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Teen Residential Psychiatric Treatment Accredited by The Joint Commission

If your family is in crisis due to your child’s substance use and mental health issues, often referred to as dual-diagnosis, you’ve come to the exactly right place and not a moment too soon.  

Founded in 2013, Muir Wood provides exceptional Psychiatric Treatment for youth, 12-17. We operate 17 idyllic facilities in Northern, Central, and Southern California. In our beautiful and closely supervised homes, we help teens overcome substance use and/or mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, personality and mood disorders, gender identity issues, and others. Our program highlights include:

  • Nationally recognized teen psychiatric treatment specialists
  • Full-time psychiatrists and nursing staff
  • Boys and Girls housed and treated separately
  • 24/7 awake supervision by trained staff
  • In-network with Aetna, Anthem, BCBS, Halcyon, Kaiser, Magellan, and Optum
  • Unfortunately, we do not accept Medi-Cal
  • Weekly family therapy provided
  • 17 beautiful facilities in Northern, Central and Southern, CA
  • Academics accredited by The Western Alliance of Schools and Colleges
  • Licensed by California DSS, certified by California DHCS, verified by Psychology Today
  • Rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau

Call 866-705-0828 now to speak with an admissions coordinator, or to save time, you can use this form to have us verify your insurance coverage and we’ll call you back with all the details.

Take a Video Tour of 2 of Our 17 Beautiful Facilities

We Are In-Network with These Major Insurers. We Are Unable to Accept Medi-Cal.


Muir Wood is licensed by the California Department of Social Services, Certified by the California Department of Health Care Service, Accredited by The Joint Commission and The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, has been verified by Psychology Today, and has earned an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau.

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Two Alumni Moms Talk About Their Families’ Treatment Experiences


Two Muir Wood Alumni Share Their Stories

Let Us Verify Your Insurance Coverage

Complete this form and we’ll ring you back just as soon as we are able to verify your insurance coverage. Once we do, you’ll know whether or not your child is a good fit for Muir Wood and what, if anything, treatment will cost you.

We are an in-network provider with the following insurers and can usually work on an out-of-network basis with others.

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Muir Wood is the choice of medical professionals around the country because of the talent and collegiality of its team members. Muir Wood carefully selects its staff for their ability to provide exceptional adolescent care, and for their willingness to support the values of compassion, kindness, cooperation, and quality that are our hallmark.

Dr David Smith
David Smith, MD DFASAM Addiction Medicine
Tara Krueger
Dr. Tara Krueger
Chief Clinical Officer
Dr. Jon S
Dr. Jon Sterngold
Margaret Grimley
Dr. Margaret Grimley
heather Russo
Heather Russo, LMFT
VP of Outpatient Services
Dr. Mark Schiller

Call now. 866-705-0828. Even if we aren’t a good fit, we’ll help you find a program that is!

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Meet our admissions team. They are highly trained and waiting to take your call. 866-705-0828

Maura S.
Admissions Director
Megan M.
Admissions Coordinator
Kristy Hale
Admissions Coord.
Kristy H.
Admissions Coordinator
Hannah P.
Admissions Coordinator
Lauren Z.
Admissions Coordinator
McKenna W.
Admissions Coordinator
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