A Signature Addiction Recovery Program. If you or a loved one are struggling with drug or alcohol addiction, McLean is here to help. Call us today to speak to admission staff about treatment options.
If you are living with drug or alcohol addiction or if you struggle with substance misuse that is affected by other mental health conditions such as anxiety or depression, we can help.
Fernside, one of McLean Hospital’s Signature Addiction Recovery Programs, offers exceptional clinical care that provides men and women the tools to achieve and maintain abstinence from drugs and alcohol, reclaim a sense of self-worth, and learn to manage the stresses of an active life. Our scientifically proven clinical treatment and recovery methods result in positive therapeutic outcomes.
This self-pay, residential program provides world-class alcohol and drug addiction treatment in the private, charming setting of a renovated country bed and breakfast. Services are available to individuals ages 18 and older.
Our Harvard Medical School-affiliated clinicians are experts in the use of state-of-the-art psychological treatments and medication evaluation and counseling. The program offers the opportunity for 30-day or longer lengths of stay to assure full benefits are achieved.
“My experience at Fernside was invaluable. The individualized attention from the doctors and staff was uniquely satisfying and a crucial part of the program.”– Fernside patient
Read one Signature Recovery patient’s story on living a life without alcohol.
Fernside provides attentive, individualized care for drug and alcohol addiction. Our clinicians are experts in substance abuse recovery, rehabilitation, and relapse prevention and are here to help motivate individuals to take the necessary steps to overcome addiction.
Our intensive, seven-day-a-week program focuses on relapse prevention and recovery, and specializes in caring for those whose substance use disorder has not responded to other treatment or is further complicated by other psychiatric illnesses such as depression, anxiety, or post-traumatic stress disorder.
Learn more about McLean’s unique approach to addiction care.
Admission & Cost
Fernside fields inquiries for the program 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For more information about program admission or to make a referral, please contact:
People come to Fernside from across the United States and around the world. Our knowledgeable admissions staff have information about resources nationwide, and can help arrange drug or alcohol detoxification services as needed prior to admission.
The fee for Fernside is $1,990 per day, and as a self-pay program we do not accept insurance or any third-party reimbursement.
A 30-day minimum stay is recommended to help assure full benefit from the program.
For more information about what is included in the Fernside day rate, please see below.