Addiction Resource Guide

Willingway Hospital

Freestanding Chemical Dependency Rehab

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Self Description:

"The focus of treatment is on emotional stabilization, education about the illness, development of recovery resources, skills, adoption of recovery principles, and interaction with peers in order to practice the tools necessary to sustain ongoing recovery."

Treatment Philosophy:

"Willingway's commitment to helping each patient discover and accept a new life free of all mood-altering drugs is evidenced although its program of recovery in which addiction is treated as an illness."

Approach to Dual Diagnosis:

"While Willingway Hospital is not considered a dual diagnosis facility, we do address any concerns that might arise in direct relation with alcohol/drug abuse. Willingway Hospital is chemical free."

Family Program:

"Willingway and its program were designed to recognize the importance of family involvement in the treatment process. Rooms are private enabling the spouse or family members to participate in the treatment program."

Position on 12 Step Involvement:

"Patients attend daily group counseling and are involved in 12 Step work. They also attend community 12 Step meetings in addition to studying the 12 Steps and making them applicable to their personal lives."

Position on Confrontation:

"Willingway practices a non-confrontational approach. We try to help an individual break through their own denial while on the road to recovery."

Other Characteristics:

"We recognize that alcoholism is an illness of the total person (body, mind, emotions, and spirit). We treat each patient as an individual, always ensuring that patients are placed in the most appropriate level of care depending on severity of illness."


  • Number of Beds: 40
    Detox Available: Yes

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Annual Admits: 512
    Average Length of Stay 25.62 days
    Percent of Women 33%
    Percent under 25 12%
    Percent with College Education: Data Not Supplied
    Percent Covered by Public assistance DNS
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification:5%

  • Admissions Procedures:

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


Facility has group sessions for:
  • Adolescents (Ages 13-18)
  • Alcohol Addiction
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Crystal Meth Addiction
  • Inhalant Abuse
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Men
  • Relapse
  • Women
  • Young Adults (Ages 18-25)


    Self-pay Cost per Week: Based on individual Treatment Plan selected by doctor
    Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: DNS
    Medicare Coverage accepted: No
    Insurance Coverage verified before admission: Yes
    Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: Yes


    Licensed by: Georgia Dept. of Human Resources
    Type of License: Specialized Hospital (Alcohol & Drug) 16-257
    Accredited by: JCAHO

    Contact Information:

    Admissions Telephone Number: (912) 764-6236
    General Information: (912) 764-6236
    Address: 311 Jones Mill Road
    Statesboro, GA 30458