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Enjoy living along the foothills of beautiful majestic mountains without having to sacrifice life in the big city by choosing to live in El Cajon. El Cajon is a large, populous city that is perfect for individuals making their transition from residential treatment facilities to living an independent life of sobriety.

Access to over 7 different drug/alcohol treatment facilities and/or services, beautiful views, and multiple employment opportunities provides just the right resources needed to help you start fresh after a stay in a residential rehabilitation center and lead a successful life of sobriety.

Airport Information for El Cajon

Family and friends who are visiting you during your stay in El Cajon will be able to quickly fly in and out of the city, as the closest airport is just 14 miles away. The San Diego International Airport provides daily domestic and international service to thousands of customers.

It is estimated that this airport provides over 600 flights daily to and from major cities. The largest airline carrier for the airport is Southwest and Alaska Airlines.

Weather for El Cajon

Those staying in El Cajon will have to enjoy warm weather. Both summer and winter months are filled with warm days and cool nights. The average summer temperature is approximately 90 degrees. Some days the temperature will exceed 100, but it will quickly dip back to the mid-60s/70s during the evening.

Winters are cool and comfortable. Temperatures can vary from 40 to 60 degrees during December, January and February. Most of the area's rainfall occurs during the summer, but it is extremely moderate. The average rainfall for winter months is approximately 3 inches.

Drug Abuse Information/Rehabilitation Centers

Maintaining sobriety can only happen with the help of proper counseling and treatment. El Cajon has seven facilities that offer quick and easy access to a number of resources ranging from outpatient/inpatient treatment to counseling.

Seeking help from a certified counselor can often help you overcome your addiction long after you have left a residential facility. The McAlister Institute for Treatment and Education/South Bay Regional Recovery Center and the Mental Health Systems – East County Center for Change offer individual and group counseling.

If a relapse should occur, there are a number of facilities that offer inpatient/outpatient treatment programs. McAlister Institute and Volunteers of America have short and long-term treatment programs that can help addicts get back on track and living a life of sobriety. Dual diagnosis treatment is also provided by these facilities.

Lodging in El Cajon

Hotels and motels are extremely diverse in El Cajon. Visitors will be able to pick from luxury hotels, affordable chain hotels/motels, and independently run lodging facilities.

Those looking for luxury accommodations will be able to find them at the Sycuan Golf & Tennis Resort. Visitors looking for a comfortable and affordable place to stay can try the city's other hotels/motels that include Days Inn, Super 8, Relax Inn and Suites, and Quality Inn.

Employment Opportunities in El Cajon

The largest employer for people living in El Cajon is Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College. Employment opportunities may be available as a teacher, administrator, or maintenance/support services.

Other employers to the city include the City of El Cajon, Sears, Target, GKN Aerospace Chem-tronics, and El Dorado Care Center. These employers have employment opportunities in everything from healthcare and aerospace engineering to retail and sales.

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