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Beacon House

468 Pine Avenue, Pacific Grove, California, 93950
Beacon House provides an extensive range of inpatient, outpatient, and residential treatment services for chemically-dependent individuals struggling with drug or alcohol abuse. Using a whole-person approach to recovery, Beacon House offers a selection of experiential programs for holistic recovery, featuring activities such as birding, equine therapy, and golf. Primary residential care consists of treatment options such as individual and group counseling, addiction education, medication management, case management, and continuing care services.

Facility Highlights

  • Discharge Planning
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Addiction Education


  • Medical Detoxification

    Drugs and alcohol have widespread effects throughout your body, including but not limited to the addiction and/or physical/psychological dependence that develops with substance abuse over time. Many organ systems are affected by addiction and will react to withdrawal. The term “medical detoxification” means that there is a trained and licensed medical professional onsite to monitor your vital signs and protect your physical and emotional health as your body goes through withdrawal.
  • Individualized Treatment

    Some facilities have an addiction treatment protocol that all patients or clients are expected to follow, while others customize or individualize treatment based on a person’s unique needs and circumstances. Factors that may affect treatment decisions include age, lifestyle, medical conditions, type of drug, religious beliefs, etc.

Facility Settings

  • Beach Community

Meet the Staff

  • Lee Larimer, PhD, FICPP
    Lee Larimer, PhD, FICPPDirector of Clinical Services
    Dr. Larimer provides individual and group treatment, as well as comprehensive diagnostic services. He has over 40 years of experience helping others including extensive addiction treatment experience in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings. He has expertise in the primary treatment of addiction disorders, as well as relapse prevention and co-occurring disorders.
  • Lee Goldman, MD
    Lee Goldman, MDConsultant / Addictionologist
    Dr. Goldman has been actively involved in the addiction community since 1980, when he accepted the position of Medical Director for the Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula (CHOMP) Recovery Center. He brings over 30 years of expertise in family practice, addiction treatment and emergency medicine.

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Patient Reviews

Overall Ratings
  • 4.0
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  • 4.3
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  • 3.6
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They help me out with my problems.
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Good overall.
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As one past reviewer stated, NOT a 2:1 staff to patient ratio. The house was at capacity of 22 patients, which would mean 44 staff members. Maybe the grounds keepers, etc were counted? My husband had a psych eval, but the results were only used for insurance authorization, not for treatment purposes. Our insurance stepped down care to outpatient after only 1 week leaving us to pay $150 a day for glorified AA meetings & extracurricular activities. Basically Summer camp for addicts. So incredibly disappointed. We were expecting so much more.
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They were well furnished so that I didn't feel like I was in a hospital. I hated the food, but I am really picky... but ugh. I was forced to go and I am not going to stop smoking week; so in my opinion, this place is stupid.
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The facility was clean but it had a weird aroma. They had an amazing gym and the staff was very friendly.