“We are here to be of service to you.”


Bodhi Casa is a sober, structured recovery community for men 18-35 failing to launch in life. For those men who have substance abuse, behavioral, emotional, co-occurring disorders and mental health needs. We are a safe, abstinence-based environment of fellowship, support, accountability, and case management.

Most young men have first attended a primary residential treatment program, therapeutic wilderness program, or therapeutic boarding school; and are detoxed, medication compliant and stabilized.

Community Is The Key




  • A sober,  structured environment that helps build a core foundation through the fostering of healthy rhythms
  • Peer support and feedback that fosters building trust and establishing healthy communication skills
  • Community and individualized responsibility focusing on life skills development through group outings, organization, daily chores, time management, budgeting and accountability
  • Therapeutic backpacking and outdoor adventure trips
  • Cultivating deep rooted connections through daily meditation and physical exercise (Gym, Jiu-Jitsu, Cross Fit, Surfing, Skateboarding, Yoga, Hiking, etc.)
  • Creating vocational and educational plans to encourage higher education
  • Assistance with internship, volunteer and job placement
  • Resume and interviewing guidance
  • Starting part time work
  • Contribution to expenses (cell phone & rent)
  • Learning to budget
  • Developing savings, opening bank accounts
  • Making financial amends
  • Creating routine
  • Developing time management skills and punctuality through goal setting and execution
  • Growing toward financial independence
  • Daily transportation and communication to all off-site appointments i.e. outpatient programs, therapy, doctor’s appointments, psychiatric appointments, to support an individual’s therapeutic needs
  • Weekly family/clinician communication and collaboration (family supported calls, aiding in healthy family visits and family therapy)
  • Encouraging families to seek their own path of healing and growth through family education awareness and participation in their own form of individual therapy, educational workshops, family intensive weeks and connecting to resources such as AL-Anon, NAR-Anon, and NAMI - The National Alliance On Mental Illness

"Be mindful and patient - real change takes time. Intentions are often good-willed, however, recovery is a process that requires everyone’s growth. We suggest that families prioritize taking care of themselves and start gravitating away from rescuing and enabling and co-dependent destructive family systems."

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  • Jiu Jitsu
  • Surfing
  • Yoga
  • Cross-Fit
  • Wrestling
  • Boxing
  • MMA
  • Backpacking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skateboarding
  • Snowboarding
  • Softball, Basketball
  • Musicians Meetings
  • Sober Conventions
  • Museum Visits
  • and More.





  • Intensive monthly community service involvement
  • Speaking on 12 step panels in schools and institutions to spread awareness and recovery from drug and alcohol addiction
  • Volunteering at soup kitchens and senior living homes
  • Gardening at local organic gardens
  • Participating in beach and trail clean ups
  • Volunteering at local horse stables, animal shelters and rescue centers
  • Donating time to local non-profits such as HAV-A-SOLE Foundation whose mission is to provide the homeless and at risk youth with quality footwear to encourage healthy lifestyles and prevent disease while fostering a sense of community along the way
  • 24/7/365 case management support
  • Court letters and dialogue with probation
  • Continuing Care Plans and monitoring
  • 12 step meeting attendance
  • 12 step service commitments
  • Integrating 12 Core Actions: Honesty, Hope, Surrender, Courage, Integrity, Willingness, Humility, Brotherhood, Discipline, Perseverance, Awareness, Service, Attendance at sober conventions and events
  • Educational support
  • Access to tutoring and school programs for GED, high school diploma, or completing the collegiate academic process (local resources include Launch Centers, Fusion Academy, and Beach Cities Learning Centers)
  • Residents may also do education online within the comfort of Bodhi Casa
  • We are in close proximity to Loyola Marymount, USC, UCLA, OTIS College of Art and Design, Marymount, Santa Monica College, and El Camino College among others
  • Alumni fellowship

"Being of service to those who are suffering is the cornerstone of growth and kindness. It not only helps those that are less fortunate, but feeds a sense of purpose and compassion. Through volunteering we build upon the concept of service and our actions positively affect the person receiving our kindness. We thus develop an increased sense of social responsibility, self esteem, and life purpose, giving individuals a more global view of society, and feeding the heart."



“The key to life is wanting for others what you want for yourself and helping them achieve it.”

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