River Oaks Hospital

Psychiatric Hospital with Chemical Dependency Patients Housed Separately



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


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.”

Contact Information:
Admissions Telephone Number: (866) 932-5985
General Information: (866) 932-5985
Address: 1525 River Oaks Rd. W.
New Orleans, LA 70123