Addiction Resource Guide

River Oaks Hospital

Psychiatric Hospital with Chemical Dependency Patients Housed Separately

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Self Description:

"12 Step oriented, dual diagnosis, relapse prevention, and rapid detoxification treatment."

Treatment Philosophy:

"Bring about acceptance and initiate recovery."

Approach to Dual Diagnosis:

"To provide treatment in a cd-occuring approach."

Family Program:

"Integrates family of origin and relationships, family roles and recovery responses."

Position on 12 Step Involvement:

"Integral part of treatment."

Position on Confrontation:

"Constructive, preferably in group settings or family sessions. Purpose: to work through maladaptive defenses."

Additional Characteristics:

"Ability to simultaneously treat trauma related problems. Specialty track for impaired professionals."


  • Number of Beds: 26 CD
    Detox Available: Yes

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Annual Admits: Data Not Supplied
    Average Length of Stay 8-9 days
    Percent of Women 35-40%
    Percent under 25 30%
    Percent with College Education: 35-40%
    Percent Covered by Public Assistance 0%
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification:50%

  • 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:
  • Abuse/PTSD/Trauma
  • Adolescents (Ages 12-18)
  • Anorexia/Bulimia
  • Children
  • Sexual Addictions

  • Facility has special track for:
  • Alcohol Addiction
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Codependency
  • Compulsive Gambling
  • Compulsive Overeating
  • Depression
  • Healthcare Professionals
  • Internet Addiction
  • Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Relapse
  • Spanish Speaking
  • Uniformed Services

  • Facility has group sessions for:
  • Anger Management/Conflict Resolution
  • Domestic Violence
  • Geriatric
  • Parenting/Life Skills
  • Workaholism


    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: Yes


    Licensed by: Louisiana Hospital Association
    Type of License: Hospital
    Accredited by: JCAHO

    Contact Information:
    Admissions Telephone Number: (504) 734-1740
    General Information: (800) 366-1740
    Address: 1525 River Oaks Rd. W.
    New Orleans, LA 70123