A. F. Whitsitt Center Referral
Inpatient Residential Services
A. F. Whitsitt Center
The A. F. Whitsitt Center (AFWC) is a licensed, CARF Accredited inpatient residential program. The facility operates 24-hours, seven-days-a-week and providing treatment services to adults ages 18 and older suffering from Substance Use and Co-occurring disorders.
Individuals receive services and support from our professional treatment team of Nurses, Addiction Counselors, Physicians/CRNPs, Social Workers, Peer Recovery Specialists, Direct Care Assistants and Community Health Outreach Workers. All admissions are given a medical assessment and a psychiatric evaluation. Priority admission is given for expectant mothers. Individuals are provided discharge & aftercare planning services which may include referrals to recovery residences and other levels of care as needed.
Eligibility & Fees: Individuals must meet medical necessity criteria. The program accepts Medical Assistance, Uninsured funding for those with Medicare or Self-pay. Some private insurances may pay for our services, please verify that with your insurance company.
- Referral Form located above with directions to email or fax.
- Call 410-778-6404, Press 1 for Admissions
- Walk-In Days: Mondays (except major holidays) & Wednesdays 9-11:30a; Tuesday walk-in hours coming in 2023 stay tuned
Withdrawal Management – medically monitored withdrawal management from alcohol, opiate, and/or benzodiazepine use disorder individuals. Length of stay usually anywhere from 5-7 days.
Residential Treatment (ASAM Levels 3.7 & 3.5) – medically and clinically managed residential treatment. Length of stay usually anywhere from 21-28 days, with potential option to stay longer if one qualifies. Services include:
- Nursing and Physician Services
- Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)
- Individual Therapy
- Group Therapy
- Relapse Prevention Groups
- Gender-Specific Groups
- Co-Occurring Treatment
- Integration into self-help strategies
- Grief Counseling
- Trauma-informed care and therapy
State Opioid Response (SOR) Crisis Stabilization Beds – Through a SAMSHA grant, twelve (12) crisis stabilization beds are available for those with opioid use and/or stimulant disorders. These beds offer up to a 4 day stay to stabilize oneself. Individuals may be able to start MAT, transfer to another level of care or develop other discharge plans.
Our mission is to help individuals affected by disorders to achieve a better quality of life through prevention, intervention, comprehensive treatment, and recovery support services. Our primary goal is the preservation of the dignity and well-being of every consumer through the promotion, maintenance, and restoration of a happy, productive life.
Our mission is based on six core values:
- Dignity – we believe that every person has a right to be treated with respect.
- Compassion – we feel and show this to each consumer and family member.
- Justice – we have the obligation to treat one another without prejudice, with fairness and due process.
- Service – we commit ourselves to the principle that the primary purpose of our work is to serve the good of our consumers.
- Excellence – we hold ourselves accountable to the highest possible standards of clinical care.
- Commitment – we strive to provide exceptional treatment services.