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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

Los Angeles
$28,500

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

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.

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.

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.

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!”

Costa Mesa, Calif.
$24,500 for 30 days

This men-only SoCal recovery center’s success rate is, well, solid, thanks to caring staff, tranquil facilities and a robust aftercare program.

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.

Scottsdale, Ariz.
$20,000 for 28 days

If you can tolerate a two-caste system between its houses, this resort-style Arizona desert rehab has tons of amenities, making for a comfortable setting in which to get sober.

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.

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.

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.

Back2Basics 1600 W University Ave #109 Flagstaff, AZ 86001
$8,500/mo.

This Arizona rehab prescribes high doses of AA meetings and backpacking for young guys who not only need to get sober, but also learn the basics (think cooking and cleaning) of living in the real world.

Laguna Beach, Calif.
$20,000/mo.

Compassionate staff, fun activities and a solid aftercare program make this beachy California facility the “total package.” Just don’t stuff yourself with Top Ramen.

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.

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.

San Diego
$30,000–$45,000/mo.

If you’re not sold on the 12 Steps, this upscale six-person rehab, opened in July 2011, might be the one for you.

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.