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 program 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Oceanside alumni praise flexible treatment which includes care for underlying mental health conditions, staff who go the extra mile, luxury amenities, and activities such as surfing and horseback riding.
Alumni have high praise for this this New Jersey program which offers customized treatment plans and holistic care to its college-aged clientele. Residents leave with a commitment to their recovery and the skills to maintain it.
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."
Average cost is $4,400 for monthly rent and scholarships are offered as well,
This highly structured men's program in California puts no deadline on recovery, allowing residents to stay for as long as they need. The focus is on building character, finding purpose, and taking responsibility.
Alumni of The Clearing praise the non-12 step approach which focuses on "self-counseling skills" and "learning how to love yourself" while you heal in a historic, fully restored farmhouse surrounded by the natural beauty of San Juan Island.
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.
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.
$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.
$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.
Residents at this treatment center express gratitude for individualized and comprehensive treatment plans, nurturing and knowledgeable staff, and the great camaraderie they experienced during their time in treatment.
Raincross offers a traditional 12-step program and treatment specifically geared toward women, including relationship rebuilding, family support, and trauma-focused therapy in an environment of trust and safety.
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.
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 Southern California residential treatment center facilitates "healing and transformation of women's lives" through a spiritual and holistic program that emphasizes introspection and positive psychology.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.