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Program and Treatment Overview


Ashley's inpatient treatment programs are designed for adults age 18 and older, and are based on proven models for primary, relapse treatment and chronic pain and addiction.

All patients participate in at least 12 hours of group therapy a week, led by their assigned certified addiction counselor. Groups are limited to eight or fewer participants and individual therapy sessions are with the same counselor. Our more than two-to-one staff to patient ratio provides individualized, personalized treatment.

Inpatient Treatment


Primary Treatment Program
Primary treatment is for patients who have never received treatment, or those who have little knowledge of addiction, recovery tools and terminology. The treatment program teaches and reinforces 12 Step recovery methods and includes gender-responsive tracks for young adults, women and men. Gender-responsive treatment allows for issues common to a patient's gender to be addressed in a gender-specific, safe environment.

Relapse Treatment Program
Specialized, Gorski-certified relapse treatment is for patients that have had prior treatment, or an extended period of sobriety, and then relapsed. This program was pioneered at Father Martin's Ashley to dig deeper into the cause of relapse for patients who have difficulty maintaining sobriety.

Pain Recovery Program
At Ashley, we understand that there are distinct physiological and psychological differences between a patient who has become addicted to medications intended to manage the symptoms of pain and one who started using drugs for the “high”.  A person with an underlying, painful health condition needs treatment that simultaneously treats their pain, and their dependence on medication. The Pain Recovery Program at Father Martin’s Ashley is designed to concurrently treat these two serious health issues.

Family Programs
Addiction is a disease that impacts the entire family. Ashley's three-day weekend Family Wellness Program is open to ALL families dealing with addiction. Through education, discussion and professionally-guided therapy, family members learn to work together toward open and honest communication.
Ashley's Rainbow of Hope Children & Youth Program is designed to help children ages 7-14 that are living, or have lived with an addicted guardian or parent.

Adjunctive Therapies and Services

Ashley offers a wide variety of recreational and therapeutic activities. These activities include:
  • Yoga, mindfulness meditation and massage
  • Acupuncture and Acudetox
  • Relaxation classes
  • Art therapy
  • Therapeutic Drumming 
  • Music for the Inner Self
  • Indoor and outdoor recreation choices
  • Optional spiritual services

Information for Referring Professionals

Clinical Staff Overview
Ashley's clinical care is recognized for excellence in the addiction treatment field. All counselors are certified addiction specialists, and many are certified in relapse prevention treatment. Many Ashley counselors have multiple specialties, certifications and licenses. A patient's counselor remains constant through their treatment, for both group and individual therapy. Ashley has a full-time PhD level staff clinical psychologist to assess and address issues of trauma, process addictions and other co-occurring concerns.

Medical Staff Overview and Medical Treatment Approaches
Our dedicated medical staff offers a wide range of medical care. Our staff physician, pain specialist and Director of Nursing are on-site and full-time. Our Vice President of Treatment Services/Medical Director is a board-certified psychiatrist and addiction psychiatry specialist. Psychiatric and medical appointments are available on campus, as needed, with our three, full-time, in-house physicians and psychologist. The nursing team consists of over 20 nurses, many addiction certified, that provide around-the-clock patient care.

Medically-assisted and monitored detoxification is available on-site as integrated part of the treatment program.

Co-occurring Disorders
We treat patients whose primary illness is alcohol or drug addiction, and whose mental or physical health conditions do not prohibit them from ambulation or participating in treatment programs.

We can treat patients with relatively stable psychiatric and non-emergent medical problems like hypertension, diabetes, arthritis and pain.

Contact our Admissions Department to inquire about patients being admitted to our Pain Recovery Program.


Ashley's Admissions Department is on-site and available from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m., every day of the year. Trained admissions counselors can answer your questions and begin the admission process over the phone. Call 800.799.4673 Ext. 213 or 410.273.2213 or click here to send an email.

Click here to download a quick facts sheet about Father Martin's Ashley.

Father Martin's Ashley is non-profit, non-denominational and accredited by the Joint Commission.
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