Assistance for adults with serious substance abuse problems. Services include:
Residential treatment and case management support for adults with substance abuse problems. Individuals are evaluated by case management staff and placed in the appropriate level of residential treatment.
Contract services include social and medical detoxification and residential treatment and transitional living placements to facilitate recovery from substance abuse. Case managers monitor clients at contracted agencies.
Assessment, early intervention, prevention, treatment and case management services to those incarcerated to prevent further deterioration and involvement in criminal activities.
Services include the ACT Program (prevents deterioration and prepares individuals for recovery from alcohol and drug dependency) and the Mental Health Jail Treatment Unit (serves to prevent suicide and facilitate psychiatric and behavioral stabilization). Both programs help place individuals in outpatient or residential aftercare settings after release.
Substance abuse services includes assessment, individual, group and family treatment, substance abuse education courses, relapse prevention services, psychological testing, psychiatric evaluations and medication services, dual-diagnosis services, multi-cultural services to Hispanic consumers, drug testing and access to community-based support groups. Adults using narcotics can receive methadone treatment through a contract with the Alexandria Community Services Board.
Clients must have a substance abuse problem and/or mental illness. Must also be ONE of the following:
All individuals reporting a substance problem are screened for services.
Residential services are for Arlington residents who require more intensive treatment than is available in an outpatient setting and who do not have the financial resources to pay for residential treatment.
Sliding fee based on income.
Clients with insurance are billed accordingly.
Call 703-228-4900 or apply in person at:
1725 N. George Mason Drive
Arlington, VA 22205
Department of Human Services
Behavioral Healthcare Division
1725 N. George Mason Dr.
Arlington, VA 22205
TTY: 703-228-4612 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. / 703-228-4256 for 24-hour emergency
Hours of Operation: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.