Private Individualized Treatment for Addiction and Trauma

Sabino Recovery

Residential Treatment for Alcoholism, Drug Addiction, and Trauma

At Sabino Recovery's residential treatment program you will find a place of great emotional safety – safety to work on trauma, addiction, anxiety, depression, and any other manipulative coping mechanisms that have held you in it's grip.

Our healing environment is shaped by the professionalism and caring of our empathetic and experienced staff, and sustained by the absolute and complete focus on the needs our residents. We are passionate about delivering evidenced based clinical therapies in the highest ethical environment for each individual's healing and recovery.

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Yoga is one of the many integrated therapies enhanced by the serene quiet of the desert surrounding our campus.

What We Treat

Our Mission

We comprehensively treat trauma and addictions with an engaged and highly trained staff, resulting in an effective therapeutic alliance. We optimize healing by empowering our residents to make positive changes and by providing holistic, integrated, and strength-based treatments.

Our Purpose

The soul of Sabino Recovery is our dedicated and compassionate staff. We are committed to providing a place of trust and safety for the restoration of hope and healing of our residents. At our core, we are accountable to our higher power, ourselves, our community, and our mission.

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For Families

Family Program — Reconnecting with Loved Ones

At Sabino Recovery we understand that lasting recovery for our residents depends on the involvement of those closest to them.

We invite each resident and their families to participate in our Family Program – a three-day, experiential program designed to reconnect you with your loved one.

We understand that...

Together We Will...


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We know that high quality, effective, trauma and addiction treatment cannot be improvised.

We craft a targeted individualized treatment plan for you only after thoroughly assessing and understanding the ways that alcohol and drug addiction and trauma may have impacted you.

Your story is unique, your care should be too

Thomas Isbell, CEO, discusses what makes Sabino unique. He highlights how our dedicated and professional staff help facilitate sustainable growth and change during your recovery process.

Latest Articles

Overcoming Adversity, by Shara Turner, LPC, MSC, NCC, Eagala

Overcoming Adversity by Shara Turner, LPC, MSC, NCC, Eagala Over this past week we were bombarded by images of an American icon doting over his beautiful daughter. Although I did not know them, each time I glance at those pictures I feel a pang of sadness in my heart as I imagine the grief one mother and wife must be enduring. Unfortunately tragedy happens every day, in every country, city, and neighborhood around the world, and images like these are another reminder of how precious and fragile life really is. When I was 17 I lost my best friend, my father to a tragic accident. 28 years later I watched my own children mourn the loss of their father, best friend, and mentor.

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Neurobiology of Childhood Trauma – Lifelong Impact, by Dr. Drew W. Edwards.

Early life trauma can stem from physical, emotional or sexual abuse, neglect, loss of a loved one, bullying, witnessing violence, or from involvement in a serious accident, injury, natural disaster, terrorism or war. It can also result from growing up in a chronically dysfunctional home, where emotional neglect and indifference are the norm, and healthy attachments are never formed...and this is just the short list. The list of acute responses to a traumatic event are long and often last into adulthood, creating a set-up for a life that is emotionally painful and difficult for the victim to achieve full potential: Irritability hostility Depressive Symptoms Mood Swings, emotional instability Anxiety (e.g., panic attacks, specific phobia, generalized anxiety) Fear or traumatic reoccurrence Grief reaction Shame Feeling vulnerable and fragile Emotional detachment, unwilling to engage in discussion regarding emotions Crying Peritraumatic Disassociation: A form of psychological escape during or just after the event. Adjustment Reaction Disorder (clinically significant depressive symptoms and/or intrusive anxiety symptoms in the wake of a distressing event. Symptoms usually resolve within 6 months. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder The life trajectory of chronically traumatized persons will veer from the hopes and dreams they once possessed, as their life becomes increasingly and pathologically organized around the event(s), the aggressor(s) or alleviating the emotional pain that lingers like a frightening shadow. Effects on Neurodevelopment The fact that traumatic life experiences are predictive of mental illness and substance abuse is not surprising. What is surprising is the extent of neuroadaptive changes in the brains of traumatized children and teens. Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) Research Two recent studies showed that experiencing childhood trauma is common among people undergoing addiction treatment as adults.

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