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Alcohol, Drug, and Other Rehab Centers in Pasadena, California


The 14 Best Rehabs in Pasadena, CA

To be sure we are recommending the best facilities, our team of researchers developed five core metrics to determine the quality of each treatment center. These metrics cover key aspects such as cost, treatment approaches, and rehab services provided. For more information, read the full breakdown of our filtering process and ranking methodology.

The 14 best rehab facilities in Pasadena, CA are: Alcohol, Drug, and Other Rehab Centers in Pasadena, CA Badge

The Gooden Center

191 North El Molino Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91101

Since 1962, The Gooden Center has provided a safe, supportive, and enriching gender-specific addiction program that supports clients and their families. The substance abuse program offers four levels of care, including residential, day, intensive, and aftercare programs. Its science-based approach is offered in a safe and emphatic environment, and clients are supported by licensed and certified professionals. The facility also offers men’s and women’s mental health treatment programs that target trauma and assist with depression and anxiety.

What patients are saying:

A family member of one former client said, “The Gooden Center is one of the few places that focus on recovery for the alcoholic/addict. Placed in a safe environment in the beautiful city of Pasadena, CA! I’ve met a number of men who come out of there with a strong foundation, with the help of the alumni to guide them through the process with work in the big book of Alcoholics Anonymous.”


  • 4.09 stars
  • 39 reviews

Pax House Recovery

2052 North Lake Avenue Suite F
Altadena, Los Angeles County, CA 91001

Pax House Recovery is located near amenities, such as the beach, to encourage long walks and fresh air as part of its rehabilitation program. It focuses on Motivational Interviewing (MI), which allows clients to open up in a nonjudgmental, friendly environment. Clients and their loved ones become increasingly aware of the effect of their actions and behaviors. Highly-trained staff members provide tried-and-true treatment practices to treat the whole patient, including the mind, body, and spirit. Addiction treatment, outpatient treatment, and crystal meth addiction programs are offered, as well as dual-diagnosis addiction treatment and addiction treatment aftercare planning.

What patients are saying: 

One patient said, “My recent success in Pax House Recovery has been outstanding. The staff here are really professional and they look after their patients really well. I can’t say enough about how thankful I am to you all. I would highly recommend this facility!” Another reviewer said, “The team at Pax is so open and welcoming and we have really come to appreciate the other members and their families.”


  • 4.81 stars
  • 59 reviews

ASAP Rehab

1084 New York Drive
Altadena, CA 91001

The caring and compassionate staff at ASAP Rehab play an important role in recovery for clients and their loved ones. Expert addiction-specialists take clients through carefully composed programs that allow them to work through their addiction in a safe and confidential environment. Its drug addiction facility provides 24-hour care by clinically trained staff. The facility also offers dual diagnoses to help clients work through their cravings and compulsions, and clients have access to trained professionals that assist with mental health disorders. Areas of expertise include addiction, anxiety, depression, specialized heroin addiction programs, and men’s addiction.

What patients are saying: 

One grateful patient said, “This is the very first treatment facility that I ever attended. I was 18 and was so afraid to get help. As soon as I got there, the staff was so welcoming. John and Rob were the best technicians there. The nurse Jesse was amazing and took excellent care of me. The owner Kenneth even took us to an amusement park to show us some sober fun.”


  • 3.23 stars
  • 34 reviews

The High Road Program

700 South Arroyo Parkway
Pasadena, CA 91105

Becoming a productive, sober member of society is at the heart of the treatment provided by The High Road Program. Clients work their way through high-quality counseling, education, and rehabilitation. The program is designed to help clients learn how to deal with obstacles without turning to substances. Some services offered include DUI counseling and education, drug testing, specialized treatment for optimized programming (STOP) parolee services, alcohol and other drug assessment, and outpatient alcohol and drug counseling for individuals and families. The facility recognizes the important role loved ones play in the recovery process.

What patients are saying: 

Patients are grateful for the level of care they receive. One patient said, “I appreciate the work this program does. The staff is amazing, I am a better person thanks to them. Definitely recommend them to everyone.” Another patient was happy with the care of a particular staff member and said, “Chris was the best!”


  • 4.07 stars
  • 15 reviews

CRI-Help, Inc.

11027 Burbank Boulevard
North Hollywood, CA 91601

CRI-Help has treated over 40,000 clients since 1971 and conducts follow-up surveys at 30, 90, and 180 days post-treatment. The caring and competent staff take clients through treatment programs that help them identify triggers and patterns and build healthy life skills. Clients are also encouraged to build a community of people with long-term sobriety to foster healthy relationships with others who can identify with their journey. The facility’s treatment options include detox, medication-assisted treatment, residential care, outpatient facilities, and transitional living to ensure clients are taken care of from start to finish.

What patients are saying: 

One satisfied patient had this to say, “This place saved my life. I was an Alcoholic on the verge of losing everything. I found them after reaching out to a few friends. I have now been clean 278 days, and they taught me to appreciate everyday like its day 1. They don’t judge. They don’t put you down. Very loving environment.”


  • 4.60 stars
  • 90 reviews

Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services

Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services logo
100 West Walnut Street, Suite 375
Pasadena, CA 91124

Hathaway-Sycamores provides a family-focused approach to addiction treatment and rehabilitation through its integrated dual diagnosis treatment program. The program is aimed at consumers who struggle with both mental health and substance misuse issues or who have family members with a history of substance and/or alcohol misuse.  Clients receive team-based care to help them integrate back into their community easily and have access to trained staff, including certified chemical dependency counselors. Hathaway-Sycamores’ certified chemical dependency counselors work in conjunction with a multi-disciplinary team; mental health therapist, psychiatrist, behaviorist and peer support.  Our program utilizes tools from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Interviewing to provide drug and alcohol education, coping skills, as well as other topics. The aim of the program is to provide our consumers and their family members with a thorough assessment, drug education, linkage to community resources such as 12 step programs and referrals to a higher level of care when appropriate.  Services are offered in an outpatient setting and include individual, family and group therapy.

What patients are saying:

One former client said, “This has to be the best place that offers services to mental health-related patients as well as low-income families and foster youth recipients. They are great at referring you to other resources when you need to find a solution to any of your problems.”


  • 3.70 stars
  • 9 reviews

Insight Treatment

769 North Orange Grove Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91103

Insight Treatment, one of the first drug and alcohol outpatient programs in Los Angeles, focuses on building trust and providing a safe environment for teens to express their emotions. Programs include teen group therapy, an intensive outpatient program, and various parent support groups. Teens have access to Insight Academy and school support to learn how to face challenges without relying on substances.

What patients are saying:

Loved ones of one client said, “We tried lots of treatment programs for my daughter that were unsuccessful until we discovered Insight. It is an amazing program for adolescents needing treatment for emotional health and/or addiction. What’s great about this program is that they believe that plenty of time is needed in order for your child to feel safe and comfortable and ready to open up about their struggles.”


  • 5 stars
  • 13 reviews

PCH Treatment Center

11965 Venice Boulevard, Suite 202
Los Angeles, CA 90066

PCH Treatment Center offers dual-diagnosis treatment to help clients who struggle with substance abuse understand what drives their desire for the substance. Treatment is structured to help patients and their families deal with conflict and triggers. The facility offers help for a number of psychiatric conditions, such as depression and mood issues, borderline states, emotional dysregulation, and psychological trauma. Some treatment levels include treatment with supportive housing, day and intensive outpatient treatment, and a family program.

What patients are saying:

Family members appreciate the level of care their loved ones receive. One loved one said, “Has been a tremendous experience for my son. The quality of the staff is top notch. He has come such a long way and is optimistic about his future.” Another said, “They are very professional and extremely caring.”


  • 3.25 stars
  • 47 reviews


1000 North Alameda Street, Suite 390
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Prototypes has a strong focus on women who struggle with substance abuse. The facility provides support and guidance for their patients and their families through various treatment programs. The inpatient treatment program includes a detoxification plan and residential stay. It also offers a robust outpatient treatment plan that ranges from a few sessions to plans that can extend well beyond a year. Treatment plans are customized to suit individual needs and address behavioral and health concerns. This allows their clients an easier transition back into their homes and communities.

What patients are saying: 

No written reviews available


  • 3.00 stars
  • 9 reviews

Aegis Pasadena

450 North Lake Avenue, Suite 150
Pasadena, CA 91104

Substance abuse can be a tough journey for patients and their families, which is why family plays such a large role in Aegis’ recovery program. The team of highly skilled and certified professionals understand the value of a sound healing philosophy and treat alcohol use, drug and opioid addictions, and co-occurring disorders. The treatment plan includes diagnosis, prescribed levels of care, and detox. Clients also have access to inpatient residential, partial hospitalization, and office-based treatment, as well as intensive outpatient treatment and a general outpatient program. Clients have access to aftercare support and support groups to keep them on the right track.

What patients are saying:

One former client said, “This place helped me get my life back on track. I’ve heard so many negative things about methadone clinics, and I am so happy that I didn’t listen to them. The staff here is amazing, friendly and caring. Making me feel like a person instead of an addict.” Another alumnus said, “The staff has become like family, is truly sincere and selfless in every way.”


  • 4.16 stars
  • 21 reviews

Grandview Foundation Inc.

1230 North Marengo Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91104

The restoration of dignity and self-esteem is foundational in the Grandview Foundation’s approach to treatment for substance abuse. Clients are treated holistically, and treatment plans are tailored to ensure that their individual plan has a greater chance of overall success. Inpatients enjoy a comfortable, home-like environment, and staff are on-call 24 hours a day to ensure clients are well-cared for. The treatment approach includes withdrawal management, residential and outpatient treatment and MAT treatment. Additionally, private therapy is provided to patients.  Grandview also has an extensive Wellness program.  A supportive sober living program ensures that clients stay on track and that their families are involved in rehabilitation.

What patients are saying: 

One alumnus said, “Grandview treated me like family.  GV gave me the love and support when I was lost and hopeless.  Any time I get a thought to use, one of the things I think of is how much GV has helped me, the coping skills I was taught, the support groups I was introduced to; and, having the opportunity to meet with a therapist weekly, to go deeper into the reasons behind why I started using…all of this makes it a lot easier for me to stay clean.  I’m finally the person I should be and I’m grateful for all I’ve learned.”


  • 4.49 stars
  • 27 reviews


1680 North Fair Oaks Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91103

For 50 years, IMPACT has provided a caring, structured, and no-nonsense approach to substance abuse. The program is designed to reduce substance dependencies and equip clients with the tools they need to remain clean. Programs include on-site residential care in a home-like and nurturing environment and outpatient care to support clients and their families as patients reintegrate into their homes and communities. The facility also provides transition living, withdrawal management, court services, and assists with drug court cases.

What patients are saying: 

One former patient said, “First time in ’97. If you’re outta control, this is the place. Lots of rules but as long as you follow them, listen, and participate, I guarantee your life will get better. Relapse is part of my story but this place is awesome. Just don’t pick up that first drug and drink, things will get better!”


  • 4.72 stars
  • 94 reviews

Social Model Recovery Systems – Pasadena Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (PCADD)

1245 East Walnut Street
Pasadena, CA 91106

Social Model Recovery Systems is the outpatient program for the Pasadena Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (PCADD) initiative. The program helps adults and teens who find themselves in the cycle of substance abuse by providing them with withdrawal treatment, prevention strategies and help with reintegration back into their local communities. The outpatient program follows the 12-step program and helps foster relationships between alumni and new patients. Families are encouraged to join meetings as they are integral to the healing process.

What patients are saying: 

No written reviews available


  • 5.00 stars
  • 2 reviews

Casa Treatment Center Sober Living

160 North El Molino Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91101

Casa Treatment Center Sober Living fosters strong relationships between women who struggle with substance abuse. It facilitates the transition from addiction treatment through the 12-step principles of recovery and offers residential treatment for up to 22 women who stay anywhere from 30 to 90 days. The outpatient program encourages interaction between alumni and patients to help clients remain on track. Families are encouraged to participate in the 12-step program.

What patients are saying:

One former client said, “I was a client here a few times the last time was 2008. I have been clean and sober ever since this place has given me a life. I loved it so much that I got a job here. This place is truly magical. If you are looking for a place to rebuild your life, we have the whole package here.”


  • 4.19 stars
  • 67 reviews


According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA), there are 295 substance abuse treatment centers in the Pasadena area. To determine which provide the highest quality of treatment and the most resources for recovery, we used the following five core metrics to evaluate each facility.

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Getting Help in Pasadena

Start by determining your coverage

To determine your best options for a rehabilitation center, it is important to first learn about your health insurance coverage. Reach out to your private or healthcare marketplace insurance provider to find out which substance abuse treatment centers are available to you. Regardless of the type of coverage you have, both public and private insurance companies must cover substance abuse treatment for qualified individuals.

To learn more about addiction and the rehabilitation process in your state, read our guide to rehab in California.

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    Pasadena Rehab FAQs

    Do I need to go to rehab?

    Substance abuse and addiction have high costs, often adversely affecting work performance, personal relationships, and your physical health. To help you determine if you may be addicted, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has an Alcohol Use Screening and a Substance Abuse Screening to help you find out.

    How long does rehab last?

    Different programs and levels of addiction require different program lengths. Common rehab lengths are:

    How much does drug rehab cost?

    Pricing depends on the program, services, and amenities offered. Typically, outpatient programs are cheaper than inpatient, and live-in inpatient facilities are the most expensive. To learn more, read our guide on The Cost of Rehab.

    How does rehab work?

    Rehab is made up of four basic steps:

    • Assessment
    • Detox
    • Therapy
    • Aftercare

    To learn more about the rehab process and each step, read our guide to The Addiction Rehabilitation Process.

    How important is aftercare? 

    One of the most important steps in the rehabilitation process is aftercare – the continuing support and accountability offered through counseling and 12-Step programs such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA).

    To find an AA or NA meeting near you, use the directory below.

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    For more FAQs visit our rehab FAQ page.