For Professionals

Commitment to Clinical Excellence

For over 40 years, Door to Hope has been a trusted and critical resource in Monterey County for professionals in the addiction treatment and behavioral health fields. Through our individualized, culturally congruent and comprehensive treatment approach we’re positioned to address the unique needs of each client and family. Through evidence-based practices, our staff of highly skilled and dedicated professionals create a therapeutic and supportive environment where individuals can restore hope and rebuild their lives – enriching our communities in the process.

Here for Professionals

Our admissions process is designed with referring professionals in mind, and involves a thorough assessment, as well as information sharing to ensure a holistic picture of the client’s medical, psychological and social status. With appropriate client consent, as dedicated professional, our team is happy to involve you throughout your client’s treatment process. We’re always available to answer questions or provide additional information.

When to Refer a Client

If one of your clients presents with any of the following symptoms, we encourage you to consider referring them to a higher level of care or a substance abuse treatment professional, such as Door to Hope.

Common Symptoms of Drug and Alcohol Addiction:

  • The substance of choice is taken in larger amounts or over a longer period of time than intended
  • There is a persistent desire or unsuccessful efforts to cut down or control substance use
  • A great deal of time is spent in activities necessary to obtain, use or recover from the substance of choice
  • Cravings, or a strong desire to use substance of choice is present
  • Recurrent substance use resulting in the failure to fulfill major role obligations at work, school or home
  • Continued substance use despite having persistent or recurrent social or interpersonal problems caused or exacerbated by the effects of a substance of choice
  • Tolerance, as defined by either of the following: (a) a need for markedly increased amounts of the substance of choice to achieve intoxication or desired effect (b) markedly diminished effect with continued use of the same amount of a substance of choice.
  • Withdrawal, as manifested by either of the following: (a) the characteristic withdrawal symptoms (b) the same (or closely related) substance are taken to relieve or avoid withdrawal symptoms

Referral Options

Our intake team is available to answer any of your questions about the referral process, treatment programs and aftercare planning. In the event that Door to Hope is not able to provide the appropriate treatment services for your client, our X-Waivered will provide alternative treatment resources or referrals.

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