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Back2Basics Outdoor Adventure Recovery

2700 Woodlands Village Blvd Suite 300, Flagstaff, Arizona, 86001
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Back2Basics offers an alternative approach to traditional 30-day substance abuse treatment programs. Studies have shown that the longer an alcoholic or addict stays in residential treatment, the greater the odds for life-long sobriety. Back2Basics provides clients with a six-month inpatient experience designed to expose individuals to real life activities while undergoing treatment. Located in beautiful Flagstaff, Arizona, the residential rehab also offers an outdoor adventure program designed to build valuable life skills, boost self-esteem, and show clients that a sober lifestyle can be rewarding and fun.

Facility Highlights

  • Surfing
  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking


  • 12-Step

    The term “12 Step Program” describes a way to recover from addiction that is based on the model developed by Alcoholics Anonymous. Many drug and alcohol treatment centers base their treatment on 12 steps – the first three of which are situational, the next four addressing the practical issues created by the addiction, followed by two steps focused on making amends for hurting others. Steps 10 and 11 involve a deeper examination of the previous steps and the final step is focused on helping others avoid and recover from addiction.
  • Holistic Therapy

    Facilities that offer “holistic therapy” see and treat patients in the context of their entire lives and health status. They treat the “whole person,” not just the addiction.

Facility Settings

  • Private/Secluded

Meet the Staff

  • John Valvo, LISAC
    John Valvo, LISACClinical Director
    John Valvo established a solo private practice in Flagstaff, AZ in 1990 became a pioneer for substance abuse counseling. From 1995 to 2000, he was a full partner in Flagstaff Child & Family Counseling. Presently he his associated with Adult Child and Teen Counseling Service a highly respected small practice treating broad range of mental health issues. John is state licensed both as a Professional Counselor and as an Independent Substance Abuse Counselor. John is also national certified by NAADAC as a Master Addictions Counselor since 1996. John’s therapeutic experience includes both short term strategic and longer term counseling of individuals, couples and families. In addition to his substance abuse specialization he has an extensive background working with adolescent issues, personal adjustment, mood disorders, dual diagnosis clients and relational issues. These critical areas of competence along with extensive experience with CISD situations have brought contract relationships with a broad range of EAP, managed care and insurance companies.
  • Roy J. DuPrez, MEd
    Roy J. DuPrez, MEdCEO and Founder
    Throughout his academic and professional career, Roy J. DuPrez, MEd has worked with a multitude of young adults and at risk youth. He has done an extensive amount of work with community organizations, such as Americorps, The Indigo Movement Inc., Weed and Seed Community Development and The Guidance Center Adolescent Unit. Roy co-founded and developed various community programs, including The Indigo Movement Inc. and Juntos Podemos, which focus on life skills and personal development, community cultural awareness as well as drug abuse prevention and alcohol abuse prevention and rehabilitation. Roy’s professional career has taken him through the classroom, the outdoors, jails, juvenile, adult drug and alcohol treatment centers, and founder and operator for Back2Basics Outdoor Adventures. He has been blessed to live in Flagstaff for over to 20 years – as an NAU graduate, professional, husband, and father.

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