Addiction Resource Guide

Harrison House of Virginia

Freestanding Chemical Dependency Rehab

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Self Description:

"Harrison House is a 16 bed facility using gender specific homes to promote client unity and teach them to work through early recovery issues."

Treatment Philosophy:

"In treating a target population of professionals, we are committed to addressing all aspects of client issues in order to achieve lasting and meaningful treatment."

Approach to Dual Diagnosis:

"Nearly all of our clients have a secondary diagnosis which is initially managed by our Medical Director and/or the referring psychiatrist."

Family Program:

"Harrison House provides weekly multi-family education groups and individual family meetings for residents and their families."

Position on 12 Step Involvement:

"Clients attend daily meetings, learn the basics of AA/NA and obtain a sponsor prior to leaving treatment."

Position on Confrontation:

"We employ an innovative approach using little confrontation, rather teaching a balance of trust, respect and accountability that has proven effective."

Additional Characteristics:

"We operate a low cost residential component with an effective blend of modified therapeutic community and 12 Step recovery principles."


  • Number of Beds: 16
    Detox Available: No

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Annual Admits: 180
    Average Length of Stay 24 days
    Percent of Women 45%
    Percent under 25 5%
    Percent with College Education: 75%
    Percent Covered by Public Assistance 0%
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification:95%

  • Admissions Procedures:

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


Facility has group sessions for:
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Healthcare Professionals
  • Men
  • Relapse
  • Women


    Self-pay Cost: $1400 per week
    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: No


    Licensed by: Virginia DMHMRSAS
    Type of License: Day Treatment and IOP
    Accredited by: None

    Contact Information:
    Admissions Telephone Number: (888) 682-1667
    General Information: (703) 256-6474
    Address: 5105 Q Backlick Rd.
    Annandale, VA 22003