Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation

Millions of people around the world are living proof that recovery is stronger than addiction and living proof that treatment works. Families heal. Recovery lasts. Life gets better.

The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is a force of healing and hope for individuals, families and communities affected by addiction to alcohol and other drugs. It is the United States’ largest nonprofit treatment provider, with a legacy that began in 1949 and includes the 1982 founding of the Betty Ford Center. With 17 sites across the country, including 5 in Minnesota, the Foundation offers prevention and recovery solutions nationwide and across the entire continuum of care to help youth and adults reclaim their lives from the disease of addiction. Last year, the Foundation served nearly 18,000 patients and their families throughout the United States.

Top Addiction Treatment Specialties

  • Medical detoxification
  • Personalized assessment
  • Individualized treatment care plans
  • Inpatient treatment
  • Outpatient treatment
  • Mental health services
  • Recovery management
  • Opioid addiction (e.g., heroin, prescription pain medication)
  • Alcohol addiction
  • Other drug addictions

Benchmarks & Highlights

  • Largest non-profit treatment provider in the United States.
  • Developed the Comprehensive Opioid Response with the Twelve Steps (COR-12TM) treatment approach to address the opioid crisis.
  • Specialized, evidence-based drug and alcohol addiction treatment and recovery for teens and young adults ages 12-25.
  • Leader in expert, evidence-based addiction treatment and recovery services for adults—specialized treatment for men, women, health care professionals and legal professionals.
  • Largest recovery publishing house in the United States.
  • Fully accredited graduate school of addiction studies.
  • Butler Center for Research — specialized in addiction research.
  • Leader in addiction education for medical professionals.
  • Unique Children’s Program to support children living with loved ones struggling with addiction.
  • Connection Program—personalized recovery coaching and support. The program’s intensive level of support and monitoring have proven to be especially helpful in early recovery, including recovery coaching and case management, phone contact with the patient and designated family members, documented recovery updates, and random drug testing for accountability.
  • Leader in advocacy and policy for treatment and recovery.