Addiction Resource Guide

The Nelson L. Price Treatment Center

Long Term Residential Program

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Self Description:

"The Nelson L. Price Treatment Center is a residential substance abuse program for adolescents. We are licensed by the state of Georgia and COA accredited."

Treatment Philosophy:

"We provide highly structured adolescent treatment with mandatory family involvement."

Approach to Dual Diagnosis:

"We support restricted use of psychotropic medications to alleviate psychiatric symptoms for a minimal time. This treatment is in conjunction with individual and group therapy."

Family Program:

"Families receive educational sessions upon admission followed by structured direct involvement with clients after that."

Position on 12 Step Involvement:

"Participation in a 12 step program is a mandatory part of our program and recovery."

Position on Confrontation:

"Appropriate confrontation is incorporated into groups and individual work."

Other Characteristics:

"Mandatory family participation, special issues groups, mandatory educational component, experiential therapy, and multicultural staff."


    Number of Beds: 12m/12f
    Detox Available: No

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Annual Admits: 59
    Average Length of Stay 9 months
    Percent of Women 40%
    Percent under 25 100%
    Percent with College Education: N/A
    Percent Covered by Public assistance 0%
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification:60%

  • Admissions Procedures:

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


Facility Has Separate Program For
  • Adolescents (Ages 12-17)


    Self-pay Cost: $750 per day
    Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: Yes
    Medicare Coverage accepted: Pending
    Insurance Coverage verified before admission: Yes
    Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: Yes


    Licensed by: State of Georgia Dept. of Regulatory Services and Child Placing Section
    Type of License: Residential Drug and Alcohol
    Accredited by: COA (Council on Accreditation)

    Contact Information:

    Admissions Telephone Number: (770) 514-8255
    General Information: (770) 514-8255
    Address: 729 Lawrence St.
    Marietta, GA 30060