Desert Star

Addiction Recovery Center

Established in 2009
Locally Owned and Operated

Awaken to Healing in the Desert

Successfully Treating Drug & Alcohol Issues, Eating Disorders, and Sex Addiction & Relationship Issues

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Desert Star is open! Groups, individual sessions and specialist appointments are all being held via telehealth. Attend from the safety of your home! Find more about our response to the pandemic on our Facebook page.

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, Desert Star contributed an article on self care during the pandemic to the Tucson Weekly. Read it here. 

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Compassionate and effective outpatient treatment for addictions, eating disorders, relationship and intimacy issues, co-occurring disorders and more.

In network with all major insurance companies.


  • Drug addiction
  • Alcohol addiction
  • Co-occurring disorders
  • Relationship and boundary issues
  • Gender -specific issues
  • Sex and relationship compulsivity
  • Bulimia
  • Anorexia
  • Compulsive eating

Getting started

The difference starts from the beginning. A complimentary consultation offers you the chance to meet with a trained staff member to talk about your goals and history, learn about the programs we offer, take a tour of the facility, and decide if Desert Star is the right fit for you. And if not, we will help refer you to get the help you need.

What to expect

Every client of Desert Star participates on a voluntary basis, though we’ll work with licensing boards, employee assistance programs, justice system and similar mandated referring sources. Everyone is in a different place in their recovery journey, but united by a genuine desire to improve their lives.

Experienced, compassionate staff members

Group and individual sessions are led by highly skilled therapists, including master’s level or higher and licensed clinicians. Our psychiatric nurse practitioners have specialized experience in mental health and addiction. All staff members from the administrative assistant to the executive director have experience in and passion for high quality, effective mental health, eating disorder, and addiction treatment.

What sets us apart

Desert Star Addiction Recovery Center is locally owned an operated and has been in business since 2009. Many of our staff members have been with the company for 5 to 10 years, so you benefit from a strong team and well tested programs. Our programs have been continuously accredited through CARF since 2009.

We accept most major insurance, and we are Preferred Providers with the following.