Substance Abuse Treatment Programs
Substance Abuse Assessments
Smoky Mountain Center Access Specialist
800-849-6127 and then press 3 after connection. Assessments will be done at Meridian in Jackson
County, Haywood Substance Abuse (IOPT) in Waynesville, or Mountain Youth Resources in Franklin.
The Access Center is open 24/7 and they will do a ten minute screening before scheduling an
assessment appointment. They can immediately pull up the available assessment appointments and
schedule you within 3 -14 days.
Mountain Youth Resources, Franklin, Mike Neidig, Phone: 828-524-3833
Mountain Youth Resources, Sylva, Christine Mercier, 151 DeSoto Trail, Phone: 828-586-8958
Recovery Education Center, 828-631-3973
Does not do substance abuse assessments themselves, but is located in Meridian and will refer you to
the Smoky Mountain Center Access Specialist to set up assessment appointments.
Hebron Colony, Hebron Colony Ministries
(Men’s Residential Program)
356 Old Turnpike Road, Boone, NC 28607-7387
Phone: (828) 963-4842, Fax: (828) 963-4735
Faith based, no cost, but application process fee, individual must call, $300 medical deposit.
Grace Home, Hebron Colony Ministries
(Women’s Residential Program)
PO Box 407, Santee, SC 29142
Phone: Voice (803) 854-9809, Fax (803) 854-5019
Faith based, pregnancy test required, no cost but application process fee, $300 medical deposit
Bethel Colony, www.bethelcolony.org_
1675 Bethel Colony, Lenoir, NC 28645
Contact: Otis, Phone: (828) 754-3781, Fax: (828) 754-5370
$60 entry fee. TB skin test and HIV, test required.
Alcoholics Home, Inc., House of Prayer, www.alcoholicshome.org
(Home for Adult Males)
5884 Riverdale Drive, Jamestown, NC 27282-9239 (Near Greensboro)
Phone 1-336-882-1026, Fax 336-884-1447 Contact: Rev. Danny
In-house residential home for substance abuse and alcohol. Must be detoxed. Entry fee is $285 and
$760- sliding scale. Please see website for entry requirements.
Drug Treatment Center
200 N. Church Street, Hendersonville, NC 28792
Phone: (828) 698-8820, Fax: (561)-417-9030(national program with many local sites)
Medical insurance, inpatient program, drug and alcohol rehab, cash pay, no Medicaid.
P.O. Box 8, Mount Olive, NC 28365
Phone: 1-919-658-3534, Fax: 1-919-658-3508 Contact: Willie Hill
Christ centered alcohol and drug center. $260 required deposit, $2660 total cost. Live 6 months on site.
Spend 4 hours working/labor, working can help pay off bill. Interview for entry and waiting list.
Miracle Lake, Inc.
Christian Counseling and Training Center, www.miraclelake.org
P.O. Box 327, Etowah, TN 37331
Phone: (423) 263-2583, Fax: (423) 263-1855 Contact: Pastor Jack
Men only. Eight week program. Must write a letter to request entry. $100 entrance fee and$100 for
every week afterwards.
Christian Love Ministries
150 Penny Lane, Murphy, NC 28906
Phone: (828) 837-7086, Fax: (828) 837-4648 Contact: Denny Smith
$1500 for program, in house for 11 weeks. $100 Medical deposit.
Christian Love Ministries
P.O. Box 376, Murphy, NC 28906
Phone: (828) 835-3895, Fax: (828) 837-4648 Contact: Anise Terry or Judy
$1500 for program. In house for 11 weeks. $100 Medical deposit, pregnancy test required.
Swain Recovery Center Formerly Blue Ridge Center Substance Abuse
(Adult and Adolescent Residential Program)
3932 Old US 70, 2nd Floor, Black Mountain, NC 28711
Crisis Line (24 hours) 888-732-3362, Phone: (828) 669-4161, Fax: (828) 669-4164
Contact: Vern Cousin, Director (email@example.com)
Take most insurance plans or offer sliding scale depending on economical status. Serving the Asheville
Brochure on file. Screening for appropriateness for treatment. Non-medical facility, drug screen must
be negative the day of admission,.42 days, ages 15 & up. Residential. Co-ed, max 20. Intake Therapist:
Ed Crenshaw, Assistant Aastral Morton.
ARP Phoenix 257 Biltmore Ave., Asheville, 28801 Phone: 828-254-2700
Adult outpatient substance abuse, youth services substance abuse and prevention. Domestic violence/
anger management. Meth Program. Accepts insurance, Medicaid and Medicare.
Copestone (partial hospitalization program) 445 Biltmore Ave., Suite 504, Asheville, NC 28801
Offer cognitive behavioral Therapy program for dual diagnosis, substance abuse and psychiatric
disorders. Intensive day treatment program, Monday-Friday. Accepts most insurances. Medicare.
Alternative to hospitalization.
Substance Abuse Solutions 775 Haywood Road, Asheville, NC 28806
Phone: (828) 225-4900 Fax: (828) 225-4905
Outpatient treatment, DWI and assessment treatment, no insurance, prepay.
Mountain Treatment Center 260 Merrimon Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801
Phone: (828) 255-8655, Fax: (828) 255-8591
Men and women admitted from teens up, mostly substance abuse counseling for DWI arrest and drug
arrest and counseling, outpatient only, no insurance taken, there are charges for the services.
Asheville Institute, Inc. 70 Woodfin Place, Asheville, NC 28801
Phone: (828) 253- 7066, Fax: (828) 253-0335
Anyone with addiction or substance or alcohol abuse issues, need to be assessed prior to attending, out-
patient only, take BC/BS, $12.50 per hour for group therapy.
**28 Day/Residential State Treatment Program
Julian F. Keith Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Center (ADATC)
Black Mountain, NC, Phone: (828) 669-3400
Single portal through Smoky Mountain Center- 1-800-849-6127
Swain Recovery Center, 932 Od U.S. 70, Black Mountain, NC 28711
Phone: (828) 669-4161, Fax: (828) 669-4164
Adults and teens have to pay full-fee, based on sliding scale, do not accept insurance, 42 day inpatient
intensive treatment program, adults must have two previous unsuccessful treatments, and open to
residents of counties west of Mecklenberg. Group and individual therapy w/ once a week multifamily
group with licensed therapists w/ Sunday visitations for family. NA and AA meetings almost daily.
Case management assistance for finding halfway houses.
FIRST, www.FIRSTINC.org, Elaine, First At Blue Ridge, Inc.
32 Knox Road - PO Box 40 - Ridgecrest, NC 28770
Phone: 828-669-0011, Fax: 838-669-0589
A long-term residential, therapeutic, treatment program for individuals with chronic substance abuse
1st Step Farm, P.O. box 1450, Candler NC 28715
Men’s Admission: 828-665-5604, Women’s Admission: 828-667-0303
Private, nonprofit corporation. Classed as supervised living for adult substance abusers. 22 bed facility
for men and a 15 bed facility for women, 10 miles apart. Employ state licensed substance abuse
counselor at both locations. 12 step program. Two in house meetings each week and 2 outside
meetings each week. Two group counseling sessions each week. 1 on 1 as needed. In addition to
counseling, they have a paying work therapy program. Fees are deducted from moneys earned on a
sliding scale. Referral required from NC recognized treatment program. Must be a NC resident. Asked
to stay 90 days up to one year. Does not accept insurance.
** Detox Programs Short-Term (Indigent Referrals through SMC 800-849-6127)
Pardee Hospital (8 bed, 3-5 day detox program) 800 North Justice Street, Hendersonville, NC 28791.
Phone: 828-696-4669 for client referral/intake. Accepts most insurance (managed care, Medicaid,
Medicare). Offers medical detoxification for dependency with alcohol, opiates, and benzos. Requires a
$5500 deposit. Upon completion, referrals are made for either outpatient or inpatient services.
Synergy, Wilkesboro, NC. Phone: (866) 667-7191. Fax: (336) 667-6859.
Patient Line: (336) 836-5712.
Foothills Morganton, NC. Phone: (800) 942-1797 access to care. (828) 432-2846 for client referral.
Fax: (828) 432-2848.
Neil Dobbins/Phoenix, Contact: Leslie Misler 277 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801
Detox, Inpatient 3-7 days. Accepts some insurances.
Phone: (828) 253-6306. Fax: (828) 210-1404.
Balsam Center, Waynesville, NC. (800) 849-6127 (Smoky Mountain Center).
Fax: (828) 454-9242.
3rd Party/Private Detox/Treatment Programs
Pavillion, Lake Lure, NC. Phone: (828) 625-8210. Fax: (866) 700-1213.
Western Carolina Rescue Ministries, 225 Patton Avenue Asheville, NC 28801
Phone: (828) 254-0471 Fax: (828) 254-0428
They take men only, must be detoxed from alcohol, fill out an application, no smoking and there are no
Essence Recovery Center, 530 Upper Flat Creek Road Weaverville, NC 28787
Phone: (828) 658-8198 Fax: (828) 658-1351
Three days off all non-prescription medications, no severe psychiatric disorders, food, drug and
alcohol addiction, inpatient and outpatient available, private pay only, no insurance accepted, fees
vary: 28 day program fee is $16, 900, sliding scale also.
The Lifeboat, 400 Caribou Road Asheville, NC 28803
Phone: (828) 277-1718 Fax: (828) 277-1727
$100 deposit, $100 first weeks rent, $50 processing fee, men and women accepted, half-way house,
drug and alcohol addiction, no insurance accepted, cash only.
Catawba Valley Behavioral Health Care, 486 Spaulding Road Marion, NC 28752
Phone: (828) 652-8428 Fax: (828) 652-5837
Outpatient drug and alcohol treatment program, cash only, fees depend on treatment. $15 and hour for
3 hour group
Life Center, Galax, VA. Phone: (800) 345-6998. Fax: (276) 236-8821.
Laurelwood Mental Health and Chemical Dependency Services of NE Georgia Medical Center,
Gainesville, GA. Phone: (800)848-3649. Fax: (770) 538-7102.
Fellowship Hall, Greensboro, NC. Phone: (800) 659-3381. Fax: (336) 621-7513.
Peachford, Atlanta, GA. Phone: (770) 455-3200. Fax: (770) 454-5589.
Ridgeview Institute, (Metropolitan Atlanta) 3995 South Cobb Rd. Smyrna, GA Private and nonprofit
addiction counseling for ages 11- 60+. Inpatient and intensive outpatient programs. Accepts
insurance. 770-434-4567 (Access Center 800-329-9775 Ext. 3200)