He focuses on the expensive ones which is fair enough to poke fun because it's an easy target and this industry is fucked up so I don't fault him for that. But I first went to one that was $800 a month.
They have zero medical staff. All staff worked their way up from the client level so they have no training outside of AA doctrine. They specifically say they don't take dual diagnosis clients meaning those with a co-occurring mental health issue. They do. All this means people have died there. Suicide. Alcohol withdrawal. When I get motivated I'm going to send an email to the AJC investigative report team. I just learned that's a thing. It's a shit paper
It's a hot topic - Reply All just did an episode about rehab centers in Florida and how they would funnel in clients from all over America using online marketing: https://www.gimletmedia.com/reply-all/121-pain-funnel#episode-player