About  Us

Back2Basics Mission

Back2Basics is committed to the recovery of our clients through a series of concentrated hands-on therapy and life-skill building that is rooted by our unique programs, daily in-depth study of the 12-steps, and innovative and traditional therapeutic counseling modalities.

Back2Basics is dedicated to providing personnel and professional expertise, along with the concrete recovery infrastructure, that is essential to the long-term transformation of our clients into a self-sustaining AND sober adult.

“The emphasis is not to simply avoid their addictions…
but rather it is to guide the men to learn how to enjoy life
without drugs and alcohol.”
– Grateful B2B Mom

One Outdoor Adventure Recovery Solution
Two Programs

Back2Basics and Beyond The Basics

Back2Basics is an outdoor adventure recovery program, up to six months, for young adult males, from 18-35, with substance abuse issues looking for a positive and meaningful life. In our program clients are exposed to a weekly combination of wilderness therapy and addiction treatment program that have proven to be successful in recovery.

Beyond the Basics is an additional 6-month transition program that follows the Back2Basics program and is focused on transitioning our clients into ‘real life’. In Beyond the Basics we provide for the groundwork to gradually transition our clients from rehabilitation and recovery into living real life with long-term sobriety.

While the programs are sequential, the Beyond the Basics program is not required and our Back2Basics client must apply and express the desire to really want to continue. This leads our client to take ownership of their decision and commit to their sobriety success. Most of our Back2Basics graduates choose to continue on to Beyond the Basics.

Long-Term Addiction Treatment Program Recovery

Back2Basics offers an alternative approach to the 30-day treatment options that other centers emphasize. These 30-day programs often do not succeed in producing long-lasting sobriety in their graduates.

Back2Basics’ approach involves a six-month addiction treatment program environment that provides the opportunity for participants to engage in real life safe and sober activities. Studies suggest that the longer the alcoholic or addict is removed from distracting surroundings, the longer they will stay sober and helps better guarantee recovery success.

Research indicates that most addicted individuals need at least three months in treatment to significantly reduce or stop their drug use and that the best outcomes occur with longer durations of treatment.

— National Institute On Drug Abuse

Our initial 6-month Back2Basics program is then followed by Beyond the Basics, our 6-month transitional program to help clients gradually get into ‘real life’. These back to back 6-month programs combined have a higher success rate for long-term sobriety.

Ideal Outdoor Recovery Location

Located in Flagstaff, Arizona

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Flagstaff’s outdoor environment, which includes acres of wooded forest and close proximity to world-class outdoor destinations, provides a perfect classroom for Back2Basics programs. This quaint and humble town also has an extensive 12-step community that has supported and worked alongside Back2Basics since its inception.

Back2Basics believes the Outdoor Adventure Program provides guidance crucial to the development of a balanced sober individual. Beyond man-made concepts and distractions, Flagstaff nature guides our clients on an adventure into their own personal discovery, and spiritual enlightenment.



  • Our Back2Basics Outdoor Environment:
    • At an altitude of 7000 feet, Flagstaff is nestled at the base of the lovely San Francisco Peaks in the Coconino Forest of Northern Arizona.
    • We are also located within an hour’s drive of: The Grand Canyon, Mogollon Rim, Oak Creek Canyon and Sedona.
  • Back2Basics Academia Community:
    • Flagstaff is home to Northern Arizona University and Coconino Community College, which are located just minutes from our addiction treatment program and clinical campuses.
  • The 12 Steps:
    • Flagstaff is a host to over 200 12-Step meetings, available each week to clients.

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Back2Basics Addiction Treatment Program Homes

Back2Basics has five homes located in Flagstaff, Arizona for our clients as they proceed through both our Back2Basics program for recovery treatment and our Beyond Back2Basics program that transitions the client back into learning how to live sober on their own. To the right are photos of one of our Addiction Treatment Program Homes. Click on the image to enlarge.

Back2Basics Campus

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Beyond The Basics Campus

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Get started today on your road to recovery.

We Can Help

Back2Basics Outdoor Adventure Recovery offers up to a six-month addiction treatment program for substance abuse and alcohol treatment for young adult males 18-35 years of age and is a “private pay” or accepts Insurance. Back2Basics uniquely combines Therapeutic Counseling, Outdoor Adventure Recovery and our Addiction Treatment Program to provide the best possible treatment to achieve long-term sobriety.


Contact Us Directly


Flagstaff, Arizona
P: (928) 814-2220
F: (928) 774-4126
Office Hours: Open 24-Hours

Center for Treatment Services :
1600 W University Ave Suite 205, Flagstaff AZ 86001

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