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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Casa Palmera offers sun-drenched luxury a stone's throw from the sea (and a few stars). But the one-size-fits-all AA approach doesn't always go down as well as the homemade peanut butter.
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.
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.
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.