Addiction Aftercare

San Juan Capistrano Addiction Treatment Center

Aftercare Program - San Juan Capistrano

At Tres Vistas Recovery, we understand that achieving and maintaining sobriety is a lifelong journey. Our comprehensive approach and wealth of supportive resources ensure you are never alone in your journey toward lasting sobriety. 

The urgency and importance of these aftercare services become evident when we consider the sobering statistics. Drug and alcohol overdoses, also referred to as poisonings, result in significant healthcare burdens. Data from the Orange County Health Care Agency in 2020 revealed that substance abuse, specifically drugs and alcohol, led to over 13,000 emergency department visits and 6,600 hospitalizations annually in the county. This underscores the critical need for effective and sustained aftercare to prevent such occurrences.

Substance recovery is not a singular event, but a progressive journey towards long-term health and wellbeing. While initial treatments, such as detoxification, residential programs, or intensive outpatient programs are vital first steps, achieving lasting sobriety extends far beyond these. It is within this enduring process that aftercare takes center stage.

Upon Completion Of Our Program, We Offer A Variety Of Tools For Continuing Care​

Monthly Alumni meetings

Our alumni comes together with staff to discuss progress, plan activities, have fun and fellowship.  

Online TVR Alumni Blog

a 24/7 way to connect with fellow alumni and staff where we share milestones, daily affirmations, gratitude lists and much more.

Volunteer Activities

Giving back and being of service is an aspect of recovery. Our alumni has the opportunity to lead the groups that they participated in.

After 90 days sobriety and/or completion of our program, our clients lead groups such as Horticulture Therapy, Art Therapy, speaker panels and yoga

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SoberLink – SoberLink is a breathalyzer device that is available for accountability at the client’s discretion.  This monitoring system sends private messages to the clients support system to update them on their test results daily.

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Why Aftercare is Crucial in Substance Recovery

Recovery from addiction is a long-term endeavor that stretches far beyond the completion of the initial treatment phase. A robust aftercare plan is vital in warding off relapse and nurturing enduring sobriety. Aftercare fosters an environment of consistent learning, support, and personal growth, providing assistance to individuals as they confront the challenges of post-treatment life. Given that addiction is a chronic disease, it can trigger alterations in various brain chemical systems and circuits, especially after prolonged substance use.

Staying engaged with recovery efforts and actively participating in aftercare, even after initial treatment has concluded, is a crucial step towards achieving lasting recovery. At outpatient facilities like Tres Vistas Recovery, we place a significant emphasis on aftercare in our approach to substance recovery.

Some benefits that aftercare can provide include:

  • Relapse Prevention: Aftercare programs offer ongoing support and resources that help individuals navigate the challenges of everyday life post-treatment, significantly reducing the risk of relapse.
  • Skill Reinforcement: Aftercare provides a safe environment for individuals to practice and strengthen the coping skills they learned during initial treatment, making it easier to manage real-world scenarios that may trigger substance use.
  • Continuity of Care: The journey to recovery doesn’t end with the completion of a treatment program. Aftercare ensures that individuals continue to receive the necessary support and resources to maintain their sobriety.
  • Ongoing Learning: Aftercare programs often include educational components that enhance understanding of substance use disorders and effective coping strategies, fostering a better-equipped approach to long-term recovery.
  • Sustained Support Network: Aftercare programs keep individuals connected to the recovery community, providing a valuable network of peers and professionals who can offer support, encouragement, and understanding.
  • Personal Growth: Through participation in aftercare programs, individuals are provided opportunities for personal growth and self-improvement, fostering a more fulfilling, balanced life free from substance use.
  • Integration into Daily Life: Particularly in outpatient facilities like Tres Vistas Recovery, aftercare programs help individuals integrate the skills and strategies learned during recovery into their daily routines, enhancing the sustainability of sobriety.
  • Accountability: Tools like SoberLink offered by facilities such as Tres Vistas Recovery provide a level of accountability that encourages individuals to stay committed to their sobriety.
  • Encourages Service and Giving Back: Many aftercare programs include opportunities for individuals to give back to their recovery community, fostering a sense of purpose and fulfillment that can enhance the recovery journey.


Remember, every individual’s recovery journey is unique, and aftercare should be tailored to meet the specific needs and challenges of each person. The ultimate goal is to support sustained, long-term sobriety and a healthier, happier life.

Outpatient Facilities: The Heart of Aftercare

Outpatient facilities like Tres Vistas Recovery play a crucial role in bridging the gap between intensive treatment and regular life. Offering a blend of flexibility and support, they provide adaptable care that caters to a wide range of individual needs and lifestyles.

For some, outpatient facilities offer a practical first step towards recovery, allowing the opportunity to balance treatment with everyday responsibilities such as work or family. For others transitioning from inpatient care, outpatient facilities offer a less daunting step-down, ensuring ongoing support while individuals readjust to their daily routines.

Crucially, these facilities promote independence and responsibility in recovery, fostering confidence in maintaining sobriety within real-world settings. Despite the flexibility, they offer a continuous support network, ensuring individuals have access to help whenever they face challenges in their recovery journey. Thus, whether as a starting point or a transitional stage, outpatient facilities like Tres Vistas Recovery provide a conducive environment for a successful recovery journey.

The Journey Continues with Tres Vistas Recovery

Lifelong recovery is a journey, and we’re here to support you every step of the way. Our focus on aftercare ensures that you’re equipped with the resources, addiction services, support, and community you need to build a fulfilling, sober life.

At Tres Vistas Recovery, we understand the critical role aftercare plays in sustainable recovery. Our outpatient programs, like our partial hospitalization program, is designed to empower our clients, offering them the tools they need to navigate the complexities of life after initial treatment, while encouraging a continued commitment to a healthy, fulfilling, substance-free life.

"A great group of people who are passionate about helping people. The whole staff strives to make their clients feel safe and comfortable as possible."
"I have experienced a couple of different recovery programs and Tres Vistas is by far the best."
"Dr. Dan and The Tres Vistas Team really cares and makes sure that the clients receive the highest quality care."
"Dr. Headrick and the staff of this facility are amazing and always willing to go above and beyond to help others, no matter the circumstances!!"
"Professional and caring addiction treatment. The staff cares about each and every client. They help us sooo much!"
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Services We Offer

Intensive Outpatient Program

Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)

Individual Therapy

Group Therapy

Family Therapy

Partial Hospitalization Program

Insurance Providers We Are In Network With:​

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