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Phoenix House Metro D.C.

Our Metro D.C. Locations

Arlington Men's Recovery Phoenix Program

Provides substance use disorder and mental health treatment for adult (18+) men.
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Arlington Girl's Recovery

Substance use disorder and mental health treatment for girls aged 13 to 18, including online licensed school programming located in a beautiful single-family home in Arlington, Virginia.
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Arlington Demeter House

Provides substance use disorder and mental health treatment for adult (18+) women, including those who are pregnant or bringing a young child.
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Arlington Boy's Recovery

Substance use disorder and mental health treatment for boys aged 14 to 17, including school programming led by an Arlington County school teacher.

Our Team

Phoenix Houses of the Mid-Atlantic

George Knoerlein

Director of Clinical Operations
As Director of Clinical Operations, George has worked with us from the beginning of his career in counseling.

Debby Taylor

Senior Vice President and Executive Director
With over 40 years of experience, Debby is an award-winning leader in her community and the field.

Treatment Approach

Our treatment philosophy is based on the understanding that addiction is a chronic disease. Individuals suffering from substance use disorders deserve evidence-based treatment in settings that offer privacy and dignity.

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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 most major insurance carriers, managed care programs, and Medicaid.

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My loved one suffers from depression as well as drug abuse. Can you help him/her?

Absolutely. Our programs are designed to help those who have co-occurring mental health issues as well as addiction or substance abuse problems. We provide medication assistance and psychiatric management services.

Do your programs accept insurance?

Yes. Not only do we accept insurance, but we also work with insurance companies on behalf of our clients in treatment. We are in-network with most major insurance companies and also offer self-pay rates. Contracted insurance options include: Aetna, BCBS CareFirst, Cigna, Kaiser United, Value Options and many more. Call our admissions staff for more…

What if I feel I need more help once I have completed treatment?

Treatment is just the first step on the path to recovery. We provide a comprehensive continuing care plan to all clients who leave our facilities at the completion of treatment. This plan will be crafted by you and your lead counselor and will include all the activities you need to continue your successful recovery. The…

Program Spotlight

Mothers and Children, Growing Together

Mothers and their young children live together at our warm, welcoming Mother and Child Program in Virginia, where addiction treatment is offered alongside parenting education, day care, and other services—because families recover best when they recover together.

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Transformation Across Phoenix House

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.

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Our Perspectives

Paying for Treatment: 6 Things All Consumers Need to Know

Figuring out how to cover the cost of addiction treatment for yourself or a loved one can be overwhelming, . That’s why we’ve put together 6 key points all consumers need to know about paying for substance use disorder treatment.


Mid-Atlantic News

Staff Inspire Halloween Fun and Education

Adolescent residential staff host Halloween fun for clients


In The Headlines

Death Rates for Middle-Aged White Americans Increase

Fatalities related to opioids, alcohol, and suicide caused death rates for middle-aged white Americans to surge, in contrast to declining rates in other groups.