Desert Hope Treatment Center

2465 East Twain Ave, Las Vegas, Nevada, 89121
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Facility Summary

Serving the greater Las Vegas area and beyond, Desert Hope tailors patient treatment programs to each individual based on their personal history of substance use, the severity of the substance use disorder, and the presence of any co-occurring mental health disorders.

Programs & Services
Co-Occuring Disorder Treatment
At American Addiction Centers, we treat the whole person. All AAC facilities provide the highest-quality care for co-occurring disorders, such as addiction and depression.
Safe Medical Detox
You’re in good hands with us during detox. You’ll be safe and comfortable, attended to 24/7 by our doctors and nurses. We utilize the revolutionary EarlySense technology to monitor your vital signs while you sleep.
Addiction Focused Healthcare
We provide sub-acute programing for substance abuse disorder. This offers 24/7 medical supervision in a live-in environment at our facilities for patients in need of a higher level of medical care and mental health services that is fully focused on recovery in a sober environment.
Inpatient Residential
All of our facilities welcome patients in residential rehabilitation where we provide live-in treatment that is fully focused on recovery in a sober environment.
PHP / Day Treatment
Each of our treatment centers offers a partial hospitalization program (PHP), sometimes called “day treatment,” to patients who need a good deal of support but still wish to live at home.
IOP / Intensive Outpatient
An intensive outpatient program (IOP) involves going to treatment several hours per day but returning home when you’re done. Many people will step down from residential or day treatment into an IOP.
Telehealth Addiction Treatment
We provide outpatient services via telehealth so you can receive the support you need from your home. All telehealth services are offered via confidential, HIPAA-compliant video conferencing.
Outpatient Therapy
Standard outpatient therapy provides a limited number of therapy hours per week. Outpatient therapy can keep you grounded in your goals and connected to sober supports as you progress in your recovery.
Coronavirus Testing
An FDA - EUA approved PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) test that will help determine if you have a current, active COVID-19 infection.
Joint Commission Accreditation
National Association for Behavioral Healthcare Membership
Fair Care Promise: Our Commitment to Patients
Three Best Rated – Top 3 Addiction Center in Las Vegas

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Treatment Approach

Evidence-Based Treatment

Desert Hope in Las Vegas, Nevada offers a full continuum of care including recovery residences at Resolutions in order to ease the transition back to society. Our expert and caring staff works with patients every step of the way to create a custom, evidence-based treatment plan to promote improved outcomes. We also treat co-occurring and chronic mental health issues.

We offer individual and group therapy in all our programs with group sessions allowing you to interact with other peers to discuss common challenges you may face in recovery.

Treatment Modalities and Specialized Groups

We offer a wide range of therapies based on your assigned level of care, co-occurring mental health disorders, and aftercare plan. Therapies include cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), the Matrix Model, and dialectal behavioral therapy (DBT).

We also provide specialized and tracks for first responders, veterans, gender-specific groups, LGBTQ+ and trauma-focused therapies.


Equipped for two people, our hotel-style rooms are come with full-sized beds, private bathrooms, and housekeeping services. Private rooms are available for an additional fee. We also provide separate floors for men and women.

Our amenities include art and music rooms, laundry facilities, an indoor and outdoor fitness center, complimentary Wi-Fi, and outdoor patios for relaxing.

Meet the Staff

Kimberly Jolynn Kerr
Clinical Manager

Kimberly Jolynn Kerr is a licensed individual, marriage, and family therapist and earned a Master of Arts in Psychology from California Southern University. During her career she has interned at Marriage and Family Research Institute in CA and Partnerships for Youth at Risk in Nevada. Kimberly’s deep-rooted passion for others can be seen in her dedication to encourage, motivate, and bring hope to all her patients.

Denise Dunn
Executive Director

Denise Dunn, MA, LADC obtained her master’s degree in addiction counseling from Hazelden Graduate School and is licensed as an alcohol and other drug counselor. With over 35 years in behavioral healthcare, Denise Dunn’s background includes working with adjudicated youth in youth crisis shelters, working on Federal Office of Treatment Improvement grant projects, and holding positions in substance use treatment facilities.

Tabitha Johnson
Clinical Director

Tabitha Johnson is a licensed clinical alcohol & drug counselor, marriage and family therapist, an AAMFT approved supervisor and a governor appointed Commissioner on the Nevada Commission on Behavioral Health. With over 11 years of experience, Tabitha’s background includes clinical work with children, couples, and families and most recently was Assistant Clinical Director with Bridge Counseling, a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic. Ms. Johnson is passionate about recovery and working with those impacted by addiction.

For Families


Desert Hope recognizes that having a strong support system is an integral part of recovery. Because of this, we offer a family day which allows patients and their families to participate in interactive discussions every other Saturday from 1:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Patients and families are able to visit with one another separately following the programming.

Visiting Your Loved One

Every other Saturday after the family day programming, loved ones can visit with patients (with their consent). You may also schedule an individual visit and work with your loved one’s treatment team to plan a time that is appropriate.

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