Substance Use Disorder Treatment Programs & Services


Effective SUD Treatment from a Caring Staff

Janus treats Substance Use Disorder (SUD) related to alcohol, marijuana, meth (methamphetamine), cocaine, barbiturates, codeine, heroin and other opiates, Oxycodone (Oxycontin), and Vicodin.

Our programs and services offer effective, affordable addiction treatment for individuals and their families, all in an atmosphere of respect and support. An essential key to Janus’ success is our compassionate and capable staff, who play a vital role in the treatment and rehabilitation process. Many of our staff members have experienced their own addictions and recovery processes, so they bring increased compassion and understanding to their work with clients.

Finding the treatment that fits your needs is a critical step toward lasting recovery. It’s important to ask the right questions when choosing a program. Our SUD Program Selection Guide will give you more information and help answer some of the most common questions people have when looking for treatment.


aftercare_full-1Aftercare Program

Janus’ Lifetime Aftercare Counseling Program is a comprehensive, ongoing support group for all clients who have completed treatment at Janus. This is a lifetime benefit for all alumni. Meetings are offered every week. Call us at (866) 526-8772 for details.

Licenses & Accreditation

In 2006 Janus received CARF accreditation for the Methadone Clinic and in 2010 for the Residential and Perinatal Treatment Programs. CARF accreditation insures that people entering our programs will receive the highest level of safe and successful care guided by the most recent effective treatment methodologies. Currently, Janus is the only non-profit CARF accredited program in Santa Cruz County.

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Committing high standards to your treatment

Janus of Santa Cruz is licensed by the State of California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs to provide the following treatment programs:
  • Residential Detoxification for Adults
  • Residential and Day Alcohol and Drug Treatment for Adults
  • Residential and Day Alcohol and Drug Treatment for Pregnant Women
  • Outpatient Alcohol and Drug Treatment
  • Opiate Addiction Treatment / Methadone and Buprenorphine
  • First and Multiple Offender Driving Under the Influence Programs
The Janus Community Clinic for the treatment of opiate addiction is accredited by CARF, the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. CAARR, the California Association of Addiction Recovery Resources, has established a registration process for homes meeting the Sober Living Standards. In this process, a facility states that it meets the Standards and declares that it will continue to abide by the Standards.

Recovery Starts Here

For four decades, Janus has provided compassionate and effective addiction treatment while guiding thousands of people toward wellness and recovery. We offer help, hope and results to individuals and families.