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Restore Detox Centers

14099 Sky Mountain Trail, Poway, California, 92064
Restore Detox Centers is committed to the unique and individual needs of every guest as a critical partner in your first stop on the road to to recovery. It is our intention to nurture and guide you back to physical and mental health on your journey and empower you with a restored sense of self and renewed purpose. You will come to know the gift of freedom from drugs and alcohol and experience joy once again in your life. Restore Detox Centers offers a safe and comfortable environment that is full of love and support, absent of judgement, guilt and shame. Our home is equipped with the latest technology in the industry, best people in the business and a level of luxury not found in other detox facilities. We encourage you to make yourself at home, enjoy the serenity of this special place and welcome you to your new beginning.

Facility Highlights

  • Secluded 4 acre estate with valley and ocean views
  • Luxury accommodations with infinity pool and hot tub
  • Private chef prepared nutritional meals


  • Medical Detoxification

    Drugs and alcohol have widespread effects throughout your body, including but not limited to the addiction and/or physical/psychological dependence that develops with substance abuse over time. Many organ systems are affected by addiction and will react to withdrawal. The term “medical detoxification” means that there is a trained and licensed medical professional onsite to monitor your vital signs and protect your physical and emotional health as your body goes through withdrawal.
  • Individualized Treatment

    Some facilities have an addiction treatment protocol that all patients or clients are expected to follow, while others customize or individualize treatment based on a person’s unique needs and circumstances. Factors that may affect treatment decisions include age, lifestyle, medical conditions, type of drug, religious beliefs, etc.

Facility Settings

  • Mountains

Meet the Staff

  • Dr. Megan Lewis, COO
    Dr. Megan Lewis, COOClinical Psychologist
    Dr. Megan Lewis, Clinical Psychologist, is delighted to represent Restore Detox Centers, LLC as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Clinical Director for the facility. Dr. Lewis brings to RDC a breadth of knowledge and over 17 years of experience in the field of clinical psychology. Dr. Lewis received her Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Psychology from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). She then continued her graduate work in San Diego and received her Master of Arts (MA) in Psychology and her Doctorate of Psychology (PsyD) in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology. In addition to her fourteen years of experience in private practice, she has worked as an Adjunct Professor, a consulting psychologist at an inpatient psychiatric hospital, a federal contractor for the Department of Homeland Security, and a clinical director at an outpatient substance abuse program. She has also consulted at numerous residential treatment facilities for substance abuse. In her private practice in Carlsbad Village, she specializes in mood and anxiety disorders, eating disorders, substance abuse and dual diagnosis. California License # PSY 18875
  • Clark Smith, M.D., DFAPA
    Clark Smith, M.D., DFAPAMedical Director
    After medical school at the University of Arizona, Dr. Smith completed an Internal Medicine internship and worked as an emergency medicine physician and medical director for several methadone clinics, while completing specialty training in Psychiatry at UC San Diego. He was Chief Resident at UCSD Medical Center, Chief of Staff at Mesa Vista Hospital, and then founding Medical Director of the Sharp McDonald Center/Vista Pacifica Chemical Dependency Recovery Hospital, from 1989 to 2012. He has board certification in Addiction and Forensic Psychiatry, and also in Pain Medicine. He was the past president of the San Diego Psychiatric Society, the San Diego Psych-Law Society, and is now on the California Psychiatric Association Judicial Action Committee. Dr. Smith is a recognized expert in Addiction Psychiatry and the evaluation and treatment of physicians, nurses, law enforcement officers and attorneys. He has worked extensively with the courts, professional licensing boards and the media to provide accurate information regarding chemical dependency and psychiatric diagnosis, treatment, and recovery while dispelling damaging and stigmatizing stereotypes. He has a clinical psychiatric practice in San Diego and is Medical Director of both RecoveryWorks outpatient recovery program in Mira Mesa/ Scripps Ranch, and the Restore Detox Centers in Poway, California.

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Located outside of San Diego, southern California, Restore Detox Centers bills itself as a luxury detox center, providing non-medical detox from alcohol and other drugs, for adults only. Once they've completed detox, clients may graduate to a residential stabilization program that provides an optional short-term stay after detox.


Treatment begins with a thorough evaluation that includes blood tests, screening for co-occurring disorders, and assessments of the client's social, psychological, and medical needs and risks.

Though Restore is a non-medical center, it's qualified to provide Incidental Medical Services (IMS), a designation introduced in the State of California that allows facilities to provide, in the words of Restore Detox Centers, "oral and intravenous medications as well as alternative non-narcotic treatment methods for withdrawal symptoms." In short, this status enables the center to provide some relief for the physical pain of detox, though less than an acute-care detox facility.

Primary among Restore's temporary pain-relieving methods is a device called The BRIDGE, which is worn on the ear and which stimulates neural signals for four to five days. The facility also provides certain medications, and ensures that detoxing individuals get appropriate nutrition and a rounded diet, with a particular focus on vitamins. Drug-free withdrawal options are available for those clients who desire them.

Clients are told what to expect during and after treatment — a process that their families are involved in, whenever appropriate.

Once they've detoxed from their substances, clients are encouraged stay on for a two-week residential stabilization program to deal with any lingering withdrawal symptoms. During this stage of treatment, Restore offers individual and family therapy, including evidence-based modalities such as eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT). In a bit to provide a rounded program, Restore also offers yoga sessions, mindfulness, and music, pet, and art therapy sessions. Relapse-prevention training and case management services are provided, with a view to helping clients to remain sober after treatment, and residents may also attend non-compulsory off-site recovery meetings including 12-step and SMART Recovery sessions.

All clients are encouraged to graduate to longer-term residential treatment at other facilities.


Restore employs a medical doctor who's board-certified in addiction, forensic psychiatry, and pain medication; the doctor appears to hold numerous posts, so is likely not on-site full-time. Also on staff are a clinical psychologist, a licensed marriage and family therapist, certified addiction counselors, and a yoga and exercise teacher.


Restore bills itself as a luxury facility, and in-keeping with this designation, residents can enjoy a heated pool and a jacuzzi, set on the secluded four-acre campus. The facility is a modern Californian ranch-style residence, with shared bedrooms (each of which has a private bathroom), a full kitchen, an outdoor patio, and a common area with a fireplace and a flat-screen TV. Extra services include transportation to and from the treatment facility and any required medical care, and meals prepared by an on-site chef.


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Restore's website notes that the organization accepts insurance from a variety of providers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, and United. It's not clear whether insurance is accepted on an in-network or out-of-network basis.

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