Addiction Resource Guide

Alcoholic Rehabilitation Association - ARA

Freestanding Chemical Dependency Rehab

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Self Description:

"28 day intensive residential treatment program for adults, that treats alcoholism and drug addiction."

Treatment Philosophy:

"All those who need treatment should be able to receive treatment, whether they are able to pay, or not."

Approach To Dual Diagnosis:

"ARA is not a dual diagnosis facility and refers to a dual diagnosis facility."

Family Program:

"Family Focus meets once weekly to strengthen family ties by teaching open communication skills."

Position On 12 Step Involvement:

"AA/NA are vital components of recovery."

Additional Characteristics:

"Oldest treatment program in the state, six month aftercare, halfway house, outpatient services."


    Number of Beds: 40
    Detox Available: Yes

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Annual Admits: 700
    Average Length of Stay 28 days
    Percent of Women 20%
    Percent under age 25 Data Not Supplied
    Percent with College Education: DNS
    Percent Covered by Public assistance 90%
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification: DNS

  • Admissions Procedures:

    Night Admission Available: Yes
    Weekend Admission available: Yes
    Face to Face Interview or exam required before admission: No(Depending on funding)


Self-pay Cost per week: $525
Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: Yes
Medicare Coverage accepted: No
Insurance Coverage verified before admission: No
Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: No


Licensed by: State of Idaho
Type of License: Residential, Outpatient, Halfway, Detox
Accredited by: None

Contact Information:

Admissions Telephone Number: (208) 522-6012
General Information: (208) 522-6012
Address: 163 E. Elva
Idaho Falls, ID 83401