Alvarado Parkway Institute is a private behavioral health physician owned system offering inpatient and outpatient psychiatric and substance abuse services.  We are dedicated to the wellness of individuals, their families and our community through prevention, intervention, and treatment in a safe and culturally sensitive environment.  Our Culture of Caring is designed to provide patients and their families with quality driven psychiatric care and outstanding customer service.  We understand the challenges, the stigma, and the treatment of mental illness and substance abuse disorders.  We consider it an honor and a privilege to serve those who entrust us with their care.
 
 

Inpatient 

API provides comprehensive adult inpatient behavioral health and addictive disorders services in a 66 bed hospital setting located in La Mesa, California. At Alvarado Parkway Institute, we are committed to improving the mental health and well-being of our community.  Alvarado Parkway Institute is San Diego's leading provider of comprehensive mental health and substance abuse care. 

Inpatient

Outpatient

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Photo Credit: ms.akr

API offers a variety of Outpatient Services designed to assist patients in functioning at the highest level. Alvarado Parkway Institute provides Partial Hospitalization services and Intensive Outpatient services. These programs emphasize symptom management, community integration and prevention of hospitalization or re-hospitalization. Value added services enhance the patient's treatment experience. Themed activities promote wellness and social skills building.

Outpatient

Family Resources

API encourages family support whenever possible. Patients are encouraged to include family members in the treatment process.  We understand the challenges involved when a loved one is struggling with mental illness, addiction, or both. Our clinical team members look forward to providing support, education, resources, and treatment to family members.

Family Resources