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Center for Discovery - Resilience Pacific Place

Center for Discovery, Long Beach, California, 90802
At Center for Discovery, we strongly believe that teens and adolescents dealing with substance abuse require and deserve specialized treatment. We provide individualized treatment to produce emotional, social, spiritual and behavioral growth. With years of experience helping teens with substance abuse, we have developed a proprietary process and a legacy for successfully helping our residents.

Facility Highlights

  • Accredited by the Joint Commission for Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)
  • Therapeutic Services
  • Family Involvement


  • Southern California Teen Methamphetamine Addiction

    No matter what stage of dependence or addiction, meth abuse is extremely dangerous. At Center for Discovery, we can help your teen recover. Meth addiction is nearly impossible to recover from on your own, making professional help critical. Let Center for Discovery help your teen on the road to recovery and be part of their journey to a new, better life.
  • Southern California Teen Heroin Addiction

    However the addiction started, getting help is extremely important. The first step in getting help is recognizing that there is a problem. If you are worried about seeing signs of heroin addiction in your teen or adolescent, please get help immediately. Due to the physical grip that heroin addiction has on the body, finding a profession detoxification facility and treatment center is imperative. At Center for Discovery, our professional and caring staff will take care of your teen. We want to help your teen get started on the road to recovery.

Facility Settings

  • Luxury

Meet the Staff

  • Mark Hobbins
    Mark Hobbins Executive Vice President
    Mark Hobbins is widely recognized as one of the nation’s leading experts on adolescent treatment, parenting, and family issues. Mr. Hobbins has pursued his mission of strengthening families for over 25 years, co-founding one of the largest organizations of treatment programs for troubled youth and their families in the nation. He has authored and co-authored dozens of articles, courses and workbooks to help parents improve their parenting skills and strengthen their families. Mr. Hobbins also founded one of the nation’s leading online resources for parenting and relationship education. Mr. Hobbins has served as an expert consultant for numerous media organizations such as CBS, NBC, People Magazine, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Los Angeles Times, and the New York Times. Mr. Hobbins has also acted as a consultant and made appearances on several television shows including BRAT CAMP, Britain’s Youngest Boozers, A&E Intervention, Tyra Banks and Dr. Phil.
  • Robert G. Weitzman
    Robert G. Weitzman Chief Financial Officer
    Robert Weitzman has been a senior financial executive in the healthcare industry over the past twenty years for companies which experienced explosive growth during his tenure. Prior to his involvement in healthcare, Mr. Weitzman was in the financial services industry including being the CFO and COO of a national full service securities firm with over 200 branch offices. He is both a CPA and an attorney and serves as the CFO and General Counsel for Center for Discovery. In these capacities, he is responsible for the Accounting and Treasury Departments, the Business Office and the Legal Department. Mr. Weitzman graduated cum laude from Southwestern University School of Law. While in law school, he authored a personal property tax article which was cited by the United States Supreme Court and resulted in a sweeping change to personal property tax law nationwide.

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These people care about one thing; money. More specifically, insurance money. Nothing that happened from the moment we checked in until the moment we pulled our kid was about anything other than trying to get the insurance company to pay them. When we challenged therapists and ultimately management at Center for Discovery about how little of what was happening made sense, how nothing they were doing had anything to do with why we came to them, they blamed the insurance company. They said that the diagnosis they gave my daughter and her treatment plan were what they were so that the insurance company would pay! That is absolutely nuts! What a waste of time and a waste of precious mental health benefits from our insurance company.
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When I checked my son into this program, I was promised that he would be safe. He wasn\'t. Center for Discovery was full of kids from juvenile hall, fighting...violent kids. We checked our son out when we went for a family meeting... I can and will tell everyone that I can about our horrific experience.
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Please do not allow any family member to be admitted here. These people do not care about their patients... It\'s also extremely overpriced for the service provided. Do avoid this place.
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They put money before the kids.
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Very disappointed...they don't look at anything long term and only care about moving "clients" in and out...they care more about getting respect than actually helping to solve real issues..If you are looking for long term solutions and care about or child's future DO NOT send your child here.