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.
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.
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.
$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.
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.
Highly rated by their teen clients and their families, Paradigm Malibu offers programs for a really wide range of adolescent disorders including: depression, anxiety, personality disorders, substance abuse, behavioral addictions, and eating disorders.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Circle Tree Ranch provides residential addiction rehabilitation services for men and women over the age of 18, including pregnant women, and parents undergoing drug and alcohol treatment whose children reside with them on the campus.
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.
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.
While their stated primary goal is to help people recover and understand addiction, the experience is intended to be transformative, with counselors providing the tools for change and clients doing the heavy lifting.
Alumni rave about Mountainside's Mind-Body-Spirit program which includes activities such as yoga, Four Agreements and acupuncture. They also have two full-time psychiatrists on staff who specialize in addiction medicine.
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.
Banyan offers individualized treatment, a faith-based option, and a variety of amenities at its 5 locations. Alumni had high praise for the treatment team, including "awesome" therapists and staff members who were "like family."
The therapists at Futures work with you at the "core emotional level to uncover the central issues driving the addiction or co-occurring disorder," all while you recuperate in a luxury setting with spa-like amenities and tranquil accommodations.
This non-12-step men's facility in Canada offers individualized and comprehensive addiction treatment which leads to personal transformation. The goal is men "who are inspired to live with a renewed sense of vitality and purpose."
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.
West Palm Beach, FL; Medford, NJ; Beverly Hills, CA
Varies by location. Please call for price.
Ambrosia's dedicated team provides comprehensive addiction treatment in a structured and therapeutic setting, with plenty of recreation during downtime. Alumni appreciate the sense of community and understanding staff.
Located in the tropical climate of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Evolutions treatment center aims to provide top notch addiction treatment in a luxury setting at an affordable price. This would be welcome news as the trend is toward more supportive, comfortable treatment programs, but they can be very pricey. Evolutions is actually affordable. And they also take insurance.
1600 W University Ave #109
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
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.
$13,900 per month for a single room; $9,900 shared room; $5,900 for a quad room;
Solace Sabah has created what they call the Solace Flower Model, using Fusion Behavioral Therapies (CBT and REBT) along with other alternative therapies which encompass the Biological, Social, Spiritual and Psychological aspects of treatment.
$17,300 USD per month (shared room); $23,000 (private room).
Scotland's Castle Craig promotes abstinence as “essential for long-lasting recovery” and combines medical treatment, 12-step programs, and additional therapies including CBT, EMDR, and group, family, and mindfulness therapy.
Addiction Treatment Services International (ATSI) offers a variety of programs including specialized treatment for dual diagnoses, trauma/PTSD, a program for professionals, a program for addiction treatment professionals, and relapse prevention.
At Tree House, men who can "commit to a very rigorous program that requires them to face, process, and conquer daily physical, emotional and psychological challenges" graduate with a foundation for "healthy, clean and sober lives filled with pride and honesty."
At MARC, clients step down through levels of addiction treatment as "they learn, demonstrate knowledge, and practice tools and techniques" under the care of their therapist and the clinical team, with the eventual goal of re-integrating into their daily lives.
This unique program uses music to help patients articulate their emotions and overcome psychological obstacles. In addition, they incorporate full psychiatric assessment and treatment of medical conditions related to substance use.
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.
Anaheim Lighthouse is a drug and alcohol rehab with a more residential feel to it than many of its competitors. The suburban surroundings are replete with palm trees and green lawns, and the houses also have outdoor lounge areas with benches and small decorated fountains.
In addition to the 12-step / holistic therapy approach, what Palm Partners alumni consider the most meaningful part of their stay is the positive relationships built with fellow alumni and a deep love and appreciation of many of the therapists, counselors and techs who work there.
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.
Gamblers, addicts and alcoholics are all welcome at this stunning Virginia home. And despite an intensive daily regimen of one-on-one therapy, the friendly vibe and first-rate staff leave most patients feeling Southern-charmed.
Set on 42 bucolic acres in New Canaan, Connecticut, is the picturesque and patrician 16-building campus of Silver Hill Hospital, which specializes in dual-diagnosis treatment and has a new chronic pain and addiction center.
This relaxed sober-living manse is a great next step for rehab grads who’ve become enamored with the Southern-California recovery lifestyle—so long as you don’t mind just a touch of obligatory “bunch of strangers living together” drama.
This luxurious-yet-affordable South Florida rehab offers traditional and holistic treatments, 12-step meetings, and an optional Christian program. They also have a program devoted to the needs of first responders.
The spartan set-up of this massive Texas facility reflects a certain cowboy ethos, but its clients are more focused on twelve steps than two-steps. Exercise is oddly not part of the curriculum here, but residents receive a solid grounding in recovery and a valuable education in the basics of life.
This choose-your-own-adventure rehab provides a multi-site experience with an equally diverse range of treatments. Whether you find what you're looking for depends largely on the depth of your pockets.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Watershed houses clients at two different locations, one a condo-like complex and the other a somewhat more institutional residence. Those who feel they got the raw end of the living-situation deal are consoled by experienced staff and ice-cream machines.
This valuable network of rehabs serves disadvantaged and marginalized addicts around the country for (nearly) free. Beyonce's Cosmetology Center does its bit for national fashion—but the cuisine could use some work.