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                                               Updated May, 2011

“Prodigal Child Ministries, Inc.” – Founded by John and Fair Brocard in 2004
The resources and information contained below were compiled from information obtained from visits to programs by
John and Fair and from recommendations from professionals who highly recommended the resource.

Counselors and Psychologists in the Atlanta area.
        Vilda Brannen , LPC- Trillium Springs Counseling 404-310-6120 specializes in Bi-polar disorders
       Steve Casey – Christian counselor 555 Sun Valley Dr. Roswell, Ga 30076 404-245-6187
       Jennifer Combs – Christian counseling at The Freedom Center 1640 Powers Ferry Rd. Bldg. 18, Suite 250
        Marietta, GA. 30067 770-955-0032
       Jack Cramer – Christian psychologist that specializes in psychological testing. 1115 Upper Hembree Rd. Suite
        B Roswell, Ga. 30076 770-754-6101
       Mark Crawford– 11111 Houze Rd., Suite 320, Roswell, GA. 30076 (770-993-0051)
        Mark Crawford is a licensed Christian psychologist and works with individuals, families and couples. He will do
        neuropsychological evaluations.
        Rev. John Dotson – 404-271-3030 family and pre-marital
         2655 Dallas Hwy. Suite 310 Marietta, GA 30064
       Scott Dunbar – Addiction Counselor 678-773-1975 in Dunwoody, GA
       Helen Douthat - 770-998-0989 North Atlanta Counseling Services, 555 Sun Valley Dr. Bldg. F-Suite 1A,
        Roswell, GA. 30076
       Dr. Michale Fishman 678-251-3184 an addiction specialist recommended by Mark Crawford. Talbot Recovery
        Center in College Park, GA.
       Fountain Gate Counseling Center – Christian counseling center 2985 Cherokee ST., Kennesaw, GA 30144
        770-218-9005 - 501 C-3 program
       Janet Franzoni (specializes in female adolescents) 770-432-9750.
       Dr. David Gore – PhD, PC – 404-237-4300 offices in Buckhead and Roswell, GA;
        specializes in individual therapy, marriage and family therapy, addiction recovery.
       Bob Grant – Christian psychologist 404-579-4434 1640 Powers Ferry Rd. Bld. 17 suite 375 Marietta, GA.
        30067 (Governor’s Ridge)
       Robyn Gruber, LPC –Trillium Springs Counseling 678-665-8455 specializes in
        trauma, depression, childhood abuse, PTSD.
       David Hall - parents of children with same sex attractions -770-286-2526 Christian Counselor with
        Cornerstone Psychotherapy 2312 Peachford Rd. Suite D - Atlanta, Ga. 30338
       Carol Johnson – 678-819-3791 or 770-883-2608 licensed psychologist (does psychological assessments and
        evaluations) 1701 Barrett lakes Blvd. Suite 200, Kennesaw, GA 30144
       Connie Langford – Three Cords Counseling 770-402-9827
        302 MLK Jr. St. Rockmart, GA 30153 .She is very biblical in her approach and desires to see people
        transformed by the power of the Holy Spirit through God’s work and prayer.
       Lifegate Counseling at Peachtree – 404-842-3150a Christian counseling center
       located at 3434 Roswell Rd. NW Atlanta, Ga 30305
      Lyn Liphart, LPC, NCC with Logsdon, Liphart & Moore 770-642-7155
       515 E. Crossville Rd. Roswell, GA. 30075
      Damond Logsdon, PhD with Logsdon, Liphart, & Moore. 770-642-7155
       515 E- Crossville Rd. Roswell, GA 30075 Also specializes in doing neuropsychological evaluations.
      Bob Margolis, Solutions Counseling Services, 1150 Upper Embree Rd., Roswell,
       GA. 678-624-0930 (Drug and Alcohol related problems, depression, anger, stress, and low self-esteem, etc.)
      Linda Merrion, LPC with Family Counseling Associates, 555 Sun Valley Dr. L-4 Roswell, GA. 30076 770-641-
      Cynthia Montalvo, LCSW 770-475-0461 12700 Century Dr. Alpharetta, GA. 30004 Great with adolescent
      Bob Montes – 678-366-8862 Christian psychologist and Certified Life Coach 9635 Ventana Way, Suite 101
       Johns Creek, GA 30022
       Kathryn O’Malley – PhD -Christian Counselor 678-560-5060 1355 Terrell Mill Rd. Bldg. 1462 Suite 100
        Marietta, GA 30067 works with prodigals, parents and abused children.
       Parkaire Consultants, Inc. 770-578-1519 4939 Lower Roswell Rd. Bldg. C
        Suite 201 Marietta, GA 30068 – provides comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services for all ages.
      William (Bill) Porter –LPC –770-861-6355 Cell- 770-223-8894 Office near Windy Hill
       Works with Addictions, and families with adult addictive children.
      Roswell United Methodist Church 770-998-2424 (addiction Counseling)
      Nathan Shattuck –Christian counselor -678-508-7409 Located in Roswell and Atlanta
      Robbie Sherrill –female Christian counselor 770-300-0170 located in Peachtree Corners, especially good with
       girls and family issues.
      Dr. Skeet Stokes –LPC 770-640-9242 500 Sun Valley Dr. Suite C-1 Roswell, GA.
       30076 – a Licensed Marriage and Family therapist and licensed Professional counselor.
      Peter Thomas – 404-364-1626 3500 Piedmont Rd. Suite 775 Atlanta, GA. 30305 specializes in
       Evaluations/Assessments, ADHD/LD, adolescents.
      Dr. Brenda Wagner – 770-643-4877 (office in Roswell, GA) a Christian clinical
       psychologist and child neuropsychologist specializing in individual, couples and family therapy. Works with
       issues of stress, anxiety, medical and career concerns, and family issues.
      Judy Walker -770-617-4759 with Life Changes. Non- licensed Christian counselor. Good with anxiety,
       depression, life changes you may have faced or are facing.
      Dr. George Warsaw 404-256-0244 located in Sandy Springs. He is good in dealing with anxiety, depression,
       stress, anger management, abuse, and conflict.
      Ann Wilson – 678-907-5987 3225 Shallowford Rd. suite 420 Marietta, Ga. 30062 Background in addictions
       and used to work for Talbott Center. Works with families as well.

      Richmont Graduate University (formerly PSI) 404-233-2949 McCarty Building, 2055 Mt.
       Paran Rd., NW Atlanta, GA. 30327 Provides training for Christian Counseling. Jeff (President) and DeAnne
       Terrell (Dean of Students). They offer counseling at their HOPE centers for depression, anxiety, co-
       dependency, marriage and family issues, career, self-esteem.

      Tapestry Psychological Associates – – 770-425-8275 a Christian
       counseling center located at 127 Church St. Marietta, Ga. 30060 (Adam Braund- counselor)

      The Summit – – 678-893-5300 a Christian counseling center for children,
       teens, and adults located in Alpharetta, GA.

Psychiatrists (Atlanta area)
      Atlanta Psychiatric Institute –Dr Jagan Chilakamarri 770-992-2778
       2103 Macy Dr. Roswell, GA 30076
      Betsy Craig, MSW, LPC Peachtree Psychiatric Professionals 404-351-2008
                    3500 Piedmont Rd. NE Suite 775 Atlanta, GA. 30305 Great with adolescent girls.
      Lisa Huber 404-351-2008 or 404 351-2009 – Peachtree Psychiatric Associates -3500 Piedmont Rd. suite 775
       Atlanta, GA. 30305
      Jonathan Lauter, MD 770-518-7627 - 450 W. Crossville Rd. Roswell, GA. 30076 ,
      Michael Lyles –( 770-993-0051) 11111 Houze Rd., Suite 320, Roswell, GA. 30076
      Dr. Branko Radulovacki 770-434-5833 – at Ridgeview
      Brian Thomas, MD. 404-351-2008 , Peachtree Psychiatric Assoc. 3500 Piedmont Rd. suite 775 Atlanta, GA.
Addiction Counseling and Intervention:

       Breakthrough Interventions – James Murray
        413-268-7022 Salt Lake City, Utah
       Scott Dunbar- 678-773-1975 specializes in addiction counseling (located in Dunwoody, Ga.)
       Darrell Grizzle – 678-642-3213 certified Addiction Assessment/ Licensed professional counseling specialist
         58 S. Park Square. Suite A, Marietta, Ga. 30060
       Discreet Transport - Mark Vontroski 770-403-5301 (Interventions and transports)
       Heather Hayes – 770-335-5004 or 770-886-7522 110 Veteran’s Memorial Blvd. Suite 250 J-
        Cumming Ga. 30040 Specializes in addictions, interventions, Counseling and Assessments
       Foundations Recovery Network – 770-594-3060 114 Sloan St.
        Roswell, Ga. 30075 Intervention, Alternative Sentencing, outpatient services. Contact Jennifer Angier,
        executive director. This program is unique in treating dual diagnosis of chemical dependency and emotional or
        psychiatric illness. For 18 +.
       The Insight Program – 770-751-8383 Roswell, GA. (counselor -Rob Randall)
        for ages 13-25 yrs. Intensive Outpatient program to assist individuals/ families in recovery. Group sessions are
        4 hrs per day, five days a week. Parents are also involved in weekly sessions and support groups. ( 6-12 week
        program) There is also a shorter Outpatient program offered 3 evenings a week.
       Dr. Brian Moore – Interventionist with The Intervention Group 770-590-4441
       Paraclete Counseling Center –Christian counseling center that also does interventions 770-753-0350 – 3905 John’s Creek Crt. Suite 260, Suwanee, GA 30024
       Right Direction – 888-592-8400 specializes in crisis intervention and transport services for
        adults and adolescents located in Salt Lake City, Utah
       Susan Rosovsky – 678-662-1892 Specializes in interventions (Roswell, GA)
       Solutions Counseling Services 678-624-0930– ( Bob Margolis) 1150 Upper
        Hembree Rd. Roswell, GA. 30076 counseling treatment center for youth with addictions.

**Drug Testing – Misty Gann – 770-882-5504 (she will meet with you and help you with getting hair or urine samples
to be tested. She does the testing and gets the results for you.) She is used by the Cobb County Courts.

Educational Consultants /Specialists
       Tamara Ancona, LPC 678-297-0708 5770 Lake Heights Circle , Alpharetta, GA. 30022
       Barbara Bogrand – Certified Life coach 770-992-6707
       Gayle Born -770-578-1519 with Parkaire Consultants in Marietta, GA
       Ellen Brown – 770-509-8266 LPC 3901 Roswell Rd. Suite 210 Marietta, GA. 30062
       Nancy Burton – 770-853-4486 Open Doors Educ. Consulting and Advocacy, Roswell, GA.
       Karen Eusebio – National Liaison for Aspen Education Group 707-758-6443
       Jeff Holloway- 706-973-9211 Assistant. Headmaster for Brandon Hall.
       B.J. Hopper – 404-814-1394 3400 Peachtree Rd. suite 1539 Atlanta, Ga. 30326
       Erin Levine- 828-651-4985 Regional Clinical Director of Outdoor Admissions for Aspen Education
       Martha Moses – 305-273-0014 located in Miami, Florida
       Kelly Ryan – Educational consultant, LLC Aurora, Colorado 303-369-9907
       Linda Shaffer- 208-263-8394 in San Point, Idaho
       Christie Woodfin, Med, LPC – 404-249-9898 1708 Peachtree Street NW Suite 310 Atlanta, GA. 30309

     to find an Ed. consultant in your area.

   Escort/ Transport Services
       Center for Safe Youth –888-677-7233 or 706-613-9007– Director-Tim Degnen
       Safe Passage Adolescent Services – Director , Holly Hunter 770-667-7467
        or 800-811-7911 or cell- 404-861-5925.
       Discreet Transport - Mark Vontroski 770-403-5301 (also does interventions)
       Joe Reynolds – 877-386-7174 (Youth transportation services)
       John Heywood- Vision Services- in California 888-932-2735
       Right Direction – 888-592-8400 located in Salt Lake City , Utah (crisis intervention and
       Teen Escort – 435-635-5612. They are part of Teen Help.
       Alpine Adolescent Services (888-858-9988 or 714-645-6004) out of Costa Mesa, CA.

Treatment Programs (listed by categories)
Christian Residential Treatment Centers / Schools (there is more information listed about each program
with web-sites under the alphabetical listing of all treatment programs)

A Better Way Ministries – (ages 17-55 yrs.)
Abundant Life (ages 12-18 yrs)
Behavioral Health of the Palm Beaches, Inc. (young adults and adults)
Broken Shackles Ranch (ages 16-20 yrs.) – No cost
Calvary Center (18 +)
Capstone (males ages 14-24 yrs.)
Eagle Ranch ( 8-16 yrs)
Freedom Village – (ages 14-21 yrs)
Genesis (men 18+)
Grace Home (women 18+)
Heartlight Ministries
Heart Ministry (women 18+)
Hebron Colony (men 18+) –no cost
Hope Quest (men and women 18+)
Joy House (12-17 yrs)
Lighthouse Christian Academy of NW Florida ( Girls)
Mercy Ministries (women 13-28 yrs.) – no cost
Mountain Top Boys Home (boys 10-17 yrs)
National House of Hope (13-17 yrs)
Nelson Price Treatment Center (12-17 yrs)
New Faith Rehab Center (men 18-30 yrs)
New Horizons Academy
No Longer Bound (men 18+)
Paul Anderson Home (males 16-21 yrs)
Penfield Christian Home (men 18+)
Providence Ministries (men 18+)
Remuda Ranch – (eating disorders for females)
Shelterwood Home (13-18 yrs)
Shepherds Hill Farm (13-17 yrs.)
St. Joseph Institute (18+)
Teen Challenge (youth and adults)
The 3-D Life – (males 14-21 yrs)
The Village – (ages 7-19 yrs)- for abused and neglected children in state custody
Timberland Knolls ( 12 yrs +girls and women)
Timothy House (men 18+)
Victory Home (men 18+)
Waypoint Center (men 18+)
Wears Valley Ranch
Wellspring of Living Water (women 18+)
Wolf Creek Academy (12-18 yrs)
Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch (psychiatric RTC 8-18 yrs)

Treatment Programs for 18 yrs and UNDER (there is more information listed about each program with
web-sites under the alphabetical listing of all treatment programs)
Academy at Swift River (ages 14-17+)
Aspen Institute
Boys Town
Building Bridges (boys only)
Cherokee Creek Boys School (11-15 yrs)
Copper Canyon Academy (girls ages 14-18)
Cumberland Heights
Diamond Ranch (ages 12 – 18 yrs).
Eckerd Academy of Blue Ridge
Hazelden Center (14-25 yrs)
High Frontier
In Balance Ranch
Inner Harbour (psychiatric treatment for 6-18 yrs)
Inspirations (ages 14-18 yrs).
Island View (ages 13-17+)
Lives Under Construction (males 7-21 yrs)
Montana Academy
National Guard Youth Challenge (16-18 yrs )
New Vision Wilderness
Oakley School (14-19 yrs)
Outback Therapeutic Expeditions (ages 13-17)
Phoenix Outdoors
Pine Ridge Academy
Re-Start (internet addictions)
Ridge Creek School
Second Nature Wilderness
SOAR (wilderness adventure)
Stone Mountain School (boys ages 11-17)
Sundown M Ranch
The Village
Three Springs Treatment Center
Trails Carolina
Turn About Ranch
Warm Springs (no cost)
Wilderness Treatment Center (14-24 yrs)
Youth Care (11-17+ yrs)

Treatment Programs for 18 yrs and OVER (there is more information listed about each program with web-
sites under the alphabetical listing of all treatment programs)

Bridges of Hope
Bridge to Recovery
Cirque Lodge
Cooper Riis
Foundations (inpatient and outpatient)
Four Circles (ages 18-28 yrs)
Fulshear Ranch (18 -24 yr women)
Gatehouse Academy (17-25 yrs)
Gray Wolf Ranch (15-25 yr. men)
Hazelden (14-25 yrs)
Hickey House
Hope Quest
Jaywalker Lodge – (Men 18 +) Relapse and transitional program
La Hacienda
Las Vegas Recovery Center – 18 +
Lifeskills South Florida – 18+ men and women
Little Hill –Alina Lodge
Menninger Clinic
Mountainside Treatment Center
Oasis Treatment Center
Pacific Hills
Passage to Recovery (18-25 yr. males)
Pine Grove Treatment Center
Re-Start (internet addictions)
Salvation Army Rehabilitation Center
San Cristobal Academy (18-26 yr men)
Second Nature –Entrada
Shadow Mountain (17-30 yr)
Sober Living By the Sea - !8 +
Spruce Mountain Inn (17-30 yrs)
St. Joseph Institute (18+)
Sundown M Ranch
Talbott Recovery
Talisman Transitions (ages 18-24)
The Ranch
The Refuge – a Healing Place
TROSA (no cost)
Wilderness Treatment Center (14-24 yr. males)

Eating Disorders Programs

       Renfrew – 800-736-3739
       Remuda Ranch – (Christian) 800-445-1900 a Christian residential program for eating and
        anxiety disorders with locations in Arizona and Virginia for girls and women with eating and anxiety disorders. Min. stay is
        45-60 days.
       The Ranch- 1-800-849-5969

Half-way or ¾ Way House Living
       A Better Way Ministries (men and women)
       Extention (men and women)
       Breakthrough Recovery (men and women)
       New Faith (men )
       Potters House (men)
       Power House (men) Gonzales, Louisiana
       Progress Valley (men)
       Real Recovery (men 18+)
       Sober Living Community
       Timothy House (men)
       Turn Around Recovery (men and women)

Homeless Shelters near the Atlanta, GA area
       Atlanta Mission – Atlanta, GA 404-588-4000
       Covenant Life Center -Marietta, GA. 770-429-1866
       Elizabeth Inn Shelter – Marietta, GA. 770-426-7667
       Good Neighbor, Cartersville, GA. 770-386-1948
       William S. Davies Shelter, Rome, GA. 706-232-9990
 Programs for Mothers/ children that need treatment:
       Abba House in Cumming, GA. 678-313-8912. For Mothers and children
       Christian City – provides home for children who are abused or neglected. Located in
        Union city, Ga.
       Chick-Fil-a – Foster Care program Contact Chick-Fil-a
       Mother’s Making a Change of Marietta, GA. 770-499-2422 ( x3016 )
       Palmetto Children’s Home
       “My Sister’s House”. 404-532-1929

Hospital Treatment Programs
Anchor Hospital
Focus By the Sea
Peachford Hospital
Pine Grove Treatment Center
Wellstar Outpatient and clinical services
Willingway Hospital

Learning and Behavior Issues
Stone Mountain School
Talisman Programs- adolescents , ages 9-17yrs. and adult programs ages 18-24 yrs.

Sexual Issues
Birdseye Residential Treatment Center (boys ages 13-17 yrs)
Oxbow Academy (for adolescent boys 13-17 yrs.))

Sober College Recovery Programs
Augsburg College, Minneapolis, MN
Center for the Study of Addiction, Texas Tech Univ. Lubbock, TX
College of Public Health – Georgia Southern Univ., Statesboro, GA
Hero House – Kennesaw, GA
Kennesaw State – Center for Young Adult Addiction and Recovery- 678-797-2539
Rutgers University – New Brunswick, NJ Campus and Newark, NJ campus
Sober College
University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
University of Virginia, Hoos in Recovery Program, Charlottesville, VA

Transition /Coaching /Aftercare program
Homeward Bound

Transitional Living
A Better Way Ministries (men 17-55 yrs)
Benchmark Transitions (18-28 yrs)
Breakthrough (adults 18+)
Hickey House (men ages 18+)
Hope Homes (3/4 way house)
Inner Harbour (women 18+)
Real Recovery (men 18+)
Solteria (men 18+)
Wilderness Programs
    Eckerd Academy (ages 10 – 18 yrs)
    Four Circles (18 – 28 yrs olds)
    New Vision Wilderness (adolescents)
    Outback Therapeutic Expeditions – for ages 13-17
    Passage to Recovery – for 18 and over
    Phoenix Outdoor ( ages 13-17 yrs)
    Second Nature (ages 10 – 17 yrs and also an adult program)
    SOAR
    SUWS – in S. Idaho
     SUWS of the Carolinas
     Talisman Summer program
     Three Springs (adolescents)
    Trails Carolina (ages 13-17 yrs)
    Wilderness Treatment Center (ages 14-24 yrs)

Alphabetical Listing of Treatment Centers and Programs with Web-sites

    A Better Way Ministries 770-599-8111 located in Peachtree City, GA – a
     Christian place of refuge for men ages 17-55 yrs. with drug and alcohol controlling issues.

    Academy at Swift River – 800-258-1770 an Aspen therapeutic boarding school located
     in Cummington, MA. Most students come from a wilderness program here to help them get back on track by
     restoring relationships, rediscovering academic success and prepare to meet the challenges of adolescence
     and young adulthood.

    ANCHOR Hospital – 770-991-6044, 5454 Yorktowne Dr. Atlanta, GA 30349, a
     residential substance abuse center in Atlanta.

    Abundant Life Academy in Kanab, Utah. 888-305-6729 This is a co-ed
     Christian boarding school for ages 12-18 yrs. (9-12 months ) They focus a lot on missions and ministry. Good
     for early intervention.

    Alternative Youth Care – in Kalispell and Marion MT. 406-857-2506 residential
     long-term transitional half-way house treatment for boys ages 15-20. Young men must have a recent
     completion of Inpatient treatment. They also have a ¾ way house program.

    Aspen Institute – 801-825-5222 located in Syracuse, Utah. For ages 13-17+
     yrs. This is a behavioral assessment program for 6 weeks that will fully diagnose and provide comprehensive
     behavioral, psychological, psychosocial, neuro-psychiatric, educational, chemical assessments.

    Augsburg College in Minneapolis, 612-330-1166. Step-up Program (sober
     dorm, AA meetings, counselor and tutors) Patrice Salmeri, Director.

    Behavioral Health of the Palm Beaches, Inc. – 800-251-9445 a Christian residential
     addiction treatment facility located in Lake Worth, Florida. for adults. They use the Christ centered approach to
     recovery. Length of stay is approx. 60 + days.

    Benchmark Transitions- 1-800-474-4848 comprehensive transitional living
     program for young adults ages 18-28 located in Redlands, CA.

    Birdseye RTC- 1-877-467-1681 an adolescent residential treatment center for sexual
     behavior problems and pornography addictions. Located in Spanish Fork, Utah.
   Boys Town – 1-800-989-0000 located in Boys Town, Nebraska a residential treatment
    program for youths ages 7-18 yrs. Offers medically directed card for more seriously troubled youth who require
    supervision, safety and therapy. Also, helps parents develop new skills to appropriately discipline their children.

   Breakthrough Recovery – – 770-493-7750 located in Tucker, GA.
    -a transitional living facility for adults 18 and over recovering from alcohol and substance abuse.

   Bridges of Hope- 912-487-2576 a residential alcohol and drug rehab. treatment
    center for men and women. 4 locations in Georgia .(6-12 months long term program) Follows 12-step and AA.

   Bridge to Recovery – 877-866-8661 located in Bowling Green, KY
    specializes in codependency treatment for adults.

   Broken Shackle Ranch – 478-348-6555 located in Davisboro, GA – a Christian based
    residential school for young men ages 16-20 yrs. (state funded) length of stay is 6 months – 3 yrs. It is also a
    certified vocational school.

   Buckheart Ranch – -760-738-8878 -a Christian program located in Escondido, California.
    for troubled youth

   Building Bridges, Inc. – 404-827-9853 -long term therapeutic residential and
    educ. program located in Thompson Fall, Montana for boys ages 14-18

   Calvary Center – 602-279-1468 or 866-767-6237 a Christian program for men and
    women ages 18 and older located in Phoenix, Arizona who are struggling with substance abuse , gambling and
    sexual addictions. Provides a Christian 12- step program. This is a 30 day faith based residential treatment

   Capstone Treatment Center – 866-729-4479 in Searcy, Arkansas. This
    is a Christian residential treatment center for adolescent males ages 14-24 struggling with chemical
    dependency. Average stay is 70-75 days. They use canine therapy. Each resident receives a lab puppy to
    take care of when they arrive.

   Cherokee Creek Boys School – 198 Cooper Rd. Westminster, SC 29693
               This is a residential school for boys ages 11-15 yr. in 5th through 9th grade who are struggling
                 emotionally, academically, personally and socially.

   Cirque Lodge – 1-877-977-3422 located in Sundance , Utah. This is a very extensive
    world –class alcohol and drug rehab facilities for adults ages 18 and over. Average stay is 30 days.

   CooperRiis – 1-800-957-5155 A specialized residential program for adults over 18
    yrs..with issues of bi-polar, depressive anxiety, schizo-affective disorders, aspergers, and personality
    disorders. Located in Mill Spring, NC. – average stay is 6-9 months.

   Copper Canyon Academy – 877-617-1222 an Aspen Therapeutic
    boarding school for girls ages 14-18 yrs. located in Sedona, Arizona. Helps struggling young women overcome
    addiction, adversity, and behavioral difficulties as well as offering a fully accredited school and sports program.

   Cumberland Heights – 615-352-1757 or 800-646-9998, 8283 River Road. PO
    Box 90727 Nashville, TN 37209. This is a 28- day residential treatment center for drug and alcohol addiction
    for men and women ages 14-18. They also have a women’s and children’s program for different ages. They
    focus on the 12-step program.
    Adult program for over 18 yrs. is called The Refuge

   Diamond Ranch – 1-877-372-3200 teen residential treatment center with
    a boarding school approach located in Hurricane, Utah (2 girl campuses and 2 boy campuses)

   Eagle Ranch – www. 770-967-3782 5500 Union Church Rd., Chestnut Mountain, GA. 30502
    Christian center for boys and girls ages 8-16 yrs. For youth with mild to moderate emotional and behavioral
    problems. Will not take youth with substance addictions or sexual offenders.

   Eckerd Academy of Blue Ridge– 706-747-1082 located in Suches, GA. An
    outdoor therapeutic/ school program for ages 10-18. Average stay is 6-9 months .Issues are family conflicts,
    ADD/ADHD emotional and behavioral issues, and depression.

    Extension – 770-590-9075 located in Marietta, GA. Director is JJ Bremner
     ½ way house for men and women in recovery.

   Focus By the Sea – 912-638-1999 a psychiatric hospital and addictive
    disease hospital for adolescents and adults located in St. Simon, Ga.

   Foundations Recovery 770-594-3060 114 Sloan St. Roswell,
    Ga. 30075 Intervention, Alternative Sentencing, outpatient services. Contact Jennifer Angier, executive
    director. This program is unique in treating dual diagnosis of chemical dependency and emotional or
    psychiatric illness. For 18 yrs. and over.

   Four Circles – 877-893-2221 Recovery program for substance abuse for 18-
    28 yr. olds located near Asheville, NC. 12-step program using outdoor therapy. Average stay is 60 days.

   Freedom Village – –1-800-842-8679 a Christian residential program for teens
    ages 14-21 yrs located in Western New York State. They provide school, sports, music and peer mentoring. A
    place to focus on yourself and God.

   Fulshear Ranch Academy – located in Fulshear, Texas, southwest of
    Houston (281)-346-2225. A ranch for women age 18 -24 yr. olds. This is a 9-12 month program approximately
    This is a small program with about 9-12 women living in a ranch house.

   Gatehouse Academy – or
    888-730-0905 in Wickenburg, Arizona. This is a co-ed residential academy for ages 17-25 yrs. struggling with
    chemical dependency. Focuses on the 12-steps of recovery. Average stay is 9-12 months.

   Genesis Ministries – 770-926-0177 in Kennesaw, Georgia. This is a Christ-
    centered solution for adult men with substance abuse problems. Minimum stay is 6 months. Directors are Eli
    and Susan Velasquez.

   Grace Home – located in Santee, S.C 803-854-9809. 10- week Christian program for
    women over 18 yrs. that have addictions with drugs/alcohol. (This is the sister program for Hebron Ministries)

   Grace Summit – 770-998-1000 - Christian counseling for help with relationships
    and co-dependency. Finding freedom in Christ.

   Gray Wolf Ranch – 800-571-5505 in Port Townsend, Washington. For young men
    ages 14-25, 12-step program, 4-6 month stay, considered a Half-way house. They can get school credit while

   Hazelden Center City in Center City, Minnesota. 651-213-4000. This is a residential and
    outpatient alcohol and drug treatment center. 12-step program adult program. There is also a great Hazelden
    program in Florida that comes highly recommended.

   Heartlight Ministries – 903-668-2173 or 1-866-700-FAMILY. In Hallsville,
    Texas. Heartlight is a Christian residential counseling opportunity dedicated to helping adolescents and their
    families work through difficult situations and crisis. School accredited. (Director is Mark Gregston)
    Average stay is 9-12 months. It includes an educational program. (48 residents)

   Heart Ministry- 706-356-3434 A Christian recovery program in Lavonia, GA. for
    women afflicted with the disease of Addiction. 8-week residential program for ages 18 and over. This is one of
    the Penfield Christian Home programs.

   Hebron Colony Ministries – 828-963-4842 located in Boone, N.C. This is a 10- week
    Christ-centered program for adult men that are alcoholics and drug addicts. No cost to students. (The Women’s
    program is called Grace Home in Santee, S.C

   Hero House – Half-way house in Kennesaw Ga. – a free standing recovery residence
    that addresses the specific needs of the college student in early sobriety. (part- time student and work) Randy
    Haveson is the director.

   Hickey House – 706-878-1463 long term residential drug and alcohol recovery
    program for men ages 18 yrs. + located in Helen, GA. Men work a full time job and then attend group and
    individual sessions, AA and NA meetings. Min. stay is 90 days.

   High Frontier – 432-364-2241 a residential treatment program in Ft. Davis, Texas
    for 12-18 yr olds that focuses on group therapy and Positive Peer Culture. For males and females who may be
    experiencing a wide range of emotional, behavioral, and/or educational problems.

   Homeward Bound – 877-466-3819 a transitional after-care coaching for families
    when teens are home from treatment.

    Hope Homes – ¾ way house 1741 Spring St. Smyrna, GA 30080
    678-556-0840 designed to bridge the gap from early recovery to independent living.

   Hope Quest– 678-391-5950– This Christian program is a residential recovery
    program for men and women ages 18 and up located near Woodstock, GA. It is a 12-week program.
    *They also offer a Non-residential program.

   In Balance Ranch - 520-722-9631- a therapeutic boarding school located in Tucson,
    AZ. for boys ages 14-17 yrs. based on the 12-Steps of AA and prevention models. Also provides outpatient
    and transitional living aftercare.

   Inner Harbour – 770-942-2391 a psychiatric treatment center for ages 6-18 yrs.
    located in Douglasville, Ga.

   Inner Harbour – 561-744-7197a living facility in Tequesta, Florida ( near Palm Beach)
    for women who have successfully completed a minimum 30 day treatment program for substance abuse.
    Recommended by the Pavillon. Women work 24 hours per week. Minimum length of stay is 3 months. 12- step

   Inspirations – 1-888-757-6237 residential treatment center for teens ages
    14-18 yrs. and their families who are struggling with the chaos of teen behaviors combined with drug or alcohol
    use, abuse , or addiction. Accredited school, extracurricular activities and after care plan. Insurance accepted.

   Ironwood – 207-342-3655 a residential treatment program for 13-18 yr. olds
    located in Morrill, Maine. Started by a parent who sent her daughter to Turn About Ranch. Many of the staff
    from TAR are here. Length of program is 120 days $12,000 a month. They have a 3-month, a 6-month and an
    extended program follow-up.

   Island View Residential Treatment Center 801-773-0200 (Aspen program) located
    in Syracuse, Utah for young people ages 13-17. Intensive therapeutic program for 7-12 months. Offers
    individual, group, family and multi-family therapy as well as recreational and fitness programming. Fully
    accredited school with an innovative peer mentoring program.

   JayWalker Lodge- www.jaywalkerlodge 866-529-9255 located in Carbondale, Colorado – relapse treatment
    and transition program for young men ages 18+ seeking freedom from drug and alcohol addiction.

   Joy House – 706-253-7569 located in Jasper, GA. this is a 12-18 month Christian
    school/ residential program to help restore teens and families. It is for ages 12-17 yrs. Christ Centered
    counseling and Parent counseling once a week and programs are a special part of their program. Children go
    home every other weekend. Director is Steve Lowe.

   La Hacienda – 800-749-6160 located in Ajijic, Jalisco, Mexico. A residential drug and
    alcohol treatment facility for 18 and over. Average length of stay is 30-60 days – Very individualized plans for
    patients with a staff of 2:1.
   Las Vegas Recovery Center – 800-790-0091 – located in Las Vegas, NV- for
    ages 18+ with extensive inpatient and outpatient treatment for addictions and chronic pain recovery.

   Lighthouse Christian Academy of NW Florida – 850-675-4097 a Christian
    Boarding school for girls ages 10-18 yrs.

   Lifeskills South Florida – 800-749-7149 located in Deerfield, FL. For men
    and women 18+ with trauma, psychiatric disorders and chemical addictions.

   Little Hill –Alina Lodge 908-362-6114 located in Blairstown, New Jersey. A long-term
    residential treatment program to help alcoholics, drug addicts, and those with dual disorders, along with a
    strong family care program. ( for those 18 yrs. and older)

   Lives Under Construction Boys Ranch Christian boys ranch for ages 7 to 21 yrs. located in
    Missouri. 417-779-5374 This is a residential treatment program for at-risk boys. Program is for 15-18 months.
    There is also a short term summer program for boys ages 10-14 called Survival of the Meekest for boys that
    are starting to act out their negative behaviors.

   Love In Action- “The Rufuge” a Christian program in Memphis TN for those with sexual problems and

   MARR (Metro Atlanta Recovery Residences)– 678-805-5100 a residential treatment center
    located in Doraville and Lawrenceville, GA for adults ages 18 and over. Average stay is at least 90 days. Also
    offers extended follow-up programs.

   Meadows – 800-632-3697 an adult treatment center in Wickenburg, AZ. Focuses on
    addictions and compulsive behaviors such as eating, gambling, and co-dependence. Also deals with anxiety
    disorders. 12-step approach. The average stay is 5 weeks and is about $40,000.

   Menninger Clinic – 800-351-9058 located in Houston, TX. A psychiatric center for
    adolescents and adults with a wide range of disorders.

   Mercy Ministries – 615-831-6987 locations in Nashville, TN, Monroe, LA and
    St.Louis , MO. This is a Christian ministry designed to assist and meet the needs of young women ages 13-28
    yrs. who face life-controlling problems such as drug and alcohol abuse, addictions, depression, eating
    disorders, and unplanned pregnancy. There is no cost to the clients. Average stay is 6-9 months.

   Montana Academy- 406-755-3149 Therapeutic Boarding school in Marion,
    Montana for boys and girls ages 14-18 that have endured traumas, learning difficulties, social failure,
    depressions, anger, anxiety. Average stay is 18-24 months. High level of academics.

   Mountainside Treatment Center – 1-800-762-5433 treatment program drug and
    alcohol addictions for ages 18 and older. The men can work there and earn part of the fee to stay.

   Mountain Top Boys Home – 706-397-8223, located in Sugar Valley,
    GA. Home for boys ages 10-17yrs. that come from dysfunctional families. (many come from DFCS or children
    that have been adjudicated themselves.

   National Guard Youth Challenge NGE Program – a co-educational 17-month program for 16-
    18 year old high school drop-outs. Must be drug-free and law-free.

   National House of Hope – 407-422-6135 located in Orlando, Florida, with
    many other programs across the United States. It is a Christian residential program for troubled teens ages 13-
    17 yrs. with structured education and Christ Centered counseling.

   Nelson Price Treatment Center – or 770-514-8255 a residential long
    term substance abuse treatment center for adolescents ages 12-17 yrs. with co-occurring mental or substance
    abuse disorders. Located in Marietta, Ga. (9-12 months)
   New Faith Rehab Center – 770-552-3133 a Christian residential facility located in Atlanta, GA. for men ages
    18-30 yrs. Approx. stay is 6 months.

   New Horizons Academy -. 765-668-4009 or 1-800-333-4009 in Marion, Indiana. This is a co-
    ed Christian boarding school. They also have a program in Canada and Dominican Republic.

   New Vision Wilderness – 414-526-5747 an adolescent outdoor program
    located in Wisconsin. There is a 30-60 day outdoor program and also a 21-day intensive program.

   No Longer Bound – .. 770-886-7873- This is a faith –based drug and alcohol
    program for adult males ages 18 and up. It is located in Cumming, GA. No Longer Bound is a 10 month, long
    term process of recovery.

   Oakley School 435-783-5001 (Aspen program) Co-ed Boarding school located in
    Oakley, Utah with an average length of stay of 10-14 months. High school age students and capable of
    academic excellence. Most students have come from another treatment program and must be willing to come.
    Many outdoor ed. components, school sports and the arts are part of the educational experience here. College
    prep school.

   Oasis Treatment Center – 800-550-0467 in Anaheim, CA. A center for drug
    and alcohol dependency. A 90-day program for ages 18 and up.

   Outback Therapeutic Expeditions – (an Aspen program) 800-817-1899 located
    in Lehi, Utah for ages 13-17. Program is 7-8 weeks. This program uses the wilderness as an alternative to
    traditional treatment settings. Individual therapy for Oppositional defiance, ADD, low self-esteem, substance
    abuse and family conflict.

   Oxbow Academy – 435-469-0683 a program for boys ages 13-17 yrs. with sexual
    issues. Located in Utah. Average stay is 8-13 months.

   Pacific Hills Treatment 877-722-4455 A Christian 12-step program for men and
    women in Southern California for drug and alcohol addictions and other disorders. A 28-42 day program.

   Passage to Recovery – 866-625-8809 young adult program located in
    Shoshone, ID (part of the Aspen group). This is an outdoor 12-step wilderness therapy program.

   Paul Anderson Home in Vadalia, Ga. 912-537-7237 or 912-537-9785. This is a Christian
    program/school for young men between the ages of 16-21. Average length of stay is 18 months and must be
    court mandated with charges pending.

   Pavillon – www. in Mill Spring, N.C. (near Asheville) 800-392-4808. This
    Is a center for self-discovery and the treatment of addictions. It serves adult participants 18 and older. Average
    stay is 6 weeks.

   Peachford Hospital – 770-454-2302 located in Dunwoody, GA. Good treatment program for immediate help
    until you can decide what further treatment is needed.

   Penfield Christian Home- 706-453-7929 or 866-542-5378 a Christ centered
    treatment and rehabilitation for adult men 18 and over suffering from addiction to drugs and alcohol. 3 locations
    in Georgia. (Union Point, GA, LaFayette, GA. and Alapaha, GA.) Length of stay is 6 weeks.

   Phoenix Outdoors – 877-305-0904 located 30 miles west of Asheville, N.C. for
    boys and girls ages 13-17 yrs. This is an Aspen program ( 6-8 weeks) and is a licensed wilderness bases
    substance abuse and chemical dependency treatment program. They conduct and in-depth assessment to
    determine the severity of the problems. 12-step is introduced. Family therapy is offered with seminars and
    support groups.

   Pine Grove Treatment Center – 1-888-574-4673 a behavioral health and
    addiction hospital located in Hattiesburg, Miss. For men and women ages 18 and over.
   Pine Ridge Academy – 800-786-4924 - at residential treatment program and
    boarding school for adolescents ages 11-18 located in the suburbs of Salt lake city, Utah. A home-like
    environment designed for youth with emotional, behavioral or academic difficulties. They limit enrollment to
    only 17 students. Program length of stay is 90 days, with an average length of 9 months.

   Potter’s House – Half-way house located in Jefferson, GA. 706-543-8338. This is a
    residential long-term treatment program for men with substance abuse issues.

   Power House- 225-647-8277, a half- way house located in Gonzales,
    Louisiana specifically for chemical Dependency/dual diagnosis. 6-9 month stay.

   Progress Valley (half way house) 612-827-2517– 3303 Garfield Ave. S., Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55408.
    3 month stay, men, work program.

   Providence Ministries – 6 month Christian program for drug and alcohol
    recovery in Dalton, GA. 706-275-0268 for men 18 and over.

   Purple – 770-962-8215 a residential drug and alcohol addiction counseling and
    recovery center for men, ages 17 and over in Lawrenceville, Georgia. This is a 4 to 6 month program.

   Real Recovery – 828-989-1967- a sober transitional recovery living home in Asheville,

   Remuda Ranch – (Christian) 800-445-1900 a Christian residential program for eating and
    anxiety disorders with locations in Arizona and Virginia for girls and women with eating and anxiety disorders. Min. stay is
    45-60 days.

   ReStart – Internet addiction recovery 4250417-1715 located in Fall City,
    WA. Outpatient for youth ages 16-18 yrs and on-site recovery center for adults 18 and over for 45-90 days.

   Ridge Creek School– 800-394-0640 or 706-864-4730 a therapeutic boarding
    school located in Dahlonega, Ga. for 13-17 yr. olds. Average stay is 12 months.

   Ridgeview Institute – located in Smyrna, Ga. 770-434-4567 specializes in drug
    and alcohol rehab.

   Salvation Army Rehabilitation Center – residential program for adults that focus solely on defeating substance
    abuse. They receive housing, meals, medical care, and engage in work therapy and spiritual guidance and
    counseling. Location in Atlanta. 404-522-9785 (Major Roy Ward)

   San Cristobal Academy – 866- 918-8383 located in Taos, New Mexico. This
    is therapeutic, transitional center that offers educational and vocational programs for 18-26 yr. old men
    struggling with one or more issues: anger, depression, poor-self-esteem, substance abuse, school failure.

   Second Nature Wilderness Program: 866-205-2500 Wilderness therapy treatment program,
    providing insight, direction and hope to struggling teen and families. For males and females ages 10-17
    Average length of stay is 6-8 weeks, but up to the individual. Programs in Clayton, Georgia and in Utah.
    Second Nature Adult Program for over 18 yrs. with Second Nature is called Entrada.

   Shadow Mountain- 1-877-743-9686 a small extended care recovery
    program for men and women ages 17-30 yrs. Students can also get a GED or college on-line credits while

   Shelterwood Home – 1-800-584-5005 a Christian residential teen treatment facility near
    Kansas City, MO -program for at-risk teens ages 13-18 yrs. Average length of stay is 9-14 months.

   Shepherd’s Hill Farm – – 706-779-5766 is a 12-18 month Christian outdoor
    residential treatment program for teens ages 13-17 yrs. in crisis located in Martin, GA .It is a Christian School
    that is fully accredited. Works with kids that have ODD, ADHD, anger management, LD, depressions, at-risk
    youth and disciplinary problems.

   SOAR – 828-456-3435 is a wilderness adventure program for youth with learning
    disabilities and serves both males and females ages 8-18 yrs. Programs are in Balsam , N.C. and Dubois,
    Wyoming. 7-8 students per group with 2 instructors. This is a summer camp program. Each session is 12 days.
    SOAR Postgraduate Adventure – a program for ages 18-25 yrs. to help high school graduates develop life
    skills and goals for future.

   Sober College- 800- 465-0142- a program located in Woodland Hills, CA. that
    provides and innovative, supportive, and sober environment for young adults to recover from chemical

   Sober Living Community 404-435-0024 residential living in recovery located
    in Marietta, Ga. Must be clean and sober for 6 months.(not a treatment program)

   Sober Living By the Sea – 1-800-647-0042 residential treatment facility located in
    Newport Beach, CA.- primary care programs for drug and alcohol treatment for 18yrs. and over. Good for dual

   Solutions Counseling Services 678-624-0930– ( Bob Margolis) 1150 Upper
    Hembree Rd. Roswell, GA. 30076 outpatient counseling treatment center for youth with addictions.

   Solutions Outpatient Services – 214-369-1155 an outpatient treatment program for
    youth located in Dallas, TX for adolescents and adults experiencing problems with alcohol, drugs, and other
    addictive disorders. Director is Lois Jordan

    Soteria – a sober living home for men located in Swannanoa, NC.
    1-828-782-7947 designed to bridge the gap between treatment and independent living. Mike Irvin - Executive
    director and Cathy Villines – Marketing Director.

    Spruce Mountain Inn – 802-454-8353 - a small residential and apartment
     program located in Plainfield, Vermont for young adults ages 17-30 yrs. with complex emotional challenges.
    (substance abuse, help with independent living, school and work, compulsive behaviors, mental health issues)

   St. Joseph Institute – 888-777-1098 a small Christian residential addiction
    recovery center for 18 yrs. and over located in Port Matilda, PA. Program is for approx. 30 days. – specializes
    in alcohol and drug addiction, food addiction, trauma and abuse, pain management, depression and anxiety.

   Stone Mountain School – 888-631-5994 located in Black Mountain, NC for
    Boys ages 11-17 yrs. Minimum stay is 12 months. For kids with learning disabilities and emotional or
    behavioral problems.

   Sundown M Ranch – located in Washington State. 800-326-7444- a treatment program for
    youth and adults dealing with chemical dependency. The Youth program has a minimum of a 28-day duration
    The Adult program length of stay is determined by each individual.

   SUWS – in S. Idaho 888-879-7897 for adolescents struggling with internal conflicts and
    emotional obstacles. Ages 14-18, approx. 4-9 weeks
    SUWS of the Carolinas– in N. Carolina 888-828-9770 -ASPEN wilderness program
    for at- risk youth ages 14-17 .Approx. 60 days,
    SUWS Seasons – 888-828-9770 program for 10-13 yr. olds located in old Fort, NC.
    (50 days average stay)

   Talbott Recovery Center – 1-800-445-4232 5448 Yorktowne Dr. Atlanta, GA. 30349
    A residential treatment facility for addictions ages 18-25 and an adult program for ages 25 and up. Average
    stay is 12-14 weeks.

   Talisman Programs – 1-888-458-8226 program by Aspen for children ages 13-17
    to provide programming for children with ADHD, Asperger’s Syndrome, and other learning differences in an
    experiential adventure camp environment. Semester long program. Located in NC, WA, OR and NY
   Talisman Academy – – a transitional program for young adults ages 18-24 yrs.
    with learning disabilities to help them learn to live independently. Located in Hendersonville, NC.

   Teen Challenge- A Christian program with many locations in the United States for
    boys and girls ages 12-17 yr. developed by David Wilkerson. This is a 15-month program with on-site
    schooling, counseling, and discipleship. For Georgia call 678-526-0433 International 417-581-2181

   Teen Challenge Military Ranch – 850-547-9011program located in
    Bonifay, Florida – a Christ centered military style program for boys ages 11-17 yrs. Director is Dave Rutledge
    Average stay is 15 months.

   Teen Challenge for adults– - Christian Adult program for men and women over 18
    years. A 1-year residential program with locations in Florida and Georgia and in other states. Women’s
    program in GA .call 706-507-370.5 Men’s program in GA. call 678-526-8640

   The 3-D Life – 770-869-3551 4141 Old Cornelia Hwy. Gainesville, GA. 30507 a
    Christian 9-month adventure based residential program for young men 14-21 yrs. designed to help teens
    struggling with addictions and destructive behaviors discover their purpose and renew a passion for their
    future. The Father program is No Longer Bound.

   The Ranch- 1-800-849-5969 an therapeutic recovery center for men and women
    age 18 and over. The program offers a three month program in 28 day increments. The Ranch is located in
    Nunnelly, TN.

   The Refuge – a healing place – 866-4REFUGE is an adult residential
    extended care facility in Substance abuse, sexual addictions, and PTSD resolution. The refuge is designed for
    those whose unresolved trauma leads them to relapse. Located in Ocklawaha, FL.

   The Village –1-800-255-8336 Louisville, TN. A psychiatric residential treatment center
    for substance abuse, mood disorders, and “out-of-control “behaviors for ages 13- 17. (12 step program, High
    School classes) Average stay is 30-60 days

   THE Village -706-297-7545 located in Toccoa , GA – for abused or neglected children ages 7-19 yrs. in state

   Three Springs Treatment Center – 1-800- 758-4356 – a residential treatment
    program for adolescent girls and boys to provide therapy and education in a structured environment. One
    locations in Alabama, Georgia, and Nashville, Tn. (22 locations)

   Three Springs Paint Rock Valley –256-776-2503 located in Trenton, AL

   Timberland Knolls – 1-877-257-9611 – a Christian residential treatment center
    outside of Chicago for women ages 12 and older struggling with eating disorders, substance abuse, mood
    disorders, and co-occuring disorders.

   Timothy House 706-253-5842 a Christian recovery program in Talking Rock, GA.
    (near Jasper) for men ages 18 yrs. and up with drug and alcohol addictions. 32 Bed facility- 36 week program.

   Trails Carolina – 888-387-2457 Trails Carolina is an individualized therapeutic
    program for troubled adolescents ages 13-17 yrs. located in Lake Toxaway, NC. This program is about 8
    weeks and combines clinical with wilderness and expedition interventions.

   TROSA – Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers, Inc. 919-419-1059 This is a
    non-profit organization in Durham, NC. TROSA focuses on helping recovering drug and alcohol abusers to
    change their lives. (ages 18 and over) More than 250 women and men live at TROSA for 2 years each. They
    receive therapy, housing, food, and clothing free during their stay. In exchange, these men and women must
    stay off drugs and alcohol and work in one of the businesses that TROSA operates. These work skills will
    enable them to find jobs after they graduate from the 2 year program. There is no cost to the individuals.
    Education is also provided at no cost.
   Turn About Ranch – 800-842-1165 located in southern Utah. It is a youth program
    with Christian ethics for trouble teens for boys and girls ages 12-18 yrs. They do deal with substance and
    chemical abuse. It is a short term, high impact program for 100 days. The horsemanship program teaches
    responsibility, self-assurance and patience

   Turn Around Recovery Half- way house in Doraville, GA. 770-457-1280 Substance abuse treatment center for
    men and women. Minimum stay is 6 months. 12-step program. They also work as well as get help with

   Victory Home – 706-754-6030 located near Tallulah Falls, GA. it is a Christian non-
    denominational ministry. Provides resident care and guidance for men 18 and over suffering from alcohol and
    drug addiction. Stay is approximately 25 weeks.

   Vive – 800-261-0127 a team of professionals that provide mentoring, therapy, and parent
    coaching directly to you and your teen where you live, work, play or go to school. For families that need help
    with early intervention, transition and aftercare from another program, or independent living for young adults
    living away from home.

   Warm Springs OTP – 706-655-5900 - an Outdoor Therapeutic Program for girls
    and boys ages 12-18 yrs with issues of low self-esteem, family issues, drug problems, depression, promiscuity,
    social alienation, defiance. Average stay is 6-9 months. State funded, with some private pay. Most come from
    the Dept. of Juvenile Justice or Family and Children services. Families must be involved.

   Waypoint Center – 706-864-7110 Christian drug and alcohol recovery program in Dahlonega, GA. for men
    ages 18 and up. 12-month long term recovery.

   Wears Valley Ranch – 865-429-KIDS in Severville, TN is a Christian home and school for girls
    and boys ages 6-14 that provides a rescue from crisis family situations. Director is Jim Woods.

   Wellspring Of Living Water Home – 404-427-3100 in Duluth, Ga. This is a nine
    month program for women ages 18 and over. (6 month stay in home and 3 month transition in Host Home)
    There are only 6 women in the program at one time. It is a Christian program to help women transition back
    into the community and heal from their past circumstances. They provide a time of healing, instruction, and
    compassionate mentoring. (the program is funded by outside sources) In order for an applicant to apply, they
    must be completely de-toxed for 60 days). The director of the program is Mary Francis Bowley.

   Wellstar Clinical Services at Windy Hill –Drug and Alcohol treatment program 770-956-6464 outpatient

   Wilderness Treatment Center – 406-854-2832 in Marion, Montana.
    This is a rustic ranch with a 60-day program for boys ages 14-24 dealing with addictions of alcohol and drugs.
    Must be tested and referred by doctor.

   Willingway Hospital – located in Statesboro, GA. 800-242-9455 -a treatment program to
    help those with alcohol or drug addictions. (recommended by Debbie Bailey) Minimum length of stay is 5-6
    weeks with continuing follow up in their outpatient Half-way houses. Detox. is on-site.

   Wolf Creek Academy – – 1-877-477-9653 -a Christian college prep. emotional
    growth school for youth located in the mountains of Western North Carolina that specializes in academics,
    anger management, drug abuse, opposition and respect for authority. For boys and girls ages 12-18 yrs.
    Average stay is 6-9 months.

   Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch 800-726-6755 in Billings, Montana. This is a Christian
    psychiatric residential treatment program/school for disturbed youth ages 8-18.

   Youth Care an Aspen program located in Draper, Utah. 800-786-4924 (Aspen program)
    Youth Care is a clinically intensive residential treatment center for students ages 11-17. Average length of stay
    is 5 months. For students struggling with academic difficulties, mental health issues, chemical dependency.
    They will receive individual care in a small, family oriented environment.
Military Schools:
       Chamberlain-Hunt Academy in Port Gibson, Mississippi.- 601-437-8855. This is
        a Christian Military boarding school for boys in 7th through 12th grades.
       Florida Air Academy in Melbourne, Florida
       Riverside Military Academy – 770-532-6251 in Gainesville, GA. grades 7-12, SACA
       Teen Challenge Military Ranch – 850-547-9011program located in
        Bonifay, Florida – a Christ centered military style program for boys ages 11-17 yrs. Director is Dave Rutledge
        Average stay is 15 months.

Summer Camp Programs for children with Learning Disabilities:
       SOAR
       Talisman Programs

Other Resources : (articles on parenting today’s teens) – High schools and colleges across the country that have programs for kids in recovery.
www, – for people wanting to walk out of sexual addictions

Curriculum and workbooks:

Beyond Consequences with Heather Forbes – to learn new parenting techniques
that will restore peace to the most chaotic family.

Chaos to Connection- (Created by Vive Now) is 9 Heart-Centered Parenting
Essentials for Parenting your Teen 1-866-645-1781

Dealing with Today’s Teens- 866-700-3264

Half-way houses – go to “Sober Living” in your community

Internet safety for your kids:
Programs of interest: (Parent Support groups and special programs)
AA – (Alcoholics Anonymous) – 12-steps to recovery

Al-Anon- org for anyone with family or friends struggling with drugs and /or alcohol. Local group meets
at Johnson Ferry Baptist church (Marietta, GA) every Thursday at 7:00 pm

Celebrate Recovery – – a Christian 12-step program for anyone with hurts, habits or
hang-ups. Groups are open and ongoing. (Program based on 8 principals of the beatitudes.

Cobb and Douglas County Community Services Board – 770-422-0202 provides inpatient
and outpatient (residential) services for mental health and substance abuse to children, adolescents and adults.
Funding provided by the Dept of Human Resources.

Drug Addicts   –

Families Anonymous – Local group meets at Mt. Zion church in Marietta, GA
For local information in the Marietta, GA area call 678-895-1165

Same Sex Attractions:

Sexual addictions –

JH Ranch Ministries – Outback America- This is a program for parents and their kids
ages 13-18. a retreat to build relationships with parent/child . Weekend locations are in Alabama, Texas, and
There are longer week long programs in the summer located in California

“Parents of Prodigals” Support Group– support group that meets every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month at
Johnson Ferry Baptist Church in Marietta, GA. (contact Fair Brocard at 770-612-1197)

Pathways – a teen support group( middle school through college) held at Perimeter Church in Duluth, GA. Pathways
is an 8-principle/12 step support group for students who have experienced pain or addictions. They meet on Thursday
nights from 7-9 pm Call 678-405-2128 for more information

“Surviving a Prodigal” is a 10- week Bible study Support group taught in the Atlanta Area. (Contact Fair Brocard at

You’re Not Alone – (John Vawter conferences for parents in ministry who have children with drug

Financial Aid:

Clark Behavioral Health Financing –
Local Schools in the Atlanta area for learning disabilities and special
Brandon Hall
Compass Prep. (Laura George- director)
Cottage School
Eaton Academy
Richards Christian Academy – meets at Marietta Church of God .
St. Francis
The Center Academy- Smyrna, Ga.
The Performance Learning Center alternative school
Veritas Classical School – Christian home school program

“Report Drug Dealers” – Marietta/Cobb/Smyrna Narcotics Anonymous Tip line – 770-590-5554

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