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Explore Clovis, CA While You’re Teen is in Treatment

Muir Wood Adolescent and Family Services is proud to bring our trusted mental health and substance use disorder treatment to teens and adolescents, ages 12-17, at our scenic Clovis, CA campuses.

With over a decade of experience, we have a proven track record in delivering highly personalized, gender-specific treatment in comfortable residential environments. Our Clovis, California campuses provide safe, supportive, and specialized care to teens struggling with substance use disorder, mental health challenges, or dual-diagnoses in Clovis and the broader Fresno, CA, area.

Exploring Clovis, CA: The Gateway to the Sierras

With its centralized location, small-town spirit, and unmatched access to some of California’s most beautiful natural settings, Clovis, CA provides teens and their families with a beautiful, convenient home base for treatment and sustained recovery. Located in the San Joaquin Valley, Clovis is known as the “Gateway to the Sierras.” Established in 1890 as a freight stop on the San Joaquin Valley Railroad, Clovis has grown to offer the best of both worlds to Central Californians. Clovis combines the relaxing pace and access to nature of a rural setting with the convenience and amenities of a thriving urban scene. Teens and families enjoy gorgeous views of the nearby Sierra Nevada Mountain Range and surrounding nature, as well as the many activities, restaurants, shopping opportunities, and other attractions of nearby Fresno.

Recovery-Friendly Family Activities in Clovis, CA

Clovis offers a wide variety of family- and recovery-friendly outings and activities, from its historic Old Town to nature hiking in nearby Sierra National Forest. Some highlights in the area include:

Old Town Clovis

Clovis’ Old Town boasts outstanding shopping, great restaurants, and an entire vintage and antiques district to explore. Visitors can count on charming farmer’s markets, boutique shopping, and good, diverse eats as they explore this historic part of town.

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Sierra National Forest

Sierra National Forest boats astonishing mountains and lakes, offering the perfect backdrop to hiking, biking, or camping. With the established benefits of physical activity and nature on mental health and recovery, teens and their families can easily access this national treasure from Clovis.

Wild Water Adventure Park

Wild Water Adventure Park offers families a great chance to get outdoors and enjoy the California sun. Spanning 52 acres, this water park is California’s largest. Wild Water’s size allows for thrilling rides as well as great fishing opportunities, barbeques, and more.

Clovis Botanical Garden

The Clovis Botanical Garden is the perfect spot for a low-key, relaxing day spent in nature. With gardens, exhibits, and tours themed around water conservation and a Sensory Garden designed for accessibility, the Botanical Garden is an educational and fun way to spend an afternoon as a family.

Because of its close proximity to Fresno, visitors to Clovis also have countless choices for nearby excursions. From Chaffee Zoo to exciting restaurants, museums, and more, Clovis, CA has something for everyone. That’s not to mention its use as a home base for day trips to ny one of multiple national parks in the broader Central California area.

Where to Stay in Clovis, CA

Clovis offers many convenient, comfortable, and affordable accommodations for families looking to stay while visiting as their teen transitions into treatment. These include:

Travelling to Clovis, CA

Flying: Clovis, CA is located just 4 miles away from the neighboring city of Fresno and is easily accessible from its airport, Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT). Fresno Airport is serviced by many major carriers, including Delta, American, Southwest, United, Alaska Air, and Allegiant. Visitors can take CA-168 North for a short drive up to Clovis. Taxi or bus rides are also available from Fresno Airport.

Driving: California State Highway 99 connects Clovis with Los Angeles to the south (via Interstate 5) and Sacramento to the north. San Francisco connects to Clovis from the northwest via CA-99. San Jose connects to Clovis via CA-152.

Gender-Specific Dual-Diagnosis Treatment for Teens, 12-17, on Our Clovis Campuses

As with all of our teen mental health and substance use disorder treatment programs, residential treatment for teens in Clovis is conducted with small groups in a tight-knit environment, with just 6 teens per house. Our low client-to-clinician ratio allows us to build strong relationships and personalize treatment for every teen we work with. Our approach is gender-specific, allowing us to hone in on the unique mental health and substance use disorders faced by adolescent boys and girls. These include struggles around anxiety, depression, gender identity, emotional processing, socialization, healthy coping strategies, and much more.

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A Home Away from Home

Our Clovis, CA locations feature spacious, comfortable, well-equipped homes that allow residents to soak up the natural light and beauty of the local Central California surroundings. Outdoor pools, games, and more offer great opportunities for recreation, exercise, and rest during treatment.

Muir Wood employs experiential therapies as part of our treatment programs, connecting creative expression, physical activity, plus team and leadership-building under the guidance of our therapists. Clovis’ proximity to major natural parks and nearby Fresno allows for guided outings and excursions to help teens build new skills and work as a team while enjoying California’s many outdoor opportunities and attractions. Our Clovis, CA locations are also easy to reach for visiting parents and family members.

Take the First Step with Muir Wood in Clovis, CA Today

If your teen is struggling with mental health issues, experiencing a substance use disorder, or dealing with co-occurring disorders, we are here to help. We know this process isn’t easy, but we are ready and uniquely qualified to propose the best course of treatment to help your teen get back on track and enjoy a long-term recovery.

Contact us today to learn more about how our Clovis, CA programs can help your teen recover and build the skills they need to thrive.

Our Clovis program is located at:

18685 Auberry Road, Clovis, CA 93619