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Home of the World's Biggest Lemon, Lemon City's icon, the city of Lemon City, CA is a welcoming place for those seeking to start a new life after drug addiction problems. It is a true gem in the middle of San Diego County, a small town with a friendly feel and historic buildings in the middle of large cities and suburbs. Just nine miles from San Diego's downtown, Lemon Grove feels like it is worlds away from the city.

Getting to Lemon Grove

Whether you are traveling to Lemon Grove to start recovery treatment or wish to visit someone who is receiving treatment, the location of the city is one of its benefits. Lemon Grove is just 12 miles from the San Diego airport. You can literally be at your destination within minutes of collecting your luggage.

Climate of Lemon Grove

One of the benefits of traveling to Lemon Grove for treatment is the city's climate. It has the warm and mild weather of the Mediterranean climate, with warm dry summers and cool, but comfortable, and sometimes wet winters. Weather issues will rarely be a problem here.

Lemon Grove Recovery Centers

Lemon Grove has three places where people struggling with drug and alcohol abuse can go for treatment. The McAlister Institute for Treatment and Education is one of these. The center offers residential treatment on a short and long-term basis. They work with women, including pregnant women, and have residential beds for their children when needed, so the family can stay together.

Engaged in Recovery - Positive Opportunities for Women is a treatment facility specifically for women. This facility specializes in dual diagnosis treatment for women and helps them get back on their feet after they have completed the recovery process.

For teens, the Teen Recovery Center East San Diego Youth and Community Services offers drug and alcohol treatment options available for teens. This facility offers substance abuse treatment on an outpatient basis and is a branch of a center based in San Diego.

Where to Stay

Because it is so near San Diego, Lemon Grove has ample lodging options for people who are traveling to the city to visit someone who is in treatment for drug or alcohol addiction. Econo Lodge is the only hotel in Lemon Grove, but less than three miles from the city in La Mesa you'll find everything from a Super 8 to a Holiday Inn.

Employment Opportunities

Finding employment after recovery is an important step. Several area retailers and restaurants provide employment options, including fast-food chains like McDonald's, Papa Johns and Starbucks. Also, the nearby city of San Diego gives ample employment options.

With a mild climate, several recovery centers and a close proximity to the city, you'll find that Lemon Grove offers everything you need for recovery and the period after recovery.

  • McAlister Institute for Trt and Educ (MITE)/Options Residential/Kiva
    • Addiction treatment for pregnant/postpartum women
    • Addiction treatment for women
    • Residential beds for clients' children
    • Court ordered addiction treatment
    • Residential short-term inpatient treatment (30 days or less)
    • Residential long-term inpatient treatment (60, 90, 120 days)

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