A Premier Drug and Alcohol Treatment Program


Admission & Cost


People come to Fernside from across the United States and the world. We can help arrange admission from most any domestic or international location.

Fernside fields inquiries for the program 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For more information about the program or admission, please contact:

Phone: 800.906.9531
Email mcleanfernside@partners.org

Please note that our knowledgeable staff members have resources nationwide and will help arrange drug or alcohol detoxification services as needed prior to admission.


The fee for Fernside is $1,880 per day. We are a self-pay program that does not accept insurance or any third party reimbursement. With the exception of the Recovery Renewal Track, a 30-day minimum stay is required to help assure full benefit from the program.

Included in Day Rate

Clinical Services

  • Intensive individual therapy
  • Psychiatric assessment
  • Medication evaluation and management
  • Internal medicine/initial physical
  • Intensive group therapies
  • Family and couples meetings
  • Psychoeducational services
  • Case management services (ongoing consultation with referring clinician and aftercare planning)
  • Nutritional consultations

Non-Clinical Services

  • Private room/private bath (single occupancy)
  • All onsite meals, snacks, beverages
  • In state airport transportation (pick up and return)
  • Transportation services to scheduled clinical appointments
  • Onsite fitness room

Not Included in Day Rate

These optional ancillary clinical and medical services may or may not be covered by patient’s insurance.

McLean Hospital Ancillary Services

  • Neurological consultations
  • Psychological testing
  • Neuropsychological testing
  • Specialty imaging - MRI
  • Forensic consultations
  • Specialty psychiatric consultations

Other Medical Services

  • Ambulance services
  • Dental services
  • Emergency room visits
  • Medications
  • Laboratory testing
  • Specialized pain management
  • Physical therapy
  • Sleep study
  • Special duty nursing
  • Specials 1:1

Non-Clinical Services

  • Transportation services (other than to scheduled appointments)
  • Offsite meals
  • Personal beauty/hair salon services
  • Personal laundry and cleaning
  • Therapeutic services (massage, acupuncture, etc.)