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Why Cliffside?

Why Cliffside?

The answer is simple. We want you to go to treatment once and recover for good.

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View Our Facility

Cliffside Malibu is beautiful luxury estate, situated on two acres, overlooking Zuma Beach.

Life at Cliffside

Life at Cliffside

Cliffside Malibu have been designed to provide everything required for a full recovery from addiction.

Life After Cliffside

Life After Cliffside

The goal of treatment is to create within you the skills and ability to remain clean and sober at home.

Cliffside Malibu addiction specialists are available 24 hours a day


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Live the Life You Were Always Meant to Live

Releasing the bonds of addiction and freeing yourself to live the life that you’ve always dreamed about is possible at Cliffside Malibu. Our philosophy is simple and our unique addiction treatment approach puts Cliffside in a class of its own. With years of experience, Cliffside Malibu offers cutting-edge, evidence-based, life-saving, holistic treatment in a luxury estate setting. Our staff consists of industry leading professionals who are committed to you and your recovery, with a dedicated therapist helping you uncover the deep underlying issues that caused addiction in the first place, and healing your mind, body and spirit along the way.

  • We specialize in treating the whole person, not just the addiction.
  • We customize a treatment program to meet your specific needs.
  • We meet you at your exact level of willingness to change using the Stages of Change.

Unparalleled Commitment to Your Recovery

We treat addiction differently at Cliffside and we stand behind our unmatched record of success. In our commitment to you and your long term recovery, we offer The Cliffside Malibu Guarantee. We are the only drug rehab center to make this kind of guarantee; we can do it because our addiction treatment programs work and because we think it’s important to stand behind our work. How do they work? Our approach in creating treatment programs includes combining intensive one-on-one therapy, physical activity, nutritional support and many other effective modalities, from yoga to equine therapy to acupuncture. Whatever treatment will best help you recover, we can offer it. We want you to become the person you were always meant to be.

Education Is Critical. What You Need to Know…

At any stage of addiction or recovery it is important to have support. This kind of support can come from friends, family, or even online. Cliffside has several resources available on our Educational Resources page which help you through every stage of the recovery process. Whether you have a loved one you are trying to get into drug rehab, or if you have already been through alcohol rehab and are in recovery, we have something for everyone. Cliffside Malibu is the only addiction treatment facility in the world, to our knowledge, that employs a full time addiction researcher on its staff. We do this to give you access to the latest information on addiction research that is coming out of the world’s research centers. On our education page you will find free reports on addiction recovery as well as our daily blog, an educational resource that it is our pleasure to provide to the community. If you’d like to know more about addiction recovery and what we do at Cliffside Malibu, you may also purchase our best-selling book, Ending Addiction for Good.

This book, written by our Founder and CEO Richard Taite and our addiction researcher, Constance Scharff, PhD, will provide you with the complete layout of our treatment program and help you make decisions about your treatment future. (All proceeds go to non-profit treatment facilities to provide treatment for those who would otherwise be unable to obtain it.) Ending Addiction For Good - Richard Taite amazing buy button Cliffside Malibu