Addiction Resource Guide

Betty Ford Center

Freestanding Chemical Dependency Rehab

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Self Description:

"Intensive residential program."

Treatment Philosophy:

"Assist women, men and their families in beginning the process of recovery from this primary, chronic illness."

Approach to Dual Diagnosis:

"We are a licensed chemical dependency recovery hospital. Dual diagnosis patients need to be stable."

Family Program:

"Evening, day intensive process of education and therapy for adolescents and adults."

Position On 12 Step Involvement:

"Heavy emphasis. All patients required to attend during treatment."

Position on Confrontation:

"Done non-judgementally with care and concern to break denial."

Additional Characteristics:

"Gender specific program, women's and men's issues in recovery emphasized. Unique children's program, ages 7-12."


    Number of Beds: 80
    Detox Available: Yes

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Annual Admits: 1025
    Average Length of Stay 27 days
    Percent of Women 50%
    Percent under age 25 Data Not Supplied
    Percent with College Education: 50%
    Percent Covered by Public assistance 0%
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification: 50%

  • Admissions Procedures:

    Night Admission Available: Yes
    Weekend Admission available: Yes
    Face to Face Interview or exam required before admission: No


Facility has separate program for:
  • Attorneys & Judges
  • Depression
  • Men
  • Professional Renewal/Training
  • Women

  • Facility has special track for:
  • Clergy
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Crystal Meth Addiction
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Grief & Loss
  • Heroin Addiction
  • Marijuana Addiction

  • Facility has group sessions for:
  • Alcohol Addiction
  • Children
  • Codependency
  • Compulsive Gambling
  • Compulsive Overeating
  • Family
  • Geriatric
  • Nicotine Cessation
  • Obsessive/Compulsive
  • Pain Management
  • Prescriptive Drugs
  • Relapse


    Self-pay Cost per week: $3300
    Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: No
    Medicare Coverage accepted: No
    Insurance Coverage verified before admission: Yes
    Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: No


    Licensed by: State of California
    Type of License: Chemical Dependency Recovery Hospital
    Accredited by: JCAHO

    Contact Information:

    Admissions Telephone Number: (800) 854-9211
    General Information: (800) 854-9211
    Address: 39000 Bob Hope Drive
    Rancho Mirage, California 92270