Alta Centers x RecovRemix

Alta Centers, Executive Director Garrett Braukman curated a mixtape as a DJ for the recovery community. Below is a track list of all the songs used and why they were used. At Alta Centers, we thrive on difference and engaging our community in music. [/vc_column_text][divider line_type=”No Line” custom_height=”30″] [/vc_column_text][divider line_type=”No Line” custom_height=”30″] Full Track List […]

A Different Approach to Recovery

Originally published in Music Connection. Alta Centers opened in August 2015 to offer a highly specialized, professional recovery center specifically to meet the unique needs of the entertainment industry, particularly musicians and music industry professionals. As a successful Los Angeles DJ and lifelong music fan, Director of Operations Garrett Braukman knows first-hand about the challenges […]

Klen and Sober Podcast

“I just had a doctor’s appointment and he asked (about my family history.) I said as long as mental health isn’t involved we’re pretty healthy.” Garrett, himself in recovery and an ACOA, is the Director of Operations for Alta Centers. Alta Centers is an out-patient program and a detox program with a focus on creativity […]

Opiate Use and Celebrities Is Often Seen but Help Always Comes Too Late

Opiate use and celebrities is seen often but always comes too late to receive the help they deserve. The news came this evening as we all thought, Prince’s official cause of death, opioid overdose. Drug overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in the United States. Prince is like millions of Americans suffering from […]

Alta Centers Opens Detox Facility in the Hollywood Hills

Alta Centers, a Los Angeles based organization treating addiction and substance abuse, has opened an upscale detox facility located blocks away from the historic Hollywood sign. The new program called Hollywoodland Recovery will be focused on treating those affected by the opiate epidemic. This serene location in the heart of the entertainment industry is focused […]

Tips to Qualify a Treatment Center’s Ethics and Values

There is a lot of talk in the addiction treatment world of ethics and the morality of the work we do and engage in. I have seen this industry go from helping people to scheming people in the last 9 years I’ve worked in the treatment industry. It is important to know the facilities and […]