Eternal gratitude

I truly feel that attending Malibu Vista saved my life. I was so entrenched in my depression before coming here that I had wholly lost myself. I was unsure of who I was or what I had to offer the world before coming here, and I feel like I’ve gained a sense of self that…

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I long to live the next half of my life

As a 44-year old ego-maniac with an inferiority complex, I have through the unconditional love and professional guidance at MV, made significant steps toward healing. I no longer have to accept that my life’s story ends with death by a thousand paper-cuts; fueled by alcoholism. I hold my sobriety date of November 4 sacred and…

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Small community feel

The best part of my experience was the small community feel which leads to more of a hands on approach with our counselors. I like that everyone knew each other by name and really made an effort to look out for each other. The exercise programs were a great perk and the salon/massage options were…

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A wonderful bond overall

The best part was definitely the therapists and nurses – truly amazing and above and beyond for the most part. The group of clients was very special – a wonderful bond overall at a much needed time in our lives. – Promises Austin Alumni

Life changing experience

It was such a wonderful experience. Everything from my counselor who was truly amazing (Megan) to the community here to the group sessions and even fitness focus. Such a great comprehensive treatment. I’m physically more healthy, mentally more healthy, emotionally more healthy, and spiritually more healthy. I can’t say enough about how life changing this…

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I feel fantastic

I am sober & feel great & ready for the next chapter in my life. I have met some great people here that I plan to stay in touch with once I leave. I also really loved the exercise. It was a big part of my life before I started drinking & have exercised every…

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Community as a whole was supportive

the clients all seemed like they wanted to be here, and the community as a whole was supportive. the clinical staff was respective, and the progress I made can be attributed to both the community and the treatment team. Also – Carlos, Ernesto and Mike were fantastic chefs. Steve and Scott are really compassionate RA’s…

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This gave me HOPE

The best part of my experience is that this gave me HOPE. The education I got about the disease of alcoholism was really enlightening and helpful. I feel like coming out of here, I’m in pretty good shape to know what I need to do- I got a lot of tools here. I feel confident.…

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