Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Acadiana Treatment Center to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at Acadiana Treatment Center.

  • These restrictions have been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Acadiana Treatment Center is a drug rehab program and substance abuse treatment center located in Lafayette, Lousiana. If you have any questions that aren’t covered below, please give us a call or fill out the form on the contact us page.


Q: Is there a bed available?
A: This varies daily because of patients being admitted and completing the program. Call ATC and you will get an answer for that day.

Q: Do you take Medicaid/Medicare?
A: No, As a private facility, we accept insurance and self-pay for treatment. However, we can refer those inquiries to other programs.

Q: How do I get in?
A: Call ATC and schedule an appointment to be assessed by our Admissions Professionals.

Q: Where are you located?
A: We are located at 156 Choctaw Rd, Sunset, LA 70584.

Q: What happens if someone completes an assessment but does not meet criteria for admission?
A: Acadiana Treatment Center will make a referral to the most appropriate level of care based on each individual case.

Q: How does someone get help or treatment for a drug and alcohol problem?
A: Acadiana Treatment Center has a 24/7 hot line for service any hour, any day.  Once contact has been made, a free assessment is scheduled and held to determine the client’s needs.


Q: What training and credentials does your treatment team have?
A: Our treatment team consists of medical doctors, psychiatrists, licensed counselors, nurses, substance abuse technicians, and other supporting administrative staff.

Q: What type of accreditation or licensing does the program have?
A: We are licensed by the State of Louisiana and are CARF accredited. As a CARF-accredited service provider, we commit to quality improvement, focus on the unique needs of each person the provider serves, and monitor the results of services.


Q: What type of help is available for families?
A: The professionals at ATC understand that successful rehabilitation for the addict includes help for the family members affected by the addiction. Family is strongly encouraged to participate in weekend family program as well as an intensive, three day family workshop.  Additionally, there is an on-going weekly family support group to help a client’s family help the client.

Q: Is there ongoing support after leaving treatment?
A: ATC feels that a network of support is essential to a successful program of recovery. After graduation Alumni is encouraged to participate in our Aftercare Group. In our Aftercare group our trained professionals will help the individual combine their newly gained knowledge and skills to maintain a healthy recovering lifestyle. ATC’s staff is also dedicated to supporting those who have begun the journey of recovery by providing an array of alumni activities, events and service opportunities.


Q: What is the treatment process?
A: Acadiana Treatment Center’s treatment process is to facilitate our patients’ journey to a new life of abstinence from drugs, alcohol, and other addictions through education, an individualized treatment plan, and other proven tools of recovery.

Q: What is the length of stay?
A: Length of stay depends upon the assessment and the recommendations made by the Admissions Professional, but generally run 30-, 60-, or 90-days.

Q: How much does it cost?
A: There are many variables which determine the cost of treatment. Call ATC and in a short time, the cost of treatment can be established.

Q: What is your treatment philosophy?
A: Our philosophy identifies alcohol abuse and drug abuse as primary, chronic and progressive disorders. These disorders affect the ability to effectively cope with life. As a result, addicts begin a progressive deterioration in all major areas of their lives. The addictive signs show up physically, mentally, socially and spiritually. This also begins an intensive erosion of family values and relationships.

Throughout the healing process, ATC believes that early and continuing involvement with 12 step self-help groups is crucial in the ongoing recovery of the alcoholic/addict and their family.

Q: Is treatment gender-specific?
A: Some process groups are mixed gender and some are single gender.  The extended care level for males is housed at one location and the extended care level for females is housed at another.

A Foundation for Recovery

At Acadiana Treatment Center, we aim to help each client attain a thorough understanding of the concerns they're facing and learn how to find relief. Our treatment focuses on thorough education and employs proven methods of individualized treatment.

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Acadiana gave me a new perspective on life and the importance of living it intentionally. Their team and treatment helped me find myself again.

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We are affiliated with the following organizations, which provide accreditation, education, and training to ensure quality mental health and addiction treatment.
  • Addictive Disorder Regulatory Authority
  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)
  • National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP)
  • The Jason Foundation