ABOUT CALIFORNIA HIGHLANDS VISTAS
California Highlands Vistas, located in Fallbrook, Calif., offers residential treatment to adults struggling with substance use disorder. The rehab also provides medical detox, which is a service offered by 15.8 percent of non-hospital residential facilities in California. California Highlands has a second facility located in Banning, California.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
All clients are assessed upon admission to determine the appropriate level of care. California Highlands is among the 33.6 percent of non-hospital treatment facilities in the state to provide long-term treatment that lasts longer than 30 days — residential programs typically last between 30 to 60 days.
The facility’s treatment program uses a range of evidence-based of treatment methods, including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), motivational interviewing (MI), and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) the latter of which is offered by 50.3 percent of treatment facilities in California.
Throughout treatment, clients receive individual and group therapy, as well as relapse prevention training and aftercare planning. The facility also offers equine therapy and frequent hiking opportunities. Families are able to participate in the treatment program through regular family therapy sessions.
The treatment team is headed by a medical director who is triple board-certified in psychiatry, addiction medicine, and family medicine.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
The rehab is located in northern San Diego County on a 2.5-acre property. Photos on the facility’s website indicated a large, stately home with a large kitchen, elegant living room, an outdoor patio, a library with a piano and pool table, and an in-ground pool.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
Of the three former clients polled by Rehabs.com to date, two left positive feedback while one left negative feedback. The two satisfied alumni praised the facility for its caring staff and comprehensive program. "It’s incredibly beautiful, the staff is superior. The environment is exactly what you need to focus on you," J.S. wrote in a review representative of positive feedback.
C.I., the one negative reviewer, noted that while the grounds and amenities were nice, "this facility violates their first rule of standards: DIGNITY. It seems top management feels it is appropriate to bully, shame and humiliate."
California Highlands in Fallbrook received three five-star ratings on Google. All three reviewers praised the facility for its effective treatment, comfortable accommodations, and intimate treatment environment. "I felt that in the small setting ( 6 people ) I received the help I needed. Awesome staff,great teachers and conveyors," Lonnie wrote in a representative review.
There is currently no information provided by California Highlands Vistas regarding its costs. However, the facility accepts insurance and offers payment plans to clients who do not have health insurance.