Addiction Resource Guide

Creative Care, Inc.

Freestanding Chemical Dependency Rehab

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Self Description:

"Comprehensive primary treatment for the dual diagnosis patient, with on-site equine assisted therapy & extended care."

Treatment Philosophy:

"Our highly trained staff is able to address addiction issues and psychological issues concurrently, with a supportive, compassionate approach."

Approach To Dual Diagnosis:

"Simultaneously addressing alcohol/drug problems while assessing underlying causes of addiction."

Family Program:

"Individualized program including group process and individual sessions with therapist, counselor and executive director."

Position On 12 Step Involvement:

"An integral part of the program - daily meetings, education and 12 Step approach to counseling milieu therapy."

Position On Confrontation:

"Work with positive re-inforcement and use it along the lines of clinical intervention."

Additional Characteristics:

"Creative Care has been working with dual patients for 16 years, and has become a solid resource for treatment professinals."


  • Number of Beds: 30 Malibu/6 Northridge
    Detox Available: Yes

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Annual Admits: 1130
    Average Length of Stay 60-90 days
    Percent of Women 50%
    Percent under 25 25%
    Percent with College Education: Unknown
    Percent Covered by Public assistance 0%
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification: 50%

  • Admissions Procedures:

    Night Admission Available: Yes
    Weekend Admission available: Yes
    Face to Face Interview or exam required before admission: No


Facility has separate program for:
  • Abuse/PTSD/Trauma Resolution
  • Alcohol Addiction
  • Depression
  • Psychiatric (Dual Diagnosis)

  • Facility has special track for:
  • Anger Management/Conflict Resolution
  • Anorexia/Bulimia
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Codependency Compulsive Overeating
  • Crystal Meth Addiction
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family
  • Grief & Loss
  • Internet Addiction
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Men
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Pain Management
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Relapse
  • Sexual Addictions
  • Workaholism


    Self-pay Cost: $6800 per week
    Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: No
    Medicare Coverage accepted: No
    Insurance Coverage verified before admission: Yes
    Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: No


    Licensed by: California Dept. of Alcohol & Drug Programs
    Type of License: Adult Residential Alcohol/drug recovery or treatment facility
    Accredited by: None

    Contact Information:

    Admissions Telephone Number: (800) 832-3280
    General Information: (310) 589-9834
    Address: 5941 Trancas Canyon Rd.
    Malibu, CA 90265