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River City Recovery Center

River City Recovery Center

  • Sacramento, CA
  • Accredited
  • Drug Detox
  • Inpatient

River City Recovery Center - Starlight in Sacramento, CA, offers residential substance abuse treatment in a multi-level Victorian residence. With 26 treatment beds and a low client-to-counselor ratio, it creates a home-like environment for recovery.

River City Recovery Center aims to address unique individual circumstances through an evidence-based curriculum. Licensed by the California Department of Health Care Services, it holds License #340002BN, expiring on 11/30/2024.

  • Specializes in treating substance use disorders and co-occurring disorders.
  • Offers tailored programs for men and gender diverse populations.
  • Utilizes evidence-based approaches like cognitive behavioral therapy and trauma-informed care.
  • Encourages family visits to support relationship building during treatment.

Treating substance use disorders and co-occurring disorders, River City Recovery Center serves men and gender diverse populations, benefiting those seeking comprehensive, structured care.

  • 1+ Accreditations
  • 9 Conditions Treated
  • Insurance Accepted
  • 5 Levels of Care
  • Speaks English
  • 4 Therapies & Programs


State License


  • Craig KouryExecutive DirectorExperienced behavioral health executive.

Conditions and Issues Treated

Substance Abuse + Addiction Treatment

Substance abuse is the excessive use of any type of drug. This includes alcohol, medications and illegal drugs. Substance abuse is treated with a combination of physical and mental treatments. River City Recovery Center patients detox and follow up with therapies that target the underlying cause of the addiction.

Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

Opioid addiction is one of California‘s most prominent forms of addiction. Drugs, including heroin, oxycontin, and fentanyl, are the most common. To relieve pain, or ease other ailments, they are professionally prescribed, but they are often abused because they and the feelings they give are addictive.

Addiction is treated by detoxifying the body, so the medications’ chemicals are no longer impacting the individual. River City Recovery Center offers therapies to correct behavior and target the root of the problem are supplemented during and throughout treatment.

Levels of Care

This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Detox, Drug Rehab, Inpatient, Residential, Sober-Living / Half-Way, with additional therapies available as listed below.

Detoxification is the mainstay of drug addiction treatment. Recovery from drug addiction requires regular medical monitoring, temporary medication use, and other techniques.

If you or someone you know has a substance abuse problem in Sacramento provide various methods for drug and alcohol rehabilitation.

When a patient checks into River City Recovery Center, inpatient care takes place. Patients undergo treatment that requires detoxification and counseling round the clock. While outpatient treatments are available, as the first phase in recovery, inpatient care is suggested. Intensive and thorough rehabilitation sets patients on the road to a drug-free life.

Sober living houses reinforce healthy living behaviors and can help prevent relapse. They are designed to feel more like a home with greater independence and privacy. A sober living house in Sacramento, CA managed by River City Recovery Center might incorporate random drug screening, curfews, rotating chores, group meetings.

Residential treatment programs are those that offer housing and meals in addition to substance abuse treatment. Rehab facilities that offer residential treatment allow patients to focus solely on recovery, in an environment totally separate from their lives. Some rehab centers specialize in short-term residential treatment (a few days to a week or two), while others solely provide treatment on a long-term basis (several weeks to months). Some offer both, and tailor treatment to the patient’s individual requirements.

River City Recovery Center‘s Therapies & Programs

Addiction in Sacramento, California can occur due to a wide variety of reasons. Understanding your addiction and the best methods for maintaining sobriety involves learning about yourself. River City Recovery Center treatment programs include individual therapy for the greatest chances of success.

Customized individual therapy is counseling involving you and your counselor at River City Recovery Center. This builds a personal and trusting relationship so you can truly be yourself and express any emotions as you feel them. Individual therapy leads to greater peace and understanding about your triggers for addiction and coping strategies to prevent relapse.

Payment Options

For specific insurance or payment methods please contact us.
  • Health Insurance
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
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    Location & Contact

    River City Recovery Center Location and Directions
    500 22nd St
    Sacramento, CA 95816

    Phone Number
    (916) 367-0221

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    River City Recovery Center Location and Directions


    • 500 22nd St
      Sacramento, CA 95816
    • (916) 367-0221


    • Gender
      Female, Male
    • Age
      Adults (20+), Teenagers
    • Modality
    Helpful reference information for River City Recovery Center, a drug treatment center in California located at: 500 22nd St, Sacramento, CA 95816, including phone numbers, official website, and more. Listed briefly is an overview of Levels of Care, Therapies Offered, Issues Treated, and accepted forms of Payment Methods.

    Listed May 26, 2021

    Updated July 2, 2024

    Sacramento, California Addiction and Treatment

    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.

    Sacramento, the capital of California, is situated at the junction of the Sacramento and American Rivers. The city boasts a thriving arts scene, outdoor recreation, and cultural attractions. Opioid-related overdose deaths in Sacramento County increased by 25% from 2020 to 2021, while fentanyl-related overdose deaths rose by 30% during the same period.

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