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Addiction Treatment Outpatient Program in Santa Cruz

The Key Addiction Treatment Center is an addiction treatment center based in beautiful Santa Cruz, California, just outside Silicon Valley. Our intensive outpatient programs offer revolutionary, evidence-based recovery techniques combined with holistic approaches for those struggling with alcohol and substance abuse disorders. The Founder, Dr. Singh, provides medical care while clients are immersed in evidence based treatment with devoted addiction specialist practitioners.

At our Santa Cruz IOP, we provide a nurturing atmosphere for up to six people per group – an intimate setting that allows therapists to help you dig deep into the essence of your thoughts and emotions.

Get in touch with Santa Cruz’s leading addiction treatment program and discover how we can help. The Key to happiness starts with recovery…

Stages of Recovery

You may be in one of the following Stages of Recovery and we’ll help you find the right place to start treatment.

We offer:

Call us today to learn more (831) 484-4191

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Offering Treatment in Santa Cruz, CA for…

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It is no secret that dependency on alcohol can have a significant impact on an individual and their family. For alcohol recovery to be successful, life shifts and changes must be made to achieve a long-term sober life.

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Drug Addiction and
Substance Use disorder

Drug addiction comes in many forms. Regardless of who you are and your experience with drugs, we have a vast array of experience with an integrated approach that can help you overcome the downward spiral you may find yourself in.

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Dual Diagnosis

Mental health challenges are often found at the root of substance and alcohol use disorders. Focusing on dual diagnosis (co-occurring disorder) treatment helps tackle addiction at its roots.

How Our Treatment Center Can Help

In our intimate, intensive outpatient program in Santa Cruz, we focus on alcohol and drug programs based on evidence of what works. How we manage our clients depends on their needs. Some of these strategies include:

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Individual Therapy

Recovery is both a group effort and also an individual journey. During your one-on-one therapy, you can privately work through your concerns. You’ll be able to freely discuss and focus on your addiction, your life, your career or any other problems you may have.

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Group Therapy

You will connect with people dealing with similar challenges in a peaceful and welcoming environment with no more than six people in your group. Connectivity and comradery are crucial parts of long-term recovery. Group therapy is great for developing a strong support network.

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Dual Diagnosis

At The Key, we are trained to diagnose underlying mental health disorders that may be contributing to substance abuse problems. Our support with dual diagnosis helps strengthen skills to manage triggers and temptations while providing practical, ongoing support recovery.

Family Therapy is KEY for treatment for addiction

Family Psychoeducation

Addiction can affect your parents, siblings, partner or children. They feel the profound effects of substance and alcohol abuse. Family therapy sessions peel back the onion and repair relationships to rebuild your foundation and social network for long-term success.

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Understanding the science and psychological basis of how we sometimes choose drugs and alcohol can help you gain insight into your addiction. We also help educate you on the basic functions of medications used to treat different mental health disorders.

A recovery center in california focusing on underlying issues of drug and alcohol addiction


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Addiction Treatment FAQ

The first step to your recovery is to get in touch with us. Call us today to get started at 831-484-4191. 

Yes, we take out-of-network insurance and some or all of your costs may be covered depending on your carrier. Give us a call to find out your out of pocket costs and potential insurance coverage.

The IOP treatment centers work by providing regular contact for recovering addicts over a set period of time. These sessions occur daily at a set time, with different treatment options happening according to the individualized treatment plan. 

Recovery is all about finding the resources and evidence-based treatment that work for you, and relapse prevention is part of that. With The Key IOP, you’ll have mechanisms and aftercare available and a caring support system. 

We use evidence-based treatment strategies to form an individualized support program that offers aftercare and additional support.