis on hospitality, all of our staff has extensive training in hospitality – assisting clients in getting their needs met. We also believe in unconditional positive regard – meet the client where they are, not where we may think they should be.Drug rehab centers like Avalon Malibu give you a chance at full recovery. During your recovery process you will learn how to develop long term healthy relationships, life skills, and live free of drugs and alcohol. Our experience with addiction runs staff deep many of our counselors at Avalon Malibu are recovering addicts themselves. They comprehend what it takes to live a full filling life of focus, clarity, discipline, and true happiness. The counselor’s knowledge will supply guidance, structure, and courage during your recovery treatment.

“Recognizing that traditional approaches to drug and alcohol problems are not very effective, mental health clinicians have been engaged in a search of better treatment strategies for people with these problems.” (Marlatt 2006, Marlett Topert 2009)

Avalon Malibu has developed and refined evidence based scientifically validated protocol that is unique, powerful, and practical, an approach that is the shared philosophy of the entire Avalon team.The Avalon Malibu Advantage,“Unless we approach the treatment of these disorders in a healing way, addressing the issue simultaneously and from the perspective that they occur with a social, emotional and behavioral context, taking in the connection between the mind, body, and spirit, our successes will continue to be too little, too little, too late”, says Avalon Clinical Director, Theresa Chesnut, MS.

At Avalon Malibu, our Substance Abuse Treatment Center offers a healthful and positive life changing experience. Avalon Malibu’s sanctuary model is a forward thinking approach to addiction and psychiatric treatment. We are committed to helping our clients impart new ways of living through progressive treatments that help expose and release old ways of behavior.

Avalon Malibu has two residential treatment houses one being the Cottage House where our substance abuse treatment program takes place. The Cottage House is licensed under the California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs, (ADP) to treat substance use and abuse disorders along with co-occurring behavioral health issues. The program is also licensed to treat adults in an inpatient setting in what is considered to be a ‘sub-acute medically supervised detoxification.’Avalon Malibu offers comprehensive substance abuse treatment programs. Our team of dedicated professionals are trained extensively to accommodate and aid in the recovery of our substance abuse clients. Our residential Substance Abuse Treatment offers specific protocols from Inpatient Psych, and Detoxification, to Residential Treatment, Partial Hospitalization (day treatment), Intensive Outpatient Programs and Outpatient Psychotherapy with Medication Management. Our emphasis is on integrating mind, body and spirit with evidenced based therapeutic processes using expressive arts as a critical medium for change.

At Avalon Malibu our emphasis is on integrating mind, body and spirit with evidenced based therapeutic processes. We combine 12 step approaches with group and individual psychotherapy. Avalon Malibu offers therapeutic interventions founded on evidenced based principles of mindfulness, present time awareness, acceptance, investigation and change. The principals of our educational and therapeutic model are formed using Motivational Enhancement Therapy combined with Cognitive behavioral therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapies.

Avalon Malibu offers couples and family therapy aimed at helping clients resolve conflicts, strengthen healthy bonds, and forge positive relationship dynamics. Addiction not only challenges the addict. Its impact challenges the family, friends, co-workers and loved ones. Our psychologists help facilitate the healing process between the addict and their family. Releasing the shame and blame that often accompany the addict in moving towards understanding, forgiveness and compassion are key to establishing healthy relationships within the family system. Family therapy is an important and integral part of the therapeutic process at Avalon Malibu.

At Avalon Malibu, every client who comes to our residential Cottage House for recovery also participates in one on one psychotherapy and counseling, along with group therapies, and marriage and family therapy when needed. Avalon Malibu also provides extensive aftercare planning and counseling with a goal to improve retention in treatment, in order to reduce behaviors such as unemployment, family discourse, and self-harmful behaviors. We assist each client with gaining greater insight into the meaning of life, where the pain of the past becomes a stepping stone to a future built on choice, rather than compulsion.

Useful for managing stress, depression, anxiety and trauma, mindfulness meditation enhances scientifically proven treatment. Mindful meditation allows clients to increase awareness of stressors, emotions and thought patterns. Practicing this insight, clients can achieve acceptance and experience deep conscious awareness, in conjunction with adjunct therapies.

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Avalon Malibu is one of a very few residential treatment programs in California licensed and certified specifically for the treatment of psychiatric illnesses as a primary diagnosis.Mental Health treatment at Avalon Malibu is the precise integration of mind, body and spirit into a realistic plan for long term recovery from problems associated with substance use disorders, psychiatric disorders, binge eating disorders and the co-occurring psychological problems that often accompany them.

Avalon Malibu is a place where respect, compassion, kindness and hospitality are extended to all who seek health and healing. At Avalon Malibu, the individual can embrace time away from their overwhelming life and daily triggers to reframe challenges and find introspection for their life. We incorporate a “Sanctuary Model” of treatment where the family process is equally important to assess and involve when necessary.

Avalon Malibu is licensed by the State Department of Health Services to treat psychiatric patients in our Residential Treatment Facility. Avalon Malibu has a separate house we call,“The Grand House”, is licensed under the strict rules set forth by The California Department of Social Services (DSS) and certified by the Department of Mental Health (DMH) and The Department of Health Services. (DHS) The Grand House is devoted to treating Axis I, psychiatric illnesses. This non-hospital-like, sanctuary setting, offers individualized care, in a beautiful ocean-front, tranquil, caring and nurturing environment.

Our staff is highly trained in making accurate diagnosis, in order to best serve each client individual needs. This may include getting them on the correct medications and dosage, while obtaining intensive daily psychotherapy and medication management in order to resolve life-long issues.

Mental Health Treatment At Avalon Malibu,Our treatment plan consists of treating the underlying lifelong unresolved Mental Health issues that most often maintain and perpetuate a disorder. There is a strong focus on relational, attachment and family issues. We specialize in co-occurring psychiatric issues such as social anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Avalon Malibu contracts with four Board Certified Physicians specializing in Psychiatry, Internal Medicine, Addictionology, Neurology, and other certified specialists in Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, Neurofeedback and Holistic approaches to medicine. Our psychiatrists work with underlying psychiatric disorders.Mental health describes a level of psychological well-being. The goal of Avalon Malibu Programs is not to simply control the symptoms, but to guide our clients along a path of long-term recovery that may require years to fully accomplish.

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