When Arlene Rosen lost her son Michael to a drug overdose, she started a treatment center so that she could help spare other families from the pain she experienced. Michael’s House opened in 1989 and has been serving patients and their families through comprehensive integrated treatment for over three decades.
Michael’s House is nationally recognized for providing integrated treatment for drug and alcohol addiction and co-occurring mental health issues, such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, trauma, grief/loss, personality disorders and similar conditions.
We are located at the foot of the towering San Jacinto mountain range in Palm Springs, California, and our modern, restorative facility provides safety and privacy for patients seeking healing and recovery.
Our program treats patients aged 18 and older in both residential and outpatient settings. Our staff is specially trained in the Foundations Recovery Network treatment model to address the complex needs of individuals with co-occurring disorders and to treat the whole person in a comprehensive way.
We support patients with an integrated, multi-disciplinary team. Primary therapists, consulting physicians, residential therapists, nurses, group leaders, and others are all part of a patient’s treatment team.View Staff
Our TreatmentEach structured weekly program includes:
- Individual psychotherapy
- Primary therapy groups
- Dialectical Behavior Therapy
- Structured metaphor/experiential groups
- Holistic therapy, such as yoga and mindful movement
- Dual Diagnosis groups
- Medication groups
- Relapse prevention groups
- Trauma therapy
- 12-Step meetings – DDRA, CoDA, AA, NA, OA
- Co-dependency groups
Mental disorders and addiction often go hand in hand. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), people who are diagnosed with a mood or anxiety disorder are twice as likely to struggle with addiction.
Unfortunately, people who have both mental illnesses and addiction tend to slip through the cracks of the modern medical world, and they may not get the help they need. They may see their doctors for their medical condition and see addiction counselors for their addiction. Until the two forms of therapy are united, however, the person is unlikely to see any real relief.Dual Diagnosis
The purpose statement of Michael’s House and its parent company Foundations Recovery Network is to create lifetime relationships for long-term recovery.
We serve with integrity. Our reputation is built on trust and honesty. We are thoughtful, intentional and ethical in all our actions, in order to have a lifelong, meaningful impact on those we serve.
We empower people. People are the foundation of our organization. Our approach to those we serve allows them to make—and be—the change they want to see in themselves and in the world.
We strive for excellence. Our efforts are directed toward one primary goal: excellence in all that we do. From our treatment philosophies to our daily interactions, we are committed to offering world-class experiences to those whom we serve. We honor this commitment by continuously seeking new, innovative, evidence-based approaches to our work.
We promote healing with compassion. Effective treatment takes a holistic, flexible and empathetic approach to each individual. Our Dual Diagnosis strategies are motivational, not confrontational, and fully integrated, meaning we treat both substance use and mental health conditions simultaneously. We meet people where they are and take them through a compassionate, individualized and supportive healing process.
Michael’s House is dedicated to providing those suffering from addiction and mental health issues with the integrated treatment solutions that will set them and their loved ones up for recovery that can last a lifetime and enable them to live the healthy, happy lives they deserve.
- Respect and dignity in the treatment of patients and their families
- Quality care focusing on the development of constructive life skills
- Education to help patients understand the science of addiction in order to recover and reduce the risk of relapse
- Sensitivity to cultural diversity
- Affordable care without sacrificing quality or comfort