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About Support Systems Homes Treatment Centers

Support Systems Homes (SSH) is an internationally accredited, state-licensed and certified substance abuse treatment provider dedicated to the innovative and cost-effective treatment of substance use disorders (drug/alcohol addiction).

Based in Northern California, our facilities offer a comprehensive structure of treatment programs, sober living environments, and services for those suffering from the diseases of alcoholism and drug addiction.

29 Years of Drug Rehab

Support Systems Homes began in 1990 intending to provide treatment of the highest quality, for the most affordable rates, to all those in need. In the 29 years since, our staff has supported California communities through rehab programs, outreach, education, and involvement in 12-step programs.

SSH focuses on helping our clients achieve and maintain abstinence from mind-altering substances, learn new methods to cope with life issues, and reintegrate into society as stable, productive individuals. Every client is treated with dignity and respect in the recovery process as the transformation from despair, hopelessness, and fear to a renewed vision of life unfolds.

No matter the level of care, SSH provides supportive, drug-free environments with highly qualified, trained staff on hand. Clients can participate in individual and group counseling, educational groups, make use of job preparation assistance, training in life skills improvement, lifetime aftercare, and the peer support so crucial to achieving and maintaining long-term sobriety.

Our staff and policies emphasize integrity, personal accountability, and most importantly, hope for those suffering from the diseases of alcoholism and addiction. We run an ongoing quality improvement process, too. So if you have a question or want to suggest something, an SSH staff member will be happy to listen!

Our Philosophy of Treatment

Provide services that combine treatment of the mind, body, and spirit with education and skills development.

This is the key you need for a life-long journey of recovery. Through this approach, Support Systems Homes' treatment programs offer hope to those struggling with the devastating consequences of substance use disorders.

We base our comprehensive system of treatment services on the belief that:

  1. Abstinence from alcohol and mind-altering drugs must be maintained in order to appropriately treat clients.
  2. Recovery must be an ongoing process, taking into account each aspect of life that is altered by substance misuse. We emphasize holistic treatment.

Treatment at Support Systems Homes is the beginning of a new way of life. We provide the necessary exposure to recovery principles and work at removing barriers that may prevent acceptance of those principles. SSH accomplishes this in a warm, peer-oriented environment, guided by compassionate, professional staff.

Substance Use Disorder (SUD) is a chronic, fatal disease. Due to its devastating impact on all facets of life, we offer several levels of care, some of which are not time-limited.

From Social Model Detoxification to Residential Treatment, Day Treatment, Outpatient Treatment, and sober living, Support Systems Homes provides supportive, substance-free environments with varying amounts of structure. Thus, the often-difficult transition into mainstream society can occur while helping clients gain the necessary recovery tools.

Staff and program participants work together as a team to develop individualized treatment plans that treat the person as a whole-body, mind and spirit. Team-based treatment and aftercare planning, alcohol and other drug education, exposure to 12 step recovery principles, 12 step programs, and the local recovery community are integral parts of our curriculum.

Building a strong network of support is essential for those in recovery; to address this, Support Systems Homes founded an alumni association that sponsors year-round social and recreational activities, as well as a free, lifetime aftercare program to help keep clients involved in recovery.

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Accreditation

Support Systems Homes treatment programs have been CARF-accredited since 2000, and are California State-licensed or -certified, as applicable. This maintains our rehab programs’ high quality and accountability.

Support Systems Homes has received 3-year accreditation* from CARF, The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities for the following programs:

  • Detoxification
  • Residential Treatment
  • Day Treatment
  • Outpatient Treatment

(*A three-year accreditation outcome represents the highest level of accreditation. It’s only awarded to organizations that show substantial fulfillment of CARF standards.)

According to CARF's 2018 survey:

"Clients reported very positive experiences throughout treatment. Clients described staff as compassionate, and they reported intensive learning experiences that have taken them into recovery. The clients interviewed shared that staff respected them and treated them with the highest level of importance."​
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