Rehab Reviews


33335 Mulholland Highway, Malibu, CA 115 Barrington Walk, Los Angeles, CA 90049
$40,000/30 days (45 day minimum)

Visions offers top-of-the-line treatment for 13 to 18 year old addicts, with alumni that includes Elizabeth Brockovich—daughter of Erin Brockovich—who found treatment in Vision's outpatient, day school, sober living and their Launch program.

Malibu, Calif.
$58,000/mo.

The “beach-house-relaxed” Cliffside Malibu claims to provide an oasis for recovering addicts and alcoholics. And that’s just what you'll get—if you’ve got the cash.

Newport Beach, Calif.
$30,000/mo.

This SoCal rehab fosters a regimented but respectful recovery environment, where teens learn how to live sober through plenty of 12-step meetings and life-skills classes—not to mention "equine-assisted psychotherapy" and mixed martial arts.

Malibu, CA
$58,000/mo. for a semi-private room;

The kind of addict who comes to Sunset Malibu is frequently using drugs to cope with a deep pain; for these people, life is just too painful to deal with without the buffer of drugs or alcohol.

Cheviot Hills, CA
$10,000 - 15,000/mo.

Every Genesis alum who took our survey has remained clean and sober, with more than half of the respondents having double-digit sobriety.

Malibu, CA
$25,000 and up/month.

Access Malibu offers five-star treatment and luxury amenities at a more accessible price.

Burns, TN
30-day program: $6300; each month after that: $5300; step-down program (outpatient): $1500

This 12-step based non-profit Tennessee facility for men offers meetings, groups, camaraderie, and boasts an impressive success rate.

Austin, TX
$190/day

This Austin, Texas rehab provides substance abuse and mental health services as an outpatient programs. It is universally beloved by its clients and alumni for the therapy provided to the individual and the support freely given by a caring staff.

Los Angeles
$28,500

Traffic fumes aside, Authentic Recovery Center is a haven for addicts seeking individualized care.

Gulf Breeze, FL
$25,000-$32,000

An alternative to 12-step programs, Gulf Breeze Recovery offers panoramic ocean views in a caring and therapeutic environment. Housing up to 26 residential guests, this luxury facility offers a choice of semi-private or private rooms with or without ocean views.

Lakewood, CO
$30-$50 per group; $50-$75 per one-on-one session.

If you are looking for a loving and nurturing outpatient program which still emphasizes accountability, this may be the place for you. Almost unanimously, clients credit this Lakewood, Colorado program with improving their lives in significant ways.

Byron Bay, Australia
$140,000/month

The Sanctuary Byron Bay combines a completely individualized holistic approach with unrivaled luxury. If you want excellent treatment combined with true privacy and every possible amenity, including your own 24-hour carer, this is the place for you.

San Diego
$45,000/mo.

Whether you’re interested in the 12 Steps, SMART Recovery, or holistic treatments, this luxurious, appealing and commendable 4.5 star San Diego rehab has a program for you. 

Palm Springs, Calif.
$23,500 for 30 days

It’s not all spa visits, seaweed body wraps and hot-stone massages in Palm Springs, Calif.—though there is plenty of that. Real recovery also takes place at this “Integrated Treatment Model” rehab.

Wickenburg, Ariz.
$44,000/five weeks

Color-coded name tags, carrying around rocks and the juggling of multiple afflictions may leave some speculating on the effects of exposure to the Arizona sun. But The Meadows is high on quality as well as eccentricity.

Thailand
$12,900 for 28 days

This luxury Thai rehab brings on the namaste with lush surroundings and daily pampering, but also has highly trained medical staff who know why residents are here.

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!”

West Palm Beach, Fla.
$34,000

Perched beside a turquoise lake in Palm Beach County, The Hanley Center boasts the amenities of a swank spa, the treatment program of a first-rate hospital and the sex appeal of a nunnery.

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.

Sundance, Utah
$30,000

Cirque Lodge offers clients long nature hikes, mountain-top helicopter rides, free hairdos and fine cuisine on a breathtaking compound. While some alums found this Utah drug rehab a bit conservative, others ranked it among the country's top treatment centers. 

Malibu, Calif.
$28,000/first mo.; $14,000/mo. thereafter

This laid-back Malibu beachfront rehab charts a holistic path to recovery, which suits the twenty- and thirtysomethings who come here—you just might have to clock a few extra miles on the sand to burn off Chef Monte’s hearty home-cooking.

Las Vegas
$750/day

In one of the world’s least sober cities, Las Vegas Recovery Center is an island of serenity in a sea of vice. Although the busy schedule at this Nevada rehab and pain-management center makes some feel cramped, alumni have nothing but high marks for its compassionate staff.

San Juan Capistrano, Calif.
$28,700 for 30 days

With its beach-town comfort and flexible fusion of 12-step traditions and holistic therapies, this gender-segregated rehab has a lot to offer.

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.

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.