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Exterior of the Addiction Treatment Center in Rockville.

Center for Substance Abuse Treatment and Research at Suburban Hospital, Washington, D.C.

Suburban Hospital’s Addiction Treatment Center offers a comprehensive program for counseling and education for those suffering from substance abuse disorders.

Treatment Services

Located at a convenient site in Montgomery County, the Outpatient Addiction Treatment program offers a broad range of services for adolescents and adults with substance abuse disorder (i.e., alcohol and/or other substances), including:

  • Evaluation services
  • A dual diagnosis intensive outpatient program
  • Structured outpatient programs
  • Adolescent substance abuse education and outpatient treatment
  • Additional meetings for parents of teens in trouble with alcohol or other drugs

Our services are approved for coverage by some insurance companies and managed care plans.

Evaluation Services

Our staff is committed to making the evaluation process comfortable and educational for all involved. They take a complete biopsychosocial history that becomes a primary tool in formulating an individualized plan of treatment. The evaluation data provides the basis for diagnosis and admission into the outpatient program if appropriate.

The evaluation requires one to two hours and frequently includes information gathering with the client's family, significant other and/or employer/school.


Multidisciplinary Care Team

Our team includes licensed clinical social workers, licensed professional counselors, licensed clinical alcohol and drug counselors, master addiction counselors and certified addiction counselors.


Treatment Levels

All of Suburban Hospital’s Rehabilitation Programs stress abstinence as a cornerstone of recovery. Clients will be randomly given a breathalyzer test and will be required to submit random, observed urine samples to facilitate the recovery process and ensure a drug- and alcohol-free treatment environment. Introduction to self-help meetings, such as Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous and Smart Recovery, is part of the treatment plan.

Intensive Outpatient Dual Diagnosis Program: Phase 1

The treatment is five days per week (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday) for 40 sessions (approximately eight weeks). Clients attend educational meetings and group counseling and are assigned a primary counselor who provides continuous assessment of progress and facilitates the clients' treatment planning.

Intensive Outpatient Dual Diagnosis Program: Phase 2

Continuing Care Group

The dual diagnosis Continuing Care Group is designed to provide additional support and focuses on helping clients identify and manage relapse warning signs and high-risk relapse factors. In the Continuing Care Group, clients continue to work on problems identified during intensive treatment and develop or improve coping skills to deal with issues that come up in early recovery. The group meets twice a week for 75 minutes. Clients attend a total of 32 group sessions (approximately 16 weeks).

Evening Structured Outpatient: Phase 1

Evening Outpatient meets Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and lasts 21 sessions (approximately seven weeks). It is organized so that each meeting includes a 45-minute educational session as well as a one-hour group counseling session. This level of care is particularly suited to persons with no prior treatment experience or those who maintain full-time employment.

Evening Structured Outpatient: Recovery Skills Program: Phase 2

Recovery Skills Program

Treatment does not end at the conclusion of the structured treatment. Addiction is a chronic disease. As a task of treatment, each client is directed to formulate an aftercare plan prior to completion of the initial phase of treatment. Clients then continue in the Recovery Skills Program to improve their potential for lasting recovery. 

The Recovery Skills Program meets twice per week for one hour, focusing on the transition from intensive treatment to community-based recovery and establishing a solid recovery program.


Contact Us

To make a referral, speak to a counselor or obtain more information contact us Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Outpatient Behavioral Health Services
6001 Montrose Rd, Suite 102
Rockville, Md. 20852

Phone: 301-896-2036

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