Freestanding Chemical Dependency Rehab



Number of Beds: 70
Detox Available: Yes

Last Year’s Admissions:

Total Annual Admits: Data Not Supplied
Average Length of Stay 6 weeks
Percent of Women 34%
Percent under age 25 50%
Percent with College Education: 55%
Percent Covered by Public assistance 0%
Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification: 25%

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:

  • Abuse/PTSD/Trauma Resolution
  • Adolescents (Ages 12-18)
  • Alcohol Addiction
  • Anger Management/Conflict Resolution
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Codependency
  • Compulsive Gambling
  • Crystal Meth Addiction
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Geriatric
  • Grief & Loss
  • Healthcare Professionals
  • Heroin Addiction
  • Inhalant Abuse
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Men
  • Nicotine Cessation
  • Parenting/Life Skills
  • Prescription Drug Addictions
  • Psychiatric (Dual Diagnosis)
  • Relapse
  • Sexual Addictions
  • Wilderness Program
  • Women
  • Young Adults (Ages 18-25)



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



Licensed by: State of Connecticut, Dept. of Public Health
Type of License: Private freestanding facility for treatment of substance abusive or dependent persons
Accredited by: CARF, The Joint Commission


Self Description:

“Each individual is ensured that his/her specific needs are addressed and that individually tailored addiction and/or alcoholism treatment plans are developed and monitored by our highly trained, licensed and certified treatment team.”

Treatment Philosophy:

“To raise the standard in comprehensive addiction treatment and provide an unsurpassed treatment experience to our clients.”

Approach to Dual Diagnosis:

“Very individualized, our goal is to make sure each client is in the proper level of care and will make referrals when necessary.”

Family Program:

“The Family Wellness Program was designed to work concurrently with the client’s treatment and focuses on understanding the disease of drug and alcohol abuse and how it impacts everyone in a family, constructive problem resolution and continuing care for the whole family.”

Position On 12 Step Involvement:

“12 Step programming is an offering at Mountainside. We host an AA and NA meeting once a week and more senior clients are taken out to meetings in the local area by staff during the week.”

Position on Confrontation:

“Mountainside is a compassionate program and believes in motivating clients through different means not necessarily through confronting a client.”

Additional Characteristics:

“Mountainside has combined a unique set of therapeutic and holistic methods to ensure that each individual’s interest will be sparked and that they are motivated to engage in their recoveries. We pride ourselves on the high participation rate of our residents. Apart from a core addiction rehabilitation program, our residents have a wide variety of diverse rehabilitation offerings from which to choose. We have a Recovery Coaching Program and Medication-Assisted Treatment.”

Contact Information:
Admissions Telephone Number: (866) 932-5985
General Information: (866) 932-5985
Address: 187 S. Canaan Rd, POB 717
Canaan, Connecticut, 06018