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.

Eatontown, NJ
$16,000 for 30 days

In addition to providing daily therapeutic groups, fun activities, and 12-step groups, New Jersey's Advanced Health Education provides residents with a real world environment and schedule so that they may better adapt to their regular lives when they complete treatment.

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.

Agoura Hills, CA
$50,000 for shared room

This luxury rehab offers high-end accommodations and plenty of time for recreation. As they put it, being pampered is "one of the best ways to stay focused on getting better."

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.”

Wayzata, Minn.
$4,700 for 30 days

Full days of AA stepwork combined with the “strangely spiritual” forested surroundings make this affordable, relatively strict Minnesota rehab a solid place to get sober.

Rancho Mirage, Calif.
$32,000

Opened in 1982, Betty Ford Center is a fabled California desert rehab facility still considered by many to be the grand dame of rehabs—although it's a bit old-school in its approach.

Waverly, Pa.
$28,000

Marworth is a rehab respected for values as rock-solid as the walls of its stone mansion building. The cops, doctors and others who come here expect progress, not pampering.

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.

Atlanta
$18,000

After decades of treating dipsomaniac doctors, the staff at this Atlanta rehab is pretty sharp—and you no longer have to be an MD to get into "The Dome."

Argyle, Texas
$23,000

Community ties are strong at this raucous Texas rehab, where residents bond quickly on the ropes course and over fried chicken and sweet tea.


Eden Prairie, Minn.
$19,600

America's leading gay and lesbian rehab is a safe, clean haven for a wide range of LGBT clients who want to give up drugs and alcohol. But cramming 40 gay addicts into a tiny space can result in occasional fireworks.

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.

Bridgeton, NJ
$26,200

An isolated New Jersey outpost enveloped by acres of farmland, Seabrook House is run more with an iron fist than a firm hand. But alumni say that its lush landscaped gardens, fine food and top-tier treatment help soften the blow.

Havre de Grace, Md.
$22,000

A non-denominational Maryland facility founded by a Catholic priest, this respected rehab serves up more than spirituality and the Big Book. Clients say the food here is like manna from heaven.

Sovereign Health
$25,000 for 30 days

Though Sovereign's two locations may not be as aesthetically pleasing as some of the higher-end rehabs out there, each offers clients lots of choices.

Los Angeles
$40,000

Compared to most rehabs—if not its glamorous Malibu sister—"Ghetto Promises" is comfortable and classy. But does its laid-back, "beachy" vibe make it less serious than it should be?

Prescott, Ariz.
$7,850

The "recovery capital of the Southwest" is home to a rehab where the only drug is testosterone. Those who conquer the high ropes can forge brotherly bonds that will last a lifetime.

Cottonwood Heights, Utah
$15,000 for 28 days

Although some feel it’s not adequately staffed, this Utah rehab keeps clients active and fosters strong bonds (during kitchen-clean-up time) among its 16 max residents.

Upstate New York
$12,900–$30,000 for six weeks

Think AA is a sham, but still need to get sober? Try Saint Jude Retreats, a non-12-step program which encourages residents—through classes, workbooks and volunteering—to get their lives back on track by making more productive choices.

Kaufman and Elgin, Texas
$33,000 for three months

This no-nonsense Texas rehab gives relapsing hard cases another shot at sobriety with clear rules, tough love and long-term, 12-step-focused treatment.

Fall City, Wash.
$20,000 for 45 days

If an addiction to video games, technology or the Internet has your life flashing "Game Over," reSTART treatment center might be able to help you unplug.

Newport Beach, Calif.
$31,000 for 30 days

This Newport Beach rehab network's three main treatment centers address everything from drinking and drug addiction to eating disorders, all in gender-segregated settings.

Manor, Texas
$36,000 for 180 days

In old-school AA, the men stick with the men, and the women with the women—and that’s just what this rigorous, gender-segregated and Big Book–focused Texas rehab does.

Costa Rica
$14,900/mo.

This holistic rehab in Costa Rica is great for people who want to set their mind, body and diet right while they treat their addiction. Those looking for a traditional 12-Step approach, however, might look elsewhere.