Betty Ford Center Drug Rehab in Rancho Mirage, California

39407 Vista Del Sol Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
The Betty Ford Center was a place that welcomed me with open arms when my world was crashing in on me.

A Grateful Alum
Betty Ford Center in Rancho Mirage, California

Drug addiction rehab in Southern California. Where is the best place to go? 

At the Betty Ford Center in Rancho Mirage. Here we have one goal in mind—to create individualized, collaborative addiction care for anyone seeking treatment. Because those are the core values First Lady and outspoken addiction recovery advocate, Betty Ford, founded the rehab center on. 

In 2014, the Betty Ford Center and Hazelden merged, forming the nation’s leading nonprofit drug addiction treatment center, the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation. Together, our rehab programs incorporate varying levels and frequencies of care, as needed.

Rehab programs and services available at the Betty Ford Center campus include:

  • Bio-psycho-social assessments

  • Medical detox

  • Ongoing medical care

  • Inpatient and outpatient substance abuse treatment

  • Integrated mental health services

  • Nearby sober living homes

  • Animal-assisted programming

  • Education and support for families and children

  • Post-rehab continuing care treatment groups

Inpatient Drug and Alcohol Rehab

Often referred to as residential treatment, inpatient drug rehab at the Betty Ford Center is gender-specific and tailored to meet your needs. As a patient, your treatment plan is developed by a team of clinicians and influenced by:

  • Physical health
  • Mental health
  • Gender identity
  • Family history
  • Types of substances used
  • Potential for relapse
  • Medical necessity

How long is drug addiction rehab? 

Your inpatient drug and alcohol rehab stay will vary based on program-specific milestones. Typically, you’ll start with medical stabilization and detox, followed by a step-by-step approach to care where you advance through addiction treatment programming at an individualized pace. 

Core treatment components of our inpatient rehab program include:

  • Assessment/evaluation
  • Group therapy
  • Educational lectures
  • Integrated mental health services for co-occurring disorders
  • Special-focus groups for pain, grief and LGBTQIA+
  • Twelve Step Facilitation therapy
  • Wellness activities (fitness, yoga, Qi Gong)
  • Spiritual care services
  • Individual therapy
  • Animal-assisted programming with Malcolm and Moe, Australian Labradoodles

Patients who have more complex addiction issues may require more time in treatment to address:

  • Co-occurring mental health complications
  • Relapse prevention
  • Sober living skills
  • Special issues and concerns

Take a Virtual Tour 

Tour our Rancho Mirage Betty Ford Center's main campus and learn more about Hazelden Betty Ford.

Specialized Programs

Opioid Addiction Program

The Betty Ford Center offers the Comprehensive Opioid Response with Twelve Steps (COR-12®) program for those suffering from opioid use disorder. The COR-12 treatment program includes individual, group therapy and educational sessions to target the specific issues you’re facing with opioid addiction. 

This program has a proven track record of keeping patients engaged, giving them time to regain health and hope, learn essential skills, and form recovery supporting connections.

Professionals Program

Whether you’re a first responder, health care professional, lawyer or other professional, your rehabilitation needs are unique. Along with all of the inpatient treatment components, our professionals program includes special group sessions with other professionals and individual sessions with a counselor to address career restoration, licensing and/or monitoring matters, and professional practice and reputation. 

Outpatient Rehab

Outpatient drug rehab at Hazelden Betty Ford varies in frequency and intensity. However, we apply evidence- and abstinence-based, Twelve Step practices to all of our alcohol and drug rehab programs. 

Betty Ford Center outpatient rehab programming options near Palm Springs, California, include:

Virtual and In-Person High-Intensity Outpatient Program

Whether you are admitted directly into our high-intensity outpatient treatment programming or you are stepping down from a higher level of care, this intensive daily addiction treatment program (also known as day treatment or partial hospitalization) is ideal for individuals who:

  • Need a less-structured environment than inpatient rehab 
  • Benefit from more support and guidance than a standard outpatient treatment program

Patients in our high-intensity outpatient program can also live in one of our structured sober-living homes near the Betty Ford Center campus. Our sober-living homes provide a warm and welcoming place to begin your recovery journey, with:

  • 24/7 sober support and accountability
  • Free time in the evenings and on weekends to strengthen sober living skills
  • Opportunities to participate in Twelve Step meetings 
  • Connections with the local recovery community

Sober Living

The Betty Ford Center's sober living homes are located near our treatment center campus in Rancho Mirage and provide a safe, sober and supportive living environment and are available to patients participating in our High-Intensity Outpatient Program. 

Virtual Outpatient Mental Health Services

Hazelden Betty Ford offers virtual mental health counseling and related services. Licensed mental health staff provide consultation and counseling sessions Monday through Friday, by appointment only. 

Virtual Intervention Workshop

If you are concerned about a loved one’s alcohol or drug use, call to learn how an intervention could help guide your loved one into treatment. 

Our recovery experts offer a free-to-the-public intervention education seminar, guiding you through the signs and symptoms of substance abuse as well as what’s involved in planning and conducting a successful intervention.

Help and Healing for Families Affected by Addiction

Many of our family services are free and available to anyone. Through these Family Programs, support groups and family counseling, you and your loved ones will learn how to:

  • Work through the difficulties you've experienced 
  • Understand how to set healthy boundaries
  • Begin to rebuild trusting relationships

You can access many programs from anywhere through virtual support. Special sessions are also available for Spanish speaking participants.

Family Programs

Learn more about our programs supporting families affected by addiction.

Family Programs

Children's Programs

Learn more about our life-changing programs designed to help children with addicted parents.

Children's Programs

Recovery Management

Post-rehab services and resources at the Betty Ford Center are designed to strengthen your sobriety, reduce the risk of relapse and make recovery a daily priority. Hazelden Betty Ford offers a variety of recovery support resources and tools, including:

  • Mobile apps
  • Online communities
  • Phone-based coaching
  • Twelve Step retreats

Service animals are permitted in Hazelden Betty Ford facilities and we afford individuals who require the assistance of a service animal with equal opportunity to access the organization. Per the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a "service animal" is defined as a dog that has been individually trained to do work or perform tasks for an individual with a disability. 

Per the ADA, dogs or other animals whose sole function is to provide comfort, emotional support or companionship do not qualify as service animals. Emotional support, therapy animals and pets are not permitted on Hazelden Betty Ford's facilities, leased spaces or on campus grounds. 

To hold your reservation, we request confirmation and travel details 24 hours prior to your admission.

We suggest purchasing an open-ended airline ticket that permits date changes in the event you decide to extend your stay. Palm Springs International airport is the closest airport to Betty Ford Center (approximately 10 miles).


Select hotels on this list offer discounted rates to visitors of the Betty Ford Center. Please be sure to mention that you will be visiting the Betty Ford Center in order to secure your special rate.

For the safety of our patients, visiting is virtual only. Please check with staff to determine the times that are available.

Contacting Patients

The treatment day is very full and we like to help our patients stay focused on their treatment and the progress they are making by limiting contact to designated phone and email times. 

Provided we have a signed Authorization to Release Information on file, a staff member may contact family and friends, if necessary. Because contact from the Center is limited during a patient’s stay, we encourage family and friends to trust that rehabilitation is progressing as it should.

Mail and Packages

Any packages or gifts that you're sending into the Betty Ford Center will be opened in the presence of a staff member. We do this for the protection of our residents. Only food in pre-sealed packages will be allowed. Movies, magazines, recreational reading or business materials, caffeinated products and home-cooked foods are not allowed.

Regular postal mail address:

(Patient's LEGAL Name) 
P.O. Box 1560 
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

For carriers that do not accept P.O. boxes (FedEx, UPS), please address to:

(Patient's LEGAL Name) 
Betty Ford Center 
39000 Bob Hope Drive 
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

Special Recognition

We acknowledge that we stand on the homelands of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians who are stewards to more than 31,500 acres of ancestral lands in this area. We honor and respect the enduring relationship that exist between these peoples and this land.

Hazelden Betty Ford Named a Center of Excellence Among Top Insurers

Hazelden Betty Ford treatment centers, including the Betty Ford Center in Rancho Mirage, are proud to be recognized by multiple insurance providers for our leadership, best practices, research, support and training in the addiction treatment field, including:

California Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation locations are licensed and/or certified by the Department of Public Health (Residential) and the Department of Health Care Services (Outpatient).