Sober living in Los Angeles is ideal for individuals who have just left inpatient rehabilitation facilities. More likely than not, recovering substance abusers have a lot of anxiety about going straight from inpatient rehabilitation to their daily lives and fear the possibility of relapse. For individuals who feel safer having structured support right out of rehab, sober living is the way to go.

What is Sober Living?

Sober living, also known as transitional living, is a safe and supportive living situation that promotes the sobriety and wellbeing of recovering substance users. It is a step between inpatient treatment and the “real world”: sober living allows the house member to focus on recovery while in a comfortable environment. Sober houses are usually in residential neighborhoods, which helps recovering addicts see – and slowly become a part of – the mainstream community.

Absolutely no drugs or alcohol are allowed in the sober living residence. The house members must comply with drug screenings, house meetings, and chores. At certain days and times of the week, residents can leave the house. However, they will have a curfew and will need to sign in and out so that the staff knows where the residents are at all times. Newer residents will be accompanied by a staff member whenever they leave the house.

Why Choose Sober Living?

Sober living is a safe place to start sobriety with a positive support system around you. It’s important to not only allow time for the drugs, alcohol and cravings to subside but learn new habits and start a new way of life. That’s what we offer at profound sober living residences.


Sober Living Has Worked For Half A Century

The first Oxford House was opened in Silver Spring, Maryland in 1975 by Paul Molloy. Molloy had been a Senate committee staff member between 1967 and 1972. He sought treatment at a Sober living home for his alcoholism in a halfway house in 1975. Later that year, the halfway house would close due to financial difficulty, and Molloy and the other residents took over the lease. They chose the name Oxford House in recognition of Oxford Group, a religious organization that influenced the founders of AA.  The goal is the provision of housing and rehabilitative support for the alcoholic or drug addict who wants to stop drinking or using and stay stopped. All houses are run on a democratic basis. Officers serve periods of no longer than six months in any one office.

No member of an Oxford House is asked to leave without cause following the 30-day probationary period—a dismissal vote by the membership because of drinking, drug use, or disruptive behavior. Oxford House is not affiliated with Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous, organizationally or financially, but Oxford House members realize that only active participation in Alcoholics Anonymous and/or Narcotics Anonymous offers assurance of continued sobriety.  Each Oxford House is autonomous except in matters affecting other houses or Oxford House, Inc., as a whole. Each house is financially self-supporting although financially secure houses may provide new or financially needy houses a loan for a term not exceeding one year. Members who leave an Oxford House in good standing are encouraged to become associate members and offer friendship, support, and example to newer Sober living homes



Our clinical offices in Los Angeles offer a safe, comfortable space for individuals to recover from addiction. During treatment hours, clients will spend time in a variety of different counseling and therapy sessions – both group and individual. We believe it is important to feel secure during these times, and the atmosphere has been designed to support that.

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What is Life in A Sober Residence Like?

After breakfast, the residents will be driven to the outpatient facility, where they will meet with their counselors, psychologists, and psychiatrists. Group therapy and the 12 step program will be offered. After outpatient treatment, the residents will return to the house. Here they can relax and talk, watch television, and work on their exercises. Some days there will be house meetings during which the house manager will talk to the housemates about issues, disagreements, and disputes amongst residents or amongst residents and staff.

  • In-house meetings
  • Private and semi-private rooms
  • Medication monitoring
  • On-site staff
  • Urinalysis
  • Meals
  • Transportation
Individuals who attempt to go straight from inpatient treatment to their daily lives often have extreme difficulty with their recovery. They may also feel isolated, alone, and depressed. However, recovering substance users who reside in sober houses are less likely to relapse and have the benefits of creating a network of peers who have a similar goal: to obtain and maintain a drug free life. Moreover, the structure of sober living allows residents to focus on their recovery goals and to reinforce the lessons they learned in their inpatient rehabilitation programs. Most importantly, sober living is a much safer alternative than going straight from inpatient treatment to the mainstream community.
Los Angeles is a great place to continue the journey to recovery, as the recovering substance abuser will have the beauty of the Southern California sun, vibrant culture, and relaxing nature to help heal. Profound Treatment is located in Westwood, the heart of West Los Angeles, and is close to the famed cities of Beverly Hills and Santa Monica. Attractions abound, including the Getty Museum, LACMA, and the beaches of Santa Monica and Malibu. Moreover, LA is home to an incredibly active recovery community, and there is a multitude of treatment centers nearby.

Profound Treatment is very accommodating in regards to pricing and offers special payment plans for those who are worried about the cost. Please call us right away if this is a concern of yours, and our staff will be happy to assist you.

Yes, we offer outpatient treatment. We utilize a client centric, multi-disciplinary approach that incorporates sober monitoring, various therapeutic modalities, and psychiatric evaluations. We know that substance abuse often co-occurs with a mental illness such as anxiety and depression. Moreover, substance abuse may be an individual’s misguided attempt to alleviate the symptoms of mental health problems, and so we ensure that every individual is evaluated by our experienced psychiatrist.

For a more detailed list of our services that we use, as well as the co-occurring disorders that we treat, please read below.

Our outpatient services include:

  • Sober monitoring                          
  • Drug testing
  • Psychiatric evaluation
  • Individual therapy
  • Group therapy             
  • Sober monitoring                          
  • Drug testing
  • Psychiatric evaluation
  • Individual therapy
  • Group therapy             

Our outpatient services include:

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Dialectical behavioral therapy
  • Experiential therapies
  • Mindfulness
  • Motivational interviewing 
  • Psychodynamic
  • Trauma informed/seeking safety


    Some of the co-occurring disorders we treat are:

    • ADHD
    • Anxiety disorder
    • Bipolar disorder
    • Depression
    • Panic disorder
    • Personality disorders

    At Profound Treatment, we understand the need for a safe and supportive living environment for those who are struggling with substance use. We provide a host of evidence-based addiction treatments, our staff has decades of experience, and most importantly – we place client care above all.

    If you have any questions or concerns, please call us today at (800) 559-3496 and peruse the rest of our website!


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