Rehab Reviews


Malibu, Calif.
$48,000 for 28 days

This intimate California rehab is a good choice for anyone doesn’t want to feel like just another cog in the system. And, says one resident, “Everyone is so nice!”

Newport Beach, Calif.
$28,000 for 30 days

For a “rehab near the beach” experience that isn’t quite as costly as similar SoCal competitors, head to this Newport Beach treatment facility.

Sausalito, Calif.
$50,000/35 days

This luxe San Francisco rehab remains free-thinking in some ways—see for instance its Native American sweat lodge—while it grows more traditional in others.

Nashville
$23,000 for 30 days

This Tennessee rehab doesn’t mess around with rules or fraternizing with the opposite sex. Clients appreciate its scenic views and some of the state’s best cooking.

Wernersville, Pa.
$33,570

Caron’s “tough-love” approach doesn’t leave out the “love”—or the “tough.” A traditional 12-step rehab with a solid 50-year track record, Caron takes clients’ sobriety as seriously as its discipline.

Capo By the Sea 26682 Avenida Las Palmas Capistrano Beach, CA 92624
$24,500 (semi-private)

Capo By The Sea offers an executive rehab program complete with medical detox and a focus on dual-diagnosis issues, as well as an outpatient option in an environment that exudes the kind of beach house optimism one would expect from an Orange County recovery outfit.

Tucson, Ariz.
$47,680

This high-end desert facility caters to a plethora of emotional and behavioral disorders. The luxury, Native American wisdom and stunning views on offer sufficed to entice Tiger Woods and Ringo Starr.

1191 Simmons Lane Novato, CA 94945
$55,000

This exclusive Northern California rehab is all about client choice—as well as golf outings, Buddhist field trips and keeping up with the office.

Hanover, Va.
$25,000 (28 days)

Gamblers, addicts and alcoholics are all welcome at this stunning Virginia home. And despite an intensive daily regimen of one-on-one therapy, the friendly vibe and first-rate staff leave most patients feeling Southern-charmed.

Anaheim, California
$12,000 a month

Anaheim Lighthouse is a drug and alcohol rehab with a more residential feel to it than many of its competitors. The suburban surroundings are replete with palm trees and green lawns, and the houses also have outdoor lounge areas with benches and small decorated fountains.

Carbondale, Colo.
$14,250/mo.

An all-male clientele and a passion for mountain sports differentiate Colorado's Jaywalker Lodge, a rugged but reliable drug and alcohol rehab that attempts to treat men who have failed elsewhere.

Lake Worth, Fla.
$21,000 for 30 days

Given its Christian leanings and patients from a wide range of socioeconomic backgrounds, this Florida rehab's motto may as well be, “Let the addicts and alcoholics come unto me.”

Woodland Hills, Calif.
$10,000/mo.

Adolescents and young adults flunking out at staying clean are given the chance to ace their addictions and graduate (for real) at this unique university-integrated rehab.

Los Angeles
$7,000/mo.

Cri-Help's no-frills approach to recovery boasts strong results and has led to the facility having a great reputation. You won't be getting a high end luxury experience, but if you're ready to work and do what it takes to get sober, this respected Los Angeles facility may be your best bet.

Delray Beach, Fla.
$23,500 for 30 days

In addition to the 12-step / holistic therapy approach, what Palm Partners alumni consider the most meaningful part of their stay is the positive relationships built with fellow alumni and a deep love and appreciation of many of the therapists, counselors and techs who work there.

Malibu, Calif.
$10,000/mo.

This relaxed sober-living manse is a great next step for rehab grads who’ve become enamored with the Southern-California recovery lifestyle—so long as you don’t mind just a touch of obligatory “bunch of strangers living together” drama.

New Canaan, Conn.
$30,000

Set on 42 bucolic acres in New Canaan, Connecticut, is the picturesque and patrician 16-building campus of Silver Hill Hospital, which specializes in dual-diagnosis treatment and has a new chronic pain and addiction center.

Pasadena, Calif.
Unit 1: $8,200; Unit 2: $11,000

The home of Dr. Drew's Celebrity Rehab doesn't let the cameras in everywhere. While the counselors deliver, the chefs don't—and black-market meds abound.

Lemont, IL
$1,000/day

This women-only drug, alcohol and eating disorder rehab outside of Chicago gets high marks for DBT, good cafeteria-style food, and its “get better together” camaraderie.

Friday Harbor, WA
25,000 (28 days), 30,000 (including alt. therapies, 28 days)

The Clearing isn't just another non-12-step or alternative rehab, it's something different entirely. Their unique program takes place on a 64-acre working farm and historic bed and breakfast.

Caanan, Conn.
$18,000 for 28 days

Mountainside's setting lives up to its name. And the usually youthful clients find that a sense of community and some enlightened counselors can compensate for food that's bad enough to write home about.

Boca Raton, Fla.
$14,250 for 30 days

If you’re a depressed alcoholic and don’t mind cooking your own meals (or walking a mile to treatment sessions), this dual-diagnosis Florida rehab could be the one for you.

Plymouth, Minn.
$28,000

Cold weather and half-caf coffee help curb the crisis-stricken clients at Hazelden's youth branch. Sympathetic staff and family involvement often ensure that the kids are alright.

Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
$18,000 for 30 days

Focusing on substance abuse and gambling, this guys-only Florida rehab offers regular gym trips, hearty meals and a horseshoe pit. Male bonding, anyone?

Nunnelly, Tenn.
$19,500–$26,000/mo.

Their testament to tough love puts punters through Native American philosophy, wacky personal contracts and something known as "Gump Day." Don't expect too much luxury, though—it really is a ranch.