UCSD Department of Psychiatry Gifford Clinic Outpatient Services

UC San Diego Health provides expert psychiatry and behavioral health care to people throughout the Southern California region.

Our clinicians are dedicated to helping patients and families affected by mental illness by providing state-of-the-art, evidence-based, personalized, and compassionate mental health care.

Our psychiatric services include both clinic-based and hospital-based services for adults and seniors.

In addition to excellent patient care, UC San Diego is a top research center for psychiatric conditions and innovations in therapy.

UPAC: Problem Gambling Prevention Program

UPAC’s Problem Gambling Program provides education, workshops, counseling, and treatment to interested groups, professionals, and gamblers at no cost to prevent problem gambling.

Safe Transitions for Women

Sober Living Home for women and children in San Diego-Tierrasanta, an upscale 6 bed facility with a private pool, transportation, and child care. We connect women with sober women, outpatient treatment providers, and AA/NA. Our House Manager lives onsite with 27 years of sobriety, a degree in social work and is trained in alcohol & drug studies. We provide supportive role models for recovery and a life of health and balance.

UCSD Co-Occurring Disorders Program

The Co-Occurring Disorders (COD) Treatment Program at UC San Diego Health System provides intensive integrated services for individuals with co-occurring substance abuse and other mental disorders. Services are provided by a multidisciplinary team consisting of psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, marriage and family therapists and mental health professionals in training.

Mental Health Systems: Harmony West Women’s Recovery Center

Harmony West is a gender responsive, non-residential treatment and recovery center dedicated to helping women through the challenges of recovery from alcohol and drug addiction. The program provides an array of substance abuse treatment and education services, as well as classes to develop and strengthen skills related to healthy parenting, relationships, and self-sufficiency.

North County Serenity House: Outpatient and Day Treatment

North County Serenity House serves women & women with children who wish to recover from drug or alcohol dependence. We also recognize the importance of serving those clients with co-occurring mental health issues. Our programs utilize a strong basis in the 12-Step traditions to help our women establish a stable, lasting base of support as they begin their journey of recovery.

Mental Health Systems: North Inland Regional Recovery Center

North Inland Regional Recovery Center (NIRRC) is an outpatient alcohol and substance abuse program that offers treatment services, mental health screenings and community referrals in a welcoming environment. We also offer a unique program for young people, designed for education and early intervention of substance abuse issues. We work with our clients in identifying the underlying causes of addiction and alcoholism, and then support them as they work to build a foundation of healthy coping skills. We are committed to a comprehensive approach that is aimed at bettering the whole person.

Mental Health Systems: Mid-Coast Regional Recovery Center

Mid-Coast Regional Recovery Center is an outpatient substance abuse treatment program that teaches the dynamics of recovery and personal responsibility. We work with our clients in identifying the underlying causes of addiction and alcoholism, and then support them as they work to build a foundation of healthy coping skills. We are committed to a comprehensive approach that is aimed at bettering the whole person.

McAlister Institute for Treatment and Education: East Regional Recovery Center

McAlister Institute’s regional recovery centers are outpatient programs for adults struggling with substance abuse and other drug-related problems, including co-occurring mental health issues. Includes alcohol and other durg treatment and recovery services, including co-occuring disorders, PC 1000 drug diversion services and Positive Parenting for Men in Recovery. The PC1000 Program is a deferred entry of judgment program for court ordered referrals.