With A-list celebrities' revolving-door rehab habits, it's becoming difficult to keep track of the top recovery facilities -- and of course what sort of luxurious amenities they offer. Here's a look at the country's coziest and most expensive clinics for the rich and famous to dry out.
|Promises Treatment Center|
With centers in Malibu, Calif., and Los Angeles, Promises could be considered the most A-list rehab facility in the United States. They offer clients residential and extended-care treatment that includes life coaching, anger management and even equine and art therapy. Promises uses the "Malibu Model," which allows clients more liberty, allowing them to leave the facility, compared to other rehabs where clients don't leave the grounds and visitors are limited.
Famous clientele: Lindsay Lohan, Britney Spears, Charlie Sheen
|The Betty Ford Center|
The famed center, which was founded in 1982 by the late U.S. first lady, offers inpatient, outpatient and day treatment. The Rancho Mirage, Calif., center has 100 beds available for patients. In addition to a detox program and an intensive outpatient program, the center offers programs for children of alcoholics and for young adults. The center is largely funded by gifts and giving to the Betty Ford Center Foundation, and has an active alumni program.
Famous clientele: Elizabeth Taylor, Kelsey Grammer, Robert Downey Jr., Stevie Nicks
Founded in 1999 in Sundance, Utah, and in 2002 in Orem, Utah, Cirque Lodge holds a maximum of 56 patients between the two facilities. Based on Alcoholics Anonymous' traditional 12-step program, Cirque costs $1,595 a day, with a 30-day minimum stay. The Sundance facility sits in the shadow of Utah's 12,000-foot Mount Timpanogos and is in the same neighborhood as Robert Redford's estate. Rooms at the Lodge reportedly boast marble bathrooms and Jacuzzi tubs, while the facility also owns a seven-seater helicopter that can take guests up to view the mountains. But it's not all fun and games: Clients are under strict rules while residing at Cirque, and prohibited items include cellphones, laptops and expensive jewelry.
Famous clientele: Kirsten Dunst, Eva Mendes, Mary-Kate Olsen
|Passages Rehab Facility|
Co-founded by father and son team Chris and Pax Prentiss, Passages Rehab Facility is popular with the celebrity set because of its Malibu location, luxurious accommodations and 3-to-1 staff-to-client ratio. The philosophy of the center differs from others in that it does not view addiction as a disease, but treats "addiction for what it truly is; a symptom of a deeper underlying issue," listed as low self-esteem, depression, anxiety, among others.
Famous clientele: David Hasselhoff, Andy Dick and Stephen Baldwin
|Pasadena Recovery Center|
Famous for being featured on VH1's reality-based series "Celebrity Rehab," Pasadena Recovery Center boasts that it offers "compassionate, comprehensive, and affordable treatment." Taking a holistic approach, the center looks to treat clients with mental, physical and spiritual recovery.
Famous clientele: Janice Dickinson, Rachel Uchitel and Eric Roberts
Although Caron has nine centers across the U.S. and even one in Bermuda, the Wernersville, Pennsylvania-based facility is probably its best-known. Offering medical detoxification, residential assessment programs, gender-separate rehabilitation, and relapse treatment. Caron uses the "Minnesota Model" of treatment, which states that addiction is a lifelong disease and abstinence, via AA's 12-step program, is the ideal route to a drug and alcohol-free life.
Famous clientele: Liza Minnelli, Steven Tyler and beauty queen Tara Conner