Rehab Reviews


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.

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.

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. 

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

With surf, sunshine and soft sandy beaches, Gulf Breeze Recovery provides a relaxing environment for its guests. Gulf Breeze’s founders believe that this is not only conducive to one’s recovery, it is essential.

Los Angeles
$28,500

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

Los Angeles
$5,000 (Calif. residents); $7,500 (others)

Run by a charismatic rabbi and his social-worker wife, this affordable Los Angeles rehab tutors its residents in both Judaism and recovery. But even the goyim leave happy.

Koh Chang, Thailand
$9,995,

DARA's centers are as lush and exotic as you might expect. Their program includes airport pick-up, a full medical exam at a nearby private hospital and all the luxury amenities their facility affords visitors—all at surprisingly affordable prices

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.

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.

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.

Laguna Niguel, CA
$20,000-$30,000

This family-run rehab boasts a location close to the ocean, multiple residences to accommodate a diverse population, and an optional Christian recovery component, "Celebrate Hope," for those seeking a more religious experience.

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.

Antigua
$24,000/mo.

Eric Clapton's drug and alcohol rehab in Antigua is stunningly beautiful and strictly professional. The only problem is readjusting to reality once you're out.

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.

Malibu, Calif.
$57,000

Glamour and luxury pervade Promises' magnificent Malibu facility. A month here may cost you three times more than a month at the Paris Ritz, but for well-heeled clients like Diana Ross and Britney Spears, price isn't really an issue.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.