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San Benito County Behavioral Health in Hollister, CA

San Benito County Behavioral Health in Hollister, CA provides comprehensive outpatient mental health and substance abuse treatment for various age groups, utilizing multiple therapeutic approaches and offering specialized programs, language support, and flexible payment options.

About San Benito County Behavioral Health

San Benito County Behavioral Health in Hollister, CA focuses on outpatient mental health care, specializing in substance abuse disorders and mental health issues. Unique qualities include a wide range of treatment options and support services for various age groups, including young adults and seniors.

San Benito County Behavioral Health aims to empower individuals and families by providing resources and support for substance abuse and mental health issues. Their mission is to improve community health and assist those struggling with recovery.

  • Offers specialized programs for co-occurring mental and substance use disorders.
  • Provides services for the deaf and hard of hearing, with Spanish language support.
  • Utilizes various therapeutic approaches, including CBT, DBT, and trauma therapy.
  • Accepts multiple payment options and offers a sliding fee scale for income-based payments.

Treats substance abuse and mental health issues, serving young adults, adults, and seniors over 65. It benefits individuals in need of comprehensive mental health and addiction support.

  • 1+ Accreditations
  • 7 Conditions Treated
  • Insurance Accepted
  • 2 Levels of Care
  • 12 Therapies & Programs


State License

Conditions and Issues Treated

Substance Abuse + Addiction Treatment

Substance abuse typically leads to addiction, which requires specialized treatment programs at San Benito County Behavioral Health to address. Many people benefit from inpatient drug rehabilitation, which includes inpatient acute care and residential rehabilitation. Other levels of care include intensive outpatient therapy, individual counseling, and support groups. Family therapy is also an essential part of treatment for substance abuse.

A combination of treatments is often needed to treat drug abuse issues effectively. In the case of drug abuse, there is no easy answer or one-size-fits-all cure.

Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment in Hollister, CA

Opioid addiction treatment helps people addicted to opioids in California curb their drug use. The selection of a treatment setting depends on the severity of the addiction. Mild cases are usually treated in outpatient facilities; severe cases need hospitalization or treatment in a residential facility. Doctors use medicines along with counseling and behavioral therapies to treat the addiction. The treatment includes medication, counseling and therapy. It can also include group counseling, individual counseling and family counseling.


People with dual diagnosis have coexisting addiction and a mental disorder. 9.2 million US adults had a co-occurring disorder in 2018, so not just limited to California residents. Best treatment combines medication, psychotherapy (talk therapy), support group, and inpatient rehabilitation. Sometimes, complementary therapies – yoga, massage, and acupuncture – may also be used.

Levels of Care

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

Outpatient treatment plans cover diagnosis, detoxification, management, and counseling. They are a popular option for those who have graduated from inpatient facilities. Services in California include medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and individual and group therapy.

Therapies & Programs

Individual professional counseling or individual therapy refers to the one-on-one interaction between a patient and his or her counselor at San Benito County Behavioral Health in Hollister, California. Individual therapy allows for more privacy, one that group interactions can’t provide. It makes it easier for the counselor and the patient to deal with the central issues, which are likely the culprits of substance addiction.

Couples therapy aims to rebuild the trust between the partners. Partner’s involvement in the process will result in greater chances of treatment success. Couples therapy addresses financial issues, loss of trust, lack of intimacy, and physical abuse.

Family therapy is a set of therapeutic approaches that assumes that the entire family is a system. It utilizes the strengths and resources of the family to help the patient refrain from resorting to substance abuse. The impact of substance abuse is not just on the patient but on the entire family. Family therapy ensures that the patient gets adequate support from the family members after the treatment making the recovery process sustainable

  • Family therapy guides all the members of the family to help the patient.
  • It helps to repair relationships and improve communication between family members.
  • It helps to keep the patient engaged and motivated throughout the treatment.

Group therapy is an important tool in recovery. Finding a peer group in Hollister, CA and others who relate to your situation is a fundamental tool for recovery at San Benito County Behavioral Health. Addiction tends to lead to isolation and feelings of uniqueness. The accountability and friendship that is found in group therapy can be more effective than any single other treatment approach. This is generally introduced early in recovery and is recommended as a lifetime treatment habit.

Trauma therapy is a way of addressing trauma while in a safe situation in order to heal. This may involve San Benito County Behavioral Health managing individual or group counseling or both. Other forms of therapy have been proven to assist in healing past traumas.

Negative feelings are common in substance abuse disorders. If not recognized, they can cause co-occurring disorders. CBT involves strategies that help to change the thinking and behavioral pattern. It can be administered as a monotherapy as well as a part of combination therapy.

Nutrition therapy, also called medical nutrition therapy (MNT), addresses the unique needs of the recovering person’s diet. Due to addiction’s devastating toll on a person’s physical health, healthy eating must be addressed as soon as therapy starts. A good diet helps boosts a recovering person’s ability to fully participate in San Benito County Behavioral Health therapy.

Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is a treatment that helps people to quit smoking. In nicotine replacement therapy, a controlled amount of nicotine is provided in the form of gums, patches, or sprays. They do not contain the harmful chemicals usually found in tobacco products. NRT reduces the withdrawal symptoms by giving nicotine in low doses. However, NRT provides relief only from the physical withdrawal symptoms. The emotional and psychological aspects of quitting needs to be treated separately. While NRT is safe for most adults, teens and pregnant women should not undergo NRT. Research shows that the use of NRT doubles the chances of quitting smoking.

Patient Experience

Experiential Therapy at San Benito County Behavioral Health

Experiential therapy works by using tools and activities to recreate past experiences. Role-playing, arts and crafts, music, animal care, rock climbing, etc. are some of the activities used in this therapy. It is different from medication and talk therapy and suits those who have difficulty expressing themselves.

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

    San Benito County Behavioral Health Location and Directions
    1131 San Felipe Rd
    Hollister, CA 95023

    Phone Number
    (831) 636-4020

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    San Benito County Behavioral Health Location and Directions

    1131 San Felipe Rd
    Hollister, CA 95023
    (831) 636-4020


    Gender Female, Male

    Age Adults (20+), Children (0-12), Seniors (65+), Teenagers

    Modality Couples, Family, Group, Individuals

    Listed December 11, 2022

    Updated July 2, 2024

    Hollister, 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.

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