Addiction Resource Guide

Jellinek Clinic

Psychiatric Hospital with Chemical Dependency Patients Housed Separately

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Self Description:

"Detoxification and rehabilitation program according to evidence-based practice."

Treatment Philosophy:

"Treatment according to evidence-based medicine/practice."

Approach to Dual Diagnosis:

"Integrated treatment is necessary for dual diagnosis patients."

Family Program:

"Family program is now developing in the direction of behavioral family intervention."

Position on 12 Step Involvement:

"12 Step facilitation therapy is in development. There has been a cooperation with self-help groups for many years."

Position on Confrontation:

"Confrontation should be self-confrontation in a therapeutic relationship."

Additional Characteristics:

"The Jellinek Clinic is the main institute for treatment of alcohol and drug dependency patients in Amsterdam."


  • Number of Beds: 160
    Detox Available: Yes

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Annual Admits: 600
    Average Length of Stay 6 weeks
    Percent of Women 30%
    Percent under 25 15%
    Percent with College Education: 5%
    Percent Covered by Public Assistance 20%
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification:10%

  • Admissions Procedures:

    Night Admission Available: Yes
    Weekend Admission available: Yes
    Face to Face Interview or exam required before admission: Yes


Self-pay Cost per Week: Data Not Supplied
Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: DNS
Medicare Coverage accepted: Yes
Insurance Coverage verified before admission: Yes
Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: DNS


Licensed by: The Dutch Government
Type of License: DNS
Accredited by: Medicare in The Netherlands

Contact Information:
Admissions Telephone Number: (+31)(0)205702378
General Information: (+31)(0)205702378
Address: Jacob Obrechtstraat 92
1071 KR Amsterdam, The Netherlands