Addiction Resource Guide

Gateway Recovery Systems

Long Term Residential Program

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Self Description:

"A community operated by recovering addicts, located 10 minutes from New Orleans, our campus consists of individually functioning townhomes that promote family values and bonding resulting in true long-term sobriety and social integration."

Treatment Philosophy:

"A modified therapeutic community with emphasis on building esteem and spirituality through the use of the 12 Steps and the acceptance of self."

Approach to Dual Diagnosis:

"Very experienced in treating the dually-diagnosed using psychoactive drugs with a non- confrontational 12 Step approach."

Family Program:

"Families are invited and encouraged to participate. Staff resources are available to family members."

Position on 12 Step Involvement:

"Our program is strongly focused on the 12 Steps. Meetings, sponsors and Step work are required."

Position on Confrontation:

"Confrontation is used only as a last resort. We rely on healing and acceptance rather than confrontation."

Additional Characteristics:

"Staff are recovering addicts/alcoholics who have graduated from our program."


    Number of Beds: 100
    Detox Available: No

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Annual Admits: 300
    Average Length of Stay 3 months
    Percent of Women 5%
    Percent under 25 1%
    Percent with College Education: 5%
    Percent Covered by Public assistance 0%
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification:90%

  • Admissions Procedures:

    Night Admission Available: Yes
    Weekend Admission available: Yes
    Face to Face Interview or exam required before admission: No


Facility has special track for:
  • Psychiatric (Dual Diagnosis)

  • Facility has group sessions for:
  • Compulsive Gambling
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Relapse
  • Women


    Self-pay Cost per Week: $250
    Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: No
    Medicare Coverage accepted: No
    Insurance Coverage verified before admission: Yes
    Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: Yes


    Licensed by: State of Louisiana
    Type of License: Supervised Independent Living
    Accredited by: None

    Contact Information:

    Admissions Telephone Number: (504) 368-9935
    General Information: (504) 368-9935
    Address: 4103 Lac Couture
    Harvey, LA 70058