Celebrities in rehab for drugs, alcoholism and even sex addiction have made big news over the past year. Tiger Woods, Mel Gibson, Robin Williams, Lindsay Lohan and now Disney Channel darling Demi Lovato have all had experiences with rehabilitation centers for emotional distress or dangerous addictive behaviors.
What’s behind some of the most expensive places in the United States to get away from it all and cure your psychological ills? Here’s a look at five of the most pampered rehab assignments in the United States which have seen by some of Hollywood’s top A-listers.
You’ve probably seen the commercials on late-night cable news for Chris Pentiss’ book, “The Alcoholism and Addiction Cure.” Pentiss and his son operate Passages Malibu, an exclusive rehab center in southern California.
Private bedroom terraces, a workout gym, a gourmet chef, a swimming pool, tennis courts and massage therapy are all part of the program at Passages. Treatment options are for drug addiction, alcohol addiction, family therapy and marriage counseling amongst others.
The Meadows has more than one location to serve the needs of clients who are recovering from trauma and addiction. Drugs, alcohol, sexual addiction, anxiety, mood disorders and grief are all dealt with in posh facilities in both Arizona and Texas. You are greeted with wide open spaces and serene surroundings if you can afford the privacy of The Meadows.
Tiger Woods is perhaps their most famous client during his February 2010 visit. Costs for a 35-day stay is $33,500, according to the Addiction Resource Guide.
Destination Hope is for men and located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Destination Hope actually does accept insurance unlike other top places which are self-pay. With an ample ocean view, guests can choose to relax on the beach or walk to their private lake.
While stars stay at this luxurious center, they receive their own private apartment with lake views second to none. Destination Hope specializes in drug rehabilitation and recovery.
Prive Swiss owned the Beau Monde brand and claims to be “one of the very first small ’boutique’ luxury rehabs in the United States.” Three locations serve clients in southern California and one in Connecticut.
Amongst the many posh amenities you will find at Prive Swiss are exceptional living quarters, gourmet food and extreme one-on-one attention. Prive Swiss is so exclusive, it only accepts three clients at a time.
In the wide open spaces of Utah there exists serenity like you wouldn’t believe at the Cirque Lodge. Catering to high-society clients is easy considering the Sundance Film Festival is held annually nearby.
High-paying clients have such luxuries as access to a ski resort, horseback riding, private living quarters, hiking trails and views of the mountains. Whether you need family therapy, drug rehab or addiction recovery, there are plenty of ways to find your cure in Utah’s Cirque Lodge.
When it comes down to it, no one is immune to the ravages of mental illness and addiction. Even the very wealthy have problems and need help. For those who need assistance and have the money, there are plenty of facilities which offer a quiet and serene recovery from modern world stresses. Hopefully with world-class help comes world-class results.
Passages Malibu, California.
The Meadows, Arizona.
Addiction Resources Guide, “The Meadows”.
Destination Hope, Florida.
The Cirque Lodge, Utah.