Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Sierra Tucson to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at Sierra Tucson.

  • These restrictions have been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

For detailed information on COVID-19, please visit

Sierra Tucson Expands Recovery Center Offerings with California Campuses

Sierra Tucson – Ranked #1 in Newsweek’s list of Best Addiction Treatment Centers in Arizona for 2020!

World-Renowned Behavioral Healthcare Leader, Sierra Tucson, Expands Recovery Center Offerings with California Campuses

TUCSON, Ariz. (Aug. 21, 2019) – Sierra Tucson, an international leader in behavioral, mental and integrated healthcare, has assumed management of Sober Living by the Sea located in Newport Beach, Calif. and Sunrise Recovery Ranch located in Riverside, Calif. These locations, which are now part of the Sierra Tucson Group, are now Sierra by the Sea and Sunrise Ranch.

Sierra Tucson, Sierra by the Sea, and Sunrise Ranch represent a combined legacy of over 70 years for transforming lives. With a focus on providing trauma-informed care for addiction and co-occurring disorders, these treatment centers offer an intimate beachfront location and gender-specific lodging.

Sierra by the Sea, whose tagline is ‘Where Waves of Change Begin,’ has beachfront locations offering all levels of care, including detox, inpatient, residential, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient. Located on a serene, rustic campus across 10 acres, Sunrise Ranch, whose tagline is ‘Moving Recovery Forward,’ offers traditional substance use disorder programming in a compassionate and nurturing environment. Equine psychotherapy will now be added to their list of treatment options.

Jaime Vinck, successfully operating Acadia Healthcare’s flagship facility as CEO of Sierra Tucson, has been elevated to CEO of the Sierra Tucson Group.

“This expansion into California allows us to serve more individuals by increasing access to care and expanding the reach of our integrated behavioral healthcare model of care,” said Vinck.

For further information on Sierra by the Sea, visit; and for Sunrise Ranch, go to

About The Sierra Tucson Group

The Sierra Tucson Group, which is part of Acadia Healthcare, is currently comprised of Sierra Tucson, Sunrise Ranch and Sierra by the Sea. Internationally renowned for its innovative approach and legacy of providing clinically excellent care for behavioral and mental health concerns, Sierra Tucson combines integrated care with evidence-based practices to provide a full range of leading treatment methods.