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Spring Equinox 2015: A Message From Chris Prentiss

“Hello, Everyone.

This is truly a magical time of the year. The forces of light and dark are equally balanced. All is in perfect order. This is a time when the light force is in the ascendancy, and the dark force is diminishing. That is true not only for the actual light of the sun, but also for the energy of our pretty little planet. Perfect harmony and balance  have been achieved. We are part of that. It is a fertile time of the year, not just for plants, trees and animals, but also for ideas, new resolutions, a time of forgiveness, for renewing friendships and ending conflicts  It is a time when plans can be fulfilled, long-held dreams carried out, and it is a time when the beneficial aspects of our universe becomes manifest in our lives. Make the most of it; be the best you can be. You owe it to yourself and those around you to shine and set a great example. You are special, and this is the time of the year when your specialness can be magnified. Doing so, you will find your actions reflected to you many times over and you’ll be carried to the skies of success as though on the wings of six dragons!”

Chris Prentiss


Call Passages Addiction Treatment Centers today if you or a loved one is battling an addiction to drugs and/or alcohol. Our admissions department is available 24/7 and can be reached directly by calling our toll-free number at (888) 397-0112. We look forward to speaking with you soon.

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Adjusting to New Sobriety

Many people who are suffering from a drug or alcohol addiction wonder what comes after they leave structure and safe confines of their rehab center.  It can definitely be a struggle for individuals beginning their new sober lifestyle to adjust to a total new way of life.  Many are concerned about what they are going to do for hobbies while newly sober, or if they are going to have to get all new friends and hang out in entirely new situations.  Many are concerned that they will feel uncomfortable in their own skin in social situations.  These are very natural questions and concerns to have.

At Passages, we focus a great amount of care in your aftercare planning, giving you many resources to use once you are out on your own.  Our therapists also coach our clients on how to lead a successful sober life, and stress how important it is to have friends that are supportive of your newly sober lifestyle and are not going to pressure or encourage you to use drugs or drink.  All aspects of our treatment program help clients smoothly and seamlessly adjust to their lives in the real world. We often conduct groups where the focus is about staying sober, and how to achieve lasting sobriety post-rehab.


Call Passages Addiction Treatment Centers today if you or a loved one is battling an addiction to drugs and/or alcohol. Our admissions department is available 24/7 and can be reached directly by calling our toll-free number at (888) 397-0112. We look forward to speaking with you soon.

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The Underlying Causes of Addiction

The abuse of and eventual dependency on drugs and alcohol is merely a mechanism to cope with physical, mental, or emotional pain.  In order to stop your addiction, you must first find the underlying causes of your behaviors and why you are choosing to self medicate with drugs and alcohol in the first place.  Individuals who have experienced abuse, suffered from depression or anxiety, mental illness, or who are having significant life struggles, are much more likely to begin using drugs or alcohol as a way to numb their pain, which eventually leads to dependency.

Once you attend a treatment center and find the cause of your pain, the need to use drugs and alcohol to numb the pain will cease once you have worked through your issues.  If you only focus on the addiction itself and not on the underlying problems, then relapse is very probable. Whether you are dealing with an undiagnosed physical ailment, childhood trauma, family problems, a chemical imbalance, or one of the many other underlying causes of addiction, one-on-one therapy is much more helpful in uncovering what is driving you to use drugs and alcohol.  Passages Malibu is a holistic drug rehab centers that is extremely effective when it comes to uncovering underlying issues, healing addiction and preventing relapse.


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Cocaine Addiction and Brain Chemistry

Repeated use of dangerous and addictive stimulant drugs, such as cocaine, often causes a powerful physical and mental dependency that can be difficult to overcome without attending an inpatient rehab program.

Recently, a new study has found that stimulant drugs actually change and manipulate the brain’s circuitry, which makes recovery following addiction to such drugs an even more difficult process.  At the University of California, Berkeley, researchers found that individuals with a history of using cocaine now show changes in their brain’s chemistry that cause the neurotransmitter dopamine to immediately be released whenever the recovering addict is exposed to cocaine-associated stimuli.

The study also showed that dopamine is released into areas of the brain that are more vulnerable and susceptible to changes.  These findings may help explain why recovering cocaine addicts still feel cravings for the drug, even after they have gone through withdrawal, attended a treatment program, and remained sober for extended periods of time.  Researchers are not sure yet if this alteration in brain chemistry can be reversed, but they do agree that there is a better chance of success with the help of an inpatient drug rehabilitation program.


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Are You Addicted to Food?

Food addiction is a condition that many people find difficult to understand.  Many people have unhealthy eating habits and difficulties with food, but it can be tricky to determine whether an individual merely struggles with eating, or whether they are a full blown food addict.  Food addiction is a pathological disorder characterized by the compulsive or excessive craving for and consumption of food.  Food addiction is only present when the intake of food itself is abnormal, and also when the cravings for foods are out of control and harmful to the individual.

Alcoholism and drug abuse are typically easier for the general population to understand.  However, individuals can be addicted to food in the same way that they are addicted to substances.  If you are concerned that you or someone you may know is a food addict, there are several things to look for.  When someone is addicted to food, they become physiologically and mentally dependent upon eating and feel a complete loss of control. If you know that you’re eating ritual is harmful, but continue to engage in the destructive behavior anyways, you may be addicted to food.  Many individuals with a food addiction also suffer from other mental disorders, such as anxiety, depression, or substance abuse.  At Passages, we help our clients overcome food addiction with therapy, by modifying eating patterns and lifestyle, and with a manageable exercise program.


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Worldwide Drug Abuse

Many of the articles we read and the studies we observe are discussing drug and alcohol abuse in the United States.  However, drug and alcohol abuse is a problem that is occurring all around the world, and has been an issue in numerous countries for centuries.

Research studies do show that specific drugs used vary from country to country and from region to region. Throughout the world, the main substance of abuse is alcohol, and the three main illegal drugs of abuse are marijuana, opiates (particularly heroin), and cocaine.  Drugs have been present in every culture throughout history, whether used for medical, religious, or recreational purposes.

The problem of drug abuse around the world has dramatically increased during the past 100 years, as advances in chemistry and science have allowed new drugs to be mass-produced and created synthetically from old sources.  Unfortunately, these new drugs that are refined and created synthetically are often more dangerous, powerful and addictive than any drugs in the past. While great advances have been made in the creation and use of drugs for medical purposes, drug use for recreation and pleasure has increased sharply, resulting in a much higher occurrence of addiction around the world.


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Teenage Drug Use

Increased Drug Use Among Teens

Numerous studies indicate an alarming trend of drug abuse increasing amongst younger and younger individuals.  Certain social problems amongst younger populations have been decreasing and improving, however, drug and alcohol abuse remains prevalent and hard to control.  In an annual report by America’s Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being 2011, (which is a compilation of statistics on children from numerous different organizations), studies  found that teen birth rates and high school dropout rates have declined, but teen drug and alcohol use has increased.

For the second consecutive year in the United States, the adolescent birth rate dropped and underage educational dropout rates decreased, both of which are clear indications of effective social and educational programs. Unfortunately, the report also found that  children ages eight-grade and up have increased their use of illicit drugs from 8% in 2009 to 10% in 2010.  These findings are so startling because the earlier an individual begins to abuse drugs and alcohol, the more likely they are to become full blown alcoholics or drug addict’s later in life.  In order to decrease this problem and prevent further adulthood drug issues, education, familial support, and awareness are essential.


Call Passages Addiction Treatment Centers today if you or a loved one is battling an addiction to drugs and/or alcohol. Our admissions department is available 24/7 and can be reached directly by calling our toll-free number at (888) 397-0112. We look forward to speaking with you soon.

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Exercise as a Key to Recovery

Exercise is a very crucial component for an individual recovering from any sort of alcohol or drug abuse.  Years of dependency on drugs and alcohol severely diminish your physical state and health, often leading to gaining of fat, loss of muscle tone, and deterioration of the bones and joints.

Physical fitness and exercise are definitely one of the keys to maintaining a healthy, balanced, and sober existence.  Regular exercise causes the release of endorphins, which are small, protein-packed molecules that are produced by cells in your nervous system.  Endorphins have been shown to have a positive effect on the brain and body causing feelings of pleasure, controlling pain, reducing depression and anxiety, relieving stress, and decreasing cravings for addictive substances.  As you continue to exercise once you have detoxed and become sober, you will notice a difference in your physical appearance and will also begin to feel strong again and your self-esteem will increase.

To reverse the trends you have likely developed as part of an unhealthy lifestyle, at Passages we provide our clients with one-on-one sessions with our Certified Fitness Instructors in our own fully equipped fitness center.

Call Passages Addiction Treatment Centers today if you or a loved one is battling an addiction to drugs and/or alcohol. Our admissions department is available 24/7 and can be reached directly by calling our toll-free number at (888) 397-0112. We look forward to speaking with you soon.

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Plastic Surgery Addiction

Plastic surgery addiction is a term that is fairly new in the treatment world’s vocabulary.  Plastic surgery has only been around for a small number of decades, and in the short amount of time it has been available the number of people getting cosmetic procedures has rapidly spiked.  Many people, especially people with mental issues such as depression or personality disorders, as well as people with substance abuse issues, become obsessed with plastic surgery.

Surgeons are recently trying to weed out the increasing number of patients who may possibly have body dysmorphic disorder or other addiction issues, but sometimes it can be difficult to tell. The prevalent availability and increasing social acceptability of cosmetic surgery have fueled many individual’s desire to get more and more.  Many individuals who are addicted to plastic surgery actually describe that they get a “buzz” or a “high” feeling whenever they get a new procedure, primarily because they are fixated with perfecting the appearance of a particular part of their body. Other people develop a dependency on the support and reactions from others they appear to get after each cosmetic surgery procedure. Cosmetic surgery is very addictive and habit-forming for certain individuals, as they feel a sense of psychological well-being after one procedure, which therefore fuels the notion that they would feel even better after more procedures.


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Denial and Substance Abuse

Many people often hear the term “denial” or the phrase “being in denial” when discussing an individual with a substance abuse issue.  Many individuals who have been abusing drugs or alcohol for an extended period of time get very good at hiding and covering up their actions, and have a hard time admitting to themselves or their families the true extent of their usage.

In a recent study conducted by the National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, millions Americans admitted to habitually smoking pot, drinking alcohol, snorting cocaine or taking prescription drugs, yet many of them were not completely honest about their level of use and many of them who met the criteria for needing treatment did not recognize that they have a problem. The study estimates that those “in denial” of a problem is close to 5 million, which is a much higher number than the people that actually seek and get professional treatment.  It seems as though there is a large and growing denial gap when it comes to drug abuse and dependency in our society.  Drug and alcohol abuse is often glorified and readily accepted in the media, which may in part add to the nation’s large issue with denial.  At Passages, we help our client come to terms with and be honest about their behaviors and help them get back to healthy, drug free lives.


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Make the Most Out of Rehab

Attending a rehab program and getting the most out of your treatment really depends on your level of willingness to change and personal commitment. Successful outcomes of attending an inpatient drug or alcohol rehab center often depend upon the person’s openness to learn and the length of stay.  Unfortunately, the first few days of treatment can be very difficult for some people, especially those detoxing, and this is a time when many people decide to leave treatment prematurely.

In order for individuals to stay long enough to gain the full benefits of treatment, there are many critical strategies for staying in the program and not leaving early on. For an individual in treatment to experience both engagement and retention, they must have a definite motivation to change drug-using behavior.

Within the drug or alcohol treatment program, successful staff members and therapists should be able to establish a positive, therapeutic relationship with the client, and be able to get them through the rough initial first days where many people leave prematurely. The staff members should ensure that a solid treatment plan is established and followed so that the individual knows what to expect during treatment.

Our staff members are trained and experienced with helping our clients make the most out of their stay with us.  We help ease our clients through the initial first difficult phases of treatment, and we also ensure a transition to continuing care following the patient’s completion of formal in-house treatment.


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Ambien and Sleeping Pill Addiction

Addiction to Ambien and various other sleeping medications has drastically increased in recent years.  Ambien is a sedative-hypnotic drug, with effects similar to Valium or Xanax, that is frequently prescribed to people for a temporary solution for insomnia.

Although many physicians do frequently prescribe Ambien, they often frequently urge patients to seek other more permanent, long-term treatment for insomnia that lasts longer than the quick-fix of a sleeping pill.  Ambien does not actually heal insomnia, but rather it masks the problem, which is often caused by some other physical or mental problem and underlying condition that disrupts normal sleep patterns. Long-term use of Ambien can lead to physical or psychological dependency, eventually requiring drug detox and inpatient drug rehab.

Unfortunately, Ambien has several characteristics that make it potentially very addictive. Ambien has a quick onset, and individuals can use the drug to fall asleep, but typically do not have any after-effects the next morning.  Ambien can have dangerous side effects when taken in conjunction with other substances, especially with other central nervous system depressants and alcohol.  Individuals who continually take Ambien build up a physical tolerance, eventually increasing their doses and eventually leading to rebound insomnia if taken off the drug.  Unfortunately, Ambien is also frequently used in suicide attempts and attempts at heavy and unhealthy sedation.  If you or someone you know has a problem with Ambien or other sleep-inducing drugs, Passages can help.


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Treatment for Stimulant Addiction

When it comes to addiction treatment, there is no such thing as a one size fits all approach. People tend to get the best results when they are matched with a level of care that fits their needs, but in many cases, people suffering from stimulant addiction, such as methamphetamine, cocaine or crack cocaine, do best when admitted to an inpatient drug rehab facility. A primary reason why stimulant abusers should admit to a drug rehab facility is to detox. During stimulant withdrawal drug cravings can be very intense, and the individual detoxing may experience depression, fatigue, the inability to feel pleasure, anxiety, paranoia, an inability to concentrate, irritability, and the inability to sleep. These symptoms can last anywhere from a few days to a few weeks. Because of the strong cravings, depression, irritability, anxiety and a lack of mental clarity present during detox, the likelihood of relapse during the initial withdrawal period is quite high, which is another reason why admitting to an inpatient facility is the safest. It is very crucial for those with an addiction to stimulants to get out of an environment of temptation and into a secure environment isolated from all drug use and access to drugs. At Passages Malibu, we treat clients with addiction to stimulants and provide a safe, comfortable, and medically supervised detox.

Customized Addiction Plans at Passages Addiction Treatment Centers

Customized addiction plans at Passages Addiction Treatment Centers make a world of difference in your recovery from drug addiction. The nature of drug addiction is persistent and its reasons are complex and highly personal—requiring much deeper healing than most generic addiction plans can offer. With customized addiction plans, the team at Passages has the means to apply their intense expertise to your personal story of drug addiction, providing you with greater odds of recovery.

Customized Addiction Plans at Passages Addiction Treatment Centers

Addiction plans in many inpatient drug rehab centers aren’t tailored to an individual’s needs or obstacles, and with good reason. Inpatient drug rehab centers with higher capacity and lower overhead need to find solutions that require less planning. This leads to blanket solutions to drug addiction that, while perhaps well-intended, simply do not provide the individualized attention and strategy to lead to relapse-free sobriety.

At Passages, customized addiction plans can also provide flexibility necessary for successful sobriety. Perhaps your body or innermost self responds better to certain treatments, learning styles, or environments. With a customized addiction plan from a luxury inpatient drug rehab center, your course of treatment can be adjusted, depending on your responses. This allows for fine-tuning of addiction planning that many non-luxury inpatient drug rehab centers simply do not have the bandwidth to offer.

Customized Addiction Plans at Passages Addiction Treatment Centers

At Passages, we strongly believe in the personal power that lies in each individual—and we believe that everyone’s path to recovery is a unique one. In fact, from the moment you enter the Passages, we begin learning more from and about who you are—your body, your background, your lifestyle, and even your hopes and dreams. Based on this philosophy of individualized care, our specialists collaborate to create a drug treatment plan that is tailored just for you. We even assemble a team of dedicated doctors, therapists, and spiritual, health and wellness experts that meet weekly to review your personal progress.

Call Passages Addiction Treatment Centers today if you or a loved one is battling an addiction to drugs and/or alcohol. Our admissions department is available 24/7 and can be reached directly by calling our toll-free number at (888) 397-0112. We look forward to speaking with you soon.

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Contacting Loved Ones in Private Inpatient Drug Rehab

When someone you love comes to terms with a drug addiction and decides to enter inpatient drug treatment, it’s often a moment that brings incredible relief and hope. Relationships that have been damaged by a loved one’s drug addiction begin to renew, and we experience the excitement and joy of watching those we care about to embark on a journey to freedom. However, the decision to enter drug treatment is only the beginning—your loved one will benefit from your support and encouragement as they heal. Contacting loved ones in private inpatient drug rehab will help you inspire them towards healing, surround them with love, and may even reignite friendships that have been estranged in the wake of addiction.

Contacting Loved Ones in Private Inpatient Drug Rehab

During a friend’s private inpatient drug rehab experience, the most important thing you can do is reach out to them. Most of us consider contacting loved ones in private inpatient drug rehab but hesitate for fear of breaking the rules, or not knowing how to get in touch. Here are a few ways you can contact loved ones in private inpatient drug rehab and bring them healthy and encouraging interactions.

  • Send a Letter

    Letters are wonderful ways to get in touch with your loved one during their stay at private inpatient drug treatment, as they provide a gentle approach that allows the patient to get in touch on their own timetable. Letters also can be reread, bringing encouragement and delight late at night when visiting hours or phone calls may not be accepted.

  • Create a Care Package

    You’ll want to get in touch with your loved one’s relative or the treatment center itself to inquire first as to which items are encouraged and which are disallowed. Prohibited items usually include food, alcohol, or contraband of any kind, but most other items are accepted. Good care package ideas include books, magazines, crossword puzzles, journals, stuffed animals, mix CDs and photographs.

  • Pick Up the Phone

    Especially if you live at a distance from your loved one’s private inpatient drug rehab center, a phone call can help you reconnect. Do not take offense if your loved one doesn’t get back to you immediately—remember that their recovery from drug addiction is their top priority right now, and requires the bulk of their time and energy. If you do connect, ask about their experience, offer your support, and make sober plans with them for the future. Let them know how proud you are of them. Also, consider filling them in on your life, as well—many patients in private inpatient drug rehab enjoy connecting with the outside world and catching up with friends.

  • Find Out the Visiting Policy

    Contact your loved one to ask about visiting hours at the private inpatient drug rehab they’re attending. Few gifts are as valuable as your presence, and the sad truth is—few friends go out of their way to visit during tough situations. Even spending a few hours with your loved one during their stay at private inpatient drug rehab centers can make an incredible difference in their day—and their healing.

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Amenities Common to Luxury Alcohol Rehab Facilities

The holistic approach found at luxury alcohol rehab facilities such as Passages encourages healing of the whole body. Many of the amenities common to luxury alcohol rehab facilities serve to encourage recovery and complete healing. These experiences help people reconnect with their true nature and ultimately promote lasting sobriety.

Some Amenities Common to Luxury Alcohol Rehab Facilities

While each rehab program is different, here are some of the amenities common to luxury alcohol rehab facilities.

  • Individualized Counseling
    Individualized therapy sessions are one of the most important amenities common to luxury alcohol rehab facilities. Sadly, most inpatient alcohol rehab facilities do not have the capacity to provide intensive hours of private alcohol counseling. The emotional and mental factors that create the drive to use alcohol are often exceedingly private, and difficult to share in a group setting. Additionally, the walls of self-preservation grow thick over the course of alcohol abuse, requiring individualized attention and care by therapists in order to break through deeply ingrained patterns of denial.
  • Somatic Healing
    While many alcohol programs focus only on talking, reading and reflecting, luxury alcohol rehab facilities take into account the overall health of the body by providing bodywork services such as massage, acupuncture and acupressure. Regular use of these techniques during the alcohol recovery process helps reduce stress, eliminate pain and release toxins trapped in the body. Relieving tension and removing harmful toxins allows the body to better function and helps the individual return to a state of homeostasis to maintain sobriety.
  • Fitness Coaching
    During alcohol abuse, we often neglect ourselves and feel disconnected from our bodies. One amenity common to luxury alcohol rehab facilities is physical fitness coaching. Certified fitness instructors can find the level and type of activity that suits each individual. For some that might include a weight training regime, while others might gravitate towards yoga or Pilates training, hiking, tennis or biking. Luxury alcohol rehab facilities will help you find the correct balance of activities to meet your fitness goals and strengthen your body.
  • Gourmet Cuisine
    For many, food became either an indulgence or occasional fuel during alcohol addiction. By providing delicious and healthy food, a luxury alcohol rehab facility helps your body heal by providing proper nutrition and helping to foster a healthy relationship with food. Gourmet chefs thoughtfully prepare meals for you to enjoy and savor, while taking your special dietary needs into consideration.

Advantages to Onsite Detox Rehab Facilities

After deciding to receive treatment for alcohol dependency, the first stage of recovery is detoxification. This process is necessary to fully free your body of alcohol and to begin the process of restoration of your body and brain to its natural pre-alcohol state, known as homeostasis. There are several advantages to enrolling in an onsite detox rehab facility, all of which increase your chances of lasting sobriety after recovery.

Onsite detox rehab facilities are staffed with medical professionals focused on guiding you through the alcohol detox process. These physicians, nurses and clinicians are experts in their field, with years of hands-on experience in the addiction field. Medical staff can help mitigate physical and emotional discomfort during the alcohol withdrawal process, naturally eliminating cravings. This allows the body to purge itself of toxins and begin to heal, while the body’s hormones and neurochemicals adjust to their natural levels, positively affecting mood while allowing withdrawal pangs to subside.

Advantages to Onsite Detox Rehab Facilities

Onsite rehab facilities allow doctors and staff to closely monitor individuals as alcohol leaves their systems. Medical staff should monitor your vital signs and measure blood chemistry to anticipate and prevent complications. Because the detox process differs for each person—and because each individual’s chemical makeup is unique—individualized care becomes critical in order to ensure successful detox.

Onsite detox rehab facilities can help patients heal by measuring and balancing their nutritional needs. By providing calibrated nutrition, herbal supplements and nutrients, onsite detox rehab facilities can help make the detoxification process easier by correcting physical imbalances caused by years of alcohol use.

Additionally, one advantage of onsite detox rehab facilities is its ability to establish a continuity of care between the detoxification and recovery processes. Therapists get to know you on a first-name basis, and begin their work right away as soon as you finish detoxing from drugs, alcohol and other toxins. Onsite detox rehab facilities provide a seamless transition to the next steps of recovery in a familiar, warm atmosphere, allowing you to focus on emotional healing without battling cravings for drugs and alcohol.

Individualized Care at Luxury Addiction Treatment Centers

The level of individualized care you receive during your alcohol or drug rehab experience can make an incredible difference in your recovery success. However, the vast majority of traditional addiction treatment programs simply do not have the means to offer high levels of customized treatment for each patient. For individualized care such as intensive, one-on-one addiction counseling, tailored treatment plans, and lifestyle coaching, luxury addiction treatment centers often offer recovery options that others cannot.

Individualized Care at Luxury Addiction Treatment Centers

We believe that each individual’s history, life story, and personality are exceptional and unique. In fact, the specific factors and reasons that led you down the path of addiction are highly personal. Similarly, addiction treatment is not a “one size fits all” process, but involves your personal beliefs, life experiences, past and present relationships, and specific physical and emotional issues.

At luxury addiction treatment centers, the staff-to-patient ratio tends to remain low, allowing you to receive the full focus of the staff members you deal with every day. At Passages, our dedicated addiction team gathers professionals and experts from a host of disciplines, who review—and adjust—your treatment plan regularly, to ensure recovery that works. Patients can even request recovery help from our founders as part of our ongoing commitment to individualized care at our luxury addiction treatment center.

The Importance of Individualized Therapy at Luxury Addiction Treatment Centers

In recovery, therapy sessions should occur in a safe, confidential environment, where you can work with a qualified therapist to gain perspective and coping mechanisms tailored to your life and circumstances. Many addiction treatment centers lower their operating costs by providing group sessions that simply aren’t appropriate venues for sharing private and painful experiences that contribute to drug or alcohol addiction. Luxury addiction treatment centers can offer one-on-one therapy sessions that allow you to open up in a comfortable, nurturing setting.

Individualized guidance takes on additional importance once successful recovery has taken place. After Care specialists at luxury addiction treatment centers can meet with you one-on-one, presenting you with carefully crafted, customized transitional plans to help you embark on your new, sober life.

Call Passages Addiction Treatment Center today if you or a loved one is battling an addiction to drugs and/or alcohol. Our admissions department is available 24/7 and can be reached directly by calling our toll-free number at (888) 397-0112. We look forward to speaking with you soon.

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Reasons to Choose Luxury Inpatient Alcohol Rehab

Quite often, luxury inpatient alcohol rehab centers remain overlooked because patients assume they cannot afford high-end alcohol rehab experiences. However, luxury inpatient alcohol rehab centers often offer the highest level of return on investment for those seeking alcoholism recovery. Boasting world-class experts in a host of disciplines, nutrition and exercise programs, and plenty of individualized attention, many luxury inpatient alcohol rehab centers provide a level of service—and corresponding success rates—that are truly unmatched.

Reasons to Choose Luxury Inpatient Alcohol Rehab

Luxury inpatient alcohol rehab can provide a customized recovery experience that provides alcohol dependent individuals with the tools they need to get and stay sober. Here are just a few of the reasons you might want to consider choosing inpatient alcohol rehab.

  • Individualized Attention and Therapy
    Many alcohol rehab centers use group therapy settings to lower overhead and reduce cost. However, the painful experiences that have contributed to the psychological addiction to alcohol may be too private to share with strangers. Luxury inpatient alcohol rehab provides safe, one-on-one therapy sessions with confidential therapists who customize your counseling experience to your life, relationships, goals, and personality. Additionally, luxury inpatient alcohol rehab centers tend to have lower patient-to-staff ratios, allowing you more attention and care from physicians, nutritionists, and other addiction professionals.
  • Alternative Addiction Therapies
    Luxury inpatient alcohol rehab centers have the bandwidth to offer alternative therapies alongside traditional medicine and counseling. Research has shown that even a single alternative therapy integrated into the recovery experience can triple the rates of successful sobriety.
  • Higher Levels of Dignity
    Due to higher occupancy and less progressive methodology, many rehab centers enforce needless regulations and assign chores to guests at their facilities. Luxury inpatient alcohol rehab facilities are adequately staffed to eliminate the need for patient contribution to maintenance and can provide individualized supervision and guidance without the need for blanket restrictions.
  • Confidentiality and Discretion
    Luxury inpatient alcohol rehab centers can provide a more confidential, discrete alcohol rehab experience. Often tucked away in highly scenic locales, luxury alcohol rehab centers provide a haven for executives and celebrities, as well as those who simply desire treatment in the most private settings.
  • World-class Staff
    Many rehab centers save money by lowering the number of offerings or require fewer qualifications of the treatment staff. Luxury inpatient alcohol rehab centers, however, can offer the best physicians, psychotherapists, nutritionists, fitness experts, massage therapists and alternative medicine practitioners to their guests, to maximize their success rates. Gourmet, nutritious food is prepared daily, and every detail is taken care of so that guests can focus on their reason for being in rehab—obtaining the sobriety they deserve.


Call Passages Addiction Treatment Centers today if you or a loved one is battling an addiction to drugs and/or alcohol. Our admissions department is available 24/7 and can be reached directly by calling our toll-free number at (888) 397-0112. We look forward to speaking with you soon.

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