Work towards a degree while attending rehab

Morningside Academic Institute (MAI) helps clients with addiction and mental health problems meet treatment and education goals, regardless of academic failures in the past. Morningside Recovery gives clients a second chance to learn.

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MAI helps clients receive high school diplomas or GEDs, and graduate on to higher education. Students can easily apply for college, enroll in classes, and stay on track with their academic and career goals. MIA also helps rehab clients earn certificates in various vocations to launch careers directly after rehab.

Morningside Recovery has affiliations with the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandise, Irvine Valley College, Orange Coast College, UCI Extension, Centaur University, Newport Mesa Unified School District, and University of Phoenix, to name a few.

Morningside Alumni have gone on to attend and graduate from Chapman University, UCI, UCLA, and many other prestigious universities.

Our dedicated staff provide unparalleled treatment and academic support. The MIA program encourages clients to explore their passions, plan for the future, and finally live up to their potential.


  • Review transcripts and interview student to assess student’s academic strengths and weaknesses
  • Facilitate Enhanced Career Assessment Inventory
  • College application assistance
  • Individualized academic action plan that includes classes, appointments, recovery meetings, and therapy. The action plan is continuously reevaluated during treatment.


  • Academic planning based on transcripts and interests
  • Class registration and FAFSA (financial aid) assistance
  • Transportation to campus
  • Weekly MAI community meetings
  • Transfer planning (applications, college campus tours, etc.)
  • Career testing


  • Syllabus Review
  • Weekly/Daily Accountability
  • Class & assignment preparation
  • Research assistance
  • Essay writing assistance
  • Test preparation
  • Study techniques

We monitor client’s attendance, progress, course work to ensure academic success.

How Do I Get Help?

Morningside Recovery offers the full-spectrum of comprehensive addiction treatment in Orange County, CA. Take that first step on the road to recovery and make better choices, every day. Call now.

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