Gooden Center
A residential drug treatment center for men located in Pasadena, CA. The Gooden Center is a proud member of the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP).

(626) 356-0078
191 North El Molino Avenue Pasadena, CA 91101 US

map Pasadena Drug Rehab Center for Men

Gooden Center Blog

The Newest Sober App – a Smartphone Breathalyzer

Alcohol Monitoring App

Technological advances are making it possible to stay accountable while you are in recovery.  A new smartphone app allows people to take a breathalyzer test that will help ensure that their blood alcohol level is at a safe level. The new app called
Read More..

Overcoming a Misdiagnosis

The Newest Sober App - a Smartphone Breathalyzer

Mental health is a complex and intricate world that is still not fully understood. Although there has been plenty of progress in the field of mental health treatment, it is still possible for people to be misdiagnosed and be given the wrong kind of treatment for years. This can
Read More..

The Philosophy of Second Chances

The Newest Sober App - a Smartphone Breathalyzer

When people offend or hurt us, we tend to react differently depending on our beliefs about that person, our feelings of trust and our past experiences. How do we know when it will be a good idea to give a person a
Read More..

What is Avoidant Personality Disorder?

What is Avoidant Personality Disorder?

Personality disorders are all unique categories of mental health problems that involve a number of complex symptoms. Avoidant personality disorder is an issue that has to do mainly with feelings of social phobia and inadequacy as well as sensitivity to criticism. People with this disorder have trouble feeling normal around others
Read More..

The Importance of Self-Care for Mental Health

The Importance of Self-Care for Mental Health

What words come to mind when you think about mental health treatment? Medication, maybe. Therapy of all kinds: CBT, DBT, existential, behavioral.

All of these have something in common. They're prescribed or facilitated by licensed mental health professionals. However, the final piece of the puzzle is something that everyone can implement on their own:
Read More..