Alter Behavioral Health - Dana Point

33861 Granada Drive, Dana Point, CA 92629

Dana Point Residential Mental Health

Choosing the right mental health treatment can be a critical, life-changing decision when you or a loved one is in distress. The moment you step into our residential treatment center, you’re welcomed with open arms to begin a journey towards healing and wellness.

Alter stands out from other mental health and addiction treatment  facilities by focusing not just on the individual in treatment but also on their family. Starting from the third week, we provide family or couples therapy and welcome family visits to promote a lasting recovery.

Receive compassionate care for addiction, depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, PTSD, and more in a relaxing environment. Benefit from treatment by top industry clinicians at our premier mental health facility in Dana Point.




  • Inpatient Mental Health Care
  • 24-Hour Care
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Primary Mental Health
  • Personalized Treatment


  • Treatment up to 45 days

Call or chat 24/7 for room availability

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Exclusive Amenities

Find the support you deserve to truly heal from mental illness

Facing a mental health crisis should never be a source of shame. You deserve personalized care to achieve a healthy life.  At Alter, our patients who have undergone evidence-based treatment and holistic care experienced a 94% improvement in well-being.

Our top-tier staff is dedicated to assisting you with a comprehensive psychiatric evaluation and developing a personalized treatment plan that considers your holistic well-being—encompassing body, mind, and spirit—for genuine wellness.


If you or someone close to you needs support, remember we’re here for you. You can call or chat with us anytime, 24/7, to find out about room availability. Our admissions specialists are always ready to help.

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Where We’re Located

Dana Point Rehab is located at 33861 Granada Drive, Dana Point, CA 92629.


Call to schedule a free, no-obligation walkthrough of the facility and meet some of the staff.


Holistic Mental Health and Dual Diagnosis Services

At Alter, we recognize that genuine mental wellness is achieved by supporting the individual holistically. So, we’ve taken a unique approach by crafting personalized treatment plans that do more than just address diagnoses but also look into what makes each person special, considering their interests, experiences, and relationships, to ensure every step of their journey is as unique as they are.

Conditions Treated

  • Anxiety
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Autism Co-Occurring Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Depression
  • Disrupted Sleep
  • PTSD
  • Schizophrenia
  • Suicidal Ideation

Primary Treatment Modalities

  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Motivational Interviewing (MI)
  • Psychoeducational and process groups
  • Solution Focused Therapy (SFT)

Medical Care

  • 24/7 Client Monitoring
  • Family and Couples Therapy
  • Groups and Individual Support
  • Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)
  • Once-a-Week Case Management
  • Psychiatric – MD, Nurse Practitioner
  • Twice-Weekly Therapy

Holistic Healing Modalities

  • Art Therapy
  • Breathwork
  • Meditation
  • Sound Bath
  • Yoga

Small Group Treatment

  • Cooking Groups
  • Life Skills Groups
  • Nutrition Education
  • Onsite Personal Trainer Twice Weekly
  • Weekly Gym Time


Chosen by the clients as a group

  • Art Days
  • Beach Days
  • Disney
  • Whale Watching

Frequently Asked Questions

We follow a two-step process. First, a friendly representative will collect your basic information and conduct a quick pre-screening. Next, our clinical team will review this to make sure we’re the right fit for your needs.

Yes, we’re accredited by the Joint Commission and hold licenses from the California Department of Healthcare Services and the Department of Social Services.

Yes, we’re happy to talk about treatment and therapy options for couples. Our clinical team will determine the best options for you and your loved ones.

While our programs are co-ed, we can offer gender-specific rooms upon request.

Yes, Alter Behavioral Health accepts most health insurance plans. We’ll work directly with your insurance company to secure coverage for your treatment. Our team will handle all details of your admission, aiming to reduce your stress in this challenging time.


After determining your exact insurance coverage and eligibility, we’ll bill your insurance company to find out any out-of-pocket costs you might have, like copays or deductibles. Insurance is there to help cover costs, and we’ll do our best to make sure you get the most out of it for your treatment.

Yes we do. Contact us for more information about our financial aid options.

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Joint Commission​

Joint Commission Accreditation is a prestigious recognition awarded to healthcare organizations meeting stringent quality and safety standards in patient care. It signifies adherence to rigorous guidelines, ensuring the delivery of high-quality, safe, and effective healthcare services.

Department of Health Care Services​

The DHCS certification is an official recognition granted to healthcare facilities or programs that meet specific standards and criteria ensuring quality and compliance with regulations in delivering healthcare services.​


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