The 28 Best-Rated Drug Rehab Centers in California

There are 1,419 drug rehab centers in California that treat alcoholism and drug addiction. Only 28 of these rehabs met our rigorous editorial standards for high-quality treatment.

IN THIS GUIDE

  • Tree House, Clear Recovery, Pacific Shores, Broadway, Dedicato, Beginnings, Sheer, Phoenix Rising, Elevate, Muse, Resurgence, La Jolla, My Time, The Discovery House, Alo House, Avalon, Blue Tiger, Buckelew, CAST, Cedar Point, Comfort Recovery, Evolve, Highland Hospital, Launch Centers, Riverside, Serenity Trauma, Talk Therapy, and True Life. (View All)
  • Each rehab in our list has: (a) The Gold Seal of Approval from the Joint Commission for addiction services, (b) Composite online review score of 4/5 stars or better (our grading system explained), (c) Robust programs that effectively treat substance abuse in an inpatient setting.

Best-Rated Drug Rehab Centers

Tree House Recovery

Tree House Recovery in California

855-202-2138   |    Visit Website

1901 Newport Boulevard #271, Costa Mesa, California 92627

Tree House Recovery is an all immersive residential facility for men struggling with substance abuse and addiction. Through their eight modalities (ABI, ESM Fitness, Yoga, Recovery in Action, Writing, Addiction Education, Process Groups, and 1 on 1 Therapy), clients are able to take an interactive and comprehensive approach to overall recovery and wellness. The men in this program not only live together, but they also create bonds, learn to trust, and rely on one another for support. By treating the mind, body, and social aspects of these men’s lives, Tree House Recovery is helping men with substance abuse disorders overcome their addiction and lead more full-filling lives.

Levels of Care: Residential Treatment, PHP, IOP

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: A
Accreditations: Joint Commission

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Clear Recovery Center

Clear Recovery Center in California

877-799-1985   |    Visit Website

328 N. Prospect Avenue, Redondo Beach, California 90277

Clear Recovery provides inpatient detox services as well as residential substance abuse treatment. Detox treatment can last anywhere from 3 days to whenever the client is deemed medically stable, and at that point they can then move into residential treatment. Clients are able to fully immerse themselves in the healing process as they press pause on their life and focus solely on their recovery plan. Though every treatment plan will be different depending on the needs and goals of each client, Clear Recovery provides access to evidence-based therapies, nutrition and diet counseling, life skills groups, yoga, and outdoor recreational activities.

Levels of Care: Detox, Inpatient Treatment, PHP, IOP

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: A
Accreditations: Joint Commission
Editorial Note: Clear Recovery also offers clients a variety of life coaching courses, vocational training and higher education counseling.

Pacific Shores Recovery

Pacific Shores in California

888-435-7750   |    Visit Website

3309 Clay Street, Newport Beach, California 92663

Residential treatment through Pacific Shores Recovery is going to include 24 hour detox care, focused healing, community and peer support systems, comfort and security in a private and peaceful setting, and 90 days or more of immersive and comprehensive care. Pacific Shores emphasizes taking time during the recovery process rather than rushing through a 30 day program. Different amenities clients will have access to include private and semi-private rooms, swimming pool, fully equipped gym, and a variety of different common areas. Treatment plans are going to be determined by the client and their specific team, but most will include some combination of evidence-based strategies, holistic therapies, and family support.

Levels of Care: Detox, Residential Treatment, PHP, IOP

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: A
Accreditations: Joint Commission

Broadway Treatment Center

Broadway Treatment Center in California

714-443-8218   |    Visit Website

6021 Jade Circle, Huntington Beach, California 92647

Residential clients of Broadway Treatment Center are going to receive a customized treatment plan of individual and group therapies, CBT, DBT, and regular meetings with a treatment team to evaluate the effectiveness of the recovery plan. Clients are encouraged to develop coping mechanisms, create healthy and positive behavior patterns, and work to improve overall wellbeing. Along with a comfortable and structured living environment, Broadway Treatment Center provides clients with access to 24 hour supervision and on-site advocates for continued support.

Levels of Care: Inpatient Detox, Inpatient Treatment, PHP, IOP, MAT, Aftercare

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: A
Accreditations: Joint Commission
Editorial Note: Broadway Treatment is pet friendly, and offers specialty services such as a couples program, jail diversion, relapse prevention, incidental medical services, and life skills development.

Launch Centers

Launch Centers in Los Angeles, California

1-424-526-5339  |    Visit Website

1849 Sawtelle Boulevard #100, Los Angeles, California 90025

Treatment through Launch Centers touches on many different areas: emotional health, recovery support, self-esteem and self-worth, spirituality, art and creativity, relationships, education, life skills, and medication management. The different forms of therapy offered may include CBT, DBT, EFT, attachment theory, EMDR, trauma-informed care, experiential therapy, art therapy, and narrative therapy.

Levels of Care: Detox, OP, IOP, PHP

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: A
Accreditations: Joint Commission

Dedicato Treatment Center

Dedicato Treatment Center in California

626-921-0113   |    Visit Website

22 W Carter Avenue, Sierra Madre, California 91024

Residential treatment through Dedicato is set in a luxurious environment where a variety of different treatment options are going to be offered, including a full bio-psycho social assessment, psychoeducation, art therapy and more depending on each client’s specific needs. Clients are constantly monitored with a staff to client ratio of 3:1. The different therapies and educational courses offered are meant to treat the overall person, helping to establish positive and healthy coping mechanisms, emotion regulation, and an overall improvement in standard of living.

Levels of Care: Detox, Residential Treatment, PHP, IOP

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: A
Accreditations: Joint Commission

Beginnings Treatment Center

Beginnings Treatment Center in California

877-717-1723   |    Visit Website

657 W 19th Street, Costa Mesa, California 92627

Following medically supervised detox, clients will enter into the residential program at Beginnings Treatment Center where they will receive 24 hour supervision and access to medical care. Other components of residential treatment includes an extremely professional and caring staff, behavioral therapy, a variety of complementary and experiential therapies, education, medical support, and several types of individual and group counseling. Clients will remain in residential treatment for at least 90 days, and then they may feel that moving to a less intensive form of treatment, such as PHP or IOP, is a better option for continuing care.

Levels of Care: Inpatient Detox, Inpatient Treatment, PHP, IOP, Aftercare

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: A
Accreditations: Joint Commission

Sheer Recovery

Sheer Recovery in California

888-979-7703   |    Visit Website

27130 A Paseo Espada #1423, San Juan Capistrana, California 92675

In order to provide the best medical stabilization during inpatient treatment, Sheer Recovery utilizes pharmacogenomic testing to ensure the medications being used during detox are the most effective for your genetic makeup. Residential care also provides clients with time to focus on their commitment to getting sober. Accommodations provided to residential clients includes an ocean view, private and semi-private living spaces, nutritious meals, round the clock staff support and access to medical care and other resources, a pool and a jacuzzi. This stage of treatment, before clients move into PHP or IOP, can last anywhere from 7 to 30 days.

Levels of Care: Detox, Residential Treatment, PHP, IOP

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: A
Accreditations: Joint Commission

Phoenix Rising Recovery

Rising Phoenix Recovery in California

855-376-6151   |    Visit Website

35450 Pegasus Court, Palm Desert, California 92211

Phoenix Rising is going to offer clients a variety of different residential treatment options, including gender specific tracks. Therapy options that are often included in the comprehensive and individualized plans can include CBT, individual and group therapies, meditation, and art therapy. Phoenix Rising offers 30 day, 90 day, and extended care residential programs. Residential treatment helps hold clients accountable for their recovery journey, provides constant supervision making relapse more difficult, and helps clients develop the skills and coping mechanisms needed to keep them sober outside of treatment.

Levels of Care: Detox, Residential Treatment, IOP, PHP, Sober Living

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: A
Accreditations: Joint Commission
Editorial Note: Because Phoenix Rising is located on a private ranch, they also offer equine assisted therapy.

Elevate Addiction Services

Elevate Addiction Services in California

831-760-8298   |    Visit Website

262 Gaffey Road, Watsonville, California 95076

There are three phases to Elevate’s residential program, and each phase focuses on a different element of recovery: physical and mental healing, building life skills and learning tools, and addressing and overcoming core negative issues. Inpatient rehab can last anywhere from 30 to 90 days, and in some cases clients may need additional time or may need to transition to a lower level of care for continued treatment. Emphasis is placed on nutrition, holistic care for developing positive coping skills, and education to empower clients through their journey. As a holistic centered facility, Elevate offers mindfulness, breathing exercises, meditation, body rejuvenation therapy, art and music therapy, exercise, and adventure and experiential therapy.

Levels of Care: Detox, Residential Treatment, PHP, IOP, Aftercare

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: A
Accreditations: Joint Commission & NAATP

Muse Treatment

Muse Treatment in California

866-621-6988   |    Visit Website

1251 Westwood Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90024

The two main components of residential treatment at Muse focuses on therapy and discovery, and relapse prevention and education. Muse Treatment allows clients to focus on their recovery journey and overall wellness in a safe environment surrounded by medical professionals. Daily schedules are structured, and clients are able to connect with and establish relationships with people experiencing similar things as themselves. Muse offers clients a variety of different therapies and treatment options, they help clients focus on nutrition, diet and overall wellbeing, and through this, risk of relapse reduces significantly. Art therapy, meditation, and recreational therapies are also part of treatment.

Levels of Care: Detox, Residential Treatment, PHP, IOP, Sober Living

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: A
Accreditations: Joint Commission

Resurgence California

Resurgence California in California

877-321-2716   |    Visit Website

3125 Pierce Avenue, Costa Mesa, California 92626

Some of the therapies that are offered at Resurgence California include CBT, individual therapy, group therapy, biofeedback, art therapy, and alumni support. Clients participating in residential treatment have access to an entire treatment team of certified medical professionals who help guide each individualized treatment plan to ensure clients receive the level and quality of care needed. These programs are also going to have options that focus on trauma-informed care and therapy for loved ones as family support and involvement is key in many recovery success stories.

Levels of Care: Detox, Residential Treatment, PHP, IOP

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: A
Accreditations: Joint Commission

Talk Therapy Center

Talk Therapy Center in San Diego, CA

858-216-2416  |    Visit Website

5935 Cornerstone Court West, Suite 125, San Diego, California 92121

Talk Therapy Center utilizes a combination of individual therapy, couples therapy, family sessions, 12-step and spirituality, relapse prevention, education, development of healthy coping skills, and more. Clients will meet with their own treatment team during the admissions process to determine the best course of action, and this plan can be modified as the needs of each client change.

Levels of Care: IOP

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: A
Accreditations: Joint Commission

La Jolla Recovery

La Jolla Recovery in California

858-206-8148   |    Visit Website

7632 Herschel Avenue, La Jolla, California 92037

Residential treatment at La Jolla includes sober coaching and a variety of different therapeutic modalities. Not only do they provide gender specific programs, but they provide treatment options for many diverse groups. The goal is to create a plan that fits the specific needs of the client, no matter what those needs are. All clients will be given evidence-based treatment in a safe environment that works to promote wellness and healing through community.

Levels of Care: Detox, Residential Treatment, PHP, IOP, MAT

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: A
Accreditations: Joint Commission

My Time Recovery

My Time Recovery in California

559-206-3515   |    Visit Website

83 E Shaw Avenue #200, Fresno, California 93710

Inpatient treatment programs at My Time Recovery may last 30, 60 or 90 days, and clients attending these programs will receive a combination of evidence-based therapies and holistic treatments, such as DBT, education, and nutrition. Clients will live in a private or semi-private room with 24/7 support from medical professionals, therapists, and peers. Clients may also participate in a variety of different adventure therapies, yoga, meditation, fitness and community integration. The main goal of treatment, and of utilizing a combination of holistic methods with evidence-based treatments, is to help clients develop new behavioral patterns and positive coping mechanisms.

Levels of Care: Detox, Residential Treatment, PHP, IOP

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: A
Accreditations: Joint Commission

The Discovery House

The Discovery House in California

818-452-1676   |    Visit Website

6957 Enfield Avenue, Reseda, California 91335

At The Discovery House, clients are assessed based on a variety of different criteria to help determine which therapies are most effective. Some options include motivational interviewing, psychodrama groups, music groups, neurofeedback, yoga and process groups. The design of this facility is especially for individuals struggling with substance abuse who have also dealt with trauma. Treatment here focuses on mind, body and spirit connection, so all aspects of the person is treated, not just the symptoms that come from the addiction.

Levels of Care: Detox, Residential Treatment, PHP, IOP, Aftercare

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: A
Accreditations: Joint Commission

Buckelew Counseling Services

Buckelew Counseling Services in San Franciso, CA

415-457-6964  |    Visit Website

201 Alameda Del Prado, Suite 103, Novato, California 94949

Buckelew Counseling Services provides both individual and group counseling sessions and also offers DBT, skills training, CBT, and play therapy. Family inclusion is also an important aspect of outpatient treatment, so they also offer couples and family therapy as well as educational services.

Levels of Care: OP

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: A
Accreditations: CARF
Editorial Note: They offer special programs for divorce, LGBTQ, and postpartum depression.

Serenity Trauma Center

Serenity Trauma Center in Malibu, CA

310-310-9249  |    Visit Website

24903 Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 102, Malibu, California 90265

Outpatient treatment will include individual therapy, pain management, family inclusion, EMDR, somatic therapy, acupuncture, mindfulness, yoga, therapeutic movement, brainspotting, neurofeedback, BDT, fitness, and art therapy. Treatment plans are customized to each individual client, and they will meet with a treatment team during the admissions process to determine which methods need to be utilized and what the best course of treatment is.

Levels of Care: OP, PHP, IOP

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: A
Accreditations: Joint Commission

CAST Centers

CAST Centers in Los Angeles, California

877-657-8967  |    Visit Website

630 N Doheny Drive, West Hollywood, California 90069

CAST Centers provide different treatment options meant to fit each client’s specific needs. Some forms of therapy might include acupuncture, yoga, breathwork, hypnotherapy, and massage therapy. On top of that, clients may utilize individual and group therapies, 12-step programs, and peer support.

Levels of Care: PHP, IOP

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: A
Accreditations: Joint Commission

Comfort Recovery

Comfort Recovery in Los Angeles, CA

818-451-0748  |    Visit Website

20011 Ventura Boulevard,  #105, Woodland Hills, California 91364

Treatment for substance abuse and co-occurring mental illness includes individual and group sessions, education, CBT, and alternative therapies. A combination of methods helps create a more comprehensive and well-rounded treatment plan for each client’s specific needs.

Levels of Care: Detox, OP, IOP, PHP

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: A
Accreditations: Joint Commission

Riverside Recovery Resources

Riverside Recovery Resources in Riverside, CA

951-684-3744  |    Visit Website

3757 Elizabeth Street, Riverside, California 92506

Riverside Recovery Resources utilizes a range of therapies that include relapse prevention, recovery planning, life skills training, anger management, and employment skills training. These programs are able to provide structure based on a set of values they uphold and are combined with individual and group therapies to treat the person as a whole.

Levels of Care: IOP, OP

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: A
Accreditations: Joint Commission

Alo House

Alo House in Malibu, CA

888-310-9074  |    Visit Website

28955 Pacific Coast Highway, #200, Malibu, California 90265

Alo House offers medication management, non-12 step programs, equine therapy, SMART recovery, a sweat lodge, yoga, meditation, gardening at on-site farms, fitness therapy, and sound therapy. The different treatment methods a client will be offered are DBT, motivational therapy, CBT, neurofeedback, EMDR, motivational enhancement therapy, existential psychotherapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, relapse prevention, psychodrama, and somatic experiencing.

Levels of Care: Detox, IOP

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: B
Accreditations: Joint Commission

Avalon Malibu

Avalon in Malibu, CA

1-888-527-1895  |    Visit Website

32420 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, California 90265

Treatment for substance abuse at Avalon Malibu includes group therapy, individual counseling, CBT, DBT, EMDR, relapse prevention therapy, seasonal ropes courses, massage therapy, acupuncture, nutritional guidance, art therapy, yoga, aqua therapy, psychodrama therapy, and physical fitness. This approach treats the entire person and helps build positive coping skills for continued sobriety after treatment.

Levels of Care: Detox, IOP, PHP, Inpatient

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: B
Accreditations: Joint Commission

Cedar Point Recovery

Cedar Point Recovery in San Francisco, CA

888-607-6079  |    Visit Website

8950 Cal Center Drive, Suite 160, Sacramento, California 95826

Treatment might include coping skill development, relapse prevention, mindful stress reduction, individual and group therapy, exercise therapy, and nutrition counseling. A combination of these techniques is determined based on each individual client’s needs in order to treat them as a whole and prepare them for long-term recovery.

Levels of Care: OP, IOP, Sober Living

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: B
Accreditations: Joint Commission

True Life Center

True Life Center in San Diego, CA

866-646-8603  |    Visit Website

4520 Executive Drive, Suite 225, San Diego, California 92121

Along with the typical individual and group therapies, True Life Centers equips each client with positive coping mechanisms through mindfulness, yoga, nutrition, fitness, massage, acupuncture, and art therapy. A combination of evidence-based treatments with holistic therapies works to treat the person as a whole and helps prepare them for long-term recovery.

Levels of Care: IOP, PHP

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: B
Accreditations: Joint Commission

Evolve

Evolve Treatment Center in San Diego, CA

1-866-204-9519  |    Visit Website

11585 Sorrento Valley Road, San Diego, California 92121

Evolve offers a variety of treatment options including DBT, applied behavioral analysis, CBT, individual and family therapy, mindfulness, 12-step, integrative body psychotherapy, and various group therapies. They also offer yoga, art and music therapy, meditation, dance, hiking, and general fitness.

Levels of Care: PHP, IOP

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: B
Accreditations: CARF

Blue Tiger Recovery

Blue Tiger Recovery in Riverside, CA

1-877-867-6768  |    Visit Website

73555 Alessandro Drive, Palm Desert, California 92260

Treatment at Blue Tiger Recovery involves group sessions, individual therapy, relapse prevention, family therapy, CBT, DBT, somatic experiencing, trauma engagement, 12-step programs and more to treat substance abuse. The combination of these therapies provides a well-rounded treatment plan for each client’s individual needs.

Levels of Care: PHP, IOP, OP

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: C
Accreditations: Joint Commission

Highland Hospital

Highland Hospital in Oakland, CA

510-895-4369  |    Visit Website

1411 E. 31st Street, Oakland, California 94602

At Highland Hospital clients will be provided a team of psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, therapists, and nurses to help develop and guide their treatment plan and ensure that the highest level of care is provided. Therapies may include individual or group therapies, but plans are developed with the client and can be changed as the client’s needs evolve.

Levels of Care: OP

TRUST SIGNALS

Online Reviews: D
Accreditations: Joint Commission

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We assign letter grades to each center based on their cumulative online review ratings:

  • A = 4.3 – 5 Stars
  • B = 3.5 – 4.2 Stars
  • C = 2.6 – 3.4 Stars
  • D = 2 – 2.5 Stars
  • F = > 2 Stars
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