Blog & Events

5 Myths about Heroin Debunked

Posted on October 5, 2016 by butchbutch


Heroin is one of the most talked-about drugs today, due in large part to the increase in use this substance has seen in recent years. Unfortunately, the more the drug is talked about, the more misinformation gets circulated that can

What are Designer Drugs?

Posted on September 9, 2016 by butchbutch


Designer drugs are created in an underground laboratory using a mix of synthetic substances. In some cases, these drugs are derivatives of plant-base drugs like cocaine or marijuana, while other times they are designed to merely mimic the effects of

Activities for a Sober Summer

Posted on June 13, 2016 by butchbutch

Activities for a Sober Summer

Summer is officially here, but for some in recovery, the season can be filled with more than a little trepidation. If you are early in your recovery, you may remember how you spent last summer, sitting by the pool or

Signs of an Adderall Addiction

Posted on May 10, 2016 by butchbutch

Adderall Addiction Treatment Pasadena

Adderall, a prescription medication used to treat diagnosed medical conditions like attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy, has become a substance of abuse for many people today. The drug has been dubbed a “study drug” by high school and college

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.

Learn More

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.

Learn More

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.

Learn More
  • "Bob is the most talented chemical dependency counselor I've ever seen. Simple. Period."

    ~ Dr. Drew Pinsky

  • “Shelly the Shark always has the answers to everything. I want to thank you for being so tough on me.”

    ~ Ricco Rodriguez, Former UFC Champ

  • “That’s what we need, we need Shelly there everyday kicking our ass.”

    ~ Seth Binzer, Shifty Shellshock