Addiction Resource Guide

The Journey Home

Long Term Residential

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Self Description:

"The Journey Home is an open ended program designed to meet the specific needs of each resident."

Treatment Philosophy:

"We believe that it is necessary to intervene with care against the physical, psychological, social, vocational and spiritual crisis exhibited by the addicted resident."

Approach To Dual Diagnosis:

"We are a dual diagnosis facility with neuropsych testing, psychiatric and medical services available."

Family Program:

"We believe our job is to put families back together, not keep them apart."

Position On 12 Step Involvement:

"12 Step based with required meetings, sponsors, home groups, service work, etc."

Position On Confrontation:

"We believe that confrontation without care and concern is brutality and that true empathetic confrontation is a gift."

Additional Characteristics:

"Female specific with all female counseling staff and 2 to 1 client to counselor ratio."


  • Number of Beds: 16
    Detox Available: Yes

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Adolescents: 15
    Adults: 10
    Average Length of Stay 6-9 months
    Percent of Women 100%
    Percent under 25 85%
    Percent with College Education: 30%
    Percent Covered by Public assistance 0%
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification: 80%

  • Admissions Procedures:

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


Facility has separate program for:
  • Professional Renewal/Training
  • Women

  • Facility has group sessions for:
  • Abuse/PTSD/Trauma
  • Adolescents (Ages 12-18)
  • Alcohol Addiction
  • Anger Management/Conflict Resolution
  • Anorexia/Bulimia
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Codependency
  • Compulsive Gambling
  • Compulsive Overeating
  • Crystal Meth Addiction Domestic Violence
  • Family
  • Grief & Loss
  • Healthcare Professionals
  • Heroin Addiction
  • Inhalant Abuse
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Medication Management
  • Methadone
  • Native American
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Parenting/Life Skills
  • Physically Challenged
  • Psychiatric (Dual Diagnosis)
  • Relapse
  • Sexual Addictions
  • Spirituality
  • Veterans
  • Young Adults (Ages 18-25)


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


    Licensed by: Louisiana Dept. of Health & Hospitals
    Type of License: Halfway House
    Accredited by: N/A

    Contact Information:
    Admissions Telephone Number: (225) 667-3933
    General Information: (225) 667-3933
    Address: 10875 Fontenot Rd.
    Denham Springs, LA 70726