The Nelson L. Price Treatment Center

Long Term Residential Program



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)


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.”

Contact Information:

Admissions Telephone Number: (866) 932-5985
General Information: (866) 932-5985
Address: 729 Lawrence St.
Marietta, GA 30060