Stimulants Treatment Los Angeles

Methamphetamine Addiction, & Treatment

Methamphetamine, also known as crystal meth, is a powerful stimulant that works directly on the brain’s reward center, creating an immediate and dramatic euphoric reaction that is highly addictive. Users can achieve a “rush” by snorting, smoking or injecting the drug.

The long-term effects of meth include severe depression, heart disease, severe dental problems (“meth mouth”), anxiety, insomnia, violent behavior, mood swings, and amphetamine psychosis – including paranoia, hallucinations and delusions.

Meth addiction affects millions and the number is rising. Users are often delusional about their depth of addiction because the drug makes them feel confident, alert, and full of energy, despite the affects meth use has on their personal health, relationships and family. Meth addiction is one of the most powerful and difficult addictions to treat, and having the support of medical staff and family is important.

Treatment for Methamphetamine Addiction

If you or someone you love is suffering from methamphetamine addiction, please call the Pasadena Recovery Center at (866) 663-3030. We’re available to talk with you twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. We promise confidentiality and professionalism. Our comprehensive treatment program will address each client’s issues on an integrated basis, understanding that addiction often has underlying emotional and behavioral issues that need to be resolved.

At Pasadena Recovery Center, our dedicated staff understands the disease of addiction and we’re proud to offer lifesaving treatment at an affordable cost. Our goal is to reintroduce sober individuals into society with the skills necessary to lead meaningful, productive lives, through a compassionate and comprehensive treatment program. There is hope and we’re here to help, so please take the first step towards a better life by contacting us today.

Below is a list of providers that we are in-network with:

The Experience

Admissions Process

Many people find the very idea of entering a rehab facility daunting. We at the Pasadena Recovery Center want to ease your fears and assure you that we will be here with you every step of the way. Many people believe that the hardest step is the very first one – contacting us – and then it gets progressively easier.


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Typical Day

A typical day at PRC consists of specialized groups such as Anger Management, Grief and Loss, Relationships, Relapse Prevention, Gratitude Group, Groups hosted by Mackenzie Phillips, Gary Richman, and more. Also you’ll get one-on-one counseling sessions with our specialized treatment team, as well as family sessions.


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Expert Speakers Series

At the Pasadena Recovery Center we regularly bring in community leaders and addiction experts to educate our residents, alumni and staff. For example, the Nation’s top drug official, Gil Kerlikowske (photo right), spoke about the California marijuana legalization ballot measure (Prop. 19) prior to the 2010 election.


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