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Medically Managed Detox Program

Residential Treatment Program

Waterfront Recovery Services is the first detox program certified by the State of California Department of Health Care Services to provide medically assisted treatment for drug and alcohol withdrawal.
Includes withdrawal treatment for alcohol, opiates, methamphetamine, benzodiazepine and combinations substances. We use the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) criteria and dimensions of care to develop an individualized treatment plan. Our evidence based programs include the Matrix System.

We provide residential treatment for men and women to help understand addiction, learn healthy coping skills and to prepare them for return to the community.

Treating Addiction by Treating the Whole Person

We Accept Private Insurance
and MediCal

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Your one time or sustaining monthly donations help us help others. No amount is too small to make a big difference in someone’s life.

Family & Group Counseling

Evidence Based Matrix Treatment

Trauma Informed Group

Family Recovery Group

Transitional Case Management

Child Welfare Services (CWS)

Waterfront Recovery Services medical professionals and staff work as a team to treat those suffering from Substance Use Disorder with respect and compassion.

We address not only the physical challenges but the social and intellectual needs of our residents working to put their lives back together including support as they transition to healthy and productive lives in the community. 

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Staff Spotlight

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Stacy Smith

We have an amazing staff at Waterfront Recovery Services. The work can be extremely challenging but day after day, they show up to support, encourage and help facilitate the change needed to maintain a healthy recovery. Our staff are the soul of the organization and we have deep appreciation for who they are and their dedication to making Waterfront Recovery what it is today.

Thank You to the Community!

Waterfront Recovery Services has been part of a larger vision for the community. We depend on and appreciate our supporters and our collaborators in government, medicine, mental health and law enforcement.

We also have deep appreciation for the people and organizations that donate to support the work we do. Whether it be grant funding or individual generosity., our community is strengthened and increasingly resilient.

Stacy Smith, Intake Coordinator

Stacy Smith is one of the first people new arrivals to Waterfront Recovery Services will meet. Having worked here in detox, as a counselor and helping in the front office, Stacy finds her role as Intake Coordinator rewarding. “I love helping people. I remember feeling that desperate. When people are having hard times and I’m the first person they talk to, I give them the sense that everything is going to be ok. It’s that genuine empathetic compassionate conversation that you have with them.”

Stacy has always gravitated towards helping professions, previously working as a CNA, home health provider and end of life care giver. She enjoys advocating for people who aren’t able to advocate for themselves.

Our lobby is dedicated to co-founder John McManus. Thanks for your help, Piersons Building Center!
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Waterfront Recovery Services 2020 Overview

John McManus, WRS cofounder, talks about the vision for a higher standard of care and early community collaboration.

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