Drug & Alcohol Rehabs in
Ventura, CA

 Ventura California Drug Alcohol Rehab
Coastal Ventura, California, is known for its beautiful beaches and near-perfect weather year-round. However, from 2019 to 2021, Ventura County saw a 110% increase in overdose deaths.1 To help prevent such fatalities, the state has several substance misuse-related laws, including a 911 Good Samaritan law.2,3 There are also options for accessing potentially life-saving alcohol or drug rehab in Ventura. The city is home to roughly a dozen treatment centers, most of which take private health insurance, Medicare, or Medi-Cal. Some local facilities even offer highly discounted or free treatment and therapy services to individuals with limited or no financial resources.

Find Rehab Centers in Ventura

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Changing Tides Treatment Centers CA 93003 Changing Tides Treatment Centers

2021 Sperry Avenue
Ventura, CA 93003

844-883-3869 Detox Outpatient Inpatient Private
Ventura Clinic Adult Mental Health Services CA 93003 Ventura Clinic Adult Mental Health Services

4258 Telegraph Road
Ventura, CA 93003

805-477-5700 Outpatient Medicaid Private
Hillmont Psychiatric Center CA 93003 Hillmont Psychiatric Center

200 Hillmont Avenue
Ventura, CA 93003

805-652-6729 Outpatient Inpatient Private Medicaid
Ventura Center Substance Use Services CA 93003 Ventura Center Substance Use Services

5850 Thille Street
Ventura, CA 93003

805-652-6919 Outpatient Medicaid Private
Khepera House Detox Services

125 A West Harrison Street
Ventura, CA 93001

805-648-2652 Inpatient Free
Genesis Programs CA 93003 Genesis Programs

1732 Palma Drive
Ventura, CA 93003

805-650-3094 Outpatient Private
Berkeley Dains Intervention and Consulting CA 93003 Berkeley Dains Intervention and Consulting

2021 Sperry Avenue
Ventura, CA 93003

805-506-1541 Inpatient Detox N/A
Ventura Teen Challenge

P.O. Box 1064
Ventura, CA 93002

805-648-3295 Inpatient N/A
Anka Ventura Crisis Residential Treatment

350 Hillmont Avenue
Ventura, CA 93003

805-233-7750 Inpatient N/A
Genesis Programs

1732 Palma Drive
Ventura, CA 93003

805-650-3094 Outpatient Private
Action Family Counseling Ventura CA 93003 Action Family Counseling Ventura

5850 Thille Street
Ventura, CA 93003

800-367-8336 Outpatient Detox Private
Western Pacific Med Corporation CA 93001 Western Pacific Med Corporation

955 East Thompson Boulevard
Ventura, CA 93001

805-641-9100 Outpatient Detox Medicaid Private
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Alcohol and Drug Use Statistics in Ventura, California

Recent alcohol and drug use statistics for the city of Ventura and Ventura County as a whole include:1, 4, 5, 6

How to Pay for Alcohol and Drug Rehab in Ventura, California

Most Ventura alcohol rehabs and drug rehabs accept multiple forms of payment, including private and public health insurance. Several facilities also offer discounted and even free treatment programs to qualifying individuals.

Free Addiction Treatment Options in Ventura

If you’re ready to enroll in a short-term or long-term addiction treatment program but lack the means to pay for rehab, you can still get help. The following types of Ventura drug rehab centers may be able to serve you regardless of your ability to pay:

Government-funded treatment centers: These rehab facilities get funding from state and federal sources. That funding allows them to provide significantly discounted or free treatment services for California residents with limited or no financial resources.

Methadone clinics: These facilities provide medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for people with opioid-use disorders. Many receive government funding and grants to provide low-cost and free treatment to those in need, including persons experiencing homelessness.

Sliding scale rehab facilities: These treatment centers use a variable fee scale that bases each patient’s treatment costs on their income. The lower a person’s annual household income is, the less their rehab program will ultimately cost.

Some of your options for low-cost or free drug rehab in Ventura include:7

Paying for Treatment With Private Insurance

If you have a private Marketplace plan or an employer group plan, your insurance can help you pay for treatment at various Ventura drug rehabs and alcohol rehabs.

Keep in mind that each plan’s coverage details, stipulations, and provider network vary, so if you’re unfamiliar with your benefits, call your insurer to get a full breakdown. You can also ask for a list of local treatment centers that are in network with your plan.

Alternatively, you can search online for “alcohol rehabs,” or “drug rehabs,” and then call local facilities to verify your insurance coverage.

Using Medicaid to Pay for Rehab

California Medicaid (Medi-Cal) covers several substance misuse treatment services, including:8

If you’re currently a beneficiary, you can use your insurance to pay for treatment at seven rehab facilities located in Ventura and within 10 miles of the city.7 If you need health insurance, you may be eligible for Medi-Cal if you have a low income, live with certain disabilities, or are pregnant.9

Paying for Rehab With Medicare

Medicare provides insurance plans for people who are 65 years of age and older and some younger individuals who live with chronic disabilities.10 If you’re a Medicare beneficiary, your insurance can help you pay for various medically necessary addiction treatment services, including:11

To get coverage, your treatment program must be recommended by a licensed health care provider and enroll in a Medicare-approved rehab facility. Within 10 miles of Ventura, you’ll find at least five rehab centers that accept Medicare plans.7

Traveling to Ventura for Rehab: Getting Around, Lodging, and Things to Do

ventura californiaIf you’d like to visit a family member who’s in long-term drug or alcohol rehab in Ventura or are interested in traveling to the city for treatment, you’ll have no problem getting around. Ventura has plenty of transportation, lodging, and entertainment opportunities to suit virtually any need or taste.

Airports Near Ventura

Oxnard Airport is about 11 miles south of Ventura but only offers flights from four airlines. Santa Barbara Airport is roughly 37 miles north of Ventura and Los Angeles International Airport is 70 miles south of the city.

Driving to Ventura

U.S. Route 101, which runs along the Pacific Coast from Washington State to Los Angeles, passes directly through Ventura. State Route 126 also travels through the city and provides a direct route to Interstate 5, which is located approximately 45 miles west.

Lodging in Ventura

Within the city of Ventura, you’ll find several 2-, 3-, and 4-star hotels, many of which are situated within walking distance of the beach. You can also find dozens of other lodging options within 10 to 15 miles of the city.

Public Transit and Walkability

Most parts of Ventura (the city, not the county) are walkable and bikeable, so you shouldn’t have a problem getting around on foot. The city also has various public transportation options, including:12

Local Attractions

Ventura is known for its beaches, Ventura Pier, and Surfer’s Point.13 The city also boasts two award-winning golf courses and dozens of public parks where you can enjoy Southern California’s year-round gorgeous weather.14, 15 Other local attractions worth visiting include the Museum of Ventura County, Mission Basilica San Buenaventura, and the nearby Channel Islands National Park.

If you’d like assistance verifying your insurance or exploring your many options for alcohol or drug rehab in Ventura, we’re here for you. Call us day or night at 800-926-9037 (Info iconWho Answers?) to connect with a treatment support specialist who can help you find recovery programs suited to your needs.


  1. Ventura County Opioid Abuse Suppression Taskforce. (n.d.). Addressing the Opioid Crisis in Ventura County.
  2. California Department of Public Health. (2018, June 18). Naloxone Standing Order Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).
  3. California Legislative Information. (2022). Senate Bill No. 349 Bill Text.
  4. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics. CDC Wonder Online Database. (2021). Underlying Cause of Death, 1999-2020 Results, Deaths occurring through 2020.
  5. Ventura County Community Health Improvement Collaborative. (2022). Community Health Needs Assessment 2022.
  6. Ventura County Public Health, Health Matters in Ventura County. (n.d.). Substance Abuse, Health / Alcohol & Drug Use.
  7. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (n.d.). FindTreatment.gov.
  8. California Department of Health Care Services. (2022). Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System (DMC-ODS) Beneficiary Handbook.
  9. Benefits.gov. (n.d.). California Medicaid.
  10. U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. (2014, September 11). Who is eligible for Medicare?
  11. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. (2016). Medicare Coverage of Substance Abuse Services.
  12. City of Ventura. (n.d.). Public Transit.
  13. City of Ventura. (n.d.). City Beaches.
  14. City of Ventura. (n.d.). City Golf Courses.
  15. City of Ventura. (n.d.). City Parks & Facilities Map.