Crisis Stabilization & Mental Health Treatment

San Juan Capistrano

33522 Avenida Calita, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675




Alter Behavioral Health San Juan Capistrano is a crisis stabilization facility offered as an alternative to inpatient hospitalization. Facility has psychiatrists, registered nurses and mental health crisis counselors for individuals experiencing a mental health crisis.

What We Treat



Disrupted Sleep

Bipolar Disorder


Suicide Ideation

Borderline Personality Disorder

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactive Disorder

Treatment Modalities

Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

Solution Focused Therapy (SFT)

Motivational Interviewing (MI)

Psychoeducational and process groups

Comprehensive Services

Medication Management

Whole-Person Wellness

Recovery and Safety Planning

Referral for Ongoing Services

Family & Community Support

What clients are saying​

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Frequently Asked Questions

There is a two-step process. First, one of our representatives will take down your basic demographic information and complete a brief pre-screening assessment. Then the assessment is reviewed by the clinical team to ensure that we are the best fit to meet the individuals needs
Alter Behavioral Health can accept most health insurance plans and will work closely with your insurance company to secure insurance coverage for your treatment program. Our staff will manage and coordinate every aspect of your admission to the facility. We want to take as much stress out of this already stressful situation for you. We will determine your exact insurance coverage and eligibility, will bill your insurance company, and find out what, if any, out-of-pocket expenses (such as co-pays or deductibles) will be needed. You have insurance for a reason, we want it to cover as much of your stay in treatment as possible.
Alter Behavioral Health is accredited through the Joint Commission and is licensed by the Department of Healthcare Services in California and the Department of Social Services.
Yes! Please call or send us an email for more information.
Alter Behavioral Health Program is co-ed, but we do offer gender specific rooms upon request.
At Alter Behavioral Health we are more than happy to discuss couples treatment and therapy options. Our clinical team will decide the best programming options for you and your loved ones.

Accredited, Certified & Trusted​

Department of Social Services​

The DSS license ensures that agencies and programs meet established standards of care and operation, guaranteeing compliance with regulations to safeguard the well-being and safety of individuals receiving 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.​

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.


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