Addiction Resource Guide

Michael's House - The Treatment Center for Men

Long Term Residential Program

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Self Description:

"A residential treatment center which focuses on the development of constructive life skills through a fully structured clinical program for chemically dependent/dual diagnosed men only."

Treatment Philosophy:

"The goal of Michael's House is to provide a supportive but challenging environment in which residents can identify and develop appropriate behavior to start recovery."

Approach To Dual Diagnosis:

"Many of our clients are dually diagnosed. Our Medical Director, a psychiatrist who is ASAM certified, evaluates and monitors medication."

Family Program:

"Family therapy available at no extra charge. All families are encouraged to participate in family sessions and to attend support groups."

Position On 12 Step Involvement:

"Our program is based on a 12 Step orientation. All of our clients attend 12 Step meetings."


  • Number of Beds: 22
    Detox Available: No

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Annual Admits: l50
    Average Length of Stay 65 days
    Percent of Women 0%
    Percent under age 25 29%
    Percent with College Education: 46%
    Percent Covered by Public assistance 0%
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification: 40%

  • Admissions Procedures:

    Night Admission Available: Yes before 8 PM
    Weekend Admission available: Yes
    Face to Face Interview or exam required before admission: No


Facility has separate program for:
  • Men

  • Facility has group sessions for:
  • Anger Management
  • Compulsive Gambling
  • Family Systems
  • Psychiatric (Dual Diagnosis)
  • Relapse


    Self-pay Cost: $260 per day
    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: Yes


    Licensed by: State of California
    Type of License: Adult Residential Alcoholism/Drug Facility
    Accredited by: CARF

    Contact Information:
    Admissions Telephone Number: (800) 841-3248
    General Information: (800) 841-3248
    Address: 430 S. Cahuilla Rd.
    Palm Springs, CA 92262