The Most Respected Addiction Treatment Center in the South Bay

With over 21 years of experience in addiction treatment, Thelma McMillen Center for Alcohol and Drug Treatment combines the 12-step model with hospital quality care and staff .

Located in Torrance, CA, the Thelma McMillen Center model is designed to effectively treat adults and adolescents for addiction while they maintain normal living arrangements and develop a recovery support system in their community.

This proven model has helped over 5000 South Bay residents bring structure and freedom back to their life while recovering from addiction.

Treating Adults and Youth

Thelma McMillen Center has separate treatment programs for adults (age 18+) and adolescents (age 13-18) for alcohol and drug addictions. Both programs incorporate our core 3-stage outpatient model.

  • Stage 1: 6-10 weeks intensive treatment therapy
  • Stage 2: 6 weeks transitional therapy
  • Stage 3: 24 weeks continuing care therapy

As part of our initial therapeutic work, every client receives an individual bio-psycho-social assessment that creates a unique treatment plan for each client. Recommended in each treatment plan is significant family involvement in treatment process. Our treatment approach includes:

  • 3-stage Outpatient Model
  • Biopsychosocial Assessment
  • Recommended Family Involvement
  • CBT Therapy
  • Collaboration with current healthcare providers
  • Your own personal counseling staff, psychologists, and medical staff if needed

In addition, our programs include individual counseling, group counseling, relapse prevention, and educational lectures. Our clinical approach ensures each client has a safe and healing experience.

Private and Confidential

With a private entrance, Thelma McMillen Center ensures privacy for our patients. Our offices are private, and strict adherence to HIPPA laws ensures your treatment remains confidential.

Business leaders, public figures, and South Bay community members trust their care to Thelma McMillen Center because of our expertise and our privacy.

Insurance Accepted

Thelma McMillen Center for Alcohol and Drug Treatment works with major insurance companies to ensure treatment therapy is covered under most healthcare plans. Our team will work with you to review your healthcare benefits and explain coverage options.

If you are unsure if Thelma McMillen Center is right for your care, please contact us and we will provide a free consultation with recommendations for the best and most indicated care.

Call Us to Get Answers

A treatment advisor can answer your questions regarding:

  • Addiction treatment options
  • Insurance coverage and cost information

All information is confidential.