you describe your program?
Our Acute Rehabilitation
Services program consists of a full day of classes/groups to help the
individual understand the addictive process, the impact of co-occurring
mental health issues, and provide education/tools to begin the recovery
process. Our acute rehabilitation treatment program generally lasts between
14 and 28 days, depending on the specific needs and progress of the individual.
At discharge, individuals are referred for continuing treatment through
their local mental health programs, self help groups, and other outpatient
Our Acute Care
Unit is available for short term crisis stabilization or detoxification
services. Both involuntary and voluntary admissions are considered.
2. How do I (or
a family member) obtain admittance to your rehabilitation program/facility?
admitted to JFK ADATC an individual must be evaluated and then referred
by the local mental health management entity (LME.) Please contact your
local management entity (i.e., Western Highlands; Mecklenburg; Smoky Mountain;
etc.) for an assessment. If the LME determines that an individual could
benefit from inpatient treatment for substance abuse or a co-occurring
mental illness complicated by substance use, the LME will make the arrangements
with JFK ADATC. Treatment is available to any resident of the 38 western
counties of North Carolina.
For a list of the counties that we serve, click here.
For a list
of local mental health centers, click here.
(You will be directed to a new website)
How do I (or a family member) obtain admittance for detoxification or crisis
We have a 30
bed Acute Care Unit (ACU) that provides medically monitored, short term
detoxification and crisis stabilization services. The ACU provides these
services to substance abuse patients and those with co-occurring disorders.
Referrals are made through the mental health Local Management Entities
in conjunction with judicial commitment.
4. Where are
the ADATC (Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Centers) located?
ADATCs in Greenville, NC (serving the Eastern part of the state), Butner
(serving the Central part of the state) and Black Mountain (serving the
Western part of the state). For further information about the state facilities,
5. How much
do you charge for your services?
As a state
facility we accept prospective patients regardless of financial resources
or insurance status. A financial interview is conducted at the time of
admission. A sliding scale is used to determine the cost of treatment,
based on your income.
6. What are
the lodgings like?
consists of dormitory-style rooms (semi-private), with common areas for
social interaction, information sharing, relaxing and limited television
viewing. JFK is nestled in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains.
7. Do you have
a family program?
interaction is encouraged and a Family Education Program is held each
weekend. In addition, family and couples therapy is available as part
of the treatment process. Visitation is available and additional information
can be found here.
8. Where are
and driving directions are located here.
9. How much does the program cost?
Charges for treatment at Julian F. Keith Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Center are figured for each individual who is admitted. This cost is based on patient's income and also their assets. Social Security Checks, SSI Checks, and Retirement income are included as income. Assets include real estate property, stock, bonds, and money deposited in the bank.