The Admissions Process

The moment you contact J House Recovery Center, you are taking steps to change your life. The admissions process is really very simple at J House. Reaching out for help can easily feel overwhelming, especially when you are in the throes of active drug and alcohol addiction.
At J House Recovery, we understand that when an individual gets to the point that they are willing to reach out and ask for help that he needs to talk to someone who can direct them towards the necessary steps towards getting into rehab and what the process will be as quickly and as smoothly as possible. The J House admissions team is staffed with registered and certified professionals to help guide you through the admissions process and answer any questions you may have.

Step 1: Contact Us

An admissions counselor will work with you over the phone or via email to complete any preadmissions assessments necessary to determine the appropriate level of care needed to get the best possible treatment outcome. The counselor will conduct a pre admissions assessment which takes anywhere from 15 to 30 minutes, questions consist of medical history, drug use history, patterns of substance use, drug of choices etc. They will ask about any mental health diagnoses or issues such as PTSD, bipolar disorder, anxiety, depression, things of that nature.

Step 2: Verify Insurance Benefits and Cost of Treatment

Once it has been determined what program will fit you best- the admissions counselor will collect any insurance information (during the initial phone assessment), and quickly verify your coverage and insurance benefits. They will walk you through what your out of pocket costs and payment options will be. All information you submit is 100% confidential.

Step 3: Travel Arrangements and Arrival

Your Admissions Counselor stays in contact with you and your loved ones throughout this entire process to ensure that your admission and admissions preparation runs as smoothly as possible. Upon your arrival, your Admissions Counselor will greet you and will walk you through beginning to end of the intake process.

A Snapshot of Daily Life

Daily life at J House (residential) is designed to provide a balance of learning, introspection, processing, community, life skills development, and FUN. This mix will give you the opportunity to not simply feel better, but to discover yourself and truly learn to live free in recovery. Components of a standard day include:

• Three meals per day alongside your peers in the community
• Educational classes on the disease of addiction and how to combat it
• Individual and family counseling (once per week)
• Group counseling to heighten insight and strengthen recovery
• Life-skills development and mentorship
• 24/7 staff support and supervision
• Random toxicology screening for accountability
• Fitness and recreation
• Weekly offsite activities
• Daily 12 step meeting participation
• Ongoing medication management and access to medical providers as needed

Most Insurance Accepted

What to Bring to Rehab

During your stay at J House, you will want items on hand to help you feel at home to be able to comfortably participate in a variety of activities. General guidance is offered below to assist you in packing for your stay regarding what to bring to rehab at our California treatment center.
Please note that your personal belongings will be searched upon arrival to ensure the safety of our community. Personal items deemed inappropriate will be sent home with an accompanying loved one or will be stored and returned to you at discharge. Please do not hesitate to contact us prior to your arrival with any questions regarding what to bring to treatment.

The Basics:
• Comfortable clothing and shoes for about a week (a maximum of two suitcases). Onsite laundry facilities and supplies are available.
• Personal hygiene products that DO NOT contain alcohol
• Photo ID (driver’s license or passport)
• Medical insurance cards
• Current medications (must be in original bottle with original label)

• Family photos
• Journaling materials
• Music and music devices (devices may not have access to the internet)
• Stamps and envelopes
• Books
• Electric razor

Items NOT to Bring:
• Inappropriate or pornographic material or devices
• Clothing that depicts use, sales, promotion, or advertising of alcohol, drugs, or paraphernalia.
• Weapons or any kind including pocket knives
• Any intoxicants including drugs, alcohol, or non-approved medication
• Valuable items should be left at home

A Note on Smoking:
Nicotine addiction is a life-threatening disorder, with a vast array of dangers and negative impacts on both the user and those around them. If you are currently a smoker, it is our sincere hope that you will allow us to help you quit while at J House. Smoking cessation education, aids, and support will be provided. If you are a smoker and are unsure if you will be choosing to quit while with us, please bring your own cigarettes and/or vaping supplies.

Paying for Treatment

Affordable Addiction Treatment

Paying cash for substance abuse treatment can be overwhelming and all too expensive sometimes for anyone to even consider. Luckily at J House, we offer affordable treatment options that can allow you or your loved one to get the help they need without the fear of the price. There are a few different ways to cover the cost of treatment, including if you have health insurance benefits.

Common methods of payment for J House are paying up front with cash, cash pay on a sliding scale, private financing for treatment, credit card payments, insurance coverage, and sometimes even scholarships, if available.

Using Insurance for J House

When you need help figuring out if your insurance policy covers addiction treatment, contacting your health insurance provider is always a good idea. Health Insurance plans vary in what they will and won’t cover at treatment facilities. The amount of coverage and the amount that you may pay out of pocket depends on many different factors.

Insurance policies can be confusing. Eliminate the guesswork by contacting your insurance provider or you can even contact J House and we can check the covered benefits for you. J House accepts many insurance major insurance policies as in-network, meaning higher coverage and lower out of pocket expenses for the individual seeking treatment.

J House also has a considerably more affordable price than many other high-end treatment centers in the Orange County/Southern California area. Payment options vary from cash pay, sliding scale fees to in network insurance policies, covering at 100%.