Lancaster, California, United States

Design for Change


(78 Reviews)

Insurance Accepted

Cash Pay Rate

28 days
Substance Use
Co-Occurring Mental Health
Offers evidence-based care with 7, 30, and 60-day programs including medical detox, medication-assisted treatment, and comprehensive therapies. Promotes holistic healing through experiential therapies, outdoor activities, and customized programs for veterans/first responders.

Highlights from the Center

  • Insurance Accepted

  • Co-Occurring Disorders Treatment

  • Holistic Approach

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Intervention Services

Design for Change has 2 intervention services they offer for families. The first is an intervention service helpline, where a drug intervention specialist speaks with the client over the phone. The second is a face-to-face intervention where the interventionist and loved ones talk to the substance user. After the intervention, the Design for Change team helps ensure a smooth transition to treatment.

A Full Continuum of Care

Design for Change strives to meet clients where they are in their recovery journey. After intervention support, clients can transition to medical detox. Their team provides medication-assisted treatment (MAT) as needed. Clients can participate in short-term or long-term residential care and then seamlessly transition to Design for Change’s day treatment (partial hospitalization) or outpatient program. Their clinical team incorporates evidence-based therapies into every step of treatment and recovery.

Dual Diagnosis Treatment

Design for Change treats co-occurring mental health issues like depression, trauma, anxiety, and bipolar disorder. They utilize evidence-based therapies like cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and motivational interviewing to address the root causes and build coping skills. Design for Change offers specialized veterans' and first responders' programs that focus on healing trauma.

Holistic Therapies

Design for Change heals the mind, body, and spirit through holistic modalities like art therapy, music therapy, and psychodrama. They additionally offer biosound therapy, yoga, and meditation. Clients participate in regular exercise and healthy eating habits.

Levels of Care

Mental health is a complex health condition that requires a comprehensive, patient-centered approach to treatment that ensures you receive the appropriate care at the right time, based on your individual needs.
Typically the initial stage of treatment for substance use, focusing on medically supervised management of withdrawal symptoms.
An intensive program offering 24 hour care and a variety of therapeutic services in a residential setting.
Sober Living
Not Offered at This Center
Transitional housing designed to support individuals recovering from substance use disorders offering a safe, supportive and structured environment for practicing long-term sobriety, while reintegrating back into daily living.
Day Treatment
In a PHP, patients live at home but follow an intensive schedule of treatment. Most programs require you to be on-site for about 40 hours per week.
Intensive Outpatient Program
A structured program, less intensive than inpatient treatment but more intensive than traditional outpatient care, involving a combination of therapies skills-building activities, to help people work towards recovery and maintain mental health.
Treatment programming allowing patients to receive care without staying in a hospital or inpatient facility, providing a variety of therapeutic and medical services.
Virtual & In-Home Care
Not Offered at This Center
The delivery of therapeutic services utilizing technology such as video conferencing, online messaging or phone calls, allowing for flexibility, comfort and increased access to care.




Drug Addiction

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder




Individual Treatment


1-on-1 Counseling


Mindfulness Therapy

Art Therapy

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Family Therapy

Motivational Interviewing

Music Therapy

Psychodrama Therapy

Recreation Therapy

What We Treat




Chronic Pain Management

Chronic Relapse

Co-Occurring Disorders



Drug Addiction


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