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The program offers expert individualized treatment and rehabilitation that includes comprehensive diagnostic evaluation and on-going treatment by an addiction psychiatrist with five-day-a-week availability, along with individual and evidenced-based group therapies, including cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) provided by highly trained clinicians. Our comprehensive mind and body rehabilitation program includes yoga, mindfulness, individualized fitness programs, general health education, and expressive art and music therapies. Collaboration with referring providers, family education and support, and extensive aftercare planning are also included in the overall addiction treatment plan.The McLean Center at Fernside provides exceptional, confidential treatment. Our research confirms our dedication to service quality—95% of our clients report receiving excellent care.*
*McLean Perceptions of Care survey
Who We Serve
The McLean Center at Fernside serves men and women over the age of 18.
Individuals who benefit most include those who:
- Require further treatment following the completion of detoxification.
- Experience persistent relapse.
- Require medication evaluation or currently take medication, including buprenorphine.
- Have substance abuse disorders complicated by other psychiatric issues.
- Seek longer term individualized care in a discreet, serene setting.
- Need to make lifestyle changes to maintain sustained recovery.
Those with acute psychiatric situations are best served in a hospital setting before attending the residential program at the McLean Center.
For more information, please call us at 1.800.906.9531 or request information through our automated online information request form.
Health care professionals who want to make a referral or those persons interested in admission to Fernside should contact email@example.com. All communications are confidential. McLean Fernside is a satellite program of McLean Hospital's Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program.
About McLean Hospital
U.S. News & World Report ranked McLean Hospital first among all freestanding psychiatric hospitals. McLean Hospital is the largest psychiatric facility of Harvard Medical School, an affiliate of the Massachusetts General Hospital and a member of Partners HealthCare.