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AKUA Mind & Body

20271 Southwest Birch St Suite 200, Newport Beach, California, 92660
At Akua Mind & Body, we combine treatment programs for the mind, body, and spirit into a holistic therapeutic method in beautiful Southern California. Blending clinical excellence with a healing and rejuvenating holistic environment, we have created treatment programs fusing the latest advances in addiction medicine with eastern traditions. Our integrative approach combines physical, psychological, spiritual, and science-based approaches to achieve not only detoxification and intensive treatment, but a solid foundation for healing and recovery. Our goal is for you to emerge from your stay at our high-end treatment facilities in Orange County with the tools you need to confront drug and alcohol dependency.

Facility Highlights

  • Music and Harp Therapy
  • Nutritionist
  • Physical Activity


  • Expert Staff

    Our expert staff offers compassionate care with clinical sophistication. Even after a client’s treatment and time at Akua has ended, our staff continues to offer support in his or her journey to health and sobriety.
  • 24-hour Clinical Care

    24-hour clinical care and a safe, secure, gender-specific environment create ultimate safety. At Akua Mind & Body, we pay special attention to client’s needs and aim to make detoxification and treatment a rejuvenating experience.

Facility Settings

  • Residential Neighborhood

Meet the Staff

  • Lauren Cabaldon
    Lauren CabaldonClinical Director
    B.A. from University of California, San Diego and her M.A. in Counseling Psychology at Pacifica Graduate Institute. She has experience working in the recovery field as well as the field of education. She utilizes a holistic, psychodynamic approach which integrates humanistic therapy and family systems in her work with Akua men and women
  • Stephen Mercurio
    Stephen MercurioCOO
    BA in Education and is a Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor. His experience in treatment includes serving as Administrator, Program Director, Director of Academic Development, and Case Manager. Stephen is passionate about educating recovering individuals about addiction and helping them begin their road to recovery.

Financial Details

  • We work with treatment lenders, and we offer payment plans. Terms apply

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