The Crisis, Addiction Across America

Pasadena Recovery Center Alumni Ryan Hampton kicked-off his national tour to highlight communities hit hardest by the addiction crisis at our center this past summer. Hampton started his widely acclaimed #AddictionXAmerica project where it all began for him in the fall of 2014 as a client. During this first episode, Hampton documents the disparity of treatment resources available and has a candid discussion with PRC's owner & operator Mike Bloom about some of the challenges facing the treatment industry.

Alumni Testimonials

About Us

Drug & Alcohol Treatment Center Pasadena, CA

Pasadena Recovery Center is a 98-bed drug and alcohol treatment center located in the charming historic district of Pasadena, just north of Los Angeles, that was co-founded in 2000 by renowned psychiatrist Dr. Lee Bloom, his daughter, Criminal Defense Attorney Alison Triessl, and his son, Michael Bloom.

Known for its 12-step based comprehensive treatment program, Pasadena Recovery Center is dedicated to providing, compassionate, comprehensive, and affordable care to those suffering from chemical dependency.

Everyone who enters our doors receives the treatment they need to recover from this debilitating disease. Because of our highly skilled, licensed clinical team, we also accept individuals with dual diagnosis — substance abuse and other emotional or behavioral problems.

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At Pasadena Recovery Center, our experienced and dedicated staff understands the disease of addiction and we’re proud to offer lifesaving and life-changing treatment at an affordable cost. We also accept most medical insurance.

The Pasadena Recovery Center’s goal is to reintroduce sober individuals into society with the skills necessary to lead meaningful, productive lives.

There is hope at Pasadena Recovery Center and we are here to help. We’re available to talk with you 24 hours a day, seven days a week. A premier Los Angeles Rehab Center.

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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    ~ Dr. Drew Pinsky

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    ~ Ricco Rodriguez, Former UFC Champ

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

    ~ Seth Binzer, Shifty Shellshock