The Gooden Center

The mission of The Gooden Center is to show men and their families the way out of the debilitating and deadly cycle of alcoholism and drug addiction. Affordable treatment, evidence - based practices and a 12 Step orientation help bring about the transformational change necessary to restore a sense of wellbeing and hope for a productive and promising future.

Welcome to The Gooden Center, an accredited men's residential treatment facility located in charming Pasadena, California. We provide affordable treatment with a mission to help alcohol and drug addicted men achieve lasting sobriety".  Our program utilizes a 12-step oriented model, focusing on emotional, social and spiritual support.  We utilize the Twelve Steps and aim to heal the spiritual, emotional and physical aspects of individuals suffering from substance abuse problems.

Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Center

There are over 2,000 California substance abuse treatment programs!  Choosing the right residential drug treatment center can be difficult, whether for you, a loved one or a professional client. It's especially taxing when the need for help is urgent. We find that most people have three areas of concern:

Quality - Does the program have a good reputation?

Price- Is it affordable?

Availability- Will admission take place when you need it?

We hope that the superior quality, price and availability of our men only addiction treatment programs at The Gooden Center help you in making your decision.  We provide treatment for addiction men can take advantage of in the Los Angeles area and nationwide.  Please feel free to call us any time at 800-931-9884. 
As a CARF accredited, nonprofit Los Angeles alcohol and drug treatment center for men, we are committed to providing extraordinary experiences for our clients, families and professionals who trust us with their referrals.

Outpatient Rehab Center

If in spite of repeated negative consequences you cannot stop using alcohol or drugs using your own resources, the help you need may come from an outpatient rehabilitation center or a residential drug treatment center.  The Gooden Center has been helping men and families with chemical dependency for over 45 years.  Through affiliate programs we also provide drug intervention and drug detox.  The Gooden Center's effective drug and alcohol treatment for men can help you or your loved one battle a disease that few people are able to overcome alone. We offer a wide variety of addiction treatment California programs including residential and day treatment rehabilitation and sober living. 

Twelve Step Spiritual Based Center

Our Inclusive Spirituality group explores the common threads between twelve step literature and Christian, Jewish, Buddhist and Native American spirituality. We feel that deep within every person there is a sense of Wellbeing, even joy. Some experience this for the first time at The Gooden Center. They discover the courage to be themselves. Spirituality is a fundamental assist in fighting the chronic disease of alcoholism and drug dependency.

On this website you will learn about our residential treatment facilities, outpatient, and sober living programs along with many other features and programs that we offer. The cairn is our symbol because we help show the way along the path that leads to lasting sobriety and recovery. Our Pasadena rehabilitation center location is the perfect place to begin that journey. You have to do the work. But you can't do it alone. We are among the best in Southern California and if you are in need of a Los Angeles addiction treatment program, let The Gooden Center help change your life today!


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