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LWCC - Lee Woodward Counseling Center for Women

Drug Rehab Center in San Francisco, California

  • Substance Abuse
  • Opioid Addiction
  • Mental Health
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Drug Addiction
  • Alcoholism

LWCC is an accredited, comprehensive Addiction Treatment Facility in San Francisco that offers evidence-based care and tailored services to individuals looking to break the cycle of addiction, including Outpatient, Aftercare Support, Dual Diagnosis, and Intensive Outpatient Levels of Care for drug addiction, alcoholism, substance abuse, mental health disorders and opioid addiction that accept private health insurance.

About This San Francisco, CA Facility

LWCC – Lee Woodward Counseling Center, located in San Francisco, California, is a community-based drug and alcohol rehab dedicated to helping adult women overcome addiction. As part of the HealthRight 360 organization, LWCC offers a range of outpatient treatment programs and valuable community services.

• Comprehensive mental health assessments to screen for symptoms of addiction and co-occurring disorders
• Individual and group therapy sessions focused on developing coping skills, fostering peer support, and encouraging attendance at recovery meetings
• Case management services to coordinate care, make referrals, and navigate the treatment process

LWCC is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), ensuring high standards of quality and effectiveness. Many major insurers, such as BlueCross BlueShield, Cigna, and United Healthcare, may cover some or all of the costs of treatment when deemed medically necessary.

At LWCC, clients can expect personalized care for a wide range of substance abuse issues, including drug addiction, alcoholism, and opioid addiction. The center also provides dual-diagnosis treatment for individuals with co-occurring mental health disorders, addressing both the physical and psychological aspects of addiction through counseling and therapy sessions.

  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • SAMHSA Listed
  • Accreditations



    The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) is a non-profit organization that specifically accredits rehab organizations. Founded in 1966, CARF's, mission is to help service providers like rehab facilities maintain high standards of care.

    Conditions and Issues Treated

    Substance abuse refers to the intensive and inappropriate use of psychoactive substances. These include illegal drugs, alcohol, and even the excessive use of prescription drugs. Overuse of these substances leads to severe physical or psychological dependence.

    Substance abuse is treatable and the duration of treatment and most successful sobriety can require weeks or months of professional care at LWCC - Lee Woodward Counseling Center for Women in San Francisco.

    Opioid addiction treatment facilities like LWCC - Lee Woodward Counseling Center for Women support people struggling with opioid dependency, which covers illegal and prescription opioids. People often abuse prescription opioids to get high instead of adhering to a medical provider’s directions. Addiction forces people to crave for opioids impulsively without factoring in the dangers these drugs bring to them.

    Most opioid addiction treatment plans include detoxification and subsequent medications to ease the process. However, that’s only the beginning. Behavioral therapies and counseling are also necessary to resolve the root cause of addiction. This overall approach decreases the likelihood of falling off the wagon. In some instances, therapies can be done at home.

    An underlying cause often brings about addiction. Mental disorders can lie at the center, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or anxiety disorder. As well as the cause of the addiction, a dual diagnosis by LWCC - Lee Woodward Counseling Center for Women helps to treat the addiction. This ensures that after treatment is complete, the patient will not fall back on old practices.

    Levels of Care Offered

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Dual-Diagnosis, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    LWCC - Lee Woodward Counseling Center for Women offers an Intensive Outpatient Program is for those who need intensive care but prefer to spend the majority of their time in the comfort of their own home. The rehabilitation services differ in length and intensity. They are customized to meet the needs of the patient.

    When remaining at their job in San Francisco, or continuing their studies, the individual may live with their family while utilizing LWCC - Lee Woodward Counseling Center for Women‘s outpatient services. Treatment requires counseling the patient at the individual level, in a group setting, about substance addiction, drugs, and therapy sessions.

    Help with aftercare applies to the follow-up care provided after the initial recovery program offered by LWCC - Lee Woodward Counseling Center for Women in San Francisco, CA. The level of support for aftercare plays a vital role in avoiding relapse and in maintaining sobriety. Aftercare support is tailored according to the patient’s needs.

    LWCC - Lee Woodward Counseling Center for Women‘s Therapies & Programs

    During individual therapy at LWCC - Lee Woodward Counseling Center for Women in San Francisco, California, the person in recovery meets with a therapist one-on-one to go over the situation and learn from their mistakes. The counselor or therapist will use this time to address causes of an addiction, triggers, any type of mental issue or dual diagnosis, and aftercare plans. They will help fill in any gaps in future plans to give the person the best chances of attaining and maintaining long-term sobriety.

    Patients who receive generous support from their loved ones have better chances of completing their recovery. Genetics play a role when it comes to addiction, so it’s better to approach the problem as a unit. Family members can help an individual avoid addiction triggers and guide him or her in making lifestyle changes.

    Group therapy is a type of counseling at LWCC - Lee Woodward Counseling Center for Women in San Francisco, CA that occurs between a bunch of strangers. The goal of group therapy sessions is to foster hope and a sense of belonging. It also helps to have people who can relate to what you’re going through. Good behaviors can also be contagious.

    As a means of managing pain that has plagued them in the past, many individuals turn to drugs and alcohol. Assault, negligence, the loss of a loved one, and other unfortunate events may involve trauma. This treatment, offered and administrated by LWCC - Lee Woodward Counseling Center for Women in San Francisco, CA provides individuals the resources to cope with past traumas healthily.

    Dialectical behavioral therapy focuses on eliminating negative thoughts such as suicidal thoughts. It is useful in the treatment of patients with uncontrollable emotions. The term “dialectic” means the integration of opposites. In the substance abuse context, DBT refers to accepting the patient’s addiction.

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is suitable for patients recovering from an addiction of any kind. This therapy modality strengthens a person’s ability to stay on top of their emotional state. CBT is also suitable for managing co-occurring disorders like depression and bipolar illness. It helps people in California communicate and express their emotions well.

    Life skills training helps the recovering person gain the skills and confidence necessary to function well in the world. Life skills training focuses on practical activities like cooking, job seeking, social interactions, and money management. This kind of training at LWCC - Lee Woodward Counseling Center for Women helps fill in the gaps caused by addiction with useful, immediately usable skills.

    Payment Options Accepted

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  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
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    Additional Details

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    LWCC - Lee Woodward Counseling Center for Women Location and Directions
    Address Information1735 Mission St
    San Francisco, California 94103 Phone Number(415) 776-1001 Meta DetailsUpdated April 15, 2024
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    San Francisco, California Addiction Information

    More than 3 million of California's citizens are addicted to illegal drugs. Almost 800,000 people use hard drugs, almost 5 million use marijuana, and another 2.1 million abuse alcohol every year. Other substance abuse issues such as binge drinking and teen drug use are also common. Many illegal drugs such as cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, and marijuana are smuggled into the state from Mexico.

    There were 1,93 overdose deaths in San Francisco in 2016. This is a significant increase from the 1,11 overdose deaths reported in 2015. 16% of San Francisco residents aged 12 and older reported using an illicit drug. Drug abuse and addiction cost San Francisco an estimated $5 billion yearly. San Francisco's drug treatment facilities are designed to meet each patient's unique needs, providing the support and resources necessary for a successful recovery.

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