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Phoenix House Academy in Austin
Our compassionate experts help teen boys get back on track socially, emotionally, and academically.
Situated in the Bouldin Creek neighborhood in south central Austin, the Phoenix House Academy offers residential services for adolescent males 13 – 17. This residential program is for those who struggle with substance abuse and co-occurring mental health problems. In our evidenced-based programing, residential clients participate in 12-step work for substance abuse and both cognitive behavioral therapy and trauma-informed therapy to address the underlying co-occurring issues that may be present. Our dedicated team helps young people get back on track socially, emotionally, and academically.
Clinical Services Include:
- Master’s level clinicians deliver 12 Step work, Cognitive Behavorial Therapy, and Trauma-Informed Therapies
- Fully accredited AISD credit recovery
- Evaluations and assessments
- Gender specific groups
Individual, group, and family counseling
Personalized aftercare referrals and relapse prevention plans
Medical, dental, and psychiatric evaluation and treatment
- Parent and family education seminars
Relapse prevention training
Activities and Clubs offered:
- Yoga club
- Workout club
- Meditation classes
- Music group held in our professional music studio, taught by professional musician, Matt Smith
The Phoenix House Academy model is listed in the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices (NREPP).
All Phoenix House Texas programs accept self-pay and accept/bill private insurance including but not limited to the plans below:
- Blue Cross/Blue Shield
- United Behavioral Health
- Value Options
Our adolescent residential and intensive outpatient services accept some managed Medicaid, CHIP, Department of State and Human Services, and Northstar plans.
Our treatment philosophy is based on the understanding that addiction is a chronic disease not a moral failing. Individuals suffering from substance use disorders deserve evidence-based treatment in settings that offer privacy and dignity.
Insurance and Payment Options
Our experienced staff is skilled at working with all types of insurance providers to help you access the treatment you need. Phoenix House is an in-network provider for many major insurance carriers, managed care programs, and Medicaid.
What types of treatment and services does Phoenix House Texas offer?
Phoenix House offers a wide variety of programs and services to meet most clients’ needs. We provide assessments to evaluate the particular level of care and placement that best suits the client. In Texas, we offer residential services for adolescents, and a variety of outpatient services for teens and adults. Our programs use the latest… more
How do I get admitted to your program?
Please call 214 296 0394 to schedule an assessment with a professional who will help determine what level of care is right for you. We will then recommend the type of program that best fits your needs and either assist with scheduling Phoenix House enrollment or make recommendations for another treatment provider.
What type of professionals will be working with my loved one?
We employ master’s-level clinicians as the primary therapists for all of our clients. We have a psychiatrist on staff for medication management, and our medical director and nurse oversee medical issues. As direct care staff, we employ Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselors (LCDC), professionals who are currently working on their treatment certifications, and individuals who are… more
Phoenix Rising Music Program
The Academy’s brand new on-site recording studio is available to clients who want to explore musical outlets.
Fully-accredited on-site high school education is available to residents, provided by the Austin Independent School district.
Mothers and their young children live together in our warm, welcoming Mother and Child Programs, where addiction treatment is offered alongside parenting education, day care, and other services—because families recover best when they recover together.
24 million Americans struggle with substance abuse, and that number includes someone you know— whether it’s your family member, your neighbor, or even you. If you or someone you love has a problem, we are here to help, providing compassionate care for clients across the country. Find a treatment location near you.
Phoenix Rising Music
With the help of Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Kara DioGuardi, teen clients in our Phoenix Rising Music Program tell their stories and heal through song. In their own words, our state-of-the-art recording studio and expressive arts program exemplifies “love, vision, joy, and determination.”
At our Mother and Child Program, photographer and educator Rob Goldman collaborated with our clients to tell their stories using portraiture and recordings. This multimedia “Just Like Me” Project puts names and faces on the struggle of addiction and shares the miracles of recovery, self-discovery, and hope.
Pop superstar Beyoncé was so moved when she met our clients that she and her mother, Miss Tina Knowles, created this innovative program at our Phoenix House Career Academy in Brooklyn. At the Center, we teach clients valuable vocational skills for a new career—and a new life—in recovery.
When Beyoncé portrayed legendary singer and struggling addict Etta James in Cadillac Records, she visited Phoenix House to talk with our clients and learn about addiction. Beyoncé’s mother explains how this life-changing visit led to the creation of our pioneering Beyoncé Cosmetology Center.
Many of our teen clients describe their life during addiction as “going nowhere.” Here, they explain how our Academy’s wonderful staff and unique combination of treatment and academics helped them get their lives back on track.
Phoenix Rising Music
Music is a form of therapy, and our clients love expressing themselves through original songs. We wanted to make our state-of-the-art studio available to clients across New York—so we took it on tour! Here’s some of the great work being produced at Phoenix House locations in the five boroughs and beyond.
Every day, our courageous clients and expert staff work together to fight addiction. Take a look at the faces of Phoenix House and the array of programs and services—from counseling and family therapy to sports, yoga, and the arts—that help our clients build new lives in recovery. Learn more about our programs and find a treatment location near you.
Our clients of all ages are transformed through treatment into healthier, happier individuals. Here, as some of our teens share their stories of struggle and success, they all agree on one thing: “Phoenix house saved my life.” Learn more about our programs and find a treatment location near you.
Phoenix Rising Music
In 2011, talented teens from our Phoenix Rising Music Program won first place in a national songwriting contest sponsored by NIDA, MusiCares, and the Grammy Foundation. Their catchy original song, “Like a Phoenix in the Air,” tells the inspiring story of their triumphs over addiction.