Alcohol and Chemical Dependency

Outpatient Chemical Dependency Program

Recovery Center 
Christian Hospital 
Professional Building 2, Suite 401 
St. Louis, Missouri 63136
314.953.8100

The Chemical Dependency Program focuses on helping adults between the ages of 18-60 dealing with substance abuse and any other mind altering substances. This intensive outpatient program offers classes Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. The program includes

  • Two 50-minute group sections with patient interaction
  • One 50-minute educational section
  • Classes facilitated by a licensed counselor/social worker
Our treatment team works with you and your doctor to develop a personal plan of care. Following discharge, you are encouraged to attend Aftercare, Alcoholics Anonymous, Group 109 and Chemical Dependency support group offered by the Hospital. 

The programs offered are intensive outpatient group therapy and are covered by most major insurances, Medicare Part B or Medicaid HMO (Home State, Healthcare USA, etc.). 

Potential clients need to contact us to set up an appointment for an assessment to determine if they meet criteria. Once determined that client meets criteria, participation can begin the following day. We do provide transportation for clients in the area that do not have any form of transportation.

Call 314.953.8100 to schedule a confidential mental health evaluation.


Inpatient Chemical Dependency Program

Inpatient Stabilization
The service begins with a medically supervised hospital stay for the inpatient treatment phase, which typically last 3-5 days. Upon admission, initial assessment of the patients fundamental needs are accomplished. These assessments include a medical history, physical, a complete laboratory workup, and a nursing assessment. 

Discharge planning will occur prior to leaving the hospital, the patient will be referred to appropriate community based treatment programs. The goal of these support groups is to blend education for all patients regarding chemical dependency with practical methodologies to prevent relapse. 

The Service has qualified hospital personnel, which include the following:
  • Medical Director/Attending Physician
  • Nursing Staff
By utilizing their training and experience, the staff will ensure that each person receives the attention necessary for safe medical stabilization in the hospital.