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Action Family Counseling provides access to multidisciplinary treatment teams and a full continuum of outpatient addiction treatment programs across several different California locations. The Bakersfield location offers outpatient treatment programs to both adults and adolescents. This specific program requires clients to participate in three group sessions each week, all of which are three hours long, one family program, and individual counseling each week. The combination of these services is flexible, allowing clients to participate in a schedule that best fits their lifestyle. Action Family Counseling doesn’t believe that clients should ever have to choose between sobriety and outside responsibilities. This substance abuse recovery program does also offer programs specific to members of the LGBTQ+ community.


Levels of Care
IOP, Outpatient

Editorial Note
Action Family Counseling has fewer than 10 reviews on Google, none of which were left within the past 4 years. Though the reviews are positive, we chose to include them in this list based on their accreditation.


Jasons Retreat

Bakersfield, California

Jasons Retreat

Bakersfield, California

Jason’s Retreat is part of the Bakersfield Recovery Services network of rehabilitation centers. This specific location provides inpatient care to adult men who suffer from any form of drug abuse, alcohol addiction, and possible co-occurring mental health problems. All of these programs combine 12-step philosophies with evidence-based care to ensure that clients build a foundation that their sobriety can rest on. Clients will live in a two-story house, sharing spaces with one another and developing life skills together. Some of the specific substance abuse treatment options include individual therapy, group therapy, relapse prevention training, addiction education, anger management classes, Seeking Safety groups, and vocational training. Jasons Retreat does not accept health insurance, but clients can work with their admissions team to find a payment plan that works for them.


Levels of Care
Residential Treatment

Editorial Note
Though Jasons Retreat is not an accredited addiction treatment center, we chose to include them in this list because of their Google reviews and access to gender-specific treatment services for men in the Bakersfield area.


The Bakersfield American Indian Health Project is a community-based organization that works to increase access to culturally-inclusive healthcare services throughout the American Indian community. When it comes specifically to behavioral healthcare and treatment for chemical dependency, this treatment facility offers various forms of outpatient counseling services in order to treat individuals within the state of California that require care specific to their Native American heritage. Each treatment plan is meant to address the specific needs of the individual in a schedule that fits into their lifestyle. Services include individual therapy, group counseling, trauma therapy, anger management classes, Wellbriety, and more. The goal is to make services available while preventing further use of substances. Because this program offers a variety of other services, clients may also have access to case management, medication management, and nutritional guidance.


Levels of Care
Outpatient

Editorial Note
This is another Bakersfield recovery center that is not accredited but that has positive reviews on Google left by former clients. We had to drop certain requirements for this particular city but still chose programs that are credible.


Community Service Organization

Bakersfield, California

Community Service Organization

Bakersfield, California

The main goal of programs through Community Service Organization is to address the negative effects of substance abuse throughout the Bakersfield area with particular emphasis on the needs of individuals in the Hispanic community. All of their programs are totally individualized to the specific client, combining various treatment approaches that address the entire person as a whole. The beginning of this process starts with a comprehensive assessment that helps both the client and their clinician determine which services will be most effective. Services may include the Matrix Model, group therapy, Seeking Safety classes, domestic violence treatment, relapse prevention education, and interventions.


Levels of Care
Outpatient

Editorial Note
This facility is not accredited, but it does have positive reviews on Google that offer some confidence in their programs.


American Health Services in Bakersfield is a medication-assisted treatment facility that provides narcotic replacement therapies through the use of Suboxone. This medication minimizes the threat of withdrawal and helps clients commit to their rehab program with increased motivation for change. Clients will also participate in various counseling services that help address underlying conditions or concerns while improving specific life skills and coping mechanisms that can help clients maintain long-term sobriety. Clients will also be provided with supportive aftercare services that ensure each individual is provided with long-term support, especially during crisis situations.


Levels of Care
MAT, Outpatient

Editorial Note
As another unaccredited facility in Bakersfield, we had to look at American Health Services based on their Google reviews and other factors that help us make decisions based on which drug and alcohol rehab centers are most credible in the area.


Aegis Treatment Centers – 21st Street

Bakersfield, California

Aegis Treatment Centers – 21st Street

Bakersfield, California

As part of the Pinnacle Treatment Centers network, Aegis Treatment Centers is a medication-assisted treatment facility that works with adult men and women who struggle with opioid addiction and withdrawal. Clients must fully detox prior to beginning any of the offered medications. They will be examined by medical doctors to ensure that this course of treatment is safe and most effective. This location offers clients medications such as methadone and buprenorphine, both of which are FDA-approved to treat any uncomfortable withdrawal symptoms that might be making this process more difficult. This rehab facility also offers treatment services such as addiction education, individual counseling, group therapy, psychoeducation, cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, relapse prevention training, case management, life skills training, and mindfulness training. Aegis Treatment accepts forms of payment through health insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, and military insurance.


Levels of Care
MAT, Outpatient


Jasons Retreat – Outpatient

Bakersfield, California

Jasons Retreat – Outpatient

Bakersfield, California

Jason’s Retreat offers a specific set of outpatient treatment services in order to offer more affordable and flexible programs. Clients will work with counselors who are also in recovery to develop a plan that best addresses their specific needs. Treatment services will consist of coping skill development, relapse prevention training, group therapy, individual therapy, crisis interventions, case management, and family therapy. Clients will also be offered access to sober living communities where they are able to reside in a supportive living environment with their peers. This transitional space allows clients to work with others in recovery to participate in community services, customizable care planning, and vocational training. Clients are also able to work with one another to develop specific skills, learn what healthy relationships look like, and develop coping mechanisms that can help prevent a relapse. They will also discuss topics like time management, responsibility, accountability, and employment.


Levels of Care
Outpatient

Editorial Note
Though the outpatient location of Jason’s Retreat is also unaccredited, we based their credibility on reviews left by former clients. These reviews may help you understand certain aspects of this specific facility.


WestCare California – Bakersfield

Bakersfield, California

WestCare California – Bakersfield

Bakersfield, California

WestCare California is a non-profit organization that offers a wide variety of programs throughout both Northern and Southern California. The Bakersfield locations provide access to a male-only residential program and outpatient services for all adults. The specific services provided through WestCare do depend entirely on the individual client and their need for certain treatments in order to effectively address drug abuse or alcohol addiction. Services offered at this location include case management, job training, intervention services, individual counseling, group therapies, different educational services, and more. The goal is to address the entire individual through a variety of services so that they are able to develop skills and healthy habits that are better able to support a long life of abstinence.


Levels of Care
Outpatient, Residential Treatment

Editorial Note
WestCare California is not accredited, but has decent reviews and programs all across the U.S. that help men, women, and adolescents recover from any form of substance abuse or mental illness. Because of this, we felt that it was important to include them in our list of rehab centers for Bakersfield, California.


This specific location of Aegis Treatment Center is a smaller, more intimate setting where clients can receive help for opioid withdrawal from a close-knit, highly-trained group of professionals. Clients will have access to methadone or Suboxone depending on what an initial assessment determines is the safest and most effective course of treatment. Once clients are stabilized and their motivation for change has increased, they will then be able to participate in a program of various outpatient services such as therapy, stress management, and other evidence-based services that help pinpoint specific aspects of addiction to address. Loved ones will be encouraged to participate in family therapies as well.


Levels of Care
MAT, Outpatient


The Bakersfield Behavioral Healthcare Hospital provides access to a full continuum of care for men, women, and adolescents who require more intensive care in a hospital setting. Residents will live on an 8.8-acre campus and be separated by age. Clients will participate in a variety of treatment services including addiction education, medication management, crisis interventions, family therapy, coping skill development, yoga, mindfulness, meditation, movement therapy, pet therapy, journaling, and expressive arts. Clients will also be required to participate in both individual and group therapy sessions for a certain number of hours each day or week. While residing on campus, they may also have access to a gym, nutritional meals, and transportation as needed. Bakersfield Behavioral Healthcare Hospital does accept most forms of health insurance but may also be able to work with their clients to find another payment plan that works best for them.


Levels of Care
Detox, Inpatient Treatment, IOP, MAT, Outpatient, Partial Hospitalization


Clinica Sierra Vista

Bakersfield, California

Clinica Sierra Vista

Bakersfield, California

Clinica Sierra Vista is based in Kern County and offers a variety of healthcare services to men and women in the Bakersfield area. When it comes specifically to treating substance abuse throughout the community, Clinicia Sierra Vista offers a customized approach that allows clients to play an active role throughout their entire recovery journey. Because they operate on an outpatient basis, clients will be able to fit their services into their daily life without having to sacrifice work, school, or family care. The specific services used also depends on the client, as does the overall length and intensity of care. All of these factors are decided through initial assessments that help determine which areas of the client’s life are in need of treatment.


Levels of Care
Outpatient


KCHC Outpatient Recovery Services

Bakersfield, California

KCHC Outpatient Recovery Services

Bakersfield, California

Treatment through Kern County Hispanic Commission is based on outpatient schedules that are both flexible and affordable to the individuals who require help with drug or alcohol addiction. Though the initial goal is to treat substance use disorders, each program is designed to help improve the overall standard of living for each individual. Clients will be able to participate in both individual and group counseling and have access to bilingual services if needed. These programs also include addiction education, family therapy, relapse prevention, trigger management, and so much more.


Levels of Care
Outpatient

Editorial Note
The Kern County Hispanic Commission is not an accredited facility, nor did it have enough reviews on Google for us to provide them with a score. We felt that it was important to include them in this list because of the culturally-sensitive services they offer.


This specific location of Kern BHRS offers outpatient treatment programs to men and women over the age of 18 who require assistance with overcoming their substance abuse. Clients of this facility will have access to crisis interventions, mental health counseling, and court-mandated programs. The specific services will depend on the needs of the client, but in general, all individuals will be assigned a clinician that they will meet with on a regular basis while also attending support groups.


Levels of Care
Outpatient

Editorial Note
Because of the lack of accredited or highly rated programs in Bakersfield, we had to drop these requirements and look for other programs. We included this one as an option because of its access to bilingual adult treatment services.


Standards For Inclusion

We assign letter grades to each center based on their cumulative online review ratings:

A
4.3 – 5 Stars

B
3.5 – 4.2 Stars

C
2.6 – 3.4 Stars

D
2 – 2.5 Stars

F
2 Stars

Standards For Inclusion

Each addiction treatment center on this page has: (a) The Gold Seal of Approval from the Joint Commission for addiction services, CARF Accreditation, and/or has been verified by SAMHSA (b) Composite online review score of 2.3/5 stars or better, (c) Robust substance abuse treatment programs.

We assign letter grades to each center based on their cumulative online review ratings:

A
4.3 – 5 Stars

B
3.5 – 4.2 Stars

C
2.6 – 3.4 Stars

D
2 – 2.5 Stars

F
2 Stars

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