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I. The 15 Best Rehabs in New Orleans, LA

To be sure we are recommending the best facilities, our team of researchers developed five core metrics to determine the quality of each treatment center. These metrics cover key aspects such as cost, treatment approaches, and rehab services provided. For more information, read the full breakdown of our filtering process and ranking methodology.

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The 15 best rehab facilities in New Orleans, LA are:


Odyssey House Louisiana

Odyssey-House-Louisiana
1125 North Tonti
New Orleans, LA 70119
504-821-9211
Ohlinc.org

Founded in 1973, Odyssey House Louisiana provides a safe environment for addicts to receive holistic care and client-centered services. Its programs collaborate with other community resources to facilitate the healing process, encourage new skills, and help individuals build new, healthy lives. OHL’s services include a sobering center and medically supported detox, along with a short-term residential inpatient program. It also offers an intensive outpatient transitions program with available on-site housing, enabling clients to reside in a safe and sober environment while they develop the resilience and life skills necessary for a more stable future.

What patients are saying:

One five-star reviewer stated, “me and my family were treated so respectfully. I cannot say enough about the good service here. I would recommend anyone that needs help reach out.” Others have expressed gratitude for the “demeanor, care and graciousness” of the staff, and one alumnus said they are “ready to get back to life thanks to the team.”

Reviews:

  • 2.63 stars
  • 52 reviews

Townsend

Townsend
5620 Read Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70127
888-852-0337
Townsendla.com

Townsend recognizes addiction as a neurobiological disease and strives to help clients with a holistic approach that combines private medical treatment and compassionate counseling. The 90-day inpatient residential treatment program offers fully integrated care for medical stabilization and rehabilitation and takes place in an intimate and personal environment with 24-hour nurse coverage. Treatment approaches include medical stabilization through withdrawal, one-on-one and group counseling, and treatment for co-occurring disorders, as well as a weekly family program. Townsend’s program has a proven track record of helping people transform their life for the better to build a healthier future.

What patients are saying:

According to one five-star reviewer, “I was met by staff members who comforted and reassured me that I was safe and going to be taken care of. From day one, the techs, counselors, and nurses all made me feel welcomed and accepted. Throughout my time there, I learned so much about the importance of recovery and gained many tools and skills to be able to focus on that when the day came to graduate the program.”

Reviews:

  • 4.07 stars
  • 48 reviews

CADA Prevention & Recovery

CADA-Prevention-Recovery
2640 Canal Street, 4th Floor
New Orleans, LA 70119
504-821-2232
Cadagno.org

CADA Prevention & Recovery offers effective and compassionate early intervention programs and intensive outpatient programs. The intensive outpatient program allows clients to receive direct treatment and support for their recovery, three hours per day, three days a week. The program offers participants in-depth treatment for their addiction issues through 12-step recovery education, addiction education, group and individual counseling, routine drug screens, AA/NA meetings, and preventative measures. CADA prides itself on welcoming those with substance abuse issues with empathy, respect, and dignity, helping them to build safer and healthier futures.

What patients are saying:

Reviews from previous patients and their family members note that the center provides “a safe place and foundation” and “the tools I needed to land on my feet.” One five-star reviewer stated, “CADA is the best at what they do. If you struggle with addiction or you’re looking for a place for a loved one, CADA is definitely a great place.”

Reviews:

  • 2.85 stars
  • 6 reviews

Addiction Recovery Resources, Inc

Addiction-Recovery-Resources
1615 Canal Street, Suite A-1
New Orleans, LA 70112
504-308-3292
Arrno.com

Addiction Recovery Resources provides a structured setting for patients to learn about their addiction and methods for maintaining sobriety, as well as a range of treatment programs designed to give individuals the care they need at their current phase of addiction. The center offers ambulatory detox, residential treatment, intensive outpatient, and transitional living programs. All programs include medication-assisted and dual-diagnosis treatment, 12-step recovery, and group and individual counseling, as well as family therapy. Addiction Recovery Resources prioritizes compassionate care, putting the individual first at each step of recovery.

What patients are saying:

Several reviews for Addiction Recovery Resources praise the center, saying, “the staff are remarkable” and the facilities are “clean.” One family member of an alumnus explains, “this place literally saved my daughter’s life. She went to three rehabs before this place but this one is the one that worked for her.”

Reviews:

  • 3.97 stars
  • 10 reviews

Two Dreams

Two-Dreams
1820 St Charles Avenue, Suite 212
New Orleans, LA 70130
708-613-4750
Twodreams.com

Two Dreams focuses on individualized addiction care, offering a treatment model that is designed to treat the client as a whole, not just their addiction. Treatment is divided into three phases, beginning with establishing safety, trust and coping skills before moving on to acknowledging the addiction and committing to life-long recovery. Services include residential and inpatient rehab, outpatient programs and aftercare, intensive outpatient programs, Suboxone treatment, psychiatric services, and the treatment of co-occurring disorders. The center prides itself on its modern approach to treating addiction, providing clients with the necessary tools to make a long-lasting recovery.

What patients are saying:

One reviewer said, “the clinical director is one of the best clinicians I have worked with in treatment. Having been in treatment multiple times, it made a huge impact on me to have someone who really cared and took the time to invest in me not only as a client but as a person.” Another review noted, “all the staff are compassionate and help you get to the root cause of alcoholism.”

Reviews:

  • 3.5 stars
  • 23 reviews

Louisiana Adult & Teen Challenge

Lousiana-Adult-and-Teen-Challenge
1905 Franklin Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70117
504-947-7949
Louisianateenchallenge.com

Offering faith-based residential care for young people and adults, Louisiana Adult & Teen Challenge focuses on the use of Christian resources, strict discipline, faith, counseling, and work therapy to redirect each client’s lifestyle towards a healthier path. Patients are provided attentive care throughout the process and frequent evaluations of their progress through academic work, spiritual progress, conduct, work ethics, recreation, and dorm life, help instill the tools necessary to move forward with sobriety.

What patients are saying:

One alumnus praised the faith-based approach saying, “It is by the grace of God that this place saved me and helped shape me into the person I am today. I still struggle but it is by the grace of God and the wonderful women I met through this program that I am still alive today and now know my identity in Christ. Thank you.”

Reviews:

  • 4.95 stars
  • 4 reviews

Woodlake Addiction Recovery Center

Woodlake-Addiction-Recovery-Center
3015 Highway 956
Ethel, LA 70730
225-924-1910
Woodlakecenter.com

Woodlake Addiction Recovery Center provides personalized inpatient, residential and outpatient addiction treatment programs. The programs look towards the long-term, preparing clients with the ongoing support and tools they need for the real-life challenges ahead. The center offers programs to suit all stages of addiction recovery, from inpatient residential treatment to overcome dependency to intensive outpatient treatment to learn how to cope with addiction, as well as sober living environments and personal aftercare. Services for each program include counseling, relapse prevention, medical detox, family counseling, and partial hospitalization.

What patients are saying:

A family member of one former client praised the center as “a beautiful and peaceful place to start your recovery! My dad went here and graduated from the program.” Other reviews say the center “has some of the best doctors in Louisiana state,” and describe staff as “friendly,” “knowledgeable” and “exceptional.”

Reviews:

  • 3.77 stars
  • 86 reviews

O’Brien House

OBrien-House
446 North 12th Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
225-344-6345
Obrienhouse.org

O’Brien House provides faith-based support and treatment for the recovery of drug and alcohol abuse through residential treatment programs and community outreach. It offers an effective and widely-recognized program based on tried-and-true approaches to addiction recovery. The center has a range of programs for each stage of addiction, including residential treatment programs, outpatient treatment programs, adult education, and prevention programs. Each program strongly relies on spirituality, attentive care, mutual support, honesty, and sober living. As patients transition from inpatient to outpatient treatment, O’Brien House provides the intermediate care services necessary to support a long-lasting recovery.

What patients are saying:

Former patients describe the center as “a wonderful place that taught me to get back to life,” “an excellent program doing invaluable work,” with a “great treatment team.” One five-star reviewer said the center “has helped me reach 10 months sobriety.”

Reviews:

  • 4.60 stars
  • 12 reviews

Bridge House Inc.

Bridge-House-Inc
4150 Earhart Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70125
504-821-7120
Bridgehouse.org

Striving to provide clients with the long-term care they need to become sober and productive, Bridge House offers residential programs to treat individuals with drug and alcohol addiction problems. The center’s residential treatment program helps patients prevent relapse, develop new skills, participate in vocational activities, and increase job readiness after treatment. The program includes services, such as group and individual therapy, family treatment, community education, and AA/NA meetings. Bridge House relies on proven methods to help clients recover from addiction and reimmerse themselves into society.

What patients are saying:

One former client said, Bridge House “will provide all of the tools and support needed for success … Bridge House gave me a foundation and only years later have I fully understood the full extent … I am now 31 and have been sober for a year.”

Reviews:

  • 3.53 stars
  • 33 reviews

Ochsner Addictive Behavior Unit

Ochsner-Addictive-Behavior-Unit
1512 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA 70121
504-842-4140
Ochsner.org

Located within Louisiana’s largest nonprofit, academic, health care system, Ochsner Addictive Behavior Unit utilizes the disease approach to addiction recovery with the most advanced psychological and medical treatments available. The program includes partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient treatment programs, as well as family treatment and aftercare services. Services include relapse prevention, stress management, relaxation training, strength training, AA/NA meetings, and the 12-step program. The length and breadth of treatment programs vary to suit each individual, as Oschner strives to provide each patient with the treatment and tools necessary for life-long sobriety.

What patients are saying:

No written reviews available.

Reviews:

None available.

Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center New Orleans

200 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA 70121
800-728-7825
Salvationarmyalm.org

Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center offers men an effective faith-supported program to overcome their addictions and live a healthier life. The recovery program relies on a range of tried-and-true services, including counseling, medical assistance, food, shelter, and spiritual guidance, to help them rebuild their lives. Beyond recovery, the center offers transitional housing to patients, understanding that the lack of affordable housing can make the transition back into society difficult. Men who have completed rehabilitation continue to live in transitional housing while working and saving money.

What patients are saying:

One reviewer said the center is “always helpful” and has a “great atmosphere.” Another five-star review from a previous client expressed that “if you are completely broken and out of hope, this place will help.”

Reviews:

  • 3.00 stars
  • 6 reviews

Acadiana Recovery Center

Acadiana-Recovery-Center
401 West Vermilion Street
Lafayette, LA 70501
337-524-1415
Acadianarecoverycenter.com

Licensed under the Department of Health and Hospitals, Acadiana Recovery Center offers residential and outpatient behavioral health services for men and women. It is committed to providing clients with personalized treatment programs and services. Treatment programs include residential inpatient programs, outpatient programs, and transitional living. The programs utilize group therapy, dual diagnosis and treatment, family therapy, trauma counseling, grief counseling, and more, offering a stable and supportive environment for those who lack employment or family support.

What patients are saying:

One five-star reviewer said, “Acadiana Recovery Center is the best place to get your life back. They are real savers of lives. I had a magical experience at this place. The staff are very committed with their patients to get their goals, don’t hesitate and visit them, you will get the help that you really need.”

Reviews:

  • 4.51 stars
  • 14 reviews

Palmetto Addiction Recovery Center

Palmetto-Addiction-Recovery-Center
86 Palmetto Road
Rayville, LA 71269
866-218-9274
Palmettocenter.com

Operating for over 25 years, Palmetto Addiction Recovery Center provides high-quality treatment and consistent, attentive service. The center offers a range of programs designed to suit the client and the nature of their addiction, based on dual-diagnosis and 12-step recovery. Each program utilizes results-based services to achieve long-lasting sobriety and control over addiction, including evidence-based therapies, addiction education, and drug detox. The intensive outpatient programs go beyond detox and recovery to ensure clients develop the coping skills necessary to achieve success after treatment.

What patients are saying:

Reviews for Palmetto Addiction Recovery Center comment on the quality and efficacy of the program. One five-star reviewer said “Palmetto has given me the tools and resources to overcome my addiction,” while another explains, “upon arrival you can see how their system of recovery has worked wonders, nearly all of their staff and about half of their counselors were Palmetto community members (patients) at one time in their lives.

Reviews:

  • 3.83 stars
  • 144 reviews

Acadiana Addiction Center

Acadiana-Addiction-Center
156 Choctaw Rd
Sunset, LA 70584
877-934-8436
Acadianatreatmentcenter.com

Acadiana Addiction Center provides cutting edge treatment from experienced professionals who are committed to providing each patient with the personalized care they need. Acadiana takes a holistic approach to addiction, striving to treat the entire individual rather than just the disease. Programs depend on the severity of the patient’s needs and include partial hospitalization programming and intensive outpatient programming, as well as continuing care services.

What patients are saying:

Reviews from patients at Acadiana Addiction Center express gratitude to the center for their recovery results. One alumnus of the program said that they have now “been clean for 1 year, 1 month and 1 day.” A family member of one patient said, “I cannot say enough about this place. I had a family member there and it was truly a gift from God that they were able to go.”

Reviews:

  • 4.32 stars
  • 15 reviews

Mary’s Song

Marys-Song
5708 Airline Dr.
Metairie, LA 70003
504-822-134
Marysong.net

Offering faith-based drug and alcohol addiction recovery for women, Mary’s Song is a rehabilitation facility in Metairie, Louisiana. The main Mary’s Song recovery facility houses 16 women, while they also have a home specifically for women with children, and transitional housing for women after they graduate. The center’s six-month restoration program focuses on faith-based support and methods to renew women’s mind, body, and spirit after addiction, helping them find their true purpose and build a healthier life.

What patients are saying:

A family member of one former client, “Mary’s Song and staff are amazing! They have helped my daughter on so many levels. Her life has completely changed with Jesus and the love and care of everyone at Mary’s Song. We are forever grateful. She has learned how to manage her life on a daily basis and I can see the positive changes in her which makes me happy. They bring families together!”

Reviews:

  • 5.00 stars
  • 34 reviews

II. Methodology

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA), there are 28 substance abuse treatment centers in the New Orleans area. To determine which provide the highest quality of treatment and the most resources for recovery, we used the following five core metrics to evaluate each facility.

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For more information, feel free to read a full breakdown of our filtering process and ranking methodology.

III. Getting Help in New Orleans

Start by determining your coverage

To determine your best options for a rehabilitation center, it is important to first learn about your health insurance coverage. Reach out to your private or healthcare marketplace insurance provider to find out which substance abuse treatment centers are available to you. Regardless of the type of coverage you have, both public and private insurance companies must cover substance abuse treatment for qualified individuals.

To learn more about addiction and the rehabilitation process in your state, read our guide to rehab in Louisiana.

Use our database to find a treatment center near you

The tool below lists all of the treatment centers in the state of Louisiana recognized by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Enter your zip code and select the filter icon to find relevant treatment centers near you.

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    IV. New Orleans Rehab FAQs

    Do I need to go to rehab?

    Substance abuse and addiction have high costs, often adversely affecting work performance, personal relationships, and your physical health. To help you determine if you may be addicted, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has an Alcohol Use Screening and a Substance Abuse Screening to help you find out.

    How long does rehab last?

    Different programs and levels of addiction require different program lengths. Common rehab lengths are:

    How much does drug rehab cost?

    Pricing depends on the program, services, and amenities offered. Typically, outpatient programs are cheaper than inpatient, and live-in inpatient facilities are the most expensive. To learn more, read our guide on The Cost of Rehab.

    How does rehab work?

    Rehab is made up of four basic steps:

    • Assessment
    • Detox
    • Therapy
    • Aftercare

    To learn more about the rehab process and each step, read our guide to The Addiction Rehabilitation Process.

    How important is aftercare? 

    One of the most important steps in the rehabilitation process is aftercare – the continuing support and accountability offered through counseling and 12-Step programs such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA).

    To find an AA or NA meeting near you, use the directory below.

    NameCityProgramTelephoneSpanish Hotline
    17th District IntergroupHoumaAA(985) 326-3789N/A
    Acadiana Area Central OfficeLafayetteAA(337) 991-0830N/A
    Bayou Recovery Area NABayou Recovery Area (Baton Rouge)NA(225) 381-9609N/A
    Central Louisiana Area NACentral Louisiana Area (Alexandria, Jonesville Downtown)NA(318) 542-7557N/A
    Central OfficeShreveportAA(318) 865-2172N/A
    Free at last Area NAFree at last Area (Monroe, Ruston, Farmerville, Bastrop)NA(855) 325-2621N/A
    Freedom Area NAFreedom Area (Westbank, Chalmette, New Orleans)NA(504) 883-8202N/A
    Greater Baton Rouge AA Central OfficeBaton RougeAA(225) 930-0026;(225) 930-0027N/A
    Greater New Orleans Area Central OfficeMetairieAA(504) 838-3399;(504) 836-0507N/A
    Lafayette Area NALafayette AreaNA(337) 406-1300N/A
    Lake Area NALake Area (Lake Charles, Sulphur, Lake Arthur, Deridder)NA(888) 624-3575N/A
    Lake Area NALake Area (Lake Charles)NA(337) 439-5753N/A
    New Orleans Area NANew Orleans AreaNA(504) 899-6262N/A
    North Louisiana Area NANorth Louisiana Area (Shreveport, Nachitoches)NA(318) 677-4344N/A
    Northeast Louisiana District 4MonroeAA(318) 582-0234N/A
    Northshore Area NANorthshore Area (Covington, Hammond, Franklinton, Ponchatoula, Slidel)NA(985) 867-1587N/A
    Oficina Intergrupo De New OrleansKennerAAN/A(504) 444-2677
    Unity Area NAUnity Area (Metairie)NA(504) 889-8840N/A

    For more FAQs visit our rehab FAQ page.